• Gala for Grenfell: ‘Each dancer is giving a gift — they’re doing it for the love’
    Evening Standard23 minutes ago

    Gala for Grenfell: ‘Each dancer is giving a gift — they’re doing it for the love’

    Like many people in London, and around the world, Arlene Phillips awoke to the horrifying news on the morning of June 14. “I remember seeing the horrors of the fire at Grenfell on television and I was rooted to the spot,” says Phillips. Like many of us, after the series of terrorist attacks, Phillips

  • Reuters1 hour ago

    Ice hockey-Russian forward Zaripov suspended for doping in KHL

    (Adds KHL statement) MOSCOW, July 25 (Reuters) - Russian forward Danis Zaripov, a three-time world champion who played at the 2010 Olympics, has been suspended for two years after he failed a doping test last season in the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL), the league said on Tuesday. The KHL said in

  • Adam Peaty's rise from 'drunk in a field' to global swimming star
    Evening Standard1 hour ago

    Adam Peaty's rise from 'drunk in a field' to global swimming star

    From that moment on, he took the decision to put his social life on hold and become the superstar of breaststroke he is today. The Rio 2016 Olympic champion retained his world championship 100m title yesterday, setting a championship record in the process, and now owns the 10 fastest times ever in the

  • Euro 2017 stutters of Germany and France a sign of rising standards | Suzanne Wrack
    The Guardian1 hour ago

    Euro 2017 stutters of Germany and France a sign of rising standards | Suzanne Wrack

    France, whose defender Jessica Houara-D’Hommeaux is stretching here against Austria, must avoid defeat against Switzerland to prevent a shock exit. Germany, seeking to win the European championship for a seventh time in a row, have surprisingly stuttered into their title defence. In 2013 the start

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