Sport Darren Barker could be forced to retire after his hip problems resurfaced in defeat to Germany’s Felix Sturm

Darren Barker could be forced to retire after his hip problems resurfaced in defeat to Germany’s Felix Sturm on Saturday night.

Petrov provides Celtic with two-goal cushion

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Injured Larsson out until April

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Athletics: Chambers out to erase trauma in Munich mind games

European Championships: British sprinter aims to recover from Commonwealth failure as team seek inspiration in women's 10,000 metres

EQUESTRIANISM: Firestone finds easier route to golden pay-out

ALISON FIRESTONE was rewarded with the winner-takes-all prize of pounds 13,500 yesterday when she rode Arnica de la Barre to five clear rounds in the Kickon Masters at the Olympia Show Jumping Championships.

Tennis: Henman puts in hard graft

TIM HENMAN is practising hard ahead of today's second-round match with Jan-Michael Gambill at the Stockholm Open as he aims to get the better of the American at the third time of asking.

Tennis: Ferrero's fright for Henman

INJURY ENDED Greg Rusedski's defence of the Paris Indoor title yesterday. His last big match of the year is likely to be his wedding to Lucy Connor on 4 December. And for an uncomfortably long time it seemed that Tim Henman's last big match of the season would be his wedding to Lucy Heald on 11 December.

Tennis: Repeat defeat for Krajicek in Stuttgart

ANDRE AGASSI, who has been on the losing end of more matches against Thomas Enqvist than he has won, including the semi-final of the Eurocard Open on Saturday, says the Swede hits a different ball than most players: "He handles pace well and delivers pace well."

Tennis: Andre takes courtly bow with Steffi

How hard is Steffi's forehand these days?" your correspondent asked Andre Agassi after the world's No 1 tennis player had spent 20 minutes practising with Steffi Graf on the Centre Court at the Schleyer Halle in Stuttgart.

Obituary: Anne Woolliams

ANNE WOOLLIAMS started off as a dancer and then became a teacher, choreographer and director, enjoying a prominent career abroad that took her to Germany, Australia, Switzerland and Austria.

Arts: Dreams of leaving

Jiri Kylian steps down this year as Director of the Nederland Dans Theater. He tells John Percival about his quarter-century there

Athletics: Jackson gets off to a flier in Stuttgart

COLIN JACKSON made his best ever start to a summer season in a victorious return to the Gottlieb-Daimler stadium in Stuttgart yesterday after which he did a throughly-deserved lap of honour.

Classical: Munich's mystic maestro

Two new CD box-sets celebrate the work of legendary Romanian conductor Sergiu Celibidache

Dance: Violent steps

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Gallipoli centenary: At dawn, the young remember the young who perished in one of the First World War's bloodiest battles

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