Golf-Poulter & Rose team up for World Cup
8/31/2011
The duo of Ian Poulter and Justin Rose will form the England team at the World Cup in China in November, it was announced yesterday.World No. 17 Poulter and Rose currently at 34 in the world golf rankings, while lower ranked than Luke Donald, Lee Westwood and Paul Casey, have history at this event....
Golf-Woods to play Frys.com Open
8/30/2011
Tiger Woods will play the Frys.com Open in California this October, his first time competing in the PGA Tour’s Fall Series in preparation for the President’s Cup in November, it was announced yesterday."I always enjoy competing in my home state, and this tournament fits my schedule perfectly," Wood...
Cricket-England Dominate ICC Team of the Year
8/29/2011
Five England players have been chosen in the International Cricket Council’s Team of The Year.After their annus mirablis which included a whitewash against India and series wins against Australia and Sri Lanka, England recently clinched the title of World No. 1 side. Their dominance in the game has...
Golf-McIlroy: Arm OK; Love life even better
8/26/2011
US Open champion Rory McIlroy says an arm injury won’t keep him out of next week’s European Masters in Switzerland, and also ended one of the worst kept secrets in sports regarding his new girlfriend.After sustaining a wrist tendon injury in the first round of the PGA Championship in early August,...
Golf-Els optimistic ahead of Barclays
8/25/2011
On the eve of The Barclays last year, Ernie Els was riding high as the No.1 seed in the FedEx Cup.At a press conference preceding the event in 2011 the South African is down at No. 118 but rather than be downcast he’s looking at the positives."It's a little different," the three-time major winner s...
Golf-Woods wants to be part of US Presidents Team
8/24/2011
Former World number one Tiger Woods is contemplating playing in the PGA Tour Fall series in the hope of securing a place in the Presidents Cup TeamWoods, who has been a part of every US Presidents Cup team since 1998 said"I want to be on the team," he said. "I'm just going to try to get better."US...
Golf-Harrington: My money says Tiger beats Bear
8/24/2011
Triple major winner Pádraig Harrington says his money in still on Tiger Woods to overcome his problems on the course and top Jack Nicklaus’s 18 majors, during a press conference at Plainfield Country Club on Tuesday. Having played with Woods a fortnight ago, in the opening two rounds of the PGA Cha...
Golf-Lewis named in Walker Cup Team
8/19/2011
Tom Lewis has been named in the Britain and Ireland side for the Walker Cup. The 20 year old from Welwyn Garden City is one of five English players named in the Britain and Ireland side to play in the competition against the United Sates in September. Lewis won the silver medal for the best amate...
Cricket-Sweeping Changes in Austalian Cricket
8/19/2011
The chairman of the Australian cricket selectors Andrew Hilditch has lost his job and coach Tim Nielson will need to re-apply for his. Following Australia’s 3-1 defeat to England in this winters Ashes series, a review was ordered into the country’s cricket. One of the key recommendations was a ne...
Golf-Westwood disappointed not to win a Major
8/17/2011
Now that the last Major of the season is over, British golfer Lee Westwood has expressed his disappointment of still not winning one. The 38 year old from Woksop finished joint 8th last weekend at the US PGA in Atlanta, his 55th attempt to win a Major. The world number two who is heading off for...
Golf-US PGA win feels like a "dream"
8/16/2011
US Tour rookie Keegan Bradley, who won this weekend’s US PGA has said it feels like a “dream” The 25 year from Vermont, beat fellow American Jason Dufner in a three hole play-off after the pair of them finished eight under in regulation "It feels unbelievable, I can't believe this trophy is sitti...
Cricket-England thrash India to go #1
8/15/2011
"They were clearly the most consistent side in the world over the past few years as evidenced by their 19 out of 30 Test wins and only four losses." The words of the ICC’s chief executive, Haroon Lorgat, that confirmed England’s place as No1 cricket team in the world. A dominant victory by an...
Golf-McIlroy injury mars PGA opening day
8/12/2011
Although he wasn’t leading or looking likely to, by the end of the opening day of the PGA Championship in Atlanta it was still all about Rory McIlroy.On the third hole of the day, the young Ulsterman, who pre-major had been rated as favourite, inadvisably lined up a shot close to a tree root and, s...
Golf-Tiger looking for a win at the US PGA
8/11/2011
Tiger Wood is full of confidence and believes he can win for a fifth time at this week’s US PGA Championship. Speaking on the eve of the tournament, Woods who is without a win since the Australian Masters in November 2009 said "I expect a 'w'. Want me to elaborate? A nice 'w'." (“w” is his usual...
Cricket-Test to bring back"feel good" factor?
8/10/2011
England Test cricket captain Andrew Strauss hopes that the third Test against India which starts today at Edgbaston will provide a feel good factor for the country as well as a distraction from the events that are occurring around the UK. Several football fixtures have already been affected after...
Golf-McIlroy believes Williams went too far
8/9/2011
Rory  McIlroy believes that Tiger Wood’s former caddie, Steve Williams went too far with his comments when he won the WGC Bridgeston invitational with Adam Scott in Ohio on Sunday. New Zealander, Williams who caddied for Wodds during his highly successful golfing career  from 1999, which...
Golf-Scott wins World Golf Championship
8/8/2011
Australian Adam Scott has captured his first World Golf Championship title, winning the WGC Invitational in Ohio by four shots beating world number one Luke Donald and American Rickie Fowler. Scott started the final round one shot ahead of his playing partner Ryo Ishikawa, but on three separate oc...
Golf-Groupings for US PGA announced
8/8/2011
The final Major of the golfing season takes place this weekend  in Atlanta and the draw has been announced for the first two days play. As is tradition at The US PGA Championship, all three current Major champions will tee off together, but this time they will make history by all of them bein...
Golf-McIlroy may rejoin PGA Tour
8/4/2011
Rory McIlroy has said that he may play on the PGA Tour next season.The 22 year old US Open champion who is currently in the United States for the Bridgestone Invitational said"I spoke to a couple of the guys from the PGA Tour about it. I am leaning towards taking my card up again, definitely."I fee...
Golf-Clarke and McIlroy win monthly golfing awards
8/4/2011
Darren Clarke has won the European Tours golfer of the month for July, after winning the Open at Sandwich last month.The 42 year old form Northern Ireland became the oldest winner since Roberto de Vicenzo in 1967, beating Americans Dustin Johnson and Phil Mickelson by 3 shots to win his first Major...
"Golf is a different game now" says Tiger
8/3/2011
As Tiger prepares for his return to golf, the former world number has admitted that the game has changed since he was at the height of his career.Woods, who has not won a tournament since November 2009 and has not played since May this year because of injury has now slipped to number 28 in the worl...
Golf-Clarke will tee off with Tiger Woods
8/3/2011
Open Champion Darren Clarke has been paired with former world number Tiger Woods as he returns back to golf following his recovery from a knee and Achilles injury.The pair will tee off at 1.40 pm local time in the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational. Clarke, who has only made the event due to his Open vic...
Cricket-England thrash India
8/2/2011
England are on the verge of becoming the world’s number one Test cricket team after thrashing India by 319 runs at Trent Bridge. All they need to do now is win at either Edgbaston or the Oval or avoid defeat in both games.Tim Bresnam was the hero yesterday with both bat and ball. He scored 90 and t...
Golf-Dyson wins Irish Open
8/1/2011
England’s Simon Dyson has won the Irish Open at Killarney to take his fifth European Tour title, beating Richard Green by one shot.Australian Green narrowly missed out on victory when he missed a long putt on the final hole, but ended up making a bogeyDyson, who was the overnight leader with Green...