Ashleigh Barty has not played a match since February, opting not to defend her French Open title and also skipping the US Open due to the coronavirus scare. File / Associated Press
Women’s world number one Ashleigh Barty raced away to a 6-0, 6-0 ‘double bagel’ at the Australian Open even as Spanish great Rafael Nadal’s injured back didn’t slow his bid for a record 21st Grand Slam title on Tuesday. Mayar Sherif became the
With her 38th birthday fast approaching, the clock is ticking for Serena Williams and on her pursuit of a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title at Roland Garros. The American star won her most recent major at the Australian Open in 2017 while pregnant.
Spain’s Paula Badosa has tested positive for the coronavirus while quarantined in a Melbourne hotel ahead of the Australian Open. She is the first female Tennis player on the tournament’s roster to have a confirmed positive test, the latest setback
Thomas Tuchel hailed the hunger of his ‘fantastic’ Chelsea stars as they reached the Champions League final with a 2-0 win against Real Madrid on Wednesday. Goals from Timo Werner and Mason Mount booked Chelsea’s first Champions League final appearance
Australian cricketers fled Covid-ravaged India for the Maldives on Thursday, but New Zealand’s top stars are stuck in Delhi until May 11, the earliest they can secure exemptions to enter England where they are due to play a Test series. Cricket authorities have been
Sharjah will look to extend their winning streak and finish the season in the top three to guarantee themselves a berth in the Asian Champions League (ACL) next season. The defending champions, who are at the third spot, will take on Ajman in their 25th round match
It is rare that a horse looks as well as Godolphin’s Mystic Guide does after a trip across the world and top effort in a Group 1 race, but the son of Ghostzapper has evidently flourished since arriving back at trainer Mike Stidham’s Barn 2 at Keeneland Racecourse