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Davis Cup: Fognini stuns Murray to pull Italy level

Italy's Fabio Fognini celebrates after beating Britain's Andy Murray during a Davis Cup World Group quarterfinal tennis match in Naples, Italy, Sunday, April 6, 2014. Fognini won 6-3, 6-3, 6-4.  AP

Italy’s world number 13 Fabio Fognini stunned a tiring Andy Murray 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 to level their Davis Cup quarter-final tie 2-2 with Britain in Naples on Sunday.

Posted: April 6th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories,Tennis | Read More »

Wimbledon champion Murray receives royal honor

Wimbledon champion Andy Murray, right, receives his Order of the British Empire (OBE) medal from the from Britain's Prince William, during an Investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace, London Thursday Oct. 17, 2013. AP

After winning two grand slams and an Olympic gold medal, Andy Murray has been given the royal seal of approval.

Posted: October 17th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports,Photos and Videos,Tennis | Read More »

Lennox Lewis will return to boxing ring for $100 million


Lennox Lewis has said he is prepared to fight one of the Klitschko brothers if they offer him $100 million (£62.6 million pounds) — the biggest purse in boxing history.

Posted: October 10th, 2013 in Boxing / MMA,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Murray relaxed, unburdened ahead of new season

Andy Murray of Britain talks to the media at a press conference during the Brisbane International tennis tournament in Brisbane, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013. AP/Tertius Pickard

People have been treating Andy Murray differently since he won his first major and ended that long, long drought for British men at tennis’ Grand Slam events.

Posted: January 1st, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Britain targeting fourth in Olympic medal tally

British athletes (L-R) 400m runner Christine Ohuruogu, paralympic cyclist Jody Cundy, paralympic swimmer Eleanor Simmonds, BMX cyclist Shanaze Reade, triple jumper Phillips Idowu, heptathlete Jessica Ennis, gymnast Louis Smith, paralympic sprinter Jonnie Peacock and modern pentathlete Heather Fell pose in the new British Olympic Team GB kit designed by Stella McCartney during an unveiling in central London on March 22, 2012. AFP/CARL COURT

Britain’s athletes have been told to target fourth place in the Olympic medal standings when the London Games get under way later this month, officials said Wednesday.

Posted: July 5th, 2012 in Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos | Read More »

PH aces swept off World 8-Ball tilt

The Philippines ended its campaign in the 2012 World 8-Ball Championship as last Filipino bet Roberto Gomez bowed out in the quarterfinals late Thursday at Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates.

Posted: February 17th, 2012 in Billiards,Headlines,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports | Read More »

Fil-Am Treat Huey, partner gain Farmers semis


Fil-American Treat Huey, ranked 80th in the world in men’s doubles, teamed up with long-time partner Somdev Devvarman of India to beat Gilles Muller of Luxembourg and Jamie Murray of Great Britain, 6-2, 6-4, and barged into the semifinals of the $619,500 ATP Farmers Classic in Los Angeles. On the hunt for a fifth doubles [...]

Posted: July 31st, 2011 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports | Read More »

It’s all in the mind, says Darren Clarke

The 42-year-old Clarke had the good fortune of riding out the storm that hit early starters on Saturday to enjoy the best of the conditions, and take a one stroke lead into the final round of the Open.

SANDWICH – Darren Clarke is hoping that a positive mind-set can inspire him to realize his lifelong ambition of winning the British Open at Royal St George’s on Sunday.

Posted: July 17th, 2011 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Ring-rusty McIlroy back down to earth at British Open

Rory McIlroy was brought back down to earth with a bump at the 140th British Open on Thursday, finishing the day six shots off the lead after a patchy opening round.

Posted: July 14th, 2011 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Rocky start for Rory McIlroy at British Open

Rory McIlroy’s quest for a US/British Open double got off to a stumbling start at Royal St George’s here on Thursday.

Posted: July 14th, 2011 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Rory McIlroy sets off after Open double

Rory McIlroy’s quest for a US/British Open double got off to a steady start at Royal St George’s here on Thursday.

Posted: July 14th, 2011 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Dreamtime for Thai golf pro Prom at British Open

Prom Meesawat’s childhood dream of competing in a Major championship will become a reality when he makes his maiden appearance at the British Open here this week.

Posted: July 13th, 2011 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Ouschan seizes World 10-Ball title; Amit falls

MANILA—Jasmine Ouschan, the green-eyed, blonde pool bombshell, finally realized a childhood dream when she turned back South Korea’s Kim Ga-young, 10-6, Friday to put away the Women’s 10-Ball crown before a raucous gallery that embraced her as its own at the Atrium of Robinsons Galleria in Ortigas.   Ouschan, who started playing the game as [...]

Posted: October 29th, 2010 in Other Sports | Read More »



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