Tuesday Aug 16, 2022

Hodgkinson to race in 800m and 4x400m relay at World Indoors

In August Hodgkinson won Olympic 800m silver in a British record time of one minute 55.88 seconds Olympic silver medallist Keely Hodgkinson will compete in the 800m and 4x400m relay for Great Britain at the World Athletics Indoor Championships. The 19-year-old, who broke Kelly Holmes’ British 800m record at last summer’s Tokyo Olympics, was part […]

Russia set for Paralympics decision as Ukraine squad travels to Beijing

Russian skiers Anna Milenina and Ekaterina Rumyantseva – posing here with Ukrainian bronze medallist Liudmyla Liashenko – won five of eight gold medals for the nation’s athletes at Pyeongchang 2018 A decision about banning Russian athletes from the 2022 Winter Paralympics will be made on Wednesday after it was confirmed the full Ukraine squad will […]

Ukraine conflict: Shares fall as Russia warned it faces collapse

“We are waging total economic and financial war on Russia,” he said. According to an AFP news agency report of his interview, Mr Le Maire acknowledged that ordinary Russians would also suffer from the impact of the sanctions, “but we don’t know how we can handle this differently”.

Chelsea to host Birmingham in Women’s FA Cup quarter-finals

Chelsea beat Birmingham 5-0 when the two sides met in the Women’s Super League earlier this season Holders Chelsea will host Birmingham City in the quarter-finals of the Women’s FA Cup. Southern Premier side Ipswich, the lowest-ranked side in the last eight, take on West Ham, while Championship side Coventry United travel to 14-time winners […]

Southend: Prince Charles presents city status document

He said: “What we saw in the terrible tragedy in Southend was an attack on democracy, on an open society, on freedom itself. We are seeing those same values under attack today in Ukraine in the most unconscionable way. In the stand we take here, we are in solidarity with all those who are resisting […]

Ukraine conflict: How to help yourself, your kids, and others

This doesn’t always lead to anxiety, but the NHS and Anxiety UK agree on some key ways to avoid it: eat well, get outside, put your phone down, connect with people, rest. These are all pretty basic pieces of advice, but when you’re stressed, they can be difficult to do consistently.

Australia feel ‘incredibly safe’ in Pakistan despite death threat

Steve Smith says he is fit again after suffering concussion during a T20 international last month Batter Steve Smith says Australia’s players feel “incredibly safe” on their first tour of Pakistan in nearly 25 years, despite spinner Ashton Agar receiving a death threat. The first Test in Rawalpindi begins on Friday and Cricket Australia said […]

Ukrainian reporter’s tearful question for UK PM

Boris Johnson has been confronted by a visibly angry Ukrainian journalist who demanded western nations enforce a “no-fly zone” over the country. The journalist, who said she was from Kyiv and had family and colleagues still in Ukraine, accused Nato of being unwilling to enforce a no-fly zone out of fear of a World War […]

Everton receive handball apology from referees’ boss Riley

Manchester City midfielder Rodri was not penalised when the ball hit his arm in the penalty area Everton have received an apology from the head of the professional referees body Mike Riley after they were denied a penalty in the 1-0 defeat by Manchester City on Saturday. The Toffees wrote to the Premier League to […]

Ukraine conflict: Russia bombs Kharkiv’s Freedom Square and opera house

Mr Khan said his investigation would look into alleged crimes arising from the fighting, as well as violations dating back to the initial Russian invasion in 2014. However any Russian nationals accused of committing war crimes, crimes against humanity or genocide in Ukraine, would have to be extradited by the Kremlin before standing trial in […]

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