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.
Don't mess with me, Diego Costa warns Manchester City ahead of Chelsea clash
Florida State quarter-back Jameis Winston suspended for half-a-game for yelling 'F*** her right in the p****'
West Ham vs Liverpool match report: Reds are caught cold by hot Hammers
Aston Villa vs Arsenal team news: Alexis Sanchez incorrectly named in starting line-up as Alex Oxlade-Chamerlain called up to start
West Ham vs Liverpool player ratings: Winston Reid? Diafra Sakho? Who rated highest from the Hammers' victory?
- 1 Scottish referendum: So how about the English now being given a chance to split from England?
- 4 Matthew Miller: American sentenced to hard labour in North Korea 'wanted to be Snowden II'
- 5 Iranian blogger found guilty of insulting Prophet Mohammad on Facebook sentenced to death
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
Scottish referendum results: Cross-party consensus collapses amid Tory-Labour spat on the 'English question'
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
Russia freezes Ukraine into submission: Kiev admits country doesn't have enough fuel for winter
Archbishop of Canterbury admits doubts about existence of God
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'