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Saturday 16 February 2013
It was fair to say that Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce was still in a state of shock yesterday. "When I got off the plane at Heathrow yesterday and gave the immigration officer my passport, she asked 'What's your purpose for being here?'" the Jamaican sprinter, who won the Olympic 100m title in Beijing in 2008 and at London 2012, recounted. "I said: 'Oh, I'm an athlete. I'm here to compete in Birmingham.' She said: 'OK, so were you at the Olympics?' I was like: 'Yes, I was at the Olympics.' She said: 'Do you know Oscar Pistorius?' I said 'Yes.' She said: 'He shot his girlfriend.' 'I was like: 'Are you serious?'"
Usain Bolt back at the Olympic Stadium? UK Athletics chiefs in bid to lure world's fastest man to London this summer
Thursday 14 February 2013
A three day event, dubbed the 'London Anniversary Games', will be held at the Stratford stadium in July
Monday 04 February 2013
A man who hurled a plastic beer bottle to “put off” Usain Bolt at the start of the Olympic 100m final was today given a community order.
Mo Farah and Jessica Ennis to return to Olympic Stadium as it hosts the British Athletics London Grand Prix
Thursday 24 January 2013
Mo Farah and Jessica Ennis will be back in the Olympic Stadium, on the anniversary of the Olympics Opening Ceremony, which is to host a Diamond League Athletics Grand Prix.
Friday 11 January 2013
A man who got into the Olympic Stadium without a ticket then threw a beer bottle at competitors lining up for the men's 100m final has been found guilty of public disorder.
Monday 07 January 2013
Why should the comic be criticised for making good on his privileged upbringing?
Friday 04 January 2013
You might not have found Jack Whitehall's jokes amusing, but that's no reason to send in a complaint. We must defend the right of comics to say what they like
Thursday 03 January 2013
A former trainee teacher used an out-of-date ticket to trick his way into the London 2012 men’s 100m finals where he screamed abuse at Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt before hurling a bottle onto the startline, a court heard.
Wednesday 02 January 2013
Channel 4 is facing a backlash after broadcasting a show featuring a lewd joke about the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh.
Magical memories of 2012 - Olympics: 'Mo Farah, Jess Ennis and Greg Rutherford gave us a night no one could forget'
Friday 21 December 2012
4 August: That night in the Olympic Stadium
Sunday 09 December 2012
News that one in four Britons has never cooked, or assisted in the cooking of, a Christmas dinner should come as no surprise. Last week, Jamie Oliver was crowned victor of the Christmas publishing scramble, beating even J K Rowling to second place in the charts. The name of the title that will be filling so many stockings? 15-Minute Meals.
Exclusive: Young people ‘want UK to stay in Europe’: Four in 10 adults aged 18 to 24 are ‘firmly in favour’ of membership, poll shows
You can STILL be jailed for being a republican, government confirms, and it remains illegal to even 'imagine' overthrowing the Queen
Kiss and yell: Italian protester charged with sexual assault after kissing riot police officer
Fighting back: the woman giving a voice (and 49,999 others) to the victims of sexism - by giving an airing to their horror stories
PM denies two child limit for benefits is part of Tory welfare policy
Ethan Couch: Texas quadruple murderer – or a victim of ‘affluenza’?
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