News archive from 8 December 2012, page 16

DROOPYS HOPE SPRINGS ETERNAL

DROOPYS HOPE SPRINGS ETERNAL

WITH the quarter-finals of the William Hill Oaks at Wimbledon and open race finals at Crayford, Hall Green and Poole, a great night's racing is in store. The best bet on the Wimbledon card comes in the final heat of the Oaks (9.01) where the Liz...

Daily Star, 03:38 in Sport
 

LIVE: India v England - the action on day four of the third Test in Kolkata

Stay up to date with all the action on day four of the third Test between England and India with Sportsmail's unrivalled team. We'll deliver over-by-over coverage as the action unfolds in Kolkata while our brilliant team of writers update with their...

Daily Mail, 03:46 in Sport
 
FINGAL BAY CRASHES OUT

FINGAL BAY CRASHES OUT

RICHARD JOHNSON had a fortunate escape as Fingal Bay dramatically ran out in the Harry Dutfield Memorial Novices' Chase at Exeter. The 1-12 favourite had been jumping to the left virtually all the way through the three-runner heat and he did so again...

Daily Star, 03:46 in Sport
 
AP MCCOY DOUBLE EASES HIS 10 SECONDS OF TORTURE

AP MCCOY DOUBLE EASES HIS 10 SECONDS OF TORTURE

CHAMPION jockey AP McCoy put last week's “10 seconds of torture” to the back of his mind as he roared to a near 20-1 double at Sandown yesterday. Victories on Johns Spirit and classy Taquin Du Seuil sandwiched the 16-1 success of Arbor Supreme at...

Daily Star, 03:52 in Sport
 
GET SET TO HAIL CAPTAIN CONAN

GET SET TO HAIL CAPTAIN CONAN

IF witnessing top class two mile chasers winging over the Railway Fences at Sandown doesn't rock your boat, you are in the wrong game. There is a fascinating contest in store for the Grade 1 Sportingbet Tingle Creek Chase run at 3.05 at the Esher...

Daily Star, 04:00 in Sport
 
SIR DES CHAMPS CAN PROVE STAR TURN

SIR DES CHAMPS CAN PROVE STAR TURN

AS heavyweight bouts go they do not get any better than Sir Des Champs slugging it out with Flemenstar in tomorrow's John Durkan Chase at Punchestown. Sir Des Champs, unbeaten over fences and joint-favourite for the Cheltenham Gold Cup, represents...

Daily Star, 04:05 in Sport
 
EGYPT HALTS CONSTITUTION EARLY VOTE

EGYPT HALTS CONSTITUTION EARLY VOTE

Tens of thousands marched on the presidential palace after pushing past barbed wire fences installed by the army and calling for Mr Morsi to step down. Thousands also camped out in Tahrir Square, birthplace of the uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak...

 
HORROR WRITER REVEALS SCARE TACTICS

HORROR WRITER REVEALS SCARE TACTICS

"Spiders, snakes...my mother-in-law," the writer said with a grin. The admission came when the author of international bestselling books including Carrie and The Shining came to University of Massachusetts Lowell to talk to writing...

 

'Feisty' edge to Doctor's companion

Jenna-Louise Coleman has promised to bring a "feisty" edge to her role as the new companion in Doctor Who. The actress, who will appear with Matt Smith and Richard E Grant in the Christmas Day special, plays barmaid-turned governess Clara....

 
JUVE GOT TO BLAME ROBERTO DI MATTEO FOR CHELSEA'S CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FLOP

JUVE GOT TO BLAME ROBERTO DI MATTEO FOR CHELSEA'S CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FLOP

HOWEVER embarrassed Manchester City felt at their Champions League exit, Chelsea should be feeling even worse. Firstly, they were the holders and secondly, they didn't have the tournament's major threats like Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund in their...

Daily Star, 04:10 in Sport
 
HARRY REDKNAPP'S PARTY POOPERS QPR ARE MISSING TEAM-BONDING TRICK

HARRY REDKNAPP'S PARTY POOPERS QPR ARE MISSING TEAM-BONDING TRICK

QPR have cancelled their Christmas party. But why? I honestly think it would have helped Harry Redknapp's boys. I understand that they did not want to end up splashed all over the newspapers, seen to be having a good time, when they are bottom of the...

Daily Star, 04:12 in Sport
 
PAUL MERSON: MANCHESTER UNITED LOOK UP FOUR IT AGAINST CITY

PAUL MERSON: MANCHESTER UNITED LOOK UP FOUR IT AGAINST CITY

FIREPOWER won't be an issue in the ­Manchester derby tomorrow. But if you ask me, for all the money Manchester City have spent over the last few years, Manchester United have the better strike force. Their attacking four of Wayne Rooney, Robin van...

Daily Star, 04:15 in Sport
 
BATTLING BRIAN MCDERMOTT GETS A LIFT OFF SIR ALEX FERGUSON

BATTLING BRIAN MCDERMOTT GETS A LIFT OFF SIR ALEX FERGUSON

BRIAN McDERMOTT has received a vote of confidence – from Sir Alex Ferguson. Reading are second from bottom with just one league win all season and travel to fellow strugglers Southampton today, hoping to leapfrog them in the table. Despite going up as...

Daily Star, 04:17 in Sport
 

Bygraves Christmas song re-released

The son of the late showbiz giant Max Bygraves is re-releasing his father's Christmas single for charity. The 89-year-old comedian, singer and variety performer, whose catchphrase was "I wanna tell you a story", died in September with...

 
JOSE FONTE: GASTON RAMIREZ HAS THE SAME QUALITY AS CRISTIANO RONALDO

JOSE FONTE: GASTON RAMIREZ HAS THE SAME QUALITY AS CRISTIANO RONALDO

JOSE FONTE reckons Gaston Ramirez can be as big a Premier League hit as Cristiano Ronaldo. Fonte grew up playing alongside Ronaldo in the Sporting Lisbon youth team and reckons Southampton playmaker Ramirez can become as good as the Real Madrid...

Daily Star, 04:20 in Sport
 


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