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Other Sport 17 Apr 2004 | 12:00 AM

Dortmund seek revenge

In a season of many lows Borussia Dortmund's loyal followers would view ruining arch rivals Bayern Munich's chances of retaining their German crown as an undoubted highpoint when the two powerhouses meet today at the Westfalen Stadium.

Other Sport 13 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

Man-of-the-match to receive beer-style trophy

UEFA president Lennart Johansson unveiled a draught beer-font shaped man-of-the-match award for the European Championship which started Saturday.

Other Sport 10 Sep 2004 | 12:00 AM

A red carpet home coming for Schumacher

World champion Michael Schumacher is hoping to celebrate his seventh world title success properly here this weekend by winning the Italian Grand Prix in front of his Ferrari team's legendary fans.

Other Sport 21 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM

Rogge: Stop the bidding war

Olympic president Jacques Rogge has warned the five cities hoping to stage the 2012 Games to steer clear of igniting a bidding war.

Other Sport 19 Jun 2005 | 12:00 AM

Serena no longer alone at the top

THERE was a time when Serena Williams was the clear-cut favourite at every tournament she entered, no matter the surface, no matter the field, and no matter how devoted she was to tennis.

Other Sport 23 Jun 2005 | 12:00 AM

Maradona feted and honoured by Argentine Congress

Cheering Argentine lawmakers feted Diego Maradona with a red carpet ceremony in Congress on Tuesday to honour him for his sporting accomplishments.

Other Sport 29 Jun 2005 | 12:00 AM

Lance’s successes boost US cycling

B>WASHINGTON: /B>Nine years ago, most ordinary Americans would have asked 'Lance who?' if you had mentioned Lance Armstrong.

Other Sport 14 Jan 2006 | 12:00 AM

Blake wins fourth ATP tournament, takes Sydney title

SYDNEY, Australia: James Blake's lack of court time in the Sydney International paid dividends Saturday on a hot and steamy afternoon at the former Olympic tennis site.

Other Sport 21 May 2006 | 12:00 AM

Swiss village rolls out the red carpet for Samba boys

If Brazil's football team succeed in winning a sixth World Cup title in July, the lack of pig smells in a small Swiss village might just have something to do with it.

Other Sport 06 Jun 2006 | 12:00 AM

German town gets Saudi royal treatment

The tranquil German town of Bad Nauheim, 40km north of Frankfurt, rolled out the red carpet for a royal guest when Saudi Arabia destroyed its local team in a one-sided World Cup warm-up on Sunday.