Robin Scott-Elliot is a Sports News Correspondent for The Independent.
23 July 2014 10:00 PM
The bell is beginning to toll on his career and he needs to find a way to ring it out on a high
23 July 2014 09:46 PM
Some of the greats from the 2012 Olympics are back in Britain while new names are ready to shine. Robin Scott-Elliot assesses who to watch for
22 July 2014 10:46 PM
Organisers promise ‘best ever’ Games while Brits ponder prospect of racing team-mates
22 July 2014 05:23 PM
We pick out the athletes from the United Kingdom to keep an eye on over the next fortnight
22 July 2014 05:18 PM
Every event worth watching, including Mo Farah and Usain Bolt
21 July 2014 11:12 AM
The heptathlete has a foot injury, leaving her 'absolutely devastated'
06 July 2014 07:45 PM
Tennis truly has its golden generation right now
03 July 2014 10:59 PM
A quarter-final place in the girls’ singles was secured by Tornado Black, sister of Hurricane. Great things are forecast for both, although Michael Fish doesn’t think either will cause any trouble. The names were carefully chosen by their mother, who comes armed with a marketing degree, to attract attention (it’s working) – Black was originally Alicia but the Tornado was added when she first showed promised at tennis and mother made sure it stuck. Hurricane was always Hurricane.
02 July 2014 10:16 PM
Silver linings for Judy Murray: Jamie is still going in the mixed doubles and Maia Lumsden, her next Scottish big thing, is alive and kicking in the juniors. Murray Snr partnered the Australian Casey Dellacqua into the third round of the mixed doubles while Lumsden, the 16-year-old Glaswegian wild card who trains in Spain as a young Andy Murray once did, is through to the third round of the girls’ singles.
02 July 2014 01:45 PM
Kerber had less time to recover after playing Maria Sharapova yesterday
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'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
Have we reached 'peak food'? Shortages loom as global production rates slow
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
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Liberal Democrat minister defends comments suggesting immigration causes pub closures
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