United on top, Chelsea hit City for six

Manchester United has stormed to the top of the English Premier League with a 4-1 thumping of Middlesbrough but Chelsea stole the limelight with a 6-0 hammering of third-placed Manchester City.

Carlos Tevez scored twice as United notched an eighth successive league victory and hit four goals in a match for the fourth time in a row for the first time since 1907.

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Dallaglio says Ashton not up to it

Former England captain Lawrence Dallaglio has criticised Brian Ashton, saying he did not have the managerial skills to be head coach at the World Cup.

“I hope I’m not going to lose a friendship over what I say about Brian, a good coach who I believe was in the wrong role,” Dallaglio says in his autobiography serialised in The Sunday Times newspaper and due to be published next month.

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Catt calls time on England

Catt calls time on England

Catt: International retirement

Shortly before leaving the changing room we shook hands and embraced, knowing it was the last time as England players we would stand together in a huddle.

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Art denied in Mile

Art denied in Mile

Kip Deville lands the Mile

Garrett Gomez and Cornelio Velasquez completed doubles at the Breeders’ Cup when they partnered Midnight Lute and Kip Deville to victory respectively.

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Elder Grinham triumphs in historic final

Rachael Grinham, the British Open squash champion, has made sisterly history, overcoming the younger Natalie Grinham, the Commonwealth champion, by 9-4, 10-8, 9-2 to win the World Open title for the first time in Madrid.

Not only was it the first time that the Grinhams had met in a WISPA Tour final, it was almost certainly only the second pair of sisters in any sport ever to have contested a major final, following Venus and Serena Williams in tennis.

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Premier League round-up

Premier League round-up

Rooney and Tevez on target

Manchester United went top of the Premier League with victory at home to Middlesbrough, while Chelsea hammered third-placed Manchester City.

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Doubt Ponting’s men at your peril: Buchanan

Change is afoot as Australia heads into a Test series without some experienced campaigners but former coach John Buchanan believes the good times will roll on.

Australia is set to take on Sri Lanka in the first Test at the Gabba on Thursday week and for the first time in a long time, Ricky Ponting’s team sheet will not feature retired stars Shane Warne, Glenn McGrath and Justin Langer.

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Are Personalized Golf Balls Worth It?

I’m sure you’ve seen them.  Those cool balls with initials or full names engraved on them.  These personalized golf balls can be used for many different situations. They would be a fantastic gift for a boss or family members.  They would be a great way to promote your company or service. 

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Ramos appointed Spurs manager

Spaniard Juande Ramos has been named manager of English Premier League Tottenham Hotspur in place of the sacked Martin Jol.

The 53-year-old, who quit as Sevilla head coach on Friday, has signed a contract until the end of the 2010-11 season, Spurs said on their web site.

“Juande’s arrival is great news for Tottenham Hotspur. He brings with him a wealth of experience, a proven track record and a winning pedigree,” sporting director Damien Comolli said.

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Murray victorious in Russia

Murray victorious in Russia

Murray: Third career title

Andy Murray scored an emphatic win over Fernando Verdasco to win the St Petersburg Open.

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