Issue: March 22, 2006   (Archive)
Saturday, November 1, 2014   

Frenchman off to a flyer as love affair with China continues
Frenchman Alexander Levy continued his love affair with China's golf courses by kicking off the European Tour's Final Series with a seven-under-par 65 to lead after the first round of the BMW Masters.

Real Giant
Madison Bumgarner unleashed a pitching performance for the ages that cemented his place among World Series legends and established the San Francisco Giants as a Major League Baseball dynasty.

Loss of confidence worrying Pellegrini
Manuel Pellegrini admits he is "worried" by Manchester City's form after they were knocked out of the English League Cup by Newcastle.

Wallabies' new boss wants the Force with him to face Barbarians
New Australia coach Michael Cheika named back-rower Matt Hodgson as his first captain in the Wallabies' opening tour match against the Barbarians in London on Saturday.

Young ace Ventura keeps dream alive
Yordano Ventura wrote tributes to his late friend Oscar Taveras on his cap, glove and shoes and then made Game 6 of the World Series a night to remember as the Kansas City Royals kept their Cinderella dream going.

Wallabies are not sexists despite Beale text row, says Phipps
Wallaby scrum-half Nick Phipps insists the Australia rugby union squad are not a bunch of sexists following the fall-out caused by Kurtley Beale's offensive text message to a female team official.

Redknapp joy as signing pays off
Brazil international Sandro was picked out for special praise by manager Harry Redknapp after Queens Park Rangers climbed from the foot of the English Premier League table.

Real McCoy sends Cowboys crashing
Third-string quarterback Colt McCoy, making his first start in almost three years, engineered the game-winning drive in overtime as the NFL's Washington Redskins stunned the Dallas Cowboys 20-17.

Fatherhood comes first as Stenson forgoes Lake Malaren event
The European golf tour's flagship event in China suffered a new blow with confirmation that Henrik Stenson had withdrawn after the birth of his third child.

Premiership refs grappling with issue of serial holders
Referees need to clamp down on serial holders and grapplers who are getting away with "cheating," according to former English Premier League official Graham Poll.

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