Sports News

Lleyton Hewitt’s son, Cruz, wins Australian junior tennis title

Lleyton Hewitt’s son, Cruz, wins Australian junior tennis title

Cruz Hewitt, son of former tennis world No. 1 Lleyton, is proving he’s a chip off the old block after winning an Australian Under-12s clay court tournament. The 12-year-old cruised to victory without dropping a set, according to the Australian Associated Press, and even went on to win the Under-12s doubles title alongside Asher Brownrigg.…

Tottenham star Son Heung-Min racially abused online after Premier League defeat

Tottenham star Son Heung-Min racially abused online after Premier League defeat

Tottenham Hotspur has condemned the “abhorrent” online abuse directed at star player Son Heung-Min after the side’s 3-1 Premier League defeat by Manchester United on Sunday. The 28-year-old had been involved in one of the game’s key moments when he was adjudged to have been fouled by Scott McTominay in the build-up to the visitor’s…

122 goals in 36 matches: The making of Bayern Munich’s wonderkid Jamal Musiala

122 goals in 36 matches: The making of Bayern Munich’s wonderkid Jamal Musiala

“Unbelievable” is the word that one of Jamal Musiala’s former coaches continually uses to describe the 18-year-old, who is fast developing into one of Europe’s most exciting talents. The attacking midfielder is currently thriving in his breakthrough season, scoring five goals in 29 appearances for Bayern Munich and making his senior debut for the German…

Real Madrid goes top of La Liga with El Clasico victory over Barcelona

Real Madrid goes top of La Liga with El Clasico victory over Barcelona

Real Madrid weathered bitter winds and driving rain to defeat Barcelona 2-1 in an action-packed El Clasico on Saturday. The win, which came courtesy of goals from Karim Benzema and Toni Kroos, saw Real go top of La Liga ahead of rivals Barcelona and Atletico Madrid, although Atletico has a chance to regain the top…

Hideki Matsuyama races into Masters lead ahead of final day

Hideki Matsuyama races into Masters lead ahead of final day

In what is known as “moving day” in golf’s majors, the third day of the Masters lived up to that billing with plenty of changes in the leaderboard. The tournament’s front end bunched up considerably over the course of Saturday’s play, which was disrupted by an hour-long delay caused by bad weather. It was Hideki…

Play suspended on third day of Masters due to inclement weather

Play suspended on third day of Masters due to inclement weather

Just as things were heating up and the leaderboard was getting congested, play has been suspended during the third round of the Masters due to inclement weather. Suggestions of storms and high winds were in the forecast at the beginning of Saturday’s play, and those predictions came to fruition around 4 p.m. ET. The wind…

Premier League leader Manchester City stunned by 10-man Leeds United

Premier League leader Manchester City stunned by 10-man Leeds United

Two goals from Stuart Dallas saw Leeds United secure an unlikely 2-1 victory against Premier League leader Manchester City, despite having captain Liam Cooper sent off in the first half. Man City looked far more likely to get the winner after Ferran Torres had equalized for the home side, but Dallas’ breakaway goal in stoppage…

Hometown pitcher throws the first no-hitter in San Diego Padres history

Hometown pitcher throws the first no-hitter in San Diego Padres history

Pitcher Joe Musgrove tossed the first no-hitter in Padres franchise history on Friday night, as San Diego defeated the Texas Rangers 3-0 at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas. The Padres, who started playing in 1969, were the only team in Major League Baseball to have never thrown a no-hitter. Musgrove struck out 10 and…

2021 French Open postponed by a week due to Covid-19 pandemic

2021 French Open postponed by a week due to Covid-19 pandemic

This year’s French Open tennis tournament has been postponed by a week due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the French Tennis Federation (FFT) announced on Thursday. The second grand slam of the year was originally scheduled to take place from Monday 17 May to Sunday 6 June. However, France has recently entered a new lockdown with…

The ‘Tiger Slam’: 20 years on from when Tiger Woods won it all

The ‘Tiger Slam’: 20 years on from when Tiger Woods won it all

As Tiger Woods walked onto the 18th green at the 2001 Masters, throngs of fans were in hot pursuit to catch a glimpse of the golfer and all cameras were pointed at the then 25-year-old, who was on the precipice of etching his name into golf history. “Here comes the salute to an achievement that’s…

Angelo Gabriel, 16, becomes youngest goalscorer in Copa Libertadores history

Angelo Gabriel, 16, becomes youngest goalscorer in Copa Libertadores history

Santos forward Angelo Gabriel became the youngest goalscorer in Copa Libertadores history on Tuesday as he scored his side’s final goal in a 3-1 victory against San Lorenzo. Aged 16 years, three months and 16 days, Angelo broke Juan Carlos Cardenas’ record that had stood for 59 years with his stoppage-time goal after a save…

Bryson DeChambeau optimistic new driver will help his chances at Masters

Bryson DeChambeau optimistic new driver will help his chances at Masters

Bryson DeChambeau has muscled his way to becoming a major winner, and he’s now hoping it’ll bring him success at golf’s most famous competition. As he prepares for the Masters, which begin on Thursday, the 2020 US Open winner has brought a new weapon with him: a new driver. DeChambeau had contemplated using a 48-inch…