Football: UEFA Champions League 2010 – Bayern Munich Claim 1-0 Advantage Over Lyon in Semi-Final 1st Leg

Bayern Munich will travel to Lyon for the concluding leg of their UEFA Champions League 2010 Semi-Final with a 1-0 advantage after an Arjen Robben confirmed the superiority they had enjoyed for much of tonight’s game. The result came despite losing their talented midfielder Franck Ribery at the end of the first half, the Frenchman … Read more Football: UEFA Champions League 2010 – Bayern Munich Claim 1-0 Advantage Over Lyon in Semi-Final 1st Leg

Nepal: Peacekeepers to Stay Until 15th May 2010

On 21st January the UN Security Council adopted resolution 1909 supporting the Nepalese government’s request to extend the mandate of the United Nations Mission in Nepal until 15th May 2010. The Representative of the Secretary-General in Nepal Ms. Karin Landgren said: The Security Council is strongly supportive of Nepal’s peace process and wishes to see … Read more Nepal: Peacekeepers to Stay Until 15th May 2010

Indian Premier League Commits to Carbon Neutral Cricket

The Indian Premier League has teamed up with the United Nations Environment Programme to commit the national sport to carbon off-setting and greener practices. The Indian Premier League will start on 12th March 2010, when the new climate-friendly programme will commence. Achim Steiner, the UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UNEP, said: Together the IPL … Read more Indian Premier League Commits to Carbon Neutral Cricket

Cyclone Mick: Eye of the Storm Passing Over Fiji

Tropical Cyclone Mick is now a category 1 storm. The centre was located at 11am FJT (12 hours ahead of GMT) about 110km North North-West of Nadi. The cyclone was moving South East at a rate of around 15-20 km p/h. The cyclone is thought to be now past its peak and will be over … Read more Cyclone Mick: Eye of the Storm Passing Over Fiji

Fans Shut Down Glastonbury Festival Website Hunting 2010 Tickets

The Glastonbury Festival website has been inaccessible for many users for most of today following huge demand for tickets for the 2010 Festival which went on sale this morning. Ticket phone lines have been busy for most of the day, too, following the opening of the lines at 07:30am on 4th October 2009. Those who had … Read more Fans Shut Down Glastonbury Festival Website Hunting 2010 Tickets

UK: Football Fans Mourn Passing of Sir Bobby Robson

Former football manager of England and Newcatle United, Sir Bobby Robson, has died this morning aged 76. Robson, who’s playing career lasted for two decades which he spent with Fulham and West Brom, is perhaps best known for leading England to the World Cup Semi-Final in Italia 90, a match they lost on penalties to … Read more UK: Football Fans Mourn Passing of Sir Bobby Robson

Open Championship 2009 – Woods Misses Cut as Tom Watson Retains Lead at Turnberry

Tiger Woods birdied 17 and parred the final hole – almost holing a tremendous chip – but it was too little too late for the American golfer as his 5 over par score at the end of day two of The Open Championship means he misses his second Major cut since 2006. His fellow American, … Read more Open Championship 2009 – Woods Misses Cut as Tom Watson Retains Lead at Turnberry

Chelsea & Everton Prepare for FA Cup Final 2009 at Sweltering Wembley

As the mercury climbs towards 30 degrees centigrade and the British public are basking in late May sunshine, 22 men will be considerably less enamoured with the blistering temperatures, come three o’clock, as the players starting FA Cup Final 2009 for Chelsea and Everton Football Clubs prepare to begin the biggest football match of their … Read more Chelsea & Everton Prepare for FA Cup Final 2009 at Sweltering Wembley

UEFA Champions League Final 2009 – Barcelona v Manchester United in Rome

All eyes will point towards Rome this evening as, at 19:45BST the UEFA Champions League Final 2009 between FC Barcelona and Manchester United kicks off in Rome’s Stadio Olimpico. A great many United and Barca fans have made the journey to the ancient city – with and without tickets for the match – and millions … Read more UEFA Champions League Final 2009 – Barcelona v Manchester United in Rome

Jerry Flannery Ruled out of British & Irish Lions Tour 2009

British and Irish Lions management have confirmed tonight that Jerry Flannery, the Ireland and Muster hooker, is officially ruled out of the 2009 British and Irish Lions tour to South Africa, which begins this month, following an elbow ligament injury. The news comes the same day as his Munster and Ireland team mate, Alan Quinlan, … Read more Jerry Flannery Ruled out of British & Irish Lions Tour 2009