News archive from 11 August 2012, page 15

The Olympic legacy is in our hands... now let's not waste it

It will soon be over. The music will stop, the flags will be packed away and as we stand there wondering where the time went someone will flick the lights out and the greatest party we have ever known will be over. Our world will return to normal....

Daily Mail, 01:11 in Sport
Martin Samuel: Indeed, women do know their place... on the podium

Martin Samuel: Indeed, women do know their place... on the podium

A boy growing up in Flint, North Wales, on the banks of the River Dee, would have had no shortage of sporting role models. Ian Rush, one of the greatest footballers his country ever produced, came from Flint. He went to St Richard Gwyn Catholic High...

Daily Mail, 01:11 in Sport

The stars come out to play in the Cup... Keown, Parlour, Le Saux and McBride set to feature for Wembley

Sportsmail's Martin Keown will return to football on Saturday when he lines up for Wembley FC in the FA Cup.Keown joins Ray Parlour, Graeme Le Saux, Brian McBride and Claudio Caniggia for the extra preliminary round match against Langford FC. The...

Daily Mail, 01:11 in Sport

Chelsea manager Di Matteo aims to go seven up this season

Roberto Di Matteo has challenged his Chelsea players to make history as they start the season with the chance to win seven trophies. Chelsea begin the campaign against Manchester City in the Community Shield at Villa Park on Sunday, take on Atletico...

Daily Mail, 01:11 in Sport

Salford 20 Huddersfield 30: Giants hold their nerve to claim vital victory in Super League

Huddersfield Giants returned to the top six in Stobart Super League after a hard-fought win at Salford with 10 points in the last nine minutes.Huddersfield were level 20-20 until they sealed victory with a Michael Lawrence try and three Scott Grix...

Daily Mail, 01:11 in Sport

Stoke close in on capture of Dynamo Kiev defender Popov

Stoke boss Tony Pulis is hoping to tie up a move for Dynamo Kiev full-back Goran Popov early next week. The 27-year-old Macedonian is expected to join Stoke on a season-long loan deal, before joining up with his national squad.

Daily Mail, 01:11 in Sport

Sir Clive: The golden girls will lead Britain's legacy after the Games have gone

Sir Clive Woodward is a ladies' man. Not that this revelation should alarm his wife Lady Jane. This knight of the realm is a gentleman. His interest in any other members of the fairer sex is confined exclusively to the promise which won the Games for...

Daily Mail, 01:11 in Sport

United States 109 Argentina 83: Dream Team have shot at gold after making final

The United States will face Spain for gold on Sunday in a rematch of the 2008 Olympic final after ruthlessly dispatching Argentina.In similar fashion to the group stage meeting, the United States wore down the Argentinians in the second half before...

Daily Mail, 01:11 in Sport

Tom must breach the Great Wall: China's Bo stands in the way of Daley's bid for diving glory after scraping...

You wouldn't blame Tom Daley if, before he headed to the Aquatics Centre on Saturday for the semi-final and final of the 10m platform, he took a few minutes to relax, close his eyes and remind himself that the impossible is possible. He could recall...

Daily Mail, 01:11 in Sport

Coe: A second gold for Mo will be perfect end to Olympic Games

Mo Farah can give the greatest track-and-field meeting ever the perfect ending for Britain by winning the 5,000 metres gold medal on Saturday. That is the opinion of the man orchestrating the show in the Olympic Park, LOCOG chairman Lord Coe, the...

Daily Mail, 01:11 in Sport

Swansea close in on loan deal for Kaiserslautern striker Shechter

Swansea expect to wrap up a season-long loan move for Kaiserslautern striker Itay Shechter in the next 48 hours after the Israel international was granted a work permit by the Home Office. The 25-year-old's switch has not yet been ratified by the...

Daily Mail, 01:11 in Sport

It's top secret... Pistorius on Mike Tyson and his love of cooking

Who is your sporting hero? Mike Tyson. I grew up in a boxing family and he was a phenomenal sportsman, even though you can't condone what he did in his personal life. What would you be if you weren't a sportsman? I would have liked to have studied...

Daily Mail, 01:11 in Sport

It's the acid test for Mo! Lactate residue standing in Farah's way in bid for double gold

Mo Farah cannot hope to be at more than 95 per cent of his full fitness in Saturday's 5,000 metres. His main rivals will be at 100 per cent. This is the opinion of his team-mate and friend Chris Thompson, a European 10,000m silver medallist, who, like...

Daily Mail, 01:11 in Sport

Leeds 68 Widnes 24: McGuire injury mars Rhinos victory

Danny McGuire could not find the try he needed to set an outright Super League try-scoring record - and worryingly for the Rhinos limped to the dressing rooms in the 69th minute of Friday's game with the Challenge Cup final looming. McGuire knows he...

Daily Mail, 01:11 in Sport

Not such a beastly act: Blake does not lose his necklace in silver celebration

An eagle-eyed Sportsmail reader rang in to tell us they'd seen a woman in the crowd steal Yohan "The Beast' Blake's gold necklace as the Jamaican celebrated his 200m silver. We watched it back. The gold chain in her hand after their embrace was...

Daily Mail, 01:11 in Sport

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