Summer Sports

British triathletes begin journey to London 2012

By Mike Rowbottom

Adam_BowdenJanuary 8 - A group of Britain's most promising triathletes get their competitive year underway in Vina del Mar this weekend as the International Triathlon Union (ITU) Pan American Cup offers them the opportunity to widen their experience and contribute to the Olympic qualification points that will boost Britain's medal chances in London 2012.

Prince Ali joins Jordanian royal sports dynasty

By Andrew Warshaw in Doha

Prince_Ali_bin_Al_Hussein_behind_lectern_Doha_January_2011January 6 - Prince Ali bin Al Hussein (pictured) today became the latest of the late King Hussein's children to gain high office in the international sports arena when he ousted long-standing incumbent Chung Mong-joon of South Korea to become the youngest-ever vice-president of FIFA.