Mission accomplished for Hungarian Katinka Hosszu who claimed four more victories today for an overall tally of eight gold and one bronze medal. It is a premiere at a FINA Swimming World Cup meet that a swimmers registers so many wins in a single stage. Moreover, Hosszu smashed her eleventh World record in the heats in the women's 100m IM in 56.86 (she clocked 57.75 in the final). Hosszu becomes the first woman to go under 57 seconds. Still in the heats, Hosszu equalled in the women's 100m backstroke her European record set in Doha in 55.38, 15 hundredths of a second slower than Sakai's World record (55.23 in 2009 in Berlin) before settling for a time of 55.77 in the final.
Former All-Ireland winner and sports psychologist Enda McNulty has suggested that the "hype machine" that surrounded Dublin was an important factor in their SFC semi-final loss to Donegal.
Peter Moores says England are looking for the right balance as his side target a draw in the one-day series with India to build momentum ahead of next year’s World Cup.
Coach Darren Lehmann emerged embarrassed and frustrated, after Australia slipped to an historic three-wicket defeat at the hands of Zimbabwe in Sunday's key tri-series fixture at the Harare Sports Club.
West Midlands & Wales match fishing results – Preston Innovations Matchman of the Year qualifiers for Aug 30/31, 2014
Here are the Preston Innovations Matchman of the Year Qualifiers, Aug.30-31 - tables are exclusively in the magazine. There's some terrific match fishing content in Angler's Mail this week, including what you see in the trailer below... * Barford AA, River Avon, Barford, Warks. Sat, 30. Tony Avery (Sensas Portway) 17-11-0, two bream on poled caster plus …Continue reading »
Rob Tinnion was by far the UK & Ireland's biggest winner on Sunday thanks to taking down the PokerStars Sunday Million for almost $214,000. Share:
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East Mids & East Anglia match fishing results – Preston Innovations Matchman of the Year qualifiers for Aug 30/31, 2014
* Lake View Fishery, Holwell, Leics. Sun. 30, Canal, Serpent and Lagoon lakes. Shaun Huggins (Dynamite Baits) 127-11-0, carp, pellet …Continue reading »
Senior Kerry footballers have paid tribute to the younger members of the squad who stepped up to the plate to help the Kingdom to another All-Ireland final.