Tiger Flowers was abused for his colour but never lost his cool
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Tuesday 06 March 2012
The moppy-haired boy from Belfast always thought he would be world No 1. Now expect him to dominate the game for decades, writes James Corrigan in Miami
Tuesday 14 February 2012
Every dog has its day and at the 136th Westminster Kennel Club Annual Dog Show, that day is full of pomp, preening and a lot of posing.
Wednesday 13 July 2011
Friday 17 June 2011
Tuesday 26 April 2011
Lady Gaga has tearfully confessed on film that she thinks "people are trying to destroy her".
Wednesday 06 April 2011
Henry Dimbleby: 'I try to make sure Leon doesn't become a sterile chain. Imperfections give something life'
Sunday 03 April 2011
My earliest food memory... It goes back to Devon, where we used to go during the holidays, and mum making plum ice-cream and brown-bread ice-cream. We also used to scramble around the rocks and pick mussels and boil them up in the evening. As a child, my mum [the cookery writer Josceline Dimbleby] didn't teach me how to cook – she would always shoo us out of the kitchen because she was trying to write detailed notes – but she really taught me how to eat, which is much more important.
Wednesday 23 March 2011
Sunday 13 March 2011
With exactly 500 days to go from tomorrow before the curtain goes up on the London Olympics, a new event has been added to the programme: the tug of war. Pulling in opposite directions, much to the embarrassment of the International Olympic Committee, are the organisers, Locog, led by Lord Coe, and the British Olympic Association, headed by fellow Tory peer and Olympic medallist Lord Moynihan.
Saturday 19 February 2011
Nick Rose can remember little of his 5,000m run at Madison Square Garden on 12 February, 1982 - other than his British indoor record performance at the annual Millrose Games in New York City being regarded back home as “not much of a deal.” It will be different if Mo Farah manages to beat the clock, and Rose’s time of 13min 21.27sec, in the Aviva Grand Prix at the National Indoor Arena in Birmingham this afternoon – especially now that Britain’s male athlete of the year has announced his intention to move to the north-west American city known as “Little Beirut,” and to switch coaches to the man who finished two places and four seconds behind the Bristolian Rose in that near-forgotten 5,000m race at ‘The Garden.’
Friday 18 February 2011
Back in 1997 Flaming Lips released Zaireeka, an epic four-CD experimental album, which required each disc to be run simultaneously on different players to achieve the full effect of the music.
Tuesday 15 February 2011
New York's Madison Square Garden, a name more closely associated with basketball giants and rock 'n' roll legends, is again holding a sell out crowd this week. But the stars of the show are Jack, the Yorkshire Terrier, and 2,499 of his friends.
Tuesday 16 November 2010
David Haye has been challenged to move on from the grubby aftermath of his facile win over Audley Harrison by signing a deal to fight Vitali Klitschko in a world heavyweight title unification bout.
Monday 27 September 2010
A highly-prized collection of Sir Elton John memorabilia which is being sold by his mother is generating global interest from buyers, auctioneers said today.
Monday 26 July 2010
Gardens are an enduring motif in artwork, usually as a picturesque setting for a picnic scene, tea on the lawn or a child picking flowers. But for the Impressionists in Paris in the 19th Century, a movement which coincided with an explosion in enthusiasm for domestic horticulture, gardens became a subject in their own right and not simply a convenient backdrop.
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