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  • Willian scores twice as Chelsea advance into last eight

    Willian scores twice as Chelsea advance into last eight

    Willian dispatched two inch-perfect finishes as Chelsea cruised past Hull 4-0 and into the FA Cup quarter-finals. The hard-grafting Brazil forward's smart brace sealed a comfortable Stamford Bridge victory stroll, with Olivier Giroud bagging his...

  • Five things to watch at the Winter Olympics - February 17, Day 8

    Five things to watch at the Winter Olympics - February 17, Day 8

    SKELETON (1220 GMT+1) Hot on the heels of Dom Parsons securing a bonus bronze medal in the men's event, defending champion Lizzy Yarnold and team-mate Laura Deas conclude their skeleton campaigns. Yarnold sits in the bronze medal position 0.10...

  • Rossi turns 39 as MotoGP tests in Thailand

    Rossi turns 39 as MotoGP tests in Thailand

    Valentino Rossi celebrated his 39th birthday on the test track on Friday with MotoGP having a first taste of Thailand's Chang International Circuit that will make its debut on the calendar this year. The Italian great, a nine times world champion,...

  • Watch: Nuggets sink 24 3-pointers, outgun Bucks

    Watch: Nuggets sink 24 3-pointers, outgun Bucks

    Nikola Jokic and Giannis Antetokounmpo each recorded triple-doubles, but Jokic's Denver Nuggets made 24 3-pointers in a 134-123 victory over the host Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday night at the Bradley Center. Jokic needed just 16 minutes of action...

  • Watch: Williams look to Lowe with launch of new F1 car

    Watch: Williams look to Lowe with launch of new F1 car

    Williams showed off their 2018 Formula One car on Thursday, with technical head Paddy Lowe signalling a change of direction as the former world champions seek to get back among the frontrunners. Images of the Mercedes-powered FW41 were shown on a...

  • Huskova wins aerials gold for Belarus

    Huskova wins aerials gold for Belarus

    Hanna Huskova won the Olympic women's aerials to give Belarus their first gold medal of the Pyeongchang Games on Friday. Zhang Xin and Kong Fanyu of China took silver and bronze respectively. The final consisted of three rounds, with the three...

  • Visser resumes normal service for dominant Dutch

    Visser resumes normal service for dominant Dutch

    Dutchwoman Esmee Visser powered to gold in the women's 5,000 metres speed skating as normal service resumed for the Netherlands at the Gangneung Oval on Friday. Defending champion Martina Sablikova of the Czech Republic claimed silver in the...

  • Mayer wins super-G for speed gold double

    Mayer wins super-G for speed gold double

    Austria's Matthias Mayer made up for the disappointment of his injury-hampered downhill title defence at the Pyeongchang Olympics by skiing an error-free run to win the men's super-G on Friday, ending 16 years of Norwegian dominance of the...

  • South Korea's 'Iron Man' wins first Asian sliding gold

    South Korea's 'Iron Man' wins first Asian sliding gold

    South Korea's "Iron Man", Yun Sung-bin rocketed to the men's skeleton gold on Friday and become the first athlete outside Europe or North America to win an Olympic sliding medal after dominating the event at the Pyeongchang Games. "I just want to...

  • Italy's Moioli claims gold in snowcross

    Italy's Moioli claims gold in snowcross

    Italy's Michela Moioli clinched Olympic gold at the end of a dramatic snowboard cross final at Pyeongchang's Phoenix Snow Park on Friday. France's 16-year-old Julia Pereira de Sousa Mabileau won silver, while Sochi gold medallist Eva Samkova of...

  • Swede Hansdotter wins gold, no medal for Shiffrin

    Swede Hansdotter wins gold, no medal for Shiffrin

    Sweden's Frida Hansdotter won gold in the women's slalom as defending champion and clear favourite Mikaela Shiffrin of the United States failed to even reach the podium. Shiffrin has utterly dominated women's slalom, winning four of the last five...

  • Malta's Pellegrin places 50th in slalom

    Malta's Pellegrin places 50th in slalom

    Maltese skier Elise Pellegrin bounced back from her giant slalom disappointment when she placed 50th overall in the women’s slalom at the Pyeongchang Olympics yesterday. On Thursday, the France-based skier was disqualified from the giant slalom...

  • Napoli fall at home to Leipzig, Atletico win

    Napoli fall at home to Leipzig, Atletico win

    Napoli went down 3-1 at home to RB Leipzig as Atletico Madrid came from behind to defeat FC Copenhagen in Denmark, in Europa League last 32, first leg action on Thursday. Italian league leaders Napoli went ahead against Leipzig but slumped to a...

  • Nice's Balotelli upstaged by Fernandes treble for Lokomotiv

    Nice's Balotelli upstaged by Fernandes treble for Lokomotiv

    Nice striker Mario Balotelli scored twice in the first half hour only to be upstaged by a Manuel Fernandes hat-trick as Lokomotiv Moscow hit back to win 3-2 in a pulsating Europa League, last 32 first-leg tie on Thursday. Arsenal and AC Milan...

  • Five things to watch at the Winter Olympics on February 16 - Day 7

    Five things to watch at the Winter Olympics on February 16 - Day 7

    SKELETON (0130 GMT+1) Dom Parsons will slide in the conclusion of the men's skeleton competition, seeking to win Great Britain's first medal of the Games. Home favourite Yun Sung-bin has a near unassailable lead, but Parsons is 0.03 seconds off...

  • Malta U-16 girls pay visit to Prime Minister

    Malta U-16 girls pay visit to Prime Minister

    “Well done for your feat” were the opening words of Prime Minister Joseph Muscat as he addressed the players of the Malta Under-16 girls team at Castille on Thursday evening. The members of the Malta U-16 girls squad, technical staff and Malta FA...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Rockets grab first place in West

    Watch: NBA roundup: Rockets grab first place in West

    James Harden worked through a subpar shooting performance to help the Houston Rockets carry a 10-game winning streak into the All-Star break following a 100-91 victory over the visiting Sacramento Kings on Wednesday. Harden totaled a game-high 28...

  • Germany complete dominance with team relay gold

    Germany complete dominance with team relay gold

    Germany continued its domination of the Olympic luge competition with victory in the team relay event on Thursday as Canada took the silver medal and Austria bronze. Germany won three of the four luge events in Pyeongchang following Natalie...

  • Canada's Bloemen wins 10,000m, Kramer fails again

    Canada's Bloemen wins 10,000m, Kramer fails again

    Canada's Ted-Jan Bloemen produced an inspired display of impeccable technique to claim gold in the men's 10,000 metres on Thursday in an Olympic record time of 12 minutes and 39.77 seconds. Defending champion Jorrit Bergsma of the Netherlands had...

  • Norway's man with the golden gun wins biathlon

    Norway's man with the golden gun wins biathlon

    Norway's Johannes Thingnes Boe put in a blistering skiing performance to claim victory in the men's Olympic 20km individual biathlon event on Thursday. The 24-year-old, shooting with a golden gun, shrugged off poor form in his earlier events at...