Diary of a cricket obsessive
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Tuesday 12 June 2012
While Lewis Hamilton and the McLaren team celebrated a tremendous victory at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on Sunday night, his team-mate Jenson Button was left in despair after another soul-destroying afternoon struggling to make a winning car work for him.
Sunday 10 June 2012
Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal will have to come back to Roland Garros tomorrow to complete their French Open final after rain forced play to be abandoned for the day with the Spaniard leading 6-4 6-3 2-6 1-2 in Paris.
Tuesday 29 May 2012
Red Bull team principal Christian Horner downplayed speculation that Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix winner Mark Webber might move on to Ferrari next season.
Thursday 17 May 2012
If you ask Stefano Pessina whether he pays enough tax, expect derision. The Italian chairman of Alliance Boots has been carping about the anti-business sentiment in the UK. The "general atmosphere" is barely tolerable, he grumbles. People don't show enough respect. And the state of the ice-cream. Don't get him started on the ice-cream. Life's tough for billionaire private-equity kings. It's a wonder they put up with the rest of us.
Saturday 05 May 2012
Tuesday 24 April 2012
Andy Murray enjoyed a comfortable passage through his opening match at the Barcelona Open with a straight-sets victory over Ukrainian Sergiy Stakhovsky today.
Friday 20 April 2012
Andy Murray saw his Monte Carlo Masters challenge end at the quarter-final stage following a long tussle with sixth seed Tomas Berdych.
Monday 02 April 2012
Yann M'Vila has admitted he would love to join Arsenal.
Monday 02 April 2012
Andy Murray is the only player who has beaten Novak Djokovic twice since the Serb became world No 1 last summer but will have to wait for a chance of a third win.
Friday 30 March 2012
What to see and where to be seen
Friday 09 March 2012
Metronomy's third album wasn't just a huge success because of its summery feel – it also had killer tunes. Mainman Joseph Mount tells Gillian Orr his plans
Sunday 26 February 2012
Tuesday 21 February 2012
One is a small-time cereal brand based in the titchy Dorset town of Poundbury. The other is the biggest, glitziest and most glamorous awards ceremony on the planet. What could Dorset cereals and this Sunday's Oscars award ceremony possibly have to do with one another? More than we might think, actually.
Wednesday 08 February 2012
Milan Mandaric was tried and acquitted of another tax fiddling charge at Portsmouth, it can be revealed today.
Tuesday 24 January 2012
The venerated ballerina had better watch her step – a new programme at Sadler's Wells shows that men could be about to steal the limelight for good
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
Islamic history is full of free thinkers - but recent attempts to suppress critical thought are verging on the absurd
Leaked documents show Ukip leaders approve NHS privatisation once it becomes more 'acceptable to the electorate'
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- 2 Dog thinks owner is drowning in lake, dives in and tries to pull him out
- 4 Chilling drone footage captures Auschwitz ahead of 70th anniversary of liberation
- 5 Phil Neville backtracks on Tomas Rosicky 'I'd smash him' comments from Match of the Day 2