The Italian Scuderia, Ferrari, will celebrate its 800th formula one race on Sunday at the Turkish Grand Prix after first appearing on the scene over 60 years ago in Monaco. The oldest team on the grid, Ferrari has been branded a ‘family,’ both by insiders and onlookers; with former champion Michael Schumacher claiming that, “a part of my heart will always be red."
Venus Williams is successfully through to the third round at Roland Garros following victory over Spain's Arantxa Parra Santonja. The world number two caused more of a stir however with her controversial choice of a black lace dress and skin coloured underwear as her attire for the match.
Both 1st and 3rd seeds Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic successfully avoided upsets in their respective first round matches at Roland Garros. Brit Andy Murry also progressed to the second round, albeit in a tough 5-setter against French favourite Richard Gasquet.
The Volkswagen Group could be set to buck the recent trend of car manufacturers by ‘entering’ into the Formula One racing arena. The Volkswagen Motorsport hierarchy has stipulated that the group may be set to enter the fray as early as 2013 providing engine regulations and restrictions are clarified suitably by the FIA.
Argentine striker Diego Milito scored both goals as Italian champions Internazionale beat Germany’s Bayern Munich 2-0 in the Champions League final at the Santiago Bernabeu in Madrid on Saturday.
Tiger Woods has added the British Open Championships to his playing schedule for this year, despite still recuperating from a neck injury that forced him out of the recent Players Championships.
South Africa police and elite security personnel reassured fans about their safety concerns for the impending World Cup on Sunday. The specialised police personnel staged a somewhat entertaining display of various planned security procedures and manoeuvres in front of a joyous Johannesburg crowd.
South Africa resoundingly thrashed a weakened Thailand team whop proceeded to play on the back foot from the opening whistle. The 4-0 win equals the Bafana Bafana’s biggest ever winning margin and successfully launched their run-up to the World Cup Finals.
The 7th International Arm-Wrestling Championships were held in Pattaya on Saturday. Over 80 competitors, both Thai and foreign, were in attendance to compete for the Pattaya Mayor Cup in three separate weight divisions.
At a recent meeting of the Thai Windsurfing Association in Pattaya the main topics for discussion surrounded the rescheduling of the Thai Windsurfing Championships along with the prospects of the participants in regards to achieving gold at the impending Asian Games in China.
A revolutionary new stadium design has been unveiled by a local Liverpool business consortium on Monday. The proposal would see the construction of a twin stadium to house bitter footballing rivals Everton FC and Liverpool FC.
Red Bulls Australian driver Mark Webber successfully converted his pole position into a race win at the Spanish Grand Prix on Sunday. The win was only his third in a long and at time controversial career.
A so called ‘rowdy’ spectator at the ongoing Players Championship on Friday has been tasered by police officers after allegedly attempting to resist arrest.
McLaren Formula One driver Jenson Button revealed his surprise at the inherent speed coming out of the Red Bull manufacturer’s garage, whilst in testing for the upcoming Barcelona Grand Prix. Button and teammate Hamilton have both voiced concerns over their McLaren setups for the impending grand prix despite both finishing yesterdays testing with impressive lap times.
Ideal sailing conditions greeted competitors for the final day of racing at Pattaya’s ‘Top of the Gulf Regatta’ as the Australian outfit ‘Evolution Racing’ took home top honours ahead of the heavily backed Beneteau 44.7 ‘Ichi Ban.’
After a second day of races that was significantly hampered by the wind, or lack thereof, the third day of racing at Pattaya’s ‘Top of the Gulf Regatta’ was an outstanding success, with conditions regarded by most as some of the best ever experienced in the gulf of Thailand.
Champion boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr successfully preserved his unbeaten record on Saturday, winning his much anticipated bout against fellow American veteran Shane Mosley.
Brilliant sunshine and a moderate wind ensured the start of racing at this year's Top of the Gulf Regatta was a success with championship favourite ‘Ichi Ban’ just one of the beneficiaries of the perfect race conditions.
Leading sailors from around the Asia-pacific region have descended on Pattaya to take part in the annual ‘Top of the Gulf Regatta,’ part of the Thai World Championships.
In only his second tournament since his comeback to golf, Tiger Woods struggled to an opening round score of 2-over at the Quail Hollow Championships on Thursday.