The triple jumper was available
Swedish head coach Eriksson to quit for Canada and is latest key figure to exit post-2012
The Swede replaced Charles van Commenee last October
Paula Radcliffe might be baffled by Mo Farah's "half measure" approach to this year's London Marathon – he plans to drop out at the midpoint – but the fastest female marathon runner of all-time believes the double Olympic champion will take British men's marathon running back to the future when he tackles the full 26.2 mile distance for the first time next year. The British men's record has been stuck at 2 hours 07 minutes 13 seconds, the time achieved by Welshman Steve Jones, since October 1985. In Radcliffe's estimation, Farah is "well capable of running a 2hr 04min marathon".
The Government has promised to give all pupils access to music.
For years, St Asaph thought it was a city, but was not. Now, for 10p a head, it's a big shot after all
As austerity bites, the temples of culture will have to change and be at the centre of communities, says Nicholas Kenyon
As austerity bites, the temples of culture will have to change, says Nicholas Kenyon
These figures were mannequins that had become sculptures. They were blackened and clothed and wore wigs. One of the women, standing on kind of bandy legs and upturned, precarious feet was straining her twisted neck and mouth around towards the tap as if she was trying to get a drink.
Swansea City are signing Watford striker Danny Graham for a club record £3.5m fee. The 25-year-old Graham was the top scorer in the Championship last year with 24 goals and has agreed a four-year contract at the Liberty Stadium.
The north-east town saw off Braunschweig, Bydgoszcz and Ostrava to host European athletics' flagship team event for the first time after staging its predecessor, the SPAR European Cup, in 1989 and 2000.
The wealthy Egyptian-born businessman Assem Allam has put more than £1m into improving Hull Kingston Rovers.
For the first time in more than a century, younger people may have worse life chances than their parents, Ed Miliband will claim today, accusing the Coalition Government of targeting its spending cuts on them.
Andy Carroll's dream England debut has been cast into doubt after Newcastle sent an e-mail to the Football Association expressing their concern about the player's fitness.
John Wilson and the orchestra which bears his name created a absolute sensation at the 2009 Proms with their celebration of 75 years of MGM musicals.