Mercedes-GP winning early car battle in Formula One
Securing pole position with Lewis Hamilton and then a comfortable victory at the Australian Grand Prix with Nico Rosenberg is a noteworthy start but their level of dominance will surely be tested, writes Graham Caygill.
Heat coming off tough week but there is no panic in Miami
The ebb and flow of Miami depends on who they are playing as they match up well with the contenders and tend to take it easy against the minnows, writes Jonathan Raymond.
Zane Scotland is not looking back as he prepares for 2014 Mena Golf Tour
Zane Scotland is not resting on his laurels ahead of the 2014 Mena Golf Tour season, which starts Tuesday with back-to-back events in Morocco.
Mourinho’s old favourite Drogba expects ‘warm welcome’ at Chelsea in possibly last visit
Ageing Galatasaray striker continues to share 'special bond' with former coach since Chelsea days, but will be the key threat at Stamford Bridge in the last-16, second leg clash.
AC Milan’s Clarence Seedorf gets vote of confidence from president Berlusconi
Milan suffered their third consecutive league defeat on Sunday and have lost four of their nine games since Seedorf took over.
Al Balooshi, Langdon suffer double first-round exits at NHRA Gatornationals
At the fourth race of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing season on Sunday, Emirati Khalid Al Balooshi and teammate Shawn Langdon of Qatar Al-Anabi Racing both suffered early exits.
March 17, 2014
If anyone thought this latest setback in the long effort to fully heal his knee would bring the 16-time All-Star down, he made sure to get the message across loud and clear that it will not, writes Jonathan Raymond.
March 13, 2014
“Obviously this has been a frustrating and disappointing season, but I appreciate all the support,' Bryant said as it was announced on Wednesday he wouldn't play again this season.
December 16, 2013
Without Kobe Bryant and Steve Nash, and Pau Gasol sidelined, the team is struggling, writes Steve Dilbeck.
December 9, 2013
'It was weird ... This was a complete failure to me,' said Kobe Bryant after his first game back after an injury that kept him out eight months, noting he didn't feel quite normal in a 106-94 loss by Los Angeles to Toronto.
November 27, 2013
The star Los Angeles guard spoke on Tuesday after signing his contract extension and added 'I'm ready to run through a wall for them' as he targets a December 6 return.
November 25, 2013
Five-time NBA champion has called Los Angeles home for 17 seasons
November 23, 2013
Pau Gasol had 24 points and 10 rebounds and Nick Young added 21 on Saturday in a 102-95 win over the Golden State Warriors.
November 2, 2013
The Los Angeles Lakers star said, "I've been able to push pretty hard and come back, push hard again. The recovery of it has been pretty good."
August 19, 2013
Los Angeles shooting guard will lead 'Team Black Mamba' against a Real Madrid side as part of health campaign.
April 29, 2013
Frenchman scores 23 points as injury-plagued former champions are blanked 4-0 in first round of Western Conference.
February 25, 2013
Dallas Maverick owner Mark Cuban is up to his old ways and is drawing the attention of Kobe Bryant and NBA officials after recent comments on the league's collective bargaining agreement, writes Steve Dilbeck.
February 18, 2013
Thuderous dunks, some late defence and a close final score added a little more excitement to this year's NBA All-Star Game, writes Steve Dilbeck.
January 21, 2013
NBA's most complete player domineers over Los Angeles on their court, writes Steve Dilbeck.
January 17, 2013
LeBron James became the youngest player to reach 20,000 points in the NBA - smashing Kobe Bryant's record by more than a year.