by | January 05, 2018 | 10:07

Williams was pregnant with her first child when she won last year's tournament at Melbourne Park, the 23rd Grand Slam singles title of her career. The Australian Open will be without Japanese star Kei Nishikori this month after he pulled out of the year's opening grand slam because of a wrist injury.

by | January 05, 2018 | 09:47

Elko spent one year with Notre Dame after three seasons at Wake Forest. During the regular season, Notre Dame was 32nd in the country in scoring defense and 44th in yards allowed per game. He should have more talent to work with at A&M than he did at Notre Dame and certainly more than he did at Wake Forest. But the offensive-minded Fisher, who won a national title with the Seminoles in 2013, knows he'll only be as successful at A&M as his defensive coordinator.

by | January 05, 2018 | 09:35

He's had a stunning first half of the season at Liverpool with 17 goals in 21 league games and 23 goals in 29 games in all competitions, justifying Liverpool's decision to break the club's transfer record and pay $46.8 million to buy him from Roma in the summer.

by | January 05, 2018 | 09:36

LeBron James and Joel Embiid join him in the frontcourt for the East while Kyrie Irving and DeMar DeRozan lead the backcourt after the first returns. Fan balloting accounts for 50 percent of the vote, while all current players and a media panel will account for 25 percent each. Fan voting is open until January 16 (NZ time), with the 10 All-Star starters announced on January 19 (NZ time).

by | January 03, 2018 | 01:34

Everton have been linked with a move for Cenk Tosun of Besiktas in the January transfer window . The Blues' defeat at home to Manchester United once again laid bare the same old problems that have plagued Everton under Allardyce's charge, with a lack of creativity and attacking threat prevalent.

by | January 02, 2018 | 21:11

After a rough start to his career, Ball has made rapid strides with a tally of averaged 12.2 points, 6.7 rebounds, 6.8 assists, 1.4 blocks and 1.3 steals per game in the month of December. "Lonzo's big for us so hopefully he gets back out there and we can get this thing turned around". Lonzo Ball is not expected to return to the Los Angeles Lakers' lineup after missing the past five games due to a shoulder injury.

by | January 02, 2018 | 21:07

Daniel Vettori, RCB Head Coach, said, "I am excited to welcome Gary and Ashish to the RCB coaching team". Nehra will now be joining the RCB camp as a bowling mentor and coach. The first assignment for the team management will be identifying the players who they are going to retain ahead of the 2018 IPL auction. However, before the auctions go underway the coaching staff have decide on the players to be retained which needs to be submitted by January 4.

by | January 02, 2018 | 21:02

Manish Mehta of The New York Daily News reports that New York Jets offensive coordinator John Morton will be a target of Gruden's should he officially be tabbed by the Raiders. "I believe we have developed a solid nucleus", he said, adding that whoever replaces him will have a chance to go to "special places". "The only question is when it happens".

by | January 02, 2018 | 20:53

The Russian player paved her way through the first-round match by stomping over Romania's Mihaela Buzarnescu by 6-3, 6-0 in an hour and 20 minutes. "It's always nice to start off the year with a victory". Earlier, Kristyna Pliskova, the twin of former world number one Karolina Pliskova, stunned French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko 6-1 6-4 and stormed into the second round.

by | January 02, 2018 | 20:33

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger confirmed today (Tuesday) that the defender could be out for two weeks, making him unlikely to be available for the FA Cup trip to Nottingham Forest and the two-legged Carabao Cup semi-final, also against Chelsea .

by | January 02, 2018 | 20:05

They have dropped to 15th place and are just two points from the drop zone. Manchester United will be in line for a £1million "penalty payment" if Crystal Palace decide to return defender Timothy Fosu-Mensah to Old Trafford early in order to free up space for another Premier League loan.

by | January 02, 2018 | 19:03

West Bromwich Albion manager Alan Pardew reacts as a West Brom player lies injured. They host West Brom tomorrow before a trip to Tottenham on January 4. Enjoying a mini revival in recent weeks with two wins and just one defeat from the last five matches, the Hammers are priced at 49/50 (1.98 ) with BetSafe to give their survival chances a boost with a big three points against their fellow strugglers.

by | January 02, 2018 | 19:03

Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson was delighted with his players after their 0-0 draw with Manchester City . Both teams were forced into making early chances after Scott Dann and Gabriel Jesus picked up injuries, while Jason Puncheon and Kevin De Bruyne were stretchered off late on.

by | January 02, 2018 | 17:55

Liverpool won their last game of 2017 against Leicester City thanks to Mohamed Salah . Jurgen Klopp says Salah: "was limping at the end, and that's never a good sign". "I'm not saying he is as good as who I am going to say but dare I say it, He reminds me of Lionel Messi, the scampering way he plays, he has a Messi vibe", Wright said during his analysis of the game on Saturday comparing Salah to five-time Ballon d'Or victor.

by | January 02, 2018 | 16:42

But the latest we hear is that the "first impact" is a short video . According to sources, the entire movie is set against the backdrop of a war. The film release in June past year and it performed spectacularly at the box office. Allu Arjun was last seen in Duvvada Jagannadham , co-starring Pooja Hegde. The makers has sparked off speculation that the film would clash with Telugu films, Mahesh Babu starrer "Bharat Ane Nenu" and Allu Arjun's " Naa Peru Surya " on April 27, by only ...

by | January 02, 2018 | 16:03

The Indian team started off with their preparations for the most important series against South Africa. The duo had taken a day off, to pick up a few items, a picture of which had surfaced on Twitter. Virat and Anushka tied the knot on December 11. The two cricketers took their families to the Waterfront in Cape Town for a relaxing evening.

by | January 02, 2018 | 15:54

The victim was a 35-year-old woman, who had come to attend to a relative. Finally, Naresh was arrested from the Adarsh Colony area where he attacked police officers that had come to apprehend him. He was subsequently taken to the civil hospital for treatment then moved to a different hospital in Faridabad. The statement added that soon after the dead bodies were found, the police launched a manhunt to find the accused.

by | January 02, 2018 | 15:40

The agent of Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez has reportedly contacted Manchester City over a possible January move for his client. However, Guardiola believes Sanchez will remain where he is. "From Monday he is free to go where he wants if it's a foreign club - but that's not my problem". Although Arsene Wenger has denied that Alexis spent Christmas in Chile with his family, Goal understands he did indeed return home, and that his recent sighting in Paris is due to the fact that ...

by | January 02, 2018 | 15:14

However, with Salah an injury doubt for the game, as is Philippe Coutinho, the importance of Mane has become greater in the short term than that of new £75million signing Virgil van Dijk, and it was highlighted in the 2-1 win at Burnley . Salah and Mane are on the three-man shortlist for the African Player of the Year gong, along with Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang , and they have been given the green light to attend.

by | January 02, 2018 | 15:11

Tashan Deniran-Alleyne of cited a report from German newspaper Bild , which said Goretzka "has been lured to Merseyside" by Reds chief Jurgen Klopp and will follow former Schalke team-mate Joel Matip to the club. But Sport Bild are reporting that the German worldwide will sign a pre-contract agreement with Bayern Munich , and will join the Bundesliga leaders at the end of the season.

by | January 02, 2018 | 14:58

The list of 54 Pakistani civilian prisoners and four fishermen, who have completed sentences awarded to them in India , were also handed over to the neighbouring country's government through diplomatic channels. Pakistan patted itself on its "humanitarian" gesture while India accused it of violating mutual understanding and poor treatment of Jadhav's wife and mother.

by | January 02, 2018 | 14:57

Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus could be facing up to three months on the sidelines after the club revealed he had suffered a knee ligament injury in Sunday's draw with Crystal Palace . A Carabao Cup semi-final against Bristol City then follows, with City not back in Premier League action until 11th January when a trip to face Liverpool at Anfield is on the cards.

by | January 02, 2018 | 14:52

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba reveals his delight as Monday's 2-0 victory over Everton sees the Red Devils return to winning ways in the Premier League . Turkish-Football reported that Tosun is expected to join the Premier League based side over the next few days. "He's good at what he does, he gets results", said Jones."With the situation that Everton were in, they needed results and he got that".

by | January 02, 2018 | 14:48

Muguruza served for the match up 5-3, only to be broken by the tenacious Serb to send the second set into a tiebreak which Krunic claimed 7-3. "I felt in trouble in the second set when I was 2-0 up", Muguruza, 24, said afterwards. Advanced to the second round as her countrywoman Caroline Garcia retired in their first round clash, Cornet went a step further reaching the first quarterfinal since Moscow last October.

by | January 02, 2018 | 14:06

He was arrested Friday after agents executed a search warrant at his home in Sterling, Virginia, and after Duncan allegedly ran out of the back of the home and threw a plastic bag with broken parts of a broken parts of a thumb drive immersed in some liquid, according to court documents.