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Sir Allen Standford To Present The Apprentice

WITH one Sir Alan gone, Sir Allen Standford is due to presnt The Apprentice. But wait. The cricket entrepreneu  has been charged with seven counts of wire fraud, ten counts of mail fraud and conspiracy to launder money.

Sir Allen Stanford is undone. But where was he found by the FBI?

a) In Chris Lewis’s cricket bag?
b) Under a travel rug in the second row of the Pavilion stand at Kent’s St Lawrence Ground?
c) In Shoaib Akhtar’s box?
d) Virginia
e) Under the skirts of England’s players’ wives

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Posted: 19th, June 2009 | In: Sports | Comment

Chris Lewis Presents Britain’s Jailed Sportsmen

chris-lewisFORMER England cricketer Chris Lewis has been found guilty of smuggling cocaine into Britain, having carried the drug inside his cricket bag on a flight to the UK from St Lucia.

Croydon Crown Court heard that Lewis had on him cans of fruit and vegetable juice containing dissolved cocaine with a street value of more than £140,000.

In hindsight, such capers always seem foolish: the recognisable face walking through customs will not be stopped by an official looking to experience the thrill of meeting a celebrity; and on his person he carries the exotica of canned vegetable juice.

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Posted: 20th, May 2009 | In: Key Posts, Sports | Comment