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Alexander Zverev shrugs off Australian Open crowd to power past John Millman
The No 3 seed said his game plan was to ‘hit the ball as hard as possible’ and it paid off against his Australian opponent

Emma Kemp at Melbourne Park

19, Jan, 2022 @1:02 PM

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‘I’ve turned a corner since Ryder Cup’: Rory McIlroy raring to go in Abu Dhabi
As the season gets underway, the Northern Irishman insists his game and the European Tour are in good health

Ewan Murray in Abu Dhabi

19, Jan, 2022 @12:09 PM

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Yorkshire appoint Ottis Gibson as new head coach on three-year contract
Yorkshire have appointed Ottis Gibson as their new head coach on a three-year deal as part of a widespread management revamp

Guardian sport

19, Jan, 2022 @10:41 AM

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The Spin | England and Australia hit by off-field issues before Women’s Ashes series
Late rescheduling, weather, injuries and Covid-19 leave both teams with issues as the seven-match series looms

Raf Nicholson

19, Jan, 2022 @10:35 AM

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Can monobob shake up the world of bobsleigh on its Olympic debut?
The one-woman event will make its bow at Beijing 2022, and efforts have been made to make it a discipline that changes the status quo

Beau Dure

19, Jan, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Protesting Winter Olympics athletes ‘face punishment’, suggests Beijing official
Organising committee official warns against ‘any behaviour or speech that is against the Olympic spirit’

Helen Davidson in Taipei

19, Jan, 2022 @9:42 AM

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Rafael Nadal revels in Australian Open return to sweep past Yannick Hanfmann
Rafael Nadal has overcome injury and Covid to make a strong start at the year’s first grand slam

Tumaini Carayol at Melbourne Park

19, Jan, 2022 @9:12 AM

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The Bengals find themselves with an unfamiliar feeling: playoff success
The Bengals won their first postseason game in 31 years last weekend. Much of their success is down to a young quarterback-coaching duo

Dave Caldwell

19, Jan, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Test cricket’s next challenge: how to avoid another lopsided Ashes series | Geoff Lemon
Given the desert of competitiveness in recent times it is reasonable to ask what is the point of England visiting Australia

Geoff Lemon in Hobart

19, Jan, 2022 @5:38 AM

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Ash Barty shows ruthless side in second-round demolition job at Australian Open
The world No 1 beat Italian qualifier Lucia Bronzetti 6-1, 6-1 to book her place in the third round at Melbourne Park

Emma Kemp at Melbourne Park

19, Jan, 2022 @3:32 AM

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England force tense draw with Australia before Quad Series final rematch
‘We showed them who we are,’ said the England captain Serena Guthrie after a late rally led to a 48-48 draw with Australia before they play each other again in the final

Chloe Merrell at the Copper Box

18, Jan, 2022 @10:44 PM

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Eddie Jones banks on Owen Farrell as captain despite lack of gametime
Owen Farrell will resume the England captaincy for the Six Nations after he was named in Eddie Jones’s 36-man squad, but there is no place for George Ford or Mako and Billy Vunipola

Gerard Meagher

18, Jan, 2022 @10:16 PM

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