The backing from Barcelona’s club president Josep Maria Bartomeu came but it was not as convincing as before. Last week he said coach Ernesto Valverde was “trusted completely” but as Valencia’s players danced on the pitch at the Estadio Benito Villamarin, tossing the Copa del Rey between them, his s
Novak Djokovic stands on the verge of holding all four Grand Slam titles for the second time in his career and should he do it by winning the French Open, it would surpass anything Rafael Nadal or Roger Federer have achieved, said Mats Wilander.
Roger Federer marked his return to Roland Garros after a four-year absence with a straight sets win over Italy’s Lorenzo Sonego yesterday, admitting he “felt on edge”, as Angelique Kerber’s hopes of completing a career Grand Slam suffered a quick kill.
Lewis Hamilton extended his lead at the top of the Formula One championship after winning the Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday.
With Roland Garros starting today, here’s a look at the players attempting to shock six of the biggest stars in the first round:
Eight years ago, the documentary Venus and Serena followed the Williams sisters as they tried to survive the nadir of their careers. Venus prepared to do battle with Sjogren’s syndrome, while Serena plotted her way back from the first pulmonary embolism that had nearly killed her. During a quiet mom
Twenty years ago, an unheralded 17-year-old Swiss named Roger Federer made his grand slam debut at the French Open, losing in four sets to then third-seed Pat Rafter in the opening round.
Al Sadd (B) (centre) receive the HH the Amir Cup Beach Volleyball trophy from Qatar Volleyball Association (QVA) president Ali Ghanem al-Kuwari at the Al Gharafa Club. Al Sadd (B) defeated Al Shamal (left) 2-1 in the final. Al Khor (right) finished third.
Jonas Blixt holed out for eagle at the 17th hole on Friday on the way to a six-under par 64 and a one-shot lead in the US PGA Tour’s Charles Schwab Challenge in Fort Worth, Texas.