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Saturday 28 April 2012
Team Sky's Mark Cavendish has targeted the leader's jersey and victory in the team time trial at the Giro d'Italia next month.
Saturday 17 March 2012
Chris Killip and I are looking at the same photographs. But we are seeing different things. They are dense, vivid, solid, black-and-white images of working people in the North of England in the Seventies and Eighties. To me they speak of a grim, bleak, alienated breed – unsmiling, ground-down, resigned or even perhaps crushed and defeated. To him they celebrate the resilience of the human spirit.
Friday 16 March 2012
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Friday 09 March 2012
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Thursday 08 March 2012
Mark Cavendish won the second stage of the Tirreno-Adriatico today to claim his fourth victory of what he hopes will be a momentous 2012 season.
Wednesday 08 February 2012
Mark Cavendish fought off the aftermath of a fever to claim his first victory in the world champion's rainbow jersey for Team Sky here yesterday, fulfilling his promise to "hit the ground running" in a year where a crack at Britain's first Olympic gold of 2012 is beckoning.
Thursday 22 December 2011
Mark Cavendish tonight became only the third cyclist to win the BBC's Sports Personality of the Year award when he pipped golfer Darren Clarke and athlete Mo Farah to the main prize in Salford.
Friday 09 December 2011
Released in 3D in the cinemas, first-time director Richard De Aragues' documentary is clearly shot for huge Imax screens.
Saturday 03 December 2011
Saint Lucia's luxury resorts and idyllic beaches are undoubtedly impressive, but it's the traditional culture that makes a visit so special.
Wednesday 20 July 2011
Saturday 16 July 2011
Sunday 03 July 2011
Monday 20 June 2011
Our oceans are complex systems, about as well (mis)understood as the human brain. A census of marine life was published last year, and, although extremely insightful, only covered a small percentage of the ocean’s biosphere. In many ways, this led us to realize just how much we don’t know.
Monday 13 June 2011
One way to attract attention to your listing is by settling on an unusual name, and few are as unusual as 3Legs Resources. Seeking to work out its roots, we asked the chief executive, Peter Clutterbuck, who pointed us to the Isle of Man and its flag, with its three legs against a red background.
Tuesday 07 June 2011
Irish rider Derek Brien has been killed in an accident at the Isle of Man TT. The 34-year-old from County Meath crashed at Gorse Lea on the second lap of yesterday's Supersport race, which was subsequently red-flagged. An investigation into the circumstances of the accident is under way.
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