Cricket: Wasim wades in for the kill

By David Llewellyn

Cricket: Single-digit decisions, double-digit salutes

DAVID RICHARDS, the chief executive of the International Cricket Council, yesterday dismissed reports that the sport's governing body was ready to increase the level of technology to aid decisions in major matches.

Cricket: Mixed emotions for century man

JOHN MORRIS yesterday became Durham's leading scorer of centuries, but he could not stop the Championship match against Glamorgan ending in a draw at Chester-le-Street.

Cricket: Gough makes an impact

MICHAEL GOUGH batted for four-and-three-quarter hours to make 62 on his debut for Durham against Essex at Chester-le-Street yesterday.

Athletics: Kulukundis funds French trip

UNLESS you happen to be a Daley Thompson or a Denise Lewis, being a multi-event athlete is a thankless occupation. Along with pole vaulters and shot putters, decathletes and heptathletes have always been right down the pecking order in terms of resources and prestige.

Athletics: Benefactor funds French trip

UNLESS you happen to be a Daley Thompson or a Denise Lewis, being a multi-event athlete is a thankless occupation. Along with pole vaulters and shot putters, decathletes and heptathletes have always been right down the pecking order in terms of resources and prestige.

Football: Wanchope fires Derby's push for place in Europe

Derby County 3 Sheffield Wednesday 0

Football: Dublin in Barnsley's bad books after `dive' drama

Coventry City 1 Barnsley 0

Boy hurt in sunroof horror

A TRIP for a Valentine's day gift almost ended in tragedy when a three-year-old boy was nearly choked to death by a car sunroof. The toddler's father left the boy and an 18-month-old baby strapped in the back of the car while he went into a florist's on Friday.

Football: Blades prevail in penalty tale

Sheffield United 1 Ipswich Town 0

Politics: Council taxes may rise 10% in spending squeeze

Council tax payers will face increases of up to 10 per cent in their bills next April. Colin Brown, Chief Political Correspondent, says John Prescott, the Deputy Prime Minister, is also taking money away from rich London boroughs and giving more to Tony Blair's council.

Football: Graham has more surgery to perform

Coventry City 0 Leeds United 0

Middlesex driven by Shah show

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Cricket: Moody takes Derbyshire apart

Worcestershire's captain Tom Moody led the way with 101 out of his side's 400 for 4 against Derbyshire at New Road yesterday.
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