Roger Federer has described his Australian Open triumph as a ‘fairytale’ after beating Rafael Nadal to complete an incredible comeback following six months out with injury.
ROMFORD, England — At the greyhound track in Romford the mood is tense. “Think big,” one racecourse employee breathes into my ear, referring not to life in general but to dog No.
Graeme McDowell believes Tiger Woods’ busy early-season schedule is good indication that the 14-time major champion could still challenge at the top level.
Tiger Woods returns to the European Tour at this week’s Omega Dubai Desert Classic, a tournament which has seen the 14-time major champion produce some memorable moments.
Barry Cowan insists Roger Federer has “that inner belief that all great champions have” after the great Swiss fought back in the deciding set to see off his great rival Rafael Nadal and claim an historic fifth Australian Open title.
The petition asks for the official state visit to be rejected “because it would cause embarrassment to Her Majesty the Queen.” “America is a huge important ally. We have to think long term,” a Downing Street source told the BBC.
KINSHASA Two military helicopters crashed in a strife-torn part of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo with at least four crew members on board, authorities said on Monday. Government spokesman Lambert Mende told Reuters it was not clear what brought down the helicopters on Friday in North Kivu province near the borders with Rwanda and Uganda.
On Sunday, a Turkish warship carrying Chief of General Staff Hulusi Akar, as well as army, navy, and air force commanders sailed past the uninhabited rocky islets of Imia – known as Kardak in Turkey – in the Aegean Sea, Daily Sabah reported.
The two men detained on Sunday had somehow gained entry into the BAE Systems site in Warton, where the planes were reportedly awaiting departure. The men – Reverend Dan Woodhouse, a Methodist minister in Leeds, and Sam Walton, a Quaker – say their actions were intended to “save lives,” in a statement on Facebook.
YANGON Human rights group Amnesty International and a thinktank have urged Myanmar to investigate the apparent assassination of prominent Muslim lawyer Ko Ni, whose shooting at Yangon airport shocked the Southeast Asian nation.