WWFO: Roger Federer hits the ball between his legs…again

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

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Last year Roger Federer did this against Novak Djokovic in the US Open. Well he was at it again in his first round match at Flushing Meadows on Monday.

Federer went on to win the match against Brian Dabul 6-1, 6-4, 6-2.

WWFO: Thierry Henry joins KISS…well kinda

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

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Does Thierry Henry wanna rock and roll all nite and party every day?
According to FC Dallas he does as the MLS club is offering a promotion where fans can see FC Dallas take on the New York Red Bulls, for whom Henry plays, and gain access to a KISS concert as part of a package [...]

WWFO: Shaq in the City

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

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Shaquille O’Neal, better known as Shaq, used the weekend to get better used to his new home of Boston. The 4 time NBA Champion strolled around Harvard and went to the UFC Fan Expo amongst other activities.

Video courtesy of the Boston Globe.
Shaq will have plenty of time to get used to Boston as he has [...]

Tactics not Passion: Analysing Down’s victory over Kildare

Monday, August 30th, 2010

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Down progressed to the All-Ireland Football Final by squeezing out Kildare in a game that came down to the final kick in Croke Park on Sunday. It was  a game filled with unusual strategies of varying effect.
Down lack width early
Kildare enjoyed some early success, at least in terms of control of the game, due to [...]

WWFO: An amazing assist in Football

Monday, August 30th, 2010

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Le Havre beat Stade de Reims 2-0 in the last 32 of the French League Cup last week. Hardly the most fascinating result to most of our visitors. What will fascinate you, indeed possibly amaze you, is the pass played to set up the opening goal. Give it a look.

Weekend Edition: That Head-Shot, A Big World Record, and UFC 118

Sunday, August 29th, 2010

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It’s been another busy week of sport and we have Basketball, Rugby League, MMA, and Athletics to get to but first some Football.
Watch out

We couldn’t let this one go. German TV presenter Jessica Kastrop got whacked in the head from a, we assume accidental, ball from Stuttgart’s Khalid Boulahrouz while she was pitch-side.
Thrilling start to [...]

WWFO: Another Leaping Ninja Baseball Catch

Saturday, August 28th, 2010

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A couple of week’s ago we showed you this amazing Baseball catch from Japan. Well another player from the same team, the Hiroshima Carp, has done an insane leaping catch of his own. This time Amaya Soichiro did the honours.

Yes America, you can lose at Basketball

Saturday, August 28th, 2010

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The FIBA 2010 World Championships get under way on Saturday and Emmet Ryan is betting against the USA ending its drought in Turkey.
Where are the big names?
There’s no doubting the USA is bringing 12 talented players to Turkey for the FIBA World Championships but this is hardly the type of unit that will intimidate opponents. [...]

Live: UCD vs Bray Wanderers – FAI Cup

Friday, August 27th, 2010

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Welcome to our LIVE coverage of tonight’s FAI Cup match between UCD and Bray Wanderers in the FAI Cup. Neither team is in particularly good form as of late but one of them will be progressing to the Quarter Finals of the FAI Cup.
You can email in your thoughts to emmet@action81.com or leave them in [...]

Tough decisions ahead for Monty

Wednesday, August 25th, 2010

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With one week to go, the race for the Ryder Cup team has never been more fiercely contested. Victory last Sunday for Sweden’s Peter Hanson saw him leapfrog Paul Casey into the automatic standings, leaving the Englishman trusting Colin Montgomerie to pick him.
In 2008, U.S. Captain Paul Azinger decided that he would abandon the traditional [...]