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Monday 06 August 2012
Dai Greene's bid for Olympic gold ended in disappointment as he had to settle for an agonising fourth place in the 400 metres final tonight.
Monday 06 August 2012
GB track and field team captain was disgusted with his 400m hurdles semi-final performance, he tells Simon Turnbull
Monday 06 August 2012
GB captain was disgusted with his hurdles semi-final, he tells Simon Turnbull
Sunday 05 August 2012
As Dai Greene crossed the finish line in the London 2012 centrepiece arena last night, he clasped his hands to his face and dropped to the ground. He remained there for a good while, a picture of despair – lying on his back, his hands clasped to his head. The captain of the British track and field team thought he had blown his big Olympic chance. Only the first two finishers in the three semi-finals of the 400m hurdles were guaranteed a place in tomorrow's final and Greene had crossed the line fourth in the opening race.
Wednesday 01 August 2012
Great Britain's women were unable to back-up their historic Olympic win over Algeria by beating Italy today, with the World Cup champions proving that experience and pedigree can be far more valuable than enthusiasm.
Friday 27 July 2012
Finchley super-heavyweight Anthony Joshua will have to battle past a man with one of the most famous names in world amateur boxing history if he is to realise his dream of claiming a medal at his home city Olympics.
Friday 08 June 2012
At least 16 youngsters were killed and 32 injured when their bus plunged into a 400ft ravine north of Bolivia's capital La Paz on the way to a school sports event.
Wednesday 24 August 2011
Punishing winds from Hurricane Irene howled over Turks and Caicos and the sparsely populated islands of the south eastern Bahamas as residents huddled in darkened homes, hotels and public buildings.
Tuesday 23 August 2011
A rapidly strengthening Hurricane Irene is heading towards the Bahamas and threatening to become a monster storm.
Monday 22 August 2011
Hurricane Irene cut power to more than a million people in Puerto Rico, downing trees and flooding streets today, and forecasters warned it could be a major storm as it threatens Florida and South Carolina by the end of the week.
Sunday 23 January 2011
Cheap flights to the Caribbean
Thomson Airways is offering direct flights from Manchester to La Romana in the Dominican Republic, from the rock-bottom price of £299, including taxes. The flight to the Caribbean island departs 6 February.
Go to thomson.co.uk/flights
Tuesday 09 November 2010
A British holiday jet had to divert en route to the Caribbean after an allegedly drunken women passenger attacked cabin crew, it was revealed today.
Monday 01 November 2010
Authorities have urged hundreds of thousands of Haitians living in crowded tent camps to seek new shelter as Hurricane Tomas roars across the Caribbean with Haiti on its potential path.
Friday 29 October 2010
The family of a woman who starved to death after leaving Britain for a new life in the Caribbean has called for a full investigation, it emerged today.
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