The moment that had a nation holding their breath is set for the small screen, with a television movie based on Stephen Donald’s World Cup clinching kicked approved for NZ On Air funding. It was revealed in February that NZ On Air were considering funding the project, which will be produced by Great Southern Television.
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3 Former Lance Armstrong Associates Banned for Life
Lance Armstrong’s former U.S. Postal Service team recently had two doctors and a trainer suspended for life Tuesday by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency. Dr. Michele Ferrari, a consultant; Dr. Luis Garcia del Moral, team doctor; and Jose “Pepe” Martí were part of a large-scale doping conspiracy, according to USADA. The agency says Armstrong, […]
Alonso joins Ferrari on three-year deal
Piquet Jr bides time on F1 return
‘Eternal regret’ of Renault race-fix engineer
Renault refer Nelson Piquet Jr. to police
The Renault Formula One team have commenced legal proceedings against former driver Nelson Piquet Junior over allegations made by the Brazilian that he was asked by the team to deliberately crash his car in last year’s Singapore Grand Prix. It has been claimed that Renault boss, Flavio Briatore, in order to maximize the chances of Fernando Alonso winning the 2008 race, planned the crash of teammate Piquet Jr.
Renault facing F1 race-fixing allegations
Randy Couture: Ultimate Fighting’s Ageless Wonder
Aging pro athletes thriving in a young man’s game always make for a great spectacle. Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Jamie Moyer, 46, is a marvel, throwing about as hard as your average slow-pitch softball stud but still making major league hitters look bad. And what about that Tom Watson, who at 59 inspired the world’s elderly population by nearly winning the British Open in July?
Four U.S. soldiers charged with cruelty
The Fastnet tragedy 30 years on
It is still remembered as one of the worst days in the history of modern sailing. Yet the Fastnet tragedy of 1979 in which 15 people were killed and ex-British leader Edward Heath went missing helped to usher in a new era of improved safety in the sport. It was 30 years ago today that a freak storm struck over 300 vessels competing in the 600-mile yacht race between England and Ireland