Email sent from testosterone supplier to Dr Richard Freeman obtained by BBC

Dr Freeman faces a misconduct hearing over a string of allegations around his medical practices The contents of an email sent from a testosterone supplier to Dr Richard Freeman has been revealed by the BBC. Former British Cycling and Team Sky doctor Freeman will appear before a medical misconduct tribunal over allegations he took delivery of testosterone to give to an athlete to enhance their performance. Dr Freeman, who has denied any wrongdoing, then allegedly tried to cover up the delivery of the banned substance, asking the supplier Fit4Sport Limited…

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Vinay Kumar special helps Karnataka take slender lead

RANJI TROPHY 2018-19 Cricbuzz Staff • Last updated on Wed, 16 Jan, 2019, 05:43 PM Vinay Kumar stroked his third fifty of the season © Getty Uttar Pradesh vs Saurashtra, Lucknow After Rinku Singh’s magnificent 150 propped up Uttar Pradesh, the bowlers ensured Saurashtra were left gasping at 170 for 7. After starting on 340 for 7, Uttar Pradesh folded for 385 with Saurabh Kumar (55) and Shivam Mavi (42) scoring 76 for the eighth wicket. Jaydev Unadkat finished with 5 for 86 while Dharmendrasinh Jadeja bagged 3 for 111. Saurashtra were…

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Nadal Beats Ebden In Second Round At Australian Open 2019 | ATP Tour

Rafael Nadal, the 2009 champion, was impressive on Wednesday night as he advanced to the Australian Open third round with a 6-3, 6-2, 6-2 victory over Australia’s Matthew Ebden. Nadal served superbly, mixing up his service placement with his refined service motion, throughout the one-hour and 56-minute clash on Rod Laver Arena. The 249th match win of his career at Grand Slam championships (248-36), included hitting 33 winners and losing just 10 of his first-service points (43/53). World No. 2 Nadal will next play #NextGenATP Australian Alex de Minaur, who…

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Rumour Rater – Philippe Coutinho to Manchester United Gonzalo Higuain to Chelsea

Alejandro Moreno sifts through all the big transfer news surrounding the likes of Isco, Alvaro Morata, Fernando Llorente and more. It’s January, and the transfer window is open. Which players are likeliest to move before the window closes at the end of the month? David Amoyal rates the top rumours from around world football. Philippe Coutinho to Manchester United in January: 15 percent After falling behind Ousmane Dembele in coach Ernesto Valverde’s pecking order, Coutinho is reportedly unhappy with the reduced playing time. This situation seems to be of great…

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Arafat Sunny’s three-for breaks Dhaka Dynamites’ winning streak | Cricket

Arafat Sunny throws himself to stop the ball © AFP Rajshahi Kings 136 for 6 (Ayub 45, Narine 3-19) beat Dhaka Dynamites 116 for 9 (Sunny 3-8) by 20 runs How the game played out Rajshahi Kings broke Dhaka Dynamites’ four-match winning streak, successfully defending a total of 136 for 6 as Arafat Sunny took extraordinary figures of 3 for 8 from his four overs, including the scalps of Andre Russell and Shakib Al Hasan. Dynamites were restricted…

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Cycling in your 40s, 50s and beyond: why you don’t have to slow down

Don’t let ageing myths put a limit on your potential. Dan Henchy explores how many older riders can, and do, keep getting faster As an article by Hirofumi Tanaka and Douglas Seals in The Journal of Physiology put it back in 2008: “Declines in athletic performance are inevitable with age.” No one’s going to say cycling will make us immortal, but we certainly can continue enjoying the sport we love well into old age. The average age of the winner of the Tour de France is 27.7 years, but the…

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So Yeon Ryu has so much more to accomplish

The list of So Yeon Ryu’s accomplishments is long. The 28-year-old from South Korea has reached World No. 1 and has made more than $10 million since joining the LPGA Tour in 2012. She has six wins, including two major championships, and was named Rookie of the Year in 2012 and co-Player of the Year in 2017. ▶ Athletes with a résumé like Ryu’s could be difficult to relate to, but talking to her is easy. Conversation flows easily on a variety of topics, including being brave when dining and…

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Andy Murray career might not be over if he has surgery – Bob Bryan

Murray’s dilemma: Have another hip operation or retire after Wimbledon? Andy Murray can still return to professional tennis even if he has another hip operation, says American doubles legend Bob Bryan. Bryan, 40, had a hip resurfacing procedure last summer and is back playing at the Australian Open. Two-time Wimbledon champion Murray, 31, has said he might have to quit if he has the same surgery. “I personally think he can can come back,” said Bryan, who has been in regular contact with Murray. “There’s so much wear and tear…

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WATCH: MS Dhoni loses his cool, blasts at Khaleel Ahmed

MS Dhoni scored 55 runs in 54 deliveries with a strike-rate of 101.85. (AP Photo) Former India skipper MS Dhoni hardly loses his cool on the field and on the rarest of rare occasion even if he does it’s mostly at his own teammates. A similar situation was witnessed during the second ODI between India and Australia at the Adelaide Oval on Tuesday. The incident occurred after Virat Kohli’s dismissal when Dhoni and Dinesh Karthik were constructing a partnership to help India across the finishing line to square off the…

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A Male Tennis Pro, a Female Coach and Shrugs for Anyone Who Thinks It Won’t Work

MELBOURNE, Australia — Lucas Pouille, the brightest young star in men’s tennis in France, was flickering. Pouille, 24, reached a career-high ranking of No. 10 in March, but did not win more than two matches consecutively after that, finishing the year with a 14-17 run. Playing without inspiration or belief, he slipped to No. 32 by the end of the season. “I lost confidence, and then I was not enjoying so much being on court, being on tour,” he said. “I didn’t really want to play tennis.” He had to…

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