Britain could bid for football and rugby World Cups & Tour de France start, says UK Sport

Britain could bid for football and rugby World Cups & Tour de France start, says UK Sport

London Stadium hosted the 2017 World Athletics and World Para-Athletics ChampionshipsUK Sport has released a list of major international events Britain could bid for over the next two decades. It includes football and rugby World Cups, the starts of all three of cycling’s Grand Tours, the Ryder Cup and the World Athletics Championship. It builds…

An Australian football club has issued a grovelling apology after its players dressed in blackface as Serena and Venus Williams

An Australian football club has issued a grovelling apology after its players dressed in blackface as Serena and Venus Williams

Three football players have been photographed dressed in blackface as tennis champions Serena Williams and Venus Williams. The athletes play for the Australian Rules Football team Penguin Football Club, a sports team based in Tasmania, according to The Washington Post. They wore outfits and makeup to dress up as the Williams sisters and Kenyan-born football…

Football club attendances: Are fans getting the full picture?

Football club attendances: Are fans getting the full picture?

Arsenal’s empty seats and near-capacity official figures have been frequently remarked uponFor some West Ham fans, it’s not been much fun at London Stadium recently – but at least when the attendances were announced last season many were able to manage a wry smile. It’s a moment replicated in football stadiums across the country as…

Two men stabbed in football violence

Two men stabbed in football violence

Image copyright Marianne Chirray Image caption The emergency services responded promptly to the trouble Two men have been seriously injured in violent clashes before Rangers’ Europa League game against Osijek in Glasgow. The trouble occurred near Ibrox before the second leg of the second qualifying round tie with the Croatian side. Police said they had…