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Copa America 2021: Dozen Venezuela players and coaching staff members test positive for COVID-19 on eve of opening game against Brazil
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Copa America 2021: Dozen Venezuela players and coaching staff members test positive for COVID-19 on eve of opening game against Brazil

The health secretariat of the Federal District, which includes Brasilia, said in a statement that all of the infected people were isolated in a hotel. None of the Venezuelans were named.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: IWF confirms Indian weightlifter Mirabai Chanu’s qualification for Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: IWF confirms Indian weightlifter Mirabai Chanu’s qualification for Games

The 26-year-old from Manipur has qualified on the basis of her standings on IWF's Absolute Ranking list. Chanu is ranked second in the 49kg category with 4133,6172 points in her kitty.

'It is beyond a dream', India striker Sunil Chhetri reminisces on completing 16 years in international football
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'It is beyond a dream', India striker Sunil Chhetri reminisces on completing 16 years in international football

It was on this day, 16 years ago that Chhetri donned the India jersey for the first time, in a match against Pakistan in Quetta under then head coach Sukhwinder Singh.

I-League: Real Kashmir FC coach David Robertson honoured with British Empire Medal
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I-League: Real Kashmir FC coach David Robertson honoured with British Empire Medal

Robertson said he was "absolutely delighted" and honoured to have been recognised and awarded this honour for his work in Kashmir.

Euro 2020: England home games at Wembley 'unfair' says Croatia's Luka Modric
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Euro 2020: England home games at Wembley 'unfair' says Croatia's Luka Modric

England start their European Championship campaign against Croatia on Sunday before hosting Scotland on Friday and the Czech Republic on 22 June.

Euro 2020: Shock, prayers for Christian Eriksen after Danish footballer's collapse in Finland game
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Euro 2020: Shock, prayers for Christian Eriksen after Danish footballer's collapse in Finland game

Former Bolton Wanderers player Fabrice Muamba was one of the many wishing for Eriksen's recovery and safety. Muamba had collapsed during a game in the FA Cup against Spurs in 2012.

ISL: Naushad Moosa inks fresh three-year deal with Bengaluru FC as assistant coach
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ISL: Naushad Moosa inks fresh three-year deal with Bengaluru FC as assistant coach

Moosa, an AFC Pro-Licensed coach who has been at the helm of the Blues' Youth Development Programme along with being part of the coaching staff with the senior team, will be working alongside chief coach Marco Pezzaiuoli.

Euro 2020: Kieffer Moore's towering header sees Wales grab point with 1-1 draw against Switzerland
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Euro 2020: Kieffer Moore's towering header sees Wales grab point with 1-1 draw against Switzerland

Moore responded to Breel Embolo's second-half opener with a quarter of an hour remaining. Both sides trail Group A leaders Italy, who beat Turkey 3-0 in Friday's tournament curtain-raiser.

Euro 2020: Netherlands without Matthijs de Ligt for opener against Ukraine
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Euro 2020: Netherlands without Matthijs de Ligt for opener against Ukraine

De Ligt missed the Netherlands' final Euro 2020 warm-up match against Georgia last weekend and his absence is a major blow given they are coming into the tournament without their other leading central defender in Virgil van Dijk.

Premier League: 'Excited' David Moyes signs new contract with West Ham United
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Premier League: 'Excited' David Moyes signs new contract with West Ham United

The 58-year-old Scot surpassed expectations in his second spell at the Hammers securing them a place in next season's Europa League with 65 points, their highest Premier League tally.

Euro 2020: Defender Diego Llorente says COVID-19 chaos has made Spain 'stronger as a group'
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Euro 2020: Defender Diego Llorente says COVID-19 chaos has made Spain 'stronger as a group'

After a third consecutive day of no positive tests, Spain were allowed to train together as a group again on Saturday for the first time this week.

Andy Murray gets tough draw at Wimbledon warm up event, to face Benoit Paire in first round
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Andy Murray gets tough draw at Wimbledon warm up event, to face Benoit Paire in first round

Paire will be a tough first round opponent for Murray, who was given a wild card entry, though how much of a challenge may depend on what mood the Frenchman is in.

French Open 2021 highlights, women's singles final: Barbora Krejcikova wins maiden Grand Slam title
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French Open 2021 highlights, women's singles final: Barbora Krejcikova wins maiden Grand Slam title

In the French Open 2021 women's final, Barbora Krejcikova beat Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-1, 2-6, 6-4 for her maiden Grand Slam title.

Riyad Mahrez strikes as African champions Algeria create 27-match unbeaten record
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Riyad Mahrez strikes as African champions Algeria create 27-match unbeaten record

Popularly known as the Desert Foxes, the north Africans set the record by winning 20 matches, drawing seven, scoring 58 goals and conceding 17.

Swimming Australia to setup independent panel to probe Maddie Groves’ misogynistic perverts’ claim
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Swimming Australia to setup independent panel to probe Maddie Groves’ misogynistic perverts’ claim

The governing body has not been able to contact the dual Olympic silver medallist, but after a meeting on the sidelines of the trials in Adelaide, it announced a panel to look into the issues more closely.

Prince Harry announces return of Invictus Games in Germany
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Prince Harry announces return of Invictus Games in Germany

Harry is bringing the Invictus Games back after he had to cancel the event in 2020 and this year because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Staying calm in crunch situations will be key at Games, says Navneet Kaur
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Staying calm in crunch situations will be key at Games, says Navneet Kaur

Navneet said the Indian team management is ensuring that all players are clear about their roles on the pitch.

Euro 2020: Italy head coach Roberto Mancini hails 'important win' against Turkey
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Euro 2020: Italy head coach Roberto Mancini hails 'important win' against Turkey

Italy failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup but are now on a 28-match unbeaten run under Mancini.

French Open 2021: Maiden Grand Slam title beckons for surprise finalists Pavlyuchenkova, Krejcikova
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French Open 2021: Maiden Grand Slam title beckons for surprise finalists Pavlyuchenkova, Krejcikova

Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova and Barbora Krejcikova, two of the most unlikely Grand Slam finalists of the modern era, meet in French Open title match at the conclusion of a shock-heavy tournament.

Euro 2020: Start of tournament marks return of mega-scale sports events
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Euro 2020: Start of tournament marks return of mega-scale sports events

Euro 2020 represents a major step forward on the path toward recovery after one of the darkest chapters in the continent’s history since World War II.