https://images.performgroup.com/di/library/goal_uk/2d/13/glen-johnson-liverpool_1peledg4kch0q1qo90or9wio4h.jpg

Sport

Barcelona are close to signing Kevin-Prince Boateng on loan from Sassuolo in one of the more surprising bits of transfer news to emerge this month. "It was a testing day, but saying goodbye to my teammates, [sporting director Giovanni] Carnevali and the coach meant so much to me". " Barca , I'm coming!" he said.
  • Australian Open: Naomi Osaka gets through Sevastova to reach QFs

    Australian Open: Naomi Osaka gets through Sevastova to reach QFs

    Sport

    Japan's Naomi Osaka survived a massive scare to reach the Australian Open fourth round Saturday despite an error-strewn display against Taiwanese veteran Hsieh Su-wei. On day six at Melbourne Park, the 23-time Grand Slam victor crushed Ukrainian teenager Dayana Yastremska 6-2, 6-1 before consoling her at the net as she burst into tears.
  • Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma meet sports icon Roger Federer

    Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma meet sports icon Roger Federer

    Sport

    Check out his post here: Anushka Sharma also took to her social media handle to share the picture of her and husband Virat Kohli enjoying the Australia sun. He was stopped by a security guard when trying to enter a locker room because he did not have his official Australian Open accreditation. Virat, being the captain of the Indian cricket team, and Anushka, being an actor, find very little time to spend with one another due to their work schedules.
  • Serena Williams comes through Simona Halep battle to reach last eight

    Serena Williams comes through Simona Halep battle to reach last eight

    Sport

    But even Halep's supreme defensive game wasn't enough to stop Williams, who managed to find another gear after saving three break points down 3-2 in the deciding set. Then followed the grind, ending with Williams forcing one final exhausted forehand out of the Romanian. Serena Williams subdued a stubborn fightback from world number one Simona Halep to take her quest for a record-equalling 24th major into the Australian Open quarter-finals on Monday.
  • After a Win at Auburn, is Kentucky for Real?

    After a Win at Auburn, is Kentucky for Real?

    Sport

    From 5:24 to 1:42 neither team made a field goal. Barkley attended the game to watch his alma mater take on the Wildcats in a matchup between the two 13-3 teams. Harper had 17 points and six assists while Chuma Okeke had 11 points and six rebounds. He sunk his first free throw, but missed the second. United Kingdom is now 247-5 when leading by at least 10 points at any time in the contest under John Calipari.
  • Simona Halep not intimidated by Serena Williams ahead of Melbourne showdown

    Simona Halep not intimidated by Serena Williams ahead of Melbourne showdown

    Sport

    As an eight-year-old she had cheered Williams on to an Australian Open title a decade ago from her lounge room in Odessa, even simulating the American's strokes with her own racquet as she watched on television. "I have huge respect for her because she's a great champion, but she's just an opponent next round". "That really broke my heart", Williams said. "Only in the Grand Slams it's not allowed, I think this needed to be said".
  • Knicks’ Mitchell Robinson will make return from injury vs. Wizards

    Knicks’ Mitchell Robinson will make return from injury vs. Wizards

    Sport

    Thomas Bryant received a pass from Bradley Beal and drove in the lane to put up a layup with a few seconds left on the clock. The Wizards have traveled across the pond and will take on the New York Knicks in London, England Thursday (3 pm, NBC Sports Washington) as part of the NBA Global Games slate.
  • Higuain left out of Milan squad after ‘poor training session’

    Higuain left out of Milan squad after ‘poor training session’

    Sport

    We would wish Morata all the best in the future, and hope that his time at the Wanda Metropolitano brings more success than he found in West London with Chelsea . Sarri was unable to offer much of an update on their apparent pursuit of Higuain, whom he coached at Napoli , though he is optimistic about their chances of signing players.
  • Liverpool dig deep to see off Palace in Anfield goalfest

    Liverpool dig deep to see off Palace in Anfield goalfest

    Sport

    The Cote d'Ivoire worldwide - who earned Jurgen Klopp's praise - was highly influential in Saturday's seven-goal thriller at Anfield, which, unfortunately, swung in favour of the Reds . On Salah reaching 50 Premier League goals in just 72 appearances ... A game against Crystal Palace represents the ideal opportunity for Liverpool to demonstrate the strength of its fortress.
  • Rashford the best in the Premier League - Solskjaer

    Rashford the best in the Premier League - Solskjaer

    Sport

    I think [Pochettino] gets the best out of his players whether they are younger or older. Pogba and Rashford combined expertly to score the only goal of United's 1-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley and continued to make an impact in this weekend's 2-1 victory against Brighton .
  • Anisimova seals Sabalenka in statement Slam victory

    Anisimova seals Sabalenka in statement Slam victory

    Sport

    All of 17, never the victor of a Grand Slam match until this week, Amanda Anisimova is making quite a first impression at the Australian Open . "Definitely, I was trying to be really aggressive today because she plays really aggressive too and we are both really big hitters", the American said.
  • Who is Allen Crowder? Get to Know Greg Hardy's UFC Brooklyn Opponent

    Who is Allen Crowder? Get to Know Greg Hardy's UFC Brooklyn Opponent

    Sport

    For those who don't know, Ostovich was a victim of domestic abuse, while Greg Hardy was found guilty of domestic abuse back in 2014. Hardy faces Allen Crowder in the night's co-main event in his full UFC debut following a pair of devastating knockout wins on Dana White's Tuesday Night Contender Series.
  • Defending champion Federer out of Australian Open

    Defending champion Federer out of Australian Open

    Sport

    Watch LIVE at 6 p.m. ET. Wilander recognized that defeating the Swiss will not be easy, but heading into the court being calm and upbeat about Federer's aura can help the 20-year-old Greek. Federer couldn't take advantage of his opponent's plight and Tsitsipas sealed the win on his first match point in the third tiebreak of the match. I've been idolising him since the age of six.
  • Barty party continues with Sakkari win in Melbourne

    Barty party continues with Sakkari win in Melbourne

    Sport

    Sakkari was always going to be a tricky player for Barty to face, having won their most recent encounter on hardcourt in Indian Wells a year ago, and she halted the 15th seed's momentum to immediately break back. A surprise medical timeout in the set break sent wave of shock through her camp after the Aussie No. 1 was whisked from Rod Laver Arena with a suspected abdominal strain.
  • Furious Sarri says Chelsea players lack motivation

    Furious Sarri says Chelsea players lack motivation

    Sport

    An irate Sarri, who opted to speak Italian in his press conference to properly execute his message, accused his squad of being "extremely hard to motivate". "I understand that against strong teams you can find yourself in difficulties from time to time but we have to react a lot better". We have to talk openly about what's happening.
  • Vinesh Phogat first Indian to be nominated for Laureus World Sports Awards

    Vinesh Phogat first Indian to be nominated for Laureus World Sports Awards

    Sport

    No swimmers have been nominated for the 2019 Laureus World Sports Awards , marking t he first time since 2015 where a swimmer wasn't nominated for either Sportsman or Sportswoman of the Year. From Formula 1 nominees only Michael Schumacher (2002, 2004) and Sebastian Vettel (2014) have taken the accolade, though Hamilton claimed the Breakthrough of the Year trophy in 2008.
  • Frances Tiafoe breaks down after stunning Grigor Dimitrov at Australian Open

    Frances Tiafoe breaks down after stunning Grigor Dimitrov at Australian Open

    Sport

    He will next play 20th-seeded Grigor Dimitrov , who beat Thomas Fabbiano 7-6 (5), 6-4, 6-4 earlier on Friday. American showman Frances Tiafoe has celebrated his 21st birthday in style with an emotional four-set win over Grigor Dimitrov at the Australian Open , setting up a dream quarterfinal against Rafael Nadal .
  • Top seed Halep marches on with clinical win over Venus

    Top seed Halep marches on with clinical win over Venus

    Sport

    She started positively against seven-times major singles champion Venus, though, and broke twice to take the first set. 'Yeah, well, we still are fighting for equal prize money at all events across the board, ' she said in her post-match press conference.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo continues remarkable finals record with Supercoppa victor

    Cristiano Ronaldo continues remarkable finals record with Supercoppa victor

    Sport

    It was also a first piece of silverware for Ronaldo since he swapped Real Madrid for Turin last summer. " It was my intention to start 2019 with a trophy , I have my first title with Juve and I am very happy". Chelsea and Juventus reportedly agree terms regarding a loan deal for Gonzalo Higuain , who will end his temporary spell at AC Milan to move to Stamford Bridge.
  • Rockets star James Harden matches Wilt Chamberlain with historic performances

    Rockets star James Harden matches Wilt Chamberlain with historic performances

    Sport

    Nothing could stop the Rockets star, though, as he finished with a 39-point second half, the best second half in Rockets history. The Rockets, meanwhile, have been without eight-time All-NBA point guard Chris Paul since he strained his left hamstring on December 20 and starting center Clint Capela is expected to miss four to six weeks after damaging ligaments in his right thumb on a lob play in their loss to the Orlando Magic on Sunday.
  • Federer serves up dominant first-round win against Istomin

    Federer serves up dominant first-round win against Istomin

    Sport

    The Brit once again opened up about the gravity of the pain that he's been dealing with, making his epic five-setter even more impressive. Murray said he had left nothing on the court after almost claiming a memorable victory from two sets down.
  • Johanna Konta slams 'dangerous' late start in loss to Garbine Muguruza

    Johanna Konta slams 'dangerous' late start in loss to Garbine Muguruza

    Sport

    They went on court so late because both Kei Nishikori's victory over Ivo Karlovic and Alexander Zverev's win against Jeremy Chardy took almost four hours to conclude. "We play for you guys watching, otherwise why are we here?" "I will recover as much as I can, because it was a tough match", said Muguruza, who won the French Open in 2016 and Wimbledon in 2017, but has never been past the quarterfinals at the Australian Open .
  • Arsenal's Alex Iwobi surprised by Petr Cech retirement

    Arsenal's Alex Iwobi surprised by Petr Cech retirement

    Sport

    During his time with Chelsea , Cech set up a club record of 228 clean sheets in all tournaments. A former Czech Republic worldwide, Cech arrived in England in July 2004, when he was roped in by Chelsea from French club Rennes. Chelsea will offer Petr Cech a route back to Stamford Bridge after the goalkeeper announced his retirement. During the 2004-05 season with the Blues, he set a record for the most clean sheets in a season, keeping 24 clean sheets for his side.
  • Canada's Adam Hadwin 3 shots back at Desert Classic

    Canada's Adam Hadwin 3 shots back at Desert Classic

    Sport

    And I made a lot of birdies. "So hopefully I'll figure it out and I'll be able to get a seminar and learn them". David Duval had a 59 at PGA West's PGA West's Palmer Course when he won in 1999. "So I just need to keep doing that". The split-tee format had Mickelson starting on the par-4 10th hole. The 22-year-old Australian rebounded from a bogey on the par-3 eighth with a closing birdie on the par-4 ninth.
  • Pundit Questions Higuain Transfer to Chelsea

    Pundit Questions Higuain Transfer to Chelsea

    Sport

    Sarri knows Jorginho well after making the 27-year-old the passing hub of his Napoli teams, and does not think his marquee summer signing has more to give. Higuain , who has been on loan at AC Milan since the start of the season, has been earmarked by Sarri to add firepower to his underwhelming attack.