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ITF🎾 Launch Nastase Investigation🕵 after Serena Comments🗣

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has launched an investigation into Romanian Fed Cup captain Ilie Nastase after allegations the former world number one had made a derogatory comment about Serena Williams' unborn child.

At the Fed Cup draw in Constanta on Friday before a tie between Romania and Britain, Nastase …

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James Pattinson reprimanded by ECB for excessive appealing

Australian fast bowler James Pattinson has been reprimanded by the ECB for excessive appealing during a County Championship game last week. The Nottinghamshire pacer was reported by on field umpires Peter Hartley and Alex Wharf during the game against Durham at the Riverside Ground in Chester-le-Street last week.

The ECB …

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Scarponi killed in road accident while training

Michele Scarponi, the 2011 Giro d'Italia champion, has been killed after being hit by a van while training close to his home in Filottrano, Italy, his Astana team said on Saturday.

Scarponi, 37, left home early on Saturday morning for a training ride. The accident happened at a crossroads.

"This …

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Buenos Aires drops out of running for 2023 PanAm Games

Buenos Aires is dropping out of the running to host the 2023 Pan American Games and will instead focus on a bid for the event four years later, the president of the Argentine Olympic Committee (COA), Gerardo Werthein, said on Friday.

Werthein said the Argentine capital, which will hold the …

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Golf: Finau, Cauley share lead at Texas Open

Long-hitting Tony Finau stumbled at the final hole to fall back into a share of the second-round lead with fellow American Bud Cauley at the Texas Open on Friday.

Finau, buoyed by an eagle at the par-four 11th, looked set to enjoy sole possession of the lead at the end …

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Gymnastics: British Parkour body accuses FIG of encroachment

Britain's Parkour governing body has accused gymnastics of "encroachment and misappropriation" in seeking to incorporate elements of the running, climbing and jumping sport into a new discipline.

Britain in January became the first country officially to recognize Parkour, which was founded in France in the 1980s and takes its name …

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Sailing: Italian duo break sailing record from Dakar to Guadeloupe

An Italian father and son duo have sailed their way into the record books after taking just over 11 days to cross the Atlantic in a catamaran.

Nico and Vittorio Malingri arrived in the Guadeloupe port town of Pointe-à-Pitre on Thursday, 11 days, one hour and nine minutes after leaving …

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OFFICIAL: Juventus agree €9.5m deal for Bentancur

Rodrigo Bentancur will join Juventus from next season after the Serie A champions agreed an initial €9.5million fee with Boca Juniors.

The 19-year-old midfielder has signed a five-year deal with the Turin giants and will officially become a Juve player on July 1, bringing his two-year spell as a …

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WI lower middle order seize momentum

West Indies 244/7 (Roston Chase 63, Shane Dowrich 56; Mohammad Amir 3-28) vs Pakistan

West Indies's lower middle order put up a strong fight to help the hosts revive from 71 for 5 and finish the opening day of the first Test on 244 for 7, before bad lights …

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