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Andy Murray
Friday 30 January 2015
  Kim Sears may have been a picture of frustration in the Rod Laver Arena crowd yesterday, but her boyfriend Andy Murray has every reason to be happy after sealing his place in the Australian Open final for the fourth time.
Friday 30 January 2015
CHELSEA striker Diego Costa last night confirmed his intention to dispute the violent conduct charge he was served in the wake of Tuesday’s tempestuous Capital One Cup semi-final second leg with Liverpool at Stamford Bridge.
Friday 30 January 2015
Assuming he’s playing, what I’d like to see is Lampard applauded before the game, ignored during it and maybe applauded afterwards. That seems appropriate.
Friday 30 January 2015
AUSTRALIAN Open success would not only see Britain’s Andy Murray win a first grand slam since Wimbledon in 2013 but also make history as the only man in the Open era to win the title after suffering defeat in three finals.
Friday 30 January 2015
OPPORTUNITY knocks for rugby league convert Sam Burgess to fast-track his claims for a place in England head coach Stuart Lancaster’s World Cup plans after being named in the Saxons’ side to face the Irish Wolfhounds tonight.
Friday 30 January 2015
FOOTBALL pundits: don’t you just love them? Well, maybe you do, perhaps you don’t. They are there to curry debate, adding their professional perspective to TV and radio coverage of our great game.
Friday 30 January 2015
FORMER England flanker Steffon Armitage is set to appear in court next month after being questioned by police over an alleged attack at a beachfront restaurant in Toulon.
Friday 30 January 2015
AUSTRIA’S Bernd Wiesberger held a one-shot overnight lead after firing an eight-under-par 64 during a low-scoring first round at the Dubai Desert Classic yesterday.
Friday 30 January 2015
FFOS LAS stages its biggest meeting of the year tomorrow and the Betway-sponsored card promises to deliver some fantastic action.
Friday 30 January 2015
SOME were encouraged by Sprinter Sacre’s return to the racecourse earlier this month, while others were left somewhat cold by the speed at which he stopped up Ascot’s home straight.
Friday 30 January 2015
BEN CLEMINSON PREVIEWS CHELSEA V MANCHESTER CITY AND WILLIAM CHRIMES GIVES HIS BEST BETS FOR SUPER BOWL XLIX
Friday 30 January 2015
THE SEATTLE Seahawks rumble into Arizona for Super Bowl XLIX looking to create a modern-day dynasty by securing a second successive Vince Lombardi trophy.
Friday 30 January 2015
THE SUPER Bowl is America’s biggest sporting event and Sporting Index have all angles covered as Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots take to the field on early Monday morning.
Thursday 29 January 2015
TOTTENHAM manager Mauricio Pochettino admitted his relief after Spurs navigated a potentially treacherous Sheffield United comeback at Bramall Lane last night to seal their place in the Capital One Cup final.
Thursday 29 January 2015
HE MAY know Andy Murray’s weaknesses better than most but Dani Vallverdu, the Briton’s former coach, insists insider knowledge will have little bearing when his new employer Tomas Berdych faces the world No6 today.
Thursday 29 January 2015
WALES head coach Warren Gatland has kicked off the psychological battle more than a week before the start of the Six Nations by declaring he will not be fooled by England’s mounting injury woes.
Thursday 29 January 2015
CHELSEA face fielding a depleted side in Saturday’s Premier League summit clash with Manchester City after striker Diego Costa was last night charged for an alleged stamp on Liverpool’s Emre Can.
Thursday 29 January 2015
THE FIGHT to oust Sepp Blatter as president of football world governing body Fifa has taken another twist after former Portugal star Luis Figo announced his candidacy.
Brett Lee
Thursday 29 January 2015
FORMER Australia seamer Brett Lee was denied a hat-trick and a fairytale end to his cricket career after Perth Scorchers claimed a last-ball victory against Sydney Sixers to win yesterday’s Big Bash final.
Wednesday 28 January 2015
Chelsea boss aims swipe at TV pundit after Blues’ victory CHELSEA 1 LIVERPOOL 0 (Chelsea won 2-1 on aggregate)
Wednesday 28 January 2015
TOTTENHAM boss Mauricio Pochettino has cited greater intensity as the key defence against his side becoming the latest giant-killing victim of Sheffield United in tonight’s Capital One Cup semi-final second leg at Bramall Lane.
Wednesday 28 January 2015
TENSION among the two superpowers of Spanish football is never far from the surface but this week has seen the emergence of fresh cause for suspicion between Real Madrid and Barcelona.
Wednesday 28 January 2015
ENGLAND head coach Stuart Lancaster has thrown down the gauntlet to his remaining fly-halves after Owen Farrell was last night ruled out of the entire Six Nations campaign with a knee injury.
Wednesday 28 January 2015
BRITAIN’S Andy Murray has played down the threat of Tomas Berdych’s insider knowledge after setting up an Australian Open semi-final against the in-form Czech.
Wednesday 28 January 2015
England prop glad to be over own setback and sure of squad depth.
Wednesday 28 January 2015
ENGLAND’S pivotal tri-series clash against India on Friday provides the ideal preparation for the World Cup knockout phase, according to assistant coach Paul Farbrace.
Tuesday 27 January 2015
LIVERPOOL manager Brendan Rodgers has attempted to pile pressure on Chelsea before tonight’s Capital One Cup semi-final second leg by insisting a shock FA Cup exit has left them riddled with “trepidation”.
Tuesday 27 January 2015
BRITAIN’S Andy Murray is well versed in shouldering the hopes of a nation starved of tennis success – something his opponent in today’s Australian Open quarter-final, Nick Kyrgios, is learning all about.
Tuesday 27 January 2015
CRYSTAL Palace boss Alan Pardew faces a potential quirk of fate in the FA Cup fifth round, should Liverpool keep their end of the bargain and navigate a potentially treacherous replay at Championship side Bolton Wanderers.
Tuesday 27 January 2015
ENGLAND fly-half Owen Farrell’s Six Nations prospects remained in the balance last night as head coach Stuart Lancaster continues to endure deepening injury woes.
Tuesday 27 January 2015
TO HAVE won six European Tour titles at the age of 26 is impressive enough, but to have done so in the convincing manner that Branden Grace has is something else.
Monday 26 January 2015
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes his current repertoire of attacking players is his deadliest yet after the FA Cup holders swaggered into round five and assumed the status of favourites.
Monday 26 January 2015
I DON’T blame Jose Mourinho or Manuel Pellegrini for their teams’ shock FA Cup defeats to lower-league opponents on Saturday; I believe the fault is with the Chelsea and Manchester City players, who have let their managers down.
Monday 26 January 2015
SARACENS fly-half Owen Farrell and Bath centre Kyle Eastmond joined England’s lengthening list of Six Nations injury worries as their clubs progressed to the European Rugby Champions Cup quarter-finals yesterday.
Monday 26 January 2015
WEST Ham manager Sam Allardyce hailed top scorer Diafra Sakho after the striker returned from injury to head the Hammers into the FA Cup fifth round for the first time in four years.
Monday 26 January 2015
RELIEVED Andy Murray admitted he had been lucky after beating 10th seed Grigor Dimitrov at the Australian Open to reach a 16th consecutive grand slam quarter-finals.
Monday 26 January 2015
CHELSEA manager Jose Mourinho has issued a robust defence of his approach to the FA Cup after his decision to field a much-changed team against Bradford backfired spectacularly on Saturday.
Michael Carberry
Monday 26 January 2015
FORMER England batsman Michael Carberry’s rapid half-century helped Perth Scorchers beat one-time team-mate Kevin Pietersen’s Melbourne Stars to reach the Big Bash final in Australia yesterday.
Friday 23 January 2015
An unexpetedly quiet January transfer window could be the first sign of little-known Premier League cost-control regulations starting to bite, according to industry experts.
Friday 23 January 2015
CRICKET chiefs have vowed to prevent England’s World Cup bid being blown off course by external factors after one-day skipper Eoin Morgan was yesterday the subject of an alleged extortion plot.
Friday 23 January 2015
CHELSEA are set to suffer a hit in excess of £15m after Juventus successfully appealed a ruling ordering the Italian club to pay the sum to the Blues over the signing of Adrian Mutu 10 years ago.
Friday 23 January 2015
THERE are lies, damned lies and statistics, so the saying goes. And while British sport is not as consumed by stats as our Stateside cousins, the numbers game is catching on fast.
Friday 23 January 2015
CRYSTAL Palace boss Alan Pardew is set to bolster his squad with the signing of Bolton winger Lee Chung-yong, with the two clubs close to agreeing a fee for the South Korean.
Kyle Naughton
Friday 23 January 2015
FORMER Tottenham full-back Kyle Naughton admitted a desire to secure first-team football underpinned his departure from White Hart Lane after yesterday completing a move to fellow Premier League side Swansea City.
Friday 23 January 2015
WORLD No1 Novak Djokovic’s quest for a fifth Australian Open title remains on course after dismantling Russia’s Andrey Kuznetsov in the second round at the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne yesterday.
Friday 23 January 2015
BILL ESDAILE PREVIEWS THE BEST OF THE WEEKEND RACING
Friday 23 January 2015
PAUL Nicholls is having another excellent season and as long as Nicky Henderson doesn’t have eight Cheltenham winners, and then follows up in the Grand National, the master of Ditcheat is virtually guaranteed a ninth trainer’s championship in the
Friday 23 January 2015
BEN CLEMINSON PREVIEWS THE PICK OF THIS WEEKEND’S FA CUP ACTION
Paul Lambert
Friday 23 January 2015
FOR A team that only secured their Football League status back in the 2008/2009 season with a late winner on the final day of the campaign, Bournemouth’s meteoric rise to the top of the Championship has been a brilliant advertisement of the club’s
Friday 23 January 2015
The thrill of the world’s oldest football competition returns tonight and Manchester United will see the FA Cup as by far their best chance of silverware this season.

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