Liverpool 1-0 Leicester LIVE: Updates as Sadio Mane nets early in the Anfield snow

Live score Liverpool 1-0 Leicester -Sadio Mane gives the Reds the lead early in the Anfield snow with a fine low finish Line-ups Liverpool: Alisson, Wijnaldum, Matip, van Dijk, Robertson, Henderson, Keita, Mane, Firmino, Shaqiri, Salah. Subs: Fabinho, Lovren, Sturridge, Lallana, Mignolet, Origi, Camacho. Leicester: Schmeichel, Ricardo Pereira, Evans, Maguire, Chilwell, Mendy, Ndidi, Gray, Maddison, […]

Aussie hockey teams set for world’s best

THE Hockeyroos’ inaugural FIH Pro League tilt will have a distinctly local flavour with more than a quarter of the 18 member squad hailing from Victoria. Five Victorians — Hayley Padget, Kristina Bates, Rachael Lynch, Sophie Taylor and Ashlee Wells — along with state team member Lily Brazel, will suit up for the Aussie women […]

'It's been a crazy ride': Bianca Andreescu's breakout January has her in the tennis spotlight

Bianca Andreescu sat on a couch at Tennis Canada headquarters and looked up at a 2019 Rogers Cup poster on the wall. Her photo was front and centre and her name was in big block letters. After spending her formative years in the sport working in relative obscurity at the training centre next door, Andreescu […]

‘Loses the rag completely’: Irish great’s sledge for English captain

Peter Stringer has said Ireland will look to get under the skin of ‘hothead’ England captain Owen Farrell when the teams meet in their Six Nations clash in Dublin. The buildup to Saturday’s match (Sunday AEDT), which sees defending Six Nations Grand Slam champions Ireland up against an improving England at the start of a […]

Man Utd boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer reveals why Red Devils struggled against Burnley

The Red Devils came from 2-0 down on Tuesday evening to draw with Burnley. Ashley Barnes and Chris Wood netted for the Clarets before Paul Pogba and Victor Lindelof saved Solskjaer’s blushes. Pogba, who has been on fire under Solskjaer, fired home from the penalty spot before Lindelof’s 92nd minute equaliser. And while Solskjaer insisted […]

Benoit Huot retires after iconic Paralympic swim career

​Canadian swimmer Benoit Huot, a 20-time Paralympic medallist and member of the Order of Canada, retired from the sport on Tuesday at age 35. His last of five Paralympic competitions came in 2016 at Rio, where the Longueuil, Que., native finished third in the men's 400-metre freestyle S10 for his 20th medal. WATCH | Huot win […]

Murray undergoes hip surgery to ease pain

Andy Murray has undergone hip resurfacing surgery in London. The two-time Wimbledon champion was debating having the procedure, which involves putting a metal plate into the joint, in a final bid to prolong his career. The 31-year-old said before the Australian Open earlier this month that he intended to retire after this year’s Wimbledon. Murray […]

Leafs improve defence, acquire Jake Muzzin from L.A. Kings

​Growing up in southern Ontario, Jake Muzzin and his friends used to pretend they were their heroes from the Toronto Maple Leafs. Now that he's been traded to Toronto, the veteran defenceman gets to pull on a blue-and-white jersey with his own name on the back. Muzzin was acquired by the Maple Leafs on Monday […]