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Thursday 30 August 2012
Andy Murray is in a hurry. The 25-year-old Scot became the first man to reach the third round of the US Open here last night when he recorded his second successive straight-sets victory of the tournament. Just as in his opening encounter against Alex Bogomolov, the world No 4 never looked in any danger. Having coasted to a 6-2, 6-1, 6-3 victory over Ivan Dodig, he now faces the winner of today’s all-Spanish meeting between Feliciano Lopez and Pablo Andujar.
Tuesday 28 August 2012
British No 1 struggles with gusty conditions on US Open's rain-swept first day
Monday 20 August 2012
Victor Anichebe is hoping he can finally show Everton fans what he is capable of this season.
Saturday 11 August 2012
France will have history in their sights when they play Sweden tomorrow as they attempt to become the first team to defend the men's handball Olympic title.
Friday 10 August 2012
Great Britain's Luke Patience and Stuart Bithell had to settle for silver in the men's 470 class after just falling short of gold on the south coast today.
Thursday 09 August 2012
British taekwondo fighter Jade Jones will go for Olympic gold tonight after stunning world number one Tseng Li-Cheng of Chinese Taipei 10-6 in their women's under-57kg featherweights semi-final at ExCeL.
Sunday 05 August 2012
Promising future for game in Britain despite premature exit for Hope Powell's Team GB
Friday 03 August 2012
Germany were crowned Olympic champions in the men's quadruple sculls with a stunning victory over silver medallists Croatia, with Britain finishing fifth.
Wednesday 01 August 2012
After five days of Olympic red-button surfing, it was time to actually leave the house and enter the Olympic Park.
Wednesday 27 June 2012
Now... Departing on 8 July, Inntravel has a self-guided cycling tour, taking in the countryside, churches and chateaux of the Dordogne. It includes return P&O Dover-Calais ferry crossing, a week's B&B, five dinners, luggage transfers, bike hire and maps for £855pp. inntravel.co.uk
Tuesday 26 June 2012
Andy Murray put on a devastating display of grass-court tennis to hammer Nikolay Davydenko and race into the second round of Wimbledon.
Saturday 23 June 2012
It is all about the dude within.
Friday 22 June 2012
If Uefa is ever put in charge of the Louvre, its first move could well be selling off the Mona Lisa in small, heavily-sponsored pieces. No one is saying these Euro 2012 finals have been of uniform Da Vinci quality, but frequently they have been brilliant in their intrigue and competitive edge and at times they have also glowed with the quality of the football.
Friday 22 June 2012
The first major study of the foreign language skills of Europe's teenagers confirmed what we all feared yesterday – we are the language dunces of the Continent. The survey of 16 nations – by the European Commission – revealed England was bottom in the rankings on reading, writing and listening.
Wednesday 20 June 2012
Spain's base is full of banners reminding Vicente del Bosque's team that history does not win tournaments. Instead, the slogans state that "concentration", "talent" and even "humility" will be the key ingredients if Spain are to win a third major championship in a row.
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
Katie Hopkins on LBC: Listen to caller taking The Sun columnist to task over migrant comments
- 1 Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin file for divorce after 10 years of marriage
- 2 Rarest Beanie Baby bought for just £10 at car boot sale could be sold for £62,500 on eBay
- 3 Katie Hopkins and The Sun editor David Dinsmore reported to police for incitement to racial hatred following migrant boat column
- 4 Bookies now say Ed Miliband is more likely to be prime minister than David Cameron
- 5 Australian student Tommy Connolly, 23, adopts his pregnant, homeless 17-year-old cousin to give her a chance at 'a better life'