Damar Hamlin speaks publicly for the first time since suffering on-field cardiac arrest

Recovering NFL star Damar Hamlin has spoken publicly for the first time since suffering a cardiac arrest during the Buffalo Bills’ Monday Night Football Game against the Cincinnati Bengals earlier this month. The 24-year-old promised fans they would ‘hear from him soon’ and he sent out a message Saturday night, speaking publicly for the first … Read more

OLIVER HOLT: Chelsea seem easily impressed by aging narcissists but we don’t need Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho turned 60 last week and at the Roma training ground in Trigoria, to the south of the Italian capital, they held an impromptu birthday party for him. When Mourinho cut his cake in the changing room, the players all applauded and it looked a little like footage from the National Congress of the … Read more

Manchester United 3-1 Reading: Brazilian midfield duo Casemiro and Fred on target in FA Cup win

Old Trafford temperatures weren’t exactly Copacabana Beach but Manchester United’s Brazilians still turned up and had fun to put their team into the FA Cup fifth round. After stubborn Reading resistance had lasted 54 minutes, Casemiro scored a quickfire double before compatriot Fred wrapped up the tie. And it was another countryman Antony who was … Read more

Big Bash League: Ashton Turner belts career-high to seal home Perth Scorchers Grand Final

Perth Scorchers have overcome injuries, illness and Australian superstar Steve Smith to qualify for an eighth grand final at Optus Stadium next Saturday. A record-extending fifth Big Bash League title and second in a row is now one win away after knocking off arch-rivals Sydney Sixers by seven wickets in a see-sawing qualifier final in … Read more

Mikel Arteta confirms Thomas Partey will undergo MRI scan on injury

Mikel Arteta confirms Thomas Partey will undergo an MRI scan on injury that forced him off in defeat by Man City, with the Arsenal boss admitting they are ready to move in the transfer market as Moises Caicedo pushes to leave Brighton By Lewis Browning For Mailonline Published: 00:46 GMT, 28 January 2023 | Updated: … Read more

AHEAD OF THE GAME: Jose Mourinho wants to return to Chelsea

Jose Mourinho is eager to return to England next season amid frustration at a lack of financial backing from Roma. An extraordinary third spell at Chelsea would be his ideal scenario and his representatives have let it be known that he would be interested in any vacancy at Stamford Bridge, but the club have made … Read more

Jurgen Klopp admits star man Salah is struggling to gel with Liverpool’s new signings

‘Mo is SUFFERING’: Jurgen Klopp admits star man Salah is struggling to gel with Liverpool’s new signings and is missing the ‘well-drilled front three’ he used to share with Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino – having netted ONCE in the league since the restart Salah has had a quiet few weeks for Liverpool as the … Read more

Australian Open: Crowd in stitches as Anthony Albanese obliges to request from rogue tennis fan at Novak Djokovic semi-final

Anthony Albanese was in the presence of greatness on Friday night, watching on as Novak Djokovic qualified for his 10th Australian Open final with a blistering win over American Tommy Paul. Djokovic has the chance to equal long-time rival Rafael Nadal with a 22nd major title if he can continue his run of unbeaten matches … 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 … Read more

Novak Djokovic defends his father after setting up Stefanos Tsitsipas final

By Simon Briggs, Tennis Correspondent, in Melbourne Novak Djokovic admitted the scrutiny surrounding his father Srdjan had “got to me” after a curiously inconsistent performance against Tommy Paul in the Australian Open semi-final. Such was Djokovic’s superiority that he was still able to ease past the unseeded Paul in straight sets, setting up an intriguing … Read more