Cricket-ICC Report Expected Within Days
8/31/2010
A report of the alleged “spot-fixing” by some members of the Pakistan Cricket Team is expected within days. The International Cricket Council anti-corruption team is preparing the report, while the Police carrying out a separate investigation. There has been doubts cast about whether the current...
Golf - Ryder Cup Team Announced
8/30/2010
European Ryder Cup Captain Colin Montgomerie announced his three wild card picks yesterday. Montgomerie, who believes he has faced the most difficult decision any Ryder Cup Captain has had to make, has chosen Padraig Harrington, Luke Donald and Edoardo Molinari as his three wild card picks. They...
Golf-McGowan's Ryder Cup Chance Ends
8/27/2010
Ross McGowan has pulled out of the Johnnie Walker Championship at Gleneagles due to injury and in doing so cannot now qualify for an automatic place on the Ryder Cup Team McGowan, who has been suffering with a pinched nerve in his left shoulder for the past month, was clearly in pain during his fi...
Golf - Furyk disqualified from the Barclays
8/26/2010
Golfer Jim Furyk has been disqualified from the Barclays; the first of the FedEx Cup play offs in the USA for missing his 7.30 am tee time at the Pro Am after he overslept. Furyk who is number six in the world and third in the FedEx Cup points list, set an alarm call on his mobile, but the power r...
Golf-Monty Faces an Impossible Choice
8/25/2010
European Ryder Cup Captain Colin Montgomerie has admitted that his three wild card picks for the team have become almost impossible. Montgomerie is going to have to pick three from the following five golfers-Paul Casey, Luke Donald, Padraig Harrington, Justin Rose and Edoardo Molinari. All five ar...
Cricket-Swann takes his 100th Wicket
8/20/2010
Graeme Swann has claimed his 100th Test wicket. In a week which has seen him in court answering a drink driving charge and then being added to Cricketer of the Year award nominations after being previously omitted by the ICC, Swann took his wicket in the second day of the third test match against...
Golf-Dyson and McGowan to play in Czech Open
8/19/2010
As the race hots up for a place on the Ryder Cup Team, Simon Dyson and Ross McGowan have endured a two day, 6,000 mile journey by plane, car and train to take part in the Czech Open. While Padraig Harrington and Paul Casey have decided to stay in the USA and will not earn any more Ryder Cup points...
Cricket-Strauss backs Cook
8/18/2010
England Captain, Andrew Strauss has backed the England selector’s decision to keep Alistair Cook in the Team, but has warned that their patience is not endless. Opening batsman, Cook has suffered a severe loss of form this season and has scored only 100 runs in the last seven innings. He is under...
Golf-Davis will not play in Czech Open
8/17/2010
Rhys Davies has withdrawn from this week’s Czech Open, because of fatigue and in doing so, will not be able to make the Ryder Cup Team based on points. The Welshman will now have to rely on a Captain’s pick from Colin Montgomerie, however this seems increasingly unlikely as golfers such as Padraig...
Golf-Kaymer wins USPGA due to American Blunders
8/16/2010
If ever the mental side of sport was doubted the precision and shot selection of Germany’s Martin Kaymer came through to win the last major of the year at the incredible Whistling Straights Golf Club in Wisconsin. In one of the most exiting final days for years the lead too and froed from the...
Golf-Westwood looks hopeful for Ryder Cup
8/12/2010
When Lee Westwood had to pull out of last week’s World Championship in Akron after two rounds, due to a ruptured calf muscle, there was concern that his injury may prevent him from playing in the Ryder Cup. However, the European Captain, Colin Mongomerie is less worried than he was after speaking...
Golf-Woods would accept Wild Card
8/11/2010
World number one golfer Tiger Woods has confirmed that he will play in the Ryder Cup if US Captain Corey Pavin selects him as one of his four wild cards. In a dramatic turnaround from Sunday, when Woods said he would not want to be in the Team playing the way he was, he simply answered “yes” when...
Cricket-England win the Second Test
8/10/2010
England have won the second test against Pakistan at Edgbaston, by nine wickets and with a day and a half to spare. Pakistan resumed the morning of day four on 291-9, but were only able to last for 11 balls after Mohammad Asif was caught by Pietersen of the ball of Stuart Broad. With only a targe...
Golf-Mahon wins Bridgestone Invitational
8/9/2010
Hunter Mahon has won The World Golf Championship-Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone Country Club. He started the day four strokes behind and came into contention for the lead after a front nine of five under30. After a bogey free round, he posted 12 under total of 268 and finished two strokes c...
Golf-Tiger's Troubles Continue
8/6/2010
Tigers Woods is moving ever closer to losing his position as the World’s Number One Golfer In near perfect conditions at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, Ohio, Tiger shot a disappointing 74, 4 over par, to leave him 10 strokes behind the leader Bubba Watson. His round included six bogeys In a ve...
Golf-Westwood looks to Number One Spot
8/5/2010
Englishman Lee Westwood could become the World Number One Golfer this weekend. Three players will be battling for the number one spot at the Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone Country Club, Akron, Ohio; Westwood, Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods. All Westwood needs to do to become the World Numb...
Cricket-Flintoff ruled out of Domestic Season
8/4/2010
Andrew Flintoff has been ruled out of domestic cricket for the rest of the season. There were rumours that he was hoping to play for Lancashire’s 2nd X1 in the next couple of weeks, but Mike Watkinson,Lancashire’s Cricket Director believes it makes sense for Flintoff not to take any risks with his...
Golf-Ross Fisher wins Irish Open
8/3/2010
England’s Ross Fisher won the 3 Irish Open in Killarney this weekend. Despite a late charge from Harrington, who came from three behind at the beginning of the day to finish on a seven under par 64,Fishers last round 65 was still enough to win the Tournament by two strokes. His overall score 266...
Cricket-England beat Pakistan by 354 runs
8/2/2010
England have beaten Pakistan by 354 runs in the 1st Test at Trent Bridge. It took them less than one session to bowl the Tourists out for 80, their lowest ever Test score against England, failing to pass the 87 made in the country’s 3rd Test at Lords 56 years ago. Pakistan started the day 15-3, a...