Golf-Casey wins Volvo Golf Champions
1/31/2011
Paul Casey won his first event in 20 months at the inaugural Volvo Golf Champions on the Royal Course in Bahrain. The Englishman, who was controversially left out of Europe’s Ryder Cup Team last year, sank a six foot putt to finish on four under 68, 20 under for the whole tournament to claim the £...
Golf-Tiger Starts His 2011 Season
1/27/2011
Tiger Woods kicks off his 2011 season today at the Farmers Insurance Open, at Torry Pines, California. The former world number one had a poor 2010 both on and off the golf course. He did not win a single tournament and saw his world ranking slip from number one to number three behind Lee Westwood...
Cricket-Tremlett is Awarded Incremental Contract
1/26/2011
Surrey pace man Chris Tremlett has been awarded an incremental contract for the 2010/11 season after his impressive performance in Australia The 29 year old was a surprise addition to the Ashes squad, but he made the most of his chance when Stuart Broad’s injury gave him the opportunity to play. H...
Cricket-Swann to Fly Home
1/25/2011
England Spinner Graeme Swann is set to fly back to England from Australia because of an injury to his back. According to Team Director Andy Flower, he will return on the earliest flight possible, but is expected to make a full recovery in time for the World Cup next month. Swann had already been...
Golf-Kaymer Moves to World Number Two
1/24/2011
For the first time since 1993 when Nick Faldo and Bernard Langer filled the spots, two Europeans hold the top two positions in the World Golf Rankings. German Martin Kaymer displaced Tiger Woods from his number two spot after his victory at the Abu Dhabi Championship this weekend. The 26 year le...
Cricket-Vittori Quits as New Zealand Captain
1/20/2011
Daniel Vettori has quit as New Zealand’s Test Captain. The announcement came after New Zealand drew the second test with Pakistan to lose the series 1-0. The 31 year old had already said on several occasions that he would step down from the role of Captain after the World Cup "I made that decisi...
Golf-Olazabal to be 2012 Ryder Cup Captain
1/19/2011
As was widely anticipated Spain’s Jose Maria Olazabal has been announced as Colin Montgomerie’s successor for the 2012 Ryder Cup Captain The announcement was made yesterday in Abu Dhabi by George O'Grady, chief executive of the European Golf Tour and was a unanimous decision amongst Europe’s leadi...
Golf-Jose to be next Ryder Cup Captain?
1/18/2011
It is widely anticipated that Jose Maria Olazabal will be named as the 2012 European Ryder Cup Captain today. The 44 year old Spaniard is expected to be announced as Colin Montgomerie’s successor, after Montgomerie said he wanted to play again instead of taking on the role of Captain. Olazabal h...
Golf-Schwartzel Wins Joburg Open
1/17/2011
Charl Schwartzel has successfully defended his title at the Joburg Open, finishing four shots ahead of Garth Mulroy at the Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club. The worlds number 32 golfer, who was also the highest ranked golfer in the tournament, went into the final day tied for the lead w...
Golf-Rain Stops Play at Sony Open, Hawaii
1/14/2011
The first day of the Sony Open in Hawaii has been cancelled, due to heavy overnight rain. The first round will be now be played today, with the second round on Saturday and the final two rounds scheduled for Sunday. Nearly four inches of rain fell in the area around the golf course, waterlogging t...
Golf-Steve Bowdith returns to PGA Tour
1/13/2011
Australian golfer Steve Bowdith returns to the PGA Tour for the first time in four years this weekend at the Sony Open in Hawaii. Bowdith has been suffering with depression, which culminated in him trying to commit suicide five years ago.Treatment for his depressio9n continued after his release fo...
Cricket-Spot Fixing Decision Delayed
1/12/2011
The three Pakistani cricketers at the centre of the anti-corruption tribunal will have to wait until February 5th to have their fate decided. Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Amir have all spent the last six days at a hearing on Doha, Qatar defending themselves against allegations of spot-f...
Cricket-IPL Auction Finishes
1/11/2011
The auction for cricketers to play in the world richest cricket tournament; The Indian Premier League (IPL) finished this weekend. A total of 127 players were bought out of a possible 350 up for auction. The teams spent a total of 40 million pounds, with Indian batsman Gautam Gambhir fetching a re...
Golf-Oosthuizen wins Africa Open
1/10/2011
Open Champion Louis Oosthuizen has won the first European Event of 2011- The Africa Open after a three-way-play-off with Chris Woods and Manuel Quiros. The trio all finished on 16 under, 276. Oosthuizen went into the final day as joint leader with Austria’s Markus Brier, but England’s Chris Wood...
Cricket-England win Ashes Series 3-1
1/7/2011
England have won the final Test by an incredible innings and 83 runs, to win the series 3-1 and to take their first win in 24 years in Australia. Australia started the day on 213-7, 151 runs behind, an impossible situation to come back from. Peter Siddle and Steve Smith made England wait for thei...
Golf-Mahan and McDowell meet again
1/6/2011
After their famous Ryder Cup match, Graeme McDowell and Hunter Mahan will meet again, when they tee up together in Hawaii today, for the start of the 2011 US Tour- the Hyundai Tournament of Champions The Irishman who beat Mahan in the final singles match at Celtic Manor, securing victory for Europ...
Golf-European Tour starts back for 2011
1/5/2011
After a three week break, the first European Tour event of the year kicks off tomorrow, with the Africa Open at the East London Golf Club, on South Africa’s Eastern Cape Defending champion Charl Schwartzel, will be competing against the likes of Open Champion Louis Oosthuizen and double US Open wi...
Darts-Lewis wins PDC World Darts Championships
1/4/2011
Adrian Lewis has become the first champion of 2011, winning the PDC World Darts Championships. The 25 year old from stoke beat Gary Anderson by 7-5 to earn himself a paycheck of £200,000 Whilst doing so, he also became the first world finalist to throw a nine-darter. Thrown in the third leg of th...
Golf-MdDowell made an MBE
1/3/2011
U.S Open champion Graeme McDowell is amongst a host of sports personalities honoured by the Queen in her New Years Honours list. The 31 year old golfer has been made a Member of the British Empire (MBE) The Northern Irish Golfer enjoyed a superb 2010, winning his first Major at Pebble Beach to be...