Sports News and Bookmarking - Submitted news en Kobe doesn't pull off late-game heroics this time <p>Kobe Bryant launched his free throw, like so many thousands upon thousands before, and held his follow through as if desperately hoping that perfect form, even with the ball gone and on its way, would will it into the hoop.</p> Bryant Jerry Buss Kobe Bryant NBA nba Wed, 10 Jun 2009 11:51:59 +0000 admin 52669 at Rodger Federer opts out of the Halle's ATP tournament <p>Rodger Federer has announced that he will not defend his title at the Halle's ATP tournament this season.The world number two has admitted that exhaustion has forced him out of the tournament claimed his 14th grand slam title at the French open on Sunday with a straight set victory over Robin Soderling.</p> Halle&#039;s ATP Rodger Federer Tennis Tennis tournament Wed, 10 Jun 2009 11:49:00 +0000 admin 52668 at Trott strikes gold in Canet <p>Wendy Trott is the golden girl of South Africa's swimming team after powering her way to victory in the 800m freestyle final on the opening night of the three-day Mare Nostrum gala in Canet, France, on Tuesday.</p> golden girl Olympics swimming team Wendy Trott Wed, 10 Jun 2009 11:40:47 +0000 admin 52667 at Tyson marries his new love <p>Mike Tyson has married for a third time, two weeks after his 4-year-old daughter died in a tragic treadmill accident.</p> Chapel La Bella Mike Tyson Boxing Wed, 10 Jun 2009 11:35:22 +0000 admin 52666 at Bolt set for 100m in Toronto <p>Triple Olympic champion Usain Bolt will warm up for a European campaign focused on the August World Championships by contesting the 100m at the inaugural Festival of Excellence athletics meeting on Thursday.</p> 100m 2000 Olympic Bernard Williams Olympics Usain Bolt Wed, 10 Jun 2009 11:28:31 +0000 admin 52665 at Cycling: Capital duo in fine shape for Grand Prix <p>CAPITAL cyclists David Martin and Nicky Hall laid down markers ahead of this weekend's Edinburgh Grand Prix when both boosted their title challenge in last night's round of the DHL Meadowbank National Track League.</p> David Martin DHL Meadowbank Nicky Hall Olympics Wed, 10 Jun 2009 11:25:50 +0000 admin 52664 at Boxing: Magnificent Mackintosh too hot for Hutchison in Leith <p>TEN-TIMES London Road Foundry champion Scott Mackintosh produced a superb display to beat Goldenacre's Colin Hutchison 21-7 at Leith BC and reach the Singles final of the District 11 national championships.</p> Colin Hutchison Goldenacre&#039;s Scott Mackintosh Boxing Wed, 10 Jun 2009 11:22:25 +0000 admin 52663 at Athletics: Yet another best for Child <p>PITREAVIE'S Eilidh Child improved her best for the fourth time this season and secured the UK A qualifying standard for the World Championships in Berlin in August when she finished a brilliant second in 55.46 secs in the 400 metres hurdles at the Josef Odlozil Memorial Meeting in Prague last night.</p> Eilidh Josef Odlozil Olympics olympics Wed, 10 Jun 2009 11:19:25 +0000 admin 52662 at Nadal doubt lifts Murray's chances for Wimbledon <p>ANDY Murray kicks off his grasscourt season today as the No1 seed at the Aegon Championships in London, a result of the withdrawal through injury of defending champion Rafael Nadal.</p> Aegon Championships Andy Murray Rafael Nadal Tennis Wed, 10 Jun 2009 11:12:24 +0000 admin 52661 at Dutch dream over after Pakistan progress <p>PAKISTAN beat the Netherlands by 82 runs at Lord's yesterday to ensure their passage through to the Super Eights stage of the Twenty20 World Cup.</p> Alexei Kervezee Kamran Akmal Twenty20 World Cup Cricket Wed, 10 Jun 2009 11:06:34 +0000 admin 52660 at Speedway: Jonasson quits Monarchs in wake of Campbell rift <p>THOMAS JONASSON last night effectively quit Edinburgh Scotwaste Monarchs after putting the brakes on his UK racing career.</p> lucrative Polish League Motor Sports THOMAS JONASSON UK racing Wed, 10 Jun 2009 11:03:23 +0000 admin 52659 at Bell lures Swinburn north to Hamilton <p>Park's reputation for top prizes was enhanced when Ballydoyle's Aidan O'Brien saddled his first runner in Lanarkshire in the Glasgow Stakes last month, and tonight another former Derby winner Walter Swinburn ventures into new territory by aiming Haarth Sovereign at the Lanark Silver Bell.</p> Aidan O&#039;Brien HAMILTON Park&#039;s Lanark Silver Bell. Olympics Wed, 10 Jun 2009 10:41:03 +0000 admin 52658 at Mike Aitken: Success feels 'weird' for Drysdale <p>HAVING already earned more prize money in six months, in excess of 280,000, than during any other full season since he turned professional 14 years ago, it's little wonder Dunbar's David Drysdale feels a weight has been lifted from his shoulders as he looks forward to competing against the world's best golfers this summer.</p> Drysdale Dunbar&#039;s David Drysdal Golf tournament golf Wed, 10 Jun 2009 10:37:14 +0000 admin 52657 at British and Irish Lions: Injured Leigh Halfpenny ruled out of tour <p>WALES winger Leigh Halfpenny's British and Irish Lions tour is over, it was confirmed today.</p> Cardiff player Halfpenny&#039;s WALES winger Leigh NFL Wed, 10 Jun 2009 10:33:40 +0000 admin 52656 at SFA chief says Scottish game will survive Setanta crisis <p>THE SFA's acting president Campbell Ogilvie believes Scottish football will withstand the impact of Setanta's anticipated demise but admits some clubs could be casualties of the crisis engulfing the broadcaster.</p> Campbell Ogilvie Setanta&#039;s Soccer SPL Wed, 10 Jun 2009 10:30:14 +0000 admin 52655 at Perez makes Ronaldo next move <p>Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has set his sights on signing Cristiano Ronaldo after completing a move for Kaka.</p> AC Milan playmaker Kaka Ronaldo. NFL Wed, 10 Jun 2009 10:24:34 +0000 admin 52654 at Mia St. John Launches Multi-City Book Tour in NYC <p>A pioneer of women's professional boxing whose career has spanned more than a decade, Mia Rosales-St. John literally fought her way to the top</p> Boxing Mia Rosales St. John Boxing Wed, 10 Jun 2009 10:20:37 +0000 admin 52653 at Terpstra wins Dauphine Libere stage three <p>Niki Terpstra of the Netherlands won the third stage of the Dauphine Libere race from Tournus to Saint Etienne on Tuesday and took the leader's yellow jersey from Australian Cadel Evans.</p> Cadel Evans. Dauphine Libere Niki Terpstra Olympics Wed, 10 Jun 2009 10:16:01 +0000 admin 52652 at Mickelson set for emotional return <p>World number two Phil Mickelson can expect an emotional welcome from players, caddies and fans when he returns to the PGA Tour for this week's St. Jude Classic.</p> Golf PGA TOUR Phil Mickelson St. Jude Classic. Wed, 10 Jun 2009 10:12:41 +0000 admin 52651 at Mdledle fired up for Confed Cup <p>Orlando Pirates left-back Innocent Mdledle has promised Bafana Bafana coach Joel Santana he will not let the country down if he should select him for the opening Confederations Cup Group A clash against Iraq at Ellis Park on Sunday. Kick-off is at 4pm live on SS3.</p> Bafana Bafana coach Joe Confederations Cup Joel Santana Soccer Wed, 10 Jun 2009 10:08:33 +0000 admin 52650 at