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.
England vs New Zealand second Test match report: England’s bold boast turns into hot air and humiliation
Fifa corruption: Sepp Blatter's right-hand man Jerome Valcke 'sent' $10m payment to Jack Warner in letter from the South African FA
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Michael Schumacher: Bernie Ecclestone reveals why he can't visit former F1 champion because he 'doesn't want to see him like that'
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Michael Gove determined to scrap the Human Rights Act – even if Scotland retains it
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