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Latest sports news and results: Sunday 14 June 2020

We have scoured the globe for the latest sports news and results coming in on Sunday 14 June 2020.

Latest sports news and results

Sport is slowly but surely making its way back onto our screens and in New Zealand, fans have been allowed to flock back into rugby stadiums in their thousands.

Latest sports news and results – Sunday 14 June


The Blues beat the Hurricanes in front of 43, 000 fans at Eden Park in Auckland as Kiwis welcomed back their beloved national sport.

Watch highlights of both Super Rugby Aotearoa first round matches here.


Tanzania became the first African country to resume a national league this weekend.

Young Africans, who have been champions a record 22 times, won 1-0 away to Mwadui and Coastal Union overcame a two-goal deficit to draw 2-2 with visiting Namungo Saturday.

La Liga say they will launch criminal proceedings against a pitch invader who ran on during Barcelona’s match against Real Mallorca on Saturday 14 June, which was supposed to be behind closed doors. 

In the 52nd minute of Barca’s 4-0 win at Son Moix, a man wearing an Argentina shirt with Lionel Messi’s name on the back entered the pitch and posed for a picture on his phone near Barca defender Jordi Alba. 

Messi returned without a beard and with a goal and two assists as Barcelona resumed their La Liga title challenge with victory over Real Mallorca.

Striker Diego Costa scored his first goal since October, but Atletico Madrid missed the chance to move into the top four by drawing 1-1 away at Athletic Bilbao in La Liga on Sunday. 

The oldest club competing in South Africa’s top-flight could soon cease to exist after Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandzila (TTM) claimed to have purchased the PSL status belonging to Bidvest Wits on Saturday.

Erling Haaland came off the bench to score a spectacular 95th-minute winner for Borussia Dortmund in their 1-0 victory at Fortuna Duesseldorf on Saturday that kept Bayern Munich waiting for an eighth straight Bundesliga title.


Sunil Gavaskar said the Indian Premier League could be staged in Sri Lanka in September with Australia’s chances of hosting the Twenty20 World Cup in October looking bright.

Cricket South Africa (CSA) has relieved head of sales and sponsor relations Clive Eksteen of his duties.

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Latest sports news and results – Sunday 14 June. Cricket SA’s Head of Commercial and Marketing, Clive Eksteen during the launch of the 2016 Nelson Mandela Legacy Cup held at the PPC Newlands ground in Cape Town on the 11th November 2016. Photo by: Ron Gaunt / RealTime Images


America’s Major League Baseball Players Association has rejected the latest plan from team owners to start a reduced 2020 season asking them to produce a schedule.

Tony Clark, the players’ union executive director, said in a statement Saturday night that it was time to halt negotiations and set a start date for an MLB campaign played in empty stadiums.


Xander Schauffele closed with a birdie to fire a third round 66 that gave him a one-stroke lead at the Charles Schwab Challenge.

Latest sports news and results – Sunday 14 June

The American was 13-under par on 197 after 54 holes at Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas, with five rivals deadlocked behind him on 198.

South Africa’s Branden Grace and Americans Gary Woodland, Justin Thomas, Collin Morikawa and Jordan Spieth were one adrift with Americans Daniel Berger and second round leader Harold Varner on 199.


The National Basketball Association (NBA) plans to allow as many as 17 players per team when the season restarts at the end of next month, US media reported this week.

The total will includes 15 players with standard contracts and two others per team that are under two-way deals. 


The fate of the 2020 US Open is to be revealed in the coming week when officials will decide whether or not the tournament can go ahead as planned amid mounting unease among top players.


NFL teams can continue off-season work in virtual programs through June 26, but there will be no mini-camps for players this month, league officials told clubs on Thursday.

According to a post on the NFL’s website, the league extended the period for off-season programs so clubs can either extend virtual work or stop at the end of this week.