Saturday, December 15, 2018
Seascale- Sellafield, formerly known as Windscale, Britain's largest nuclear facility is being decommissioned. The cost continues to escalate with the latest estimate reaching £67.5 billion. Sellafield in the north west of England is a nuclear reprocessing site. Work undertaken at the site includes a process which separates the uranium, plutonium, and...
Day 16, the final day of competition ended on Sunday August 12 in the London 2012 Summer Olympic Games with the day's conclusion of 15 medal round events, and in the end the United States managed to pull past China in the final days to lead in total medal...
India will not have a gold medal to show from the London Olympic Games as wrestler Sushil Kumar settled for a silver in the 66kg free style category after being outclassed by Japanese Tatsuhiro Yonemitsu 3-1 in the gold medal bout, in London on Sunday. Nevertheless, the Indian wrestler recorded...
Russia's Evgenia Kanaeva has become the first woman to win two Olympic rhythmic gymnastics all-around titles. The 22-year-old outshone another Russian, Daria Dmitrieva, on Saturday as the duo finished well ahead of other opponents. Kanaeva leapfrogged Dmitrieva, who occupied the top spot after the first day of the competition, courtesy...
LONDON : The crowd booed and international announcers openly criticised yet another unjust boxing decision that prevented Kaew Pongprayoon from winning a gold medal Sunday morning. The crowd, foreign commentators and millions around the world saw Kaew defeat Zou Shiming of China for the gold medal in the light flyweight...
LONDON — One of the most appealing aspects of Olympic volleyball is the fast, furious pace of the matches. Japan vs. South Korea demonstrated these traits in the Olympic women's volleyball bronze-medal match Saturday at Earls Court. Coach Masayoshi Manabe's team was stronger, more consistent in all aspects of the match...
German hammer thrower Betty Heidler nearly lost out on a bronze medal on Friday evening due to a computer failure. Judges re-measured her throw by hand after some confusion and heated protest from both the German and Chinese teams. A computer failure during the transmission of the measurements meant that...
Usain Bolt secured his second hat-trick of sprint gold medals as Jamaica won the 4x100m relay in a new world record time of 36.84 seconds. Having already become the first man in Olympic history to do a sprint double double - winning both the 100m and 200m at consecutive Games...
Great Britain's Mo Farah won his second gold medal of London 2012 when he powered to victory in the 5000m final to add to his 10000m triumph. He began the race at the back of the Kenyan and Ethiopian-dominated field, before moving up to the middle as the athletes remained...
Oribe Peralta scored just 29 seconds into the Olympic final and added another goal in the second half to help Mexico stun Brazil 2-1 Saturday and win its first gold in football. Peralta took advantage of a mistake by the Brazilian defense in the game's opening minute and slotted a...