Deontay Wilder and Oleksandr Usyk lost Olympic fights to Clemente Russo who ‘didn’t hit hard’

Clemente Russo handed Olympic heartbreak to Deontay Wilder and Oleksandr Usyk but British amateurs would wonder about him: ‘How does this guy get wins?’ Italian police offer Russo, 37, never became a professional boxer but won two Olympic silver medals, the 2007 and 2013 world amateur championships and the 2012 World Series of Boxing tournament. […]

Retired tennis player Patrick McEnroe has recovered from mild case of coronavirus

Retired tennis player Patrick McEnroe says he has recovered from a mild case of coronavirus, he announced on social media on Tuesday. McEnroe, younger brother of seven-times Grand Slam champion John, said he had been tested after experiencing “some minor symptoms” about 10 or 11 days ago. “My tests just came back positive,” the 53-year-old […]

Emoji Quiz: Name that football player!

In 20 years’ time, when we reflect on this period of unprecedented uncertainty, people will ask what we did to pass the time during isolation. Some will recall keeping fit in the comfort of their own homes under the tutelage of a well-known YouTube trainer, others will recite the name of a feline-related Netflix series, […]

NRL Talking points

As the coronavirus continues to impact sport globally – Jenna Brooks has the latest from the NRL Pay cuts Last week Wigan’s George Burgess shocked the rugby league world when he revealed Super League players were expecting to take a pay-cut of up to 75 per cent. While I’ve been told no player in the […]