Home / Tag Archives: player

Tag Archives: player

Jay Clarke: British tennis player says he gets 15 to 20 racist messages a month

British tennis player Jay Clarke has revealed that he receives 15 to 20 racially abusive messages a month on social media and it is “not a surprise” when it happens. British number nine Clarke, 18, tweeted an example which referred ...

Read More »

Champions Trophy 2017: Ben Stokes the best player in the world – Graeme Swann

Media playback is not supported on this device England all-rounder Ben Stokes is currently the best player in the world, says former spinner Graeme Swann. Stokes hit an unbeaten 102 to lead England to a 40-run win on the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern ...

Read More »

Harrington injured while coaching a player

Padraig Harrington has withdrawn from the St Jude Classic in Memphis after suffering an unusual elbow injury. The three-time major winner expects to be out of action for 12 days after he was struck on the elbow by an amateur ...

Read More »

Andy Murray column: Beating Del Potro, player box etiquette and life in Paris

2017 French Open Venue: Roland Garros, Paris Dates: 28 May-12 June Coverage: Live radio and text commentary of every Andy Murray match on BBC Radio, the BBC Sport website and BBC Sport app. It was really good to work things ...

Read More »

Mark Selby: World champion named Player of the Year at snooker awards

Media playback is not supported on this device World Champion Mark Selby claimed three accolades at the annual snooker awards, including Player of the Year. The Leicester man, 33, also collected the journalists’ and fans’ Player of the Year honours ...

Read More »

PFA Player of the Year: Chelsea's N'Golo Kante wins top award for 2016-17

Media playback is not supported on this device N’Golo Kante has won the Professional Footballers’ Association Player of the Year award for 2016-17. The Chelsea midfielder, 26, beat Eden Hazard, Harry Kane, Romelu Lukaku, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Alexis Sanchez in ...

Read More »

Younus becomes first Pakistan player to 10,000 Test runs

Younus Khan became the first Pakistan player to score 10,000 Test runs, reaching the landmark shortly after tea on the third day of the first Test against West Indies in Jamaica. The 39-year-old is the 13th batsman to break the ...

Read More »

Leicestershire deducted 16 points for repeated player indiscipline

Leicestershire have been deducted 16 points and fined £5,000 on the eve of the County Championship season after bowler Charlie Shreck was found guilty for a breach of player conduct. Captain Mark Cosgrove has also been banned for one game ...

Read More »

Ex-Glamorgan player and coach Derrick dies at 54

Former Glamorgan coach and player John Derrick has died at the age of 54. He steered the county to two National League titles in 2002 and 2004, as well as promotion in the Championship. Derrick played over 200 matches for ...

Read More »

Kurt Maflin: Chinese worm bite leaves player snookered

From lost cues to broken tips, questionable food to even more questionable venues – life for a touring snooker player can be a testing one. Now worm bites can be added to the list. That’s right. London-born Norwegian Kurt Maflin’s ...

Read More »