News archive from 17 December 2012, page 1

DANNY NICKLAS MUST BE ON SONG

DANNY NICKLAS MUST BE ON SONG

DANNY NICKLAS has vowed to fight for his spot among Hull's new star-studded line-up. The half-back will be loaned to Championship side York if he doesn't impress in pre-season. But Nicklas, 21, insists he is far more frightened by a task he faces this...

Daily Star, 00:05 in Sport
 
GEORGE GROVES IS ON TOP OF WORLD

GEORGE GROVES IS ON TOP OF WORLD

GEORGE GROVES insists he is ready for a world title shot next year – after a one-sided points win over veteran Glen Johnson. Commonwealth super- middleweight champion Groves had to settle for a unanimous 120-107, 120-107 and 119-109 points decision...

Daily Star, 00:05 in Sport
 
AMIR KHAN VOWS TO BE CHAMPION AGAIN

AMIR KHAN VOWS TO BE CHAMPION AGAIN

AMIR KHAN is back in the world title mix after a convincing win here that left him vowing: “I will become a world champion again soon.” After two career-threatening defeats, Khan managed to KO his doubters with an emphatic win over Carlos Molina. A...

Daily Star, 00:05 in Sport
 
JOHN PART HITS BACK FOR A MURAL VICTORY

JOHN PART HITS BACK FOR A MURAL VICTORY

JOHN PART was last night airbrushed back into Ally Pally history. The Canadian was left furious after realising there was no giant poster of him at the venue for the Ladbrokes World Darts Championship even though he has won the title twice. Part, 46,...

Daily Star, 00:05 in Sport
 

Thieves! Kompany and Aguero get their hands on Wiggo's treasures

Vincent Kompany and Sergio Aguero borrowed two famous pieces of sports memorabilia at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year awards.As they entered the stage with last season's Premier League trophy. the city duo were met with the entire audience,...

Daily Mail, 00:11 in Sport
 
You're not bothered like us Brazilians! Piazon blasts Chelsea teammates as Cahill's out of Leeds clash after red card

You're not bothered like us Brazilians! Piazon blasts Chelsea teammates as Cahill's out of Leeds clash...

Chelsea teenager Lucas Piazon today launched a scathing attack on his team-mates for their "unacceptable' lack of effort during the defeat by Corinthians.The 18-year-old forward, voted the club's young player of the year in May, said only his...

Daily Mail, 00:11 in Sport
 

George Groves says his victory over Glen Johnson shows he's a fighter to fear

GEORGE GROVES insists his demolition of Jamaican veteran Glen Johnson at London's ExCel has identified him as a fighter to be feared by his super-middleweight rivals. Groves defended his Commonwealth title with a wide points victory over a respected...

Daily Post, 00:11 in Sport
 
Hip-hop: Love of music or money machine?

Hip-hop: Love of music or money machine?

The intimate basement of Juno bar in Shoreditch is dimly lit. Poison Pen is visibly tired and distracted by the camera flashes. Immortal Technique lightens the mood by playing a trumpet fanfare on his smartphone, while pouring Swave Sevah a cup of...

BBC, 00:11 in Business
 

Amir Khan wants revenge over Danny Garcia after beating Carlos Molina

AMIR KHAN is gunning for revenge against Danny Garcia after getting back to winning ways against Carlos Molina this weekend. Khan has failed to secure rematches with previous conquerors Breidis Prescott and Lamont Peterson, but remains hopeful of...

Daily Post, 00:11 in Sport
 
Interview: Salman Rushdie on the release of the film version of Midnight Children

Interview: Salman Rushdie on the release of the film version of Midnight Children

I DO WONDER what Salman Rushdie makes of novelist and critic Zoe Heller's mauling of his autobiography, Joseph Anton: A Memoir, in The New York Review of Books? When we meet in London to discuss the movie version of Rushdie’s acclaimed novel...

 

Classical review: SCO: Weber Wind Concertos - City Halls, Glasgow

IT'S a mark of the sheer quality of the Scottish Chamber Orchestra's players that two of them could step out from the orchestra to become concerto soloists in this thorougly enjoyable, if sometimes slightly lightweight concert. SCO: Weber Wind...

 

Classical review: BBC SSO: Bartok and Hindemith - City Halls, Glasgow

THE focus of the BBC SSO's three-part concert series on Bartok and Hindemith may primarily be on these two significant 20th-century composers, but in last night's first half at least, the ghost of Stravinsky was as much a tangible presence. BBC SSO:...

 

Album reviews: Wiz Khalifa | Dam Mantle | Udagawa plays Khachaturian & Lyapunov | Nick Keir

A roundup of the latest album releases. POP Wiz Khalifa: O.N.I.F.C. Atlantic, £11.99 * * * GIVEN the sheer number of weed references on this album, it is hardly surprising that O.N.I.F.C. is such a laidback, leisurely and lengthy listen. However, it...

 

Gig review: Lionel Richie - Glasgow SECC

AMONG generations too young to remember the 1980s, Lionel Richie will probably be known best as father to wayward celebutante daughter Nicole - the ageless Alabaman soul-pop man's celebrity having proven not quite as blockbuster durable as...

 
Classical review: RSNO/John Lill - Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

Classical review: RSNO/John Lill - Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

ON SATURDAY, the Royal Scottish National Orchestra seemed to be coasting on cruise control. No real excitement, no visceral engagement; only a series of OK performances - with the exception of Grieg's Piano Concerto - delivered as if the collective...

 


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