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Tuesday 26 June 2012
The loser of Egypt's presidential election has left the country with most of his family hours after an investigation was opened into claims he wasted public funds during his term as a minister in the former regime.
Friday 15 June 2012
Digging deep in the last 48 hours, the French Groupama team won its second leg in the Volvo round the world race, extended its overall lead, and enjoyed the especially sweet achievement of being first into its home port of Lorient in south Brittany.
Tuesday 12 June 2012
Paul Casey’s season continued its downward spiral with his withdrawal from this week's US Open in San Francisco. Casey’s shoulder is not fully recovered from his snowboarding accident in January. Though he hopes to return later this month, the setback further reduces his chances of making the Ryder Cup team in Chicago in September.
Thursday 31 May 2012
Two British Ians had a good day at the helm with double Olympic medallist Walker holding the lead just 100 miles from the finish of leg seven of the Volvo round the world race and reigning world champion Williams leading the Korea match race championship as he started his 2012 defence.
Sunday 13 May 2012
Whoever wins this afternoon, the Premier League title will stay in Manchester. Tim Rich reports
Sunday 13 May 2012
The Tevez affair has cast a shadow over Blues season and, title or not, has left many fans yearning for purer times
Thursday 10 May 2012
It went down to the wire but the American-flagged Puma won the sixth leg of the Volvo round the world race from Itajai, Brazil, to Miami.
Tuesday 01 May 2012
City exploit United's packed midfield which leaves Rooney isolated and frustrated in attack
Friday 20 April 2012
Britain’s Leigh McMillan completed an impressive four days to win the second event in the 2012 series of the Extreme Sailing Series in Qingdao, China.
Thursday 19 April 2012
British Olympic sailor Leigh McMillan swept into the lead on the third day of the Extreme Sailing Series regatta in Qingdao and Britain’s reigning world match racing champion, Ian Williams, pulled back up to third overall going into the final day.
Tuesday 17 April 2012
A solid start for Ian Williams’ GAC Pindar team put them in third place at the end of the first day of the Extreme Sailing Series regatta in Qingdao.
Saturday 31 March 2012
Batting coach insists players are still 'best in England' and that Strauss has full backing
Sunday 25 March 2012
The war of attrition that has seen damage hit the fleet hard now on four of the five legs of the Volvo round the world race is forcing Spanish/Kiwi entry Camper to take time out less than half way from Auckland to Itajai, Brazil.
Saturday 17 March 2012
Spanish boat Camper, which is managed and largely crewed by Team New Zealand, at last clicked to produce a convincing victory in front of tens of thousands of 'home' fans in the Auckland In-Port Race, its first win in the Volvo round the world race.
Tuesday 28 February 2012
The crunch confrontation between organisers of next year’s America’s Cup and local opponents of a $55m waterfront redevelopment was avoided in San Francisco when a revised plan was announced by the mayor, Edwin M. Lee.
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