Tennis

Garbine Muguruza: Wimbledon champion withdraws from Sydney International

Garbine Muguruza was given a wildcard for the Sydney International Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza has pulled out of the Sydney International with a thigh injury, five days before the start of the Australian Open. The 24-year-old reached the quarter-finals with a 6-3 7-6 (8-6) win over Netherlands’ Kiki Bertens, 26. But the top seed, who […]

Tennis

Alfie Hewett: Masters and French Open champion eyes world number one spot

Alfie Hewett was ranked number one at junior level in 2013 Reigning Masters and French Open wheelchair tennis champion Alfie Hewett says becoming world number one is “something he always dreamt of”. The 20-year-old from Norwich goes into this month’s Australian Open ranked second and could go above Argentinean Gustavo Fernandez at the top. “I’ve […]

Formula

Lewis Hamilton, Formula 1 champion: Breaking records & veganism

‘Vettel was like Tyson biting Holyfield’s ear’ Lewis Hamilton carved a special place in Formula 1 history this season with his fourth world title and a new all-time record for pole positions. In what was arguably the best season he has driven in his 11 years in F1, Hamilton won nine races in his Mercedes, […]

Tennis

Andy Murray: Double Wimbledon champion to delay departure to Australia

Murray has fallen to 16th in the singles rankings Andy Murray has delayed his departure to Australia but hopes to be back playing in a couple of weeks, according to his management company. The three-time Grand Slam champion has not played a competitive match since Wimbledon because of a hip condition. The Scot is due […]