News archive from 5 April 2012, page 12

BRITAIN'S CYCLISTS ARE GOLDEN WONDERS

BRITAIN'S CYCLISTS ARE GOLDEN WONDERS

GREAT BRITAIN'S men smashed the team pursuit world record to win gold on the opening day of the Track Cycling World Championships in Melbourne. Geraint Thomas, Ed Clancy, Pete Kennaugh and Steven Burke won the 4km race ahead of Australia in 3min...

Daily Star, 00:55 in Sport
 
Bill Jamieson: David Cameron needs to stay the course

Bill Jamieson: David Cameron needs to stay the course

THE coalition appears to be wavering in its commitment to tackle the UK's debt burden For a government in trouble there are few better solutions than a period of enforced inaction. Easter recess is upon us. And for a beleaguered administration in...

Scotsman, 00:55 in Politics
 

Hacker claims breach of Chinese defense contractor

The hacker, who uses the name Hardcore Charlie and said he was a friend of Hector Xavier Monsegur, the leader-turned- informant of the activist hacking group, LulzSec, told Reuters he got inside Beijing-based China National Import & Export Corp...

 
BILLY PAYNE GETS GRILLING AT AUGUSTA

BILLY PAYNE GETS GRILLING AT AUGUSTA

Payne was asked eight times, in many different ways, why one of the most famous and powerful clubs in golf have yet to open their doors to a woman. He said: “All issues of membership are subject to private deliberations of the members.” The question...

 
LYNCH MOB PLAY IT COOL

LYNCH MOB PLAY IT COOL

ANDY LYNCH'S Airlie Birds are in danger of blowing their cover. Hull have flown under the radar this season, despite only losing one game. They have kept their heads down, while Bradford and St Helens have been gripped by ­crisis and strange results...

Daily Star, 00:58 in Sport
 
IAN POULTER IS STILL A BIT UNDER THE WEATHER

IAN POULTER IS STILL A BIT UNDER THE WEATHER

Asthmatic Poulter, who blamed overwork for his illness, is eating like a horse after dipping under 13st. He said: “I lost 10lb in five days. I've put some back on but not all – it's a work in progress and I'm eating nicely. It has affected how much I...

 

One-fifth of U.S. adults read e-books as market booms: survey

In a sweeping survey of e-books' impact on reading habits, the Pew report said that four times more U.S. readers, or 15 percent, were reading e-books on a typical day now compared with less than two years ago. But when it comes to reading in bed, the...

 
Fiona McCade: It’s a jungle out there, if anyone’s interested

Fiona McCade: It’s a jungle out there, if anyone’s interested

WHEN my son was three years old, he announced that he was very disappointed in the quality of parenting he was receiving. "Fed up of the both of you," he grumbled. "Want to go live in the jungle." This wish for a freer existence in...

 
The magic show: Augusta ready to serve up the mother of all majors

The magic show: Augusta ready to serve up the mother of all majors

When the ethereal mist that hung like a shroud over Augusta National finally lifted it did so to reveal a game entranced and a major championship season woven under the magic spell of possibility.Has the first day of a Masters ever dawned with quite...

Daily Mail, 01:07 in Sport
 

Barcelona return to the Bridge... where the Spaniard's glory run began

For Chelsea it hurt like a dagger to the heart yet for Barcelona it was the flashing blade which unleashed a rush of silver.Clinically despatched from the right foot of Andres Iniesta, the ball sped past Petr Cech at the Shed End and into the net with...

Daily Mail, 01:07 in Sport
 

Stamford Bridge match zone: All the action from the Chelsea's Champions League clash with Benfica

Hilario at last finds a role to playChelsea goalkeeper Hilario has finally found something to do: he fired balls at Petr Cech during the warm-up. Chelsea's keeping coach, Christophe Lollichon, was serving a one-match ban after being found guilty of...

Daily Mail, 01:07 in Sport
 

Terry worry for Chelsea after captain is forced off with breathing difficulties

Chelsea are sweating on the fitness of captain John Terry after he was forced to leave the field after 59 minutes complaining he could hardly breathe.The defender suffering a recurrence of a rib injury sustained in the first leg against Benfica and...

Daily Mail, 01:07 in Sport
 

Barca are super favourites! Mourinho dismisses Chelsea in semi showdown

Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho has laughed off the suggestion that Chelsea could stun Barcelona and reach the Champions League final.His former club beat Benfica 2-1 at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night to earn their place in the last four against...

Daily Mail, 01:07 in Sport
 

Roberto's road from Scunthorpe leads to the Nou Camp... and Barcelona

Roberto Di Matteo was failing to plot the downfall of Scunthorpe in the League One play-offs the last time Chelsea and Barcelona collided in Champions League orbit.MK Dons drew at Glanford Park four days after Andres Iniesta had silenced Stamford...

Daily Mail, 01:07 in Sport
 
Can he kick it? Dad was Diana's bodyguard, now Damon is in spotlight

Can he kick it? Dad was Diana's bodyguard, now Damon is in spotlight

On the wall behind the floor mat in the Elgin family home, where father and son Lee and Damon Sansum have been known to kick each other in the head, hangs a framed letter from Princess Diana and her children.Dated July 23, 1997, a mere 39 days prior...

Daily Mail, 01:07 in Sport
 


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