La Liga: Barcelona to resume title defence against Real Mallorca on 13 June

Barcelona beat Real Sociedad in their final La Liga match before lockdownBarcelona will resume their La Liga title defence against Real Mallorca following the coronavirus shutdown.Football was suspended in Spain on 12 March but Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez has said it can resume.Barca will travel to face Real Mallorca on 13 June, two days after…

Silverstone: F1 races given go-ahead by UK government

Silverstone has been closed under lockdown laws during the coronavirus pandemicFormula 1 has been given the go-ahead by the UK government to hold two races at Silverstone this summer, BBC Sport has been told.F1 sources say people involved in elite sports events will be exempt from a requirement on international travellers to self-isolate for 14…

Transfer rumours: Sane, Havertz, Telles, Osimhen, Werner, Camavinga

Bayern Munich want to sign Manchester City and Germany winger Leroy Sane, 24, and compatriot Kai Havertz, 20, from Bayer Leverkusen as part of “a new era” at the club, says their deputy chairman. (Bayern 1, via Evening Standard)Chelsea lead Paris St-Germain to sign Porto’s Brazilian left-back Alex Telles, 27. (Tuttosport via Express)Lille have received…

Championship season set to restart on 20 June as coronavirus lockdown eases

Leeds United have won each of their past five matches in the ChampionshipThe Championship season is set to resume on 20 June, more than three months after it was suspended because of the coronavirus pandemic.The EFL said the date was “provisional” and “subject to the strict proviso that all safety requirements and government guidance is…

George Floyd death: Jadon Sancho & Marcus Thuram join protests against racism

Jadon Sancho took off his shirt in the 57th minute after scoring for Borussia DortmundEngland forward Jadon Sancho was among a number of sports stars adding their voice to worldwide protests against racism on Sunday.Protests have been held after George Floyd, an unarmed black man, died while being restrained by Minneapolis police. Sancho unveiled a…

SC Paderborn 1-6 Borussia Dortmund: England’s Jadon Sancho scores hat-trick on return

Only Robert Lewandowski, Kylian Mbappe and Lionel Messi have had more goal involvements (goals or assists) than 20-year-old Jadon Sancho since August 2018England’s Jadon Sancho scored the first hat-trick of his career on his first start since the Bundesliga resumed as Borussia Dortmund thrashed Paderborn.After an uneventful first half, Thorgan Hazard put Dortmund ahead with…

Mauro Icardi: Argentine striker secures permanent switch from Inter Milan to PSG

Icardi is the 16th Argentine to play for PSGFrench champions Paris St-Germain have signed striker Mauro Icardi for 60m euros (£54m) from Inter Milan.The 27-year-old Argentina international joined PSG in September on a season-long loan with a buy-out option.The new deal means he will be at the French side until June 2024.Icardi scored 20 goals…

Burns stuns Woodley at UFC Fight Night

Gilbert Burns (right) now wants a shot at the welterweight titleBrazilian welterweight Gilbert Burns upset former world champion Tyron Woodley with a unanimous points win at UFC Fight Night in Las Vegas.Burns, 33, moved to six-straight wins with a 50-45, 50-44, 50-44 decision after five rounds with the American.In the opening round Burns bloodied his…

Tyrone Mings: Premier League players ‘last to be consulted’ over ‘financially driven’ restart

Mings (left) says players accept Project Restart is “financially driven”Aston Villa’s Tyrone Mings says the players were the “last people to be consulted” over the Premier League’s “financially driven” ‘Project Restart’.The Premier League is set to resume on 17 June following its shutdown because of the coronavirus outbreak.There were no positive results in the most…

Champions League quiz: name all 22 champions of Europe

31 May From the section Champions League On what should have been Champions League final weekend, can you name each team to have won the continent’s elite club competition?The tournament started life in 1955-56 as the European Cup. Ten clubs have won it once, while another has claimed 13 titles. You have three minutes to…