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Michael Phelps to be stripped of gold medals?

NO-ONE has won more Olympic golds than Michael Phelps. He’s probably won more golds than most Olympic countries have won in their history. However, things are looking a little uncertain this week. See, Phelps’ 19 gold medals may diminish in number after he got chosen to front a new advertising campaign for Louis Vuitton.

The Olympic committee have a rather large beef with advertising, don’t they?

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Posted: 21st, August 2012 | In: Sports, The Consumer | Comment

Where Did It All Go Wrong for Michael Phelps?

WHAT news of bongtastic Olympic gold medal winning swimming champion Michael Phelps?

Well, if you win a gold medal in the pool, you stay in the pool – albeit at the Encore Beach Club, Las Vegas, surrounded by swim fans keen to stroke backs and more besides…

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Posted: 18th, April 2011 | In: Sports | Comment

Danica Patrick’s Tattoo At ESPY Awards

7579546TO the annual ESPY Awards in which US sports channel ESPN puts the media at the centre of sporting excellence, bestowing awards to people who spend their lives collecting awards in an actual competition, featuring Danica Patrick (Vrmmm), Shawn Johnson (yer honour), Mike Tyson (Grrr), Michael Phelps (who, me?) and the Williams sisters (Wahhhhhhmph!)

No awards yet for Fittest Sportsman, Best Branded Merchandise or Sexiest Tennis Grunt, but awards are given for such Corinthian criteria as Best Sports Movie and Best Female/Male Action Sports Athlete, a reaction to all those inactive sports.

Anorak was at the event, and we have the pictures at the tape:

Posted: 16th, July 2009 | In: Sports | Comment

Cerrie Burnell And The Deformed Miley Cyrus, Beyonce, Phelps And Cristina Aguilera

CERRIE Burnell, a new presenter on the CBeebies channel, is missing the lower part of her right arm. Like Miley Cyrus, Beyonce, Michael Phelps and Cristina Aguilera – and more showbiz greats – Cerrie has a deformity.

No need to look for it – she was born without. Still, mums and dads will look. On the show’s web forum:

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Posted: 25th, February 2009 | In: Celebrities, Photojournalism | Comments (7)

An Open Letter From Michael Phelps

WHAT was Michel Phelps thinking of when he first dipped a toe into the murky waters of pro-celebrity swimming?

The Olympics is seedy, vice-riddled world of corruption, greed and drugs.

Says a contrite Phelps:

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Posted: 7th, February 2009 | In: Key Posts, Sports | Comments (8)

Michael Phelps deprived of ideal munchies

YESTERDAY, Kellogg announced it wouldn’t renew its sponsorship deal with bong-happy Olympian Michael Phelps, saying his behavior is “not consistent with the image of Kellogg”. And so Phelps will no longer appear on Kellogg’s cereal boxes.

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Posted: 6th, February 2009 | In: Sports | Comment (1)