• Kyrgios beats Querrey to seal Davis Cup tie
Kyrgios beats Querrey to seal Davis Cup tie

I'm going out there and playing the game how it's supposed to be played - and I'm playing hard. Icing the victory: Team captain Lleyton Hewitt cops a bucket of ice water after Australia's win. "Obviously the way I've been playing for the past two months has created an expectation these couple of days", he added. Hewitt felt the day's play ill...

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  • Hamilton relishing titanic battle with Vettel
Hamilton relishing titanic battle with Vettel

Following that incident Lewis Hamilton called for clarity on the issue and Horner believes it should be addressed so drivers know what is allowed in the future. The 32-year-old has added that he is enjoying what appears to be a close title battle with the Ferrari driver, who has made best use of new regulations that demanded faster and meaner car...

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  • Spieth goes on 3rd-round charge at Masters
Spieth goes on 3rd-round charge at Masters

The daring paid off as Spieth rode the momentum to a four-under 68 to trail co-leaders Justin Rose and Sergio Garcia by two strokes going into the final round. Quite the opposite, really. He's done the same again this year after taking a quad Thursday on the 15th hole. Sergio Garcia of Spain looks over his putt on the 16th green in third round pl...

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  • Chinese GP to go ahead as planned after hospital upgrade
Chinese GP to go ahead as planned after hospital upgrade

He also pointed to the difficulties in setting the auto up that caused problems during the Australian Grand Prix weekend. Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) and Raikkonen (Ferrari) failed to set a lap time in the session that was finally suspended owing to poor weather.

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  • Resilient Bournemouth ready for Chelsea test, says Eddie Howe
Resilient Bournemouth ready for Chelsea test, says Eddie Howe

It's not easy when you arrive and you have, before you, five central defenders who are really good. Both teams pushed for a goal, and the league-leaders restored their two-goal lead with just over 20 minutes left to play. But Marcos Alonso added a third in the second half with an expertly placed free kick. Moses had a scoring chance for Chelse...

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  • Conte dismisses reports Pirlo could get Chelsea role
Conte dismisses reports Pirlo could get Chelsea role

Chelsea remain confident Conte will sign an extension to his contract, which runs till 2019, before the end of the season. "This is the truth". He knows that he is important to Chelsea , like I do. We know we still have a good advantage but this is the Premier League and you don't want to be giving points away. "He works every day, every singl...

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  • Senior White House Advisor Jared Kushner Arrives in Baghdad for Security Talks
Senior White House Advisor Jared Kushner Arrives in Baghdad for Security Talks

Kushner, according to an embassy statement, was in attendance as an official representative of President Donald Trump. The official said that Kushner wanted to see the situation in Iraq for himself and show support for the Baghdad government.

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  • Red Sox Come Down With The Sickness
Red Sox Come Down With The Sickness

Kuhl has never pitched against the Red Sox and has no record with a 3.00 ERA in one career interleague start. Leon followed with a drive over the Green Monster to end a cold night for the Red Sox, who also beat Pittsburgh in the season opener on Monday.

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  • Swansea's Clement eager to capitalise on West Ham's woes
Swansea's Clement eager to capitalise on West Ham's woes

This was the result that everybody at Arsenal had craved, not least Arsène Wenger and, in these fragile times, it was one that the club's directors could greet with relief and a degree of elation. A player who has missed a chunk of games through illness and injury was finally able to show what he's all about. "In the second half our technical sup...

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  • AAC adds Wichita State for 2017-18 season
AAC adds Wichita State for 2017-18 season

Naval Academy and Wichita State University. At the first weekend of this year's NCAA tournament, AAC commissioner Mike Aresco said while the conference doesn't want multiple non-football schools, a team like Wichita State could help. "We are competing for championships and at the end of the day, we are a rising national university", he said. And ...

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  • Manchester City v Hull City preview
Manchester City v Hull City preview

City hired him to do it with the sort of style his iconic Barcelona and magnificent Bayern Munich sides did. Despite Josh King pulling a goal back before the break, the Blues didn't blink. A rare goal on a rare start for Fabian Delph added the gloss. City doubled their advantage soon after the restart with a fantastic team goal that was finishe...

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  • Photos, videos and reports from the Tar Heels' season
Photos, videos and reports from the Tar Heels' season

After beating Gonzaga 71-65 in the national title game, North Carolina coach Roy Williams didn't sound very excited about the prospect of meeting President Donald Trump during the winners' traditional visit to D.C. "We broke the glass ceiling everyone said we couldn't break", junior forward Johnathan Williams said . The Tar Heels did previousl...

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  • Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund hit by injuries ahead of Bundesliga encounter
Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund hit by injuries ahead of Bundesliga encounter

Note - Pulisic gets the start in midfield for Dortmund . Bayern are in firm control of the Bundesliga table, and they hold a ten-point advantage over second place RB Leipzig . Bastian Schweinsteiger (left) beats Marco Reus to an air ball and heads it away during the 2013 Champions League final. Lewandowski's sublime free-kick added to Dort...

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  • Oakland stadium director: No desire to host Raiders in 2019
Oakland stadium director: No desire to host Raiders in 2019

We plan to play at the Coliseum in 2017 and 2018, and hope to stay there as the Oakland Raiders until the new stadium opens". They won't play in their new Nevada home until 2020, and could be in Oakland for at least the next two years. It will be the Raiders' second time leaving Oakland. I'm not a die-hard Raiders fan, but I do support the city of ...

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  • Serbia into Davis Cup semis after doubles win vs. Spain
Serbia into Davis Cup semis after doubles win vs. Spain

A below-strength France won both opening-day games against Andy Murray-less Britain in Rouen while Steve Darcis inspired Belgium into a 2-0 lead over Italy in Charleroi. That experience proved crucial for a home side who went into the quarter-final without their leading singles players, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Gael Monfils and Richard Gasquet.

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  • Musa will still play for Leicester City - Shakespeare
Musa will still play for Leicester City - Shakespeare

Everton's January signing Morgan Schneiderlin will face a fitness test before the Blues' Premier League clash with Leicester City at Goodison Park on Sunday. Due to the magnitude of the game the Premier League champions easily sold their home allocation, and some fans may now be given the opportunity to grab a ticket should Atletico return them and...

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  • Younis Khan, Pakistan's leading Test player, announces global retirement
Younis Khan, Pakistan's leading Test player, announces global retirement

He needs only 23 runs to reach 10,000 Test runs, a milestone he missed out on after his team's disastrous tour of Australia in January this year, when Pakistan lost all three Tests. Much of his persona evokes the idea of the quintessential Pathan warrior - committed, inspired, capable, and bearing the burden of conflict with fortitude and poise.

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  • One For Arthur wins the Grand National
One For Arthur wins the Grand National

Paddy Power bookmakers' spokesman Paul Binfield said: " One For Arthur was well backed as punters sizzled in the sun and as we paid six places popular Vieux Lion Rouge filling that berth meant it was a pretty evenly split result in the National".

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  • What Chelsea bust-up? We are 'so polite' - City boss Guardiola
What Chelsea bust-up? We are 'so polite' - City boss Guardiola

But it's a game of football and we will go there to win". We have to evaluate it now with them, the physios. Tottenham, on the other hand, have reeled off five successive victories, including an incredible escape act at Swansea on Wednesday when they scored three times in the final minutes to clinch a 3-1 success.

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  • Walcott confident Arsenal are back on the up
Walcott confident Arsenal are back on the up

However, Bellerin believes there is still time for Arsenal to turn the season around, with games in hand in their favour in the league and a semi-final against City to come in the FA Cup. Hull came from behind to claim an 85th-minute victor, after Andy Carroll's opener at the weekend, and underfire Arsenal found their shooting boots in the seco...

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