The Open Has Opened At A Royal Birkdale

United States In The Lead After Day 1 At Birkdale Jordan Spieth from America is off to a dream start, having moved into a share of the lead with fellow American Brooks Koepka.  Spieth shot a flawless five-under-65 during the opening round of the 146th Royal Open Birkdale.  Spieth seemed ….

Teams Baker And Kent Prepping For Caulfield

High Hopes For Team Murray Baker Murray Baker is a man who needs no introduction, especially not in horse racing circles, having consistently produced stellar results on the horse racing track for the last two decades.  Baker has saddled up over 100 winners at stake level, with more than a ….

George Bennett Withdraws From Tour

Kiwi George Bennett Abandons Ship Kiwi George Bennett has been forced to abandon his hope of becoming the overall best placed New Zealander yet in the history of the Tour de France, by having to withdraw during the 16th Stage on Tuesday due to illness.   Bennett described the disappointment of ….

Federer A True Study At Beating The Odds

Federer Bags Number 8 Wimbledon Title Roger Federer has done it again: having been ranked in 16th position a mere 6 months ago, with all 15 players above him having been his junior, he made his way through match after gruelling match – eventually walking away King of the Courts ….

Stage 15 Uphill Battle For Kiwi Hope Bennett

The Jumble Of Emotions That Is George Bennett Stage 13 of the 2017 Tour de France was nothing short of an emotional rollercoaster – or should we say montagne russe émotionnelle – for Kiwi pro-cyclist George Bennett.  The day initially kicked off on a positive note when cycling’s judiciary body ….

Ryan Fox To Join Royal Birkdale Open

Ryan Fox To Join Michael Hendry At Birkdale 2017 It’s official: Kiwi pro-golfer Ryan Fox is teeing off at The 146th Open Royal Birkdale.  When asked what it felt like to have qualified to play in such a prestigious event, all round nice guy Fox replied that he was relishing ….

Champion’s Tour Money List 2017

It’s All About The Money Brightest stars in the golfing sky with diamonds – this may have been an apt and befitting description of the players resident in the top 3 positions on the Champion’s Tour Money List 2017 – had the elegy been authored by The Beatles, of course.   ….

Froome Loses Yellow To Aru during 12th Stage

Yellow Belongs To New Leader Chris Froome will probably not remember Stage 12 of the 2017 Tour de France as his best yet – because, well, it wasn’t.  Froome had to give up the yellow on Thursday, and to none other than Italian cycling champ Fabio Aru, after fighting a ….

Mayweather & McGregor At It In Toronto

Controversial Run Up to McGregor/Mayweather Fight Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor were at it again at last night’s press conference in Toronto, Canada.  The duo assailed the ears of fans with colourful profanities and even swung the insult bat at match event organisers, Showtime. Ever since the announcement was made ….

State of Origin Game 3 Last Minute Threats

Has Fate Spoken Prematurely? Fullback Billy Slater was responsible for waves of shock and scare rolling through camp Maroons after being the unfortunate victim of a painful ankle injury on Sunday.  The 28-Origin veteran is one of the key players in the series decider, taking place at the Suncorp Stadium ….