News archive from 17 August 2016

Jack Laugher adds silver to synchro gold in three metres springboard

Jack Laugher won his second medal of the Rio Olympics with silver in the three metres springboard on Tuesday. The 21-year-old took a brilliant gold with Chris Mears in the 3m synchro and continued that form in the individual final. Laugher's...

Belper News, 00:00 in Sport
 
Have you seen Jack Baxter? Police concerned for missing teenager

Have you seen Jack Baxter? Police concerned for missing teenager

0 Have your say Police are appealing for help to locate a missing teenager. Jack Baxter, 15, from Highfield in Gateshead, has not been seen since Saturday, August 13. He is 6ft 1ins tall, of slim build and has mousy blonde coloured short hair. He was...

 
Police warning ahead of zombie knife ban

Police warning ahead of zombie knife ban

0 Have your say Northumbria Police is warning those caught in possession of a zombie knife will be dealt with robustly after a new ban comes into effect this week. While the force doesn't have a serious issue with zombie knives, it fully supports the...

 
Coventry City 0 Bury FC 0: Another stalemate for Sky Blues at the Ricoh Arena as Chris McCann make debut

Coventry City 0 Bury FC 0: Another stalemate for Sky Blues at the Ricoh Arena as Chris McCann make debut

Coventry City: Charles-Cook (GK), Willis, Harries, Ricketts, Rose, Haynes, Gadzhev, McCann, Lameiras, Tudgay, G. Thomas. Subs: Burge (GK), Jones, Reid, Page, Finch, Di. Kelly-Evans, Stevenson. Bury: Williams (GK), Jones, Leigh, Etuhu, Kay, Mayor,...

 
Rio Olympics 2016: Jason Kenny matches Sir Chris Hoy's British record as he wins keirin gold

Rio Olympics 2016: Jason Kenny matches Sir Chris Hoy's British record as he wins keirin gold

JASON Kenny has matched Sir Chris Hoy's British record of six Olympic gold medals after his dramatic keirin win. Despite a shaky start causing the race to be restarted twice, the 28-year-old cyclist dominated the track as he secured Team GB's 19th Rio...

 

Amy Tinkler and Nile Wilson bronzes leave British gymnastics in seventh heaven

Amy Tinkler wept tears of joy on Tuesday as she became the youngest British athlete to scale an Olympic podium in 32 years and gymnastics medals continued to somersault out of the bright Brazilian sky. The 16-year-old from Bishop Auckland, County...

 
Grandparents to the rescue over school summer holidays

Grandparents to the rescue over school summer holidays

0 Have your say More than half of the UK’s grandparents are planning to look after their grandchildren over the next few weeks, according to a recent survey. A poll of more than 8,000 over-50s shows that one in eight grandparents will look after...

 
Man United plan player plus cash deal to land Arsenal target - reports

Man United plan player plus cash deal to land Arsenal target - reports

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Daily Star, 00:09 in Sport
 
Great Britain's Joe Joyce guarantees Rio 2016 medal after demolition of Bakhodir Jalolov

Great Britain's Joe Joyce guarantees Rio 2016 medal after demolition of Bakhodir Jalolov

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Daily Star, 00:09 in Sport
 
Dario Franchitti reveals he's become dad with new wife three years after splitting with Ashley Judd

Dario Franchitti reveals he's become dad with new wife three years after splitting with Ashley Judd

DARIO Franchitti has retired from motor racing – but he still cuts some speed when it comes to his personal life. The Scot split from film star Ashley Judd just three years ago and he has already become a dad with his new wife. Indy Car champion...

 

Scunthorpe United manager Graham Alexander praises spirit of side after massive three points

SCUNTHORPE United manager Graham Alexander praised his players for standing up to the physical battle AFC Wimbledon presented during the Iron’s 2-1 win. United dominated the first half and were 2-0 up through a Tom Hopper header and Josh Morris...

 

AFC Wimbledon 1 Scunthorpe United 2: Iron hold on for vital victory despite Dons fightback

SCUNTHORPE United managed to hang on for a hard earned three points by beating AFC Wimbledon 2-1. First half goals from Tom Hopper and Josh Morris, who scored from the spot, looked to have put them in control at half time. But Wimbledon looked a...

 

MPs: ban failed Southern from putting up its prices

by Our News Desk RIP-OFF rail privateer Southern should be banned from putting up fares until services improve, MPs from all parties demanded yesterday. Its long-suffering passengers, who have endured months of delays and cancellations, will face the...

 

Corbyn has to sit on floor of busy train

Labour leader shares travel hell with commuters by Luke James JEREMY CORBYN was forced to sit on the floor on a three-hour train journey because of overcrowding, it emerged yesterday as the Labour leader unveiled plans to “rebuild and transform”...

 

Labour pledges to bring back students’ £30 EMA

LABOUR will reverse the abolition of student grants and the education maintenance allowance (EMA) if it wins the next general election, shadow education secretary Angela Rayner announced last night. The Tories replaced maintenance grants for poor...

 


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