Murray climbs rankings despite media pressure

May 5, 2009

Andy Murray will go where no British man has ever gone before — next Monday he will become the first Briton to climb to third in the ATP rankings.

O’Connell to skipper Irish-heavy Lions

By Reuters Staff
April 21, 2009

Ireland lock Paul O’Connell was named captain of the British and Irish Lions on Tuesday when coach Ian McGeechan announced his squad to tour South Africa next month.

France in line to spoil Welsh party

February 27, 2009

lievremontWales fans are getting a bit ahead of themselves if they are looking towards a final-day Six Nations grand slam showdown with Ireland – there is the little matter of France in Paris to deal with first.Wales are on form and chasing a second successive grand slam. France are all over the place and coach Marc Lievremont has thrown fans another curve ball with his latest eccentric selections.