James Dowden

ROME – Team GB rounded off the 2022 European Aquatics Championships in style by winning three medals on the final day of the competition.

 Jack Laugher and Anthony Harding teamed up to take gold in the 3m synchronised springboard event, while Noah Williams and Ben Cutmore won silver and bronze respectively in the final event of the meet – the men’s platform.

 Rome 2022 becomes the most successful European Championship performance in Team GB diving history with six golds, three silvers and three bronze won in the Foro Italico pool.

21 Aug 2022
James Dowden

 ROME – It was another brilliant day for Team GB’s divers as they claimed a further two medals on the penultimate day of the 2022 European Aquatics Championships.

 Andrea Spendolini-Sirieix and Lois Toulson produced a fine team performance to win the 10m platform diving, while Jordan Houlden picked up an excellent silver in the 3m springboard final.

20 Aug 2022
James Dowden

 ROME – It was another brilliant day in the Foro Italico pool for Team GB’s divers as they picked up a further two medals at the 2022 European Aquatics Championships. Ben Cutmore and Kyle Kothari won gold in a synchronised platform final that was decided in the final round, while Yasmin Harper won bronze in the 3m springboard final.

19 Aug 2022
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 NAIROBI – The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is expanding assistance in the Horn of Africa as levels of hunger soar after back-to-back droughts and the threat of famine looms. Since the start of the year, nine million more people have slipped into severe food insecurity across Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia, leaving 22 million people struggling to find enough food to eat.

19 Aug 2022
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 BARI – Over 900 kilograms of marijuana have been sized from a production centre located in a former barn, the Ruvo di Puglia state police have confirmed.

 Two people were arrested on charges on intention to distribute drugs in large quantities and were in the process of weighing and packaging the drugs at the time of their arrest.

The operation took place in the Ruvo di Puglia countryside on the border with Bitono, where a stone wall concealed by dense vegetation was identified leading to the discovery of the abandoned stable.

19 Aug 2022
James Dowden

 ROME – Great Britain’s Jack Laugher claimed gold in the 1m springboard diving at the 2022 European Aquatics Championships in Rome with an excellent set of six dives to take the crown.

 He finished with a total score of 413.40, comfortably beating the Italian duo of Lorenzo Marsaglia and Giovanni Tocci into second and third with scores of 396.25 and 386.20 respectively.

18 Aug 2022
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 PANTELLERIA – A fire has broken out overnight on an island off the coast of Sicily the Italian news agency ASNA have reported.

 The fire reportedly started at around 19:30 on Wednesday and spread quickly by a strong breeze, destroyed vegetation and forced residents to evacuate their homes.

 One of the fires broke on in the neighbourhood of Khamma while the other started in Gadir.

 There were no reported deaths or injuries.

18 Aug 2022
James Dowden

 ROME – Ben Proud rounded off the swimming section of the 2022 European Aquatics Championships by winning gold in the 50m freestyle, while Imogen Clarke added a bronze medal in the 50m breaststroke.

 Proud claimed victory in the first final of the evening in a time of 21.58, touching in ahead of the Italian Leonardo Deplano, who finished second in 21.60, and the Greek Kristian Gkolomeev, who won bronze in 21.75.

 Proud finished off an excellent individual summer by becoming the first man to ever win a World, Commonwealth and European title in the same year.

17 Aug 2022

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