Summary: Dow, S&P 500 creep up as stronger-than-expected jobs data not enough to push Wall Street far beyond recent record, Ukraine still eyed; Visa, MasterCard join forces to battle electronic payment threats. Conway G. Gittens reports.
With Russians rallying in support of the Crimean people and demonstrators in Kiev protesting against Russia's military presence in Crimea, President Vladimir Putin says he could not ignore calls for help in Crimea. Jillian Kitchener reports.
Adidas, official sportswear supplier to the British Olympic Association (BOA), today revealed the kit to be worn by Team GB at the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Winter Games at London’s Somerset House ice rink. Over 17,000 units of kit will be supplied making this the best equipped British Winter Team ever.
Payne Preparations to include British Gas Great Swim Series 2012
Olympic open water swimming silver medallist and world champion Keri-anne Payne has launched the British Gas Great Swim Series 2012 and confirmed that two of the open water events will feature in her training plan for the summer.
The Stockport swimmer, who was officially named in Team GB over the weekend, will take part in the opening event of the series, the British Gas Great London Swim on Saturday 26th May followed by the British Gas Great North Swim on Friday 22-24th June.