The British musician will compete for Thailand after a last-ditch attempt to make qualifying standards this weekend
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Monday 31 May 2010
The boats in the Men's Eight final at the Rowing World Cup race across Lake Bled in Slovenia yesterday.
Thursday 06 May 2010
Thursday 22 April 2010
Five British tour operators have been licensed by Fifa to sell World Cup packages, including flights, accommodation, transfers, excursions and admission to England games. "Sales were very strong to begin with, especially the long-term packages of 18 nights," said Lynsey Devon of Thomson Sport (0845 121 2018; thomsonsport.com). "But people are taking their time now." A four-night package around the England-Slovenia qualifying game at Port Elizabeth costs £2,537. That rises to £3,999 if you want to see all three of England's group matches.
Monday 19 April 2010
Great Britain maintained their 100 per cent start to their World Championship campaign with a hard-fought 2-1 victory over South Korea in Slovenia yesterday.
Tuesday 09 March 2010
A last-gasp lunge for the line by Team Sky's Greg Henderson in stage one of the Paris-Nice race yesterday netted the British squad their sixth victory of 2010.
Thursday 26 November 2009
Wednesday 25 November 2009
UEFA have vowed to take stiff action against anyone found guilty of match-fixing after naming five clubs involved in suspect fixtures today.
Thursday 19 November 2009
Coach Guus Hiddink was giving nothing away regarding his future as his Russia side were denied a place at the World Cup finals by Slovenia.
Thursday 19 November 2009
Slovenia v Russia
Friday 30 October 2009
Elly Ligertwood (née von Hunkar) grew up near Ptuj, in today's Slovenia, latterly part of Yugoslavia. She had a happy childhood in a large, bustling house, with cousins and au pairs frequently visiting from England. In 1941, after the Nazi occupation, she was sent to cousins in Hungary to avoid joining the Bund Deutscher Madchen (the League of German Girls). Her parents managed to remain at home throughout the war. As the Russians approached in 1945, Elly got herself back home alone on trains strafed by allied bombers, nourished for days by a single bag of plums.
Wednesday 14 October 2009
The Northern Ireland manager Nigel Worthington has secured the long-term futures of three of his senior players ahead of tonight's final World Cup qualifier against the Czech Republic.
Tuesday 13 October 2009
With one round of World Cup qualifying group matches in Europe left – tomorrow – the play-off picture is taking shape. Russia, Bosnia-Herzogovina, France and the Republic of Ireland (respectively in Groups 4, 5, 7 and 8) are already certain to finish second in their sections, and have thus booked play-off berths.
Wednesday 30 September 2009
In commanding form of old, the American Paul Cayard jumped ship and wore the Russian colours of Katusha to win the match race section of the RC44 Sarasin Trophy today.
Tuesday 22 September 2009
John Carew has urged England coach Fabio Capello to give his Aston Villa strike partner Gabriel Agbonlahor another chance.
Monday 07 September 2009
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Bin bag full of cats' heads discovered near Manchester's Curry Mile
Disgusting, frustrating, but intriguing: how the country really feels about its politicians
- 1 Jeremy Clarkson 'sees no problem' with his racist language on Top Gear, says BBC
- 2 Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
- 3 London restaurant 34 creates champagne glass modelled on Kate Moss’ left breast
- 4 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns, aged 27
- 5 James Foley beheading: Fox news presenter Megyn Kelly annoyed by Ferguson update during broadcast about murdered journalist