Ricky Ponting rain

Edgbaston washout leaves England frustrated

News Sun 2 Aug, AT 10:21

Rain prevents a single ball from being bowled on day three of the third Test with England on top

Joleon Lescott

Lescott to hand in transfer request, United in for Silva

News Sun 2 Aug, AT 10:10

Transfer Talk: Everton's England defender wants force through City switch as United discuss Silva deal and Arsenal bid for Chamakh

michael phelps

Phelps sets world record in showdown with Cavic

News Sun 2 Aug, AT 09:34

Olympic champion wins epic 100m butterfly, but Rebecca Adlington is left in tears after finishing fourth in the 800m freestyle

Spanish Grand Prix

Formula One teams sign new deal

News Sun 2 Aug, AT 09:21

Threats of a breakaway ended as manufacturers commit to the sport until 2012


How to quit drinking without giving up its joys

News Fri 31 Jul, AT 17:56

A wannabe quitter believes the answer has to lie in some herbal alternative to alcoholic drinks

Sigourney Weaver in Alien

Ridley Scott to direct Alien reboot

News Fri 31 Jul, AT 17:21

Ridley Scott, who kicked off the now-bloated Alien franchise in 1979, will direct a new attempt to recapture its iconic status

Matthew Hayden

Hayden batting jibe hits Boycott for six

News Fri 31 Jul, AT 16:49

Geoffrey Boycott walked out of Radio 4's Test Match Special after former Aussie opener Matthew Hayden insulted his batting style

Michael Jackson memorial service

Omer Bhatti is Jackson’s ‘secret’ son, says father Joe

News Fri 31 Jul, AT 15:09

Joe Jackson tells US interviewer that he knew singer had a fourth child

Pope Benedict XVI

Pope album joins race for Christmas number one

News Fri 31 Jul, AT 14:51

Pope Benedict’s album of chants will be up against efforts from Jay-Z and Susan Boyle