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Murray wins in Shanghai to overtake Federer in rankings

The victory completed a stunning Asian hat-trick for Murray and allowed the seemingly unstoppable Scot to leapfrog 16-times grand-slam champion Federer into third sport to secure his career-best end-of-year world ranking.Murray’s 25th victory from 26 matches sends Federer out of … Continue reading

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Venus descends with first round Wimbledon defeat

It was the former world number one’s earliest loss at Wimbledon since she went out in the first round on her debut here in 1997 and, following her second-round defeat at Roland Garros last month, must raise questions about the … Continue reading

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Bolt brand has unique appeal for sponsors

,football boots Bolt looks certain to improve on annual earnings of $20 million after retaining his 100 meters Olympic title and the world record on Sunday night. He needs a higher profile in the United States to join the ranks … Continue reading

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Djokovic fends off gallant Hewitt to make

The 30-year-old Hewitt rode the crowd’s emotion at the packed Rod Laver Arena to poach a set off the world number one before going down fighting 6-1 6-3 4-6 6-3.Defending champion Djokovic had not lost a set in the whole … Continue reading

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Swimming- London marks redemption for rebel sprinter

Not many of his U.S. team mates have worked in a tattoo parlour, played guitar in a band called Weapons of Mass Destruction or had a near-death experience on a motorcycle while trying to evade the police.Twelve years after he … Continue reading

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