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Thursday 21 June 2012
The British Olympic Association have avoided any surprises in naming the 14-strong Team GB women's handball squad for the London Olympic Games.
Thursday 17 May 2012
David Beckham has played a key role in backing the London 2012 Games, but it does not mean that Stuart Pearce has to pick him for the Olympic football team, Lord Coe said today.
Wednesday 02 May 2012
Sir Steve Redgrave has warned there may be some protests against Dwain Chambers taking part in the Olympics from other members of the British team at London 2012 because of his drugs past.
Wednesday 28 March 2012
Many visitors pouring into London this summer for the Olympics will arrive at Nadia Comaneci. They'll need to travel by tube to Simon Whitfield (via Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal) before changing there and heading to Michael Phelps (via Carl Lewis).
Saturday 17 March 2012
Sachin Tendulkar scored his first century in 1990 against Angus Fraser who is delighted he's gone on to hit 99 more
Wednesday 29 February 2012
Manchester United midfielder Darren Fletcher is targeting a return to action next season.
Tuesday 13 December 2011
English rugby is divided into two camps: those who consider Jonny Wilkinson to be the best player ever to pull on the white jersey – pretty much the only player worth watching, in fact – and those more realistic souls who decided long ago that the outside-half was not quite the genius his many thousands of supporters made him out to be. There is no disputing this much, however: no individual ever gave more of himself to, or prepared more thoroughly for, life in the international arena.
Thursday 01 December 2011
A no-holds-barred fight between five top British sailors is in prospect for a world championship title as all 10 Olympic classes race on the Indian Ocean, former home of the America’s Cup.
Sunday 12 December 2004
Wednesday 01 December 2004
Nothing, in the end, became Matthew Pinsent's rowing career like the leaving of it.
Kelly Holmes: The extraordinary story of the army girl plagued by injury who never gave up on her dream
Sunday 29 August 2004
Her rivals know her only from her back, as she accelerates away from them and their legs refuse to respond. We are luckier; we've seen her victories from the front, and the thing we'll always remember about Kelly Holmes is her face: that mixture of smile and astonishment in her moments of achievement in Athens.
Monday 23 August 2004
Greatness doesn't come in one game, one race. It is built over the years, with pain and unremitting application, but then there will always come a time when everything that has been achieved must be defined, once and for ever.
Sunday 08 August 2004
They've descended from the mountains now, from altitude training at Silvretta, high in the Alps, to speed work at their base camp on Lake Aiguebelette in France. Their heads are no longer in the clouds. Metaphorically, they never were. Matthew Pinsent and his crew have always been realistic about what lay ahead. They knew gold exploration would never be more daunting.
Sunday 27 June 2004
Sunday 28 December 2003
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
Islamic history is full of free thinkers - but recent attempts to suppress critical thought are verging on the absurd
British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia
- 1 Double chins could be 'cured' without surgery or dieting using new injection
- 2 The BBC has just done more to eradicate ‘terrorism’ than all our wars since 9/11
- 3 Dog thinks owner is drowning in lake, dives in and tries to pull him out
- 5 Thank heavens for Louise Mensch and her foul-mouthed tweets to world leaders