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The common affliction known as ‘white line fever’ has plagued professional sports for decades, but a new study has delivered some startling results that may have wide-ranging repercussions for athletes. A University of Western Australia study has found that white line fever is in fact not a fever at all, nor is it any sort…

Read More Study reveals ‘white line fever’ is just a myth

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West Indies veteran Shivnarine Chanderpaul has shouldered arms to a delivery for the one millionth time in a test match. The incredible feat comes just one day after New York Yankees slugger Derek Jeter registered his 3,000th ‘hit’ some 16 years after making his MLB debut. Chanderpaul’s historic moment came in the 43rd over of…

Read More Chanderpaul outshines Jeter, notches up millionth ‘leave’

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ThePublicApology’s calls for a new chairman of selectors may have been answered, with reports that Cricket Australia is seeking Rod Marsh to replace Andrew Hilditch in the top job. ThePublicApology can report that CA believes the team is suffering from a lack of genuine facial hair and is seeking to appoint one of its most…

Read More Rod Marsh to stamp out ‘metrosexual’ team culture

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The Matildas have sauntered into the quarter-finals of the Women’s World Cup with a 2-1 win over Norway, but the campaign is set to cost the Australian economy more than $100 million in lost productivity. An report from analyst firm OziMarket has found that there has been a dramatic spike in the number of women…

Read More Women pulling all-nighters to watch sport, draining economy: report

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Red Bull Racing acted on the advice of its strategic marketing team to “cut ties with a redneck sport” in ending its five year association with NASCAR’s Sprint Cup Series, ThePublicApology can confirm. Red Bull’s decision to leave NASCAR at the end of 2011 as a car owner leaves many unanswered questions. The jury is still…

Read More Red Bull quits NASCAR, waves goodbye to ‘redneck’ market