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Letter: Noisy neighbours

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Swimming: Use of creatine is denied by Heyns

PENNY HEYNS, the South African swimmer, yesterday denied that her use of the controversial food supplement creatine was behind her nine world records in the past seven weeks.

Australian Rules: Lockett hangs up his boots

TONY LOCKETT, the greatest goalkicker in the game's history, had hoped to delay his departure a little longer - but yesterday the Sydney Swan made his final appearance.

Victorian time capsule is found

FOR MORE than a century, the words of a Victorian teenager, Sydney Reed, lay sealed above the family cottage fireplace in a home-made time capsule - a blue medicine bottle.

Dawn of the global cities

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TODAY'S NUMBER 12

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Architecture: Move over, Sydney Opera House ...

... The buildings for next year's Olympics are just as striking. By Rosanna de Lisle

Swimming: Heyns in a record mood

PENNY HEYNS registered another world record yesterday when she lowered her own 200 metres breaststroke mark in the semi-finals at the Pan Pacific Championships in Sydney.

Rowing: British put on power to qualify for Sydney

THE BRITISH men's eight became the first crew to qualify for the Sydney Olympics by winning the repechage and taking a place in Sunday's final at the World Championships here yesterday.

Rowing: British eight finds form

THE BRITISH men's eight fulfilled their early season promise at the World Championships here yesterday with a convincing second place behind the Russians, who won at Lucerne six weeks ago.

SWIMMING: Snelling instils sense of success

SWIMMING SHOULD be all about racing, but often it is about beating the clock, which can be the only familiar sight in an unfamiliar environment. However, the introduction of semi-finals at this week's European Championships, which start today in Istanbul, will put the emphasis on the one reason everyone is here - to race.

Olympic Games: Plastic surgery for the party to end all parties

Gerard Wright in Sydney says if there are any problems with the Olympics, they will be denied

Olympic Games: Sydney reports early ticket sales success

SYDNEY'S OLYMPICS organisers, beset by scandals, had some good news this weekend - Australians are buying tickets to see the 2000 Games.
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Burgundy, the River Rhone & Provence – MS Swiss Corona - seven nights from £999pp
Lake Maggiore, Orta and the Matterhorn – seven nights from £899pp
Sicily – seven nights from £939pp
Pompeii, Capri and the Bay of Naples - seven nights from £799pp
Istanbul Ephesus & Troy – six nights from £859pp
Mary Rose – two nights from £319pp
Middle East crisis: We know all too much about the cruelty of Isis – but all too little about who they are

We know all too much about the cruelty of Isis – but all too little about who they are

Now Obama has seen the next US reporter to be threatened with beheading, will he blink, asks Robert Fisk
Neanderthals lived alongside humans for centuries, latest study shows

Final resting place of our Neanderthal neighbours revealed

Bones dated to 40,000 years ago show species may have died out in Belgium species co-existed
Scottish independence: The new Scots who hold fate of the UK in their hands

The new Scots who hold fate of the UK in their hands

Scotland’s immigrants are as passionate about the future of their adopted nation as anyone else
Britain's ugliest buildings: Which monstrosities should be nominated for the Dead Prize?

Blight club: Britain's ugliest buildings

Following the architect Cameron Sinclair's introduction of the Dead Prize, an award for ugly buildings, John Rentoul reflects on some of the biggest blots on the UK landscape
Culture Minister Ed Vaizey: ‘lack of ethnic minority and black faces on TV is weird’

'Lack of ethnic minority and black faces on TV is weird'

Culture Minister Ed Vaizey calls for immediate action to address the problem
Josephine Dickinson: 'A cochlear implant helped me to discover a new world of sound'

Josephine Dickinson: 'How I discovered a new world of sound'

After going deaf as a child, musician and poet Josephine Dickinson made do with a hearing aid for five decades. Then she had a cochlear implant - and everything changed
Greggs Google fail: Was the bakery's response to its logo mishap a stroke of marketing genius?

Greggs gives lesson in crisis management

After a mishap with their logo, high street staple Greggs went viral this week. But, as Simon Usborne discovers, their social media response was anything but half baked
7 best quadcopters and drones

Flying fun: 7 best quadcopters and drones

From state of the art devices with stabilised cameras to mini gadgets that can soar around the home, we take some flying objects for a spin
Andy Murray: I quit while I’m ahead too often

Andy Murray: I quit while I’m ahead too often

British No 1 knows his consistency as well as his fitness needs working on as he prepares for the US Open after a ‘very, very up and down’ year
Ferguson: In the heartlands of America, a descent into madness

A descent into madness in America's heartlands

David Usborne arrived in Ferguson, Missouri to be greeted by a scene more redolent of Gaza and Afghanistan
BBC’s filming of raid at Sir Cliff’s home ‘may be result of corruption’

BBC faces corruption allegation over its Sir Cliff police raid coverage

Reporter’s relationship with police under scrutiny as DG is summoned by MPs to explain extensive live broadcast of swoop on singer’s home
Lauded therapist Harley Mille still in limbo as battle to stay in Britain drags on

Lauded therapist still in limbo as battle to stay in Britain drags on

Australian Harley Miller is as frustrated by court delays as she is with the idiosyncrasies of immigration law
Lewis Fry Richardson's weather forecasts changed the world. But could his predictions of war do the same?

Lewis Fry Richardson's weather forecasts changed the world...

But could his predictions of war do the same?
Kate Bush asks fans not to take photos at her London gigs: 'I want to have contact with the audience, not iPhones'

'I want to have contact with the audience, not iPhones'

Kate Bush asks fans not to take photos at her London gigs
Under-35s have rated gardening in their top five favourite leisure activities, but why?

Young at hort

Under-35s have rated gardening in their top five favourite leisure activities. But why are so many people are swapping sweaty clubs for leafy shrubs?