Paula Badosa is the first female tennis player on the tournament’s roster to have a confirmed positive test. File
Eight-time champion Novak Djokovic was made to toil before he could advance at the Australian Open on Wednesday as Serena Williams made serene progress in her bid for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title.
Nick Kyrgios has hit back at criticism from Novak Djokovic, describing the world number one as ‘a very strange cat’ after the Serb said he had little respect for the Australian off court. Kyrgios has waged a running battle with Djokovic, sparked
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
Starting line-ups for the World Cup Group F match between Belgium and Morocco at the Al Thumama Stadium in Doha on Sunday
Japan will look to confirm an early ticket into the round of 16 when they face a struggling Costa Rica side at Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium on Sunday (kick-off 1000 GMT).
Monday's clash will mark the Emirati referees' second appearance in the World Cup following the Spain-Costa Rica match in Group E.