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Our batting let us down, says Brendon McCullum

Brendon McCullum blamed his team`s batsmen New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum blamed his team`s batsmen for the 10-run defeat against England in a rain-hit Champions Trophy group match which severely jeopardised their chances of making the semifinals. “It was a huge moment for us but we let the opportunity pass,” he said in a post-match chat. New Zealand lost half …

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International Football’s 10 Greatest Gut-Wrenchers

International football has had plenty of outrageously tense moments — from the English-denied goal against Germany in the 2006 World Cup to Barcelona’s 5-0 win over Real Madrid in 2010. Although this list could go on forever, there are two primary limiters: One, they must be international matches. There’s no point in looking at an upset in the last minutes …

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Marussia gives Ellinas first F1 test

Formula 1 team Marussia has handed Tio Ellinas of Cyprus Formula 1 team Marussia has handed Tio Ellinas of Cyprus his first Formula 1 test. The Marussia young driver programme member Ellinas will conduct a scheduled straight-line aerodynamic evaluation with the team at United Kingdom`s Kemble Airfield Tuesday. The 21-year-old Cypriot is now in his second season competing with Marussia …

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Goal-line technology makes international debut at the Confederations Cup

Goal-line technology makes international debut A goal-line call going the wrong way is not uncommon in international football. It happened in 1966, when Geoff Hurst’s extra-time goal was called in by the referee, and again in 2010, when Frank Lampard’s goal bound shot was disallowed. The on-field referee has always found it difficult to decide whether a ball has crossed …

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3 Reasons Why Golfing Is More Exercise Than You Think

Most people regard golfing as just a form of exercise that senior citizens and CEOs do. In their eyes, it’s more a form of relaxation than a real workout. It’s true that many people play golf as a way to de-stress, and they enjoy the comforts of the game: the golf court, the caddie hauling your clubs, the refreshments, etc. …

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