Andy Murray  runs for a ball in front of coach Ivan Lendl during a practice session ahead of the 2014 Australian Open at Melbourne Park in January. Photograph: Michael Dodge/Getty Images

Andy Murray has split with his coach Ivan Lendl and has no immediate plans to replace him. Britain’s number one has rearranged his summer sche(...)

 Roger Federer: has looked like his old self recently and now has a healthier back. Photograph: EPA/Daniel Murphy

Roger Federer leaves the BNP Paribas Open having reclaimed his champion’s aura, even after finishing as runner-up. After winni(...)

 Andy Murray adjusts his strings  at the Mexican Tennis Open championship in Acapulco.

Andy Murray reached the quarter-finals of the Abierto Mexicano Telcel in Acapulco with a 6-3 6-4 victory over Joao Sousa. The Wimbled(...)

O'Gara appeared so downcast you’d half a notion that he’d pack up his flask and sandwiches and go home, before a ball was even mauled.

Not an encouraging start to the day. “The news has just broken,” said Tom McGurk, and you suspected from the gravity of his tone and the asheniness of(...)


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Ireland’s Peter O’Mahony battles with Jim Hamilton of Scotland during last year’s Six Nations encounter at Murrayfield. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho


RBS Six Nations Championship 24/2/2013Scotland vs IrelandIreland’s Peter O’Mahony with Jim Hamilton of Scotland Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan

There is, apparently, a feel good factor within Scottish sport again which hadn’t been there for much of the downbeat noughties. Aside from Andy Murra(...)

Roger Federer  celebrates after defeating Andy Murray  during their quarterfinal at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.

Andy Murray rallied briefly in the third set but could not provent Roger Federer from claiming victory in their Australian Open quarter-final today.F(...)

Slovakia’s  Dominika Cibulkova  celebrates after she defeated Maria Sharapova in their fourth-round match at the Australian Open  in Melbourne. Photograph: Franck Robichon/EPA

Maria Sharapova joined Serena Williams in making an early exit from the Australian Open on Monday but defending champion Victoria Azarenka swept into (...)

Roger Federer of Switzerland rests between games during his match against Teymuraz Gabashvili

Things are about to get tough for Roger Federer at the Australian Open.The Swiss has cruised through three rounds, but now faces having to beat Jo-Wil(...)

 Serena Williams  celebrates after winning her third-round match against Daniela Hantuchova  at the Australian Open  in Melbourne. Photograph: Mast Irham/EPA

Novak Djokovic bared his teeth to finish off Denis Istomin and extend the hottest winning streak in tennis to 27 matches in the third round of the Au(...)

Andy Murray shakes hands with Go Soeda after their first round match during day two of the Australian Open. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Rafa Nadal got a free pass into the second round of the Australian Open when home favourite Bernard Tomic retired injured, a welcome reprieve from sti(...)

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