LITESPORT London Lite Monday, 6 July 2009 31 Inbrief LightningBolt hitsthePalace TRIPLE Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt will run in the 4x100 metres relay as well as the individual 100m at the Aviva London Grand Prix. Bolt, who was part of the Jamaican 4x100m relay team that smashed the world record at the Beijing games and will run his first relay in this country, said: To be racing at Crystal Palace will be the ideal tune-up for me ahead of Berlin (World Championships in August). Quin Howell is charged by RFL HARLEQUINS centre David Howell could be banned for up to five matches after being charged with an illegal tackle by the RFL disciplinary committee. Howell has been charged with a Grade D illegal tackle on Wigans Sam Tomkins during the Warriors 40-12 win. He was sent off in the 27th minute of the match on 3 July. Howells case will be heard via video conference tomorrow afternoon. Danvers falls at first hurdle OLYMPIC 400m hurdles bronze medallist Tasha Danvers will miss next months World Championships after failing to recover from a hamstring injury. Danvers has been receiving extensive treatment since incurring the injury to her right hamstring in Cardiff on 10 June. The 31-year-old said: Im sad that I will be unable to compete in Berlin this summer, but I have simply run out of time in order to be ready. Amir cant wait to face Hatton AMIR KHANS trainer Freddie Roach expects Ricky Hatton to be knocking on the door if the Bolton fighter wins his WBA light- welterweight title bout against Andreas Kotelnik later this month. The 22-year-old steps up a level to take on Kotelnik after beating Marco Antonio Barrera at lightweight in March, and victory could pave the way for a lucrative all-English showdown between Khan and Hatton. England smash the Australians ENGLANDS women moved 4-0 ahead in their one-day series against Australia after a thrilling two-wicket victory at Sir Paul Gettys Ground in Wormsley. The home side needed seven to win off the final over but Laura Marsh and Holly Colvin saw them through with the winning run coming off the final delivery. Australia recovered from a horrible start to reach 225-7 from their 50 overs. LITE&BITTER Gotanaxetogrind?Doithere... MURF (L&B 03/07) just run your eye over the last 70-odd years at Wimbledon and tell me how many champions the UK, let alone England, have produced! At least we are cheering for one of our own. And dont get me started on your cricket team. South Africa any one? Proud Aussie, W6 RE MURRAY (L&B 03/07) before any shrill menopausal middle Englanders text in, I have always considered Murray to be Scottish and what better way to prove it than swearing incoherently in adversity? WhoAmI RE OWEN (L&B 03/07) somebody taking the Michael? He left Owen Newcastle a lot no apology or thanks. The mercenary soldiers on with his new Ferrari to a pit-stop in Manchester. John McMunroe, W2 GREG (L&B 03/07) switch to rugby mate, leave football to the ladies. Rich To be considered for publication, texts must be submitted with name and address or postcode. Please restrict messages to 25 WORDS. Thanks. >>Text TELLUS to 65800 followed by a space and your messageEach text costs 50p plus standard network charges >>Text LL RANT to 65400 Terms apply. See thisislondon.co.uk/lite Cavendish is out to prove he has green credentials MARK CAVENDISH will wear the Tour de Frances green jersey for the first time today after becoming Britains most successful road racer with his fifth victory in cyclings most prestigious race. The 24-year-old from the Isle of Man then outlined his main targets for his third Tour de France accumulating more stage wins and reaching Paris for the first time. Cavendish (right) who surpassed Chris Boardmans record of 41 professional victories with his 14th win of the season, said: My personal goal is to finish the Tour, and my job, my second goal, is to win stages. I dont think its wise to go for the green jersey right from the start, so now Ive won one stage I want to go all the way to Paris and see if I can win some more and maybe take a last win on the Champs Elysees. If the Team Columbia-HTC rider reaches Paris for the first time on Sunday, 26 July the green jersey could be his. Hes been framed: Poulter IAN POULTER has rarely been angrier than he was as he left Paris last night -- slating a photograper and insisting he wont return to play in the French Open next year. While Poulters third place at Le Golf National pushed him to a career- high 16th in the world rankings ahead of The Open, a pushed approach to the 15th ended in the water sparked and sparked his amazing outburst. A novice cameraman fired three shots on the way down. You saw how frustrated I was. Its a tournament I want to win and you have some stupid cameraman that makes it difficult for you. I suppose you could say that if you concentrate you shouldnt hear it, but he was 25 yards away. Its a shame because its a good tournament, but I wont be back next year. Im playing for world ranking points and then you get some idiot. Another star far from happy was Colin Montgomerie. He let slip a golden chance to record his best finish since he was second in the same event last year. Europes Ryder Cup captain would have been joint fourth if he had parred the last four holes, but he double-bogeyed the 15th and bogeyed the last two to drop to 13th. Terrible finish, shocking, said Montgomerie, before the Scottish Open starts on Thursday. BY GEOFF TEATHER Lions make Shaw with final VickeryWASPS veterans Phil Vickery, 33, and Simon Shaw, 35, inspired the Lions to a pride-saving 28-9 victory over the Springboks at Ellis Park to cap the most physical series in years. Vickery, disrupted by prop Tendai Mtawarira in the first Test, took full revengeonTheBeastwhileroaring Shaw was simply unstoppable before he was yellow carded -- and banned for the first two games of next season for a clumsy knees-up challenge on Bok scrum-half Fourie du Preez. VickerybestedTheBeastfromthe first scrum and shook his fist at the red-tingedJohannesburgcrowdwhen he was replaced in the 78th minute. Although the Lions lost the series 2-1, former England captain Vickery said: Theres been a lot of pressure on me because of what happened in Durban. I feel an immense sense of relief to have erased that memory. Ive been through an emotional couple of weeks, wondering if Id get this opportunity. I won my first Lions Test in 2001 and now Ive won my last, my 50th international win. But far more important, this is a great end to a wonderful series, prob- ably the most physical Ive ever known. Forget about the 2005 tour of New Zealand, this tour has put a huge amount of pride back in the Lions jersey. For anyone who questions the valid- ity of Lions tours, take my word for it, it is the most unbelievable experience of your career if you are honoured by selection. Vickery (below) added: I received messages of support from Adam JonesandJulianWhite,whichIreally appreciated. Adam played tighthead in last weeks Test before dislocating his shoulder and played bloody well. IamsimplythrilledweleaveSouth Africahavingconvincedpeopleof the value of the Lions. Its been a special occa- sion for Shane and me because many members of this super squad will not be around when the Lions hit Australia in 2013. HeadcoachMcGeechan, 62, with two tours as a player and five as coach, insisted he will not be involved Down Under in 2013. He said: That is defi- nitely my final tour. 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