News archive from 1 March 2011, page 6

Tait sees a tense finale

Newcastle head coach Alan Tait believes the Aviva Premiership relegation scrap is still not over despite his side's vital victory over bottom-club Leeds Carnegie. Ally Hogg and Jeremy Manning scored tries at the beginning and the end of the match,...

People, 00:26 in Sport
 

Maguire proud of beaten Warriors

Wigan coach Michael Maguire praised the effort of his players after the Super League champions were narrowly beaten in Sunday's World Club Challenge. The Warriors twice led Australian premiers St George-Illawarra after two tries from George Carmont...

People, 00:26 in Sport
 

Robinson points finger at Owens

Head coach Andy Robinson was unhappy with the refereeing of Nigel Owens as Scotland fell to a 21-18 RBS 6 Nations loss to Ireland at Murrayfield. Robinson highlighted the 13-4 penalty count against Ireland and the sin-binning of Allan Jacobsen after...

People, 00:27 in Sport
 

Nearly a perfect day for Strauss

Andrew Strauss was very proud and just a little disappointed after his career-best 158 helped England to a tie rather than outright victory in Sunday's wonderful World Cup match against India. Strauss produced not only his highest but most...

People, 00:27 in Sport
 

McLeish enjoys Birmingham success

Alex McLeish hailed Birmingham's Carling Cup success over Arsenal as his "greatest achievement" as a manager. McLeish enjoyed plenty of success north of the border with Rangers when he was part of a two-horse race for trophies with Celtic....

People, 00:27 in Sport
 

Pair 'destroyed' after Cup blunder

Arsene Wenger revealed goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny and centre-half Laurent Koscielny were left "destroyed" after their last-minute mix-up cost Arsenal the chance of Carling Cup glory and gifted Birmingham a famous victory at Wembley....

People, 00:27 in Sport
 

Parker recovery key for Hammers

Scott Parker turned in yet another man-of-the-match performance to help haul West Ham off the foot of the Barclays Premier League, despite being unable to walk 24 hours earlier. Manager Avram Grant revealed he had been resigned to being without the...

People, 00:27 in Sport
 

Oil dips eyeing Libya turmoil, Saudi output

Some of the lightest trading volume of the year indicated investor weariness, but also helped make for choppy trading and wide trading ranges. Foreign powers accelerated efforts to help oust Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi as rebels fought government...

Reuters, 00:27 in Business
 

D.Boerse-NYSE not seen US security risk

"I don't have any national security concerns on this at the moment," Deputy Treasury Secretary Neal Wolin told the Reuters Future Face of Finance Summit on Monday. The deal between the German market and the iconic New York-based exchange...

Reuters, 00:27 in Business
 
QUAKE HITS WORLD CUP PLANS

QUAKE HITS WORLD CUP PLANS

ENGLAND’S World Cup plans could be disrupted by the earthquake in New Zealand, with their Christchurch base likely to be removed from the schedule. Organisers are poised to switch the seven matches scheduled to be played in that stricken city to...

 

Oman protests spread, road to port blocked

A doctor said six people had been killed in clashes between stone-throwing protesters and police on Sunday in the northern industrial town of Sohar. Oman's health minister said one person had been killed and 20 wounded. Hundreds of protesters blocked...

 
ENGLAND TAKE THE TIGER TRAIL

ENGLAND TAKE THE TIGER TRAIL

ENGLAND have reached their state of grace, three-fifths of the way to their first Six Nations ­title since the future World Cup winners of 2003, by using Leicester as their model and ­inspiration. All bar one of the senior management from Martin...

 

Hugh Muir's Diary

• Well this is embarrassing, say officials at the London School of Economics, buffeted by stories about the institution's link with Mad Dog Gaddafi and his family. Yes we took money from them, says director Howard Davies. Really wish we hadn't. But...

Guardian, 00:30 in Politics
 
GRAY WANTS JUMP START

GRAY WANTS JUMP START

THE Tower of Scotland, Richie Gray, has urged his team-mates to kick their slow-starting habit or risk a hiding at Twickenham. Gray, a 6ft 8in second row, was Scotland’s star turn in Sunday’s 21-18 defeat against Ireland, but the seeds for their...

 
US targets natural world for drones

US targets natural world for drones

The Pentagon is pouring millions of dollars into the development of tiny drones inspired by biology - such as the hummingbird - each equipped with video and audio equipment that can record sights and sounds. They could be used to spy, but also to...

 


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