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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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”.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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