Saturday, 21 January 2017

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Rory McIlroy looks for major success during 2017

HIGHLY successful golfer Rory McIlroy has confirmed his participation in the 2017 BMW PGA Championship which is the first tournament in the European Tour’s new Rolex Series. This series of eight tournaments, all with a minimum prize fund of $7 million (€6.5 million) will see him headline the field at…

Chelsea striker Diego Costa in trouble again

FIERY tempered Brazilian born Spanish striker Diego Costa has without doubt been a major influence in the success of the current Chelsea team but he has now been suspended by the club. He would have been one of the first names on the team list to face Leicester today (January…

Aguilon Golf welcome in the New Year with two outings

AS all golfers are eternal optimists, always thinking the next round will be better than the last one, we wish the golfing fraternity ‘feliz año nuevo.’ Wednesday January 4 – Monthly Medal What a good way to start the new year with the dreaded ‘medal round.’ A cold windy start…

Stage nine of Dakar cancelled

A massive landslide causes the second stage cancellation of Dakar Rally 2017. Stage nine of the Dakar Rally has been called off after a massive landslide on the course. The landslide struck on Tuesday, hitting the village of Volcan, following massive thunderstorms some 160 kilometres away from Salta on the…

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Battle of the French continues

Stéphane Peterhansel and Sébastien Loeb still setting pace at Dakar Rally 2017. Following Saturday’s cancelled stage and Sunday’s rest day, the riders and drivers were back in action on a modified 161 kilometre special route, the first half of this year’s marathon stage. Due to the persistent bad weather, a…

Costa del Sol Crusaders win thriller against Malaga CC

COSTA DEL SOL CRUSADERS clinched victory from the jaws of defeat with a wicket from man of the match Jesper Hensen. Costa del Sol won the toss and batted first, and soon were in trouble at 25-4, as the bowlers from Malaga CC were steaming in with sheer pace with…

San Miguel Golf Society at Villamartin, January 4 2017

A PERFECT day weather-wise and with the course in reasonable condition, although a little damp, a large post New Year turnout of 53 members and 2 guests gathered for a Stableford competition. Some difficult pin positions, although somewhat offset by a number of very forward tees, was probably the main…

Wales Women take on Las Leonas

Wales’ women’s rugby team will play Spain at the Villajoyosa stadium in Alicante. The friendly fixture aims to prepare both teams for their respective international tournaments, with Wales heading into the Six Nations and Spain qualifying for their sixth World Cup. Wales Women head coach Rowland Phillips said: “Spain are…

Djokovic downs Murray to bag Qatar Open in epic encounter

NOVAK DJOKOVIC set out his stall as he bids to reclaim the men’s tennis world number one spot from Sir Andy Murray, as he beat the Scot 6-3, 5-7, 6-4 to take the Qatar Open in Doha. Murray remains top of the pile following the defeat which ends his 28-match,…

Football megastars hit Marbs

AS THE bloated English Premier League stutters its way through yet another packed festive fixture programme, some of Europe’s top teams are heading for Marbella during their respective winter breaks. The glitzy resort’s mild, sunny climate offers perfect keepy-up conditions while also allowing the pampered stars to indulge in a…

Runners out in force

AN estimated 400 runners took part in the ninth Altea San Silvestre race. One of the most popular sporting events on the towns Christmas calendar the race - organised by the town council, the athletics club and the Grupo Brotons organisation – saw many of the competitors dressed in festive…

Dakar Rally 2017: Al-Attiyah on fire in Stage 1

Dakar Rally 2017 underway with Nasser Al-Attiyah clinching the stage before his car catches fire. 318 vehicles took to the start line for Monday’s 454km route from Asuncion in Paraguay to Resistencia in Argentina with a special 39km timed prologue on Paraguayan soil. With the starting order for Tuesday up…
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