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Other Sport 06 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

FIFA kick off 100th anniversary celebrations

FIFA kicked off their centenary celebrations on Wednesday by unveiling the first five from the list of the game's 100 greatest living players chosen by Pele, the undoubted number one.

Cycling 05 Jul 2019 | 8:02 PM

Iconic yellow jersey celebrates 100th anniversary

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Winning any Tour de France stage is a milestone in any cyclist's career but to do so on the opening day of the annual three-week trek comes with a very special bonus -- the yellow jersey.

Football 25 Jun 2016 | 1:27 AM

Copa America's 100th anniversary marks start of new era

(Reuters) - South America, by turning its flagship Copa America into a joint effort with the northern half of the continent, has definitively taken its showpiece tournament into the 21st century.

Other Sport 13 May 2011 | 12:00 AM

Drivers ready for pressure-packed Indianapolis 500

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): Few of America's highest-profile sporting events - the Kentucky Derby, the Boston Marathon, and the World Series are on the short list - started before the Indianapolis 500. So when organisers of the IndyCar race decided to celebrate its 100th anniversary this month, they left nothing out.

Football 04 Nov 2016 | 9:15 PM

FIFA charge Irish FA over 1916 Easter uprising logo

LONDON (Reuters) - FIFA has charged the Irish Football Association (FAI) over a shirt logo worn in March to commemorate the 100th anniversary of an uprising against British rule.

Other Sport 21 Aug 2009 | 12:00 AM

Dortmund given a Real beating in friendly

DORTMUND: Spanish giants Real Madrid beat Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund 5-0 here on Wednesday in a friendly as part of the German club's 100th anniversary celebrations.

Other Sport 10 Jun 2007 | 12:00 AM

Rider and two spectators die in Isle of Man accident

A rider and two spectators died in the final event of the Isle of Man TT on Friday in a crash that cast a pall over the 100th anniversary celebrations of motorcycling's oldest and deadliest road races.

Football 25 Dec 2014 | 7:32 PM

Centenary of Christmas truce remembered in poetry

LONDON (Reuters) - The 100th anniversary of the Christmas truce during World War I has been remembered with a video featuring a poem recited by past and present players, managers and officials across England.

Cycling 25 Oct 2018 | 8:50 PM

Froome's bid for fifth Tour win to start in Brussels

(Reuters) - Chris Froome's bid to equal Eddy Merckx's five Tour de France titles will begin in Brussels next year after organisers announced the route for the three-week race on Thursday.