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Sporting Chancers

by | 5th, October 2004

‘DID you know that Sri Lanka doesn’t have a national handball team? Well, they don’t.

But the news has come too late for German taxpayers who funded the team’s trip to their country as part of a sports exchange programme.

Suspicions were aroused when the Sri Lankans failed to register a point against their first amateur opponents.

But before the police could get them, all 23 Sri Lankans vanished from their hotel.

The group left a note saying they were headed to France, though border officials later recalled waving them through to Italy.’

Posted: 5th, October 2004 | In: Strange But True Comment | TrackBack | Permalink