Last year wasn’t a brilliant one for the British tourist industry. Yet the future may be considerably brighter as a result. Simon Calder reports
Tests have revealed that Chris Kelly of 1990s rap duo Kriss Kross died of a drug overdose.
Chris Kelly, who for a brief period in the 1990s was famous as one half of the diminutive hip-hop duo Kriss Kross, has died in Atlanta. He was 34. Kelly, known as “Mac Daddy”, and his rap partner Chris “Daddy Mac” Smith, were only 13 when they were discovered at a local mall by producer Jermaine Dupri, who signed them to his So So Def label.
Chris "Mac Daddy" Kelly, one half of the 1990s rap duo Kriss Kross, has died at an Atlanta hospital at the age of 34, a Fulton County Medical Examiner spokesman has confirmed.
In the history of the US civil rights movement it is remembered as "the stand in the schoolhouse door" – when James Hood was admitted to the University of Alabama in June 1963 after a charged confrontation pitting the Kennedy administration against the South's most redoubtable champion of segregation, George Wallace.
The American dream has taken hold of the 21-year-old
San Francisco have quarterback to thank while Atlanta succeed in dying seconds
Ben Ainslie may have called time on his Olympic career yesterday but he is already looking forward to the next chapter, which he hopes will bring success in the America's Cup.
As a five-time Paralympian, Sascha Kindred has witnessed first hand how the event's profile has soared over recent editions, but for the 34-year-old the rewards are still solely to be found in the pool.
In one respect at least, Jonnie Peacock, has yet to catch up with Oscar Pistorius. “No, I haven’t managed to have a chat with Oscar since then,” he says. “It’ll be interesting to see what he thinks about me now.”
Ben Ainslie, the most successful sailor in Olympic history, has been chosen to carry the flag for the British team at tomorrow's closing ceremony.
The young Tigress of swimming was almost in repose here last night. Ye Shiwen lowered the Olympic record, the one she had set a few hours earlier, by a mere one and a half seconds. If you didn't know better, you might have guessed someone had suggested she didn't draw too much attention to herself.
The continuing battle between Brazil’s Robert Scheidt, reigning Olympic gold medallist Iain Percy, and Britain’s top sailors ramped up another notch in Hyères today as Scheidt, with crew Bruno Prada, snatched the world championship of the Star keelboat class from Percy and crew Andrew Simpson.
A second unidentified masseur has joined a $2m lawsuit against John Travolta claiming the actor sexually assaulted the men in two separate incidents during private massages, according to amended court documents filed on Tuesday.
Whenever she was asked, ‘What makes my baby so bad?’ she was likely to reply, ‘Go look in the mirror’
World No 3 believes he will end England's 16-year title wait despite his terrible time on the Augusta greens