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Britain wins exemption on U.S. visa ban as PM faces criticism

Jan 30, 2017 - 7:40 AM

Domestic pressure has mounted on Theresa May to distance herself from Trump with opposition Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn urging the government to put off the president s scheduled state visit until the ban is rescinded

US President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May walk to a press conference at the White House January 27, 2017 in Washington, DC. Brendan Smialowski/AFP

Olympic hero Farah slams 'ignorance and prejudice' of Trump border move

Jan 29, 2017 - 9:55 PM

Athletics legend Mo Farah fears he may be separated from his family in Oregon after Trump temporarily barred entry to people from 7 countries including his native Somalia

OLYMPIC OUTRAGE. Mo Farah, an Olympic double-double gold medalist, wrote on his Facebook: "On January 1 this year, Her Majesty The Queen made me a Knight of the Realm. On January 27, President Donald Trump seems to have made me an alien." Photo by Eric Feferberg/AFP

Arise 'Sir Andy', 'Sir Mo' as Murray, Farah knighted

Dec 31, 2016 - 1:56 PM

Murray s knighthood caps a dream season of finishing as the year end world number one for the first time while Farah receives his knighthood after he retained his 5 000 and 10 000 meters titles at the Rio Olympics

KNIGHTHOOD. Andy Murray and Olympic gold medalist Mo Farah will each receive a knighthood in the New Year Honors. File photos by GLYN KIRK and ERIC FEFERBERG / AFP

Doping: Nadal, Farah defend medical records after new hack

Sep 20, 2016 - 6:26 PM

A cyber hacking group leaks medical files – mostly therapeutic use exemptions – of more than 60 international athletes including tennis star Rafael Nadal and British Olympic great Mo Farah

NOTHING TO HIDE. Tennis star Rafael Nadal says he has nothing to hide after his medical records are among those leaked by a cyber-hacking group. SAJJAD HUSSAIN / AFP

Olympians dominate prestigious BBC Sports Award shortlist

Nov 27, 2012 - 9:42 AM

Stars from the London Olympics dominated the list of nominees for the prestigious BBC Sports Personality of the Year award which was revealed on Monday November 26

MURRAY RULES. Andy Murray during the US Open Men's Singles Final in Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York City, September 10, 2012. Photo by Rob Loud/USTA

Best #London2012 quotes and tweets

Aug 12, 2012 - 6:18 PM

Before we bid the Olympics goodbye let us refresh our memories with these words and tweets from athletes and fans

BRITISH-SOMALI MO FARAH, dubbed 'The Heart' of #London2012. Image from his official Facebook fan page.

'Rule Britannia' in athletics

Aug 05, 2012 - 10:39 AM

For the first time ever Great Britain wins 3 gold medals on the same day in athletics

Phelps says goodbye as Ennis lights up Games

Aug 05, 2012 - 9:54 AM

Michael Phelps bowed out of swimming with a final flourish as poster girl Jessica Ennis crowned one of British sport s most memorable days

US swimmer Michael Phelps poses after he received the trophy of the greatest olympic athlete of all time after he won gold in the men's 4x100m medley relay final during the swimming event at the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 4, 2012 in London. AFP PHOTO / LEON NEAL