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Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world’s biggest brewer, is buying back the South Korean brewery it sold to private equity in 2009

Henman continues advance as Hewitt overcomes Martin

British No 1 reaches last four after unconvincing performance while the world No 1 is poised to emulate the record of McEnroe

Rusedski joins the ranks of Britain's fallen contingent

Worst home performance in tournament's 24-year history leaves Henman as sole surviving home hope in second round at Queen's

Tennis: Queen's - a right royal event

ASK SOME Scotch whisky enthusiasts to name their favourite malt and they won't pick Glenfiddich or Glenmorangie, because that's what everybody says. They will refer you to a peaty Hebridean malt, usually called something like Old Sheep Dropping. Well, the Stella Artois tournament at Queen's Club is in some ways the Old Sheep Dropping of tennis.

MANCHESTER'S TRIUMPH: In Memory Of Red U's

With apologies to Poet Laureate Andrew Motion's `In Memory Of Ted Hughes'

It's your round in the City sell-off markets

MILES TEMPLEMAN, the head of Whitbread's beer company, will need all his finely-honed marketing skills to sell the brewer to the City. If the group's brewing business is floated off or sold, the ambitious Mr Templeman could have a chance of running his own independent company.

Whitbread is `best bidder' for Allied pubs, says Angus

WHITBREAD claimed yesterday that an auction for the 3,500 pubs it is in talks to acquire from Allied Domecq would be "artificial", and that no other bidder would be able to achieve the same kind of synergies.

Tennis: Henman and Rusedski survive shaky spells

TIM HENMAN and Greg Rusedski won their opening matches at the Lipton Championships yesterday, although Henman came close to becoming a blushing world No 6 as he struggled to overcome his dodgy forehand in defeating Cecil Mamit, a 22-year-old American ranked 80 places below him.

Flat prospects at Greene King

Investment: Consolidation may be the only option for the regional brewing sector

Tennis: Henman to face Sampras

TIM HENMAN and Greg Rusedski share the spotlight with the world's top two players in tonight's quarter-finals of the CA Trophy in Vienna. Henman, who defeated Andre Agassi to win the Basle tournament last Sunday, will try to overcome Pete Sampras, his conqueror in the Wimbledon semi- finals. Rusedski renews his rivalry with Australia's Pat Rafter, the United States Open champion.

Media: Dazed and enthused by their sudden success

Can the underground magazine make it into the mainstream while keeping its freshness and radicalism?

Grolsch stalked by Bass

BASS, the UK drinks and leisure group, is eyeing up Grolsch as a possible bridgehead into the Continental beer market after the Dutch brewer rejected an approach from the Belgian beer giant, Interbrew.

Tennis: Rafter learns the mind game

John Roberts finds the reigning US Open champion eager to put a miserable year behind him
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