News archive from 15 June 2012, page 8

GARETH HOCK RELIVES DRUGS BAN HELL

GARETH HOCK RELIVES DRUGS BAN HELL

GARETH HOCK was scared stiff the last time he played for England, back in 2009. None of the French team worried one of the hardest men in the game in the slightest. Instead it was the knowledge that he was about to be exposed as a drugs cheat. Hock...

Daily Star, 00:09 in Sport
 
Image of Scotland: The remains of an old jetty on Mersehead Sands

Image of Scotland: The remains of an old jetty on Mersehead Sands

Walter Baxter from Galashiels took this photograph of old wooden posts - the remains of an old jetty - on Mersehead Sands on the Solway Coast. View more images of Scotland on our Facebook page • To submit your picture for publication online or in The...

 
STAGE REVIEW: ANTIGONE, NATIONAL THEATRE, LONDON

STAGE REVIEW: ANTIGONE, NATIONAL THEATRE, LONDON

Issues concerning delegation of power (and associated guilt), predestination and the powerlessness of women are also addressed. While minions bustle about on the 20th-century office set, hot desking between piles of paper, Creon (Christopher...

 
JO-WILFRIED TSONGA IN FITNESS BATTLE TO MAKE WIMBLEDON

JO-WILFRIED TSONGA IN FITNESS BATTLE TO MAKE WIMBLEDON

Tsonga suffered a finger injury and said: “I think it's serious. I felt I broke something or I stretched a lot of ligaments.”

 
TEN-TASTIC TNA AIN'T WHISTLIN' DIXIE

TEN-TASTIC TNA AIN'T WHISTLIN' DIXIE

A DECADE is a significant landmark for any business, and TNA Impact wrestling should be congratulated for crossing the line this week. Well, in reality the technical 10-year anniversary is in July, but let's not be pedantic. The special Slammiversary...

Daily Star, 00:09 in Sport
 
Sporting archives keeping pace with the Olympic Games

Sporting archives keeping pace with the Olympic Games

With the Olympics nearly upon us, a national campaign celebrates our sporting past. Chris Bond reports. CHEESE rolling, gurning and table skittles may not be events at this year’s Olympics (nor are they ever likely to be), but they’re still part of...

 
TODAY'S RACING TIPS- 15/06/12

TODAY'S RACING TIPS- 15/06/12

He won the Racing Post's National Press Challenge in 2005, and has been a regular winner of that paper's monthly prize in the last 18 months. Here are his selections for today's racing in the UK: COMPUTERMAN Aintree 5.50 RECORD BREAKER 6.25...

 
Sacked Villas-Boas makes Spurs shortlist to replace Redknapp

Sacked Villas-Boas makes Spurs shortlist to replace Redknapp

Andre Villas-Boas and Ralf Rangnick are two of the names on the shortlist to replace Harry Redknapp. The sacked Chelsea boss and former Schalke chief are among those under consideration as the north London club begins the search for a successor to the...

Daily Mail, 00:19 in Sport
 
MY SIX BEST ALBUMS- BILL ODDIE

MY SIX BEST ALBUMS- BILL ODDIE

CHARLES MINGUS: Mingus Ah Um (Sony) Even heavy rock and rollers rate Mingus because they can relate to him. He was funky and his music contained a wild spirit which appealed to rockers. The melodies are so simple and memorable. His arrangements...

 
MOTOGP: CAL CRUTCHLOW'S GOT SO MUCH TO PROVE

MOTOGP: CAL CRUTCHLOW'S GOT SO MUCH TO PROVE

CAL CRUTCHLOW is aiming to give his fans a top-three finish at this week's ­Silverstone MotoGP to make up for falling off in front of them last year. Coventry rider Crutchlow is keen to show what might have been but for his crash last year, while...

Daily Star, 00:09 in Sport
 
GEORGE OSBORNE TRIGGERS NEW ROW BY DILUTING BANK REFORMS

GEORGE OSBORNE TRIGGERS NEW ROW BY DILUTING BANK REFORMS

The head of the Independent Commission on Banking Sir John Vickers said the Treasury should have gone further in accepting some of the plans he recommended for wholesale reform of the sector. This was even though the Government accepted the vast...

 
JAMIE PEACOCK'S PRIDE

JAMIE PEACOCK'S PRIDE

Former GB star Schofield criticised the form of veteran Leeds prop Peacock, 34, and his team in a newspaper column. But Peacock claimed Schofield avoided a phone call to discuss the matter and branded him a “fat slob” and a “coward” on Twitter. “I'm...

 

All is forgiven: Nancy Dell'Olio cosies up to Strictly judge Bruno Tonioli at Terrence Higgins Trust dinner

She famously threatened to sue him after he accused her of looking like she had 'inhaled two gallons of Veuve Clicquot' on Strictly Come Dancing.But it appears Nancy Dell'Olio has forgiven judge Bruno Tonioli for his cutting critique of her dance...

 
US OPEN 2012: TIGER WOODS OPEN CHARGE

US OPEN 2012: TIGER WOODS OPEN CHARGE

TIGER WOODS made his best start to a US Open for a decade – while Phil Mickelson matched his worst ever. Former world No.1 Woods posted a one-under-par 69 at the Olympic Club in San Francisco to build on the momentum from winning the Memorial...

Daily Star, 00:09 in Sport
 
WONDER FROM DOWN UNDER

WONDER FROM DOWN UNDER

The Aussie supermare with a six-figure fanbase and more Facebook friends than Frankel is unbeaten in 21 home starts and is over here to contest the Diamond Jubilee at Royal Ascot on June 23. A Grand Slam tennis match and a football game have been...

 


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