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 Seville to be a host city for rescheduled Euro 2020

The Spanish city of Seville is to be named as a host venue for the rescheduled Euro 2020 soccer tournament after Bilbao was dropped, a source close to the decision said on Friday. European soccer's governing body UEFA could not …

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Bilbao dropped as Euro 2020 host by UEFA

UEFA has dropped Bilbao as a host city for Euro 2020 this summer, according to a statement published by the regional authorities on Wednesday. The Bilbao committee in charge of the four games due to be held at San Mames stadium has …

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Olympic motto to be altered?

The Olympic motto "Faster - Higher - Stronger" may be altered in three months, President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Thomas Bach said at a press conference. The motto was approved by the first Olympic Congress …

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Olympic torch being carried through Japan

The torch relay for the Tokyo Olympics ran through a mostly empty Osaka city park on Tuesday, showing the risks of trying to hold the postponed games during a pandemic. It came on the same day that the government said new coronavirus …

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North Korea to skip Tokyo Olympics in 2021

North Korea will not take part in the Summer Olympics in Tokyo this year in order to protect its athletes from the coronavirus infection, South Korea’s Yonhap news agency reported. The decision was made at the March meeting of the …

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Azerbaijani judoka wins Grand Slam gold

Judoka from Azerbaijan Zelim Katsoev (100 kg) in the final of the Grand Slam held in Antalya defeated Japanese Aaron Wola and won a gold medal. Another representative of the Azerbaijani team Ushangi Kokauri (over 100 kg) will fight for …

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Russia loses to Slovakia in World Cup qualifier

Russia’s national football team lost 1:2 to Slovakia in a qualifier for the 2022 World Cup on Tuesday. The match was held in the Slovakian town of Trnava without spectators. The goals for Slovakia were scored by Milan …

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Lewis Hamilton wins Bahrain Grand Prix

Mercedes Lewis Hamilton held off Max Verstappen's Red Bull for victory in an extraordinary finish to the Bahrain Grand Prix. Hamilton held off polesitter Verstappen in a riveting finish to the season-opening Bahrain Grand Prix. …

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