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Other Sport 20 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Renault finally get the right mix

At a quiet airport west of Paris every Wednesday morning, they board a plush eight-seat Piper Cheyenne III propeller aircraft for an hour-long flight across the Channel. Most of them look like managers in a multi-national company on a trip to discuss global product strategy #8211; and in a way, they are.

Other Sport 29 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

A spectacle to remember

If there is one thing the Germans are famous for, it's ruthless efficiency. And that's exactly they are applying as they prepare for the 2006 World Cup Finals, a tournament they want to famously host and win. STARSPORT'S ERIC SAMUEL was in Germany to see how things are going along.

Other Sport 14 Dec 2003 | 12:00 AM

Vinnie Jones pleads guilty to air rage

A court sentenced British football hardman-turned-actor Vinnie Jones on Friday to 80 hours of community service after he pleaded guilty to threatening and assaulting a male passenger on a flight in June.

Other Sport 16 Jan 2004 | 12:00 AM

Germans to rest keeper Clemens

World Cup champions Germany will rest their first-choice goalkeeper Arnold Clemens in their crucial match against Australia today. The Germans must win the match to qualify for the final.

Other Sport 02 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Massive movement of riders and officials during Tour

The Tour of Langkawi this year will prove to be a major logistics job with a massive daily movement of over 1,450 people including competitors, race officials and event personnel from one location to another.

Other Sport 12 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

IOC chief says test for growth hormone could be used in Athens

International Olympic Committee president Jacques Rogge said Tuesday that a test for human growth hormone could be used at the Athens Olympics in August without the athletes' knowledge.

Other Sport 05 Mar 2004 | 12:00 AM

Dredge sets the pace as Els falters

Tiger Woods was unable to finish while a faltering Ernie Els finished six shots off the lead in the fog-delayed Dubai Desert Classic first round Thursday.

Other Sport 31 Mar 2004 | 12:00 AM

Athens security chief sees no clear threat to Games

No clear threat had been identified so far that the Athens Olympics had been marked for likely terror attacks, the security chief for the Games organisers (ATHOC) said on Tuesday.

Other Sport 29 Jul 2004 | 12:00 AM

Athens to impose no-fly zone a week before Olympics

Athens will impose a no-fly zone over the city a week before the Olympics and has drawn up contingency plans to shoot down hijacked planes than could be used in a Sept 11-style attack, a senior Greek air defence official said on Tuesday.

Other Sport 04 Sep 2004 | 12:00 AM

Woodward blasts English rugby chiefs

Clive Woodward, England's World Cup-winning rugby union coach, says he quit the job because the national sport's chiefs failed to continue giving him the backing he needed to keep the side at the top.