People

USA in 'Full Metal Jacket' mode for Ryder Cup

Oliver Brown From the thuggish haircut of Rickie Fowler to steely words of Tom Watson, the visitors have arrived exuding menace, writes Oliver Brown from Gleneagles

Louis van Gaal dismisses Wayne Rooney as a striker

Wayne Rooney celebrates with teammate Ander Herrera after scoring his second goal this season against QPR.

Mark Ogden Louis van Gaal has cast doubt over Wayne Rooney's future as a striker at Manchester United with the manager admitting to being unimpressed by his performances in an advanced role this season.

Rickie Fowler cuts a dash with "USA" hairstyle for Ryder Cup

Rickie Fowler shows of his new haircut

Tony Jimenez Rickie Fowler has a new "USA" haircut and his Ryder Cup captain Tom Watson thinks it's terrific.

Lewis Hamilton repairs relationship with father

Lewis Hamilton celebrates winning the Singapore Grand Prix with his team including Nico Rosberg of Germany, his father Anthony Hamilton and his step-mother Linda Hamilton.

Daniel Johnson It was the father-son handshake on the grid in glitzy Singapore that left Anthony and Lewis Hamilton feeling like they were back at the beaten-up go-kart track in Hertfordshire.

Kerrin McEvoy leaves Godolphin and Darley

Chris Roots Champion jockey Kerrin McEvoy has stepped down as stable rider at Godolphlin after nearly 12 years working within the Sheikh Mohammed operation.

McLaren accuse Red Bull of coded messages to help Daniel Ricciardo

Daniel Ricciardo

The McLaren team has hinted that rivals Red Bull had used coded messages to assist Australian Daniel Ricciardo's drive to a podium finish in Sunday's Singapore Grand Prix.

FIFA executive member Theo Zwanziger says 2022 Qatar World Cup will not go ahead

Theo Zwanziger says conditions in Qatar are too oppressive to hold the World Cup.

Qatar will not host the World Cup in 2022, according to Theo Zwanziger, the German member on the executive committee of world football's governing body FIFA.

Nadal puzzled as Spain pick female Davis Cup captain

Toni Nadal has given a lukewarm response to the decision by the Spanish Tennis Federation (RFET) to appoint former women's Tour player Gala Leon as Spain's new Davis Cup captain.

Dual gold for Aussie cyclists at World Championships

Campbell Flakemore

Julian Drape Australian under-23 cyclist Campbell Flakemore has won Australia's second gold medal at the road world championships in Spain with a barnstorming finish in the individual time trial.

Horseracing

Man of his people finally gets his due

Andrew Webster dinkus

Andrew Webster History squares the ledger with itself eventually. It might have taken exactly four decades, but it will finally be squared for Frank Reys on Tuesday.

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Craig Foster

Engaging the people makes the game even more beautiful

Craig Foster dinkus

Craig Foster Recent FFA fan forums showed how far this great game has come in a very short space of time.

Horseracing

Autumn carnival could be so much better, if people would see reason

Chris Roots dinkus

Chris Roots The Sydney autumn carnival has potential, but at the moment it's like a colt that flies in morning trackwork then flops on raceday.

Horseracing

People's trainer survived on instinct

Henry Cecil

Paul Hayward Sir Henry Cecil was the character Evelyn Waugh forgot to write: a blue-blooded wild child whose dissolute early life offered no hint of his brilliant talent.

Rookie's aggression impresses the right people on first tour

Nic Maddinson

Chris Barrett A young Australian's first trip to England more often than not included a couple of nights in a hostel, a loop or two of the London Eye and a few lagers. For

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Soccer

Singapore arrests 14 people in fixing case

Singapore Fourteen people believed to be members of an organised crime ring involved in football match-fixing activities have been arrested in police raids across Singapore, authorities said Wednesday.

Racing

The people's favourite

Michael Lynch Eight people hold legal title to the great mare, but thousands have accepted her as their own.

Thomas dives in for Mega Swim to make a splash for people with MS

swimming By Fleta Page IT HAS been a few years since Petria Thomas has done post-swim media interviews.

Ryder Cup: Rory McIlroy set to be targeted by the United States, says Colin Montgomerie

Feeling good: Rory McIlroy appeared relaxed at Gleneagles on Monday.

World number one Rory McIlroy will have a metaphorical target on his back at this week's Ryder Cup in the same way Tiger Woods did in his heyday, according to Europe's triumphant 2010 captain Colin...

Qatar will not host World Cup: FIFA Executive Committee member Theo Zwanziger

The 2022 World Cup will not be held in Qatar because of the scorching temperatures in the Middle East country, FIFA Executive Committee member Theo Zwanziger said on Monday.

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Serena Williams attributes long career to playing less tennis

World No.1 Serena Williams said Monday that playing less tennis has helped extend her glittering career, as she acknowledged in the wake of Li Na's retirement that players' bodies can "betray" them.