Category: Sports

Andy Murray out of Australian Open after losing what could be his last match

• Murray loses 6-4, 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-7 (4), 6-2 to Bautista Agut• Three-time grand slam champion may retire due to hip problem• In pictures: the best images from Murray’s Melbourne farewell The Andy Murray story is not quite over. However, even a losing comeback to stand comparison with the best of his gilded career […]

The MVP v the GOAT: even Tom Brady may struggle to master Patrick Mahomes

Kansas City are the best team in the AFC; the Patriots are the Patriots. Any outcome is plausible as we await a mouthwatering AFC Championship game As usual, Tom Brady knew something we didn’t. As the alarm bells rang this season – Brady doesn’t look right; he doesn’t have enough weapons; the defense isn’t quick […]

Andy Murray: surgeon says it will be difficult for player to make Wimbledon

• Surgeon says ‘nowhere else to go to preserve his hip’• Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer pay tribute to Murray Andy Murray’s hip surgeon has revealed it will be very difficult for the Briton to continue playing until Wimbledon. An emotional Murray admitted on Friday that his time as a professional is nearly up due […]

Big Boi and Travis Scott to play Super Bowl halftime show haunted by protests

Rappers will join headline act Maroon 5 in Atlanta NFL view of Kaepernick racial injustice protests at issue The NFL on Sunday ended months of uncertainty by officially announcing Maroon 5 and the rappers Big Boi and Travis Scott as the performers for this year’s Super Bowl halftime show. Related: NFL denies it deliberately targeted […]

Australian Open 2019: Five to watch in the women’s draw

Serena Williams will be raring to go and Simona Halep, Naomi Osaka and Angelique Kerber also have designs on the title After her indefensible outburst at last year’s US Open final the American will be under intense scrutiny in Melbourne. There is bound to be plenty of noise around Williams and it might not be […]