Tennis

Andy Murray ‘would give back being number one’ to be playing again

Murray posted a picture of himself in hospital after surgery with coach Jamie Delgado at his bedside 2018 Australian Open Dates: 15-28 January Venue: Melbourne Park Coverage: Watch highlights on BBC Two, the BBC Sport website and app. Live commentary on the best matches on BBC Radio 5 live, 5 live sports extra and online. […]

Golf

Rory McIlroy: Ex-world number one three behind leader Fleetwood in Abu Dhabi

Rory McIlroy parred his opening 11 holes in Abu Dhabi before carding three late birdies Rory McIlroy is three behind clubhouse leader Tommy Fleetwood after an opening three-under-par 69 as he returned to action at the Abu Dhabi Championship. After his three-month break, McIlroy parred his opening 11 holes before three late birdies moved him […]

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. […]

Football

Jimmy Nicholl: Rangers appoint Falkirk number two as new assistant

Jimmy Nicholl says he is relishing a return to Rangers Rangers have confirmed Jimmy Nicholl as their new assistant manager. The Northern Irishman, 61, joins his former club after leaving his assistant role to Paul Hartley at Championship outfit Falkirk. Nicholl, who enjoyed two previous spells at Rangers, expressed delight at returning to Ibrox. “I […]

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 […]