Germany's Francesco Friedrich beat Canada for the gold medal in front of his home crowd on Sunday to clinch a fourth straight world championship title in the two-man bobsleigh as the hosts dominated the podium. Friedrich and Thorsten Margis, the pre-race favourites, maintained a lead throughout
Major sporting events such as the Olympics, the FA Cup, the World Cup, the Rugby World Cup final, the Grand National and Wimbledon will continue to be shown on free TV channels under Government plans to safeguard the UK’s sporting heritage. At present the TV rights to sporting "crown jewels"
Three cities are vying to host the sporting spectacle: Budapest, Paris and Los Angeles. Ten cities submitted bids to host the 2008 games, which eventually went to Beijing. The next round of bids was smaller: in 2012, London had to see off eight rivals.
Psalm Wooching led the Huskies in sacks last season.