Sport | The Times The latest news and comment from thetimes.co.uk en-uk Copyright 2011 Times Newspapers Ltd. support@thetimes.co.uk http://www.thetimes.co.uk Sun Jan 25 15:53:14 GMT 2015 Newspapers The Times 144 34 http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/feedindex/ http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/public/img/thetimes144.gif Cadel Evans finishes final World Tour race on podium Sun, 25 Jan 2015 15:21:09 GMT 2015-01-25T03:28:43Z Cadel Evans finished the Tour Down Under in third place today, ending a 14-year career on the World Tour, the... Andy Murray exacts midnight revenge as seething Grigor Dimitrov loses grip Sun, 25 Jan 2015 14:09:42 GMT 2015-01-25T02:52:22Z Andy Murray proved himself the man of the midnight hour as he exacted grand-slam revenge on the man he took... Live: FA Cup fourth round action Sun, 25 Jan 2015 13:30:10 GMT 2015-01-25T03:51:26Z *Refresh the page for the latest updates *Sakho gives West Ham win at Bristol City *Aston Villa host Bournemouth from... Adam Jones announces Wales retirement after Six Nations snub Sun, 25 Jan 2015 13:12:28 GMT 2015-01-25T01:12:28Z Adam Jones has brought the curtain down on a decorated 12-year international career with Wales following his exclusion from Warren... Australian Open live: Andy Murray v Grigor Dimitrov Sun, 25 Jan 2015 09:21:48 GMT 2015-01-25T01:32:58Z “[Kyrgios] is explosive on the court and he’s unpredictable,” says Murray. He flat-bats a question as to whether he will... Rested Rafael Nadal powers into the quarter-finals Sun, 25 Jan 2015 07:24:13 GMT 2015-01-25T01:33:43Z The agonised expression that illustrated Rafael Nadal’s opening win at this year’s Australian Open has now been replaced by a... Eugenie Bouchard struggles through to Maria Sharapova meeting Sun, 25 Jan 2015 07:06:28 GMT 2015-01-25T12:54:02Z Eugenie Bouchard had no time to think about twirling today, as she was far more preoccupied fretting about her chances... Big Bash would be a massive hit in England, Kevin Pietersen insists Sat, 24 Jan 2015 22:20:31 GMT 2015-01-25T11:41:33Z It is a baking hot afternoon at the WACA, which is entirely appropriate because the grand old ground in Perth... Cristiano Ronaldo says sorry after kicking opponent to earn ninth red card Sat, 24 Jan 2015 21:57:26 GMT 2015-01-24T10:00:27Z Cristiano Ronaldo apologised tonight for his sending-off, the ninth of his career, during Real Madrid’s narrow 2-1 victory over lowly... Gabriel Paulista set to join Arsenal as Villarreal agree £13.4 million fee Sat, 24 Jan 2015 21:36:53 GMT 2015-01-25T11:56:45Z Arsenal appear to be on the verge of signing Gabriel Paulista, the Villarreal defender, after the Spanish club’s Twitter feed... Richie Porte takes brave stage victory but misses Tour lead by two seconds Sat, 24 Jan 2015 21:04:14 GMT 2015-01-24T09:08:34Z Richie Porte of Team Sky put in a determined challenge for the Tour Down Under by winning today’s stage in... False start denies Richard Kilty an ‘easy’ victory Sat, 24 Jan 2015 21:02:43 GMT 2015-01-24T09:12:17Z Richard Kilty did not have the return to indoor racing he would have wanted as he was disqualified for a... Leicester’s faint hopes extinguished as Ulster bow out on a high Sat, 24 Jan 2015 20:50:38 GMT 2015-01-24T08:56:21Z Leicester’s already remote hopes of making the European Champions Cup quarter-finals were finally extinguished as Ulster ended their own disappointing... Birmingham’s hopes destroyed at the double by Victor Anichebe Sat, 24 Jan 2015 20:19:59 GMT 2015-01-24T08:19:59Z A quick-fire double from Victor Anichebe, the West Bromwich Albion forward, ensured there was no upset at St Andrew’s on this... Newcastle Falcons return to form in style to thrash Bucharest and reach quarters Sat, 24 Jan 2015 19:56:58 GMT 2015-01-24T07:56:58Z Newcastle Falcons claimed their place in the quarter-finals of the European Challenge Cup after thrashing Bucharest Wolves 52-10 in Romania.... Liverpool face unwanted replay after being frustrated by Adam Bogdan Sat, 24 Jan 2015 19:45:14 GMT 2015-01-24T10:04:51Z For the second home game in succession, Liverpool’s cup aspirations were dented by an inspired goalkeeping performance Where Thibaut Courtois... Many Clouds has clear sight of Gold Cup after victory at Cheltenham Sat, 24 Jan 2015 19:27:07 GMT 2015-01-24T07:27:07Z Many Clouds established himself as a genuine contender for the Cheltenham Gold Cup with an impressive victory in the BetBright... Jose Mourinho ‘ashamed’ after Chelsea crash out to Bradford City Sat, 24 Jan 2015 19:22:37 GMT 2015-01-24T10:04:02Z On a day when the top three sides in the Barclays Premier League crashed out of the FA Cup on... Saints go stuttering on as rampant Racing march into Champions Cup quarter-finals Sat, 24 Jan 2015 19:10:16 GMT 2015-01-24T07:20:24Z Northampton Saints moved into the European Champions Cup quarter-finals at Franklin’s Gardens - but their hopes of a home tie... Celtic cement Premiership lead as thoughts turn to Old Firm cup clash Sat, 24 Jan 2015 18:53:11 GMT 2015-01-24T07:39:36Z Kris Commons helped Celtic cement their place at the top of the Scottish Premiership with a narrow 1-0 win over... Odion Ighalo hits four as Watford stage seven-goal rampage Sat, 24 Jan 2015 18:39:38 GMT 2015-01-24T07:41:02Z Odion Ighalo scored four times as Watford fought back from 2-0 at half-time to thrash Blackpool, the division’s bottom club,... Wycombe stay top despite drawing a blank away to Mansfield Sat, 24 Jan 2015 18:37:22 GMT 2015-01-24T07:40:16Z Wycombe stayed top of the Sky Bet League Two table despite only drawing 0-0 away to Mansfield. Gareth Ainsworth’s side,... MK Dons close in on leaders as Dele Alli strikes again Sat, 24 Jan 2015 18:17:38 GMT 2015-01-25T02:03:52Z MK Dons took full advantage of Swindon and Bristol City, the joint Sky Bet League One leaders, not being in... Patrick Bamford on song as friendly exertions cost Manchester City dear Sat, 24 Jan 2015 18:17:10 GMT 2015-01-25T10:29:27Z The previous time Patrick Bamford took to the pitch at the Etihad Stadium was to watch a Bon Jovi concert,... Jeffrey Schlupp spares referee from spotlight as Leicester’s late combination floors Spurs Sat, 24 Jan 2015 17:56:42 GMT 2015-01-24T10:01:51Z After a week in which Mike Riley was forced to defend the performances of his referees, the last thing he... Lack of adventure dooms Sunderland and Fulham to replay Sat, 24 Jan 2015 17:47:33 GMT 2015-01-24T06:41:06Z The prospect of another game like this one is enough to give a hangover a headache. Fulham earned a replay... Darren Bent’s first Derby County goal helps see off Chesterfield Sat, 24 Jan 2015 17:47:30 GMT 2015-01-24T09:35:22Z Darren Bent scored his first Derby County goal to help see off Chesterfield in the first Derbyshire derby since 1986,... Alan Pardew’s men go marching on as Southampton’s defence take a break Sat, 24 Jan 2015 17:42:13 GMT 2015-01-24T06:54:38Z The Crystal Palace revival continued under Alan Pardew in a slightly surreal game that featured Shane Long in attack and... Bradford’s bravery rewarded as Chelsea are stunned by four-goal comeback Sat, 24 Jan 2015 17:21:02 GMT 2015-01-25T09:00:28Z They sang that Jose Mourinho would be sacked in the morning, which was meant as gallows humour - but in... Andy Goode’s miss means Wasps still wait as Leinster top pool to reach last eight Sat, 24 Jan 2015 16:26:28 GMT 2015-01-24T08:56:53Z Leinster, the former champions, qualified for the quarter-finals of the European Champions Cup thanks to a tense draw which ended... Klay Thompson surges into NBA’s record books with 37 points in a single quarter Sat, 24 Jan 2015 15:41:58 GMT 2015-01-24T08:16:32Z Klay Thompson, the Golden State Warriors guard, entered the NBA record books this morning by recording the highest-scoring quarter in... Rudy Gestede delivers possible parting gift as Blackburn overpower Swansea Sat, 24 Jan 2015 15:25:48 GMT 2015-01-24T06:42:32Z Rudy Gestede sealed Blackburn’s passage into the FA Cup fifth round while simultaneously moving himself a step closer to the... Novak Djokovic victory comes with an added touch of romance Sat, 24 Jan 2015 14:34:25 GMT 2015-01-24T10:01:01Z Barring a marriage proposal in the crowd and a post-match rendition of ‘Happy Birthday’ to his mother, Novak Djokovic endured... FA Cup: as it happened Sat, 24 Jan 2015 12:16:45 GMT 2015-01-24T08:23:33Z WHAT A DAY! Football, bloody hell, and all that. Chelsea are out, Manchester City are out, and Liverpool weren’t far... Radamel Falcao would be better off under Sir Alex Ferguson, his agent claims Sat, 24 Jan 2015 11:41:55 GMT 2015-01-24T09:42:21Z The agent of Radamel Falcao, the Manchester United striker, has said he wishes the Colombian was playing under Sir Alex... Stanislas Wawrinka raises hopes of a repeat triumph Sat, 24 Jan 2015 08:50:48 GMT 2015-01-25T01:28:56Z Life might have proved to be too precarious for Roger Federer, but fellow Swiss and defending champion Stan Wawrinka is... Williams sisters make light of advancing years to march on at Australian Open Sat, 24 Jan 2015 07:11:07 GMT 2015-01-25T07:27:36Z Age is not an issue, according to Venus Williams, as she and Serena, her sister, continue to cut a swathe... Mauricio Pochettino up for the cups Sat, 24 Jan 2015 00:01:54 GMT 2015-01-23T11:40:52Z Mauricio Pochettino would love to emulate Osvaldo Ardiles’s cup success, but is less keen on replicating his fellow Argentinian’s famous... Eugenie Bouchard is amused by backhand compliment Sat, 24 Jan 2015 00:01:44 GMT 2015-01-23T11:23:07Z With Billie Jean King adding her formidable reputation as a fighter for sexual equality to the “Twirlgate” controversy, the player... Massimo Cellino steps down as Leeds United president Sat, 24 Jan 2015 00:01:29 GMT 2015-01-24T12:23:09Z Leeds United appointed a new temporary chairman yesterday after Massimo Cellino formally resigned as president of the embattled Sky Bet... Blackmail not to blame for first-ball duck, says Eoin Morgan Sat, 24 Jan 2015 00:01:15 GMT 2015-01-23T10:41:50Z From being drawn into a bizarre blackmailing scam one day to falling for a first-ball duck the next, Eoin Morgan... Andy Murray confident he is ready to avoid repeat of dethroning Sat, 24 Jan 2015 00:01:00 GMT 2015-01-24T10:03:33Z Players with their eyes on a grand-slam title habitually look forward rather than back. However, just this once, Grigor Dimitrov... Terrace anthems to beat the system Sat, 24 Jan 2015 00:01:00 GMT 2015-01-23T05:17:50Z Tiring of their side’s struggles with coherence away to Queens Park Rangers last weekend, Manchester United fans called out in... Filipe Morais out to remind José Mourinho of what he is missing Sat, 24 Jan 2015 00:01:00 GMT 2015-01-24T04:34:51Z Filipe Morais, the Bradford City winger, knows José Mourinho. Morais knows that Mourinho knows him and, crucially, he knows that... Warren Gatland is setting the agenda Sat, 24 Jan 2015 00:01:00 GMT 2015-01-23T09:18:35Z You’ve got to love Warren Gatland. The Wales head coach was at it again on Tuesday, goading, teasing, challenging England... Gary Bowyer savours revival at Blackburn Rovers Sat, 24 Jan 2015 00:01:00 GMT 2015-01-24T11:20:28Z A televised tie against Swansea City may not prove to be one of the highlights of FA Cup fourth-round weekend, but... Jose Mourinho motivated by Chelsea DNA Sat, 24 Jan 2015 00:01:00 GMT 2015-01-24T12:15:09Z José Mourinho is standing by Chelsea’s push for an unprecedented quadruple because, he says, anything else would go against their... Richard Kilty working hard to stay ahead of his rivals Sat, 24 Jan 2015 00:01:00 GMT 2015-01-24T12:13:35Z When Richard Kilty is introduced to the crowd for the 60 metres at the Emirates Arena, Glasgow, this afternoon, it... Still no start for out-of-favour Mario Balotelli Sat, 24 Jan 2015 00:01:00 GMT 2015-01-23T11:41:19Z Brendan Rodgers is set to make several changes to his starting line-up for the visit of Bolton Wanderers to Anfield,... Quade Cooper could be out for three months Sat, 24 Jan 2015 00:01:00 GMT 2015-01-23T11:34:12Z Quade Cooper could not have made a worse start to his World Cup year. The maverick Australia fly half fractured...