Cricket-Tim Bresnan to be fit in time for England
3/29/2013
England's cricket side received a massive boost today with the news that star all-rounder Tim Bresnan is due to make an earlier than anticipated recovery from the elbow injury that prevented him from taking part in England's tour to New Zealand.Following surgery in the United States back in F...
Golf-McIlroy's chance to reclaim No1 at Houston
3/28/2013
After Tiger Woods win at Bay Hill last Monday, Rory McIlroy prepares to go into a PGA Tournament for the first time this year without being World No1.And the Ulsterman hopes that this will take a little bit of pressure off his young shoulders, especially with a trip to Augusta National and the firs...
Cricket-England heroics force draw in NZ
3/27/2013
England's tour in New Zealand ended in a thrilling climax as the visitors salvaged a draw from the jaws of defeat at Eden Park in Auckland.With just one wicket remaining, a heroic effort from Matt Prior (110*) alongside No11 Monty Panesar helped the Tourists force a draw which ends the series...
Golf-Woods back at No1 after Bay Hill win
3/26/2013
It's been a long time coming, since October 2010 in fact, but inexorably and inevitably Tiger Woods has reclaimed his throne as the World's No1 golfer.The 14-time major winner won the Arnold Palmer Invitational on Monday to return back to the pinnacle of the game,  and after a period of upheav...
Cricket-India complete Australia sweep
3/25/2013
Sunday's events in Delhi culminated in Australia suffering their worst Test series performance since 1970, as India completed a 4-0 series whitewash over the tourists, winning the final Test by six wickets.Despite spinner Nathan Lyon's career best 7-94 that had helped limit India's first innings to...
Golf-Woods: I posted pics to foil stalkarazzi
3/22/2013
For those people making snide comments about Tiger Woods posting photos on his Facebook announcing his new relationship with Lindsey Vonn and then asking for privacy, the 14-time-major winner has a straight forward explanation."It's very simple. We're very happy where we're at, but also we wanted t...
Golf-Arnold Palmer slams long putters
3/21/2013
If you thought you had heard the last of golfers having their say on the drawn out debate over anchored putting now that the comment period for the proposed ruling is over, then think again.Legendary player Arnold Palmer, the winner of seven majors and 62 PGA Tour titles, has come forth with his ow...
Cricket-Pietersen injury rules out England and IPL
3/20/2013
In news that comes as a big blow to both his national side and the Delhi Daredevils of the Indian Premier League, Kevin Pietersen has been ruled out of the game for the next six to eight weeks with an injury to his right knee.The England star felt twinges while fielding in a warm up in Quee...
Golf-Tiger Woods dating Olympic skier
3/19/2013
One of the worst-kept secrets in golf is finally over with Tiger Woods and Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn announcing to the world that they are officially an item.The relationship had been rumoured for months now, but what little mystery had remained was torn away by the duo's simultaneous confirmation...
Golf-Donald fails to retain Tampa Bay title
3/18/2013
Luke Donald came up short in his defence of the Tampa Bay Championship on Sunday, with a final round of 69 leaving him four behind winner Kevin Streelman of the United States.For Donald the inability to retain his title will have been an annoyance but not a disaster, but to Streelman the victory me...
Cricket-Man Utd legend wants to play cricket
3/15/2013
Former Manchester United star and current Everton captain Phil Neville might be pulling on a blue shirt every weekend, but it's the cricket whites he sees in his future after retirement from football.The 36-year-old who has played for England 59-times, as well as winning six Premier League titles a...
Golf-Donald feels less pressure in 2013
3/14/2013
With the golf world's eyes firmly fixed on the peaks and troughs of Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods so far this season, one player has been able to breathe a sigh of relief.Luke Donald, a player who prefers to let his golf do the talking, had to deal with the limelight for much of the 2011 and 2012 se...
Golf-Woods closing in on the No1 spot
3/13/2013
With his victory Sunday at the WGC-Cadillac Championship, Tiger Woods is now closer than ever to reclaiming the No.1 world ranking he dominated for so long, cutting the deficit between him and Rory McIlroy by more than half.Both Nike Golf professionals had started the year so far with relatively un...
Cricket-Australia boot out 4 players from Test
3/12/2013
Australia's cricket team career from one hit to the next after the announcement that four players, including vice-captain Shane Watson, have been dropped from the side for not preparing presentations.Along with Watson, Usman Khawaja, Mitchell Johnson and James Pattinson have been dropped from the s...
Golf-Tiger roars again at Cadillac Championship
3/11/2013
Dressed in his Sunday best, in that familiar old winning combo of red shirt and black trousers, Tiger Woods earned his 76th career PGA Tour win at the WGC-Cadillac Championship on the Blue Monster course yesterday.A closing round of one-under 71 was good for a two-shot victory over good friend Stev...
Golf-Stricker's putting tips have Woods on the up
3/8/2013
When your green game is struggling, it sure helps to be able to call on one of the greatest putters on Tour.But then if you're Tiger Woods and your good friend is Steve Stricker, well, chances are you're going to be getting some of the best advice going. "He can see the things that are off a little...
Golf-Tiger: "I'm in better shape than ever"
3/7/2013
Improving performances on the course are an ominous sign for the opponents of Tiger Woods. Even more so is the promise that this year he's injury-free and no longer at a risk of breaking down, as he did almost exactly year ago.After walking off the course in the middle of his final round at Doral l...
Golf-Nicklaus: "McIlroy will be fine for Masters"
3/6/2013
Legendary player Jack Nicklaus is in no doubt that current World No1 Rory McIlroy will overcome his woeful early season form and be back to his best for the first major championship of the season.With The Masters Scheduled to start on April 8 just over a month away, the 23-year-old Ulsterman would...
Cricket-Flower wants sharper England vs NZ
3/5/2013
Defeat in a first-class warm up game for the first time in 7 years was far from the ideal preparation that England coach Andy Flower had in mind before his side begin their first Test match against the Black Caps this Tuesday evening [GMT].Yet a three wicket loss to a New Zealand XI was exactly...
Golf-Thompson's first PGA Title is a Classic
3/4/2013
American Michael Thompson notched his first win on the PGA Tour on Sunday at the Honda Classic to win by two strokes over major winner Geoff Ogilivy.Bolstered by a magnificent 50-foot putt for eagle on his third hole, Thompson's short game was firing on all cyclinders as he cruised to a  9-und...
Golf-Weekley wouldn't say Boo to a Snake
3/1/2013
Boo Weekley is doing his best to become the Bear Grylls of the golf world after removing a poisonous snake from the course at the Honda Classic in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida yesterday.Not content with having boxed orangutans and growing up wrestling alligators off his grandmother's porch, the two-...