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18:49

The RFU has revealed the final placings for the 2019/20 rugby season, which was cut short due to the coronavirus pandemic.

In the second of a series of interviews with county cricket captains, the PA news agency has spoken to new Essex captain Tom Westley.

With sport shutting down across the globe due to the coronavirus pandemic, why not test your sporting knowledge with a 40-question Friday quiz?

Anthony Joshua’s defence of his IBF, WBA, WBO and IBO world heavyweight titles against mandatory challenger Kubrat Pulev has been postponed, it has been announced.

The Premier League has issued a statement confirming that the season will not start at the beginning of May, while clubs have agreed to consult their players on taking wage cuts and deferrals.

Sir Mo Farah is not allowing himself to worry about the cancellation of the Olympics and insists he will be prepared to race in Tokyo next year.

Ellie Wakeling said getting the call-up for the Great Britain women’s squad for the World Championships was ‘a really proud moment’.

Brentwood Cricket Club have been rocked by the death of Paul Howlett, aged 35.

Romford Junior Raiders head coach Ben Pitchley said he was delighted with the development of his players during the 2019/20 National League Division One season.

Organisers of The Open are considering whether to postpone the 2020 Championship while Premier League footballers are coming under increasing pressure to take a pay cut.

English football faces another defining day as the professional game prepares to consider an indefinite suspension due to the coronavirus pandemic, while pressure builds for players to accept wage cuts or deferrals.

A host of Romford Junior Raiders youngsters are missing out on the chance to play international hockey this month due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Former Hammers star would ike to see more signings like Bowen

FOOTBALL

17:00

With sport shutting down across the globe due to the coronavirus pandemic, why not test your sporting knowledge with a 40-question Friday quiz?

16:03

The Premier League has issued a statement confirming that the season will not start at the beginning of May, while clubs have agreed to consult their players on taking wage cuts and deferrals.

08:36

Organisers of The Open are considering whether to postpone the 2020 Championship while Premier League footballers are coming under increasing pressure to take a pay cut.

Yesterday, 17:30

English football faces another defining day as the professional game prepares to consider an indefinite suspension due to the coronavirus pandemic, while pressure builds for players to accept wage cuts or deferrals.

Former Hammers star would ike to see more signings like Bowen

Yesterday, 12:22

Romford chairman Steve Gardener fully understands why clubs aren’t happy with the decision to void the season but asked what else could be done with no end to the coronavirus pandemic in sight.

Yesterday, 07:56

Football chiefs are set to continue seeking ways to salvage the domestic season as the sporting shutdown is extended due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Cricket

18:00

In the second of a series of interviews with county cricket captains, the PA news agency has spoken to new Essex captain Tom Westley.

11:51

Brentwood Cricket Club have been rocked by the death of Paul Howlett, aged 35.

Yesterday, 11:00

Tributes have been paid to the late Haydn Davies, who died recently at the age of 84.

Wed, 18:26

Eoin Morgan can see the advantages in holding England matches behind closed doors, believing such a scenario would demonstrate the uplifting role sport can play in modern society.

Wed, 08:20

The England and Wales Cricket Board has announced an emergency funding package worth £61million to keep counties and clubs afloat during what could be “the biggest challenge in the history of the game”.

Mon, 14:51

As with all sports, English cricket has been brought to a halt by the coronavirus crisis, offering the opportunity to reflect on some of the greats the nation has produced down the years.

Saturday, March 28, 2020

Former England captain Alastair Cook says he would rather the County Championship was not played at all this season rather than attempting to hold a dramatically condensed campaign.

Rugby

18:49

The RFU has revealed the final placings for the 2019/20 rugby season, which was cut short due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Yesterday, 09:54

Following the early end of the 2019/20 rugby season in England due to the coronavirus pandemic, the RFU is announcing final league positions.

Tue, 12:00

As with all sports, English rugby union has been brought to a halt by the coronavirus crisis, offering the opportunity to reflect on some of the greats the nation has produced down the years.

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Upminster’s director of rugby Scott Murphy admits it is “disappointing” that his side will not be able to play their remaining games but accepts the decision to stop the season.

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Romford & Gidea Park head coach Jordan Wigham has called on rugby clubs to accept the decision that is made on how the season will be ended.

Friday, March 20, 2020

All league rugby beneath the Gallagher Premiership has been brought to an end for the 2019-20 season, the Rugby Football Union has announced.

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Old Cooperians’ director of rugby Andy Yarrow admits the break in action could not have come at a worse time for his side but accepts that people’s wellbeing must come first.

Other Sport

11:00

Romford Junior Raiders head coach Ben Pitchley said he was delighted with the development of his players during the 2019/20 National League Division One season.

Yesterday, 17:00

A host of Romford Junior Raiders youngsters are missing out on the chance to play international hockey this month due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Wed, 16:34

Wimbledon has become the latest big sporting event to be cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic this week.

Tue, 15:30

Smaller clubs in Essex could struggle to survive

Tue, 09:04

British athletes have welcomed the decision to reschedule the Tokyo Olympics for the summer of 2021.

Mon, 17:29

England Hockey has today taken the decision to suspend all hockey activity until June 30, 2020.

Mon, 13:25

The Tokyo Olympics will take place between July 23 and August 8 next year.

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