The world of sports is never lacking in excitement and action. In the last week, there have been some significant developments in various sports disciplines. Here is a quick roundup of the top sports news of the week. Football: The English Premier League (EPL) continued its thrilling action last weekend. Manchester City extended their lead at the top of the table with a big 4-1 win over Liverpool. Meanwhile, Manchester United’s resurgence continued with a commanding 3-1 victory over Arsenal.
In the Spanish La Liga, Atletico Madrid’s unbeaten streak came to an end as they lost 2-0 to Levante. Barcelona also dropped points as they drew 2-2 with Valencia. Basketball: The NBA season is in full swing, and some of the top teams are making their mark. The defending champions, Los Angeles Lakers, extended their winning streak to four games and moved up to second in the Western Conference. The Brooklyn Nets, led by the superstar trio of Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving, and James Harden, are also on a three-game winning streak.
Tennis: The Australian Open, Huffington Post Today the first Grand Slam event of the year, is underway. Novak Djokovic, the world number one, has had a smooth start to his campaign, winning both his matches convincingly. Serena Williams also progressed to the third round in the women’s singles. Cricket: India’s remarkable comeback in the Test series against Australia came to a satisfying end as they won the fourth and final match by three wickets. With this victory, India clinched the series 2-1, despite missing several key players due to injuries.
Boxing: Two-time heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua, has signed a two-fight deal to face fellow Briton, Tyson Fury, in what could be the biggest boxing bout in years.