John McEnroe and Martina Navratilova stage protest on Margaret Court Arena and call for rename at Australian Open

28 Jan

Martina Navratilova and John McEnroe have been criticised by Australian Open organisers for staging a protest calling for the name of Margaret Court Arena to be changed at Melbourne Park. On Tuesday, the two greats of the game – among the fiercest critics of Court for her controversial statements on the LGBTQ community and transgender […]

Australian Open: 15-year-old Coco Gauff knocks out defending champion Naomi Osaka, Serena Williams crashes out

24 Jan

Coco Gauff stunned Naomi Osaka to reach the fourth round of the Australian Open, while Serena Williams was sent crashing out of the tournament. The 15-year-old Gauff has already made headlines around the world but none of her achievements so far could compare to this as she took apart the defending champion in straight sets. […]

Australian Open: The six British players you should look out for including Johanna Konta and Dan Evans, but no Andy Murray

15 Jan

Andy Murray isn’t taking part in this year’s Australian Open but there are still plenty of British players who have gained direct entry into the main singles draws. Although it could be a blessing in disguise for Murray as this year’s championships are set to be a struggle for all involved. Due to the ongoing […]

Dalila Jakupovic quits Australian Open qualifier after collapsing in coughing fit on court due to poor air from bushfire

14 Jan

Australia’s horrific bushfires have taken their toll on this year’s Australian Open with one player collapsing on court during a qualifying match. Dalila Jakupovic went over when playing against Switzerland’s Stefanie Voegel and was helped off the court in Melbourne with breathing difficulties. The Slovenian was in a good position to win the match but […]

Sport in 2020: From the Super Bowl, Wilder vs Fury 2 date, Champions League and Olympics, here is what is coming up

2 Jan

Another year over, a new one just begun and talkSPORT cannot wait to gorge on a feast of sporting action. January began with a barnstorming Merseyside derby and February will end with Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury’s mega fight. In between then, we saw Conor McGregor return to the octagon and win in just 40 […]

Floyd Mayweather, Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Tiger Woods among Forbes’ top ten highest-paid athletes of the decade

24 Dec

Forbes have released a mega rich list detailing the top ten highest-paid athletes of the decade from 2010-2019. The ranking totals up all earnings from the world’s biggest sports stars over the past ten years and it’s no surprise to see who comes out on top. Boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather heads the list, owing to […]

Sir Andy Murray says Jose Mourinho would have been ‘great’ Arsenal appointment as tennis legend admits Unai Emery’s time may be over

28 Nov

Sir Andy Murray reckons it could be game, set and match for Unai Emery at Arsenal. Emery is at break point having overseen just two wins in 11 Premier League games and Murray, a Gunners fan, believes it may be time to serve the Spaniard his notice. “I actually haven’t been to the ground this […]

Roger Federer left in tears by Diego Maradona’s emotional message calling him ‘the greatest’ during exhibition match in South America

21 Nov

Tennis legend Roger Federer broke down in tears following an emotional message from Diego Maradona. The former Barcelona and Argentina star was invited to watch Federer, who is playing a series of exhibition matches with Alexander Zverev in a tour of South America, but could not make it. Instead, Maradona sent a video message, which […]