Weird scenes, these.
Two hundred metres before the end of Yuliya Stepanova’s 800m heat she heard a tendon in her foot snap. But after all the travails she has suffered since blowing the whistle on doping in Russian athletics she was not about to surrender to a mere injury.
Jo Pavey’s hopes of becoming the first British female track athlete to compete in five Olympic Games were given a dramatic kiss of life on Wednesday night as she cut through the field with a late charge to finish fifth in the 10,000 metres European Championships final in the Olympic Stadium here.
French may well be the language of love for London’s worried bankers, after France's Prime Minister yesterday promised more favourable tax terms for expats.
Goldman Sachs executive Andrea Vella said the relationship between one of the bank’s employees and the relative of a Libyan Investment Authority official wasn’t appropriate and he would have been worried had he known about it.
A former Barclays executive said he felt "uncomfortable" and "awkwardness” having to suspend and eventually fire traders at the bank amid a probe into possible foreign-exchange manipulation.
Britain’s vote to leave the EU has sent further shock waves through financial markets, with three more property funds suspended, the pound plunging and share prices falling amid fresh uncertainty about the economic impact of the decision to leave the EU.
Uncertainty sparked by the Brexit vote is causing companies around the country to put a freeze on stock market flotations and attempted takeovers, according to one of the leading advisers in the field.
J.P. Morgan and the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) will launch a new £5 million initiative to find effective programmes that offer young people greater access to economic opportunity. This effort aims to improve their attainment in Mathematics and English at GCSE / Level 2, and provide a clearer link between learning and employment and improving their ability to get on effective career pathways.
Jefferies Group hired six members of Deutsche Bank’s U.S. metals and mining investment banking team, including managing director Dan Chu, according to people familiar with the matter.
If ever there was a bad time for Andy Murray to lose focus at the start of a grand slam tournament it surely arrives on Centre Court on Tuesday when, in front of his returning coach, Ivan Lendl, he plays Liam Broady, one of four British wild cards in the men’s draw and ranked 235 in the world. Murray would probably have to emigrate – to Scotland.
Laura Robson was given a jolting reminder of how hard the road back to tennis’s top table will be after she was thumped by the fourth seed Angelique Kerber in little over an hour.
There was a time, in the second set, when the tiara slipped a little on the head of the princess of women’s tennis.