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Neil Maidment

Neil Maidment

    Pistorius overcomes nerves to make Olympic history
    Pistorius overcomes nerves to make Olympic history
    South Africa's Oscar Pistorius said he was on the verge of tears after becoming the first double amputee to compete on the track at an Olympic...
    UK left scrambling after last-minute security shortfall
    UK left scrambling after last-minute security shortfall
    With the eyes of the world trained on London, the government was forced to answer questions in Parliament on the issue on Thursday as it struggled to...
    Man United kick off with new legs at West Brom
    Man United kick off with new legs at West Brom
    Manchester United's sparkling performance in the Community Shield should put them in good heart for the start of their Premier League title defence...
    Boks finish season on high
    Boks finish season on high
    South Africa comfortably beat England 21-11 at Twickenham on Saturday to end their season on a high and revive confidence ahead of next year's...
    Honda drives Japan to win over Cameroon
    Honda drives Japan to win over Cameroon
    Keisuke Honda carried Japan to their first World Cup finals victory on foreign soil when he scored the goal which beat Cameroon 1-0 in a Group E...
    Late Scholes goal earns Man U dramatic victory
    Late Scholes goal earns Man U dramatic victory
    A stoppage-time goal by Paul Scholes gave Manchester United a dramatic 1-0 win at Manchester City on Saturday, breathing new life into their...
    Liverpool up for sale, new chairperson appointed
    Liverpool up for sale, new chairperson appointed
    English Premier League club Liverpool went up for sale on Friday after American owners Tom Hicks and George Gillett appointed Barclays Capital to...
    Savaged by the Beast, Vickery expects to lose Test place
    Savaged by the Beast, Vickery expects to lose Test place
    British and Irish Lions prop Phil Vickery does not expect to retain his place for the second Test against South Africa after suffering a mauling in...
    Federer gives Switzerland 2-0 lead
    Federer gives Switzerland 2-0 lead
    World number two Roger Federer recovered from a shaky start to see off Kristof Vliegen and hand Switzerland a 2-0 lead over Belgium in their Davis...
    Nadal hopes for double Spanish glory
    Nadal hopes for double Spanish glory
    Rafael Nadal has been granted his wish for an early start at Wimbledon on Thursday so he can turn his attention from tennis to soccer and watch...