[credit provider=”AP Photo/Fernando Vergara”] THIS MIGHT BE hard to believe, but the Saudi Aranbian mutaween (moral police) aren’t huge fans of Christian iconography. They’re also not really that into tattoos, either.So, when Juan Pablo Pino, a Columbian-born footballer currently plying his trade in the Saudi domestic league, decided to bear […]
IN A MOMENT that is destined to form part of those Question of Sport ‘What Happened Next’ features, a football match was abandoned after a linesman was struck by a roll of paper thrown from the crowd.
[credit provider=”Wikipedia”] FORMER WORLD RALLY champion Colin McRae died alongside three others, including two young children, one of whom was his son, in a helicopter crash in Lanarkshire four years ago.Today, the Scottish judiciary published the results of its investigation into the accident, including the provocative conclusion that it was […]
[credit provider=”my movie spot” url=”http://www.mymoviespot.com/?p=353″] MOST PEOPLE HAVE nothing but positive associations with their first hole-in-one, but for Minnesota teenager Andrew Vold, memories of that first ace will be always be tainted by his recollection of the frustrating legal battle it prompted and the summer of high school competition it […]
[credit provider=”Wikipedia”] DERVAL O’ROURKE’S quest to win a Championship medal has begun, as preparations intensify ahead of the 100m Hurdles Heats on Friday morning (2.20am Irish time).Writing on her official blog, O’Rourke expressed excitement at the prospect of competing, while outlining an extensive list of essentials she has packed for […]
[credit provider=”© Garth Milan/Red Bull Media House North America, Inc.”] AH, THE PERKS of being famous — like not having to queue to get into places. Or being able to take Formula 1 cars for a test drive.Now that the filming of the undoubtedly brilliant Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol is […]
[credit provider=”AP”] He might be tumbling down the rankings in the areas that actually matter, but Tiger Woods is still number one on a slightly less desirable list.Last week, the 14-time Major champion topped the polls in the Miami New Times’ list of the stingiest celebrity tippers, beating Madonna ($18 tip […]
[credit provider=”Wikipedia”] DEFENDING CHAMPION KIM Clijsters has pulled out of the upcoming US Open with a stomach muscle injury.The Belgian has been beset by injury troubles since winning the Australian Open earlier this year, and missed this summer’s Wimbledon tournament with an ankle problem.