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 16 July 2011
Wednesday 13 July 2011
A single British ticket holder has become Europe's biggest ever lottery winner, scooping a record-breaking £161 million EuroMillions jackpot.
Tuesday 12 July 2011
Mark Cavendish today suffered a surprise Tour de France defeat as his arch-rival Andre Greipel triumphed in Carmaux.
Sunday 03 July 2011
Thursday 30 June 2011
Omega Pharma - Lotto have cut ties with former rider Wim Vansevenant ahead of the Tour de France after a package allegedly addressed to him containing banned substances was seized at Brussels airport.
Sunday 26 June 2011
Wednesday 08 June 2011
A great-grandmother will spend Saturday's £1.5m Lotto win on a gardener and a trip to Florida – but not before she provides for her expanding family.
Monday 06 June 2011
Is Tesco's pursuit of every last high street pound going just a little too far? Only asking, after seeing a customer, who had abandoned in frustration an attempt to buy a bottle of water at a self-service till, being pursuing down Wimbledon's high street by a staff member calling on nearby policemen for help to stop her. He escorted her back to the till and ordered her to complete the transaction, before an apologetic manager intervened.
Saturday 04 June 2011
Camelot, the UK National Lottery operator, has celebrated record sales at a time when the revenues of most lotteries globally are static or declining.
Friday 03 June 2011
National Lottery operator Camelot today said it delivered £1.7 billion to good causes in the last financial year, after sales hit an all-time high.
Thursday 26 May 2011
One winner scooped Wednesday's Lotto jackpot of £2.4 million, Camelot said.
Saturday 14 May 2011
Bart De Clercq hung on to win the seventh stage of the Giro d'Italia yesterday and dedicated the victory to his late Belgian compatriot, Wouter Weylandt.
Saturday 07 May 2011
Camelot is predicting a "sales frenzy" when the first EuroMillions Tuesday draw takes place this week with a jackpot of £85 million.
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Friday 06 May 2011
"I took people to Barbados," said Mark. "Nobody came to me afterwards and said, 'This year, I'd really like to take you to Bognor.'" You can't really blame them. Mark's worth £11 million. He won it 16 years ago after entering the National Lottery. These days he's the proud owner of seven Aston Martins, a yacht, a beach house (in Barbados) and a swimming pool. He gives money to friends, he said, but it's not without its complications. "How much is enough? That's the question."
Saturday 26 March 2011
"Unprecedented demand" for EuroMillions lottery tickets led to a temporary technical fault, preventing some people from buying tickets online, Camelot said.
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