Andre Greipel won his 15th career Tour Down Under stage as he burst to victory in a bunch sprint over the final 600 metres of stage four.
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Saturday 17 July 2010
The National Lottery operator Camelot is set to be blocked from supplying new commercial services, such as mobile phone top-ups, through its network of terminals in retail outlets.
Friday 16 July 2010
National Lottery operator Camelot today described a decision to block its plans to offer extra commercial services as "flawed".
Friday 09 July 2010
This bloke Hannon seems to be getting the hang of things. At this rate, in fact, you wouldn't bet against him adding to the trainers' championship he won in 1992. At 65, Richard Hannon, in partnership with his son, assistant and namesake, is extending his pomp to the point that their Wiltshire stable, long a prolific source of juvenile winners, now houses the favourites for both the 2,000 and 1,000 Guineas, in Strong Suit and Memory respectively.
Monday 28 June 2010
The coalition will today pledge to revive competitive sport in schools with an Olympics-style contest.
Tuesday 15 June 2010
A lucky couple today said their £12.4 million EuroMillions jackpot was the highlight of a weekend winning streak.
Friday 28 May 2010
Mobsters from the feared Camorra crime syndicate tracked down 30 Italian villagers who shared a €33m (£28m) lottery jackpot win and threatened to kill them unless they handed over their winnings.
Monday 17 May 2010
A ticket-holder has come forward to claim the UK's biggest ever lottery jackpot, National Lottery operator Camelot said yesterday.
Saturday 15 May 2010
Australia's Matthew Lloyd won stage six of the Giro d'Italia yesterday as Vincenzo Nibali held on to the race leader's pink jersey for a third successive day.
Friday 30 April 2010
From where David Cameron looks down, he may well see a broken society when he comes down into it. I don't from where I am. I see people of all ages dealing with what we have now as opposed to what we used to have, and doing a good job of it. They haven't broken society.
Friday 23 April 2010
It is time to look the miserabilists in the eye and declare that, yes, our great country has indeed changed over the past 13 years. Everywhere one looks there are new opportunities for investment and adventure. Once, at this time of the year, we used merely to experience spring. Now we can bet on it, too. Somewhere there will be a bookmaker offering odds on the date of the first cuckoo.
Last Night's TV: Greatest Cities of the World with Griff Rhys Jones, Channel 4<br />Welcome to Lagos, BBC
Friday 23 April 2010
I didn't see the first series of Greatest Cities of the World. It was in 2008 and only three episodes long. Back then, Griff Rhys Jones went to New York, London and Paris, which I suppose are OK choices if you're only allowed three. Last night though, in the first of a new series, Rome got a look in. We were, said Rhys Jones, going to see a typical 24 hours in the life of the city and its people.
Thursday 22 April 2010
A mail driver today described how he threw away a £100,000 winning scratchcard because he misunderstood the rules of the game.
Monday 05 April 2010
Sunday 04 April 2010
Tuesday 30 March 2010
A UK ticket-holder has received £39.7 million in prize money after winning the EuroMillions jackpot, National Lottery operator Camelot said today.
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- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more