British Open to welcome up to 32,000 fans per day: R&A | Golf News

The British Open will be able to accommodate up to 32,000 fans per day at Royal St George’s, organisers the Royal and Ancient (R&A) said on Saturday after discussions with the government and public health authorities. The 149th Open, cancelled last year because of the Covid pandemic, will take place July 15-18 and fans will … Read more

Eoin Morgan and Jos Buttler under scanner after old tweets mocking fans resurface | Off the field News

LONDON: Even as England pacer James Anderson on Tuesday said his side will learn from the Ollie Robinson controversy, old tweets from England’s limited-overs skipper Eoin Morgan and wicketkeeper Jos Buttler have come to light, which seem to be written in a way that mocks the English language used by fans. Current Kolkata Knight Riders … Read more

Naomi Osaka: Naomi Osaka thanks fans for support after French Open departure | Tennis News

LOS ANGELES: Four-time Grand Slam winner Naomi Osaka posted her first social media comments Saturday since pulling out of the French Open after a dispute over news conferences. Osaka, who also had revealed her ongoing battle with depression and anxiety, thanked her supporters in a brief message on Instagram. “Just want to say thank you … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: Japan considers asking Olympic fans for negative COVID tests, vaccinations | Tokyo Olympics News

TOKYO: Japan is considering requiring negative COVID-19 test results or vaccination records from fans attending the Tokyo Olympics, the Yomiuri newspaper reported on Monday, as a new poll showed public opposition to the Games remained strong. With the opening of the Games less than two months away, public confidence has been shaken by a fourth … Read more

Novak Djokovic will play Olympics only if fans allowed | Tokyo Olympics News

BELGRADE: World number one Novak Djokovic said on Thursday that he would reconsider taking part in the Tokyo Olympics if spectators were banned from attending. The world number one’s reaction came after calls grew in Japan for the Games to take place behind closed doors, with one doctors’ association saying the event should be cancelled … Read more

Robert Lewandowski poised to make Bundesliga history as Bayern Munich welcome back fans | Football News

Robert Lewandowski poised to make Bundesliga history as Bayern Munich welcome back fans | Football News

<p>Robert Lewandowski (AP Photo)<br></p> BERLIN: Robert Lewandowski can break Gerd Mueller’s 49-year-old Bundesliga single-season goal record this weekend when champions Bayern Munich play in front of their home fans for the first time since March 2020. The Poland striker’s penalty in Bayern’s 2-2 draw at Freiburg last time out saw him equal Mueller’s record of … Read more

Juventus win Italian Cup for 14th time as fans return | Football News

REGGIO EMILIA (Italy): Dethroned league champions Juventus beat Atalanta 2-1 to win the Italian Cup for the 14th time on Wednesday as fans returned to the stadium for the first time in over a year. Goals in either half from Dejan Kulusevski and Federico Chiesa gave coach Andrea Pirlo his second trophy of the season … Read more

Manchester City stunned by Brighton, Manchester United held as fans return | Football News

LONDON: Brighton staged a superb fightback from two goals down to beat Manchester City 3-2 after the champions had Joao Cancelo sent off, while Manchester United were held to a 1-1 draw by relegated Fulham as fans returned to the Premier League on Tuesday. Supporters have been allowed back into Premier League matches this week … Read more

Study shows away sides major winners of absent fans in Premier League | Football News

LONDON: A study has shown that away teams in the Premier League have been major beneficiaries of the lack of crowds this season, confirming a trend that started to appear at the outset of matches being played behind closed doors. With up to 10,000 fans set to return to English top flight fixtures for the … Read more

Fans to stay in bubble, return same day for Champions League final | Football News

LISBON: English fans attending the Champions League final in Porto between Manchester City and Chelsea will have to fly in on the day of the match and will need to stay in a ‘bubble’ before flying back straight after the game, the Portuguese government said on Thursday. European soccer’s governing body UEFA confirmed on Thursday … Read more