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Saturday 21 July 2012
British medal hopeful Phillips Idowu was "full of emotion" today as he carried the Olympic Torch in Stratford - just a stone's throw from the Olympic Park in east London.
Saturday 21 July 2012
I haven't entirely given up on my New Year's prediction that Boris will ignite the Cauldron on Friday with Olympic Flame, a sparkling rosé made by RidgeView in Sussex. Even if it doesn't come to pass, one English rosé fizz flying the flag for the 'Isles of Wonder' will be the deliciously tangy 2008 Hush Heath Balfour Brut Rosé, £36-£39, Waitrose, Wine Pantry (020-7403 3003). It's one of dozens of quality wines selected from the Primrose Hill wine merchant Bibendum's range to wash down the fancy hospitality fare at London's six Olympic venues over the coming weeks.
Thursday 19 July 2012
Artist Tracey Emin could not hide her delight as she carried the Olympic flame through her home town and said she had been overwhelmed by one of the more surreal experiences of her life.
Wednesday 18 July 2012
Wednesday 04 July 2012
Paula Radcliffe is confident she will be able to compete at London 2012 despite the recurrence of a foot problem.
Monday 04 June 2012
Scientists warn that the fashion for ultramarathons, triathlons and extreme endurance bicycle races could be putting competitors' lives at risk.
Wednesday 30 May 2012
Spain have every right to be exhausted after four taxing years of almost non-stop action but the chance to claim a unique treble is spurring them on. By Pete Jenson
Friday 25 May 2012
Eddie Izzard has been forced to abandon his attempt to complete 27 marathons in 27 days in South Africa due to "unforeseen medical complications".
Thursday 24 May 2012
Eddie Izzard has had to abandon his gruelling challenge to run a marathon each day for 27 days in South Africa due to "medical complications".
Monday 21 May 2012
Maria Sharapova overcame a frustrating rain delay to defeat Li Na 4-6, 6-4, 7-6 in the final of the Rome Masters yesterday.
Sunday 20 May 2012
Dan Pfaff is best known in the coaching world as the man behind Donovan Bailey, the Canadian who blitzed to Olympic 100m gold in world record time in Atlanta in 1996. He also had a brief spell guiding Marion Jones and Tim Montgomery that ended acrimoniously before the golden couple became embroiled in the Balco drugs scandal.
Monday 14 May 2012
Wolves owner Steve Morgan believes new manager Stale Solbakken has the pedigree to bring success to the midlands club and insists the Norwegian's appointment is astute rather than brave.
Thursday 10 May 2012
Tuesday 08 May 2012
It was only after 23 miles and 384 yards that the tears finally came. For more than a fortnight Claire Lomas had done a remarkable job of keeping it together, singularly focused on her goal of reaching the finishing line of the London marathon. But as she took her final step this afternoon, backed by the cheers of hundreds of supporters and a remarkable piece of engineering, there seemed little need to hold her emotions back any longer.
Tuesday 08 May 2012
A paralysed woman has become the first person to complete a marathon in a bionic suit.
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
- 1 More than 11,000 Icelanders offer to house Syrian refugees to help European crisis
- 2 President Obama leaves touching comment on Humans of New York photo from Iran
- 4 The Chinese city where men have 'three girlfriends because there are so many women'
- 5 German police forced to ask public to stop bringing donations for refugees arriving by train