Rod Laver

Serbian rocket lands in Paris

While the Bosnian civil war may have ended in 1995, the memory of that conflict is still fresh. The former Yugoslavia was made up of a number of diverse ethnic groups and there was no shortage of warring factions.

Sunday, 22 May, 2011, 12:00am

Mr Tennis

The villagers of the tiny French village of Fonsorbes on the outskirts of Toulouse were expecting it to rain on Tuesday. The forecast had been for showers. But in life's many twists, they woke up to a glorious day of sunshine. The irony wouldn't have been lost on Ken Catton.

14 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Sports Quiz

1: Who are the current Tri-Nations rugby union champions?

2: Which golfing rule did Colin Montgomerie break in the Indonesian Open?

3: How many grand slam singles tennis titles did Rod Laver win?

4: In which round did Muhammad Ali knock out George Foreman in the Rumble in the Jungle?

19 Jun 2005 - 12:00am

Sports Quiz

1: Who won the first-ever Formula One drivers' world championship in 1950?

2: Who has the most runner-up finishes in the British Open golf championship?

3: Which male tennis player has won the Grand Slam twice?

4: Which runner became the first to cover 100 yards in nine seconds?

5 Dec 2004 - 12:00am