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Thursday 21 June 2012
England will travel straight from the tour of India to New Zealand next January after the schedule for their trip to the Antipodes was released this morning.
Saturday 09 June 2012
A 63-year-old man was shot with a Taser and arrested yesterday after he stabbed his dog to death then threatened officers with the weapon.
Thursday 07 June 2012
Ireland coach Declan Kidney has rung the changes for the first Test against New Zealand at Eden Park on Saturday, with debuts for Simon Zebo and Declan Fitzpatrick.
Tuesday 29 May 2012
The Ireland head coach, Declan Kidney, is set to finalise his 29-man squad for the New Zealand tour after tonight's game against the Barbarians at Kingsholm.
Sunday 15 April 2012
In lottery conditions which failed to dampen the enthusiasm of the watching crowd ashore, nor did the rain, the big race of the Naples leg of the America’s Cup World Series, and the fleet racing crown, went to the local favourites, the Prada-backed Luna Rossa.
Wednesday 04 April 2012
A campaign to restore the pride of Italy was promised by the Prada luxury goods company boss Patrizio Bertelli as he confirmed in Sicily a double bid for the America’s Cup.
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.
Friday 16 March 2012
Captain Martyr tells James Corrigan why tomorrow's big match is about a Grand Slam, not his World Cup red-card heartbreak
Wednesday 14 March 2012
Neil Jenkins, the Wales skills coach, said yesterday that the team's poor record against France meant there was no way they would underestimate their opponents on Saturday, when Wales will attempt to win a third Six Nations Grand Slam in eight seasons.
Saturday 10 March 2012
England coach ignores the critics and backs unchanged side to shock experienced French
Thursday 01 March 2012
New Zealand batsman Jesse Ryder and paceman Doug Bracewell have been handed one-match bans for going out drinking while recovering from injury and being goaded into a verbal slanging match with a patron at a local pub.
Thursday 23 February 2012
Hetairos, the 214-foot superyacht skippered by Vincent Fauquenoy, was first to finish the Royal Ocean Racing Club’s Caribbean 600 in Antigua in an elapsed time of 2 days 2 hours 39 minutes and 32 seconds. But this was well outside the record set by Rambler 100 last year, which capsized in the Fastnet Race last August.
Sunday 19 February 2012
A delayed start for the fourth leg of the Volvo round the world race to avoid severe weather in the South China Sea will see the overall leader Telefonica, of Spain, set off two minutes and 32 seconds ahead of France’s Groupama after an inshore prologue was staged instead of the ocean race start.
Sunday 05 February 2012
France 30 Italy 12: Flying start for Saint-André as a full house in Paris is treated to four tries against Italy
Monday 09 January 2012
British teenager Heather Watson was knocked out of the Moorilla Hobart International in the first round today by Bulgaria's Tsvetana Pironkova.
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