Johanna Konta beats Caroline Wozniacki to become first British woman to win Miami Open title


Johanna Konta beats Caroline Wozniacki to become first British woman to win Miami Open title

Johanna Konta became the first British woman to win the Miami Open with a 6-4 6-3 victory over Caroline Wozniacki. Konta, who ousted number three seed Simona Halep in a marathon quarter-final match, also became the first British woman to win a WTA …

Ross Barkley struggles at Liverpool showed why he still has lots to learn

Ross Barkley went into the Merseyside derby with plenty of public sympathy having been an unused substitute twice for England during the international break.

Tottenham close gap on leaders Chelsea to seven points after win at Burnley

Tottenham trimmed Chelsea’s lead at the Premier League’s summit to seven points by becoming just the fourth top-flight side to win at Burnley this season.

Jose Mourinho launches scathing attack on Man Utd forwards before turning his ire on BBC reporter

Jose Mourinho launched a scathing attack on Anthony Martial, Marcus Rashford, Jesse Lingard and Henrikh Mkhitaryan after Manchester United’s draw against West Bromwich Albion dealt a big blow to their top-four hopes.

Stoke were off the pace in defeat at Leicester, says Mark Hughes

Stoke City were off the pace in all aspects of their game in their 2-0 loss to Leicester City at the King Power on Saturday afternoon, according to manager Mark Hughes.

Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez: We showed this against Wigan

RAFA BENITEZ hailed Newcastle for showing “character, good reaction and personality” in their 2-1 win over Wigan. 0. By James Lassey / Published 1st April 2017.

Harry Arter fluffs penalty chance as Bournemouth miss out on win at Southampton

A late missed penalty from Harry Arter cost Bournemouth victory in the south coast derby as they drew 0-0 at Southampton. After they had resisted much of the hosts’ pressure, Arter struck well over the crossbar when he could have secured all three

Heroism of 42 Oxbridge Boat Race rowers who lost their lives in the First World War revealed

But they may also want to pause a moment to consider the fate of their counterparts one hundred years ago who, having battled each other on the river, went on to die together on the battlefields of the First World War.

Hull 2-1 West Ham: Marco Silva lauds his ‘confident’ Tigers after West Ham win

Hull City boss Marco Silva felt that confidence played an integral role in his side’s 2-1 victory over West Ham at the KCOM. The Tigers were a goal down at half-time after Andy Carroll’s opener but Silva replaced Curtis Davies for Kamil Grosicki, who

Dominant Leinster barge past Wasps to reach European Champions Cup semi-finals

Leinster rattled up four tries to blow Wasps away in this European Champions Cup quarter-final and reach the last four for the sixth time in nine seasons.

St Johnstone pair Richard Foster and Danny Swanson suspended after Hamilton rammy

Richard Foster and Danny Swanson were sent off at half-time after fighting with each other, with punches and kicks seemingly thrown, and their gaffer has promised the club will investigate thoroughly.

Reading leapfrog Leeds United thanks to Yann Kermorgant’s first-half strike

Reading’s Yann Kermorgant, second left, celebrates with team-mates after scoring against Leeds United in the Championship match at the Madejski Stadium.

Championship round-up: Newcastle edge closer still to promotion with win over Wigan

Newcastle and Brighton each took another step towards automatic promotion after they won and Huddersfield lost at home. Leaders Newcastle remain a point clear at the top after beating relegation-threatened Wigan 2-1 at St James’ Park.

Cardiff City’s defence falls to pieces in defeat at Wolves: What we learned about the Bluebirds

Kenneth Zohore’s hot streak continued as he made it nine goals in his last nine outings – but it still wasn’t enough to stop Cardiff City being beaten by Wolves.

Aston Villa 2-0 Norwich: Villains on a roll

Jonathan Kodjia took his goal tally to 17 as he paved the way to Aston Villa’s 2-0 Championship win over Norwich – their fourth successive home win without conceding a goal.

Schalke mascot shows referee red card over penalty decision

GELSENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) – Schalke’s mascot showed referee Felix Zwayer his own red card after he failed to award the side a penalty at the end of the Ruhr derby against Borussia Dortmund on Saturday.

Jamie Carragher: ‘Romelu Lukaku was bullied by Dejan Lovren’

The Premier League’s leading goalscoring was afforded very few chances to add to his tally at Anfield, thanks largely to the attention of Dejan Lovren and Joel Matip.

Watford 1 Sunderland 0: Miguel Britos secures Hornets’ win whilst Black Cats look doomed

IT IS coming up to the time of year for miracles and while Sunderland need one now, Watford have started to edge toward safety. 0. By Colin Mafham / Published 1st April 2017.

Bath 34 Brive 20: Taulupe Faletau and Semesa Rokoduguni each bag brace as they survive fightback scare

Semesa Rokoduguni’s impression of Billy Whizz enabled Bath to clinch their place in the last four of the European Challenge Cup with a victory which was more jittery than it should have been.