The Lions completed a dramatic comeback to win 22-21 over the Falcons
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Saturday 21 January 2012
The NFL says the St Louis Rams have agreed to play regular season games in London for the next three years, first facing the New England Patriots in 2012.
Thursday 15 December 2011
Rugby Football Union chief executives have not had a happy time of it over the last 18 months: Francis Baron, John Steele, Martyn Thomas... all found themselves being driven out of Twickenham against their will, leaving the governing body looking like a sporting version of the Corleone family at its most ruthless. Blood on the boardroom carpet? There has been enough spilt just recently to keep an entire generation of haematologists in business.
Friday 09 December 2011
Now is the season, it seems, of live-album stocking-fillers, the most flamboyant of which – and, it must be noted, the most winsome filler of those stockings – is this 2-CD/DVD package of Kylie's Aphrodite Les Folies stage show, recorded at the O2 Arena.
Thursday 18 August 2011
The British architect's towering vision is set to come tumbling down amid safety fears
Friday 12 August 2011
Conservatives consider tough measures during emergency debate as Labour targets Coalition plans to cut police budgets
Sunday 07 August 2011
Live from Wembley Stadium, minute-by-minute updates from the FA Community Shield.
Tuesday 02 August 2011
Joe Mogotsi was beyond doubt one of South Africa's greatest composers of song and vocal harmony – perhaps the defining aspect of an enormous talent never fully recognised. His ever-cheerful and humorous manner belied a determined spirit whose power was felt in the way he produced an amazingly high volume (as anyone who ever had a phone conversation with him will testify). His voice expressed the distinctive soulful cry of township jazz, informed by a variety of sources – from indigenous folk music to church choral singing; from marabi and mbaqanga to the close-harmony tradition of The Ink Spots.
Thursday 21 July 2011
Never heard of it.
Sunday 17 July 2011
Thursday 16 June 2011
Wembley will host the Champions League final in 2013 and UEFA's Congress in the same year will take place in London, UEFA president Michel Platini announced today.
Tuesday 24 May 2011
Sunday 22 May 2011
Sunday 15 May 2011
There was a kind of mocking to the very end. It was one thing to know that Sir Alex Ferguson was jigging around the Blackburn pitch celebrating a title while Roberto Mancini led his team out, but quite another to have the Wembley Stadium announcer select "We Are The Champions" to play just before kick-off.
Saturday 14 May 2011
Live from Wembley Stadium, minute-by-minute updates from the FA Cup final.
Tuesday 19 April 2011
Martin Atkinson, the man at the centre of the storm that led to Sir Alex Ferguson picking up a five-match touchline ban, has been chosen to referee the FA Cup final.
Nigel Farage: NHS might have to be replaced by private health insurance
'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
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
George Galloway condemns 'racist, Islamophobic, hypocritical rag' Charlie Hebdo at freedom of speech rally
Islamic history is full of free thinkers - but recent attempts to suppress critical thought are verging on the absurd
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