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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

Peak Rate: Turning Luke McCormick’s Victims Into Media Campaigners

LUKE McCormick ploughed his car into the family Peak, killing brothers Arron, 10, and his brother Ben, 8. Their father Phil, 37, who was driving, suffered serious injuries.

McCormick was jailed for seven years and four months, having admitted causing death by dangerous driving and being twice over the drink drive limit.

Lives ruined. Lives ended.

But Luke McCormick was a professional footballer for Plymouth Argyle. And this gives the story an added edge. And it means the mother of the killed boys cannot be left alone.

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Posted: 22nd, November 2008 | In: Reviews | Comments (2)