World Sports in brief
Thaworn declared winner in Taiwan
Thailand's Thaworn Wiratchant was declared the winner of the Yeangder
Tournament Players Championship after it was reduced to 54 holes due to
Typhoon Fanapi With the storm packing winds of up to 162 kilometres (100
miles) per hour, the final round at the Linkou International Golf Club
in Taipei was unplayable.
Henry apologizes for goalie
French star Thierry Henry has apologized for an incident during a
play stoppage in an Major League Soccer game that injured the goalkeeper
for FC Dallas.
New York Red Bulls player Henry apologized for injuring Kevin
Hartman's knee by taking an extra kick at the ball in the Dallas' goal
area during the Red Bulls 2-2 tie.
Nibali on course to claim first ever Grand Tour
Italy's Vincenzo Nibali was on course to win the Tour of Spain after
staging a courageous counter-attack against Spain's Ezequiel Mosquera in
the penultimate stage here on Saturday.
The Spaniard won the gruelling and decisive mountainous stage by just
one second ahead of Nibali of Liquigas.
Wilkinson 'of old' resurfaces in Toulon
Jonny Wilkinson was hailed as a "great" and back to the form that saw
him win the 2003 World Cup with England after another dominant Top 14
display for his French club Toulon. Wilkinson has been in fantastic form
for the Mediterranean city, racking up a further 23 points in Saturday's
28-16 win over defending champions Clermont.