Cricket-Strauss ready for the pressure of Ashes
10/29/2010
England Captain Andrew Strauss has insisted he is relishing the pressure of captaining England and also being the opening batsman in the forth coming tour of Australia The 33 year old who captained the team to Ashes victory last summer knows that his task will be harder in Australia, but is spurre...
Golf-Westwood or Kaymer for No 1 Spot?
10/28/2010
Golfer Lee Westwood faces a tense few days as he waits to see whether he takes over the world number one spot this weekend. It is all dependent on Germanys Martin Kaymer. He will tee off today at the Andalucia Valderrama Masters, knowing that a win or second place finish, shared with no more than...
Cricket-Flower bans families for first two Tests
10/27/2010
England Team Director Andy Flower has barred any visits from the England team’s families until after the second Test match. England, who leave for Australia on Friday, will not be allowed to see their families until December 3rd when the second Test is scheduled to finish in Adelaide. Their famili...
Golf-Manassero wins Castello Masters
10/25/2010
Italian Matteo Manassero became the youngest winner in the European Tour, when he won this weekend’s Castello Masters in Spain At 17 years and 188 days, Manassero broke the record held by New Zealand’s Danny Lee who was 18 years and 113 days when he won the 2008 Johnnie Walker Classic As a resul...
Golf-Mongomerie unhurt after car crash
10/22/2010
European Ryder Cup Captain Colin Montgomerie has admitted he was very lucky to walk away from a car crash unhurt. The 47 old golfer, who captained Europe to victory earlier this month, was involved in the incident on Thursday morning on the A80 at Moodiesburn. He received treatment at the roadside...
Golf-Els wins PGA Grand Slam of Golf
10/21/2010
South African Ernie Els has won the end of season PGA Grand Slam of Golf in Bermuda by one shot. Els, who was playing instead of Masters Champion Phil Mickelson narrowly, beat David Toms who was a replacement for Open Winner Louis Oosthuizen, who had to withdraw from the Tournament due to an ankle...
Golf-Kaymer and McDowell battle it out in Bermuda
10/20/2010
As the race to Dubai hots up, Martin Kaymer and Graeme McDowell are continuing their battle in the 28th PGA Grand Slam of Golf, at Port Royal, Bermuda, this week. With five Tournaments left to play before the final event, Kaymer currently lies first on the Race to Dubai with 3,134,447 Euros prize...
Golf-Harrington wins first Golf Title in Two Years
10/19/2010
Irishman Padraig Harrington has had his first victory in two years when he won the Johor Open in Malaysia at the weekend. Harrington, who was part of the victorious Ryder Cup team this month, finished 3 shots clear of South Korean Noh Seung-yul. The three times Major winner, last tasted victory i...
Cricket-India win series against Australia
10/14/2010
India have thrashed Australia by seven wickets in the final Test to win the series 2-0. Debutant Cheteshwar Pujara was an unlikely hero hitting 72 to set India on course to their target of 207. Veteran Sachin Tendulkar who scored a double century in the first innings hit the winning runs and a ha...
Golf-Oosthuizen pulls out of Grand Slam
10/13/2010
Open Champion Louis Oosthuizen has had to pull out of next week’s Grand Slam of Golf in Bermuda, because of his ankle injury, caused by stepping into a pothole. It also forced him to withdraw from last weekend’s Dunhill Links Championship. The Grand Slam of Golf is a golf tournament held each year...
Golf-Westwood looks certain to be World No 1
10/11/2010
Lee Westwood could become the World’s Number One ranked golfer by the end of the month without even playing a game. Due to the complicated world ranking system where performance is assessed over a two year period, Westwood could dislodge Tiger form his position providing Tiger does not play before...
Golf-Kaymer wins Dunhill Title
10/11/2010
Martin Kaymer has become the first player to win three times in a row on the European Tour, since Tiger Woods four years ago. The 25 year German won the Dunhill Links title this weekend to add to his USPGA Championship win in August and the KLM Open last month. He had a 6 under par 66 final round...
Golf-Westwood will not be playing on US Tour
10/7/2010
Lee Westwood has decided against playing on the US Tour, which would have required him to play at least 15 tournaments over there, meaning it would restrict him on the number of events he could play in Europe. “The only reason I would be joining is for the money and I'm happier playing in Europe”...
Golf-Monty backs Olazabal as possible Captain
10/6/2010
Colin Montgomerie has backed Jose Maria Olazabal to be the next Ryder Cup Captain, confirming that he will not be running for the position for a second time. Monty, who led Europe to a 14 ½ - 13 ½ victory to regain the Ryder Cup from the Americans insists that he has no wish to Captain the team in...
Golf-Europe win The Ryder Cup
10/5/2010
Europe beat the United States 14 ½ to 13 ½ to regain the Ryder Cup in a thrilling contest yesterday at Celtic Manor. The victory watched by an estimated 35,000 fans, was the first Monday finish in the history of the Ryder Cup. The Europeans had a three point lead going into the singles matches, a...
Golf-Europe fight back
10/4/2010
The European Ryder CupTeam enter today’s singles matches three points ahead of the US team. From 6-4 down overnight on Saturday, the Europeans took a remarkable lead, losing only half a point in yesterday’s matches. For  the first time in the Ryder Cup history, the final singles matches will...