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Sampras leaves daunting legacy

August 25, 2003 14:28 IST
  August 25, 2003 | 14:35 IST


Sampras leaves daunting legacy

The arguments will continue to rage over whether Pete Sampras can call himself the greatest ever, but in terms of numbers he has no equal.
[bbc.co.uk]



Roddick eyes US Open glory

This year's US Open will feature a farewell to a tennis legend, but could also provide the stage for the beginnings of another extraordinary career.
[bbc.co.uk]



America looks beyond Agassi to Roddick breakthrough

For the majority of home fans there are only two men's stories worth a damn as the US Open gets under way at Flushing Meadows today.
[guardian.co.uk]



Henman grooves return of serve for Roddick challenge

British No 1 prepares to meet one of big favourites in first round as Belgium's leading women look to stage repeat of French Open final.
[independent.co.uk]



Too fast, too furious

Where to start? Well, it was the end of one era and the start of another. Haile Gebrselassie ran an incredible race, but Kenenisa Bekele ran an ever better one.
[bbc.co.uk]



Drummond's tears and tantrums cause chaos

A sit-down protest by Jon Drummond delayed a quarter-final of the 100 metres by almost an hour.
[guardian.co.uk]



Lewis dream fades as novice Kluft triumphs

Having won the European title in her first senior heptathlon championship last summer, Carolina Kluft won the world title in her second.
[guardian.co.uk]



Irrepressible Kluft joins élite with outstanding display

Swede wins despite almost failing in the long jump as world 100m record holder rediscovers his best form.
[independent.co.uk]



Montgomery sends ominous warning to rivals

Tim Montgomery, the world 100m champion, last night provided Britain's three leading sprinters at the World Championships with an ominous warning that he is in shape to claim his first global title as he moved through to today's semi-finals in a time of 10.04sec.
[independent.co.uk]



Alonso toasts 'dream' win

Fernando Alonso declared it was a "dream come true" after claiming his first grand prix victory in Hungary.
[bbc.co.uk]



Alonso turns title race into thriller

Fernando Alonso became the youngest winner in the history of the world championship here yesterday but of greater significance is the impact that the Spaniard's victory has had on the race for the drivers' title.
[guardian.co.uk]



'I lost the seventies completely'

On the eve of the release of his autobiography, Simon Hattenstone, talks to Jimmy Greaves.
[guardian.co.uk]



Racism is the real challenge for club and country

Claire Ward on football's rising crime figures.
[guardian.co.uk]



Keane brings renewed gloss to his old destructive tendencies

On the day that Sir Alex Ferguson was banished to the stands, the midfielder must been alive to the absurdity of hearing himself, of all people, being statesmanlike at St James' Park.
[guardian.co.uk]



Email virus hell leaves jury out on DJ Spoony

Martin Kelner on Radio 5 Live's search for a younger audience and Britain's strongest man.
[guardian.co.uk]



Leaving the pain in Spain

Marca's Guillem Balague hears Gaizka Mendieta explain why a move to Boro was essential for his sanity.
[guardian.co.uk]



Kit hits the fan

Glenn Roeder was sacked after the West Ham board decided enough was enough following the shambles at Rotherham.
[thesun.co.uk]

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