Tennis

Heather Watson: British number two into Hobart International last eight

Heather Watson was knocked out of last week’s Brisbane International in the first round Britain’s Heather Watson is through to the quarter-finals of the Hobart International after a 6-2 6-2 win over wildcard Jamiee Fourlis. The 25-year-old, who won the tournament in 2015, took just an hour and 10 minutes to defeat the Australian, 18. […]

Tennis

Andy Murray: British number one has surgery on hip injury

Andy Murray had six months of rehabilitation before having surgery Britain’s Andy Murray has had hip surgery in Melbourne and says he hopes to be playing again in time for this summer’s grass-court season. The former world number one, 30, has not played a competitive match since he was knocked out of Wimbledon in July. […]

Hockey

Former hockey fighters to struggling ex-NHL enforcer: ‘you’re not alone’ – British Columbia

Stephen Peat and Dale Purinton have gone toe-to-toe on more than a couple of occasions. The former hockey enforcers fought multiple times in major junior and in the National Hockey League. But now, with Stephen Peat facing a very different kind of fight, his former foe wants to help. According to Peat’s father, Walter, the former NHLer is living on the streets […]