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Entries Tagged as 'Sport'

One for the London Olympics?

February 14th, 2008 · Comments Off on One for the London Olympics? · Life

My immediate reaction to this story was, obviously, amusement – with a bit of bemusement thrown in for good measure – but after taking a moment to think about it I reckon it all makes sense and ought to qualify as a serious sport.

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A great weekend for British sport!

October 23rd, 2007 · 2 Comments · Life

I can’t understand why everyone is so gloomy about sport this week. West Ham won and avoided slipping down the table, the English rugby team turned around a tournament which they started by losing 36-nil and ended up almost winning it, and Lewis Hamilton came within a point of winning the F1 title in his […]

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October 13th, 2007 · 9 Comments · Life

Well I watched the rugby this evening. England winning something is always good to see, but I still have no bloody idea what is going on. The game of rugby is totally opaque to me. Lots of big blokes running into each other and a substitution every 2 minutes is about as much as I […]

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The power of whingeing

November 28th, 2006 · Comments Off on The power of whingeing · Life

I was totally gobsmacked by this story in the Guardian today. Lets see if I have got this right… the entertainment at a cricket match included a song parody which accused us Brits of whingeing, so we (or our representatives out there in the ‘Barmy Army’) whinged about it, and got an apology. I though […]

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Sport for all?

October 8th, 2006 · Comments Off on Sport for all? · Life

Like several other bloggers I had an e-mail today from streetgames, a charity trying to encourage and enable more youngsters to take up sport, asking if I would mention them, their pamphlet, and an article in today’s Observer mentioning them. As it seems like a good cause, I suppose I should. The type of events […]

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