2012

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The shamed captain of the Costa Concordia is set to sign a lucrative million dollar Formula One deal – should he avoid a possible 15 years in jail on multiple manslaughter charges. Francesco Schettino, 52, abandoned the now-infamous 290m cruise liner off the Italian coast while dozens of passengers were still aboard. The death toll…

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Tennis deity Roger Federer has hit back at fellow players who have accused him of adopting a non-interventionist approach to his Player Council presidency with smooth, European precision: “I’m fucking Swiss, did you expect me to engage in political discourse?” Federer and Spaniard Rafael Nadal were unanimously re-elected for a two-year term as president and…

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Denver quarterback Tim Tebow has reportedly ditched his strong Christian beliefs and converted to atheism following his team’s humiliating 45-10 loss to New England during the divisional round of the playoffs last weekend. Following the loss, Tebow, famous for his come-from-behind victories and touchdown celebration where he prays on one knee, apparently told several wire…

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Indian paceman Zaheer Khan has found an unlikely ally in his war of words with Australian wicket-keeper Brad Haddin – the young and increasingly arrogant fast bowler, James Pattinson. Haddin drew attention when he came out swinging blindly, in true style, at a press conference last week, hailing the Indian team as “fragile” and claiming…

Read More James Pattinson slams Haddin, foreshadows arrogance

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Former Australian Prime minister Bob Hawke has been controversially removed as captain of the Australian Beer-Pong team following his celebrated antics at the Sydney Cricket Ground. In a shock press conference today, Australian Beer Pong Federation CEO James Buhr announced that Mr. Hawke would be stood down immediately for “bringing the game into disrepute”. Exactly…

Read More Bob Hawke sacked as Australian Beer Pong captain