News archive from 11 August 2012, page 14

ENGLAND TO STAND BY KEVIN PIETERSEN

ENGLAND TO STAND BY KEVIN PIETERSEN

KEVIN PIETERSEN is expected to be included in the England squad for Thursday's crucial third Test at Lord's. The names will be announced tomorrow, but there have been question marks against him since his outburst after the drawn match at Headingley....

Daily Star, 00:57 in Sport
 

PM says ambition from Boris is good

David Cameron has said he wants his potential rival Boris Johnson "to be as ambitious as possible". The London mayor has been tipped to succeed Mr Cameron as Tory leader, despite admitting voters would be unlikely to elect “a prat” like...

Scotsman, 00:57 in Hot News
 
BMX THRILLS AND SPILLS MORE THAN MERELY FUN AND GAMES

BMX THRILLS AND SPILLS MORE THAN MERELY FUN AND GAMES

There was no diminishing of the pain for the two British riders who suffered soul-destroying failure in the finals yesterday, however. Shanaze Reade finished sixth, and four years of promising herself that she would redeem the heartbreak she suffered...

 
MANCHESTER CITY BOSS ROBERTO MANCINI IS IRKED BY HAZARDS OF THE TRANSFER MARKET

MANCHESTER CITY BOSS ROBERTO MANCINI IS IRKED BY HAZARDS OF THE TRANSFER MARKET

United's chase of last season's top scorer, which is understood to be edging closer to a deal, has prompted the Manchester City manager to assess his own championship-winning team as only “second, third or even fourth” favourites having so far failed...

 
SHANAZE READE BID STALLED AFTER DISMAL START

SHANAZE READE BID STALLED AFTER DISMAL START

The semi-final heats had shown how vital it was to reach the first turn in the lead, as those behind often got caught up in a melee of wheels, arms and legs. Brazilian Squel Stein was carried away on a stretcher and taken to hospital after one bad...

 
TOM DALEY IN AT DEEP END

TOM DALEY IN AT DEEP END

Daley is driven by the ambition of winning an Olympic medal to dedicate to his father Rob, who died last year from a brain tumour. On the first Monday of the Games he came so close to achieving that in the synchronised 10m platform with his partner...

 
High-frequency trading and the $440m mistake

High-frequency trading and the $440m mistake

Computers and clever maths enable traders to buy and sell in the blink of an eye. But does high-frequency trading make matters worse when things go wrong? A strange thing happened earlier this month. The New York Stock Exchange launched a new...

BBC, 01:01 in Business
 
HOME TIES LURE CRAIG BELLAMY

HOME TIES LURE CRAIG BELLAMY

CRAIG BELLAMY reckons his time with Team GB has fired his ambitions to keep playing international football. Bellamy, 33, yesterday signed a two-year deal to return home and play for Cardiff after agreeing to tear up the last 12 months of his Liverpool...

Daily Star, 01:05 in Sport
 
Village festival is coming soon

Village festival is coming soon

The Finmere Festival is on Saturday, September 1. The festival takes place on the village playing fields, to the north of the village centre, with pedestrian access via the gate in the car park. The festival opens at 1pm. Events include a dog show, a...

 
ALAN PARDEW AFTER VURNON ANITA

ALAN PARDEW AFTER VURNON ANITA

NEWCASTLE have revived their interest in Ajax midfielder Vurnon Anita. Toon boss Alan Pardew, who has yet to make a major signing this summer, has been trailing the highly-rated 23-year-old for months. He has now stepped up his interest in Anita,...

Daily Star, 01:08 in Sport
 
JASON PLATO ON THE PROWL

JASON PLATO ON THE PROWL

JASON PLATO is revved up to add more wins to his tally at Snetterton in the Dunlop British Touring Car Championship's latest round this weekend. The MG ace is hoping to hunt down Yuasa Honda duo Matt Neal and Gordon Shedden, who lead him by just under...

Daily Star, 01:08 in Sport
 

Samsung takes on Apple at trial over value of phone features

John Hauser, a marketing professor at MIT, said he surveyed consumers over the Internet about how much they would pay for some of the technology in the lawsuit, like scrolling and multitouch. That information could be relevant when calculating...

 
Samsung takes on Apple at trial over value of phone features

Samsung takes on Apple at trial over value of phone features

John Hauser, a marketing professor at MIT, said he surveyed consumers over the Internet about how much they would pay for some of the technology in the lawsuit, like scrolling and multitouch. That information could be relevant when calculating...

 

Tiger roars and Donald suffers as winds at Kiawah make it a war of attrition

Twenty-one years ago, the Ocean Course played host to the 'War on the Shore.' Here, it was the war of attrition as a gusty wind wreaked havoc on a brutal second day at the USPGA Championship.The victims ranged from world number one Luke Donald all the...

Daily Mail, 01:11 in Sport
 

Dobriskey hints at cheating by rivals in 1500m final after she finishes outside the medals

Lisa Dobriskey appears to have accused the women who beat her in the 1500 metres at the Olympic Games of cheating."I'll probably get into trouble for saying this but I don't believe I'm competing on a level playing field,' said Dobriskey, the...

Daily Mail, 01:11 in Sport
 


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