Basketball

New York Knicks forward Kristaps Porzingis infers that players vote suggests he should be starter in 2018 NBA All Star Game

NBA players voted Knicks forward Kristaps Porzingis as an All Star starter over Philadelphia’s Joel Embiid but Embiid won the overall vote due to support from fans and media. Porzingis stated clearly how he felt about the voting when asked about it on Friday. “Players know,” Porzingis said, according to published reports. “That’s all I’m […]

Tennis

Roger Federer: Players ready to fight for more prize money

Roger Federer won last year’s Australian Open after a six-month injury lay-off 2018 Australian Open Dates:15-28 JanuaryVenue: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. Roger Federer has called for the Grand Slams to […]

Basketball

Multiple Cleveland Cavaliers players acknowledge growing discontent, concern about current state of team

CLEVELAND — Following the Cleveland Cavaliers’ 118-108 loss to the Golden State Warriors on Monday, multiple players acknowledged growing discontent and a strong sense of concern that unlike past seasons, the team does not have the capability to fix the problems that ail their current team to get back on a championship track. Several prominent […]

Tennis

Novak Djokovic calls for a players’ union to demand greater prize money

Novak Djokovic has earned almost $110m (£80m) in his career 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. Novak Djokovic has called for male professional […]

Football

Spartak Moscow: Black players say there is ‘no racism’ at Russian club

A tweet by Spartak Moscow on Saturday Spartak Moscow players described as “chocolates melting in the sun” by the Russian team’s Twitter account have said “there is no racism” at the club. The post accompanied a video, filmed by defender Georgi Dzhikiya, that showed three black players training in sunny conditions. It has since been […]

Football

Spartak Moscow criticised for ‘racist’ tweet about own players

A tweet by Spartak Moscow on Saturday A social media message containing “racist references” posted by Russian club Spartak Moscow “shows a shocking level of ignorance”, says the chief of anti-discriminatory body Fare. Spartak tweeted a video of some black players training in sunny conditions with a message translating as “see how the chocolates melt […]