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  1. Sports Quiz

    Posted Jan 11th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 1: Who said, 'I got eight 0-levels at school... zero in every subject? 2: Who was Roland Garros, venue of the French Open, named after? 3: In which city did Britain's Paula Radcliffe smash the world marathon mark in 2002? 4: Golfer Ben Hogan won ...

  2. Sports quiz

    Posted Jul 20th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 1. Who is the only player to have won golf's British Open six times? 2. Who saved John Aldridge's penalty in the 1988 FA Cup final to prevent Liverpool winning the Double? 3. Which two sides contest the Calcutta Cup? 4. What is the only Grand Sl ...

  3. Soccer fans treated to premier exhibit of sport's memorabilia

    Posted Jun 17th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... evidence of the game being played in England, China, Malaysia and Japan. Malcolm MacCallum, senior curator of the museum in England, said while the sport was formally defined in England in 1863, ...

  4. Sports Quiz

    Posted Apr 10th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 1. Which English-born managers won the FA Cup in the '90s? 2. Which batsman's 499 run record did Brian Lara break when he scored 501 not out for Warwickshire in 1994? 3. How many attempts did it take Phil Mickelson to win his first Major? 4. Whi ...

  5. Sports Quiz

    Posted Jan 09th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 1. Which English Premier League side have signed South African captain Aaron Mokoena? 2. Which Australian lock did English utility back Austin Healey label a 'plank'? 3. Who is the Pakistan cricket coach? 4. Who did Southern California beat to w ...

  6. Sport - Soccer - BRITAIN

    Youngsters suffer burnout in quest for perfection, study says

    Posted Jan 31st 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... that some youngsters were showing signs of chronic stress, exhaustion and disillusion with the sport given the demands for perfection from those overseeing them. The researchers studied 167 junior ... of devaluation of the sport," said Dr Andrew Hill, a lecturer at the School of Biomedical Sciences. "Even though they might originally enjoy their sport and be emotionally invested in it, ...

  7. Sport - Hong Kong - SOCCER

    Newcastle names top squad for HKFC soccer sevens

    Posted May 22nd 2013, 12:00am by James Tu

    ... James Tu Tavernier heads lineup that includes five players from last year's victorious side Newcastle name top squad for HK Sevens Newcastle United have signalled their intent to retain their HKFC Citibank International Soccer Sevens title this weeke ...

  8. Sport - Soccer - RIGHT FIELD

    Fergie- a man without equal

    Posted May 12th 2013, 12:00am by Tim Noonan

    ... accomplished manager in the history of sports, Manchester United supremo Alex Ferguson, has finally called it a day. Back in 1999 after arguably his greatest triumph and certainly his most hallowed ... But if there is a perfectly apt model in both achievement and style in North American sports to Ferguson, it would have to be the late Boston Celtics patriarch Red Auerbach. As a coach, Auerbach led the Celtics ...

  9. Meddling in managerial matters is a loser's game

    Posted Mar 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jason Dasey If you put your trust in someone, just leave them alone to let them do their job. Whether it's in business or in the English Premier League, micromanagement rarely gets the best out of anyone. Andre Villas-Boas finally admitted he does fe ...

  10. Filling Dalglish's shoes a big job

    Posted May 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and early '90s, was shocked when he heard the club's greatest player had been fired by Fenway Sports Group (FSG) on Wednesday. Now the former midfielder fears the 'huge gamble' ... Damien Comolli, plus the head of sports science and the director of communications, also fired. Wigan manager Roberto Martinez has been given permission to speak to the club, while a host ...




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