Olympic news you may have missed
Monday 04 June 2012
Tim Stockdale took another significant step on his comeback trail yesterday, finishing second in the St Gallen Longines Grand Prix. The Northamptonshire-based showjumper, who broke his neck eight months ago, went clear with Kalico Bay, but could not quite eclipse German winner Marcus Ehning and Plot Blue.
Adam Gemili. London sprinter, twice achieved the Olympic A standard in running 10.11sec and 10.08sec. The 18-year-old's latter, final-winning time was the second-fastest by a European this year.
Joe Thomas. Welsh athlete has admitted defeat in his bid to make the 800m this summer with a fractured left shin.
GB men's hockey side. Missed out on a medal at the Sultan Azlan Shan Cup in Mal-aysia, going down 3-1 to India in bronze-medal match.
53 Days to go to the Olympics
Swimmer Anthony Nesty won the 100m butterfly in exactly 53 seconds in 1988 and remains Surinam's only Olympic medallist.
My one and only game for Neil Baldwin FC
Laura Trott and Jason Kenny announce engagement
Jose Mourinho says Chelsea deserve to be setting pace going into Christmas fixtures
Manchester United vs Newcastle United preview: Alan Pardew targets rare Old Trafford win to halt Newcastle slump
Arsenal vs QPR: Leroy Fer seeks perfect present for Boxing Day
- 1 PlayStation and Xbox hacked by Lizard Squad
- 2 Christmas comes early to Hong Kong, as millions of bank notes spill out onto busy street
- 3 The 'Black Museum': After 150 years, public set to see exhibits from police’s grisly crime museum
- 5 Vagina canoe artist defends herself over ‘obscenity’ charges
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
BBC director Danny Cohen: Rising UK antisemitism makes me feel more uncomfortable than ever
Alex Salmond has 'broken his word to the Scottish people' says Scottish Lib Dem leader