Ryder Cup liveblog

September 27, 2012

Our live blog will bring you all the latest news, photos and video from golf’s Ryder Cup in Medinah, Illinois as United States battle holders Europe.

Don’t write off the old continent just yet

December 15, 2011

By Alan Baldwin

Speaking about the Formula One calendar and the continuing expansion to east and west, the sport’s commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone declared this month that Europe was “finished“.

Ryder Cup — LIVE

October 2, 2010

Join us at Celtic Manor for shot-by-shot coverage of Europe v the U.S. as the final extra session on Monday decides who wins the Ryder Cup.

Why the Ryder Cup is so special

October 1, 2010

GOLF-RYDER/My love affair with the Ryder Cup began in 1969 when my first golfing hero, Tony Jacklin, was involved in a memorable halved match with Jack Nicklaus that saw the American great sportingly concede a three-foot putt at the last hole.

Rest for Woods should be a worry for Europe

September 15, 2010

GOLF/Tiger Woods’s failure to qualify for the Tour Championship finale in Atlanta next week could spell bad news for Europe’s Ryder Cup team.

Woods gets nod for Ryder Cup

September 7, 2010

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Tiger Woods was named as one of four wildcard picks for next month’s Ryder Cup by United States captain Corey Pavin on Tuesday.

Europeans seek breakthrough at U.S. Open

June 18, 2010

RTR2FBSD[1]westwood smallEurope’s undistinguished record at the U.S. Open over the last 40 years has been puzzling to say the very least but several signs indicate it could change for the better at Pebble Beach this week.

Six of the best for Europe as Ryder Cup approaches

January 26, 2010

GOLF/Could the balance of power in world golf be shifting from the U.S. to Europe at the start of Ryder Cup year? Americans have traditionally dominated the upper echelons of the rankings but German Martin Kaymer and Briton Ian Poulter’s one-two finish in the Abu Dhabi Championship on Sunday lifted the pair into the world’s top-10 for the first time.

from Reuters Soccer Blog:

Why Norway look doomed in World Cup playoff race

October 8, 2009

Europe's 53 national teams have been split into nine groups with the winners of each qualifying directly for South Africa. The best eight runners-up will play off among themselves over two legs next month for the remaining four slots. The runner-up with the worst record will miss out on a playoff berth entirely.

from Reuters Soccer Blog:

Americans fall for soccer but can MLS cash in?

July 30, 2009

The US national team beat European champions Spain in the Confederations Cup and give Brazil a scare in the final. In the NFL heartland of Baltimore, 71,000 turn out to watch Chelsea v AC Milan.