Football

Roy Keane: Republic of Ireland assistant tells those worried about injury to ‘play chess’

Republic of Ireland assistant manager Roy Keane has told footballers to “play chess” if they are worried about getting hurt. Responding to a question about Kevin Doyle’s retirement because of repeated bouts of concussion, Keane admitted his sadness at the striker’s plight, but insisted injury was an occupational hazard for professional sportsmen. READ MORE: Doyle […]

Formula

Lewis Hamilton worried by pace of Sebastian Vettel’s Ferrari

Hamilton leads the championship by 34 points with a maximum of 125 available in the remaining five races Lewis Hamilton is worried about the pace of rival Sebastian Vettel’s Ferrari despite extending his championship lead in Malaysia. Hamilton is 34 points ahead of the German after finishing second behind Red Bull’s Max Verstappen, while Vettel […]

Football

Antonio Conte: Chelsea boss not worried by failure to bolster squad

Antonio Conte’s side won the Premier League by seven points last season Chelsea boss Antonio Conte says he is “not worried” by the club’s relative lack of signings this summer. The Blues have signed four players for a combined £129m, but have seen a greater number leave, including John Terry and Nemanja Matic. Their Premier […]

Basketball

Russell Westbrook of Oklahoma City Thunder says he’s not worried about anybody’s defense on him

HOUSTON — Russell Westbrook began his news conference Tuesday afternoon by doing what Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley makes it very hard to do during games — clearing space. “We going to keep everybody back,” Westbrook said, while dribbling a basketball into a crowd of reporters after the Thunder practiced at the University of Houston. […]

Formula

Formula 1: Honda boss ‘worried’ about lack of reliability

Honda boss Yusuke Hasegawa (left, with Fernando Alonso) said he hoped his team would make up ground on champions Mercedes this season Honda Formula 1 boss Yusuke Hasegawa has said he is “worried” about the company’s lack of reliability in the first pre-season test. Hasegawa said McLaren’s engine supplier still did not know what had […]