Golf-Rock disqualified from Irish Open
7/30/2010
England’s Robert Rock has been disqualified from the 3 Irish Open at the Killarney Golf Club for signing a wrong score. The Englishman finished on 6 under par 65 and was the leader when he entered the Clubhouse, but he did not spot that he had entered par for the 14th and a birdie for the 15th on...
Golf-Rose will not compete at Gleneagles
7/29/2010
Justin Rose has confirmed that he will not be playing at next month’s Johnnie Walker Championship, which is the final qualifying event for Ryder Cup points, even though Ryder Cup Captain Colin Montgomerie has said he expects everyone still in contention for his three wild card places in the Ryder C...
Darts-Phil Taylor wins the World Matchplay
7/28/2010
Phil Taylor has won his 11th World Matchplay title with a 18-12 win over Dutchman Raymond Van Barneveld at the Winter Gardens, Blackpool on Sunday. 15 times world darts champion Taylor picked up a winning cheque for £100,000, taking his total earnings to 1.2 million pounds It was a thrilling fina...
Golf-Johnson wins the Scandinavian Masters
7/27/2010
Swede Richard Johnson won the Nordea Scandinavian Masters in Stockholm this weekend. He becomes only the second home winner of the Tournament in 12 years His 30 foot birdie putt on the last hole meant he narrowly avoided a play-off against Argentina’s Rafa Echenique, to claim his second European...
Bikes-Cavendish Wins his FifthTour Stage
7/26/2010
Mark Cavendish has won the last stage of the Tour de France. The 25 year old from the Isle of Mann crossed the line five bikes lengths ahead of the pack on the famous Champs Elysees. As Alberto Contador won the overall title, his third in four years, Cavendish claimed his fifth stage victory of th...
Cricket-Murali reaches a record 800 wickets
7/23/2010
Sri Lankan bowler Muttiah Muralitharan has finished his test career and became the first man in test cricket to claim 800 wickets. The 38 year old spinner made his amazing record yesterday with his final ball in test cricket. Murali spent some time stuck on wicket number 799, but his efforts were...
Cricket-Pakistan bowl Australia out for 88.
7/22/2010
Pakistan have bowled out Australia for just 88 on the first day of their Test Match at Headingly. Australia’s total was their lowest since 1984, when they were all out for 76, playing against the West Indies.  It is their seventh lowest score ever in the first innings of a test match. Agains...
Golf-Ryder Cup Vice-Captains Announced
7/21/2010
Ryder Cup Captain Colin Montgomerie has announced his three-vice-captains for this year’s compettion; Paul Ginley, Thomas Bjorn and Darren Clarke. Montgomerie introduced his selection by saying "Any winning team has fantastic support behind the scenes and it is a great pleasure to introduce three...
Golf-Westwood closes the gap on Tiger
7/20/2010
Lee Westwood is getting closer to the world number one spot in golf. Despite coming second in this weekend’s Open, finishing seven shots behind Louis Oosthuizen, he has cut the gap on Tiger Woods in the world rankings. Westwood is still ranked number three, but is now only 0.99 points behind Tige...
Golf-Oosthuizen wins the Open
7/19/2010
Louis Oosthuizen has won the 150th Open Golf Championship at St.Andrews. The 27 year old from South Africa won his first Major by seven shots, ahead of second placed Lee Westwood, who was one shot ahead of Paul Casey, Rory McIIroy and Henrik Stenson. A delighted Oosthuizen said “To win an Open Cha...
Golf-Mcllroy leads the Open on Day One
7/16/2010
Rory Mcllroy has scored the lowest ever first round of golf in the150 year history of the Open, to earn himself a place in the record books and a top spot on the leaderboard The 21 year old from Northern Ireland shot 9 under par 63, and would have shot the lowest score seen in any Major had he not...
Golf-Faldo predicts a British Winner
7/15/2010
Six time major golf champion Sir Nick Faldo believes there is a strong chance of a British winner at this week’s Open. No Englishman has won a Major since Faldo in 1996 or the Open in 1992, which was also won by him. He has named Justin Rose as the obvious first choice, but also thinks that Lee W...
Cricket-Bell ruled out of forthcoming Test Series
7/14/2010
England batsman Ian Bell has been ruled out of the forthcoming test series against Pakistan due to a fractured metatarsal Bell, who only made a return to limited overs side on Thursday, suffered the injury in Saturday’s one day international against Bangladesh, while attempting a catch in the 10th...
Golf-Rose not fazed by Woods Pairing
7/13/2010
After being drawn with world number one Tiger Woods for the first two rounds of the Open Championship, Justin Rose has declared he is not intimidated by the pairing.“You’ve got to play the course and a St Andrews open is the iconic thing. No-one is bigger than that this week” Rose said of the chall...
Golf-Molinari wins The Scottish Open
7/12/2010
Italian Edoardo Molinari has won the Barclays Scottish Open at Loch Lomond. Not only does the win earn him a cheque for £500,000, but also sets him up with a real possibility of being included in theRyder Cup team. He has moved up from eleventh to sixth on the World Points List, from whi...
Cricket-Bell helps England to Victory
7/9/2010
Ian Bell marked his return to International One Day Cricket by helping England to a six wicket victory over Bangladesh in the first of their three ODIs. Bell, making his first ODI appearance since November 2008 and taking the place of injured Kevin Pietersen,  was awarded Man of the Match sco...
Golf-Monty faces difficult choices in August
7/8/2010
Colin Montgomerie has apologised in advance for something that he is going to have to do at the end of August. That is when he will have to choose his Ryder Cup team and he already knows that he is going to have to leave out some top golfers. Qualifying for the Ryder Cup finishes on Aug...
Bikes-The Sports HQ announces a new range of Bikes
7/7/2010
The Sports HQ is pleased to announce the arrival of a new range of Woodworm GXI mountain bikes. The Woodworm GXI model is now available in two sizes, the Junior 24” and Adult 26”. Both the bikes boast a wealth of features to enhance the cycling experience: • Steel frames which means that th...
Golf-Justin Rose wins the AT&T National
7/5/2010
Justin Rose has won the AT&T National in Pennsylvania beating American Ryan Moore by one shot. The Englishman went into the final day with a four shot lead, but carded a par 70 on his final round to finish on 10 under for the tournament. Moore had four birdies on the back nine and went into t...
Cricket-Australia beat England.
7/1/2010
Australia have beaten England by 78 runs in the 4th One Day International held at the Oval yesterday. Australia were impressive in both their batting and bowling, and the win restores  some pride back into the visiting team knowing that a 0-5 result is no longer possible. Australia’s captain...