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Grand National cancellation set to cost a staggering £500MILLION with bookies hit hardest by the loss of revenue from Aintree's three-day festival amid coronavirus lockdown

Wednesday  13:30,   01 april 2020

EXCLUSIVE BY DOMINIC KING AND MATT HUGHES: The cancellation of Saturday's Randox Health Grand National will cost almost half a billion pounds in lost revenue.The bookmaking industry will be the hardest hit with the three-day festival at Aintree... >>>

Van Dijk: Messi my toughest opponent, Aguero hardest to mark

Wednesday  12:56,   01 april 2020

Lionel Messi and Sergio Aguero were praised by Liverpool star Virgil van Dijk.Van Dijk and Messi went head-to-head last season, when Liverpool produced an incredible second-leg comeback to beat Barcelona in the Champions League... >>>

Former Marseille boss Pape Diouf dies at 68 from coronavirus

Wednesday  12:15,   01 april 2020

Former Marseille president Pape Diouf has died aged 68 after contracting the new coronavirus, the football club and a family source said on Tuesday. Diouf, who was born in Chad but had French and Senegalese citizenship, led the club between... >>>

Red Bull boss Horner says F1 teams seek delay to new rules to 2023

Wednesday  10:40,   01 april 2020

Formula 1 teams are looking to delay the introduction of the new technical regulations by one more year until 2023, according to Red Bull Racing chief Christian Horner .F1 was set to introduce an overhauled set of technical regulations in 2021, but... >>>

Between Cristiano Ronaldo and Messi for greatest of all time - Vazquez

Wednesday  06:50,   01 april 2020

The Spaniard believes the duo are the best ever but struggled when asked to pick between themHaving spent his entire senior career with Los Blancos, Vazquez play alongside Ronaldo for many years, while he has come up against Messi numerous times in... >>>

Pogba and Man Utd: What does future hold?

Wednesday  06:30,   01 april 2020

In his latest Man Utd notebook, SSN's James Cooper assesses Paul Pogba's Old Trafford future and highlights some key considerationsNormality itself is on hold right now, and so is the next chapter in the saga between Manchester United and... >>>

Messi and Bartomeu salary-cut battle exposes Barcelona divisions again

Wednesday  05:45,   01 april 2020

The Blaugrana skipper has lashed out a figures inside the club trying to discredit the players, suggesting that a civil war is edging ever closerThe affable Englishman had naively presumed that his job was to merely "try to win football matches. I... >>>

UEFA talks: Will the season finish?

Wednesday  05:45,   01 april 2020

UEFA will hold talks with every European association on Wednesday to discuss the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Sky Sports News' chief reporter Bryan Swanson looks at the main items on the agenda…This is the first time all 55 national... >>>

The most controversial Premier League moments of all time

Wednesday  05:45,   01 april 2020

The Premier League has provided plenty of entertainment all across the world over the last 28 years, however, there has also been plenty of drama both on and off the pitch. So, with most football across the world on an extended break, we’ve decided... >>>

Warne: I wouldn't make Smith captain

Wednesday  05:45,   01 april 2020

Shane Warne told Sky Sports that Steve Smith should focus on batting and not be reinstated as Australia captain. Smith's two-year leadership ban following the ball-tampering scandal has elapsed and he is now eligible to succeed Tim Paine as Test... >>>

Raheem Sterling's representatives 'refuse to rule out Liverpool return' after Manchester City star recently admitted his admiration for Jurgen Klopp's side

Wednesday  05:45,   01 april 2020

Liverpool could attempt to re-sign Raheem Sterling five years after he left Anfield, according to reports in France. Sterling left Anfield under a cloud when he joined City in a £45m deal in 2015.Sterling left Liverpool under a cloud when he moved... >>>

Federer wows fans with trick shots in the snow

Tuesday  17:41,   31 march 2020

Roger Federer delighted fans by posting a video on Twitter on Monday, which shows him executing some trademark trick shots against a wall in the snow. The Swiss star hit a series of highlight reel shots for the fans, including a series of tweeners... >>>

'Of course it still annoys me... he's a millionaire now and I'm struggling': John McDermott says Tyson Fury never deserved to beat him during controversial bout 11 years ago... and Fury Snr admits it too!

Tuesday  16:32,   31 march 2020

In the ongoing battle for heavyweight boxing supremacy between Tyson Fury, Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder the former has something the others do not - an unbeaten professional career.  However, in 2009 he won one bout in very fortunate and... >>>

Paine: I'd back Smith's return as skipper

Tuesday  15:55,   31 march 2020

Australia skipper Tim Paine says he would "fully support" Steve Smith regaining the captaincy from him. Smith is eligible to captain Australia again after his two-year suspension following the ball-tampering incident was concluded, which means he... >>>

Welcome to Wrestlemania! Fury, Tyson, Rousey and the sports stars who starred in WWE

Tuesday  15:50,   31 march 2020

Tuesday marks 35 years since the first Wrestlemania. We take a look at the sports stars who have been involved with WWE.While the globe has been ground to a halt by the coronavirus pandemic, Vince McMahon's global sports entertainment behemoth has... >>>