News archive from 15 October 2012, page 4

Bertrand will not return to Twitter after debacle over explicit post

Ryan Bertrand has told his friends he will never use Twitter again and deleted his account after the controversy which erupted over his reaction to claims he had withdrawn from the England squad with a sore throat.The illness turned out to be a viral...

Daily Mail, 23:41 in Sport
 

Rangers chief Green says sorry to Villa after calling them 'completely useless'

Rangers chief executive Charles Green has apologised to Aston Villa for remarks he made about the club last week.Green was discussing the Ibrox side's potential involvement in a European League, which he believes will be formed in the future because...

Daily Mail, 23:41 in Sport
 

The Endeavour has landed! Space Shuttle FINALLY arrives at its new home after crawl through central LA hit...

The retired space shuttle Endeavour has rolled into its retirement home at the California Science Center, concluding a slow-motion parade through the narrow streets of Los Angeles. Endeavour arrived at about 10.45am PST at Exposition Park, the site of...

 

U.S. Navy builds robot modelled on Star Wars character C-3PO to fight fires on board warships

A robot with the ability to fight fires on board warships has been developed by military scientists based on the popular Star Wars character C-3PO. It might sound like something out of another galaxy, but the life-saving robot will be tested next year...

 

UAE sends medics to Pakistan to evacuate girl shot by Taliban

Fourteen-year-old Yousufzai was leaving school in her hometown in the Swat Valley in northwest Pakistan when she was shot in the head and neck by the Taliban for speaking out against the militants and promoting education for girls. A spokesman for the...

 
PREMIER STARS CAUGHT UP IN FANS' MAYHEM

PREMIER STARS CAUGHT UP IN FANS' MAYHEM

Ivory Coast were leading 2-0 on the night and 6-2 on aggregate – a result which seems likely to stand, sending hosts Senegal out – when the match was stopped in the 72nd minute after ex-Chelsea star Didier Drogba had scored his second goal with a...

 
ANFIELD TO GET £154M UPGRADE

ANFIELD TO GET £154M UPGRADE

Two years to the day since American John W Henry bought the club, the long-running issue of where Liverpool will play their home matches is to take a significant leap forward. Liverpool City Council are to unveil plans for the regeneration and, as...

 
DANNY WELBECK'S GOT WAYNE ROONEY FACTOR

DANNY WELBECK'S GOT WAYNE ROONEY FACTOR

It will be some time before Danny Welbeck features on that list of the country's leading scorers, yet his opportunist brace against San Marino on Friday night means that he is the top scorer in the Roy Hodgson era. Four goals may not ordinarily be an...

 
TOMMY HAYES IS COUNTING ON MASSIVE BONUS

TOMMY HAYES IS COUNTING ON MASSIVE BONUS

The Chiefs were outstanding on their debut in the competition and would have earned a draw at the RDS had Argentina international Ignacio Mieres not missed an injury-time penalty. As it was, Jonathan Sexton's boot scraped a 9-6 win for the relieved...

 
ROSS FISHER'S CRUEL TWIST AS SHANE LOWRY STEALS IT

ROSS FISHER'S CRUEL TWIST AS SHANE LOWRY STEALS IT

And as he walked up to the 18th green at the Oceanico Victoria course in Vilamoura last night he knew all he needed was a par to force the Irishman Shane Lowry into a play-off. However, having gone into the final round four shots ahead of Lowry,...

 
TOULOUSE 23 - LEICESTER 9: TIGERS FEEL GAEL FICKOU FORCE

TOULOUSE 23 - LEICESTER 9: TIGERS FEEL GAEL FICKOU FORCE

The consolation, such as it is, is that the Heineken Cup has scarcely begun. But the Tigers cannot afford any repeat and when Toulouse visit Welford Road in January, they must do to Toulouse as Toulouse did to them at Le Stadium. Other than in...

 
SHANE BYRNE PROVES HAT-TRICK HERO

SHANE BYRNE PROVES HAT-TRICK HERO

The Rapid Solicitors Kawasaki rider had the edge going into the action at the Kent circuit. And he doubled his advatage to 18 points when he won the rain-shortened Saturday race. Byrne took the initiative from the start of yesterday's first race but...

 
HEATHER WATSON ENDS 24-YEAR JINX

HEATHER WATSON ENDS 24-YEAR JINX

She squandered a match point in Japan, too, at 5-3 in the second set. But more important were the four she saved before finally seeing off Chang Kai-Chen of Chinese Taipei 7-5, 5-7, 7-6 in a marathon three hours and 11 minutes. “I've been working to...

 
ROLL MODEL LEWIS HAMILTON GIVES UP TITLE BID

ROLL MODEL LEWIS HAMILTON GIVES UP TITLE BID

Having refused to give up anything for 37 laps as he fought a wounded car which wriggled like a mad snake and ate its own tyres, Hamilton could only be realistic after finishing 10th in the Korean Grand Prix. “I am very sad because we are out of the...

 
OUCH - BUT LOSING CAN'T HURT ANDY MURRAY

OUCH - BUT LOSING CAN'T HURT ANDY MURRAY

It was a remarkably calm US Open champion who took the loss of his Shanghai Masters title to Novak Djokovic with good humour, and a surprisingly philosophical world No3 had to accept missing five match points in his 5-7, 7-6, 6-3 defeat over three...

 


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