The Liverpool and England captain has been inspirational for England so far at Euro 2012.
Aston Villa striker Andi Weimann hopes young players will get the same chance to impress under new manager Paul Lambert as they did under Alex McLeish.
Newcastle United don’t necessarily need a new left back this summer, according to ex-Toon star Robbie Elliott.
Sebastian Vettel, who has a keen sense of history, will appreciate the significance of his 33rd pole position for the European Grand Prix. For, at the age of 24, his achievement places him alongside two of the great champions, Jim Clark and Alain Prost.
Still no official response from Kim Kardashian, cover girl on a low-circulation British ladmag, to the accusation by Dr Helen Wright, a British headteacher: "Almost everything that is wrong with western society today can be summed up in that one symbolic photo of Miss Kim Kardashian on the front of Zoo magazine".
It was not hard to pick out Roald Bradstock at the Aviva Trials. He was the 50-year-old performance artist wearing a tracksuit top from the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics, over the top of a kit emblazoned with the Union Jack that he had hand-painted. It helped, too, that he threw 72.78m.
Greece's new coalition government has outlined the concessions it hopes to exact from Europe's leaders on its €130bn bailout package, as its two top politicians receive hospital treatment.
Dwain Chambers exploded with emotion as he crossed the finish line to win the British 100 metres title and keep his Olympic dream alive. Leaping around the track in unbridled celebration, the 34-year-old who has been struggling for form all season let out a primeval roar to show just how much the victory meant.
Jessica Ennis's sharp start to the Olympic summer continued here at the Aviva trials on Saturday in Birmingham. She easily won both the events she was competing in, the high jump and the 100m hurdles. She will be back at the track on Sunday, trying to add a third title in the long jump too.
Sir Chris Hoy has defended his tax arrangements after it was revealed that the Olympic gold-winning cyclist had received a £325,000 loan from his own company.