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→  July 30, 2012

Team GB will be hoping to add more medals on day three of the Olympic Games after cyclist Lizzie Armitstead won silver in the road race and swimmer Rebecca Adlington finished third in the 400-metres freestyle. Divers Tom Daley and Pete Waterfield will compete in the synchronised 10m platform final while Team GB’s gymnasts will […]

→  July 29, 2012

The South Americans had scored with their first attack, the magnificent Roger Espinoza sending over a cross for Jerry Bengston to head past David de Gea. Chelsea’s Juan Mata missed three good chances before half-time and some pushing and shoving as the teams headed off betrayed Spain’s growing unease. They were fortunate not to fall […]

→  July 29, 2012

By Lefteris Papadimas ATHENS | Sun Jul 29, 2012 3:49am EDT ATHENS (Reuters) – Political leaders in Greece have agreed on most of the austerity measures demanded by its creditors and are now eyeing pension and wage cuts to find the final 1.5 billion euros of savings still needed, a source close to the talks […]

→  July 29, 2012

The 2012 Olympics kick off on July 27, and BP is providing attendees with its vision for “Fueling the Future.” As the official oil and gas partner of London 2012, BP is providing advanced fuels and lubricants for the official fleet of more than 5,000 vehicles at the games.  As part of the sponsorship, three […]

→  July 29, 2012

July 26, 2012 17:01 PM Peru Gets First Validated Redd Carbon Offset Project LIMA, July 26 (BERNAMA-NNN-ANDINA) — Scientific Certification Systems (SCS) has announced the validation of Peru’s first Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) carbon offset project. The project will use revenue generated from the sale of carbon credits to prevent illegal […]

→  July 29, 2012

Police seeking to prevent ticket touting at the Olympics have made 16 arrests in the past two days. Five people were held on suspicion of ticket touting on Friday, just hours before the opening ceremony. Of these, a 57-year-old German and a 30-year-old Slovakian woman were charged with ticket touting, Scotland Yard said. Officers made […]

→  July 29, 2012

Olympic organisers have launched an investigation after fans expressed disappointment at the sight of rows of empty seats on the first day of the London Games. Locog were prompted to act after gaps were visible at a number of venues, including the Aquatics Centre where British medal hope Hannah Miley missed out on a podium […]

→  July 28, 2012

Without help from other teams, the British riders were forced to set the pace, which proved too much for Froome and, about 10 minutes from the finish, for Wiggins. Both men eased off, showing perhaps the first signs of fatigue following the Tour de France in which they finished 1st and 2nd. Cavendish was hugely […]

→  July 28, 2012

By Jonathan Spicer and Rodrigo Campos NEW YORK | Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:32pm EDT NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks took off at the end of the week, drawn by the allure of a helping hand from the world’s two most powerful central banks. Traders are unlikely to resist those charms again next week. The […]

→  July 28, 2012

South Korea has banned the use of international offsets in its emissions trading scheme, leaving Australia isolated as one of the few places planning to allow in a large number of carbon credits from projects in developing countries. The South Korean government will force its large greenhouse gas emitters to meet carbon targets through domestic […]