Football: Arsenal v Ipswich FA Carling Cup 2011 Semi-Final Leg 2 (Agg 0-1)

Barclays Premier League second placed Arsenal entertain nPower Championship side, Ipswich, on the evening of Tuesday 25th January 2011 in the second leg of their FA Carling Cup (League Cup) 2011 Semi-Final, needing a goal to get back on level terms on aggregate. Ipswich Town carry the advantage from the first leg, which they won … Read more Football: Arsenal v Ipswich FA Carling Cup 2011 Semi-Final Leg 2 (Agg 0-1)

Football: Barclays Premier League Fixtures, Tuesday 25 January 2011

Two Barclays Premier League football fixtures are scheduled to take place on the evening of Tuesday, 25th January 2011, ahead of this weekend’s FA Cup 2011 Fourth Round break. Blackpool v Man Utd – Kick-Off (GMT) 19:30 League leaders Manchester United will be looking to utilise their game-in-hand away at Blackpool in this fixture re-arranged … Read more Football: Barclays Premier League Fixtures, Tuesday 25 January 2011

Australian Open 2011 Tennis: Caroline Wozniacki to Face Li Na in Women’s Semi-Final

Caroline Wozniacki (1) secured World Number One status, and set up a Semi-Final with China’s Li Na (9) by defeating last year’s French Open Champion, Francesca Schiavone (6), 3-6 6-3 6-3. Li (9) made lighter work of her Quarter-Final, in defeating German Petkovic 6-2 6-4, to set up the Semi-Final against the Danish World Number … Read more Australian Open 2011 Tennis: Caroline Wozniacki to Face Li Na in Women’s Semi-Final

Australian Open 2011 Tennis: Djokovic Sets up Semi-Final Meeting with Federer

Novak Djokovic (3) will play Roger Federer (2) in the Australian Open 2011 Semi-Final after both players won through their quarter-final matches in fine style. Federer saw off Swedish hopeful Wawrinka (19) in straight sets, winning 6-1 6-3 6-3, before Djokovic produced a similarly impressive performance in removing Czech Tomas Berdych 3-0, with the scoreline … Read more Australian Open 2011 Tennis: Djokovic Sets up Semi-Final Meeting with Federer

Football: Bolton 0-4 Chelsea, Barclays Premier League 2011

Chelsea got their season back on track away at out of sorts Bolton Wanderers on the evening of Monday 24th January 2011, as they recorded a 4-0 Premier League victory. Both sides came into this match following a spell of poor form. Chelsea’s had caused them to slide from the summit of the table in … Read more Football: Bolton 0-4 Chelsea, Barclays Premier League 2011

Voting Opens on MINI Snowboarding Award: “Creative Use of Space”

MINI is now inviting snowboarding fans to vote for their favourite snowboarding performance from the Burton Global Open Series at Laax in Switzerland. The female and male winners of the MINI “Creative Use of Space Award” will share the prize money of US $50,000. A panel of experts has already drawn up a shortlist of … Read more Voting Opens on MINI Snowboarding Award: “Creative Use of Space”

Australian Open 2011 Tennis: Robin Soderling Out After Fourth Round Defeat

Robin Soderling became the first of the top seeds for the Men’s Australian Open Singles title 2011 to be knocked out of the tournament, as he fell to a five set defeat at the hands of unseeded Ukrainian Dolgopolov in the Fourth Round. Despite cruising to a one set lead, in taking the opening set … Read more Australian Open 2011 Tennis: Robin Soderling Out After Fourth Round Defeat

Football: Barclays Premier League Results, 22-23 January 2011

Barclays Premier League action took place over the weekend with eight matches on Saturday 22nd January and one game on Sunday, 23rd January 2011. Man Utd were impressive at Old Trafford, and they pulled ahead at the top of the league with a 5-0 home win over Birmingham, while their across town rivals slipped to … Read more Football: Barclays Premier League Results, 22-23 January 2011

Football: Barclays Premier League Fixtures, Saturday 22 January 2011

Eight Barclays Premier League fixtures are scheduled to take place on the afternoon of Saturday 22nd January 2011. Wolverhampton v Liverpool – Kick-Off (GMT) 12:45 The day’s football begins with an early kick-off at Molineux, where Wolverhampton Wanderers face Liverpool. Wolves will be looking for a point or better to keep their recent improved hopes … Read more Football: Barclays Premier League Fixtures, Saturday 22 January 2011

Australian Open 2011 Tennis: Venus Williams Retires Through Injury

Venus Williams, the Ladies number 4 seed, has retired from the 2011 Australian Open tennis tournament after aggravating an injury in her Third Round match with German player Andrea Petkovic. Williams was 0-1 down in the second game when she appeared to strain her groin muscle reaching for a service return, before calling for the … Read more Australian Open 2011 Tennis: Venus Williams Retires Through Injury

Cricket: Australia Win ODI in Hobart to go 2-0 Up

Australia went another step towards getting over their home Ashes 2010/11 humbling at the hands of England by recording their second victory in the second One Day International at Hobart, Tasmania. Led by a Shaun Marsh (110) century, Australia piled on 230 runs from 48.2 overs, before taking England out for just 184 in 45 … Read more Cricket: Australia Win ODI in Hobart to go 2-0 Up

Rugby Union: RBS 6 Nations 2011 Fixtures Schedule

Fans of Northern Hemisphere Rugby Union are currently looking forward to this season’s RBS 6 Nations 2011 Tournament, which begins in early February 2011. The full tournament launch takes place on 25th January 2011, when The Global Herald will be there to capture player and coach interviews for rugby fans. Until then, its time to … Read more Rugby Union: RBS 6 Nations 2011 Fixtures Schedule

Horse Racing: Meetings at Gowran Park & Ludlow Abandoned

European horse racing has been once again hit by cold weather today as the meetings at Gowran Park, Ireland, and Ludlow, UK, have had to be abandoned on Thursday 20th January 2011. Ludlow fell to a heavy frost, and failed to pass an inspection at 09:30am, while, over the Irish Sea, Gowran Park was called … Read more Horse Racing: Meetings at Gowran Park & Ludlow Abandoned

Olympic Committee Concludes Visit to Nanjing, China

On Thursday 20th January 2011, the Coordination Commission for the 2014 Youth Olympics concluded a successful visit to Nanjing, China. The next host had just finished receiving a debrief from the Singapore Youth Olympic Games Organising Committee who hosted the games in 2010. The Coordination Commission was “pleased” with the progress made by the local … Read more Olympic Committee Concludes Visit to Nanjing, China

Football: Darren Bent Signs for Aston Villa from Sunderland

Sunderland’s prolific striker, Darren Bent, who narrowly missed out on a World Cup place with England in 2010, has signed for fellow Barclays Premier League outfit, Aston Villa, for a fee of £18million – which could rise to £24million, depending upon the player hitting certain performance targets. Bent was yesterday confirmed as a Villa signing, … Read more Football: Darren Bent Signs for Aston Villa from Sunderland