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Sunday 29 March 2009
Sunday 22 March 2009
Friday 20 March 2009
Thursday 19 March 2009
Nobody got close to Rebecca Adlington over her favourite distance – the 800m freestyle – as she took gold at the Beijing Olympics and set a world record, and there are only two hopes for her rivals this evening in the same event here at the national championships. Slim and none.
Wednesday 18 March 2009
Sunday 15 March 2009
The first domestic silverware is up for grabs in Scotland, the CIS Cup. Guess which two sides are in the final? At Twickenham Martin Johnson will be desperate for a win, but never write off the French. And it's come to something when England's cricketers must win a Twenty20 match in Trinidad to salvage a modicum of pride.
Wednesday 25 February 2009
A new effort to plug a £50m funding gap for Olympic athletes has been announced today.
Monday 05 January 2009
Rebecca Adlington: 'I really missed it, the whole atmosphere. Getting back to normal life was really hard'
Thursday 01 January 2009
Wednesday 31 December 2008
Britain's Olympic and Paralympic champions dominate the New Year's Honours List, taking 55 awards, among them a knighthood for the triple gold medal-winning cyclist, Chris Hoy, and an OBE for the double-gold swimmer, Rebecca Adlington.
Wednesday 31 December 2008
Rarely, if ever, have British sports men and women dominated their discipline the way the country's cyclists did in Beijing this summer.
Moments that made 2008: Rebecca Adlington's second Olympic gold destroys oldest world record in book
Monday 29 December 2008
Saturday 27 December 2008
For Lisa Dobriskey the Beijing Olympics might have been one of those breaking points which so regularly invite a young athlete to step back from the challenge that has consumed so much of their lives. She had had the opportunity to reach out for the kind of achievement that made Kelly Holmes a Dame and Rebecca Adlington the instant darling of the British sports public.
Tuesday 23 December 2008
Tuesday 16 December 2008
The Archbishop of Wesminster, Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor, has attempted to build bridges with the British media this Christmas after recently agreeing to appear as a guest editor of the Today programme.
Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Support for EU membership 'at highest level since 1991' with most Brits wanting to stay 'in'
Thousands with degenerative conditions classified as 'fit to work in future' – despite no possibility of improvement
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
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