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Other Sport 25 May 2010 | 12:00 AM

Birds delay Mexico’s flight to London

MEXICO CITY: Mexico's World Cup squad endured a three-hour delay in Germany after a bird crashed into the windscreen of the plane due to take them to London for a World Cup warm-up match against England.

Other Sport 24 Sep 2010 | 12:00 AM

Woods’ caddie among trio bumped from Ryder Cup flight

ATLANTA: Tiger Woods' caddie and two others have been bumped from the US Ryder Cup team's charter flight to Wales because the aircraft isn't big enough.

Other Sport 28 Sep 2010 | 12:00 AM

Americans touch down ready for title defence

NEWPORT: The United States Ryder Cup team arrived at Cardiff airport on a miserable morning yesterday ready to defend the trophy at nearby Celtic Manor starting on Friday.

Other Sport 01 Oct 2010 | 12:00 AM

Pressure easing on organisers but security remains on high alert

NEW DELHI: As the countdown to the Common­wealth Games moved into its final three days, athletes continued to flood into a heavily guarded Indian capital as the host of problems surrounding the event showed signs of easing.

Other Sport 06 Nov 2010 | 12:00 AM

Hosts China ready to make sure sun shines in

BEIJING: China is prepared to go all-out to ensure a sunny start to the Asian Games in Guangzhou next week, with weather control aircraft and rain-dispersal rockets at the ready in the southern city.

Other Sport 27 Jan 2011 | 12:00 AM

F1 simulator sickness stops Schumacher in his tracks

LONDON: Formula One simulators make seven-time world champion Michael Schumacher sick and his Mercedes GP team are investing in the latest technology to make him feel better.

Other Sport 25 Feb 2011 | 12:00 AM

Delay seems like an eternity for Formula One teams

LONDON: Bahrain's decision to call off the season-opening Formula One Grand Prix has made a 'massive difference' for teams racing to develop their new cars, according to Williams technical director Sam Michael.

Other Sport 02 Mar 2011 | 12:00 AM

Melzer hopes to lift Austria in Davis Cup tie in aircraft hangar

LONDON: Juergen Melzer said he hoped Austria would make a flying start to their Davis Cup campaign when they take on 2010 runners-up France inside an aircraft hangar at Vienna's international airport.

Other Sport 08 Sep 2011 | 12:00 AM

Russian ice hockey to help rebuild Yaroslavl team

MOSCOW: Russia's top ice hockey teams will provide players to help rebuild the stricken Lokomotiv Yaroslavl club after nearly its entire squad was killed in a plane crash, the chairman of the sport's national league said on Thursday.

Other Sport 29 Feb 2012 | 12:00 AM

AWACS, jets and snipers to secure airspace for Olympics

WADDINGTON, England (Reuters) - As crowds gather to watch this year's Olympic opening ceremony in London, highly trained eyes on the ground and in the sky will be keeping tabs on every aircraft over the southeast of Britain.