GiveMeSport Live - 21st January, 2015

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- Federer, Nadal and Murray reach third round of Australian Open
- Cipriani included in England squad 
- Arsenal sign Krystian Bielik 
- David Weir heads GB's IPC World Athletics marathon team 
- Williams reveal FW37

2.50pm - Formula 1: Williams reveal FW37 

Williams have now revealed the FW37 as they become the first F1 team to release images of their new car for 2015. 

There's no doubt about it, the biggest talking point of the new car is the shortening of the nose, which will ultimately divide opinion among the mass following. 

Read the full story here. 

1:20pm - Athletics: David Weir to head marathon team

David Weir will head a six-strong team from Great Britain and Northern Ireland for the marathon race at the IPC World Championships. The six-time Paralympic gold medallist will lead the pack for London marathon on April 26, in preparation for the World's which take place in Doha in October.

The rest of the team is as follows: Shelly Woods, Jade Jones, Rob Smith, Derek Rae and Simon Lawson.

12:30pm - Tennis: Nadal survives scare to reach round three

Rafael Nadal has joined Roger Federer and Andy Murray in Round Three of the Australian Open - after a gruelling five-set epic against Tim Smyczck.

The Spaniard survived a major scare to win  6-2, 3-6, 6-7, 6-3, 7-5.

11:45am - Football: Arsenal confirm signing of Krystian Bielik

Arsenal have confirmed via Twitter that the club have signed 17-year-old midfielder Krystian Bielik from Legia Warsaw. The youngster arrived in north London last Friday to undertake a medical, which he passed, and has now put pen to paper on a deal.

It's unlikely he'll slot into Arsene Wenger's first-team, but he's certainly one to watch for the future.

Read the full story here

11am - Rugby: Danny Cipriani included in England squad 

Sale's Danny Cipriani has been included in the England training squad ahead of the Six Nations opening clash with Wales. 

Stuart Lancaster's side will go head-to-head with the Welsh on February 6, and it now appears that Cipriani could be involved in the showdown.

Read the full story here. 

9.30AM - Tennis: Federer & Murray reach third round 

Roger Federer came from a set down to see of Italy's Simone Bolelli in the second round of the Australian open. The Swiss star was involved in controversy early on as he became frustrated with a cameraman after calling the trainer over because of a blister on the little finger of his right hand. 

Despite the confrontation, Federer ultimately won the tie 3-6 6-3 6-2 6-2 - ultimately securing his place in the third round of the competition. 

British No.1 Andy Murray also booked his place in the third round as he strolled to 6-1 6-3 6-2 win over Marinko Matosevic. After a comfortable victory, Murray will now turn his attentions to a showdown with Portugal's Joao Sousa. 


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