Northampton Saints 21 Leicester Tigers 35: Leicester's fifth bonus-point win in a row sees east Midlands rivals fall apart
From storming the town hall to finding an Arab buyer for the city's football team, Jonathan Brown listens to an audacious agenda
Lewis Hamilton's bid for a third Chinese Grand Prix victory was rocked a little yesterday when it emerged that he will receive a five-place grid penalty in Sunday's race. Final inspection of his McLaren within the last 48 hours revealed that it will need a change of gearbox, which means that the 2008 and 2010 winner will at best start from sixth, if his recent form of setting the fastest qualifying lap continues.
Ian Thorpe, the master of Olympics past, fears his comeback will fall short of earning him a place in the Australian swimming team for the London Games.
Spurs manager admits the Stamford Bridge vacancy is a 'dream job' – just not for him
Now 91, he was captain of the British cycling team in the Austerity Games. He tells Robin Scott-Elliot about a time of mum's spam fritters, hiring your own towels and winning two medals
Scot learns from coach that putting in "110 per cent" can help him become world No 1
The Milan collections saw designers focusing on their customer bases
She writes, she performs, she baits the red tops ... Gerard Gilbert meets an actor provocateur
As it marks a landmark anniversary, the children's publisher hopes to rival the appeal of video games, reports Genevieve Roberts. Leading authors cite their favourites
She knows what it's like to jump ship and says we should accept plastic Brits' leap of faith
The rivalry between Jonathan Sexton and Ronan O'Gara is now so long-standing it is hard to believe anything could crank it up another notch. But local Irish broadcaster RTE is currently at the centre of a debate over whether they are seeking to heighten tensions by deliberately zooming in on O'Gara whenever Sexton misses a kick.
Team principal Sir Frank Williams signalled the end of an era yesterday with his decision to follow co-founder Patrick Head in stepping down from the board of the former Formula One world champions, the team that bears his name.
On Martin O'Neill's CV is five years' worth of dealing with Rangers-Celtic and everything that particular fixture brings with it. It does not guarantee anything ahead of the first Newcastle-Sunderland fixture he has ever attended, but it will not hurt. The ground rules in these tribal affairs are fairly generic.
Somali and African Union soldiers have regained a key area on the outskirts of Mogadishu. AU soldiers used heavy weaponry, including anti-aircraft guns and tanks, to drive al-Shabaab rebels out of the village of Maslah during a battle that lasted several hours, residents in the war-torn city reported.
Galliano's heir apparent has played it cool yet again. Can he ever be more than just a safe pair of hands?