News archive from 15 September 2012, page 14

RICKY HATTON: I'M BACK FIGHTING TO MAKE MY KIDS PROUD

RICKY HATTON: I'M BACK FIGHTING TO MAKE MY KIDS PROUD

Fiercely conscious of his reputation, Hatton said yesterday: “I'm coming back to make my two kids proud of their father again.” Mancunian Hatton, who remains one of the most popular fighters ever to lace a glove from Britain, will return to the ring...

 

Kids’ champ set to retire

THE woman in charge of Selby area children's services is to retire. Cynthia Welbourn, North Yorkshire County Council’s corporate director of the children and young people’s service has announced that she is to stand down at the end of the year after...

 
WIGAN 46 - CATALANS 6: GEORGE CARMONT HAS WARRIORS IN DREAM LAND

WIGAN 46 - CATALANS 6: GEORGE CARMONT HAS WARRIORS IN DREAM LAND

Last night he reprised the kind of form that earned him that place, scoring a hat-trick of tries to take Wigan a step closer towards the Grand Final back at the Theatre of Dreams on October 6. The 34-year-old centre will retire at the end of the...

 
Horse-drawn funeral held for Tia Sharp

Horse-drawn funeral held for Tia Sharp

MOURNERS dressed in black and pink lined the streets to pay their respects to schoolgirl Tia Sharp, who was found dead in her grandmother's home last month. A procession featuring a horse-drawn carriage, a pink stretched Humvee and a truck covered in...

Scotsman, 02:39 in Hot News
 
BATH 14 - NORTHAMPTON 18: BATH AND BEN FODEN GET THE BOOT

BATH 14 - NORTHAMPTON 18: BATH AND BEN FODEN GET THE BOOT

He also left the ground on crutches. Northampton have disobligingly retained Foden at full-back, where a tackle by Bath's Tom Biggs both clattered him and stalled a menacing Saints attack. Courtney Lawes' return for the unbeaten Saints from a...

 
BUBBLY PHOENIX CAN SPARKLE

BUBBLY PHOENIX CAN SPARKLE

THE most exciting run in this year's Greyhound Derby was the third round victory of the Paul Young-trained Bubbly Phoenix (10.00) who blitzed round the Plough Lane venue in a sensational 28.19 sec. THE most exciting run in this year's Greyhound Derby...

Daily Star, 02:39 in Sport
 
TOM YOUNGS: I WOULDN'T BE THROWN BY AN ENGLAND CALL-UP

TOM YOUNGS: I WOULDN'T BE THROWN BY AN ENGLAND CALL-UP

Stuart Lancaster will have taken note. The England head coach is watching his progress with a beady eye after taking what looks like an increasingly inspired punt on Youngs for the summer tour to South Africa. Despite having not started a Premiership...

 
BATH 14 - NORTHAMPTON 18: BATH AND BEN FODEN GET THE BOOT

BATH 14 - NORTHAMPTON 18: BATH AND BEN FODEN GET THE BOOT

He also left the ground on crutches. Northampton have disobligingly retained Foden at full-back, where a tackle by Bath's Tom Biggs both clattered him and stalled a menacing Saints attack. Courtney Lawes' return for the unbeaten Saints from a...

 
Mark Thompson: A hard act to follow

Mark Thompson: A hard act to follow

Mark Thompson leaves the BBC on a high, following its highly praised coverage of the Olympics. London 2012 not only brought the corporation huge audiences on TV, mobile and the web, but also the highest public appreciation levels ever seen by the...

BBC, 03:08 in Art & Culture
 
JOSEPH O'BRIEN'S LESTER PIGGOTT DREAM

JOSEPH O'BRIEN'S LESTER PIGGOTT DREAM

JOSEPH O'BRIEN, Camelot's rider, is looking forward to the third and final leg of Flat racing's Triple Crown this afternoon and with it the opportunity to follow in Lester Piggott's footsteps. Piggott won the 2000 Guineas, Derby and St Leger on...

Daily Star, 03:08 in Sport
 
TIMES UP GIVES JOHN DUNLOP SUCH AN APT CUP WINNER

TIMES UP GIVES JOHN DUNLOP SUCH AN APT CUP WINNER

JOHN DUNLOP has earned many big race successes during his 46 years, but none could have been more appropriate – or ironic – than yesterday's Stobart Doncaster Cup winner Times Up. It came just 24 hours after he announced his retirement at the end of...

Daily Star, 03:08 in Sport
 

Harry on base as militants attack

Sep 15 2012 Prince Harry was unharmed after an attack on the Camp Bastion military compound in Afghanistan in which two US Marines were killed and several more wounded. Harry, an Army captain, is based at the compound in Helmand province in the south...

 
FRANKIE DETTORI LOOKING FARHH TOO GOOD

FRANKIE DETTORI LOOKING FARHH TOO GOOD

FARHH will have a firth stab at winning a Group One race when he runs in the Qatar Prix de Moulin at Longchamp tomorrow. Godolphin's star fouryear-old has been placed at Royal Ascot, Sandown, Goodwood and York, on the latter two occasions finishing...

Daily Star, 03:08 in Sport
 
BROWN PANTHER TO ROAR

BROWN PANTHER TO ROAR

BROWN PANTHER, a year on from a second place in the St Leger at Doncaster, can gain some compensation by taking today's Irish version at the Curragh. “The trip and the ground should be ideal for Brown Panther,” said Tom Dascombe who trains the colt...

Daily Star, 03:08 in Sport
 

Turkish forces kill 80 Kurd rebels in week-long assault

Eight F-16 fighter jets took off from an air base in the south-eastern city of Diyarbakir on Friday, a Reuters witness said, apparently to support the operation against militants from the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK). "Anti-terror...

 


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