Olympic champion shooter Russell Mark has slammed Australia’s decision to ban strong sleeping pills and said it could cost the country medals at the London Games. Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) chief John Coates announced the ban on Tuesday in the wake of former Olympic swimmingchampion Grant Hackett’s claim that he had become dependent on Stilnox,..
Russia plunged back into the disputes over energy with Ukraine and Belarus that have repeatedly disrupted oil and gas supplies to European Unioncountries, and it also termed EU energy policy as "uncivilized". Russia on Friday denied remarks by Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko that it [more]
Don’t be surprised if your doctor asks you to sit on the floor at your next checkup. A new study says testing a person’s ability to sit down and then rise from the floor could provide useful insight into their overall health and longevity. [more]
North Korea's next step after rattling the world by putting a satellite into orbit for the first time will likely be a nuclear test, the third conducted by the reclusive and unpredictable state. A nuclear test would be the logical follow-up to [more]
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=QY_Gc1bF8ds Dec. 21, 2012, has long been rumored to be the day of the Mayan apocalypse, when Earth comes to its inglorious end. The good folks at NASA want you to know that isn't going to happen. In fact, NASA is so [more]
South Korea can now produce missiles that can reach all of North Korea as part of a new deal with Washington that's a response to the North's own growing weapons stockpile. There were restrictions put on their missile production by Washington to try and deter [more]
A man and three members of his family were jailed for a total of 58 years yesterday after being convicted of murdering his pregnant wife claiming she was possessed by evil spirits. One of the four smothered 21-year-old Nalia Mumtaz while the others held [more]
Russia’s Roman Shirokov scores his side’s second goal past Czech goalkeeper Petr Cech during the Euro 2012, Group A soccer match between Russia and Czech Republic, in Wroclaw, Poland, Friday, June 8, 2012. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)..
Olympic hopeful synchronized swimming teams battle it out in Stratford, London, for a place in the summer games. France performs during the Teams Technical Routine during a synchronised swimming qualification event at the Aquatic Centre at Olympic Park in Stratford, east London Spain performs during the Teams Technical Routine during a synchronised swimming qualification event..
In a U-15 match between Hauppauge ‘Brazil’ and Dix Hills ‘Heat’ on Long Island, New York, the Heat scored a remarkable goal through Nkosi Burgess which has quickly become an internet hit. A high and hopeful free kick was knocked forward towards Burgess, who backheeled it over his head, setting himself up for an overhead..
Born: 26 March 1982 – San Sebastián Height: 5’8" Weight: 10.9st Honours Scottish Cup : 2003 (Rangers); Scottish League Cup : 2003 (Rangers); Scottish Premier League : 2003 (Rangers) Clubs: Rangers, Everton, Real Sociedad, Arsenal Mikel Arteta Amatriain is a Spanish footballer who plays for Arsenal as a midfielder. Arteta started out as a trainee..
Like or share to unlock video. Tweet Arsenal first team players Alex Song, Wojciech Szczesny, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Bacary Sagna learn ballet moves with dancers from the English National Ballet to promote New Citroën DS5. The campaign was inspired by DS5′s strapline, ‘The Refined, Redefined.’ The film was created by Euro RSCG London...
Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge made a private visit to the Olympic Park in Stratford this morning to meet the Team GB women’s hockey squad. She asked to meet them in her role as Team GB and Paralympics GB 2012 Ambassador because of her love for the sport. Kate has played since junior school..
Monterosso won the $10 million Dubai World Cup, the world’s richest horse race, in a victory for the ruler of Dubai after one of his horses was badly injured in another race. French jockey Mikael Barzalona jumps off Monterosso after winning the Dubai World Cup horse race at the Meydan race track in the Gulf..
Though he was recently stripped of the England captaincy a second time, John Terry attended the England Footballers Foundation Lions and Roses Charity Dinner 2012 in aid of Help For Heroes and Cancer Research UK with other members of the squad on Sunday night. This photo from the event was taken by Getty’s Dave Hogan..
Like or share to unlock video. Tweet Dereck Chisora fight in Munich Germany, but didnt expect to see Haye vs Chisora fight after the main event! – Chisora confronts Haye, who then appears to strike Chisora, the pair get into a brawl and fall to the floor. Haye then gets into a fist fight Don..