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Other Sport 26 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

A real treat for Beckham and Co

Thousands of Chinese fans lined the streets yesterday to greet David Beckham and Real Madrid, together for the first time, at the start of a roadshow to boost the Spanish champions' brand in Asia.

Other Sport 15 Sep 2004 | 12:00 AM

Excited Bnei Sakhnin team leave for St James’ Park

The players of Israel's Bnei Sakhnin set off on the greatest soccer journey of their lives on Monday when they travelled from their poor town in the north of the country to Newcastle United's St James' Park.

Other Sport 29 Sep 2010 | 12:00 AM

‘Super Monkey’ security guards to chase away smaller simians

NEW DELHI: Delhi authorities are to deploy a contingent of langurs - a large type of monkey - at Commonwealth Games venues to help chase away smaller simians from the sporting extravaganza.

Other Sport 05 Jun 2012 | 12:00 AM

Moreno snatches uphill win, Wiggins leads

SAINT-FELICIEN, France (Reuters) - A powerful uphill surge gave Spanish climber Dani Moreno victory in stage two of the Criterium du Dauphine on Tuesday while Briton Bradley Wiggins repelled some late challenges to maintain his narrow overall lead.

Other Sport 05 Jun 2012 | 12:00 AM

Moreno snatches uphill win, Wiggins leads

SAINT-FELICIEN, France (Reuters) - A powerful uphill surge gave Spanish climber Dani Moreno victory in stage two of the Criterium du Dauphine on Tuesday while Briton Bradley Wiggins repelled some late challenges to maintain his narrow overall lead.

Other Sport 21 Jun 2012 | 12:00 AM

Sharapova favourite to reign at Wimbledon

LONDON (Reuters) - With the red clay of Roland Garros tamed, Maria Sharapova heads to the less alien setting of Wimbledon's grass a clear favourite having completed the career grand slam and regained her place at the pinnacle of the rankings.

Other Sport 21 Jun 2012 | 12:00 AM

Sharapova favourite to reign at Wimbledon

LONDON (Reuters) - With the red clay of Roland Garros tamed, Maria Sharapova heads to the less alien setting of Wimbledon's grass a clear favourite having completed the career grand slam and regained her place at the pinnacle of the rankings.

Other Sport 28 Jun 2012 | 12:00 AM

Annie KO a blow for giddy Brits

LONDON (Reuters) - To the uninitiated the scoreboard gave little away, but once the first fuzzy yellow ball was struck there could be no doubt that it was Anne Keothavong who was Britain's darling on day four of the Wimbledon championships.

Other Sport 28 Jun 2012 | 12:00 AM

Annie KO a blow for giddy Brits

LONDON (Reuters) - To the uninitiated the scoreboard gave little away, but once the first fuzzy yellow ball was struck there could be no doubt that it was Anne Keothavong who was Britain's darling on day four of the Wimbledon championships.