Has ‘Bubba golf’ got the legs for world domination?

April 11, 2012

Inspired by Bubba Watson’s brilliance, beautifully encapsulated in that wedge from the pine needles on Augusta’s feared 10th hole en route to winning the Masters on Sunday, I took to the range for a good old clout of the golf ball rather than worrying about a textbook swing.

Joy, fear and expectation: Reuters Sportswrap runs the gamut

October 9, 2009

 

Join us on Sportswrap this week for a look back at the historic decision to award the Olympics to South America for the first time, the imminent danger facing Argentine football and the now familiar sight of the NBA in London.

Olympics 2016 decision day: live blog

October 2, 2009

Join us for our live blog on the day of the decision for the 2016 Olympic Games, with Chicago, Madrid, Rio de Janeiro and Tokyo the four candidate cities.
Comments are open, so please give us your views and predictions, and we have a poll running, so give us your vote as well!

Will the Obama effect win the 2016 Games for Chicago?

September 30, 2009

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Michelle Obama arrived in Copenhagen on Wednesday to begin a significant lobbying effort for Chicago’s bid for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games, with her husband expected to join her on the day of Friday’s vote.

Boyz II Men risk a Barack-ing over Tokyo Olympic support

August 4, 2009

boyzAsk not what you can do for your country … ask its direct competitor if it wants any help with its Olympic bid.