P179 Teletext 179 Dec26 20:11:05     —————————————— 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 Dec26 20:01:00        ——————————————————————————————   BROTHERS BLOOM IN ZIMBAB D WIN   Brothers Andy and Grant Flower starred for Zimbabwe as they crqhsed to an 82-run victory over a New South Wales Country Districts XI in a dax night, limited-overs match at Dubbo. Andy top-scored with 114 and Grant made 91 to steer Zimbabwe to 277-5 from their 50-over allocation. The tourists then restricted the regional selection to 195-5 to give them a morale-boosting victory. ——————————————————————————————————2/9—— For full Ashes coverage see 156 TEST YOUR SPORTS KNOWLEDGE p451 C4 SportIndex LocalSport Diary Weather
P179 Teletext 179 Dec26 20:00:14         Kempton ———————————  ———  ALGAN CASHES IN FROM BANK'S MISFORTUNE Algan clinched a remarkable victory in the King George VI Chase at Kempton when last year's winner Barton Bank fell at the last fence to gift the race Adrian Maguire rode faultlessly and was around 10 lengths clear when he was unseated with the £58,000 prize at his mercy as Barton Bank ran out of steam. French raider Algan soared through to take it from Monsieur Le Cure (2\L)N ——————————————————————————————————3/9—— Full King George VI Chase news Ch4 570 *** USA BARGAINS SEE PAGE 272 *** SportIndex LocalSport Diary Weather
P179 Teletext 179 Dec26 20:00:01         Kempton ———————————  ———  ALGAN CASHES IN FROM BANK'S MISFORTUNE Algan clinched a remarkable victory in the King George VI Chase at Kempton when last year's winner Barton Bank fell at the last fence to gift the race Adrian Maguire rode faultlessly and was around 10 lengths clear when he was unseated with the £58,000 prize at his mercy as Barton Bank ran out of steam. French raider Algan soared through to take it from Monsieur Le Cure (2\L)\ ——————————————————————————————————4/9—— Full King George VI Chase news Ch4 570 GET AWAY IN THE UK? SEE P240 SportIndex LocalSport Diary Weather
P179 Teletext 179 Dec26 20:20:00       ————————————————  ——————  REGAN SET FOR WEIGHT SWITCH  Robbie Regan, the current Euro—dan flyweight champion, is ready to move to the super-flyweight division if he can gain a shot at a world title. He has lost a chance of an IBF flyweight title fight as he is only rated at No 7. But his promoter Frank Warren is hoping to line up one of the four super- flyweight champions for a defence against the up-and-coming Welshman. ——————————————————————————————————5/9—— Win a bag of sporting videos 162 FOR THE BEST DEALS IN THE UK - P240 SportIndex LocalSport Diary dather
P179 Teletext 179 Dec26 20:20:10       ————————————————  ——————  WOODHALL'S HOME TOWN PLANS  Commonwealth middleweight champion Richie Woodhall is hoping to challenge for the European title in his home town of Telford in the New Year. Manager Mickey Duff has won the purse bids to stage the contest with Italy's Silvio Branco. Woodhall said: "That is great news and I just hope that we can stage the fight in Telford as I owe that to my fans in the town here." ——————————————————————————————————6/9—— Sports results 167-8 Sports Shorts 161 FOR THE BEST DEALS IN THE UK - P240 SportIndex LocalSport Diary dather
P179 Teletext 179 Dec26 20:20:12       ————————————————  ——————  HIDE GOES OUT OF AFRICA  Norfolk's world heavyweight boxing champion Herbie Hide is taking a break from training this Christmas with a holiday in Nigeria. The 25-year-old from Norwich, will spend a week in Africa before returning to preparations for his WBO defence against Riddick Bowe in LA on March 11. Hide will return to work in Romford in January before flying out to America to finalise his preparations. ——————————————————————————————————7/9—— Sports results 167-8 Sports Shorts 161 LINCOLN TRAVEL SHOP SEE P256 SportIndex LocalSport Diary Weather
P179 Teletext 179 Dec26 20:20:10    RESULTS ——————————————————————————————————————— FA Carling Premiership 1 Arsenal 0-0 Aston Villa 2 Chelsea 2-3 Man Utd 3 Coventry 0-0 Nottm Forest 4 C Palace 0-0 QPR 5 Everton 1-4 Sheff Wed 6 Leeds 0-0 Newcastle 7 Leicester 1-2 Liverpool Man City L-L Blackburn 7.45 8 Norwich 0-2 Tottenham 9 Southampton 2-3 Wimbledon 10 West Ham 1-1 Ipswich ——————————————————————————————————8/9—— Football index 140 Regional 170 NATIONAL AND REGIONAL 'FATHER p180 SportIndex LocalSport Diary Weather
P179 Teletext 179 Dec26 20:00:11   SATURDAY'S  SOCCER  Dec 31 —— Kick-off 3.00pm unless stated —————— FA Carling Premiership Arsenal v QPR Chelsea v Wimbledon Coventry v Tottenham Crystal Palace v Blackburn Everton v Ipswich Leeds v Liverpool Leicester v Sheff 'fd Man City v Aston Villa Norwich v Newcastle 12.00 Southampton v Man Utd West Ham v Nottm Forest ——————————————————————————————————9/9—— Regional sport 170 Tables 152-55 HOLIDAYS GET AWAY NOW! - p200 SportIndex LocalSport Diary Weather