Saturday, 17 November 2018
Latest news
Home » Sport

Sport

Roof closed for Australian Open final

perth_map

Having failed to drop a single set in Melbourne , and looking in brilliant condition for his age, Federer looks set to wow the world again. Yet Federer is again still standing. "I like his attitude". "He's always very much the same regardless of whether he wins or loses". He's very professional. On the court, he's a victor. Read More »

Guilty verdict in the death of former Chiefs running back

perth_map

Gasser shot McKnight after what prosecutors say was a road rage incident that included aggressive driving along a 5 mile route. "Mr Gasser thought that Mr McKnight had thrown the gauntlet down", Shute told jurors, later adding: "He followed him off the exit". Read More »

Farmers Insurance Open leaderboard

perth_map

It's not so much how he plays, but rather for how long. "If he stays healthy, I really do think he'll have a great year", Thomas said last month. It was in Dubai a year ago during his last, ill-fated comeback that Woods was a painful sight to behold. Read More »

Peterborough v Leicester City: FA Cup fourth round

perth_map

Peterborough United manager Grant McCann: "The plan is to play behind them, create chances and score goals". Wigan Athletic pulled off the big shock of the FA Cup fourth round on Saturday as the team from the third-tier of English football knocked out Premier League West Ham United 2-0 with a famous double from their cult hero Will Grigg. Read More »

Cilic powers into final Down Under

perth_map

For Wozniacki, it's her first Grand Slam final outside of America. "But still he deserves a lot to be here at the spot where he is". Murray always admired Edmund's worth ethic, even inviting him to train on a number of offseason camps. Read More »

Wentz confident he will play in Eagles' 2018 season opener

perth_map

Wentz also expressed a determination to be ready for Week 1. And it's this: Wentz believes he's going to be ready for Week 1 next season. Wentz added that "I 100 percent believe I'll be back better than ever, stronger than ever, and with no looking back". Read More »

Arsenal reach cup final with City

perth_map

Azpilicueta said: "After defeat you need to bounce back and show the answer from the team in the next game". "It is exciting that we have a cup final to go to but let's not take our focus off what really needs to be done which is obviously the league and the Europa League", he told talkSPORT. Read More »

Brie Larson Suits Up as Captain Marvel: Here's Some On-Set Photos

perth_map

Excitement for Marvel's first female-headlined superhero movie has been building ever since Larson was cast for the role in 2016. In the beginning of her comic book career, Carol Danvers worked with the Kree alien Mar-Vell. In the comics, Danvers is an Airforce officer who gets her powers from coming into contact with some Kree technology. Speculation has kicked off that it's a Kree uniform - and not her full suit that she'll be best-known for. Read More »

Woods ready to 'grind' in latest comeback

perth_map

Jones, who has regained his full playing rights, shot an opening 69 to be the best of the Aussies but others including Jason Day (73) struggled on the opening day.Australia's top-ranked player, Marc Leishman, is at one-under par 71. 'It's hard to make a lot of birdies when you're not giving yourself any looks, and I didn't do that today. Looking noticeably fitter and more mobile than previous year following spinal fusion surgery, Woods attributed his slow start to a touch of rust as he ... Read More »

Bills C Wood to retire due to neck injury

perth_map

Wood was a key contributor in helping end Buffalo's 17-year playoff drought this season. It is unclear when and how he aggravated the injury, although ESPN's Adam Schefter reported that Wood's ordeal is a "complicated medical situation". Read More »

Jemele Hill Exits ESPN's 'SportsCenter'

perth_map

ESPN's Jemele Hill , who ran afoul of her bosses, the White House and its supporters with anti-Donald Trump tweets previous year calling the president a " white supremacist ", is out as cohost of the 5 p.m. Sports Illustrated was first to report Hill's move. Hill apologized for the tweets and said she regretted that her comments "painted ESPN in an unfair light". Read More »

The fallout from Larry Nassar's sexual abuse is just beginning

perth_map

Hollis, who had been in the job for 10 years, disclosed the move during a meeting with a small group of reporters on campus. In a statement posted on MSU's website , Simon defended the university's handling of the situation and predicted she and the school would be vindicated when all the facts are known. Read More »

Newport County vs Tottenham Match Preview

perth_map

Spurs were held to a 1-1 draw in their last outing, away to Southampton , and will be looking to return to winning ways against the League Two side in the fourth round. Potential Tottenham Hotspur Starting Lineup: Vorm, Trippier, Vertonghen, Foyth, Walker-Peters; Wanyama, Dembele; Lamela, Erikson, Sissoko; Llorente. Read More »

Harbhajan has fingers crossed for IPL Auction

The fate of the eight franchises will be decided on January 27 and 28 in Bengaluru, when the team owners sit down to start the proceedings for the season. Ahead of the auction which will take place over the course of this weekend ahead of this year's edition of the IPL , Stokes is among the 578 players up for grabs, having been cleared to play by the England and Wales Cricket Board despite his recent England suspension. Read More »

Australia dealt major injury blow ahead of fourth ODI

perth_map

After already losing the ODI series against England , woes continue for Australia as opening batsman Aaron Finch has been ruled out of the squad after suffering a hamstring injury, a day before the 4th ODI in Adelaide. "We want to really put a statement down and try to win 5-0". "People who don't know the game that well would probably think it's a red, it's a white ball - what changes?" "There's been times Australia have been on top of us but we have those match-winners in the team who ... Read More »

Westbrook Makes Free Agency Decision "Easier To Make" — Paul George

perth_map

The West starters are Steph Curry, James Harden, Kevin Durant , Anthony Davis and DeMarcus Cousins. Will George sign in Oklahoma City this summer as a free agent? This is all surprising, of course, because it was widely assumed that George would sign with a new team-maybe in *coughs* Los Angeles?-this offseason. Read More »

Australian Open 2018: Federer wishes Nadal a speedy recovery

perth_map

Last year, the Croatian tennis star took a straight set victory over Edmund in Shanghai. The 2009 champion and three-time finalist, including previous year, twice took the advantage in the opening two sets, but was trailing 2-0 in the fifth set when he had to retire after three hours and 47 minutes. Read More »

Mascherano: Barcelona confirm Argentine to leave Camp Nou

perth_map

The event will take place at the Auditorium 1899 of Camp Nou and will be attended by Josep Maria Bartomeu , president of FC Barcelona , and the entire first team squad. Having donned the famous "number 14" jersey of Johan Cruyff, Mascherano served the club with distinction and was used extensively under both Tito Vilanova and Luis Enrique. Read More »

Jamie Donaldson threatens 59 on way to Dubai Desert Classic lead

perth_map

Not being able to play to my best previous year was something that I was very frustrated with. "I didn't know the course record, I was only thinking of 59 really". "Thankfully I was able to do that", said the world No.11. "For me previous year, winning here against Henrik with Henrik playing well and myself playing well, and kind of keeping him off my back throughout the whole day, I think that was the most important thing mentally. Read More »

National Basketball Association wants regulated sports betting market, for a price

perth_map

Now, to be fair, a solid chunk of that number comes from betting on sports such as horse racing and boxing, but it still demonstrates that this could be an incredibly lucrative opportunity for the National Basketball Association, which, along with the NFL, MLB, NHL and NCAA, has spent millions of dollars in legal fees to prevent gambling over the last decade. Read More »

Donovan Mitchell to Participate in 2018 MTN Dew Kickstart Rising Stars Challenge

perth_map

ET. This year, the game will feature one player pulling double duty, as Joel Embiid , technically an National Basketball Association sophomore, will play for the World team and in the All-Star Game on Sunday night. Simmons is widely viewed as the favorite to win Rookie of the Year. He also ranks third overall in the National Basketball Association in free throw shooting percentage at 92.4%. Read More »

Kyle Edmund to lead Britain in tough Spain tie

perth_map

Unseeded Kyle Edmund and Elise Mertens pulled off huge upsets to march into uncharted territory at the Australian Open on Tuesday (Jan 23) as they swept into the semi-finals. "I think if they played each other five times Kyle would win once". It took me a lot of work to get back to playing a decent match once again. This comes with the success. Read More »

Alexis Sanchez Departure Not Advantage For Chelsea Against Arsenal - Antonio Conte

perth_map

Indeed, he may even believe that Arsenal's victory has spared City from the tougher test of facing Chelsea who, on their day, are more likely to possess the defensive nous to beat the runaway Premier League leaders. "We never were in this race for Sánchez, ever, and one of the reasons was this amount of salary". "Last season we did a fantastic job and did a little miracle". Read More »

Arsenal's Mkhitaryan with 'Yo Pierre' message to £60m-rated Aubameyang

perth_map

Arsenal are in talks with Dortmund for Aubameyang and despite there being some distance between their offer and the player's price, they are confident of getting a deal done. In anarchy. Everyone can do what he wants, players will come to training when and how they want. "As you rightly say with his pace and his goal power, and the good thing is that [Aubameyang and Mkhitaryan] played together at Dortmund". Read More »

Reese's Senior Bowl: MJ Stewart receives praise after first day in Mobile

perth_map

Mayfield reiterated that his hashtag was more playful than anything else and said he'll be happy to play for whatever team drafts him. On Saturday, Williams will join that list. He played well in his career at UNC and was one of the Tar Heels' best players on defense . Walter Football ranks Golson as the No. 14 center in the class with a fifth- through seventh-round projection, but the Prattville native likely will score points for his versatility. Read More »

LeBron congratulates himself as points milestone looms

perth_map

Love said the Cavs have a history of thriving on chaos, and they seemed to put the dysfunction aside early as James got the seven points he needed to reach his milestone. The Cleveland superstar James did it by nailing a step back jump shot against the San Antonio Spurs with 1.1 seconds remaining in the first for his eighth point of the contest. Read More »

Simmons snubbed as All-Star picks drop

perth_map

With Green and Thompson earning spots alongside starters Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant , the Warriors are the first team to have a record-tying four All-Stars in consecutive years. After the starters are selected, we will also divvy up the reserves. Some players are perpetually left on the cusp of making it in, but they can't quite get to the game itself. Read More »

Halep batters Pliskova to reach Australian Open semifinals

perth_map

Pliskova will meet top seed Simona Halep for a place in the semi-finals. She took nearly three hours to get past fellow Czech Barbora Strycova in a last-16 match that did not finish until just before 2:00 am on Tuesday. Halep made only 10 unforced errors in the entire match compared to 28 made by Pliskova and soon, the result became a mere formality. Kerber was barely able to win three matches on the bounce through a dismal 2017 but has now strung together nine in a row in a dramatic ... Read More »