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We really do not need lessons from public school heads

Michael Gove Watches

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".

London 2012: Trials win keeps Dwain Chambers' Olympic hopes alive

Olympic Rings

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.

London 2012: Jessica Ennis impresses in British Olympic trials

Beijing Olympics Opening Ceremony

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.

US Olympic trials: Ashton Eaton breaks decathlon world record

US Flag

The future is here already. Ashton Eaton, the youngest of the celebrated trio of US decathletes and seen as the eventual heir to a throne disputed by Brian Clay and Trey Hardee, surpassed them both on the second day of the Olympic Trials, to win the decathlon trials and set a new world record of 9039 points, in front of his home team crowd in Eugene.

Wimbledon 2012: Andy Murray aims to end the hurt

Andy Murray Serves At Roland Garros

As if having an entire nation on his back was not burden enough going into Wimbledon, Andy Murray has had to shake off the combined weight of a galaxy of former players in recent weeks who doubt the extent of his back problems. On Saturday night, angered to the point of combustion, he invited the sceptics to come and examine his medical records.