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Paul Kelso

Paul Kelso

    IOC officials deny backing off on Tibet
    IOC officials deny backing off on Tibet
    Senior Olympic officials denied bowing to Chinese government pressure this week after an influential International Olympic Committee (IOC) body...
    Olympic spirit flickers amid London relay chaos
    Olympic spirit flickers amid London relay chaos
    The Beijing torch relay was conceived as "a journey of harmony". But there was precious little unity on display in London on Sunday as the most...
    Will Wembley be ready for the Cup?
    Will Wembley be ready for the Cup?
    Fresh concerns over Wembley's readiness for the FA Cup final emerged this week after Brent council revealed it has been unable to confirm the dates...
    Top players on serious charges
    Top players on serious charges
    Arsenal footballer Robin van Persie was arrested and held in the Netherlands on Monday on suspicion of rape, Dutch prosecutors said this week.
    'Murky' football transfers
    'Murky' football transfers
    Gary Lineker this week attacked the 'murky” world of the football transfer business, telling a high court jury in London that Harry Kewell's...
    Coke doesn't make you a drugs cheat
    Coke doesn't make you a drugs cheat
    It is hard to feel sympathy for a footballer on £60 000 a week whose self-indulgent streak has wrecked at least one marriage (his own), and...
    Grand prix intruder strikes again
    Grand prix intruder strikes again
    The final event of the Athens Olympics was marred on Sunday when a former Irish priest leapt from the crowd on the marathon route and attacked the...
    Walking alone
    Walking alone
    The Kop end at Anfield, home of Liverpool Football Club, is famous throughout the football world for the loyalty of the supporters who occupy it....
    Money talks with foreign accents
    Money talks with foreign accents
    There was a time when the ownership of English football clubs was a parochial matter; boardrooms were occupied by local boys made good, hoping some...
    Money worries that haunt the World Cup
    Money worries that haunt the World Cup
    In a sport famous for its familiarity with initials the letters GCC will mean little to most cricket fans. But those who run the world game know...
    Mandela: The face of Unicef adverts
    Mandela: The face of Unicef adverts
    Nelson Mandela is to appear in a R2-billion advertising campaign for the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) to be directed by Steven Spielberg....