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Isaac Dogboe: Boxer’s struggle from Ghana to the UK and Madison Square Garden

Isaac Dogboe on meeting Prince Charles, sleeping in a gym and becoming world champion “My dad said ‘don’t phone your mum and tell her the problems we are going through’.” Boxer Isaac Dogboe is detailing a period of homelessness that pre-dated his rise to world champion. As he does so, his father Paul fights back tears just a few feet away. The 24-year-old, who describes himself as “born in Ghana, made in Britain”, can scarcely believe life has changed so much that he now gets to rub shoulders with Prince…

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Naomi Osaka through to US Open final with win over Madison Keys

2018 US Open women’s final Venue: Flushing Meadows, New York Date: Saturday, 8 September Time: 21:00 BST Coverage: Live radio coverage on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra; live text commentaries on the BBC Sport website. Naomi Osaka has become the first Japanese woman to reach a Grand Slam final after beating American Madison Keys to set up a meeting with Serena Williams at the US Open. Osaka, 20, had never beaten Keys in their previous three meetings, but won 6-2 6-4 in New York. The 19th seed saw off…

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European Championships 2018: Ethan Hayter and Ollie Wood win madison bronze

GB take bronze in ‘exciting end’ to men’s madison 2018 European Championships Venues: Glasgow and Berlin Dates: 2-12 August Coverage: Live across BBC TV, BBC Radio 5 live and sports extra plus the BBC Sport website with further coverage on BBC iPlayer, Red Button, Connected TVs and mobile app. Britain’s Ethan Hayter won a dramatic bronze with Ollie Wood in the madison to claim his third medal of the European Championships in Glasgow. The pair took the final sprint of the 200-lap race – worth double points – to move…

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French Open 2018: Madison Keys reaches quarter-finals at Roland Garros

Madison Keys raced through the first set in just 23 minutes French Open 2018 Venue: Roland Garros, Paris Dates: 27 May-10 June Coverage: Daily live radio and text commentaries on BBC Radio 5 live, the BBC Sport website and app. Madison Keys reached her first French Open quarter-final with a 6-1 6-4 win over Romania’s Mihaela Buzarnescu. The American 13th seed, the 2017 US Open runner-up, broke serve in the second and sixth games before taking the first set with a powerful forehand. She sealed the win with an ace…

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