The Worlds Favourite Playground
Wednesday, Jan 25th
Last update:07:20:07 PM GMT
Manchester United ace David de Gea has made it clear that he is enjoying his time at Old Trafford, thus indicating that he is not contemplating a switch to suitors Real Madrid anytime soon.
The Spaniard was quoted telling the club’s official website: “I feel really well on the pitch. I’m really happy to play for United and Spain and I’m feeling very strong on the pitch. I need to keep this level until the finish of the season.”
Swiss tennis legend Roger Federer became the oldest player to qualify for the semi-finals of the Australian Open following an easy win against Germany's Mischa Zverev on Tuesday. Federer, who has won a record 17 Grand Slam titles, needed barely an hour and a half to eliminate Zverev 6-1, 7-5, 6-2 in style.
Federer is now the oldest tennis player, at 35 years and 174 days, to reach the Australian Open semi-finals, surpassing American Arthur Ashe.
Reigning French Open champion Garbine Muguruza bowed out of the Australian Open going down to unseeded American Coco Vandeweghe 4-6, 0-6 in the quarterfinals on Tuesday.
World No.seven Muguruza was never really at the races today and was overwhelmed by the 31 winners produced by the plucky American.
Sania Mirza set up a showdown with Rohan Bopanna in the Australian Open Mixed Doubles quarter-finals after she and Ivan Dodig defeated Alexander Peya and Zheng Saisai 2-6, 6-3, 10-6 on Tuesday. Earlier in the day, Rohan Bopanna and Canada's Gabriela Dabrowski mounted a great fight back to win against Poland's Lukasz Kubot and Taiwan's Chan Yung-jan to win 6-4, 5-7, 10-3.
The quarter-final pits the two Indians who represented the country in mixed doubles at the 2016 Olympi...
Bengal wicketkeeper-batsman Wriddhiman Saha staked his claim for a call-up to the national Test side, striking his maiden double century to help Rest of India (ROI) beat Ranji Champions Gujarat by six wickets and clinch the Irani Cup at the Brabourne Stadium here on Tuesday.
Chasing 379 for victory, ROI were in trouble at 63/4 before Saha (203 not out) and skipper Cheteshwar Pujara, who remained unbeaten on 116 forged a 316-run fifth wicket stand to help the team clinch t...
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has been advised by the senior players in his team to go ahead and make a move to sign Joe Hart from Manchester City, should Thibaut Courtois move to Real Madrid in the summer, according to reports in The Sun.
The Belgian ace, who has been consistently rated as being among the most highly rated shotstoppers of his generation, is known to be a key target for Los Blancos for quite a while now. And with the former Atletico Madrid man himself wis...
Former Arsenal and Barcelona midfielder Cesc Fabregas has hinted that he could leave Chelsea in the summer after having failed to convince new Manager Antonio Conte to trust him as a regular starter, despite some match winning performances.
Fabregas, who has only started five Premier League games this season, believes that number is too low for a player of his quality and may well be forced to look for a new club if things do not change for him in the comings month.
Coming hot on the heels of Manchester United's failure to secure the services of Benfica winger Goncalo Guedes is more potential disappointment for United fans in the transfer market as it appears that Premier League rivals Chelsea have entered the race to sign Benfica defender Victor Lindelof.
United had been tipped to sign the 22 year old Swedish international all month, but with the January transfer window winding down little progress has been made in securing the player...
The Daily Mirror are reporting this morning that French Champions Paris St. Germain have beaten Manchester United to the signature of 20 year old Benfica attacker Goncalo Guedes.
United were widely tipped to sign the young forward this winter, but it appears their confidence in their ability to negotiate a deal with cash strapped Benfica was misplaced.
Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal advanced to the quarter-finals of the Australian Open defeating Frenchman Gael Monfils 6-3, 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 in a seesaw contest on Monday.
The 30-year-old Spaniard, who won the Australian Open in 2009, is delivering world-class performances this year in Melbourne, after he was eliminated in the first round in the previous edition.
Barcelona, led by a stellar performance by Lionel Messi, defeated Eibar 4-0 at the Municipal de Ipurua on Sunday.
Despite the fact that captain Andres Iniesta did not play on Sunday's match, Barcelona quickly pulled themselves together and it was early substitute Denis Suarez who got the team on the board first in the 31st minute after a blocked shot by Messi that came to him, whereupon he fired in a scorcher from 20 metres.