Fernando Alonso will return to Formula One in 2021 after Renault DP World team confirmed the double world champion’s signature.

Alonso, who turns 39 later this month, has been out of the sport since he appeared to bring down the curtain on his career with McLaren 18 months ago.

But the Spaniard, who won successive championships with Renault in 2005 and 2006, has now completed a sensational comeback with the French manufacturer.

Alonso replaces Daniel Ricciardo, who is moving to McLaren at the end of the year.

Australian Ricciardo is taking over from Carlos Sainz ahead of his switch to

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One of golf’s greatest international showcases, the Ryder Cup, will be postponed to 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to a report from ESPN’s Bob Harig.

The Ryder Cup, a biennial men’s team competition between elite golfers from Europe and the United States, was scheduled to take place Sept. 25-27 in Sheboygan, Wisc. Harig’s report estimates that the event will take place around the same time of year in 2021.

That means the Presidents Cup — similar to the Ryder, except it’s a team of non-Europeans facing the Americans — will be pushed back to 2022 instead of going

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As his team heads to the great unknown to defend their NBA championship, Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse has given up trying to plot and plan and micromanage his way through a pandemic.

Instead he’s keeping an open mind and planning to roll with punches no one may see coming as the NBA gathers at the Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando to complete the 2019-20 regular season and start the playoffs.

The Raptors will be one of the last of 22 teams to move into what the league hopes will be a relatively antiseptic bubble, free from the

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On a night of spectacular goals in the Premier League, it was a pair of tackles that had the most significant impact on the hard-fought race for Champions League qualification.

Chelsea’s 3-2 win at Crystal Palace was only secured thanks to a remarkable last-ditch challenge by centre back Kurt Zouma, who somehow made up ground to divert the ball away as Christian Benteke was about to shoot late in stoppage time.

Then, hours later at a rain-soaked Emirates Stadium, Arsenal was leading 1-0 against Leicester and on course for a win that would have thrown open the fight for a

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When UFC president Dana White uttered the words “I’ve got an island” in an April interview with ESPN, fight fans around the world all of a sudden saw images of Bruce Lee’s Enter the Dragon or had the Mortal Kombat theme music ringing between their ears.

The UFC has always been an ambitious organization but holding events on a private island during a global pandemic sounded a bit farfetched – even for White, who has never been averse to taking risks and being an outlier in the sports world.

After a few months of rigorous planning, the UFC announced it

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The NFL and the NFLPA haven’t come to an agreement on all protocols for training camp and the preseason as the report date for teams draws closer.

The two sides finalized the protocols regarding team travel, media, and treatment response, and have also updated the facilities protocol to specifically address training camp based on recommendations from a joint committee of doctors, trainers and strength coaches formed by the league and players’ union.

The league sent a 42-page memo to teams last Friday outlining those proposals. But the NFL Players Association and its president, Cleveland Browns centre JC Tretter, say testing

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