LONDON — Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday that there will be “effectively a diplomatic boycott” of the 2022 Beijing Olympic Games by Britain, which joined the United States and others on Wednesday in a decision to pull its top officials from attendance of the Winter Games. The boycottContinue Reading

Ellis Genge: England fixture tests positive for Covid-19 and is out of Australia test England’s loose-headed mainstay Ellis Genge tested positive for Covid-19, meaning uncapped Sale’s mainstay Bevan Rodd will start against Australia on Saturday. Newcastle’s Trevor Davison, who won his only cap for England in July, replaces Rodd onContinue Reading

(PA Wire) Bill Gates has warned that governments must prepare for future pandemics and smallpox terror attacks by investing billions in research and development. Mr Gates made the warning during a Policy Exchange interview with the chair of the Health Select Committee Jeremy Hunt. The Microsoft founder also called forContinue Reading

A continent-wide Euros, an expanded Champions League and an entirely new tournament designed to spread the game further than before. At a time when the world is coming together at COP26 to tackle climate change, with potentially far-reaching impacts for individuals and businesses, does football care about doing its bit?Continue Reading