Tiger Woods calls himself ‘a walking miracle’ before Masters appearance

Former world number one Tiger Woods has called himself a “walking miracle” as he prepares to compete in the Masters for the first time since 2015. The 14-time major champion had spinal fusion surgery last April – his fourth back operation in three years – and feared he might never play again. Not only has he recovered but a recent ...

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Promotion-chasing Fulham win comfortably at Norwich

Fulham maintained their Championship automatic promotion bid with a routine victory at Norwich. Stefan Johansen opened the scoring for the Cottagers with a tap-in after Norwich keeper Angus Gunn could only parry Aleksandar Mitrovic’s header. Tom Cairney doubled the advantage minutes later, sidefooting the ball into the bottom corner. Fulham remain seven points off second-placed Cardiff after extending their unbeaten ...

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Cardiff set for world heavyweight unification bout

Anthony Joshua v Joseph Parker

Anthony Joshua says he must “simplify the madness” of the most anticipated fight in boxing in 2018 when he meets Joseph Parker in Cardiff on Saturday. Joshua’s IBF and WBA world titles will be on the line, as will Parker’s WBO belt, in the first heavyweight unification bout held on British soil. Some 78,000 fans are expected at the Principality ...

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Isco takes swipe at Zidane after Spain hat-trick

Isco said he felt “alive” after his first career hat-trick helped Spain thrash Argentina 6-1 and took a swipe at his club coach Zinedine Zidane. The Real Madrid playmaker has seen his club football limited in spells under Zidane this season. However, Isco produced a superb display against Argentina, whose captain Lionel Messi again watched from the stands at the ...

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Isco gets hat-trick as Spain thrash Argentina 6-1 in friendly

Isco scored a hat-trick as Spain warmed up for the 2018 World Cup by crushing 2014 finalists Argentina in Madrid. Spain raced into a 2-0 lead when Diego Costa stabbed past Sergio Romero before Isco side-footed his first goal. Argentina, without injured forward Lionel Messi, pulled it back to 2-1 through Nicolas Otamendi’s header. Isco and Thiago Alcantara extended the ...

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Black Queens to leave for Japan today

Ghana’s Black Queens will leave for Tokyo today [Tuesday], March 27, 2018 for their international friendly against their Japanese counterparts on April 1. Coach Mercy Tagoe Quarcoo largely has kept faith with the team that won the WAFU tournament in Abidjan last month, with just two changes in the 18-player squad as she continues with the team building exercise towards ...

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Hype plan for 2018 Women’s AFCON rolled out

Chairperson of the Local Organising Committee for the 2018 Women’s African Cup of Nations, Freda Prempeh, has revealed plans to create awareness and interest in the tournament which will be hosted by Ghana later this year. With 8 months to the start of the tournament, most conversations surrounding the event have been about infrastructure and facilities and there have been ...

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Errors cost us against AshGold, not tactics – Hearts boss Wellington

Henry Wellington

Hearts of Oak Head Coach, Henry Wellington, has defended his tactics in their 3-1 defeat to AshGold, and pointed out the schoolboy errors from his players as the reason for the defeat. Hearts were outclassed and easily dispatched by the Miners, in what was their first game at their adopted home ground in Cape Coast. The Phobians looked flat and ...

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Aguero reiterates desire to return to Argentina in 2020

Sergio Aguero has reiterated his desire to return to Independiente when his contract at Manchester City expires. The 29-year-old joined City in 2011, signing from La Liga side Atletico Madrid. During his six years in Manchester, Aguero has been prolific and has become a legendary figure. He has just over two years left on his contract at the Etihad and ...

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I am victim of ‘age discrimination’ – Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger has suggested some of the criticism he has faced as Arsenal manager has been because of age discrimination. The 68-year-old has faced calls to leave the Gunners – who face Stoke on Sunday – after their failure to qualify for the Champions League last season, as well as their 14-year wait to win another Premier League title. But Wenger ...

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