Tennis pro Petra Kvitova suffers knife attack during home invasion

Being a left-handed player, it is as yet unclear how the injury and subsequent surgery could impact her game or rehabilitation period beyond the time she will wear the protective cast. If she returns three months into the season, then tennis fans can expect her back in early April, the same month that Maria Sharapova is expected back.

Cavs guard Smith faces surgery for fractured riight thumb

Cavs' roster thin with Smith needing thumb surgeryNFL determines McAdoo used radio improperly for five plays against CowboysHow different are Calipari and Pitino?Windhorst thinks Cousins was lucky not to be thrown out of. With Mo Williams, who was supposed to be the team's backup point guard, already out for the year, the Cavs are running then on quality guards. Brian Boyle, Jonathan Drouin, Brayden Point and Vladislav Namestnikov scored for the Lightning, who are 3-7-2 over their last 12 ...

Yaya Toure vows to make more history at Manchester City after resurgence

However, it has proved to be very different for the 45-year-old, who is having to find a way of playing to counteract many teams' defensive approach when coming up against City. "What we are seeing is the Premier League is so tough, this year it's going to be tougher than any other year". City are seven points off top spot in the Premier League thanks to back-to-back defeats to Chelsea and Leicester City, in which they conceded a total of seven goals, earlier in December.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic Says He Can Play Until He's 50

He added that Ibrahimovic was not motivated by money, saying: "He chose not to take it [Chinese money] to come to England. He still has the fire that he wants to win, that he wants to perform, and if it was only money he was after, he would not be at Manchester United".

Antonio Conte says Liverpool, Arsenal defeats forced him to act

Having spent close to £80m in the summer transfer market, Conte's Blues were exposed in two back to back games against Liverpool and Arsenal but since then, they have been able to stampede in the Premier League. "Michy has brought good quality, is very young and he must work and improve and adapt his football". Antonio Conte's appointment as Chelsea manager has seen Eden Hazard return to his peak in a Blues shirt and after ending the 2015/16 campaign strongly, the Belgian has ...

ARL Commission boss John Grant keeps his job, received NZRL support

ARL Commission boss John Grant keeps his job, received NZRL support

The NRL has put forward its revised offer to disgruntled clubs in an effort to avert a civil war within the code and save the head of ARL commission chairman John Grant. "His support of the worldwide game, his input into developing better pathways for NZ players into the NRL, along with his understanding of player welfare issues is greatly valued by all in New Zealand rugby league".