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Football 28 Mar 2014 | 12:47 AM

Assistant Keane urged to recall Ireland by 'dead' grandmother

(Reuters) - Ireland assistant manager Roy Keane has been asked to recall Stephen Ireland to the national side by the grandmother he falsely claimed had died.

Tennis 09 Jan 2017 | 6:40 AM

Argentine grandmother revives tennis dream at 83

Buenos Aires (AFP) - Ana Obarrio de Pereyra Iraola's dream of becoming a tennis star was put on hold in 1949 when her husband stopped her playing.

Other Sport 06 Sep 2005 | 12:00 AM

My grandmother cluld play for the USA, says La Volpe

Mexico's coach Ricardo La Volpe described the United States as a little team which his grandmother could play for following his side's 2-0 defeat on Saturday, local media said.

Football 22 Sep 2014 | 2:37 AM

Florenzi booked for hugging grandmother as Roma win again

MILAN (Reuters) - AS Roma striker Alessandro Florenzi was booked for running into the stands to hug his 82-year-old grandmother after scoring in their 2-0 win over Cagliari in Serie A on Sunday.

Swimming 15 Mar 2016 | 11:09 AM

Listen to you grandmother's advice and you'll do well!

SHAH ALAM: Sabah’s Janetty Fabian is proof that listening to your grandmother’s advice is worthwhile.

Athletics 17 Aug 2017 | 2:12 AM

South Africa's Pistorius allowed out of prison for grandmother's funeral

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Oscar Pistorius, the South African Paralympic gold medallist serving a six-year jail term for murdering his girlfriend, was allowed out of prison on Wednesday to attend his maternal grandmother's funeral, correctional services said on Wednesday.

Other Sport 22 Nov 2005 | 12:00 AM

‘Grandmother’ of gymnastics defies age

In most sports, reaching the age of 30 often signals impending retirement, particularly in the physically demanding world of gymnastics where many competitors are in their teens.

Other Sport 06 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM

Athletics: Teary Sanchez fulfils promise to late grandma

LONDON (Reuters) - Felix Sanchez fulfilled a promise he made to his late grandmother who raised him when he found the strength in his creaking legs to turn back the clock and regain the Olympic 400 metres hurdles title on Monday.

Diving 31 May 2014 | 6:28 PM

Bitah’s good luck charm inspires her to two golds

KANGAR: National diver Nur Dhabitah Sabri’s grandmother may just be her lucky charm when it comes to the Malaysia Games (Sukma).