1/4/1915 The first fighter pilot claims his prey

When the war started, the different warring nations used aircraft solely to observe enemy troop movements on the ground. With the passage of time, they have started also using them to drop bombs on enemy targets, both civilian and military. 214 more words

Western Front

First instance of Airplanes being modified for combat!

While planes had already been used in the war for scouting, on 1 April the French pilot Roland Garros became the first to shoot down an enemy plane by using a machine gun that shot forward through the propeller blades. 202 more words


Adidas And Y-3 Team Up For The Roland Garros Tennis Collection

To further bolster its tennis line, Adidas has announced the release of the Roland Garros Collection by Y-3. The shoes – designed by the world-renowned Yohji Yamamoto – will make their first appearance on a pro circuit court at the French Open, to be held May 1-June 7 at the Stade Roland Garros in Paris. 207 more words

Athletic & Outdoor

Rafa Roundup: Hewitt still thinks Nadal is the favorite to win at Roland Garros


Questions have been raised over the fitness and form of Rafael Nadal and his ability to defend his French Open crown in June but former world No. 605 more words

Rafael Nadal

Francesca Schiavone to Gazza News: "Tennis is friendship, respect and truth"

Translation of this article http://www.gazzetta.it/Tennis/15-03-2015/tennis-schiavone-gazza-news-amo-verita-110115808659.shtml by “G.Des”.

In the Gazzetta’s news broadcast the Milan native speaks of the future: “At 35, I prefer to live in the present and a few months ahead rather than look further than that.” 445 more words


Andai Saja Setiap Olahragawan Seperti Novak Djokovic

Kalau saja setiap olahragawan seperti Novak Djokovic, mungkin panggung olahraga menjadi panggung hiburan komedi :D, kamu bisa lihat video-video Novak lainnya yang kocak-kocak di Youtube.


At Night I Dreamt Of Rackets

In December, I went to the Statoil Masters at the Royal Albert Hall in London. I’d bought the ticket to see Andy Roddick, so I was pretty disappointed when the schedule got changed and I didn’t get to see him. 938 more words