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Tuesday 11 November 2014
RUTHLESS top seed Novak Djokovic cited an ability to counteract his rival’s service game as the principal reason for victory after destroying Marin Cilic at the ATP World Tour Finals at the O2 Arena last night.
Tuesday 11 November 2014
LAST year Bubba Watson moved into Tiger Woods’s old mansion in Isleworth, Florida. Perhaps he found the former world No1’s swing notes in the cupboard, because he’s gone from strength to strength.
Tuesday 11 November 2014
BRITAIN’S Andy Murray is relishing the test of defying the odds once again by reaching the knockout stages of the ATP World Tour Finals before turning his focus to expanding his grand slam haul in 2015.
Tuesday 11 November 2014
FORMER Manchester United boss David Moyes has been appointed manager of Read Sociedad after signing a deal with the La Liga side until the summer of 2016.
Monday 10 November 2014
SWANSEA CITY 2 ARSENAL 1 EXASPERATED Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger blasted his team for throwing away a lead for the second time in a week after they allowed Swansea to snatch a win from the jaws of defeat yesterday.
Monday 10 November 2014
BRITAIN’S Andy Murray admits he faces an uphill battle to reach the semi-finals after starting his ATP World Tour Finals campaign with an underwhelming straight-sets defeat to Japan’s Kei Nishikori in London yesterday.
Monday 10 November 2014
ONLY three points separate Arsenal and Tottenham in this topsy-turvy Premier League table but while the Gunners are sixth, Spurs languish in 12th – and that puts them in a very different bracket psychologically.
Monday 10 November 2014
BRITAIN’S Lewis Hamilton cursed a damaging mid-race spin after team-mate and world championship rival Nico Rosberg won the Brazilian Grand Prix to set up a gripping title decider in Abu Dhabi.
Monday 10 November 2014
AT WHITE HART LANE TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 1 STOKE CITY 2
Monday 10 November 2014
NEWCASTLE won 2-0 at West Brom yesterday to record their fourth straight Premier League win and climb to eighth in the table.
Monday 10 November 2014
ENGLAND head coach Stuart Lancaster has urged his team to sharpen their killer instinct after New Zealand gave them a lesson in ruthlessness on Saturday at Twickenham.
Monday 10 November 2014
ENGLAND centre Luther Burrell has been ruled out of Saturday’s clash with South Africa at Twickenham after failing to recover from the hand injury which denied him a place in Stuart Lancaster’s squad against world champions New Zealand at the week
Monday 10 November 2014
REJUVENATED quarterback Tony Romo overcame a back injury which had threatened his participation to lead the Dallas Cowboys to a 31-17 victory over Jacksonville Jaguars at Wembley Stadium last night.
Monday 10 November 2014
MASTERS winner Bubba Watson toasted a miraculous eagle from a bunker after landing his third title of the season in dramatic fashion at the WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai yesterday.
Friday 07 November 2014
ENGLAND head coach Stuart Lancaster insists Bath’s Semesa Rokoduguni is ready to make an impression against world champions New Zealand at Twickenham tomorrow after handing the uncapped wing his international debut.
Friday 07 November 2014
ASTERAS TRIPOLIS 1 TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 2 TOTTENHAM boss Mauricio Pochettino was relieved to navigate the dangers posed by Greek side Asteras Tripolis last night and move to within touching distance of the Europa League knockout phase.
Friday 07 November 2014
BURUNDI-BORN West Brom forward Saido Berahino has vowed to repay the country that gave him “a second chance in life” after being handed a first senior England call-up yesterday.
Friday 07 November 2014
FOOTBALL clubs in England’s second tier have become the first high-profile league to vote for a relaxation of financial fair play rules designed to restrict their expenditure.
Friday 07 November 2014
NEW ZEALAND NEED TO WIN MORE THAN ENGLAND, WITH SOUTH AFRICA LIKELY TO BE VIEWED AS THEIR KEY SCALP
Friday 07 November 2014
ENGLISH football’s calendar hits a milestone this weekend with the FA Cup First Round proper – when the minnows of the Football League and non-league jointly dream of glory; giant-killing in the New Year and making a few bob along the way.
Friday 07 November 2014
HARRY MADLEY PREVIEWS ENGLAND’S FIRST AUTUMN INTERNATIONAL AND BEN CLEMINSON LOOKS AT LIVERPOOL V CHELSEA
Friday 07 November 2014
CHELSEA are four points clear at the top of the Premier League ahead of tomorrow’s trip to Anfield, but there have been recent signs that they are not as invincible as they were earlier in the season.
Friday 07 November 2014
THE AUTUMN Internationals are made for a spread bet with predictions on everything from one team’s supremacy over another, to total points in the game, and even tryscorer shirt numbers.
Thursday 06 November 2014
MANCHESTER CITY 1 CSKA MOSCOW 2
Thursday 06 November 2014
ENGLAND’S depleted stock of forwards received a boost yesterday after Leicester boss Richard Cockerill confirmed prop Dan Cole will make his return from a long-term injury in the Tigers’ LV=Cup clash with Sale on Sunday.
Thursday 06 November 2014
BOXING icon Floyd Mayweather was the world’s top earning sportsperson last year with income of £66m – almost three times as much as the highest placed Briton, footballer Gareth Bale.
Thursday 06 November 2014
SARACENS scrum-half Neil de Kock insists his side’s philosophy will ensure a full-blooded approach to Sunday’s clash with South African outfit Western Province in the Sanlam Challenge at Allianz Park.
Thursday 06 November 2014
NK MARIBOR 1 CHELSEA 1 CHELSEA manager Jose Mourinho refused to blame Eden Hazard last night after the midfielder’s late penalty miss cost them victory over the least fancied team in their Champions League group.
Thursday 06 November 2014
TOTTENHAM youngster Harry Kane could get another chance to push for a regular starting spot when Spurs visit Greece to face Asteras Tripolis in the Europa League tonight.
Thursday 06 November 2014
EUROPEAN football chief Michel Platini has told clubs to drop calls to hold the Qatar 2022 World Cup in April-May.
Wednesday 05 November 2014
AT EMIRATES STADIUM Arsenal 3 Anderlecht 3
Wednesday 05 November 2014
REAL MADRID 1 LIVERPOOL 0
Wednesday 05 November 2014
UNCAPPED Bath duo Semesa Rokoduguni and Anthony Watson look set to make their England bows after being retained in head coach Stuart Lancaster’s 23-man squad for the opening autumn international against New Zealand at Twickenham on Saturday.
Wednesday 05 November 2014
MANCHESTER City’s Yaya Toure has labelled racist abuse aimed at him on Twitter “a disgrace” and insisted repeated attacks will not dent his resolve to fight discrimination.
Wednesday 05 November 2014
SPANISH champions Atletico Madrid assumed control of Group A after establishing a three-point lead at the summit following their 2-0 victory over Swedish outfit Malmo at the Swedbank Stadion last night.
Wednesday 05 November 2014
EUROPEAN champion Jo Pavey suspects her age is the principal reason for omission from the list of athletes set to receive National Lottery funding through UK Sport for the forthcoming season.
Wednesday 05 November 2014
THREE-TIME champion jockey Ryan Moore enhanced his global reputation by guiding home German-trained horse Protectionist and claiming victory in the 154th running of the Melbourne Cup at Flemington racecourse yesterday.
Wednesday 05 November 2014
RESURGENT Roger Federer’s flirtation with returning to the peak of men’s tennis is further proof that he is the greatest of all time, according to former world No1 Andy Roddick.
Wednesday 05 November 2014
APOLOGETIC Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has admitted he overstepped the mark in condemning the Stamford Bridge atmosphere at the weekend but insists his motives were borne out of affection for the club.
Wednesday 05 November 2014
ENGLAND’S preparations for next year’s World Cup suffered a setback after Lancashire seamer James Anderson was yesterday ruled out of the upcoming one-day tour to Sri Lanka with a knee injury.
Tuesday 04 November 2014
CRYSTAL PALACE 1 SUNDERLAND 3 CRYSTAL Palace boss Neil Warnock blamed poor officiating last night after defeat to fellow strugglers Sunderland pushed his 10 men to within one place of the drop zone.
Tuesday 04 November 2014
CHELSEA skipper John Terry yesterday telephoned a fan to sympathise with the cost of supporting the club in response to an impassioned message on social media following Jose Mourinho’s condemnation of the Stamford Bridge atmosphere.
Tuesday 04 November 2014
BRITAIN’S Andy Murray has been drawn in the same group as second seed Roger Federer for the ATP World Tour Finals in London, which get underway at the O2 Arena on Sunday.
Tuesday 04 November 2014
AIRLINE Emirates has become the first top-tier sponsor to end its deal with football’s governing body Fifa following allegations of corruption surrounding bids for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.
Tuesday 04 November 2014
FANTASTIC though Marcel Siem’s win at the BMW Masters in China was, I’m still finding it hard to understand how the German won in Shanghai – or, to be more precise, how Alexander Levy lost.
Tuesday 04 November 2014
ARSENAL have been hit by a virus on the eve of their Champions League fixture against Anderlecht, but manager Arsene Wenger believes their chronic injury problems are finally easing.
Tuesday 04 November 2014
FORMULA ONE legend Sir Stirling Moss is confident Lewis Hamilton possesses all the necessary credentials to dominate the sport for years to come and win six world championships.
Tuesday 04 November 2014
ENGLAND’S most capped one-day cricketer Paul Collingwood will now plot their World Cup downfall after agreeing to return to the Scotland coaching staff for next year’s showpiece event.
Tuesday 04 November 2014
LIVERPOOL manager Brendan Rodgers has conceded the chances of striker Daniel Sturridge featuring against reigning European champions Real Madrid in tonight’s crucial Champions League clash with Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu are slim.
Tuesday 04 November 2014
WEST HAM co-owner David Sullivan has confirmed Sam Allardyce is likely to be Hammers boss when the club moves to the Olympic Stadium, unless a top club or the national team come calling.

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