Cricket-Butt withdraws allegations
9/30/2010
Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Ijaz Butt has withdrawn his allegations that England players deliberately lost the third one day international against Pakistan last month in return for large amounts of money Butt, who is in London this week, released a statement in which he withdrew his accusation...
Golf-Monty hits back at selection criticism
9/29/2010
European Ryder Cup Captain Colin Montgomerie has hit back at those who have criticised his selection of Padriag Harrington for the team insisting that he is playing better than anyone else on the European Ryder Cup Team. Harrington was controversially picked ahead of Justin Rose and Paul Casey as...
Cricket-Pakistan's Team Manager Resigns
9/28/2010
The Pakistan Cricket Board have confirmed that Yawar Saeed has resigned as the Pakistan Team Manager. A statement from the PCB on Monday read: "Mr Yawar Saeed has requested to the Chairman PCB to be relieved of his duties as manager of the national team. The chairman has agreed to this request." ...
Golf-Furyk wins The Tour Championship
9/27/2010
American Jim Furyk won the Tour Championship in Atlanta yesterday and in doing so also claimed the FedEx Cup Title. He beat England’s Luke Donald by a single shot, and took home a pay cheque worth over 11.35 million dollars -1.3 million for winning the Tour Championship and 10 million for the FedE...
Cricket-Ashes Squad Announced
9/24/2010
The England and Wales Cricket Board national Selector Geoff Miller, yesterday announced the 16 man squad that will travel to Australia at the end of October to try to retain the Ashes. The squad was fairly predictable and includes Surreys fast bowler Chris Tremlett and Sussex left arm spinner Mont...
Golf-Hanson withdraws from Vivendi Cup
9/24/2010
Swede Peter Hanson had to withdraw from the Vivendi Cup in Paris yesterday due to a chest infection. It was to be his final event before his Ryder Cup Debut, and means that Padraig Harrington is the only member of the European team competing in the Tournament. Hanson, pushed world number 9, Paul...
Cricket-England determined to win ODI
9/22/2010
England play their final one day international against Pakistan today at the Rose Bowl to end a tour that has been overshadowed by controversy and spot fixing allegations. Despite England seizing an early 2-0 lead, Pakistan have fought back to level it to 2-2 after two brilliant bowling performanc...
Cricket-England's outrage over allegations
9/21/2010
The England Cricket team are outraged at being accused of match-fixing by the Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Ijaz Butt. Butt claimed on Sunday, that the England players may have deliberately lost the third One Day international match against Pakistan at the Oval on Friday, in return for large amo...
Golf- Jose Manuel Lara wins Austrian Open
9/20/2010
Spain’s José Manuel Lara has won his first European Tour Title for four years and saved his tour card after beating England’s David Lynn in a play-off at the Austrian Open in Atzenbrugg. Lara started the final day in eighthplace, but surged into the lead after scoring ten birdies and two boge...
Cricket-Flintoff announces his retirement
9/17/2010
England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket. The 32 year old quit Test cricket last year following England’s Ashes victory over Australia but hoped to represent England again in limited overs cricket He underwent surgery on his knee the day after the...
Golf-Westwood back on course for the Ryder Cup
9/16/2010
Lee Westwood says he is feeling “pretty strong” as he prepares to play his first round of golf in seven weeks. Westwood, who was the runner up in this year’s Masters and Open Championship, pulled out of the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational after rupturing his calf muscle. There have been concerns ove...
Cricket-Pakistan trio to defend allegations
9/15/2010
The three Pakistan Cricket Players suspended from the game after “spot fixing” allegations have confirmed that they will defend themselves against the action. Fast Bowlers Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Asif and Captain Salmon Butt were suspended on September 2nd and according to the ICC Code of Conduct...
Golf-Wood's PGA Tour season comes to an end
9/14/2010
Tiger Woods PGA Tour season has come to an abrupt end, when he failed to earn a spot on the Tour Championship at the BMW Championship this weekend Only the top 30 in the FedEx Cup points ranking qualify for the Tour Championship and by finishing 15th on Sunday Tiger ended up 42nd. It is the third...
Golf-Victory at the BMW Championship for Johnson
9/13/2010
Dustin Johnson has won the BMW Championship in Chicago He beat Englishman Paul Casey by just one shot finishing with a total of 275, nine under par. His victory comes as a welcome relief to him after his disappointments this summer. He saw a three shot lead evaporate on the Sunday in the US Open...
Cricket-Pietersen will play in South Africa
9/9/2010
Kevin Pietersen will play for his old Cricket Club, KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa next month in a bid to get ready for the Ashes series this winter The England and Wales Cricket Board confirmed last night that he has asked for permission to join the Club for two four day matches. Pietersen, who i...
Golf-USA Captain's Picks Announced
9/8/2010
Tiger Woods has been chosen by US Ryder Cup Captain as one of his four captains’ picks for the US Ryder Cup Team The world no 1 was chosen alongside Zach Johnson, Stewart Clink and Rickie Fowler for the team to play against Europe on 1st -3rd November at Celtic Manor, Wales. They join Phil Mickel...
Golf-Hoffman wins The Deutsche Bank Championship
9/7/2010
American Charley Hoffman has won the second of the FedEx Cup play-offs-The Deutsche Bank Championship in Boston. The 33 year old, who is ranked 132nd in the world has only had one other win in his previous 297 US Tour Events. In a final round that contained 11 birdies, Hoffman shot 62, his lowest...
Golf-Jimenez wins Omega European Masters
9/6/2010
Five of Colin Montgomerie’s Ryder Cup side have won matches since the beginning of August after Miguel Angel Jimenez took the Omega European Masters Title in Switzerland on Sunday. Overnight leader Jimenez was six clear with seven to play and survived a late scare when he saw his lead reduced to j...
Cricket-Pakistan's Trio Suspended
9/3/2010
The International Cricket Council has suspended Salman Butt, Mohammad Amir and Mohammad Asif, the three Pakistani players implicated in the “spot fixing “scandal for various offences under their anti-corruption code. Charges have been brought under Article 2 of the ICCs anti-corruption code relati...
Golf-Molinari Looks for Third Victory
9/2/2010
Edoardo Molinari will be trying to win the Omega European Masters in Switzerland this weekend to become the first player to win three times this year. The Ryder Cup wild card pick has won the Barclays Scottish Open at Loch Lomond and the Johnnie Walker Championship at Gleneagles last week. He wil...
Cricket- Pietersen Dropped From England
9/1/2010
Kevin Pietersen will not be playing cricket for England again this summer. The England and Wales Cricket Board announced the decision yesterday afternoon, although Pietersen had already made the announcement himself via his Twitter feed several hours earlier, which was removed just minutes later. ...