A zumba instructor has admitted using her dance studio as a front for a prostitution ring that involved scores of men. The plea means that Alexis Wright will avoid a trial, as will her clients who might have been called as witnesses.
Champions League holders fail to progress from group
A look ahead to tonight's Champions League fixture at Celtic Park
When 19-year-old Barbara Ann Scott won the Olympic gold medal in figure skating at the 1948 St Moritz games, she confirmed her position as Canada's sweetheart. Generations of Canadian girls grew up with Barbara Scott dolls, women imitated her fashion style, and skaters were inspired by her success – though Scott remains the only Canadian skater to win an individual gold medal. She managed, according to the then prime minister Mackenzie King, to lift Canada out of its post-war gloom.
Leeds have confirmed they are in talks with an unnamed group of potential investors.
Ice hockey is hardly the most suitable sport for a desert nation where temperatures can soar as high as 50C.
By changing the league programme to suit the Champions League big boys we reinforce the elite
Long regarded as a synonym for urban decay, the battered city of Detroit has begun to flex its economic muscles again. But the process of regeneration is only just beginning, reports David Usborne
Witnesses said the plane hit trouble just after taking off. It veered to the left and crashed on the banks of the Volga River
A boy who hit an ice hockey puck into a tiny hole from the rink's centre line 27 metres away has been denied $50,000 prize money, because his identical 11-year-old twin brother bought the ticket that allowed him to take the shot.
'Nervous' Scot quickly gets measure of India's world No 64 to set up tie against Netherlands' Robin Haase
British No 1 reprises through-the-legs half-volley winner under the Centre Court roof
Vancouver was living up to its historic nickname "The Big Smoke" yesterday after it woke up to discover that ice hockey fans dismayed at their team's defeat in the final of the sport's biggest competition had turned the streets of the city centre into a riot zone.
Riot police fired tear gas to control a mob that burned cars and looted shops in downtown Vancouver on Wednesday after the Canucks lost the Stanley Cup final to the Boston Bruins.
Never write off Andy Murray. When the 24-year-old Scot, clearly troubled by the ankle injury sustained in his previous match, trailed Viktor Troicki by two sets here last night it seemed his French Open ambitions were about to be ground into the Roland Garros dust, but after a typically spirited comeback he will be back to fight another day.