Impressing under the floodlights in his 12th season in the MotoGP paddock, Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) began his 2018 season in Qatar with a strong pace, something he believes he didn’t have when he found himself in the same position 12 months ago.
South Africa are trying to tune out the noise behind the scenes of a bad-tempered series against Australia and focus on the third Test, opening batsman Dean Elgar said yesterday.
Tottenham Hotspur must build a winning culture in major competitions like the Premier League and Champions League to develop as a club rather than focusing on domestic cup competitions, manager Mauricio Pochettino has said.
Italy’s interim coach Luigi Di Biagio says the door is still open for maverick striker Mario Balotelli who was once again overlooked for this month’s friendlies, despite scoring regularly for Ligue 1 side Nice.
Luke Shaw has been left unhappy at Jose Mourinho’s public criticism of him but the left-back will not be forced out of Manchester United this summer against his wishes.
To err is human, to forgive divine. As a coda to this: to err massively and hilariously is also human, as anyone who writes about sport can confirm.