Cricket-England's Incredible Victory
5/31/2011
In a victory that will rank alongside one of the most amazing in Test cricket history, England have beaten Sri Lanka by an innings and 14 runs, after England bowled them out for 82 runs in just 24.4 overs.A draw seemed the likely outcome as once again play was delayed due to bad weather and did not...
Golf- Luke Donald wins PGA Championship.
5/30/2011
Luke Donald is the new world number one after beating fellow country man and golfer Lee Westwood in a play-off at the PGA Championship, Wentworth.Donald, who went into the tournament as the world number two, knew that as long as Martin Kaymer did not finish in the top two, the battle for the top sp...
Cricket-Strauss calls for a new start
5/26/2011
Speaking ahead of today’s first Test match of the summer against Sri Lanka, Captain Andrew Strauss has warned his side that they must forget about the Ashes this winter and be fully focused on the task ahead of them.Today will be the first time the England team have played a Test after their 3-1 se...
Golf-Groupings for BMW PGA announced
5/25/2011
The groupings for the first two rounds of this week’s BMW PGA Championship have been announced.Martin Kaymer, the current US PGA Champion and Charl Schwartzel, the current Masters Champion will tee off together with Justin Rose at 12.30 tomorrow.World number one lee Westwood will play with Alvara Q...
Golf-Kaymer awarded Players Player of the Year
5/25/2011
German Martin Kaymer has received one of the most coveted awards on the European Tour-Players Player of the Year.Kaymer won his first Major –the US PGA Championship last August and followed this by winning his next two tournaments. He won the European Tour money list title at the end of 2010 and wa...
Golf-Woods drops out of World Top Ten
5/24/2011
Tiger Woods has fallen out of the top ten in the World Golf Rankings for the first time in 14 years. The 14 times Major winner previously spent an incredible 623 weeks at the top, before being replaced by Lee Westwood in November last year. Since then he has steadily crept down the rankings, and li...
Golf-Poulter wins World Match Play Championship
5/23/2011
Ian Poulter has beaten fellow Englishman Luke Donald 2&1 to take the World Match Play Championship in Spain this weekend.It was Poulter's second match play title, having won last year in Arizona and moves him from 22nd in the World Golf Rankings to 15th position. Poulter, who knocked out world...
Cricket-Warne fined by IPL
5/19/2011
Australian cricketer Shane Warne has avoided a ban, but has been fined $50,000 after he publically critisised Rajasthan Cricket Association secretary Sanjay Dixit.The incident which occurred after Rajasthan’s defeat at the hands of Royal Challengers Bangalore saw Warne criticising Dixit’s decision...
Golf-France awarded 2018 Ryder Cup
5/18/2011
France has been named as the host country for the 2018 Ryder Cup.The 42nd edition of the competition will be played at the Le Golf National course, just outside Paris, which has been the venue for 18 of the last 20 French Opens. It will be the first time Franc has hosted a Ryder Cup and only the se...
Golf-Groups for World Match Play Announced
5/17/2011
The groupings for this week’s Volvo World Match Play Championship have been announced.The event which has missed a year from the European Tour schedule takes place at Finca Corstesin near Marbella, and will feature reigning four Major golf champions as well as five out of the world top six ranked g...
Golf- Donald moves up a place in World Rankings
5/16/2011
England’s Luke Donald has moved up one position to number two in the World Golf Rankings after this weekend’s tournaments. To take the top spot form Lee Westwood he would have needed to win the Players Championship, but his fourth place finish there meant he went to number two, pushing German Marti...
Golf- Darren Clarke wins Iberdrola Open
5/16/2011
Darren Clarke has won his first European Tour victory since August 2008, when he won the Iberdrola Open in Majorca this weekend.The Northern Irishman beat Chris Wood and David Lynn by three shots to finish with a closing round of 69, to take him six under for the tournament and give him his thirtee...
Cricket-Ireland hopeful for World Cup 2015
5/12/2011
Irelands’ hopes of playing in the 2015 World Cup have been given a boost after the International Cricket Council committee agreed to recommend a qualification process for the tournament.Last month the ICC decided to restrict the number of teams competing from 14 to the 10 full member countries, pro...
Golf-Seve laid to rest today
5/11/2011
The funeral of one of the world golfing greats will take place later todayA host of royalty, politicians and players will attend the event, which will be held in Seve’s home village of San Pedro.Three former Ryder Cup captains, Ian Woosnam, Sam Torrence and Colin Montgomerie are among those expecte...
Golf-Golfing world mourns the loss of Seve
5/9/2011
The world of golf is mourning the loss of one of its most remarkable players this week.Seve Ballesteros, passed away in the early hours of Saturday morning after a long battle with a brain tumourSeve won a total of 87 titles in his career. He won the Open in 1979, 1984 and 1988, and as well as beco...
Cricket-England name three Captains
5/6/2011
England have named three different Captains for their cricket teamsIn a move which makes them the first nation to do this, Andrew Strauss has been names Test captain, Alistair Cook ODI captian and Stuart Broad Twenty20 captain.Andy Flower, team director has admitted that there is no guarantee of su...
Golf-McIlroy will not play in next week's Players
5/5/2011
Like world number one Lee Westwood, Rory McIlroy has confirmed that he will not be playing in The Players Championship next week.The Players is golf’s richest event, with a prize fund of 5.7 million pounds.McIlroy, who celebrates his 22nd birthday today, has made the decision because of his crowded...
Golf-McIlroy not ready to win his first Major
5/4/2011
World Number six, Rory McIlroy has told a press conference in Charlotte, North Carolina that he does not believe he was ready to win his first major last month and that he will take a lot from the experience.The Northern Irish golfer, who celebrates his 22nd birthday tomorrow, lead the Masters by f...