TOKYO OLYMPICS MEN’S TENNIS FINAL REDUCED TO BEST-OF THREE SETS
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TOKYO OLYMPICS MEN’S TENNIS FINAL REDUCED TO BEST-OF THREE SETS

BY LIAM MORGAN The men’s singles tennis final at next year’s Olympic Games in Tokyo has been reduced to best-of-three sets, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) has announced.…

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SERENA WILLIAMS RETIRES AT INDIAN WELLS
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SERENA WILLIAMS RETIRES AT INDIAN WELLS

Serena Williams retired from her third-round match at Indian Wells while trailing Garbine Muguruza 6-3 1-0. The 37-year-old won the first three games of the match but called…

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SERENA BACKS USA WOMEN’S SOCCER TEAM ON EQUAL PAY
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SERENA BACKS USA WOMEN’S SOCCER TEAM ON EQUAL PAY

Serena Williams has voiced her support for the US women’s football team in their legal battle for equal pay. All 28 members of the national squad have joined…

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YAKMUT ALHASSAN BOUNCES BACK TO SPORTS!
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YAKMUT ALHASSAN BOUNCES BACK TO SPORTS!

The former Director-General of the National Sports Commission Mallam Alhassan Yakmut has been appointed Team Nigeria’s Chief de Mission to the 12th  Africa Games in Rabat Morocco later…

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ROGER FEDERER BECOMES 2ND TENNIS STAR TO WIN 100TH CAREER TITLE
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ROGER FEDERER BECOMES 2ND TENNIS STAR TO WIN 100TH CAREER TITLE

Swiss sensation, Roger Federer has claimed a historic landmark in his career after he won his 100th title with a 6-4, 6-4 victory against Stefanos Tsitsipas at the…

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ROGER FEDERER HUNTS FOR 100TH TITLE IN DUBAI
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ROGER FEDERER HUNTS FOR 100TH TITLE IN DUBAI

Roger Federer began his latest quest for a 100th ATP title with a battling 6-4 3-6 6-1 win over Philipp Kohlschreiber in the first round of the Dubai…

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PIQUE HITS OUT AT CRITICS OF THE WORLD CUP-STYLED DAVIS CUP
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PIQUE HITS OUT AT CRITICS OF THE WORLD CUP-STYLED DAVIS CUP

“It will be a festival of tennis’, so claimed soccer star, Gerard Pique whose private company has the assignment of revamping the Davis Cup. He was reacting to…

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SERENA WILLIAMS CLIMBS BACK TO TOP 10 IN WTA RANKINGS
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SERENA WILLIAMS CLIMBS BACK TO TOP 10 IN WTA RANKINGS

Serena Williams has made her way back to the Top 10 in the WTA rankings for the first time since the birth of her daughter in September 2017.…

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NFF ISSUES STATEMENT ON MALICIOUS VIDEO DOCUMENTARY
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NFF ISSUES STATEMENT ON MALICIOUS VIDEO DOCUMENTARY

The Nigeria Football Federation has dismissed in its entirety, a video documentary released online by some faceless elements, which quoted outlandish figures as having been misappropriated by the…

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LA LIGA IN SPONSORSHIP TIE-UP WITH REVAMPED ‘WORLD CUP’ STYLED DAVIS CUP
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LA LIGA IN SPONSORSHIP TIE-UP WITH REVAMPED ‘WORLD CUP’ STYLED DAVIS CUP

BY DAVID OWEN La Liga has agreed to sponsor the Davis Cup, the reformatted men’s team tennis competition whose first new-look edition will culminate in November in the…

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JAPAN’S OSAKA WINS AUSTRALIAN OPEN
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JAPAN’S OSAKA WINS AUSTRALIAN OPEN

Naomi Osaka recovered after wasting three championship points and reasserted herself down the stretch to win the Australian Open for a second consecutive Grand Slam title, edging Petra…

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SERENA WILLIAMS CRASHES OUT OF AUSTRALIAN OPEN
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SERENA WILLIAMS CRASHES OUT OF AUSTRALIAN OPEN

Serena Williams has sensationally departed the Australian Open, falling to Karolina Pliskova of Czech Republic in a three set thriller after succumbing to what appeared to be an…

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SERENA WILLIAMS’ MOTHER STONED-FACED DESPITE TENNIS STAR’S AUSTRALIAN OPEN WIN
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SERENA WILLIAMS’ MOTHER STONED-FACED DESPITE TENNIS STAR’S AUSTRALIAN OPEN WIN

Serena Williams pulled off an astounding victory at the Australian Open on Monday against Romania’s Simona Halep, who is ranked as the number one in the world.  The…

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BOOS AS MARIA SHARAPOVA IS ELIMINATED FROM AUSTRALIAN OPEN
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BOOS AS MARIA SHARAPOVA IS ELIMINATED FROM AUSTRALIAN OPEN

Maria Sharapova has been called a ‘cheat’ and ‘pathetic’ over toilet break tactic in her match with Australia’s Ash Barty. Less than an hour before she was eliminated…

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SERENA WILLIAMS IS OUT WITH ANOTHER SEXY TENNIS OUTFIT
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SERENA WILLIAMS IS OUT WITH ANOTHER SEXY TENNIS OUTFIT

Serena Williams is inarguably one of today’s most exciting tennis players to watch — not solely because of the energy she brings to her matches, but also because she,…

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DJOKOVIC AND SERENA WILLIAMS AMONG FAVOURITES FOR AUSTRALIAN OPEN TITLES
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DJOKOVIC AND SERENA WILLIAMS AMONG FAVOURITES FOR AUSTRALIAN OPEN TITLES

BY MICHAEL PAVITT.   Serbia’s Novak Djokovic and the United States’ Serena Williams will head into the Australian Open as favourites to win the opening Grand Slam event…

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FEDERER BEATS SERENA IN MEMORABLE SEXES CLASH
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FEDERER BEATS SERENA IN MEMORABLE SEXES CLASH

Roger Federer’s Switzerland beat Serena Williams’ USA as the two tennis greats met on court for the first time at the Hopman Cup in Perth, Australia. Federer and…

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US LOSE TO GREECE AT HOPMAN CUP DESPITE WILLIAMS’ WINNING RETURN
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US LOSE TO GREECE AT HOPMAN CUP DESPITE WILLIAMS’ WINNING RETURN

The United States lost to Greece at the International Tennis Federation Hopman Cup in Perth despite Serena Williams returning from a knee injury to win her singles match. Williams…

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HOPMAN CUP: SERENA AND FEDERER TO PLAY FOR FIRST TIME AS US CLASHES WITH SWITZERLAND
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HOPMAN CUP: SERENA AND FEDERER TO PLAY FOR FIRST TIME AS US CLASHES WITH SWITZERLAND

Tennis greats Roger Federer and Serena Williams will meet on court for the first time when Switzerland face the USA in the Hopman Cupon New Year day They…

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DJOKOVIC EQUALS NADAL WITH FOURTH MUBADALA TITLE
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DJOKOVIC EQUALS NADAL WITH FOURTH MUBADALA TITLE

World number one Novak Djokovic won a fourth Mubadala World Tennis Championship title on Saturday, coming back from a set down to beat Kevin Anderson 4-6, 7-5, 7-5.…

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LUKA MODRIC BEATS DJOKOVIC TO WIN BALKAN ATHLETE OF YEAR
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LUKA MODRIC BEATS DJOKOVIC TO WIN BALKAN ATHLETE OF YEAR

Croatia football captain Luka Modric was named Balkan Athlete of the Year on Thursday, becoming only the second soccer player to scoop the prize after Bulgaria’s former European…

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