The MP for Portsmouth said she would donate her participation fee to charity
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Monday 08 February 2010
Pete Waterfield produced a shock when he relegated world champion Tom Daley into second place in the 10-metre platform at the British Gas National Cup in Sheffield yesterday.
Saturday 05 December 2009
Friday 27 November 2009
Saturday 08 August 2009
Monday 03 August 2009
Monday 27 July 2009
London 2012 leaders claim it does not matter that the majority of visitors to the Olympic Stadium will not be seated under a roof - because it hardly ever rains in the capital.
Monday 27 July 2009
The high speed Olympics Javelin Train hit its target today and even arrived at the Olympic Park ahead of schedule.
Sunday 26 July 2009
Tom Daley experienced the highs and lows of international competition in the space of 72 hours when he returned to the Foro Italico, scene of his individual gold medal triumph, to finish ninth in the 10 metre synchro with partner Max Brick at the World Championships.
Saturday 25 July 2009
Thursday 23 July 2009
Wednesday 22 July 2009
Tuesday 21 July 2009
Tom Daley qualified in third place for tonight's 10 metre platform final at the World Championships in Rome.
Tuesday 02 June 2009
Olympic diver Tom Daley started at a new school today after his parents said bullying forced the teenager to leave his former college.
Sunday 26 April 2009
As a nation we pride ourselves on our individuality – so why do we bully anyone who dares to be different? Tom Daley is a young hero – at 14, the youngest person representing his country during the Beijing Olympics last year. Competing against divers twice his age, the bubbly, enthusiastic young man came a creditable seventh, returning home to a rapturous reception. All Tom had to do (you might think) is be disciplined enough to maintain a rigorous training regime and he's more or less a shoo-in for a medal in the 2012 Olympics. Oh, if only life in modern Britain was that simple – not that getting up before dawn and spending 30 hours a week, on top of schoolwork, diving into a pool is a piece of cake. It's a tough choice for a teenager with plenty of other, more fun ways of spending his time.
Saturday 25 April 2009
Britain's economy is shrinking at its fastest rate for 30 years. There is no alternative but to embark on state spending cuts on a scale unseen since the 1970s. The grim condition of the public finances marks Britain out as one of Europe's "sick men". Blimey. It's almost exactly three decades since Margaret Thatcher became Prime Minister, and yet it feels like none of it ever happened.
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