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Apr 25, 2014

Unheralded Ratzenberger, gone but never forgotten

LONDON (Reuters) – Perhaps Roland Ratzenberger was always destined to be an understudy. As a Formula One driver and a man, however, he more than deserved his share of the limelight.

Twenty-four hours after Ratzenberger was killed during practice for the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix, three-times world champion Ayrton Senna died in the race and, in the outpouring of grief for the Brazilian which followed, the Austrian was almost forgotten.

Apr 25, 2014

Motor racing-Unheralded Ratzenberger, gone but never forgotten

LONDON, April 25 (Reuters) – Perhaps Roland Ratzenberger was always destined to be an understudy. As a Formula One driver and a man, however, he more than deserved his share of the limelight.

Twenty-fours hours after Ratzenberger was killed during practice for the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix, three-times world champion Ayrton Senna died in the race and, in the outpouring of grief for the Brazilian which followed, the Austrian was almost forgotten.

Apr 23, 2014

Analysis – United must move fast with vital window looming

LONDON (Reuters) – Manchester United must move quickly to appoint a new manager and give him maximum time to operate in what will be a critical transfer window for the club.

A season of abject failure under David Moyes brought a swift end to the former Everton manager’s reign at Old Trafford and United will have to act equally decisively to install the right man to try to revive their fortunes.

Apr 23, 2014

United must move fast with vital window looming

LONDON (Reuters) – Manchester United must move quickly to appoint a new manager and give him maximum time to operate in what will be a critical transfer window for the club.

A season of abject failure under David Moyes brought a swift end to the former Everton manager’s reign at Old Trafford and United will have to act equally decisively to install the right man to try to revive their fortunes.

Apr 23, 2014

Soccer-United must move fast with vital window looming

LONDON, April 23 (Reuters) – Manchester United must move quickly to appoint a new manager and give him maximum time to operate in what will be a critical transfer window for the club.

A season of abject failure under David Moyes brought a swift end to the former Everton manager’s reign at Old Trafford and United will have to act equally decisively to install the right man to try to revive their fortunes.

Apr 5, 2014

Inspired Munster rout Toulouse, Clermont edge Leicester

LONDON (Reuters) – Munster produced a typically inspired performance at their beloved Thomond Park to overwhelm Toulouse 47-23 in an emotionally-charged Heineken Cup quarter-final in Limerick on Saturday.

Clermont Auvergne restored French pride with a gritty 22-16 win over Leicester and English Premiership leaders Saracens overcame 14-man Ulster 17-15 in an epic battle in Belfast.

Apr 5, 2014

Rugby-Inspired Munster rout Toulouse, Clermont edge Leicester

LONDON, April 5 (Reuters) – Munster produced a typically inspired performance at their beloved Thomond Park to overwhelm Toulouse 47-23 in an emotionally-charged Heineken Cup quarter-final in Limerick on Saturday.

Clermont Auvergne restored French pride with a gritty 22-16 win over Leicester and English Premiership leaders Saracens overcame 14-man Ulster 17-15 in an epic battle in Belfast.

Mar 31, 2014

Shambolic England face huge rebuilding operation

LONDON (Reuters) – Humbled 5-0 in the Ashes and overwhelmed in the one-day series in Australia, England’s dismal winter ended in total ignominy when they bowed out of the World Twenty20 with an embarrassing 45-run defeat by the Netherlands on Monday.

England have lost 20 out of 25 international matches since flying into Australia in October and their new coach, due to be appointed next month, faces a huge task to restore morale and build a new team in all formats of the game.

Mar 31, 2014

Cricket-Shambolic England face huge rebuilding operation

LONDON, March 31 (Reuters) – Humbled 5-0 in the Ashes and overwhelmed in the one-day series in Australia, England’s dismal winter ended in total ignominy when they bowed out of the World Twenty20 with an embarrassing 45-run defeat by the Netherlands on Monday.

England have lost 20 out of 25 international matches since flying into Australia in October and their new coach, due to be appointed next month, faces a huge task to restore morale and build a new team in all formats of the game.

Mar 15, 2014

Rugby-Six Nations delivers high drama and substance once again

LONDON, March 15 (Reuters) – The Six Nations Championship delivered in spades once again as Ireland claimed the title with a nerve-shredding 22-20 win over France in the final match to clinch the trophy on points difference from England.

Fifteen games of high intensity boiled up into a fitting finale as Brian O’Driscoll bowed out of the international stage by helping Ireland secure only their second victory in France in 42 years.