UFC: Cejudo retired, bantamweight title now vacated

FILE PHOTO: May 9, 2020; Jacksonville, Florida, USA; Henry Cejudo (red gloves) before his fight against Dominick Cruz (blue gloves) during UFC 249 at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena. Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports Henry Cejudo officially is no longer the UFC bantamweight champion, the organization confirmed to multiple media outlets on Monday. Cejudo (16-2) …

Kvitova: Cancel Grand Slams if there are no fans

FILE PHOTO: Tennis – All-Czech Tennis Tournament Press Conference – TK Sparta Prague, Prague, Czech Republic, May 25, 2020 Czech Republic’s Petra Kvitova during the press conference following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) REUTERS/David W Cerny Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova said she would prefer canceling the remaining Grand Slam events to playing …

Ewing ‘getting better’ in battle with coronavirus

FILE PHOTO: Former New York Knicks player Patrick Ewing waves to fans while attending the Knicks NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Lakers in New York December 13, 2012. REUTERS/Adrees Latif Georgetown men’s basketball coach and Hall of Famer Patrick Ewing is recovering at home and “getting better” in his battle with the coronavirus, …

NHL: June target for return to ice in small group training plan

North America’s National Hockey League inched closer to resuming play with the release of coronavirus health and safety protocols that allow players to return to clubs for small-group workouts. The NHL laid out a detailed Phase Two return-to-play plan in a 22-page document sent to teams and players on Sunday, while stressing that player participation …

Djokovic to host Balkan event after finally returning home from Spain

Novak Djokovic marked his return to Serbia, after being stranded in the Spanish resort of Marbella for two months due to the coronavirus lockdown, by announcing that he has organised an event which will be contested across the Balkans. World number one tennis player Novak Djokovic holds a news conference on the upcoming Adria Tour …

Johnson falls to last at Coca-Cola 600 after car fails inspection

May 24, 2020, Concord, NC, USA; NASCAR Cup Series driver Jimmie Johnson (48) during qualifying for the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Gerry Broome/Pool Photo via USA TODAY Network Jimmie Johnson’s No. 48 Chevrolet was disqualified following a post-race inspection, relegating him to last place instead of a second-place finish at the …