Venus Williams defeated her younger sister Serena in the third round of the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, California on Monday night.
She defeated her sister 6-3, 6-4 in the competition, her first win in the sibling rivalry since August 2014 at the Rogers Cup in Montreal, and the first matchup where Venus was the higher-ranked player since the sisters met at Bangalore in March 2008.
I’m just lucky that I’ve played more matches than her right now,” Venus said in a postmatch on-court interview. “She just came roaring back. I had chances for the match to be over, but it wasn’t.” Read more
Hardlife Zvirekwi the captain for CAPS United Football Club’s senior men’s team has lost his left arm after it was amputated from the wrist following a car crash on Monday.
Club chief executive Cuthbert Chitima said:
His fingers and palm have been amputated. The doctors said he can start playing during the second half of the season. That’s the information we have at the moment.
Team manager, Shakespear Chinogwenya added, Read more
A football chairman lost his cool and confronted a referee on the football pitch with a gun in his belt.
The ugly display occurred during Sunday’s Super League game between title rivals PAOK and AEK Athens which ended in chaos as a pitch invasion followed a disallowed goal.
Ivan Savvidis, the chairman of Greek club PAOK also took to the pitch with a Gun in his waistband to confront the referee after Fernando Varela late goal for PAOK was ruled as offside. Read more
Manchester United regained second place in the Premier League table with a spectacular comeback victory over Crystal Palace on Monday night.
Nemanja Matic’s stunning stoppage-time strike completed the turnaround as the Reds fought back from two goals down to shatter the relegation-threatened Eagles at Selhurst Park. Read more
Democratic Republic of Congo striker, Cedric Bakambu has been unveiled by Chinese Super League club Beijing Guoan after signing a record-breaking deal of ‘£65million’ from Spanish club, Villarreal.
The 26-year-old footballer was unveiled on Thursday alongside other players after he reportedly agreed on a long-term contract worth a reported £307,000 a week.
Barcelona superstar, Lionel Messi who’s awaiting for the birth of his third son was pictured enjoying a stroll with his heavily pregnant wife Antonella Roccuzzo in the town. Read more
Controversial journalist and die-hard Arsenal fan, Piers Morgan has written an open letter to the club, after they were beaten 3-0 by Manchester City in the Carabao Cup final on Sunday.
According to him, Arsenal has been deteriorating under Wenger for 10 years now, and he ‘needs to go for God sake.’
Read his open letter below.
Arsenal were pathetic. No, hang on, that’s too generous. Pathetic means causing or evoking sympathy. I don’t feel any sympathy for the team who capitulated so appallingly to Manchester City. I feel blind fury and bitter resentment. Read more
I almost died after giving birth to my daughter, Olympia. Yet I consider myself fortunate.
While I had a pretty easy pregnancy, my daughter was born by emergency C-section after her heart rate dropped dramatically during contractions.
The surgery went smoothly. Before I knew it, Olympia was in my arms. It was the most amazing feeling I have ever experienced in my life. Read more
Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah says he dreams of winning the Premier League and wants to do “something special” in this season’s Champions League.
The Anfield club can go second in the league by beating West Ham on Saturday and lead Porto 5-0 after the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie.
Egypt international Salah has scored 22 goals in 26 league games since signing from Roma for £34m ($47m) last June.
“I came to here to win titles,” the 25-year-old told Football Focus.
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Retired Professional boxer, Floyd Mayweather stepped out in style for the NBA game between Los Angeles Lakers and Dallas Mavericks at the Staples Center on Friday night