P179 Teletext 179 Dec10 20:53:51     —————————————— UK/WORLD ———————————————   ALL THE LATEST   NATIONAL AND   INTERNATIONAL   SPORTS NEWS  N E W S ——————————————————————————————————1/9—— Sports index 130 Regional sport 170 DON'T MISS THE SPORT POLL p165 SportIndex LocalSport Diary Weather
P179 Teletext 179 Dec10 20:54:08              ———————————————————————————   McKIERNAN STRIKES GOLD Catherina McKiernan, runner-up at the last three World Cross Country championships, finally struck gold to win the inaugural European title at Alnwick Castle, Northumberland. The 25-year-old Irish runner outpaced Spaniard Julia Vaquero by a couple of strides in a thrilling finish. McKiernan timed her break in the 4,500m race perfectly in the final lap. ——————————————————————————————————2/9—— World results 168 UK results 167 YOUR STARS WITH PATRIC WALKER SEE PAGE 356 SportIndex LocalSport Diary Weather
P179 Teletext 179 Dec10 20:54:27              Trieste ————————————————————   GB JOIN THE EURO ALSO-RANS Great Britain, beaten 2-1 by Portugal after three tight matches, have been relegated to the Second Division of the European Men's Team Championship. Bristol's Nick Gould gave GB a fine start by beating Emanuel Couto 6-2 7-6 in the opening rubber. But Mark Petchey missed two match points in falling 4-6 6-4 7-6 to Nuno Marques and GB lost the doubles decider ——————————————————————————————————3/9—— Win a Muddy Fox mountain bike 162 *** USA BARGAINS SEE PAGE 272 *** SportIndex LocalSport Diary Weather
P179 Teletext 179 Dec10 20:50:10              Trieste ————————————————————   GB JOIN THE EURO ALSO-RANS Great Britain, beaten 2-1 by Portugal after three tight matches, have been relegated to the Second Division of the European Men's Team Championship. Bristol's Nick Gould gave GB a fine start by beating Emanuel Couto 6-2 7-6 in the opening rubber. But Mark Petchey missed two match points in falling 4-6 6-4 7-6 to Nuno Marques and GB lost the doubles decider ——————————————————————————————————4/9—— Win a Muddy Fox mountain bike 162 GET AWAY IN THE UK? SEE P240 SportIndex LocalSport Diary Weather
P179 Teletext 179 Dec10 20:52:30              Munich —————————————————————   SAMPRAS WINS WAR OF NERVES World No 1 Pete Sampras beat Goran Ivanisevic in a nerve-jangling five-set thriller to reach the final of the £4million Grand Slam Cup. Sampras squeezed past the big-serving Croat 5-7 6-3 6-4 6-7 10-8 in more than three and a half hours in a repeat of his Wimbledon final victory. Sampras' win sets up an intriguing final against Swede Magnus Larsson. ——————————————————————————————————5/9—— POLL: Were Spurs let off lightly? 165 FOR THE BEST DEALS IN THE UK - P240 SportIndex LocalSport Diary Weather
P179 Teletext 179 Dec10 20:52:45  AUSTRALIA A v  ZIMBABWE  Adelaide: World Series ———————————————— Zimbabwe innings: Campbell c Martyn b Robertsn 54 G Flower run out 9 James c Moody b Rowell 0 A Flower c Lehmann b Hughes 4 Houghton c Lehmann b Moody 48 Whittall not out 59 Dekker c Martyn b Hughes 3 Strang c Emery b "fiffel 1 Martin c Langer b Reiffel 5 Streak not out 8 Extras 10 Total (for eight wkts, 50 overs) 201 INNINGS CLOSED ——————————————————————————————————6/9—— POLL: Were Spurs let off lightly? 165 FOR THE BEST DEALS IN THE UK - P240 SportIndex LocalSport Diary 'father
P179 Teletext 179 Dec10 20:50:10        Chandigarh ———————————————————   ADAMS RESCUES WINDIES AGAIN   Jimmy Adams, who rescued West Indies with an unbeaten century in the second Test, again played a crucial role on the opening day of the final (fst. Adams was the mainstay of the innings as the tourists, who won the toss, scored 296-6 by the close. He brought stability in a fourth wicket stand of 92 with Carl Hooper (43) after two wickets fell in quick succession to leave them struggling on 103-3. ——————————————————————————————————7/9—— Win a Muddy Fox mountain bike 162 LINCOLN TRAVEL SHOP SEE P256 SportIndex LocalSport Diary Weather
P179 Teletext 179 Dec10 20:51:05    "FSULTS ——————————————————————————————————————— FA Carling Premiership 1 Aston Villa 0-0 Everton 2 Blackburn 3-2 Southampton 3 Leeds 2-2 'fst Ham 4 Newcastle 3-1 Leicester 5 Norwich 3-0 Chelsea 6 Nottm Forest 4-1 Ipswich 7 QPR 2-3 Man Utd 8 Tottenham 3-1 Sheff Wed 9 Wimbledon 2-0 Coventry ——————————————————————————————————8/9—— POLL: Were Spurs let off lightly? 165 NATIONAL AND REGIONAL WEATHER p180 SportIndex LocalSport Diary Weather
P179 Teletext 179 Dec10 20:53:36   SATURDAY'S  SOCCER  Dec 17 —— Kick-off 3.00pm unless stated —————— European U21 Championship Group 8 Greece U21 v Scotland U21 FA Carling Premiership Arsenal v Leeds Coventry v Newcastle Crystal Palace v Norwich Everton v Tottenham Leicester v Blackburn Man Utd v Nottm Forest Sheff Wed v QPR West Ham v Man City ——————————————————————————————————9/9—— Regional sports 170 Tables 152-55 HOLIDAYS GET AWAY NOW! - p200 SportIndex LocalSport Diary Weather