Australian Open director Craig Tiley calls on tennis, other sports to do more to support Ukrainian athletes

Australian Open tournament director Craig Tiley has urged the tennis world and other sports to do more to support Ukrainian athletes in the midst of the ongoing war with Russia. Key points: Craig Tiley says speaking to Ukrainian players during the Australian Open convinced him they need more support amid the war with Russia The tournament … Read more

Cazoo Masters: Gerwyn Price meets defeat in second round as Michael Smith progresses | Darts News

Dirk van Duijvenbode beat Gerwyn Price in the second round of the Cazoo Masters in Milton Keynes; world champion Michael Smith battled back to defeat Ross Smith; Michael van Gerwen overcame Jose de Sousa; watch the Premier League Darts live from February 2 on Sky Sports Last Updated: 28/01/23 11:58pm Gerwyn Price exited the Masters … Read more

Perth Scorchers into Big Bash final after Ashton Turner and Cameron Bancroft heroics

Ashton Turner produced a memorable captain’s knock as the Perth Scorchers overcame a devastating burst from Sean Abbott to book their spot in the BBL grand final with a seven-wicket triumph over the Sydney Sixers. Key points: The Scorchers go straight through to the grand final of the Big Bash after their victory The Sixers … Read more

Djokovic’s peace plea ahead of Open final

Novak Djokovic is pleading with fans to be respectful and not overstep the mark during his Australian Open final with Greek cult-hero Stefanos Tsitsipas. The nine-times champion wants no more “unpleasant” experiences at Melbourne Park after his father was forced offsite for Djokovic’s semi-final win over Tommy Paul on Friday night. Djokovic feels his father … Read more

Lou Anarumo: The Cincinnati Bengals’ quarterback slayer is out to stop Patrick Mahomes and Kansas City Chiefs again | NFL News

Can Cincinnati Bengals defensive coordinator Lou Anarumo stop Patrick Mahomes again? Lou Anarumo and his hokey cokey Cincinnati Bengals defense have become the talk of the town. A town with Joe Burrow in it. To solve a problem like Josh Allen, to solve a problem like Patrick Mahomes, to solve a problem like the modern … Read more

Dina Asher-Smith sets new British 60m record in Germany | Athletics News

Dina Asher-Smith breaks Asha Philip’s British 60m record in Germany as she looks ahead to busy 2023 after injury-disrupted 2022 season Last Updated: 27/01/23 10:50pm Dina Asher-Smith set a new British 60m record in Germany Dina Asher-Smith set a new British 60m record of 7.04 seconds at the World Indoor Tour in Germany on Friday. … Read more

Child speedway rider leads push for more girls and women to take the wheel in sport

When Baidyn Matthews took off on her first speedway race in regional Western Australia, things didn’t quite go to plan. Key points: Baidyn Matthews, 10, is pushing for more girls to join speedway Females make up just 13 per cent of adult competitive license holders, but 41 per cent of those at junior levels   A former competitor says … Read more

Usman Khawaja powers Brisbane Heat to victory as he weighs up pulling out of the Big Bash

Usman Khawaja has propelled the Brisbane Heat into the next stage of the Big Bash finals but is no guarantee of lining up as he considers whether to give himself a break before the Test tour of India.  Key points: The Heat’s victory means the side now faces the Renegades in a challenger final in … Read more

Australian Open women’s singles final, Elena Rybakina vs Aryna Sabalenka — how and when to watch, how they got there and more

It’s finals time at the Australian Open, with the first women’s singles grand slam title of the season set to be decided at Melbourne Park. The field of 128 players has been whittled down to just two — 22nd seed, Elena Rybakina of Kazakhstan and fifth seed Aryna Sabalenka.  The pair will be competing for the Daphne … Read more

San Francisco 49ers @ Philadelphia Eagles: Super Bowl spot on the line for two NFL giants in NFC Conference Championship game | NFL News

The San Francisco 49ers and Philadelphia Eagles face off in the NFC Championship game on Sunday in Philadelphia The Philadelphia Eagles and San Francisco 49ers are NFL giants of the game, in every sense. Of Sunday’s two Conference Championship clashes, Cincinnati Bengals at Kansas City Chiefs may well feature the league’s best quarterback duo, in … Read more