News archive from 13 August 2012, page 7

Queen hails 'outstanding' Team GB

The Queen has congratulated the athletes of Great Britain and the Commonwealth, saying their efforts had "captured the public's imagination and earned their admiration". As London 2012 draws to a close, the Queen said Team GB's success - the...

 
DREAM GB

DREAM GB

ANTHONY JOSHUA lifted the super-heavyweight boxing crown as Team GB wrapped up their Golden Games in fitting style yesterday. Joshua produced a thrilling comeback to take the title which meant Britain finished London 2012 with 29 golds. It capped a...

Daily Star, 00:28 in Sport
 
Sir Mo? Yeah right! Farah tipped for knighthood after double gold triumph

Sir Mo? Yeah right! Farah tipped for knighthood after double gold triumph

In a leafy street in Portland, Oregon, is Mo Farah's home. On the dining-room wall are his trophies. And on that wall, next to a signed Arsenal shirt, is space for a couple of medals. It is where the gold bullion that he won over two of the most...

Daily Mail, 00:30 in Sport
 

Van Commenee uncertain over UK Athletics future as head coach reveals 'mixed emotions' after falling short...

Charles van Commenee's future as chief coach of British Athletics was in serious doubt on Sunday. Van Commenee said two years ago that if his team did not meet his target of eight medals - one of them gold - he would head immediately for the airport...

Daily Mail, 00:30 in Sport
 

Ryan Westwall gives Prestatyn selectors food for thought

PRESTATYN'S talented young batsman Ryan Westwell gave the senior selectors a reminder of his claims for reinstatement to Dave Harris' first team with another eye-taking innings as the seasiders Seconds drew their tough test at second-from-top Rainford...

Daily Post, 00:36 in Sport
 

Llay Welfare claim first win of season as menai Bridge extend lead at top

LLAY Welfare picked up their first win of the Premier Division season and in doing so landed a hammer blow to Mochdre's title hopes. Llay, who stay bottom of the standings despite claiming the six wicket victory at Black Marsh Fields, were put into...

Daily Post, 00:36 in Sport
 

Colwyn Bay CC earn fighting win in bid to avoid the drop

COLWYN Bay's search for the great escape gained added credibility after holding second-placed Northern to a fighting draw away. Boosted by their first win of the season at the 15th attempt at home to Hightown the previous week, the Bay knew they were...

Daily Post, 00:36 in Sport
 

Northop Hall CC secure revenge over Wallasey

NORTHOP Hall skipper Gareth Williams led his seventh-placed side to a stunning revenge victory over leaders Wallasey to dramatically revive the flickering embers of their promotion ambitions. Beaten just once all season, Wallasey were entitled to...

Daily Post, 00:36 in Sport
 

Kevin Pietersen's England future hangs in balance after Test omission

KEVIN PIETERSEN insists his England career will continue despite being left out of this week's must-win Lord's Test. England's selectors did not pick Pietersen yesterday afternoon in their 13-man squad for the final Investec Test against South Africa...

Daily Post, 00:36 in Sport
 

Championship One: North Wales Crusaders 40 London Skolars 22

NORTH Wales Crusaders signed off from the Racecourse for 2012 in style after overcoming a battling London Skolars. Crusaders gained revenge for their early-season mauling at the hands of the Skolars thanks to a ruthless final 20 minutes which saw them...

Daily Post, 00:36 in Sport
 

McIlroy closing in on second major

Rory McIlroy is heading towards his second major title - at a younger age than Tiger Woods managed it - as the sporting attention of the world began to turn away from London. With six holes to play in the USPGA Championship at Kiawah Island the...

Daily Post, 00:36 in Sport
 
London 2012 Olympics close with spectacular ceremony

London 2012 Olympics close with spectacular ceremony

The London 2012 Olympics have ended with a spectacular musical closing ceremony and the official handover to the next host city, Rio de Janeiro. The packed show featured some of the biggest names of British pop from decades past, including the Spice...

BBC, 00:37 in Art & Culture
 
Employers face 'make-or-break' time, says CIPD

Employers face 'make-or-break' time, says CIPD

Employers are facing a "make-or-break moment" as many will have to make job cuts if the economy does not pick up, according to a report. The survey by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) showed that a third of private...

BBC, 00:40 in Business
 

Anita's coming to Toon as versatile Ajax star jets in for medical after £6.2m fee agreed

Newcastle have reached agreement with Ajax over a £6.2million deal for Dutch international Vurnon Anita. Sportsmail were first to reveal the Toon's interest in Anita, 23, who can play left-back or in midfield, when a £5m bid was turned down in July....

Daily Mail, 00:44 in Sport
 

Tottenham look to pip rivals Arsenal to hotshot French pair M'Vila and Niang

Tottenham are rivalling Arsenal for Rennes midfielder Yann M'Vila after the French club confirmed they have had an offer for the 22-year-old. Speaking after Rennes defeat to Lyon on Saturday, club chairman Frederic de Saint-Serni, said: 'He has a...

Daily Mail, 00:44 in Sport
 


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