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Military Brats

McCain and Zhang spar at major forum

It is rare for senior diplomats or political heavyweights from China and the United States to face off at major international forums.

Monday, 6 February, 2012, 12:00am

McEnroe says Serena best in game, criticises long schedule

John McEnroe has labelled fellow American Serena Williams the best in the women's game despite Caroline Wozniacki beginning the year as world number one.

5 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

Yao a massive challenge for US big men

It's your first game at your first Olympics and you have to subdue the idol of the host nation. As jobs go, they don't get much bigger.

31 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

Putting on a brave face

A half-dozen protesters in burqas, their faces deathly pale with make-up, greeted General David Petraeus as the commander of US forces in Iraq arrived on Capitol Hill this week to brief senators about his country's progress in the five-year-old war.

12 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Why We Fight

Why We Fight

Starring: John McCain, Gore Vidal, Richard Perle

Director: Eugene Jarecki

9 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Being John McEnroe

Being John McEnroe by Tim Adams

Yellow Jersey Press $140

31 Aug 2003 - 12:00am

Ageless Mac makes it seem like old times

The confident swagger was back. The skill was precise and efficient and the win almost merciless. Arms raised in triumph, the look was unmistakable. American tennis hero John McEnroe returned to winning ways as he completed back-to-back senior titles by claiming the Cathay Pacific Champions tournament last night.

2 Nov 2000 - 12:00am

'This tournament needs new blood'

John McEnroe is starting to get bored. The living legend feels that the competition on the senior tennis tour needs to be refreshed with young blood if it is to survive.

30 Oct 2000 - 12:00am

McEnroe relishes chance for back-to-back wins

US DAVIS Cup team captain John McEnroe, fresh from his Singapore title win, declared himself fit and ready for today's start of the Cathay Pacific Champions tournament at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.

29 Oct 2000 - 12:00am

Veterans rally behind Vietnam warrior McCain

AS Republican White House hopeful John McCain works the crowds of military veterans in South Carolina ahead of today's presidential primary, a special aspect of his appeal is becoming clearer - he is giving Americans a reason at last to feel good about the Vietnam War.

20 Feb 2000 - 12:00am