Pictures: Ryder Cup build-up
Watch video preview of this weekend's Heineken Cup with Brent Pope, Tony Ward and Mario Rosenstock
BRENT POPE believes Connacht face an uphill battle to achieve their mission improbable this weekend, but the New Zealander urged the Westerners to believe they can beat Toulouse again.
Match made in heaven for Europe's finest
It was the ultimate matchplay masterclass, a gripping battle which seems destined to become an iconic point of reference in sporting encounters for years to come. And, as a very special blessing, Ryder Cup 2012 will be remembered not for bitterness or bad manners, but for passion, bravery and remarkable grace under pressure.
Thrilling Ryder Cup kept me up all night, says Michael Hoey
IT WASN’T only Europe's Ryder Cup heroes who went short of sleep on Sunday night - so did Michael Hoey, who today began his defence of the Dunhill Links title at Carnoustie.
US got carried away by their huge lead, says Olazabal
EUROPE’S Ryder Cup-winning captain Jose Maria Olazabal believes the huge lead held by the United States could have led to their downfall.
New Doctor had to audition for role
Steven Moffat has revealed that new Doctor Who star Peter Capaldi had to audition for his lead role in the show - despite being the only person they had in mind.
Zayn Malik reveals "unconventional" wedding plans
One Direction's Zayn Malik has revealed that he and his pop star fiance will veer away from tradition and have an 'unconventional' wedding.
Kim Kardashian still has '10 pounds to go' before she's body happy
Reality tv queen Kim Kardashian's weight has been the subject of much debate in the last year, but she won't rest until she's satisfied.
12 Years A Slave leads Globe nods
Steve McQueen's epic 12 Years A Slave is heading for awards season success after it got seven nominations at the Golden Globes.
Smith: Who exit will be a 'belter'
Matt Smith has revealed that his Doctor Who exit will be with a "bang, crash, wallop".
Drew Barrymore having another girl
Drew Barrymore has revealed she is expecting another girl.
Oprah: My kids would have hated me
Oprah Winfrey has said she has no regrets about not having children because her busy career came first in her life.
Weinsteins sue over Hobbit profits
Harvey and Bob Weinstein are suing Warner Bros' New Line Cinema, claiming they are owed a share of the profits from the second and third Hobbit films.
Connolly vows to keep performing
Billy Connolly has vowed to carry on performing after being diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease.
Jackson: Tintin comes after Hobbit
Peter Jackson has revealed that he will start working on the Tintin sequel, once his Hobbit films are completed.