Issue: March 08, 2013   (Archive)
Tuesday, July 29, 2014   

Bold Vunipola warms up for unique chance
Billy Vunipola can scarcely believe he is in the England rugby squad alongside brother Mako just over a year after landing in hospital with a rare viral infection and a freak hot water bottle accident.



Season kicks off with sense of hope
Despite the echoes of a huge corruption scandal and Didier Drogba's short-lived stay, a sense of cautious optimism pervades long-suffering Chinese football as the new season starts today.

Long wait ends for European pair
Paris Saint-Germain ended an 18-year wait to reach the Champions League quarter-finals while two-time winners Juventus made the last eight for the first time in seven years.

Sorry Rory promises not to repeat walk-off
World No1 Rory McIlroy has apologized for walking off the course in the middle of his second round at last week's PGA Honda Classic, saying he learned from the error and will not do it again.

England batting meltdown puts New Zealand in command
England's powerful batting lineup was skittled for just 167 by New Zealand as the unfancied Black Caps took a firm grip on the opening Test in Dunedin.

Sharks in turmoil as 14 face doping ban
Sydney's Cronulla Sharks were in disarray with reports that up to 14 players face suspensions for using banned drugs on the eve of Australia's new National Rugby League season.



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