Sports

Murray wary of Beijing conqueror Lu

Murray wary of Beijing conqueror Lu

Published 26/06/2013

LONDON (Reuters) - Andy Murray experienced the high of winning Olympic gold in London last year but his second round opponent at Wimbledon on Wednesday [more…]

Riders’ partners find it’s a man’s world

Riders’ partners find it’s a man’s world

Published 26/06/2013

PARIS (Reuters) - They tend to wounds and provide much-needed mental support all year around, yet the wives and girlfriends of professional riders often feel [more…]

Sponsors rewarded for keeping faith in road racing

Sponsors rewarded for keeping faith in road racing

Published 26/06/2013

LONDON (Reuters) - Cycling sponsors can enjoy great value for money if they are willing to trust that the sport is finally leaving its dark [more…]

Analysis: Brazil riots raise questions over sporting mega-events

Analysis: Brazil riots raise questions over sporting mega-events

Published 26/06/2013

BERNE (Reuters) - Brazilian anger against the cost of staging the World Cup could undermine the argument that host countries benefit from sporting mega-events as [more…]

Tour de France starts and ends at the table

Tour de France starts and ends at the table

Published 26/06/2013

PARIS (Reuters) - Like most things French, the Tour de France starts and ends around a lunch or dinner table. In 1903, when Geo Lefevre [more…]

Attitudes are changing post Armstrong scandal

Attitudes are changing post Armstrong scandal

Published 26/06/2013

PARIS (Reuters) - The specter of Lance Armstrong's dirty legacy will haunt the 100th edition of the Tour de France even though cycling has already [more…]

Clippers announce Doc Rivers as new head coach

Clippers announce Doc Rivers as new head coach

Published 26/06/2013

(Reuters) - The Los Angeles Clippers will formally introduce Doc Rivers as their head coach on Wednesday after the Boston Celtics agreed to release him [more…]

Rufus the Hawk clears Wimbledon as record crowds queue up

Rufus the Hawk clears Wimbledon as record crowds queue up

Published 24/06/2013

LONDON (Reuters) - Record crowds lined up for day one of the 2013 Wimbledon tennis championships on Monday as action got underway early on Center [more…]

Tigers top Red Sox on back of errors

Tigers top Red Sox on back of errors

Published 24/06/2013

(Reuters) - The Detroit Tigers took full advantage of a pair of late Boston errors as they topped the Red Sox 7-5 on Sunday in [more…]

Weir runs 19.79 to win 200m at Jamaican trial

Weir runs 19.79 to win 200m at Jamaican trial

Published 24/06/2013

KINGSTON (Reuters) - Olympic bronze medalist Warren Weir ran a scorching 19.79 seconds to win the 200 meters on the final day of the Jamaican [more…]