British police are reviewing security plans for Sunday’s London Marathon, the next major international marathon, because of the bombs that killed two people at the race in Boston. But there is no known specific or credible threat against the British race at the moment, a security official said.
Rory McIlroy may skip the 2016 Olympics because of a problem over which country to represent.
Ricky Hatton has pledged to keep his emotions in check when the British boxer makes his comeback against Ukraine’s Vyacheslav Senchenko on Saturday.
By Guy Jackson
Britain basked Sunday in the feelgood factor of its most successful ever Olympics performance in a Games that it organized to widespread acclaim, but the time to capitalize on it could be short.
ATHLETICS Men 5000 GOLD_Mohamed Farah, Britain. SILVER_Dejen Gebremeskel, Ethiopia. BRONZE_Thomas Pkemei Longosiwa, Kenya. 4X100 Relay GOLD_Jamaica (Nesta Carter, Michael Frater, Yohan Blake, Usain Bolt, Kemar Bailey-Cole). SILVER_United States (Trell Kimmons, Justin Gatlin, Tyson Gay, Ryan Bailey, Jeffery Demps, Darvis Patton). BRONZE_Trinidad & Tobago (Keston Bledman, Marc Burns, Emmanuel [...]
By Maria Sanminiatelli
It was a glorious night for Britain as the host nation won three Olympic golds in track and field in about one hour on Saturday. The noise in the stadium was deafening as the crowd of 80,000, which included members of the royal family, roared and celebrated.
Supporters of the US Olympic Dream Team should forgive the NBA’s Minnesota Timberwolves and their supporters for being excited about Russia’s 95-75 rout of Britain on Sunday in their Olympic opener.
Great Britain’s Beth Tweddle says she wants to put on a rousing show for home fans at the Olympics, after revealing that her gymnastic floor routine will be soundtracked by a James Bond theme song.
Britain’s Amir Khan Tuesday said he would have waited before turning professional if he’d known London would host the Olympic Games this year.
Britain’s Prince William, his wife Catherine and his brother Prince Harry are set to cheer on the nation’s medal hopefuls at a series of Olympic events, it was announced Monday.
Asian Tour number one Juvic Pagunsan overcame his nerves to fire a one-over par 71 on Thursday in his major debut at the British Open.
Queen Elizabeth II and her husband Prince Philip will open the London Olympic Games in July, the palace announced on Wednesday, continuing a tradition that dates back more than 100 years.
More than four billion television viewers are expected to watch the opening and closing ceremonies for next year’s London Olympics, a British minister said Sunday.