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Slalom Canoeing: Etienne Stott and Tim Baillie win gold for Team GB with David Florence and Richard Hounslow taking silver
Thursday 02 August 2012
The British canoeing pair Tim Baillie and Etienne Stott took a breathtaking gold for Britain in the two-man canoe slalom this afternoon.
Wednesday 01 August 2012
The dream of an individual gold medal is over, but David Florence is determined to use the disappointment of his failure in the canoe slalom yesterday to drive him to success alongside Richard Hounslow tomorrow.
Monday 30 July 2012
David Florence is concentrating on tomorrow's canoe slalom C1 semi-finals after his initially shaky run.
Friday 13 April 2012
The British super bantamweight champion, Scott Quigg, or his next opponent, Rendall Munroe, may not fight Carl Frampton next, regardless of the outcome of their 16 June fight.
Thursday 12 April 2012
And so the mystery is solved. After 20-plus years and more than 500 episodes, the creator of The Simpsons has finally cracked and admitted that it was Springfield, Oregon, all along. Since the very beginning, fans have speculated as to which of the 34 US towns that bear the name – not to mention the one in Essex – could claim to be "the real Springfield", home of the world's most famous yellow family. Now they know.
Wednesday 28 March 2012
Metro Bank has won the pitch to become the US embassy in London's official bank, processing its transactions in the UK. Metro Bank has been expanding in the capital since its launch in 2010.
Wednesday 21 March 2012
It's a safe bet that you didn't pay much attention to the National Luxury and Lifestyle Awards last weekend. No, me neither. And you may not have heard of John Griffin, the recipient of a special award as Entrepreneur of the Year. But if you live in London, he's a constant presence in your life.
Monday 19 March 2012
Kell Brook is targeting a blockbuster showdown with Amir Khan which promoter Eddie Hearn insists can attract 50,000 people to an outdoor venue in England.
Monday 02 January 2012
Thursday 08 December 2011
Police are searching for a former Albanian intelligence officer wanted for torture and kidnapping who jumped bail last week, failing to appear at his extradition hearing in London on 1 December.
Wednesday 07 December 2011
Hartlepool United have sacked their manager, Mick Wadsworth, following a run of seven successive home defeats.
Monday 05 December 2011
Bristol Rovers surged into the third round of the FA Cup yesterday with a clinical 6-1 defeat of non-league AFC Totton.
Monday 05 December 2011
With its intimations of resilience, both against present travails and past caricature, he bears the perfect name for an Irish "banker" at Cheltenham. More pertinently, however, Bog Warrior's christening contains a literal significance that may ultimately disqualify him from that role. For after a sensational performance at Fairyhouse yesterday, his trainer indicated that conditions would have to be a good deal muddier than usual if he is to end up at the Festival in March. Regardless, this is unmistakably a new star in the jumping firmament, with the clear potential to prove the best horse ever to have entered the canny supervision of Tony Martin.
Sunday 04 December 2011
At Union Jacks, Jamie Oliver is reimagining the pizza. But did he really need to?
Thursday 01 December 2011
Sustained immigration has not harmed Britons' employment, say government advisers
Australia facing international condemnation after turning around Sri Lankans at sea
7/7 memorial defaced on anniversary of 2005 attacks with ‘Blair lied thousands died’ graffiti
Socialist Worker called to apologise over ‘vile’ article saying Eton schoolboy Horatio Chapple's death is ‘reason to save the polar bears’
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