A nerveless and haunting short programme by Evgenia Medvedeva kept the Russian teenager on track to become the first skater since American Michelle Kwan in 2001 to win back-to-back women's titles at the world championships on Wednesday. At 17, Medvedeva is one of the youngest competitors in the
Britain was a multicultural, youthful European country unshackled from the moral baggage of Empire. By 2012 during the Olympics, London could credibly claim to be the centre of the new globalised world with a population like no other on earth. Then Ukip destroyed your future.
Jo Pavey is on the brink of receiving the first global medal of her a career – 10 years late – after a drugs cheat rival was disqualified from the 2007 World Championships. The 43-year-old is due to be promoted from what was an agonising fourth place in the 10,000 metres following the announcement by
Sir Craig Reedie has called on the International Olympic Committee to decide “at the earliest possible date” whether to throw Russia out of next year’s Winter Games. Russia is understood to be in danger of missing the Winter Olympics after being found to have orchestrated the biggest drugs scandal in