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Tyson sues Don King for R700m

Last updated on: August 07, 2003 21:48 IST
  August 7, 2003 | 21:50 IST


Beckham gets pie-eyed

David Beckham has revealed what he is missing most about the UK - pie and mash.
[bbc.co.uk]



Tyson sues Don King for R700m

"There's no question that the lawsuit could potentially be the largest asset of his estate," said Tyson's attorney, Debra Grassgreen.
[iol.co.za]



Sports Illustrated's Top 10 sports movies

1. Bull Durham (1988): The Baseball Hall of Fame might not want Tim Robbins and Susan Sarandon (or their liberal politics) on display at Cooperstown, but as wild-armed pitcher Nuke LaLoosh and a philosophizing Baseball Annie named Annie, they are assured of celluloid immortality.
[suntimes.com]



Surfer fined for drink-driving

Australian world championship surfer Joel Parkinson was fined yesterday for drink-driving and told by a Gold Coast magistrate he had failed as a role model to young people.
[theage.com.au]



Berger To Retire On Winning Note

Gerhard Berger would dearly love to hang up his hat at the pinnacle of motorsports with a world championship in the bag.
[f1central.net]



Bahrain looking at April date for GP

Although the FIA has yet to reveal the schedule for the 2004 season it's understood that the organisers of the Bahrain GP are looking at an April date.
[pitpass.com]



Old equipment not good enough for Jacques

Jacques Villeneuve objects to his team's declared intention of carrying over the current Formula One car into the initial races of 2004.
[f1central.net]



Davis to leave Fulham

Sean Davis has handed in a transfer request to Fulham, saying he must leave to further his career.
[telegraph.co.uk]



Where steeplechasers are born

High in the remote forests of Kenya's stunning Rift Valley, the people of Marakwet will be watching this month's world athletics championships in Paris with more than a passing interest.
[iol.co.za]



Grand Prix ticket sales show a slow down

As the Hungarian Grand Prix held at the Hungaroring on August 24 races ever closer, advance ticket sales for this year's Formula 1 event are down by as much as 35% on last year, according to the race organizers.
[budapestsun.com]



Fifa asked to settle Sunderland cash row

Fifa have been called in to help settle a cash wrangle between Sunderland and Celtic over midfielder Colin Healy.
[ananova.com]



Mixed reaction to Beckham's first Real goal

Madrid Spain's press reacted with varying degrees of enthusiasm yesterday after David Beckham netted his first goal for Real Madrid since arriving from Manchester United in June.
[bday.co.za]



Berger: Williams can win title

BMW motorsport boss Gerhard Berger believes the BMW Williams team can win the Formula One world championship this season.
[bbc.co.uk]



Els swinging his way up

Ernie Els begins a five-week stretch of tournament golf on Thursday that could make him No 1 on tour on both sides of the Atlantic.
[iol.co.za]



Becks is terrorist target

David Beckham is a target for Spanish terror group ETA, it was reported last night.
[thisislondon.co.uk]



Veron: I was forced out of united

Juan Sebastian Veron last night arrived in London to seal his move to Chelsea insisting he had been forced out of Manchester United.
[mirror.co.uk]



Sven have I seen you before?

Ulrika Jonsson bumped into more controversy yesterday at Heathrow Airport - another former lover of Sven Goran Eriksson.
[dailyrecord.co.uk]



Airdrie United gets strip club sponsor

Scottish second division side Airdrie United is to be sponsored by a Glasgow strip club.
[ananova.com]



Princess? It's David ... for the 20th time today

David Beckham is ringing home up to 20 times a day as Real Madrid pursue their commercial conquest of the Far East before opening the defence of their Spanish League title at the end of this month.
[thisislondon.co.uk]



Veron: This time I'll show what I can do

Juan Veron has vowed to prove he is no Premiership misfit after signing a four-year deal with Chelsea.
[thisislondon.co.uk]



Chelsea wage bill hits £73m

Though there is no guarantee it will land them the championship, Chelsea's transfer frenzy under Roman Abramovich is set to rocket them to the top of the Premiership wage-bill table.
[thisislondon.co.uk]



'Tennis drugging' arrest shocks France

The world of French tennis is in deep shock after the news that the father of one of the country's leading juniors has been placed under judicial investigation for allegedly drugging his son's opponents.
[bbc.co.uk]



They want us to fail

Frank Lampard believes fans throughout the country want to see Chelsea fall flat on their faces.
[thesun.co.uk]



Injury list grows for Team GB

With the World Championships in Paris only 15 days away, the British squad looks anything but ready.
[bbc.co.uk]



No pupils at the Academy

Feelings of anger tinged with sadness swept over me when West Ham confirmed they had sold Joe Cole to Chelsea.
[thesun.co.uk]



Don't medal with Rio

If Rio Ferdinand claims another winners' medal from Sunday's Community Shield, don't ask to look at it.
[thesun.co.uk]



Vieri could be key ingredient to build a real dream team

Vieri is just 30 and still has the force and the ambition and the fighting character to justify an old description of him as a "coach's dream."
[independent.co.uk]

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