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Irish Champion Hurdle: Supasundae beats Faugheen at Leopardstown

Supasundae (8-1) got the better of former Cheltenham Festival winner Faugheen in a thrilling Irish Champion Hurdle at Leopardstown. The Willie Mullins-trained Faugheen had come into the race with plenty to prove after being pulled up last time out. The ...

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Irish Champion Hurdle: Supasundae beats Faugheen at Leopardstown

Supasundae (8-1) got the better of former Cheltenham Festival winner Faugheen in a thrilling Irish Champion Hurdle at Leopardstown. The Willie Mullins-trained Faugheen had come into the race with plenty to prove after being pulled up last time out. The ...

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Australian Open champion Wozniacki wins St Petersburg opener

Australian Open champion Caroline Wozniacki continued her winning run with a dominant victory in her opening match at the St Petersburg Open. The Dane needed 67 minutes to beat Russian Anastasta Potapova 6-0 6-1 to reach the last eight. Potapova, ...

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Owner expects Faugheen to win Irish Champion Hurdle

Owner Rich Ricci expects Faugheen to regain the Irish Champion Hurdle title at Leopardstown on 3 February – despite being pulled up at the same track over Christmas. The 10-year-old’s defeat as favourite in the Ryanair Hurdle left trainer Willie ...

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Masters champion Allen targets world title challenge

Media playback is not supported on this device Mark Allen says his Masters triumph on Sunday will give him belief he can be a genuine contender at this year’s World Championship in Sheffield. Antrim man Allen, 31, became the first ...

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Defending champion O'Sullivan 'glad' to be out of Masters

Media playback is not supported on this device 2018 Dafabet Masters Venue: Alexandra Palace, London Dates: 14-21 January Coverage: Watch live across BBC Two, BBC Red Button, Connected TV, the BBC Sport website and mobile app. Defending champion Ronnie O’Sullivan ...

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Six-time champion Djokovic returns with win over Young

2018 Australian Open Dates: 15-28 January Venue: Melbourne Park Coverage: Watch highlights on BBC Two, the BBC Sport website and app. Live commentary on the best matches on BBC Radio 5 live, 5 live sports extra and online. Six-time champion ...

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Leopardstown: Faugheen aimed at Irish Champion Hurdle by Willie Mullins

Trainer Willie Mullins hopes Faugheen can still bid to regain the Irish Champion Hurdle at Leopardstown on 3 February – despite being pulled up at the same track over Christmas. The 10-year-old was odds-on favourite for the Ryanair Hurdle but ...

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Andy Murray: Will surgery give three-time Grand Slam champion new lease of life?

Less than a week after eloquently describing on social media how demoralising it is to be deprived of the sport he so loves, Andy Murray spoke confidently of being able to compete at the highest level once more. Surgery on ...

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Two-time champion Azarenka withdraws from Australian Open

Two-time champion Victoria Azarenka has withdrawn from the Australian Open because of the ongoing custody battle over her 11-month-old son. Azarenka cannot leave California with Leo until the dispute is resolved. The former world number one, 28, has not played ...

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