• Archive for April, 2015

    Wimbledon announces prize money increased by 7 percent

    by  • April 30, 2015 • Tennis

    The All England Lawn Tennis Club has increased the Prize money by 7 percent at Wimbledon this year’s tournament, that will total 26.75 million pounds for the grass-court Grand Slam. A seven percent increment means that 1.88 million pounds each going to the men’s and women’s singles champions this summer. View image | gettyimages.com...

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    Farewell AP McCoy

    by  • April 27, 2015 • Horse Racing

    The National Hunt racing world has bid a fond farewell to the most successful jump jockey in the history of horse racing anywhere in the world – AP McCoy. “AP” decided to step down after winning an unprecedented 20 Champion Jockey titles in a row in the UK – the world’s foremost country for National...

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    Rory McIlroy – the richest Irish sportsman

    by  • April 27, 2015 • Golf

    The world no. 1 Golfer becomes Ireland’s richest sportsman worth €52 million, as per the Sunday Times rich list 2015. The 25-year-old has a personal fortune of £38m, that puts him ahead of fellow golfer Padraig Harrington and former football player and manager Roy Keane. The newspaper also revealed that McIlroy’s assets has grown...

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    Middlesex snap Proteas paceman for T20 Blast

    by  • April 25, 2015 • Cricket

    Middlesex have confirmed the signing of South African fast bowler Kyle Abbott for their 2015 NatWest T20 Blast campaign. The 27-year-old has played three Tests, 15 ODI’s and eight Twenty20 internationals, who will join the English county club in May for seven matches, subject to clearance from Cricket South Africa. BREAKING NEWS! South African...

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    Six Nations Pointers to the Rugby World Cup

    by  • April 17, 2015 • Rugby Union

    The Six Nations competition is over for another year and now the countdown to the Rugby Union World Cup can really begin. The battle between the northern hemisphere and the southern hemisphere resumes all over again. It was certainly a nail-biting finish to the Six Nations, but perhaps slightly worrying for those taking part...

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