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VIDEO: The worst horse racing announcer ever?

So brown horses are faster than black or white

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Posted: 5th, January 2009 | In: Sports | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


VIDEO: Raymond van Barneveld’s nine-dart finish

Making a nine-dart finish is the Holy Grail for any arrows-smith. Making a nine-dart finish in front of Sky Sports’ TV cameras and thousands of ‘Christmassy’ (ie. drunk) spectators is more difficult than eating three cream crackers in less than

Posted: 5th, January 2009 | In: Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


WARNING: This golf club may cause deafness

NOT that The Daily Mail wants to scare you pantsless or anything… OK,

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Posted: 5th, January 2009 | In: Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Luis Felipe Scolari’s Chelsea Needs Have Changed

LUIZ FELIPE Scolari, manager of Chelsea, aims for consistency at Chelsea:

“I think it’s a maximum one player they will replace because we only need one more: a striker”Luiz Felipe Scolari, December 5, 2008

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Posted: 5th, January 2009 | In: Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


English Footballers Support Limit On Foreigners

IN Barnsley all eyes are on the Sheffield and Hallamshire Senior Cup match between Royston Villa and Sheffield’s Mosborough.

We are 80 minutes into the game and a player has been red carded.

Says a Mosborough FC spokesman:

You have

Posted: 3rd, January 2009 | In: Key Posts, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Biker dude jumps over Las Vegas

AUSSIE stunt biker Robbie Maddison (pictured, right) wowed Las Vegas with a spectacular motorcycle jump on New Year’s Eve.

Bombing down the strip outside the Paris Las Vegas casino, Maddison flew 37 metres into the air the equivalent of

Posted: 2nd, January 2009 | In: Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Video: Philadelphia Eagles Owner High-Fives Wife In Face

In a word, FAIL…

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Posted: 2nd, January 2009 | In: Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Hot Racing Driver Danica Patrick Caught Speeding… Again

Danica Patrick, the not-unattractive IndyCar race driver (see photo), has been done for

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Posted: 2nd, January 2009 | In: Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Video: Football manager gives finger to referee

In which FC Gronigen manager Ron Jans flips the bird at the man in black,

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Posted: 31st, December 2008 | In: Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


What is Steven Gerrard’s favourite song?

AS you probably know by now, Stevie G has been charged with assault (and affray, let’s not forget the affray) after an incident

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Posted: 31st, December 2008 | In: Sports | Comments (8) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Liverpool offer support to Steven Gerrard

In the immediate aftermath of Stevie G being charged for assault and affray, Liverpool

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Posted: 30th, December 2008 | In: Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Anorak’s Top 10 random end-of-year sport awards

The ‘Not so scary now, are you?’ award: Mike Tyson

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Posted: 30th, December 2008 | In: Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Football Video Of The Year

FORGET goals, tackles and other such trivial aspects of football. What Anorak wants to see is more post-game interviews designed to scare and confuse the hell out of players.

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Posted: 30th, December 2008 | In: Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Steven Gerrard Chaged With Assault

ENGLAND footballer Steven Gerrard has been charged with assault and

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Posted: 30th, December 2008 | In: Sports | Comments (4) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Steven Gerrard Arrested

STEVEN Gerrard, captain of Liverpool football club, has been arrested the morning after a fight in a bar in Southport.

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Posted: 29th, December 2008 | In: Sports | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Surfer Dude Speaks

DO you speak Surfer Dude?

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Posted: 28th, December 2008 | In: Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Bundesliga Fashions From The 1970s

IT’S football fashion from the 70s. It’s German football fashion from the 1970s.

Is it meant to be funny? No-one is laughing. No one dares. These are hardcore German hooligans warming up

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Posted: 20th, December 2008 | In: Sports | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Rally Driver Petter Solberg Celebrates With Fail

RALLY driver, Petter Solberg, celebrates in style fail!

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Posted: 20th, December 2008 | In: Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Champions League Draw: Tough Ties For England’s Big Four

Here’s the draw for the last 16 of

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Posted: 19th, December 2008 | In: Sports | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Ricky Hatton vs Manny Pacquiao, Almost Ready To Rumble

Ricky Hatton vs Manny Pacquiao: it’s the super fight every boxing fan wants to

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Posted: 19th, December 2008 | In: Sports | Comments (4) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


John Terry Moves In Mysterious Ways And Messi’s Velcro Toes

WHAT we learnt in sport this week, with Jamie Redknapp, Jimmy Tarbuck and Lionel Messi

“John Terry took a backward step and stayed where he was”Jamie Redknapp

“It’s like the ball is velcroed to Messi’s foot because it

Posted: 19th, December 2008 | In: Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Woah, Mike Tyson got fat…

Just don’t tell him to

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Posted: 18th, December 2008 | In: Sports | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Snooker just got interesting (with video evidence)

World Snooker has launched a formal investigation into Jamie Burnett’s first-round loss to Stephen Maguire at the UK Championships on Sunday.

Burnett was beaten 9-3

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Posted: 18th, December 2008 | In: Sports | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


England win Blind Ashes, Aussies whinge

Anorak needs no excuse to write about Aussie sportsmen whingeing in defeat there isn’t

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Posted: 18th, December 2008 | In: Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


David Beckham’s New Team-Mate Can’t Wait To See Him In The Showers

Sporting quote of the day:

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Posted: 17th, December 2008 | In: Sports | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0