Today's players putting glamour before titles, says 1960s tennis star Ann Haydon-Jones By Simon Cable PUBLISHED: 00:39 GMT, 26 March 2013 | UPDATED: 00:42 GMT, 26 March 2013 She won seven Grand Slam titles and was once number two in the world. So Ann Haydon-Jones is more than qualified to give her verdict on today’s tennis stars – and she’s not too impressed.
Motorcycling champion whose new wife died on honeymoon at luxury Dubai hotel is arrested for being drunk Sean Emmett was arrested at a police station and spent four days in a cellPolice said he smelt of alcohol but Mr Emmett, 43, said he was not drunk He was at the station to sign papers to organise release of his wife's bodyAbbie Emmett, 27, died after she fell from a balcony during their honeymoonMr Emmett is now facing jail and said he has been banned from leaving Dubai By Becky Evans PUBLISHED: 10:25 GMT, 11 March 2013 | UPDATED: 18:05 GMT, 11 March 2013 A former professional Grand Prix motorcyclist has been arrested in Dubai just weeks after his wife plunged to her death from a hotel room during their honeymoon. Abbie Emmett, 27, died just days after she had arrived in the United Arab Emirates with new husband Sean, 43, following their wedding in South Africa.
'Haven't you run before' Cringeworthy moment US television presenter mistakes Olympic gold medal winner Mo Farah for an amateurFarah, 29, had won a half marathon in New Orleans in record timeHe appeared a little stunned by the foolish question, asking 'sorry'But the anchor was unaware of the gaffe and repeated the questionShe later asked him 'how do you prepare for a marathon like this'The champion British runner replied: 'I haven't done a marathon yet' Olympic Games” class=”blkBorder” /> Has he run before Mo Farah reacts as he wins the men's 5,000m final at the London 2012 Olympic Games Farah, who won gold in the 5,000 metres and 10,000 metres at the Olympics, had completed the Rock 'N' Roll Half Marathon in 61 minutes – a course record. He was being interviewed in City Park in New Orleans, while Norton asked her poorly-researched questions from the television studio. FROM SOMALI REFUGEE TO OLYMPIC CHAMPION: THE REMARKABLE MO FARAH STORY Mo Farah arrived in London aged eight from Somalia, where he was born, and barely spoke a word of English.
Double Olympic gold medalist Mo Farah quizzed by customs officials in 'terror bungle' at U.S. airportOlympic star accuses border guards of hauling him in for questioningLondon 2012 star blames their suspicions on his 'Somali origin'Said he received letter saying he was 'under investigation as terrorist threat'Revealed he was allowed to re-enter when his American coach intervened Farah previously moved to the U.S. to train before his Olympic glory | UPDATED: 08:38 GMT, 30 December 2012 British Olympic hero Mo Farah has revealed how he was quizzed by U.S
Disabled boy, 4, receives prosthetic blade for Christmas just like his hero Jonnie Peacock Rio had lower right leg amputated at 14 months after being born without a knee or ankle jointHad got around using rigid NHS false limbAsked parents for a blade after watching Paralympics and meeting 100m runner Jonnie PeacockReceived new limb for Christmas thanks to Dorset-based company | UPDATED: 01:10 GMT, 26 December 2012 Like many little boys, four-year-old Rio Woolf dreams of following in the footsteps of his sporting idols. And his chances of achieving that ambition have taken a giant leap forward – thanks to some help from his biggest hero.
You've got to be Djoking! Tennis star Novak buys up world's supply of donkey cheese at 400 a pound for new restaurant chain | UPDATED: 21:50 GMT, 9 December 2012 Some of us might find the idea of donkey milk cheese hard to stomach at any price. However, aficionados of the rare delicacy are apparently prepared to pay up to 400 a pound for it. And from next year, even that will not be enough to secure a supply, after tennis star Novak Djokovic bought up the entire 2013 output of the Serbian farm which produces it
The year of girl power! Jessica Ennis and Victoria Pendleton beat footballers Beckham, Messi and Ronaldo as most searched sports stars of 2012 | UPDATED: 11:38 GMT, 7 December 2012 They were among the golden girls at the London 2012 Olympics who proved being a sports woman can be cool as well as glamorous. Now Olympians Jessica Ennis and Victoria Pendleton have cemented their status further by over-taking top male sportsmen like Usain Bolt and David Beckham as the most searched sports stars of 2012.
'I've let my wife and children down': Star jockey Frankie Dettori apologises to his family after receiving a six month ban for failing drugs test Former champion jockey failed drugs test at Longchamp on September 16 It has been reported that the substance was cocaineDettori’s ban matches that of Kieren Fallon who tested positive for the drug while riding in France in 2006. | UPDATED: 20:06 GMT, 5 December 2012 Family man: Frankie with wife Catherine son Leo and daughter Ella at the premiere of The Chronicles Of Narnia in December 2005 Star jockey Frankie Dettori today apologised for ‘letting down my wife and children’ after being banned from racing for six months for drug taking
'Royalbaby' gets 1,000 tribute tweets per SECOND! Unborn baby even gets its own Twitter account as world welcomes Wills and Kate news David Cameron first to tweet and says they 'will make wonderful parents'Ed Miliband follows saying: 'The whole country will be thrilled'President Obama offered his family's congratulations at White House briefingBaby has its own Twitter account and gets 500 followers in five minutesLord Sugar and Richard Branson also ecstatic about the first bornKim Kardashian leads celebrity charge with 'awww so cute!' messageBoris Becker posts picture of himself giving thumbs up to news from India | UPDATED: 11:51 GMT, 4 December 2012 Within moments of the announcement that Catherine is pregnant more than 1,000 congratulatory tweets a second were being posted across the world under the hashtag #royalbaby. The Prime Minister tweeted that the Duke and Duchess would make ‘wonderful parents’, while BBC business editor Robert Peston complained in jest of his report on tax avoidance being ‘bumped off the top of every news programme’, adding: ‘Is there other news’ There were also congratulations from celebrities Sir Richard Branson, TV presenter Vernon Kay, Cheryl Cole, David Walliams, Kim Kardashian and tennis legend Boris Becker, who uploaded a picture of himself with his thumbs up. The hashtag #NameALegend and Prince William and Kate Middleton were trending within minutes of the news breaking and a Twitter account with the name @IAmRoyalBaby had 500 followers in under five minutes
Exclusive London golf club in turmoil as members accuse their champ of cheating Top player at Wimbledon Park Golf Club accused of using foul language and cheating | UPDATED: 00:21 GMT, 3 December 2012 Established under the reign of Queen Victoria, Wimbledon Park Golf Club has hosted some of the finest players the sport has ever created.