Rooney Sees Red as England Qualifies for EURO 2012

Wayne Rooney was sent off in shame and criticised by Fabio Capello as England surrendered a two-goal lead to Montenegro – but still squeezed into the Euro 2012 finals. Capello was so angry that TV cameras appeared to pick him up uttering an Italian expletive in the direction of the player as he passed him. … Read more

Tipsarevic is ATP Malaysian Open Champion

Janko Tipsarevic of Serbia won his first ever title when he emerged champion of the men’s singles 2011 ATP Malaysian Open tennis championship at Putra Stadium, Bukit Jalil here yesterday. The second seeded Tipsarevic outclassed wildcard Marcos Baghdatis 6-4, 7-5 in a high pressure match that lasted for two hours and six minutes. “It feels … Read more

Tottenham Hotspurs 2-1 Arsenal – Highlights

Kyle Walker was the match-winner as Tottenham defeated north London neighbours and arch rivals Arsenal 2-1 at White Hart Lane on Sunday. Against the run of play, Spurs took the lead through Rafael van der Vaart just before half-time, but Aaron Ramsey’s tap in just after the restart made it 1-1. The game seemed destined … Read more

Malaysia bags the Award for Asia’s Leading Sports Tourism Destination

BANGKOK, Sept 29 (Bernama) – Malaysia won the World Travel Award for Asia’s Leading Sports Tourism Destination, here, Wednesday night. World Travel Awards Founder and President Graham Cooke presented the award during its regional ceremony for Asia and Australasia, at a hotel, here. Deputy Director of Tourism Malaysia for the Thailand Office Wizani Rosmin received … Read more

Serena Make it to he 3rd Round of Wimbledon

Defending champion Serena Williams recovered from a slow start to beat Romanian Simona Halep 3-6 6-2 6-1 in the Wimbledon second round. The American seventh seed, just four matches into her comeback after 49 weeks out through injury and serious health issues, was initially blown off her stride by the tenacious Romanian teenager before breezing … Read more

Ashley Young Joins Man Utd

Ashley Young finally completed his move to Manchester United as manager Sir Alex Ferguson continued his summer plan to overhaul the way that his team play. Young signed on the 23rd of june 2011 having passed a medical the day before.He signed a five-year deal with the Manchester club for an undisclosed fee. United clinched … Read more

Victoria Azarenka “Soviet Screamer” Grunt Irks Wimbledon Crowd

It wasn’t so much a grunt – more like a warble.

She started quite low down the scale, went up an octave and finished with a whinny. Occasionally there was a little shriek, followed by a sigh.

For the extraordinary acoustics of the girl they call the Soviet Screamer echoed around a packed Wimbledon court yesterday – and brought mutterings of disapproval from the crowd.

True, she may not have the decibel level of serial grunters such as Maria Sharapova or Monica Seles. But what the Belarus blonde lacks in volume she makes up for with pitch – and remarkable duration.

And here’s a video of serial grunter Maria Sharapova against Azarenka in Rome 2011: