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Formula 1 2020: Valtteri Bottas signs contract extension with Mercedes until end of next season
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Formula 1 2020: Valtteri Bottas signs contract extension with Mercedes until end of next season

Bottas, who was runner-up to Hamilton last year, joined Mercedes in 2017 and has so far notched eight wins and 12 pole positions with the team.

Premier League: Former captain Ledley King joins Tottenham's coaching staff as assistant manager
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Premier League: Former captain Ledley King joins Tottenham's coaching staff as assistant manager

The 39-year-old King spent his entire 13-year playing career at Tottenham and has been a club ambassador since retiring in 2012.

Premier League to revert to three maximum substitutions per match during next season
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Premier League to revert to three maximum substitutions per match during next season

Despite the International Football Association Board allowing the temporary use of five substitutions next season, the league won't be adopting it. The rule had been seen to favor bigger clubs with more depth in their squads.

Indian women's football team coach Maymol Rocky praises effects of strength training on squad
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Indian women's football team coach Maymol Rocky praises effects of strength training on squad

Speaking about it at length on AIFF TV, Maymol referred to the period when she first introduced it in the team.

Formula 1 2020: Sergio Perez could make return at Silverstone, Nico Hulkenberg still on standby
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Formula 1 2020: Sergio Perez could make return at Silverstone, Nico Hulkenberg still on standby

Perez has been in quarantine for seven days but he has been cleared to drive again for Racing Point this weekend providing he returns a negative COVID-19 test

MotoGP 2020: Marc Marquez ruled out of Czech Grand Prix after undergoing surgery on right arm
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MotoGP 2020: Marc Marquez ruled out of Czech Grand Prix after undergoing surgery on right arm

Márquez needed a second surgery on Monday after re-injuring his arm at home. Honda team manager Alberto Puig said on Thursday that Márquez damaged a titanium plate in his right humerus while trying to open a window in his house.

Eric Garcia turned down offer for contract extension with Manchester City, says Pep Guardiola
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Eric Garcia turned down offer for contract extension with Manchester City, says Pep Guardiola

Eric Garcia has been linked with a return to boyhood club Barcelona which he left three years ago.

Qatar Football Association fines former Barcelona star Xavi Hernandez $2,700 for breaching COVID-19 protocol
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Qatar Football Association fines former Barcelona star Xavi Hernandez $2,700 for breaching COVID-19 protocol

Xavi, head coach of Qatari side Al-Sadd, revealed at the end of July that he had contracted the virus but just days later he said he had returned home and to work.

ISL: FC Goa sign Spanish winger Jorge Ortiz on free transfer
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ISL: FC Goa sign Spanish winger Jorge Ortiz on free transfer

Jorge Ortiz last played for Atletico Baleares in the Spanish Segunda Division - Group 1.

Cricket Australia considering moving Boxing Day Test against India from Melbourne to Adelaide amid COVID-19 fears
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Cricket Australia considering moving Boxing Day Test against India from Melbourne to Adelaide amid COVID-19 fears

Cricket Australia is contemplating moving the traditional Boxing Day Test against India from Melbourne to Adelaide due to rising COVID-19 cases in the state of Victoria.

Lone ranger Shiva Keshavan plans to get luge off the blocks in new role
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Lone ranger Shiva Keshavan plans to get luge off the blocks in new role

With no fixed tenure, no office space, no staff, and no infrastructure, Shiva Keshavan has a clean, even if scratchy, slate to begin, but then, walking alone has never been a problem for him.

Serie A club AS Roma sold to the Texas-based Friedkin Group for $700 million
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Serie A club AS Roma sold to the Texas-based Friedkin Group for $700 million

The announcement comes on the same day Roma faces Sevilla in the Europa League round of 16, having finished fifth in Serie A.

Roland Garros 2020: 'Slim to none' Nick Kyrgios unlikely to feature at Parisian Grand Slam
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Roland Garros 2020: 'Slim to none' Nick Kyrgios unlikely to feature at Parisian Grand Slam

Kyrgios said: "I'm going to use this (time) to stay home, train, be with my family, be with my friends and I'm just going to act responsibly, and wait till I think there's better circumstances to play."

ISL: Odisha FC hire Brazilian Rogerio Ramos as new goalkeeping coach
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ISL: Odisha FC hire Brazilian Rogerio Ramos as new goalkeeping coach

The former Indian national team goalkeeping coach Rogerio Ramos has signed a two-year deal with Odisha FC.

India's Anika Varma misses out on match play spot at US Women's Amateur Championship
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India's Anika Varma misses out on match play spot at US Women's Amateur Championship

Sixteen players at six-over went into a play-off for six spots as Anika was stranded at seven-over.

India's current backline can challenge the world's best hockey teams, says former India player VR Raghunath
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India's current backline can challenge the world's best hockey teams, says former India player VR Raghunath

VR Raghunath is of the view that the Indian team should make a fresh start in its Olympic preparations following a forced break due to the pandemic.

PGA Championship: British Open champion Shane Lowry ready to test himself in San Francisco
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PGA Championship: British Open champion Shane Lowry ready to test himself in San Francisco

In addition to his emotional British Open triumph, Lowry has collected three European Tour victories, and one other PGA Tour victory at the 2015 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational.

Coronavirus Outbreak: A-League on alert as fan tests positive for COVID-19
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Coronavirus Outbreak: A-League on alert as fan tests positive for COVID-19

It is believed to be the first positive case at a professional sporting fixture in Australia since the Twenty20 Women's World Cup final in Melbourne on 8 March.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Giant Olympic rings in Japan's capital towed away for maintenance
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Giant Olympic rings in Japan's capital towed away for maintenance

The 69-ton interlocking rings went up off the Odaiba bay area at the beginning of the year, as the city began the final countdown to the Summer Olympics.

'We could care less': NBA star LeBron James brushes off US president Donald Trump's blast
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'We could care less': NBA star LeBron James brushes off US president Donald Trump's blast

Trump said he turns away when he sees NBA players kneel during the anthem, although players have said the move is to protest police brutality and social injustice, and is not an insult to the flag, military or nation.