Bring on rugby sevens at the Olympics. The Blitzboks downed favourites New Zealand 17-12 last night to win the mantle of Commonwealth Games champions and bag Team South Africa's second gold of the day.
A journey that began with a phone call to a betting shop in Holywood in Northern Ireland 10 years ago came to an emotional climax on the 18th green at Royal Liverpool as Rory McIlroy celebrated his first Open Championship win.
A truck is stuck on a road crack after a powerful earthquake in Iwaki, Fukushima Prefecture, northeastern Japan March 11, 2011. A massive 8.9 magnitude quake hit northeast Japan on Friday, causing many injuries, fires and a ten-metre (33-ft) tsunami along parts of the country's coastline. There were several strong aftershocks and a warning of a 10-metre tsunami following the quake, which also caused buildings to shake violently in the capital Tokyo. A tsunami warning has been issued for the entire Pacific basin except for the mainland United States and Canada following a huge earthquake that hit Japan on Friday, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said. REUTERS/KYODO (JAPAN - - Tags: DISASTER TRANSPORT) FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. JAPAN OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN JAPAN. YES Image by: KYODO