The Slazenger England Hockey League fixtures for the 2007/08 season were released today. The season will begin on 15 September when the Womenâ€™s National North and South teams take to the stage. The Premier Divisions begin on Saturday 22 September (women)
In their last three meetings with New Zealand, England have failed to register a win, but they atoned for that record by making a winning start to their Champions Challenge campaign over their higher seeded counterparts.
Suzann Petterson used a 5 under par 67 during the second round of the McDonalds Championship presented by Coca Cola, to take her place atop the leaderboard at 8 under par. Karrie trails by one shot, and two players sit two strokes back.
Upon completion of her first round as defending champion of the McDonaldâ€™s LPGA Championship Presented by Coca-Cola today in Havre de Grace, Md., Se Ri Pak officially qualified for induction into the World Golf Hall of Fame through the LPGA Point System. photo Seoulsisters.com
The event, which runs from June 10 to 15, is an opportunity for Britainâ€™s top powerlifters to lift the qualification marks ahead of the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games as well as a development opportunity for newer members of the squad.
Serbian teenager Ana Ivanovic crushed world No.2 Maria Sharapova to reach her first Grand Slam final at Roland Garros, where she will face three-time champion and world No.1 Justine Henin for the title
The Commonwealth Bank Southern Stars, Australiaâ€™s world champion womenâ€™s cricket team, will start a training camp in Brisbane tomorrow in preparation for their upcoming Top End Series against New Zealand.
With a potential spot in her fourth Beach Volleyball Olympics her main goal, Australian Natalie Cook looks forward to an appearance in her sixth SWATCH-FIVB World Championships next month in the Swiss Alps where the worldâ€™s best players compete for US$1-million in prize money. photo FIVB
Benefiting from an earlier upset along with rallying from a three-point deficit in their first GE Money Bank Warsaw Open match here Thursday, Hana Klapalova and Tereza Petrova of the Czech Republic are in position to post their best-ever finish on the SWATCH-FIVB World Tour. photo FIVB
A four-day visit to Buenos Aires by three of the biggest names in world squash was described as an 'historic opportunity for South American squash' by South American Squash Federation President Claudio Fontanazzi.
The success of FIFAâ€™s extensive investment in the development of football worldwide seems to be leaving its mark with regard to the number of people around the globe who actually play the game according to the latest figures. photo FA
The first round is underway at the LPGA McDonalds Championship. Annika Sorenstam and Se Ri Pak battle for what could be a fourth victory at the event. Pak also made history today as she qualifies for the LPGA and World Golf Halls of fame. photo Seoulsisters.com
English champion Naomi Edwards and internationals Melissa Reid and Kerry Smith have been selected for Englandâ€™s Nations Cup team at the Ladiesâ€™ British Amateur Championship at Alwoodley from June 12-16. photo ELGA
NCHEON (FIBA Asia Championship for Women) - Seldom has any individual player had as much as effect on the outcome of a basketball game as Sun-Min Jung did in Korea's last-gasp Level I win over China on Thursday.
INCHEON (FIBA Asia Championship for Women) - The semifinal line-up of the Championship p has been drawn. Hosts Korea take on Chinese Taipei followed by defending champions China matching wits with Japan. Both the semifinals will be played on Saturday. photo FIBA
Single elimination winner Daida Moreno (North) enjoyed the summer sunshine and surf as Saturday provides the last glimmer of hope for those relying on a Double Elimination to fight back. photo John Carter PWA
Dee Caffari, the British woman who in May 2006 set the sailing world alight by achieving a 'world first' for solo circumnavigating the world against the winds and currents, has embarked on the first step in her next quest. photo onEdition