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Kasatkina, Osaka set up young final

The future is now at the BNP Paribas Open. Daria Kasatkina on Friday upset Venus Williams 4-6, 6-4, 7-5 in a nearly three-hour baseline struggle, while Naomi Osaka routed top-ranked Simona Halep 6-3, 6-0 in 64 minutes to set up a final between two 20-year-olds. “We areFULL STORY

Tai advances to semis in England

Taiwan’s Tai Tzu-ying on Friday beat her rival in the women’s singles quarter-finals at the Yonex All-England Open Badminton Championships in Birmingham to enter the semi-finals. World No. 1 Tai cruised past Aya Ohori of Japan 21-12, 21-13 in a match that lasted just 33 minutes. SheFULL STORY

Crusaders battered by Highlanders

Defending Super Rugby champions the Crusaders yesterday lost for the second match in a row, beaten 25-17 by the Dunedin-based Highlanders. After last weekend’s 29-19 loss to the Wellington-based Hurricanes, the injury-hit Crusaders were again outplayed by a New Zealand rival, scoring first before losing theFULL STORY

At least eight hurt as ski lift hurtles out of control

At least eight people were injured on Friday after a malfunctioning ski lift threw people from their seats at a ski resort in Georgia. Skiers and snowboarders were forced to jump from the faulty chairlift as their seats hurtled backward down the mountain, with some peopleFULL STORY

Mourinho defends United record in 12-minute rant

In a 12-minute rant using statistics from a notebook in front of him, Jose Mourinho launched a strong defense of his time in charge of Manchester United that included a dig at managerial rival Pep Guardiola at Manchester City. Mourinho came under criticism this week afterFULL STORY

Arsenal vow fan safety in Moscow matchup is priority

Arsenal have promised to make supporter safety their top priority when the Premier League club face CSKA Moscow in the Europa League quarter-finals at a time of strained relations between Britain and Russia. British Prime Minister Theresa May this week expelled 23 Russian diplomats over theFULL STORY

First-round shocker as Virginia crash

In one of the greatest upsets in US sports history, the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) on Friday defeated top seed Virginia 74-54 in a first-round game of the men’s college basketball tournament. The first-ever victory by a 16th seed over an overall top seedFULL STORY

Curling fever continues to heat up Paralympics

It is probably the slowest sport at the Winter Paralympics, but curling has proved an unlikely hit, with spectators flocking to watch wheelchair-bound athletes skillfully slide stones over a sheet of ice. The popularity of the niche sport has exploded in South Korea since last month’sFULL STORY

FIFA approves VAR, lifts 30-year Iraq ban

Video assistant referee (VAR) technology is to make its debut at the World Cup in Russia this summer, despite lingering opposition from within and outside soccer, FIFA president Gianni Infantino said on Friday. “We are going to have in 2018, for the first time, a WorldFULL STORY

Kings fell Warriors with Durant, Casspi hurt

Defending champion Golden State on Friday saw Kevin Durant sidelined for two weeks, Israeli forward Omri Casspi hurt and their bid to overtake Houston for the NBA’s best record falter with a 98-93 loss to Sacramento. Buddy Hield came off the Sacramento bench to score 22FULL STORY

Sweden’s Stenson clings to share of Arnold Palmer lead

Sweden’s Henrik Stenson on Friday birdied three consecutive holes and clung to a share of the lead as Tiger Woods slipped back in the second round of the US PGA Tour Arnold Palmer Invitational. Stenson, the 2016 British Open champion and the Rio Olympics runner-up, firedFULL STORY

BHA to investigate deaths of six horses during Cheltenham

The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) is to investigate the deaths of six horses at this week’s Cheltenham Festival, including four on the final day. BHA chief regulatory officer Jamie Stier in a statement issued on Friday after the close of the four-day festival expressed sympathy forFULL STORY

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