Chelsea make £4m bid to sign Japan forward Yoshinori Muto in summer

Chelsea have made a bid for the Tokyo and Japan forward Yoshinori Muto which is believed to be worth £4m. The move comes as the club plan a week-long post-season tour to Japan, in conjunction with their new shirt sponsor, Yokohama Rubber. “It is true that Chelsea sent us an offer for Muto,” Naoki Ogane, the Tokyo president, told Sports … Read More

Masters 2015: round one – live!

Tiger’s dropped another shot, this time at the par-three 4th, unable to get up and down from sand. He’s back to +1. A fast start by Ryan Palmer, meanwhile: birdies at 2, 4, 7 and 8, and at -4 he’s one shot off Hoffman and Rose’s lead. And a strong showing already from the talented young Brooks Koepka, who already … Read More

Filipe Toledo is arguably the most exciting athlete in the world

THE sport of surfing experienced a year of relative upheaval in 2014. Gabriel Medina became the first Brazilian to win the world title, Kelly Slater looked almost human for the first time and the gap between the veterans who had dominated the world tour for the past decade and the next generation was all but closed. But as big as … Read More

NRL fines Parramatta Eels $20,000 over concussion incidents

THE NRL has implemented strict new rules, starting this weekend, that prevent any player returning to the field if heavily concussed. Their beefed-up stance comes as Parramatta was fined $20,000 ($10,000 suspended) for three concussion incidents, one a head-knock to hooker Nathan Peats in round three. New NRL laws make is easier for club doctors to make what previously had … Read More

NRL judiciary: George Burgess not guilty, Aidan Guerra gets two week suspension

SOUTH Sydney forward George Burgess has beaten the rap at the NRL judiciary on a dangerous contact charge. He had been charged with making dangerous contact to the head and neck of Canterbury forward Josh Jackson. Burgess is free to play for Souths against North Queensland in the final match of round six on Monday night at ANZ Stadium. Sydney … Read More