Tennis

NBA: Lakers and league great Jerry West dies at age 86

Jerry West, who was selected to the Basketball Hall of Fame three times in a storied career as a player and executive and whose silhouette is considered to be the basis of the NBA logo, died Wednesday morning at the age of 86, the LA Clippers announced. West was the third player in NBA history to reach 25,000 points, was an All-Star every year of...

My success at Sudan down to commitment of my players – Kwesi Appiah

Former Ghana coach James Kwesi Appiah has credited the success of Sudan in the 2026 World Cup qualifiers to the dedication and commitment of his players. Under Appiah's leadership, the Falcons of Jediane have achieved three victories and one draw, with their latest triumph being a 3-0 away win against South Sudan. This impressive run of form has propelled Sudan to the top of Group B,...
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I am excited to play with players like Mohammed Kudus – Kalvin Phillips

New West Ham United recruit Kalvin Phillips has expressed his enthusiasm about teaming up with Ghanaian midfielder Mohammed Kudus. The England midfielder recently inked a...

Tennis: Aryna Sabalenka beats Zheng Qinwen to retain Australian Open title

Aryna Sabalenka underlined why she had long been considered the Australian Open favourite by overpowering Zheng Qinwen to retain the women’s title. Belarusian second seed...

Rafael Nadal through to Brisbane International quarter-finals

Rafael Nadal said "every day is an adventure" after he cruised into the Brisbane International quarter-finals on his return from a hip injury. Playing just...

Emma Raducanu out of Auckland Classic with three-set defeat by Elina Svitolina

Emma Raducanu is out of the Auckland Classic after falling to a 6-7 (5-7) 7-6 (7-3) 6-1 defeat by second seed Elina Svitolina in...

Novak Djokovic beaten by Alex de Minaur as Australia progress at United Cup

Novak Djokovic was beaten by Alex de Minaur as Serbia lost to Australia in the United Cup quarter-finals. World number one Djokovic received treatment to...

‘My first question was, “How can I help?”’ Ukrainian tennis star Elina Svitolina on meeting president Zelensky amid conflict

Ever since Russia’s invasion of her native Ukraine almost two years ago, the sport of tennis has assumed a different complexion for Elina Svitolina. These days, she feels...