It promises to be a super enough Saturday for the British track and field team in their first engagement since the home Olympics but for one of the country’s most prolific indoor performers the European Championships got off to a Friday flop of a start in Gothenburg yesterday.
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Sunday 27 April 2008
Harlequins paid the price for failing to kill off the Wildcats as a Wakefield side sparked by their inventive half-backs, Jamie Rooney and Danny Brough, came back to win a thriller.
Saturday 26 April 2008
Widnes want the Australian Test scrum-half, Brett Kimmorley, to spearhead their bid for Super League status. The 31-year-old is looking to leave Cronulla at the end of this season and Widnes are courting him strongly – subject to them gaining a Super League license when they are allocated in July.
Thursday 24 April 2008
St Helens have followed the appointment of Mick Potter as their new coach by making Tony Puletua the first signing for next season. The 28-year-old New Zealand forward will arrive from the Australian club, Penrith, on a three-year contract.
Thursday 17 April 2008
Paul Deacon is set to finish his career with Bradford after agreeing a two year contract extension. The Great Britain scrum-half has rejected overtures from other Super League clubs to stay with the Bulls until 2010, by which time he will be 32 and will have been there for 13 years.
Friday 04 April 2008
Wakefield's captain, Jason Demetriou, has been ruled out for the season with a career-threatening neck injury.
Thursday 03 April 2008
Dwain Chambers will not make his rugby league debut this weekend, says the Castleford coach, Terry Matterson.
Thursday 03 April 2008
Dwain Chambers has agreed to meet UK Sport's director of drug-free sport, John Scott, to provide inside knowledge on drug offences.
Wednesday 02 April 2008
Wayne Bennett, widely regarded as the world's leading coach, is to leave the Brisbane Broncos after 22 years at the end of this season to join St George Illawarra – a move with implications for British clubs.
Saturday 29 March 2008
Castleford are being linked with a move for controversial sprinter Dwain Chambers. Super League's bottom club have called a press conference for Monday to make a major announcement amid speculation that they have persuaded Chambers to try his hand at rugby league
Sunday 09 March 2008
Chris Tomlinson should get the homecoming he desires this week. He admitted before yesterday's long jump final at the World Indoor Championships here that his fiancée Lucia Rovardi, the West End actress currently appearing in The Buddy Holly Story, had told him before he left: "Don't bother to come back if you haven't got a medal. You need to start delivering."
Friday 07 March 2008
Dwain Chambers matched his lifetime best to thrash the opposition and reach the 60 metres final later tonight at the World Indoor Championships in Valencia.
Thursday 06 March 2008
Dwain Chambers could overturn his lifetime Olympic ban in the courts, according to Dick Pound, the former president of the World Anti-Doping Agency.
Wednesday 27 February 2008
Simeon Williamson will team up with Dwain Chambers after being selected for the Great Britain and Northern Ireland squad to compete in next month's World Indoor Championships in Valencia.
Sunday 24 February 2008
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