Craig Ray, Author at Latest News

Vingegaard emerges as the alpha of the Tour de France while doping questions swirl

By the time you read this, Dane Jonas Vinggaard should have finished with his second Tour de France title after resisting a challenge from two-time Slovenian champion Tadezh Pogacar. The ‘Resistance’ fit in the first two weeks of the tour as the main champions punched and counterpunched across Spain, the Pyrenees and central France. Vingegaard … Read more

The mistrust between the players and the golf leadership continues to simmer at the 151 Open Championship

The 151street The Open Championship at Royal Liverpool in Hoylake this week enjoyed a strange kind of peace that permeates the air yet The latest merger between the PGA/DP World Tour/Saudi Arabia Golf. But this does not mean that the sharpness has completely faded away. Many golfers remained loyal to the PGA Tour when offered … Read more

A test for the ages – as Etzebeth honors his father for the Boks’ Oakland All Blacks stint

The Springboks rarely need extra motivation when they play the All Blacks – the history, rivalry and quality of the contest ensure that every time they meet, the Test generally goes to the column marked “great”. But at the unfamiliar 25,000-capacity Mount Smart Stadium in Auckland’s southeastern industrial suburbs, the world champions will have something … Read more