Mitchell could overshadow Khan’s U.S. debut

May 14, 2010

WBA Light-welterweight champion Amir Khan makes his U.S. debut on Saturday when he faces Paulie “Magic Man” Malignaggi in the American’s hometown of New York but perhaps the better fight involving a British fighter on the night will be occurring some 3,000 miles away.

from Olympics Notebook: Vancouver 2010:

Williams wins gold, will Brits stop moaning about the Games now?

February 20, 2010

OLYMPICS-SKELETONAmy Williams became Britain's first Winter Olympics gold medallist in an individual event for 30 years when she scored a commanding victory in the skeleton on Friday.

from Reuters Soccer Blog:

British Olympic soccer team becomes right royal farce

March 13, 2009

There has not been one since 1960, the Scottish don’t want its return, neither do the Welsh, nor the Northern Irish and yet the prospect of a British soccer team at the 2012 London Olympics remains.

from Reuters Soccer Blog:

Would a unified Britain have won more than one World Cup?

February 11, 2009

Resistance to plans for a unified British soccer team for the 2012 London Olympics means the idea may well be a one-off, if it gets off the ground at all.