Rusedski rallies Beck in reckoning.
GENERAL: London's bid for the 2012 Olympics has suffered a fresh setback with the resignation of high-profile French entrepreneur Py Gerbeau as a bid ambassador.
Vipers' net gain
ICE HOCKEY: Newcastle Vipers pulled off a major signing when Canadian netminder Doug Teskey agreed to join them for the new British National League season. Teskey, 29, originally from Thunder Bay, Ontario, comes to the UK with a reputation as an outstanding netminder with a wealth of experience collected during seven seasons in the North American minor leagues, finishing last term with Columbia Inferno for the Kelly Cup play-offs, where he recorded a 92.3% save percentage "Doug is a superb signing for the club, he is a quality netminder who will be one of the best in the BNL, if not the country," said Vipers player-coach Rob Wilson.
RUGBY LEAGUE: Great Britain Lions returned to winning ways following their Test match defeat by the Australian Aboriginals with a 46-6 win over a representative side in Kempsey, New South Wales.