Category: Sports news

Rutherford to miss the Commonwealth Games

England’s athletics team have been hit with a blow ahead of April’s Common Wealth games to be held in Australia following the announcement that defending long jump champion Greg Rutherford as withdrawn from the squad. Despite recently recovering from an long term ankle injury the former World Champion decided that having completed previously with out  … Read more

Edmund one game away from Open Final

British number two Kyle Edmund has continued his career best form at the Australian Open, this time he has knocked out third seed Grigor Dimitrov from Bulgaria and in doing as reached his first ever Grand Slam semi final. The current world number 49, was playing in his first ever grand slam quarter final, but  … Read more

Edmund powers through to Australian open quarter finals

British number two Kyle Edmund made some personal history by defeating Italy’s Andreas Seppi 6-7 (4-7) 7-5 6-2 6-3 in the fourth round of the Australian Open. The win means he has qualified for his first ever Grand Slam Quarter final which will be against Bulgarian third seed Grigor Dimitrov. who defeated Australian Nick Kyrgios  … Read more

Edmund makes the last 16

British number two Kyle Edmund continued his fantastic start to this years Australian open as he came from behind in the soaring Melbourne heat to beat Georgia’s Nikoloz Basilashvili to progress to the last 16. The 23 year old over came temperatures as high as 39C and the need to receive treatment midway through the  … Read more

Konta crashes out, but Edmund makes the third round

British number one and Ninth seed Johanna Konta crashed out of the Australian open with a shock defeat to American Bernarda Pera in the second round. The American who is currently ranked 123 in the world, claimed only her second ever Grand slam victory beating last years quarter-finalist 6-4, 7-5 on show court two in  … Read more

Johanna Konta through to 2nd round of the Australian Open

British number one Johanna Konta, quickly progressed into the second round of the Australian open with a straight sets victory over the American Madison Brengle. Despite having only won one off her previous four matches against the American Brengle who is currently ranked 90 in the world, ninth seed Konta won 6-3, 6-1 on the  … Read more

British Bobsleigher to miss Winter Olympics

British bobsleigher Bruce Tasker will miss the xxxiii Olympic Winter games that starts in Pyeongchang, South Korea in four weeks’ time after suffering a minor stroke last week. The Welshman was admitted to hospital on January 4th after feeling ‘dizzy and nauseous’ and will now miss the chance to take part in what would have  … Read more