NBA:WARRIORS VS JAZZ

Stephen Curry’s middle name should be difference maker. In dispatching the Jazz on Monday, they have shown they are capable of scoring the big upset in the playoffs so keeping their main man fit is a priority. Curry’s 36 points should not overshadow the Jazz’s Rudy Gobert’s defensive showing of 16 rebounds. This was criticalContinue reading “NBA:WARRIORS VS JAZZ”

MADRID OPEN:ZVEREV VS BERRETTINI

Sasha Zverev captured the title in Madrid in three sets against Italian Matteo Berrettini. The first set tie break should really have gone to the German having done all the hard work to come from a break down at 4-3. The Italian’s strength was in the one-two punch. Watch at 6-6 in the tie break(7-6Continue reading “MADRID OPEN:ZVEREV VS BERRETTINI”

LA LIGA:REAL MADRID VS SEVILLA

Who in La Liga is the happier team after this weekends’ top of the table clashes? Diego Simeone should be the happier after getting a draw at Camp Nou on Saturday and Atleti’s city rivals Real only managing a draw against fourth placed Sevilla at the Alfredo Di Stefano.Sevilla were more efficient in front ofContinue reading “LA LIGA:REAL MADRID VS SEVILLA”

PREMIER LEAGUE:MAN CITY VS CHELSEA

The panenka penalty is like the drop shot in tennis, it should just not be executed wherever one feels like it. Kun Aguero’s attempt at it is akin to playing disco music at a funeral. City 1-0 up with half time approaching in seconds,Sterling winning the penalty off Gilmour and if converted that was theContinue reading “PREMIER LEAGUE:MAN CITY VS CHELSEA”

MADRID OPEN FINAL:BARTY VS SABALENKA

The pair meeting for a second final in the space of 2 weeks. SABALENKA looking to improve from a woeful showing in Germany. She was well on her way to achieving that in the first set going a double break up in no time at 4-0.The key here was finishing her service points early notContinue reading “MADRID OPEN FINAL:BARTY VS SABALENKA”

GIRO D’ITALIA STAGE 1

Who else would win a time trial at a big stage but world time trial champ Fillipo Gana.Dont underestimate the power of a partisan crowd though, great to see.First Maglia Rosa going to the Italian in Turin.Ineos Grenadiers off to a flyer. Gana finishing in 8 minutes 47sec averaging a kilometer per minute almost inContinue reading “GIRO D’ITALIA STAGE 1”

PREMIER LEAGUE:LEICESTER CITY VS NEWCASTLE

Oh Oh. De ja Vu again for Leicester. Last season’s late implosion to finish fifth seems to be repeating itself again. Newcastle put the Foxes to the sword on Friday night with arguably their most clinical performance of the season. Lethargic and incompetent defending at fault for the loss. Just watch the third goal byContinue reading “PREMIER LEAGUE:LEICESTER CITY VS NEWCASTLE”