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Sprinter turns to eBay for Olympic bid

An athlete on Wednesday put himself up for auction on online gianteBay in a desperate attempt to attract sponsors in the run up to London’s 2012 Olympic Games. The eventual winner will earn the right to emblazon its brand on sprinter James Ellington’s kit at training and press events before and after next…

London quiet as other British cities still plague by riots

LONDON (Reuters) – Youths fought running battles with police in English cities and towns overnight but London, where thousands of extra police were deployed, was largely peaceful after three turbulent nights in which youths rampaged in parts of the capital virtually unchecked. Manchester and Liverpool in the northwest and Birmingham…