News archive from 31 October 2012, page 7

Karate student gets practice on intruder

A CALIFORNIA man was pummelled by a karate student who police say arrived home to find the drunken intruder in her bathroom. Jannine Ramirez, 20, knocked down the bathroom door when she heard Wilberto Zapata, 18, and kicked and punched him.

 
SIGNAL GOES FOR THOMAS WALDROM

SIGNAL GOES FOR THOMAS WALDROM

Gloucester back row Morgan, who made such an impression in his debut Six Nations, was one of nine players sent back to their clubs from the camp at the Football Association's new training headquarters at Burton. With Phil Dowson returning to...

 

Paper maker seals £7.5m bank deal

EMPLOYEE-OWNED paper maker Tullis Russell Group has received a £7.5 million refinancing package over three years from Lloyds Bank. The Fife-based firm said the funding would be used to “drive its global development agenda”, including potential...

Scotsman, 00:09 in Business
 
TIGER WOODS AND RORY MCILROY ARE UNDER FIRE

TIGER WOODS AND RORY MCILROY ARE UNDER FIRE

The world's top two earned about £2 million in an exhibition match, but then flew out rather than play the HSBC Champions event in Southern China. HSBC's head of sponsorship Giles Morgan said: “Of course we are disappointed that the top two players in...

 

Steve Finn set for scan as England cricketers toil in India

STEVEN FINN gave England significant cause for concern as he limped out of the attack with a thigh injury on a vexing first day of their India tour. Finn, a key component in England's likely Test line-up, exited proceedings yesterday and is expected...

Daily Post, 00:10 in Sport
 

McDonald seals derby win for Boro

Scott McDonald earned Middlesbrough a quarter-final place in a hard-fought 1-0 Capital One Cup fourth round Wear-Tees derby victory over Sunderland at the Stadium of Light. The striker, who was handed a start by Boro boss Tony Mowbray after he scored...

Daily Post, 00:10 in Sport
 
BRYAN REDPATH'S BACK TO THE WALL

BRYAN REDPATH'S BACK TO THE WALL

The Scot has paid the price for the Sharks' calamitous start to the season even though he only arrived at the club on a four-year contract in June. Sale chief executive Steve Diamond has put himself in charge of team affairs for the rest of the season...

 

Bradford beat Wigan in shootout

Bradford booked their place in the quarter-finals of the Capital One Cup after causing a major shock with a 4-2 penalty shoot-out victory at Wigan after a goalless 120 minutes. A Latics side featuring nine changes from Saturday's Barclays Premier...

Daily Post, 00:10 in Sport
 
ANDY MURRAY'S FINAL STRETCH

ANDY MURRAY'S FINAL STRETCH

The world No3, one of the fittest men on the circuit, had to pull out of the ATP World Tour Finals last year after just one match due to a back problem. This time, he is willing to do whatever it takes to make sure he is ready when play begins at the...

 

Leeds see off weakened Southampton

Southampton were unable to find sanctuary from their Barclays Premier League woes in the Capital One Cup, with manager Nigel Adkins' decision to make 11 changes backfiring on him as Leeds secured another top-flight scalp with a 3-0 win. The Saints...

Daily Post, 00:10 in Sport
 
TODAY'S RACING TIPS- 31/10/12

TODAY'S RACING TIPS- 31/10/12

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 Haydock 1.40 ------------ 2.15 NOBLE...

 

Arsenal late show wins thriller

Theo Walcott led a stunning comeback by Arsenal to beat Reading 7-5 in a night of high drama at Madejski Stadium. Gunners outcast Marouane Chamakh, making his first start since January, appeared to have secured victory with a fine strike in the 13th...

Daily Post, 00:10 in Sport
 
GARETH HOCK IN TALKS ON SYDNEY SWITCH

GARETH HOCK IN TALKS ON SYDNEY SWITCH

The England forward only signed a long-term deal with Wigan when he returned from a drugs ban last year. Hock and his club were remaining tight-lipped yesterday but the Sydney club confirmed they have entered talks with the 29-year-old. Hock's Wigan...

 
COOLMORE SWOOP

COOLMORE SWOOP

The Todd Pletcher-trained two-year-old is a leading fancy for the Grade One over an extended mile. He has won all his four starts for Starlight Racing and will now race in the name of Starlight, Sue Magnier, Michael Tabor, and Derrick Smith. Rosie...

 
JESSICA ENNIS'S MISSION AGAIN..AND THEN TO TO RULE THE WORLD MEET WILL SMITH

JESSICA ENNIS'S MISSION AGAIN..AND THEN TO TO RULE THE WORLD MEET WILL SMITH

As Eric Morecambe might have said, they are all the right targets, but not necessarily in the right order. Ennis almost met Will Smith once in New York where he was filming and she was competing. Of all the things that have happened since she became...

 


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