Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Mon, 2011-10-03 09:54
THE mountain kingdom of Swaziland played host to the 2011 Confederation of African Athletics Southern Region (CAA SR) half-marathon the previous weekend, where former Namibian Sportswoman of the year, Beata Naigambo, victoriously crossed the finish line as champion in the senior women’s category.
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Mon, 2011-10-03 09:26
RELENTLESS Wales racked up their biggest World Cup winning margin by running in nine tries in a 66-0 thrashing of a disjointed Fiji at the Waikato Stadium yesterday to confidently march into the quarter-finals.
The point they required to finish second in Pool D behind holders South Africa was sealed by halftime with a four-try bonus point but the Welsh continued to press in the second half to send a warning to their last eight opponents and Ireland, who they play in Wellington on Saturday. Read more about Wales thrash hapless Fiji to march into last eight
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Mon, 2011-10-03 09:24
THE 2011 edition of Rugby’s Premier event is heading into the quarter- final stages after the group games were completed this weekend. Rugby enthusiasts have been treated to some spectacular action during the three weeks since the start of the World Cup. Here are some action pictures from the last group matches, where traditional powerhouses like Australia, England and New Zealnd all qualified for the quarters while France did likewise despite losing to Tonga (Middle) Read more about Rugby World Cup reaches knock-out stages
MIDWEEK European disappointment for both Manchester clubs could lead to United and City taking out their frustrations on Premier League lesser lights Norwich City and Blackburn Rovers respectively on Saturday.
Norwich, who have eased up into mid-table after back-to-back wins, should be in for a testing time against the league leaders at Old Trafford where Alex Ferguson will have made it quite clear that a second successive slip-up will not be tolerated. Read more about United, City eye League redemption