Golf-Rory bests Tiger in China
10/31/2013
It may have only been an exhibition tournament between stable-mates, but the way Rory McIlroy has been playing in 2013 he'll take any win he can, so the one-shot victory over World No1 at Mission Hills in Hainan Island, China was gratefully accepted."I would like to play all my tournaments in China...
Golf-Lydia Ko given LPGA membership at 16
10/30/2013
New Zealand's teenage sensation golfer Lydia Ko has been given full membership of the LPGA Tour despite being at 16 two years under the minimum age requirement.The teen sensation had revealed earlier this month she was petitioning the LPGA Tour to waive its age limit and allow her to turn pro.Ko ad...
Cricket-Allenby's split loyalties against England
10/29/2013
Glamorgan's star all-rounder Jim Allenby will find himself donning the whites for the Western Australia Chairman's XI against England in the Ashes tour opener this week in Perth. But the Perth-born cricketer says he'll find it a strange experience having more in common with the opponents than the h...
Golf-Fernandez-Castano wins in Shanghai
10/28/2013
Despite playing flawless golf for the majority of his final round at the BMW Masters in Shanghai on Sunday, Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano's error filled 18th hole almost cost him dearly as he edged a one-shot win over fellow European Francesco Molinari for the seventh win of his career.With a three sho...
Cricket-Wisden announce all-time Test XI
10/25/2013
Four Englishman have been named in the greatest Test side of all-time years by legendary cricketing tome Wisden, who marks its 150th years celebrations.Two of those would open the side in the forms of Jack Hobbs and WG Grace alongside paceman Sydney Barnes and Alan Knott wearing the glovesFor the b...
Golf-Mickelson: "I'm doing everything wrong"
10/24/2013
While an Open Championship win, runner-up at the US Open and yet more wins on both Tours would qualify as a great year in anyone's books, Phil Mickelson sounds as downbeat as he's ever been after the first round of the CIMB Classic in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia.An opening round 71 isn't great, but he's...
Golf-McIlroy takes second place at Korea Open
10/15/2013
After a torrid year on both the PGA and European Tours, former World No1 Rory McIlroy has found some solace in the East with a joint second in the Korean Open on Sunday that has him feeling that things are on the turn.Carding five birdies in his final round, McIlroy gave eventual winner Kang...
Golf-David Lynn wins Portugal Masters
10/14/2013
David Lynn ended a 9 year drought by winning the Portugal Masters for only his second European Tour title on Sunday.The Englishman finished just a shot ahead of Justin Walters  of South Africa, with a final round 63 to give him a first European Tour title since the KLM Open in 2004."It's emoti...
Cricket-England star's early return from injury
10/11/2013
England star Tim Bresnan is hoping that he will confound the initial prognosis on his back injury and bounce back into his country's reckoning in time for the first Ashes Test in Brisbane next month.The all-rounder was forced out of the final Test against Australia at The Oval back in Augus...
Golf-Teen star Ko wants to go pro
10/10/2013
New Zealand golfer Lydia Ko has big plans for the future and they don't fit under the usual categories for a 16-year-old girl.The teen sensation has revealed she is petitioning the LPGA Tour to waive its age limit and allow her to turn pro.Having already become a two-time winner on the LPGA Tour an...
Golf-Manassero looks to continue Seve form
10/9/2013
Italian star Matteo Manassero is looking to build on his team success with the Contiental Europe side at last week's Seve Trophy with individual victory at the upcoming Portugal Masters at Oceanico Victoria Golf Course. Manassero's side took the Seve Trophy over Great Britain & Ireland with a 1...
Cricket-Ashes star Steve Harminson retires
10/8/2013
Former England bowler and 2005 Ashes hero Steve Harmison has retired from all cricket the paceman announced on Sunday.Along with the retirement of Wormer Matthew Hoggard just a month before, now all four of England pace attack from the glorious 2005 Ashes have effectively retired from the game, bar...
Golf-Europe beat GB&IRE in Seve Trophy
10/7/2013
It took 13 years but finally Continental Europe took the Seve Trophy over Great Britain & Ireland with a 15-13 victory to show that the imbalance between the sides has not yet reached Presidents Cup proportions.Neck-and-neck going into the final day's singles at 9-9, this nail biter went down t...
Golf-Watson: My age not an issue for Ryder Cup
10/4/2013
Despite having won eight major championships, never tasting Ryder Cup defeat in five outings and being an all-round legend of the game, there are still those in the golfing world who are not happy with Tom Watson Ryder Cup Captain. Mainly because by the time Team USA tees off at Gleneagles next yea...
Golf-McGinley admits Stenson is sure of Ryder Cup
10/3/2013
Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley might be concerned by the "flatlining" form of many of his prospective players for next year's biennial contest against the United States, but in Henrik Stenson he has a golfer performing at the absolute top of his game who is "85% there" in the Team Europe side alre...
Golf-David Howell ends 7 years of hurt
10/2/2013
Seven years of hurt is over for Englishman David Howell after his sudden-death playoff victory over American Peter Uihlein in the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship at St Andrew’s, Scotland.The 38-year-old Howell, a former world number nine and a member of two victorious European Ryder Cup teams, ha...
Cricket-Gatting confirmed as new MCC President
10/1/2013
Mike Gatting has been confirmed as the new president of the Marylebone Cricket Club, the England and Wales Cricket Board announced today.The former England and Middlesex captain is a veteran of 23-years playing the game, including 79 Tests for his country.Speaking about being named the new presiden...