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  • British Swimming takes legal action
    By on March 30, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments


    British Swimming will take legal action against the withdrawal of UK Sport funding for synchronised swimming.

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  • British Airways Chief Slams US Security Requests
    By on October 28, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Ponca City writes “Reflecting a growing frustration among airport and airline owners with the steady build-up of rules covering everything from footwear to liquids, Martin Broughton, chairman of British Airways, has launched a scathing attack on the ‘completely redundant’ airport checks requested by the TSA and urged the UK to stop ‘kowtowing’ to American demands for ever more security. Speaking at the annual conference of the UK Airport Operators (more…)

  • Former Marine, Stabbed to Death by British Kickboxer
    By on August 17, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    A manhunt is now underway to find British kickboxer, Lee Aldhouse, who police say followed the Purple Heart recipient back to his hotel and ambushed him outside his hotel room, stabbing him several times in the chest and ultimately killing him.

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  • Louis Oosthuizen Wins First Major at British Open
    By on July 19, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    A week after the World Cup ended, South Africa had more reason to celebrate Sunday, this from a most unlikely source. Louis Oosthuizen, a 27-year-old who had only made one cut in his previous eight majors, blew away the field at St. Andrews for a British Open victory that looked as easy as when Tiger Woods first won here a decade ago.

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  • Hoy secures maiden British title
    By on October 23, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Sir Chris Hoy makes a successful return to competitive cycling by winning his first British sprint title at the age of 33.

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  • British luger faces Olympic fight
    By on October 7, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Britain’s top luge athlete Adam Rosen faces a race to be fit for the 2010 Winter Olympics after crashing during a training run.

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  • British duo win maiden ATP title
    By on September 27, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    British doubles pair Colin Fleming and Ken Skupski win their first ATP Tour doubles title at the Open de Moselle in Metz.

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  • Lloyd admits to British failings
    By on September 20, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Great Britain Davis Cup captain John Lloyd says relegation from Group One was “a big disappointment” but could be good for the team’s future.

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  • DRM’s tentacles snare British HDTV
    By on September 19, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    The BBC wants a green light to issue DRM requirements for new HD receivers, saying that rightsholders demand “protection” for their HD content. Critics are calling it the British equivalent of the “broadcast flag.”

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