Covid pilot scheme data shows mass participation events can be held 'safely'Euro 2020, British Grand Prix and Wimbledon were among 37 trial events that made up the Government's Event Research Programme.
Aug 20, 18:13
Ollie Robinson admits he feared for his England futureThe seamer bounced back strongly with five wickets against India at Trent Bridge.
Aug 6, 19:46
Result: Review calls for independent regulator to protect key aspects of English gameTracey Crouch has issued preliminary recommendations
Jul 22, 12:47
Ricky Gervais speaks out against Channel 4 sale proposalsThe Office creator Ricky Gervais criticises the government's proposals to privatise Channel 4.
Jul 20, 13:43
Boris Johnson condemns "appalling" racial abuse towards England playersArsenal said they would offer their support to Bukayo Saka, and told him to hold his head high.
Jul 12, 09:57
Government outlines plans to sell off Channel 4The government outlines plans to privatise Channel 4 in order "to ensure it has the best chance of future success".
Jul 6, 16:35
Eight positive coronavirus cases recorded following test events at WembleyA further six were recorded among more than 10,000 spectators who attended the 17 days of the World Snooker Championship.
Jun 25, 15:41
Wembley set to welcome at least 60,000 fans for Euros semis and finalThe stadium will operate at 75 per cent capacity for the matches.
Jun 22, 16:24
England's ODI with Sri Lanka to welcome larger-than-expected crowdsJos Buttler has missed five Tests in a row since playing his part in a win against India in Chennai.
Jun 21, 10:46
Famous figures share messages of support to family of Christian EriksenThe Denmark midfielder dropped to the ground shortly before half-time during his country's Euro 2020 game against Finland.
Jun 12, 19:41
James Anderson: 'England players are trying to improve themselves as people'Ollie Robinson has been suspended following historic racist and sexist tweets.
Jun 8, 13:41
ECB investigating claims of second player posting "historic offensive material"Ollie Robinson was on Sunday evening suspended from all international cricket pending an investigation.
Jun 7, 21:08
Boris Johnson agrees with Oliver Dowden over Ollie Robinson punishmentOllie Robinson has been suspended over historical tweets but the Prime Minister agreed with Oliver Dowden's assessment the ECB has gone 'over the top'.
Jun 7, 17:17
Oliver Dowden criticises ECB over Ollie Robinson punishmentOllie Robinson has been suspended from all international cricket pending the outcome of a disciplinary investigation.
Jun 7, 10:49
Edgbaston Test to welcome around 18,000 fans each dayThe stadium will be 70 per cent full for England's second Test against the Black Caps in mid-June after being selected for a Government pilot event.
May 26, 10:14
What off-the-pitch issues plagued the Premier League this season?Project Big Picture, the European Super League and the global pandemic all presented serious challenges.
May 21, 12:19
Culture secretary considering selling Channel 4Culture secretary Oliver Dowden admits that he is open to the privatisation of Channel 4 within the next three years.
May 15, 17:56
Brit Awards to welcome live audience as part of government testThe Brit Awards will welcome 4,000 guests to The O2, where there will be no social distancing and no requirement to wear face masks.
Apr 22, 14:57
Duke of Cambridge keen to "secure the future health of the game at all levels"Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised that a "root-and-branch" review into the way football is run will consider how to boost the role of fans.
Apr 21, 21:46
Boris Johnson promises "root-and-branch" review of footballFormer sports minister Tracey Crouch is to investigate the governance of the sport and how supporters can have more say in the running of their clubs.
Apr 21, 17:16
Oliver Dowden: 'New football regulator not off the table'Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden said it was also right to look at how fans can have a stake in their clubs.
Apr 21, 10:18
Football authorities to consider next move in fight against ESLThe 'Big Six' clubs will be excluded from an emergency Premier League meeting on Tuesday to discuss a response to the proposals.
Apr 20, 08:38
Gary Neville slams "criminal" Super League plansThe former Manchester United defender described the breakaway threat as 'disowning-your-own-club stuff' and was backed by Roy Keane.
Apr 18, 20:28
Oliver Dowden sets out plans for sport pilotsFans were in attendance for day one of the World Snooker Championship on Saturday.
Apr 18, 12:21
Sean Long backs Leeds to give St Helens "a good crack"Leeds beat Salford in last season's final at Wembley.
Mar 29, 13:57
Oliver Dowden "desperate" to see large crowd at Euro 2020 finalThe Culture Secretary looked further ahead on the day grassroots outdoor sport returned in England.
Mar 29, 13:55
Leeds to begin Challenge Cup defence against St HelensYork City Knights will face Wigan.
Mar 29, 11:10
Oliver Dowden "optimistic" over large sporting crowds for summerMonday marked the return of grassroots outdoor sport after nearly three months of lockdown.
Mar 29, 10:12
Government announces £300m recovery package for sport in EnglandChancellor Rishi Sunak unveiled his Budget in the House of Commons on Wednesday.
Mar 3, 15:00
Women's sport to receive more than £10m of funding in survival packageThe Government's Sport Winter Survival Package will also help netball, basketball and badminton.
Feb 19, 22:41
Ama Agbeze and Geoff Thompson appointed to 2022 Commonwealth Games boardAma Agbeze captained England's netballers to Commonwealth gold in 2018, while Geoff Thompson is five-time former world karate champion.
Feb 16, 11:22
Premier League launches No Room For Racism action planThe plan underpins the Premier League's continued commitment to promoting equality and tackling discrimination.
Feb 9, 18:30
Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich vows to fund fight against discriminationBlues defender Reece James shared vile messages he had been sent.
Feb 1, 17:34
Government names Richard Sharp as choice for new BBC chairmanThe government announces that former Goldman Sachs banker Richard Sharp is the preferred choice to take over as BBC chairman next month.
Jan 6, 16:56
BBC to roll out daily education programming following school closuresThe BBC announces plans to broadcast educational programming on BBC Two and CBBC following the news that schools across the UK must close.
Jan 6, 02:24
Elite sport to continue behind closed doors in tier 4Plans to meet at Christmas were torn up by new tighter rules but sporting fixtures will continue behind closed doors.
Dec 19, 19:51
Oliver Dowden hopes sporting stadiums will be at full capacity by next autumnSmall numbers of spectators returned to venues in England from December 2.
Dec 10, 11:38
Government to review betting advertising and investigate "evidence of harm"The review of the 2005 Gambling Act has been announced by Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden.
Dec 8, 17:35
An in-depth look at the Premier League and EFL's bailout packageA deal was done on Thursday.
Dec 3, 15:47
EFL to have access to £250m in funding after rescue package agreedThe bailout package has been months in the making.
Dec 3, 15:46
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