September 2011

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Medium-pacer Trent Copeland’s delivery has been arrested and charged for going dangerously under the speed limit in Sri Lanka. Colombo police confirmed reports that Copeland’s wily seamers had registered a feeble 110km/hr in a test cricket zone. The speed limit for international cricketers is generally 130km/hr, which put Copeland’s deliveries some 20km/hr under. A police…

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Davis Cup captain Pat Rafter nearly lost his cool on court yesterday as he fought desperately for Lleyton Hewitt’s crucial tie to be suspended due to bad light. But he didn’t – and it’s for that reason that he is considering walking away from the game. Rafter was tantalisingly close to dropping the f-bomb as he pleaded…

Read More Pat Rafter too nice to head up Davis Cup team

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The clash between terminal cellar-dwellers the Buffalo Bills and the Oakland Raiders ended in high farce on Sunday when the referee took 10 minutes at the end of the game to review an interception by rookie cornerback Da’Norris Searcy. Finally, with darkness closing in and thousands of disoriented, inebriated fans trying to negotiate their way…

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An Australian tourist has spoken out on the solid piece of advice he gave to wayward English captain Mike Tindall after the footballer’s boozy evening at Queenstown’s Altitude Bar. A furore broke out last week after Tindall was seen canoodling a mystery blonde while enjoying a dwarf-throwing contest over more than a few beers. [Ed:…

Read More Aussie tourist tosses Tindall the truth

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The medical – and indeed sporting – worlds are reeling this morning with the news Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo has successfully cloned himself. Ronaldo followed Real Madrid’s 1-0 away win in their Champions League opener against Croatian side Dinamo Zagreb with an extraordinary attack on referees and then took the even more extraordinary step of unveiling…

Read More Cristiano Ronaldo clones himself in ultimate act of narcissism