Monday, 21 January 2019

Sharapova doles out dreaded double bagel to Dart

MELBOURNE Former champion Maria Sharapova gave hapless Harriet Dart a 6-0 6-0 shellacking to fly into the second round of the Australian Open on Monday...

McLaren appoint ex-Porsche boss as F1 managing director

BIRMINGHAM, England McLaren announced on Thursday the appointment of former Porsche Le Mans team boss Andreas Seidl as managing director of their Formula One...

This is 40: Pacquiao taking it one fight at a time

LOS ANGELES Manny Pacquiao, the Filipino multiple world champion who turned 40 last month, said on Wednesday that while he is focused on his title...

English footballer Rooney arrested in Dec in U.S. for public intoxication

WASHINGTON English football star Wayne Rooney was arrested in December at Dulles Airport outside Washington, D.C. for public intoxication, local police said on Sunday. Rooney,...

Maradona out of hospital after internal bleeding scare

BUENOS AIRES Argentine soccer great Diego Maradona was released from hospital after being admitted earlier on Friday with internal bleeding in the stomach which...

Formula One pays tribute to Schumacher at 50

LONDON Seven-times world champion Michael Schumacher turned 50 on Thursday as Formula One and his fans paid tribute to the sport’s most successful driver with...

Pulisic joins Chelsea as most expensive American player

Chelsea confirmed the signing of U.S. international winger Christian Pulisic from Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday, making the 20-year-old the most expensive American soccer player...

Schumacher ‘in the very best of hands’, says family

LONDON The family of stricken seven-times Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher have assured fans the Ferrari great is being well cared for as they...

Federer emerges victorious in historic clash with Serena

Roger Federer emerged triumphant from a historic first meeting with Serena Williams in the Hopman Cup on Tuesday, but tennis was the true winner...

Frenchman Nasri completes West Ham move after doping ban

West Ham United have signed free agent Samir Nasri until the end of the campaign with the French midfielder having completed an 18-month doping...

Golf: Pressure on to strike while iron hot with new major schedule

Hitting a hot streak at the right time will be the goal of golf’s top male professionals this year as a new calendar crams...

Froome, Thomas to skip Giro d’Italia and focus on Tour de France

Chris Froome will not defend his Giro d’Italia title this year, choosing to focus on winning a record-equalling fifth Tour de France crown instead,...
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