Diageo (NYSE:DEO), the world's leading premium drinks company, yesterday announced its preliminary results for the year ended June 30, 2001. Organic 2001 2000 growth million million Turnover 5% $18,078 $16,737 Operating profit 9% $2,999 $2,792 Premium drinks operating profit 14% $2,019 $1,813 EPS (reported) 15% 60.3 cents 52.6 cents