• Williams defeats Sharapova to win Australian Open

    January 31, 2015, 4:18 pm , By Reuters

    Melbourne- Serena Williams won her 19th Grand Slam title, continued her unbeaten run in six Australian Open finals and extended her decade-long domination of Maria Sharapova with a commanding 6-3, 7-6 (5) win on Saturday night. Williams, coughing frequently and still affected by a recent cold, controlled the first set around a rain delay in ...

  • New Zealand overwhelms Pakistan

    January 31, 2015, 3:46 pm , By Reuters

    Wellington- Grant Elliot's all-round performance eclipsed Shahid Afridi's 29-ball blitz to secure New Zealand a comfortable seven-wicket victory over Pakistan in the first One Day International in Wellington today. Elliot took three wickets for 26 runs to help the hosts bowl out Pakistan for 210 in 45.3 overs at the Westpac Stadium. He then ...

  • Dark day for Woods raises prospect of the 'yips'

    January 31, 2015, 12:20 pm , By Reuters

    Los Angeles - Stunned golf fans at the Phoenix Open were left to ponder how the mighty have fallen after Tiger Woods plunged to new depths with the worst score of his professional career in Friday's second round. Looking more like a struggling amateur than the greatest player of his generation, and arguably of all time, Woods was out-of-sorts ...