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 Simona Halep out of Sydney with illness
85 Views, 13-01-2015, Courtsey News Live

World number three Simona Halep withdrew from the Sydney International on Tuesday after being struck down with gastroenteritis.   The Romanian top seed was scheduled to face Karolina Pliskova in her opening match, but pulled out citing the illness ahead of next week`s Australian Open in Melbo...Read more

 French F1 driver Jean-Pierre Beltoise dies at 77
35 Views, 06-01-2015, Courtsey News Live

Former Formula One driver Jean-Pierre Beltoise, whose biggest win came at the 1972 Monaco Grand Prix, has died from a stroke in Dakar at the age of 77, family sources said on Monday   After a successful career in motorbike racing, Frenchman Beltoise switched to four wheels in 1966, eventually...Read more

 Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer set for another gripping season
56 Views, 04-01-2015, Courtsey News Live

Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic lead the Qatar Open field from Monday while, 12,000km away in Brisbane, Roger Federer starts his 18th year on the tour as tennis heads for another gripping season.   The details of Nadal`s plan to preserve his hopes of one day becoming the most successful playe...Read more

 Injuries hamper New Zealand, Sri Lanka ahead of Test
39 Views, 02-01-2015, Courtsey News Live

Concerns Friday over injuries to Tim Southee and Rangana Herath disrupted preparations for New Zealand and Sri Lanka on the eve of the second Test in Wellington.   Both camps have given their key bowlers until just before the Test starts on Saturday to prove their fitness.   With yet a...Read more

 Roy Hodgson wants England to be serious competitors at Euros
30 Views, 30-12-2014, Courtsey News Live

Manager Roy Hodgson has offered an upbeat New Year message to England`s success-starved fans, explaining how he hopes his team will be a "serious competitor" for the Euro 2016 title.   At the end of another year of anti-climax for England supporters following the swift World Cup exi...Read more

Roger Federer, Stanislas Wawrinka raise money for underprivileged children
114 Views, 24-12-2014, Courtsey News Live

In a recent charity event held in Zurich, Swiss super-star Roger Federer and his compatriot Stan Wawrinka raised over a million dollars for underprivileged children.   The match, named Match for Africa 2, was part of the Roger Federer Foundation\'s initiative to help disadvantaged children li...Read more

 Lewis Hamilton says has been able to get past \’setbacks\’ quickly
38 Views, 18-12-2014, Courtsey News Live

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton said that he has been able to get past setbacks quickly, admitting that he is aiming for another championship title.   Hamilton, who was crowned BBC Sports Personality of the Year, stated that the big thing this year was the fact that he had been able...Read more

 Feng Shanshan dominates to win in Dubai
58 Views, 14-12-2014, Courtsey News Live

China`s world number five Feng Shanshan, the highest ranked player in the field, completed a wire-to-wire victory at the 500,000 euros Ladies European Masters in Dubai on Saturday.   Feng closed with a two-under par 70 and tallied 19-under par 269 for the four days.   She won the 2012 ...Read more

 Red Bull F1 factory raided, trophies stolen
45 Views, 07-12-2014, Courtsey News Live

The Red Bull Formula One factory in Milton Keynes has been raided and thieves stole over 60 trophies, Police said on Saturday.   "Police were called at 1.30am today to the Red Bull Racing factory where a group of around six men used a vehicle to drive through the front entrance to gain a...Read more

 Hope to continue good run next year: PV Sindhu
36 Views, 03-12-2014, Courtsey News Live

Expressing happiness over defending the Macau Open, ace shuttler P V Sindhu on Tuesday hoped to keep the momentum going and continue the successful run in the new year.   "I am happy for having won the Macau Open, at the end of the year. Overall, I have done well (this year). I hope I wi...Read more