Australian Open 2019: Schedule, draw, how to watch, live stream Grand Slam tournament

The 2019 Australian Open begins Jan. 13, marking the start of a new tennis season. This year’s tournament features a field packed with notable names, including the return of Serena Williams, who skipped the 2018 Australian Open after winning it a year earlier. Williams, a seven-time Open champion, remains one Grand Slam victory shy of Margaret Court’s […]

Ricketts buoyant, Jones fuming

Last Updated: 15/01/19 11:28pm Sam Ricketts celebrates during the famous win for Shrewsbury Buoyant Shrewsbury manager Sam Ricketts saluted his battling side as they sprung a fine FA Cup shock by beating Stoke City 3-2. Goals from James Bolton, Fejiri Okenabirhie and Josh Laurent completed a stunning comeback victory for the League One side after […]

Root, Stokes fifties help England make solid start

England made a solid start to their tour of the Caribbean on Tuesday (January 15) during the first day of their first two-day warm-up match against a President’s XI at the Three W’s Oval in Barbados. After an agreement prior to the game that the visitors would bat the whole of the first day regardless […]

SwimmersBest Drill of the Month: Pull Buoy Dive

SwimSwam thanks SwimmersBest for sponsoring “Drill of the Month.”  This is a SwimSwam recurring feature that brings drills and idea submissions from various creative and innovative coaches all over the world. December’s drill comes to us from Stephanie Wiswell, director of aquatics and middle and high school swim coach at The Village School in Houston, Texas. […]

Time to return to school as ECB looks to make cricket great again

The 29th floor of the Millbank Tower, with its panoramic view of the London skyline, is not the most appropriate places to champion shedding an image of privilege. Nevertheless, it was here on the central banks of the Thames that two of ECB’s senior drivers – chief executive Tom Harrison and chief strategy officer David […]

Celtics youngsters say Kyrie Irving's callout 'came from a good place'

Kyrie Irving told reporters Saturday the Celtics don’t understand what it takes to be a championship-level team. A couple days later he said he’d never call out his teammates like that again, but his team hasn’t disputed anything he said. “Kyrie said a lot after the last game and it was probably stuff that people […]

Mick Schumacher joins Ferrari academy

Last Updated: 15/01/19 9:05pm Mick Schumacher has joined the Ferrari Academy, according to Sky in Italy The son of seven-time F1 world champion Michael Schumacher, Mick, has joined the Ferrari driver academy, according to Sky in Italy. The 19-year-old is set to take part in two tests with the Italian team, where his father won […]

Injured duo Halfpenny and Moriarty included in Wales squad

Six Nations: France v Wales Venue: Stade de France, Paris Date: Friday, 1 February Kick-off: 20:00 GMT Coverage: Live on BBC One Wales & S4C, BBC Radio Wales, BBC Radio Cymru & BBC Sport website and BBC Sport app, plus live text commentary Leigh Halfpenny and Ross Moriarty, who are both currently sidelined with concussion, […]

Windies bring back Darren Bravo for first England Test

Windies have recalled batsman Darren Bravo to their squad for the first Test against England in Barbados next week after an absence of more than two years following a dispute with the governing body. There is also a return to the squad for fast-bowler Alzarri Joseph and first call-ups for uncapped batsmen John Campbell, from […]

Ireland scrum-half McGrath out of Six Nations

Ireland scrum-half Luke McGrath will miss the Six Nations after being ruled out for up to eight weeks with a knee ligament injury. The Leinster man hobbled off during the province’s 29-13 win over Toulouse on Saturday. Scrum-halves John Cooney and Kieran Marmion are also currently nursing injuries but could return in time for the […]