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Captured Briton Paul Urey's family raise repatriation funds

The family of a British man who died after being captured in the Ukraine war have raised £9,000 to repatriate his body. Paul Urey, who lived in Warrington, was detained by pro-Russian separatists at a checkpoint in Ukraine in April and accused of being a mercenary. His family and the UK government said he was doing humanitarian work.

bbc.com ,  2 hours ago 3
Captured Briton Paul Urey's family raise repatriation funds

Emma Raducanu halted by injury once again as she retires from Korea Open semi-final

Emma Raducanu missed out on a place in the Korea Open final after an injury halted her promising run in Seoul. The 19-year-old Briton was trailing 4-6 6-3 3-0 to Latvian Jelena Ostapenko in Seoul but was unable to complete the match. Jelena Ostapenko advances to the Seoul final as Raducanu is forced to retire through injury.

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Emma Raducanu halted by injury once again as she retires from Korea Open semi-final

Injured Emma Raducanu retires from Korea Open semi-final

Briton trailing 3-0 down in deciding set Jeļena Ostapenko will play Ekaterina Alexandrova in final Emma Raducanu missed out on a place in the Korea Open final as she was forced to retire through injury in her semi-final. The 19-year-old Briton was trailing 4-6 6-3 3-0 to Latvian Jelena Ostapenko in Seoul but was unable to complete the match.

theguardian.com ,  10 hours ago 8
Injured Emma Raducanu retires from Korea Open semi-final

Emma Raducanu pulls out of Korean Open semi-final with injury

Emma Raducanu missed out on a place in the Korea Open final as she was forced to retire through injury in her semi-final. The 19-year-old Briton was trailing 4-6 6-3 3-0 to Latvian Jelena Ostapenko in Seoul but was unable to complete the match. Raducanu had come from a break down to win the first set but former French Open champion Ostapenko levelled in the second and had edged ahead.

sportinglife.com ,  10 hours ago 0
Emma Raducanu pulls out of Korean Open semi-final with injury

Oleksandr Usyk responds to Anthony Joshua's "verbal diarrhoea" after defeat

Usyk defeated Joshua for a second time in their Saudi Arabia sequel last month, which saw Joshua left hugely frustrated leading to an X-rated outburst before tossing the belts out of the ring Oleksandr Usyk believes Anthony Joshua was "freaked out" which would explain his "verbal diarrhoea" following his defeat last month.

mirror.co.uk ,  10 hours ago 9
Oleksandr Usyk responds to Anthony Joshua's

Live Emma Raducanu vs Jelena Ostapenko live: score and latest updates from Korea Open semi-final

Quarter-final report: Rejuvenated Raducanu back to her best Briton reaches first semi-final since winning US Open Raducanu vs Ostapenko due to start at 7.15am BST 7:06AM Good morning Welcome to our live coverage of Emma Raducanu vs Jelena Ostapenko in the Korea Open semi-finals. Raducanu has won three games in succession for the first time since her stunning US Open win last year - but will have to overcome the top seed to reach her first final since that unforgettable Flushing Meadows triumph.

telegraph.co.uk ,  13 hours ago 11
Live Emma Raducanu vs Jelena Ostapenko live: score and latest updates from Korea Open semi-final

Formula 1: Nico Rosberg's stark Lando Norris warning for Oscar Piastri

Oscar Piastri risks falling out of Formula 1 if he cannot compete with Lando Norris at McLaren, claims 2016 world champion Nico Rosberg. Piastri is going to have quite the spotlight on him next year as he joins McLaren after leaving Alpine’s driver programme, with the Woking-based team going to some effort to bring him in alongside Norris, to replace Daniel Ricciardo.

givemesport.com ,  1 day ago 1
Formula 1: Nico Rosberg's stark Lando Norris warning for Oscar Piastri

Emma Raducanu reaches Korea Open semifinals, first time in tour-level last four since US Open win

Emma Raducanu beat Magda Linette in straight sets to reach the Korea Open semifinals, her first appearance in the last four of a tournament since her US Open win in 2021. Raducanu made light work of No.3 seed Linette in her 6-2, 6-2 win, which also marks the first time she has recorded three straight victories since her remarkable run as a qualifier in Flushing Meadows.

espn.co.uk ,  1 day ago 0
Emma Raducanu reaches Korea Open semifinals, first time in tour-level last four since US Open win

Tyson Fury issues fresh challenge to Anthony Joshua over fight contract

Fury recently offered his fellow Briton the chance to challenge him for the WBC title before the end of the year Alex Pattle Combat Sports Correspondent Friday 23 September 2022 14:07 Parker reveals Tyson Fury's support ahead of Joyce fight Tyson Fury has claimed that he will have his next fight on 3 December, even if Anthony Joshua does not sign a contract for the pair’s potential heavyweight clash.

independent.co.uk ,  1 day ago 3
Tyson Fury issues fresh challenge to Anthony Joshua over fight contract

Oleksandr Usyk reveals how many more times he will fight before retiring

The Ukrainian, 35, is unbeaten as a professional and reigns as unified heavyweight champion 'Fury is a lunatic in a good way' - Usyk on potential fight with 'Gypsy King' Oleksandr Usyk has revealed that he plans to fight three more times before bringing his professional boxing career to an end.

independent.co.uk ,  1 day ago 2
Oleksandr Usyk reveals how many more times he will fight before retiring

Tyson Fury: Heavyweight champion says Anthony Joshua 'does not want to fight' him in all-British world-title bout

WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury says fellow Briton Anthony Joshua "does not want to fight" him for the world title later this year. Joshua's team said they have "accepted all terms" to the offer. But Fury said: "I will be fighting on 3 December if [Joshua] does not sign this contract, which I don't think he will."

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Tyson Fury: Heavyweight champion says Anthony Joshua 'does not want to fight' him in all-British world-title bout

Briton freed from captivity says Roman Abramovich welcomed them onto plane

John Harding said Mr Abramovich identified himself to Shaun Pinner. One of five Britons released from captivity by Russian-backed forces has said that former Chelsea Football Club owner Roman Abramovich welcomed them onto their flight out of Russia. In an interview with The Sun, John Harding said Mr Abramovich identified himself to Shaun Pinner, while Mr Harding spoke to Mr Abramovich’s assistant who said the Russian had played a “key part” in their release.

guernseypress.com ,  1 day ago 0
Briton freed from captivity says Roman Abramovich welcomed them onto plane

Jamie Chadwick wants F1 seat in "five years" amid W Series dominance and Indy Lights test

British racer Chadwick, 24, has been a class above in W Series this season and is on the cusp of securing her third straight title – but she has bigger goals going forward Jamie Chadwick set herself an ambitious Formula 1 target after completing an Indy Lights test for the first time.

mirror.co.uk ,  1 day ago 34
Jamie Chadwick wants F1 seat in

It has been harrowing time, says family of Briton freed by Russian-backed forces

Shaun Pinner’s family hailed the ‘happy resolution’ after he was released from captivity alongside four other Britons. The family of one of five Britons released from captivity by Russian-backed forces said it has been a “harrowing time”. It is understood Shaun Pinner was set free on Wednesday alongside Aiden Aslin, John Harding, Dylan Healy and Andrew Hill, landing in Britain in the early hours of Thursday morning.

independent.co.uk ,  2 days ago 3
It has been harrowing time, says family of Briton freed by Russian-backed forces

Chadwick still aiming to reach F1 in next five years

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com LONDON, Sept 22 (Reuters) - Jamie Chadwick is still set on reaching Formula One within the next five years despite the sport's boss Stefano Domenicali doubting any female driver will make it that soon. The 24-year-old Briton is dominant in the women only W Series, and could become champion for a third time in three editions when they race in Singapore for the first time next week.

reuters.com ,  2 days ago 0
Chadwick still aiming to reach F1 in next five years