The quadruple gold and silver medal Olympic champion opens his campaign in the 40-foot catamarans in Singapore next month
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Monday 06 February 2012
Amid the horrors surrounding female genital mutilation (FGM) there is a quiet revolution, which experts hope could lead to the eradication of the practice.
Monday 23 January 2012
Defence giant BAE Systems is in talks with the Government of Oman to supply a number of Typhoon fighter aircraft, which would be delivered within three years of a contract being signed.
Sunday 15 January 2012
A hitman thriller that casts Jason Statham alongside Robert De Niro, Killer Elite doesn't even work as a guilty pleasure: its embarrassing attempts to engage with the politics of the Middle East sit uncomfortably with the testosterone-drenched fight scenes.
Tuesday 15 November 2011
Three French aid workers held hostage in Yemen by al-Qa'ida militants have been freed after nearly six months in captivity.
Wednesday 10 August 2011
Tuesday 05 July 2011
Wigan manager Roberto Martinez accepts his star players are likely to attract more interest in the summer transfer window, but is confident the squad will be stronger in August than it is now.
Monday 04 July 2011
Wigan have completed the signing of goalkeeper Ali Al Habsi from Bolton on a four-year contract.
Sunday 26 June 2011
Upmarket holiday resort company Club Med is looking at expanding into Cambodia and Vietnam, after its success in China.
Sunday 12 June 2011
Frenchman Paul Le Guen will succeed compatriot Claude LeRoy as the coach of Oman's national team, local media reported on Sunday.
Friday 15 April 2011
Collisions and capsizes punctuated the second day of the Extreme Sailing Series regatta off the Olympic sailing venue of Qingdao on Friday.
Saturday 02 April 2011
Dozens of protesters staged a sit-in Saturday in the Omani capital to demand probes into alleged state abuses after clashes with security forces left at least one person dead and sharply boosted tensions in the strategic Gulf nation.
Saturday 02 April 2011
Security forces detained between 50 and 60 protesters, Oman's top prosecutor said today, in violent clashes the day before in the industrial town of Sohar.
Sunday 27 March 2011
Stray plastic bags, mechanics working inches from the ground at 60kmh and explaining English to a perplexed peloton
Monday 21 March 2011
Australian Matthew Goss recorded the biggest win of his career with victory at the head of an eight-rider group in the Milan-San Remo race on Saturday.
Monday 07 March 2011
US commandos have captured four suspected pirates who boarded a Japanese-owned oil tanker off the coast of Oman.
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Scottish independence: Yes campaign feels the heat as Alex Salmond's NHS claims come under furious attack
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
£23m Birmingham cycle scheme is attacked by Tory councillor for not catering to the elderly
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