This just was not Jo Konta’s day.
Team USA’s Simone Manuel and 16-year-old Canadian Penny Oleksiak have spoiled the party for Australia’s Campbell sisters in a dramatic final of the women’s 100m freestyle.
Simone Manuel made history in the pool on Thursday night, as she became the first African American woman to win an Olympic gold in an individual swimming event.
The besieged Russian swimmer Yulia Efimova defended herself against attacks from American Lilly King and others who said her previous suspension for banned substances should keep her out of any Olympics.
Owen Smith, the challenger in the Labour leadership contest, launched a series of scathing attacks on Jeremy Corbyn at a hard-fought public hustings in Gateshead on Thursday night, as the struggle for the future of the party intensified.
Clutching Momentum and socialist party banners, and placards reading “Geordies got ya back Corbyn”, a crowd of about 50 people swarmed around the Labour leader as he arrived at the Hilton hotel in Gateshead on Thursday evening, chanting his name as he got out of his car. Owen Smith received no such welcome.
According to Wealth-X, these universities produce the most billionaires.
European banks either sold or begun working on deals to dump more than €100bn of bad loans in the first half of the year.
'A number of these institutions are looking to pull the lever of cost, and that relates to headcount'.
The British banker accused of murdering of two women, one found in a suitcase on the balcony of his luxury Hong Kong apartment and the other inside with neck and buttock wounds, attended a pre-trial hearing on Thursday ahead of his October trial.
Wayne Rooney has compared José Mourinho to Sir Alex Ferguson, with Manchester United’s captain relishing working under the Portuguese as he did when the Scot managed the club.
The mayor of Padova has apologised to Keita Baldé after the Lazio striker was the victim of racist monkey chants during a pre-season friendly on Wednesday.
Wayne Rooney is far from England’s biggest problem and there should always be room to remember his achievements, even if they never translated into genuine success at international level.