British sport stuck two fingers up to the terrorists as organisers announced that this weekends programme will go ahead as usual despite the attacks on london. An action packed schedule will go ahead as a tribute to both victims and survivors. All events will be preceded by a minutes silence, including the British Grand Prix.. A sell out crowd of 100,000 is expected and British racing driver's club president Jackie Stewart confirmed that all proceeds from the post race concert will go to any fund that is set up for the victims families. ' We feel it is only right that we do something at this tragic time and we hope the fans who attend the free concert will give something if they can.' said Stewart.
In Cricket England's forthcoming Nat West Challenge matches against Australia in London are likely to go ahead. The ashes rivals meet at Lords on Sunday and the Oval next Tuesday. ECB spokesman Andrew Walpole said ' At this stage the games are on but we will take advice from the police and other relevant authorities.
England captain Michael Vaughn said ' Cricket is not that important when you see those things. normally we would not have had the television on in the dressing room, but we had to keep them on because there were people in London that we all know.'
Golfers wore black ribbons at the scottish open at loch lomond, where some of the top players were preparing for the scottish open at St andrews.
The Tour De France held a minutes silence before the start of the seventh stage from Luneville to Karlsruhe. And the Rugby Football League announced that there would be a similar mark of respect before all super league games at the weekend.
Britain will not be beaten by terrorists!