Eddie Jones isolating after England assistant tests positive for COVID-19

Eddie Jones will link up with his England squad a day after they assemble ahead of the Six Nations following a positive test for assistant Matt Proudfoot.

No need for tougher rules for returned travellers after Australia records two cases of new virus strain

Australia’s newly appointed Chief Medical Officer said other factors in the UK could be leading to the spread of a new strain around the south-east of England.

‘South Africa have a fair bit of work to do’: Australia anxious about tour

Following the abandonment of England’s tour, Australia vice-captain Pat Cummins says players would need biosecurity to be watertight to feel comfortable flying there in February.

‘Hand of God’: How Maradona’s famous words filled back pages around the globe

The English-speaking world very nearly did not get to hear Diego Maradona’s pithy reflection on his infamous goal in Argentina’s 2-1 defeat of England at the 1986 World Cup in […]

‘Code killer’: FFA report paints bleak picture for future of Socceroos

Australian soccer’s governing body is pushing for major reform after a report detailed the scale of the player pathways problem, revealing Australia offers just a third of the opportunities of […]

England keeps restaurants, schools and shops open under local lockdown plan

Boris Johnson announced three-tier lockdown system to tackle coronavirus infections but UK’s Chief Medical Officer Chris Whitty says ‘I am not confident, nor is anyone confident’ that it will work.