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April 21, 2017 3:15 PM Champions League draw: Madrids battle, Juventus vs Monaco

NYON, Switzerland — Defending champion Real Madrid will meet city rival Atletico Madrid in the semifinals of the Champions League in a rematch of last season’s final. The Spanish teams also met in the 2014 final, with Madrid winning both times. Madrid will play the first game at home on May 2. Monaco will host Juventus on May 3. The return legs will be the following 13

April 20, 2017 7:10 AM Sports theory behind Serena Williams’ pregnancy triumph

Serena Williams hints at pregnancy0:31 SERENA Williams’ 2017 Australian Open triumph is almost certain to feature prominently in tennis folklore. The 35-year-old won the grand slam after struggling in the lead-up tournaments at the start of the season. She won it without dropping a set. On Thursday (AEDT) Williams also revealed she achieved this incredible 12

April 19, 2017 7:16 PM Serena Williams announces she’s 20 weeks pregnant

TENNIS superstar Serena Williams has taken to Snapchat to announce she is pregnant. The 23-time grand slam singles champion posted a picture overnight, showing off a prominent baby bump with the caption “20 weeks”. That means Williams was pregnant when she won the Australian Open in January. The 35-year-old announced her engagement to tech entrepreneur 11

April 19, 2017 4:33 PM Serena Williams hints at pregnancy with Snapchat selfie

Tennis superstar Serena Williams revealed she’s pregnant in a Snapchat post sent Wednesday morning. In it, the all-time Grand Slam champion poses for a selfie in a revealing yellow bikini with the suggestive caption: “20 weeks.” If the logical assumption of a pregnancy holds true (and we’ll only be convinced when she actually, definitively declares that she is), it means 14

April 19, 2017 3:12 PM Cristiano Ronaldo right to challenge Real whistle culture

Iffy form and hint he’s an individual in a team sport quashed by incredible goal record There are supposed to be about 1,300 words in this article. It is tempting to just spend 1,287 of them listing the things that Cristiano Ronaldo has done at Real Madrid – and there are more than enough of them to take up all that space, that is for sure, from the two Champions 13

April 18, 2017 10:41 PM Tigers Woods' back injury 'progressing'

Tiger Woods says his back injury is "progressing" but did not provide any details over when he can make his return to competition. The 14-time major champion has been blighted by back trouble in recent years and missed 15 months of action on the PGA Tour because of the issue. Woods made his return to competitive action at the Farmers Insurance in February 17

April 17, 2017 10:20 PM U.S. runners give inspired effort at Boston Marathon

BOSTON -- If Jordan Hasay was searching for signs that her mother was with her Monday, if she was looking for some strength to lift her in her first marathon, she got it on her first trip to a water station. Teresa Hasay, who swam, hiked and ran regularly, died unexpectedly at 56 on Nov. 4, just days after spending the weekend with her daughter. Jordan 15

April 15, 2017 5:20 PM Ronaldo resting, Isco’s 2 goals keeps Madrid on title track

BARCELONA, Spain — Francisco “Isco” Alarcon scored his second goal of the match in the 90th minute to salvage a 3-2 win for Real Madrid at Sporting Gijon on Saturday, keeping it on course for its first Spanish league title in five years. Madrid was on the verge of a second consecutive draw when the Spain midfielder drilled a right-footed shot from just outside 14

April 15, 2017 1:29 AM El Rufai: Raising the bar on transparency

The governor of Kaduna state, Nasir El Rufai last week upped the ante in the quest for a more transparent National Assembly, especially on their budgetary allocation when he pointedly told the speaker of the House of Representatives, that the national assembly should make public its allocation as well as the salaries of members and its leadership in order 20

April 13, 2017 4:33 PM Real Madrid and Bayern aim for last four

Real Madrid CF welcome FC Bayern München for the second leg of their UEFA Champions League quarter-final with one team's run of reaching the last four set to end. • Only twice in UEFA Champions League history have a team overhauled a first-leg home defeat to win the tie, and Bayern have painful memories of the more recent case having been beaten by FC Internazionale 20