Entries by Samuel Luckhurst from 08/2012

NBC Interview A Tourist About The Olympics, But Didn't Know It Was Evander Holyfield (VIDEO)

Posted 08.01.2012 | UK Sport

Recognise the man in the picture wearing the cap? That's Evander Holyfield, former Undisputed World Champion and bearer of a bitten ear courtesy of Mi...

USA Basketball Olympic Stars, Led By LeBron James, Arrive At Funky Buddha Nightclub At 2.30am

Posted 08.01.2012 | UK Sport

At the USA's track and field press conference on Monday, sprinter Sanya Richards-Ross admitted the Olympic Village was a "relaxed" environment but the...

London 2012 Beach Volleyball At Horse Guards Parade Reviewed

Posted 08.01.2012 | UK Sport

Beach volleyball was guaranteed to be a sure-fire hit for both sexes, what with the aesthetically-pleasing athletes displaying their sculpted and tann...

Juventus Manager Antonio Conte Fined €200,000 And Banned For Three Months Amid Match-Fixing Scandal

Posted 08.01.2012 | UK Sport

Antonio Conte, manager of Italian Serie A winners Juventus, has been banned three months and fined €200,000 over the footballing nation's Calcioscom...

Heather Stanning Predicted To Be Olympic Gold Medal Winner In School Yearbook

Posted 08.01.2012 | UK Sport

Heather Stanning rowed to Olympic glory today, as she and Helen Glover became Team GB's first gold medal winners at London 2012. But what you might no...

Team GB Beat Uruguay 1-0 To Qualify For Olympics Quarter-Finals (PICTURES)

Posted 08.01.2012 | UK Sport

Team GB have qualified for the quarter-finals of the London 2012 Olympics football tournament after a tetchy 1-0 win against Uruguay. They will now fa...

Arsenal Aim To Complete Deals To Sign Santi Cazorla And Nuri Sahin

Posted 08.02.2012 | UK Sport

Arsenal aim to complete the double-signing of Málaga's Santi Cazorla and Real Madrid midfielder Nuri Sahin this week. Cazorla was reported last we...

Australian Olympic Rower Josh Booth Arrested For Damage To Shop Front

Posted 08.02.2012 | UK Sport

Australian Olympic rower Josh Booth was arrested on Wednesday night for causing damage to a shopfront near London, and then fainted whilst in police c...

Luis Suarez Says He Gets Booed Because Fans Are Scared Of Him, Do You Agree? (POLL)

Posted 08.02.2012 | UK Sport

Luis Suárez was booed regularly during Uruguay's final Olympics match and 1-0 defeat to Team GB at the Millennium Stadium, and the Liverpool striker ...

USA Swimming Star Ryan Lochte Predicts '70-75% Athletes' Will Have Sex With Others In Olympic Village

Posted 08.02.2012 | UK Sport

Ryan Lochte, despite Michael Phelps' record-breaking Olympics, has emerged as the new poster boy for Team USA's men's swimmers. And the gold medalist ...

Gemma Gibbons Cries 'I Love You Mum' After Reaching Under-78kg Olympics Judo Final

Posted 08.02.2012 | UK Sport

"I love you mum." Those were the first words Team GB's tearful Gemma Gibbons uttered after she reached the under-78kg judo final at the Olympics. T...

Team GB V USA Water Polo: London 2012 Olympics Live Blog

Posted 08.02.2012 | UK Sport

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Fabrice Muamba Has First Kick About Since Cardiac Arrest With Jordan Henderson And Kieran Richardson

Posted 08.03.2012 | UK Sport

Fabrice Muamba may be on the road to recovery from a cardiac arrest he suffered in March, after he revealed he had joined in a kickabout with fellow p...

Jessica Ennis Smashes 100m Hurdle Heptathlon And British Record

Posted 08.03.2012 | UK Sport

Jessica Ennis stormed to victory in the last heptathlon heat of the 100m hurdles, posting the fastest time for a heptathlete in 100m hurdles and break...

London 2012's Olympic Stadium: First Day Of Track And Field Keeps The Kingdom United

Posted 08.03.2012 | UK Sport

London 2012's opening ceremony united the Kingdom last Friday, as the spectacle Danny Boyle directed inside the Olympic Stadium intensified expectatio...

London 2012: Rebecca Adlington Wins Bronze In 800m Freestyle

Posted 08.03.2012 | UK Sport

Rebecca Adlington failed to repeat the heroics of Beijing in front of her home crowd, finishing third in the 800m freestyle at the Aquatic Centre on F...

A Monday-Friday Diary Covering the London 2012 Olympics

| Posted 08.04.2012 | UK Sport

An access-all-areas rundown of the first five weekdays of the Games. Mixing it in the zone with Team GB poster boys and girls, shaking a hand bigger than a human head and much more inside and outside of the Olympic Park.

Andy Murray Beats Roger Federer To Win Team GB's 16th London 2012 Olympics Gold

Posted 08.05.2012 | UK Sport

Andy Murray has beaten Roger Federer to secure Great Britain's 16th gold medal at the London 2012 Olympics in a victory he described as: "the biggest ...

Andy Murray Misses Out On Second Olympic Gold After Losing Mixed Doubles With Laura Robson

Posted 08.05.2012 | UK Sport

Andy Murray was denied a second Olympic gold medal of the day after he and Laura Robson were defeated in the mixed doubles by number one seeds Max Mir...

Usain Bolt Wins Gold In 100m Final At The London 2012 Olympics

Posted 08.05.2012 | UK Sport

Usain Bolt won gold in the men's 100 metres to retain his title at the London 2012 Olympics. Bolt crosses the line Jamaican Bolt ran the dista...

Usain Bolt Wins Gold In 100m Olympics Final, But NBC Don't Show It Live

Posted 08.05.2012 | UK Sport

Usain Bolt retained his 100 metres Olympics title, but American broadcaster NBC did not show the London 2012 blue ribbon race live for its audience. ...

Roberto Mancini Doesn't Think Manchester City Will Sign Robin Van Persie

Posted 08.06.2012 | UK Sport

Roberto Mancini had admitted he doesn't think Manchester City will sign Arsenal striker Robin van Persie. City, along with Juventus and local rival...

Gael Clichy, Manchester City Defender, Reports Banana Thrown At Him

Posted 08.06.2012 | UK Sport

Police are investigating claims a banana was thrown at Manchester City defender Gaël Clichy during the Premier League champions' 4-0 win against Nort...

Jessica Ennis Dwarfed By Team GB's Lawrence Okoye And Carl Myerscough

Posted 08.06.2012 | UK Sport

Jessica Ennis wasn't short of male admirers before her Olympic gold success, and the heptathlete has posted a picture with Lawrence Okoye and Carl Mye...

Phillips Idowu Was 'Never Going To Finish' Triple Jump Event At London 2012 Olympics

Posted 08.07.2012 | UK Sport

Phillips Idowu admitted "he was never going to finish" the men's triple jump event at the London 2012 Olympics. Idowu, the 2008 silver medallist, r...