When the Grand Slam tournaments upped their prize-money for players knocked out in the early rounds, they were thinking of people like Damir Dzumhur. Listen to the 21-year-old Bosnian's story and you appreciate that there is much more to this sport than the jet-setting world of multimillionaires such as Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal.
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Sunday 12 August 2012
United States 107 Spain 100: Kevin Durant scored 30 points to lead the Americans while LeBron James had 19 and Kobe Bryant 17
Sunday 12 August 2012
Darts broadcaster Sid Waddell has died at the age of 72, his manager has confirmed.
Friday 08 June 2012
A retired policeman and a house painter have been arrested in northern Greece on suspicion of antiquities smuggling after an ancient gold wreath and armband were found in their car, police said today.
Wednesday 06 June 2012
England have climbed one place to sixth in the latest FIFA world rankings, with Spain widening the gap at the top and Uruguay ousting Germany from second spot.
Monday 04 June 2012
Portugal's dismal build-up to the European Championship finals continued on Saturday when they were beaten 3-1 by Turkey – a side who failed to qualify for Poland and Ukraine.
Thursday 17 May 2012
The European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg has begun hearing the case of Kahled El-Masri, a Lebanese-born German who was kidnapped, tortured and held for months in a CIA prison in Afghanistan in 2004.
Tuesday 01 May 2012
What are the qualities that, for the third year running, have put a former salted-herring warehouse on the Copenhagen waterfront at the top of the world's best restaurants?
Monday 09 January 2012
While Yugoslavia was descending into chaos in the early 1990s, fate smiled upon its most obscure breakaway republic, the Republic of Macedonia.
Monday 20 June 2011
The concert that was supposed to begin the comeback tour for Amy Winehouse turned into a fiasco on Saturday night when the troubled singer came on stage in Belgrade apparently too drunk to perform.
Sunday 05 June 2011
Friday 15 April 2011
Monday 28 March 2011
Wolves have confirmed striker Kevin Doyle faces up to eight weeks out with a medial knee ligament injury.
Friday 25 March 2011
Seamus Coleman, the Everton midfielder, has withdrawn from the Republic of Ireland squad for tomorrow's Euro 2012 qualifier against Macedonia with an ankle injury he picked up in last Saturday's 2-1 win over Fulham.
Thursday 10 February 2011
Seamus Coleman admits tasting international football with the Republic of Ireland has left him wanting more. The Everton winger, 22, had friends and family inside the Aviva Stadium on Tuesday night to see him make his debut against Wales in the first game of the inaugural Nations Cup, which ended in a comfortable 3-0 win for the hosts.
Friday 30 July 2010
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts say
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
- 1 More than 11,000 Icelanders offer to house Syrian refugees to help European crisis
- 4 Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 5 Refugee crisis: Aylan's life was full of fear - in death, he is part of 'humanity washed ashore'