Bittersweet Coco as Djokovic picks up steam at Australian Open

DEFENDING champion Novak Djokovic swept into the Australian Open quarter-finals but 15-year-old Coco Gauff exited in tears on Sunday after her quest to become the Open era’s youngest Grand Slam…

Sweden’s Sagstrom stretches LPGA lead to two strokes

SWEDEN’s Madelene Sagstrom fired a bogey-free five-under par 67 on Saturday, stretching her lead to two strokes after the third round of the Gainbridge LPGA at Boca Rio. Sagstrom, seeking…

‘Beyond proud’: AS Roma stunned by success of missing children’s campaign

ON the left, the smile of a footballer, happy to join his new club. On the right, another smile, but one which hides a dramatic story. Since last summer, AS…

Kemp cruises past Powell to win 60m at Boston Grand Prix

DEMEK Kemp stormed past former two-time 100m world record holder Asafa Powell to win the 60 meter race at the Boston Indoor Grand Prix on Saturday. Kemp clocked a winning…

Coco Gauff, 15, crashes out in tears at Australian Open

COCO Gauff’s bid for history at the Australian Open ended in tears in the last 16 on Sunday as the 15-year-old crashed out in three sets to fellow American Sofia…

West Ham suffer FA Cup misery, Spurs held at Southampton

West HAN crashed out of the FA Cup as their former manager Slaven Bilic led West Brom to a surprise 1-0 win, while Tottenham were held to a 1-1 draw…

Rahm grabs lead with Rory close as Tiger leaps into PGA hunt

THIRD-RANKED Jon Rahm seized the lead of the Farmers Insurance Open on Saturday while Rory McIlroy chased the world number one spot and Tiger Woods charged into contention for a…

Transfer record: £5.6bn spent on moves in 2019, reveals Fifa

A RECORD $7.35bn (£5.6bn) was spent on transfers in men’s football during 2019, according to a report by world governing body Fifa. The figure is an increase of more than…

Tanak says ‘everything fine’ after crash, targets Sweden

OTT TANAK said he was eager to get back behind the wheel for the next leg of the championship as he was released from hospital on Saturday following his spectacular…

Highway to Hell: Mayer wins famed Kitzbuehel downhill

AUSTRIAN Matthias Mayer delighted home fans and achieved “every skier’s dream” by streaking to a classy victory in Saturday’s fabled downhill in Kitzbuehel, the most prestigious and testing on the…