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Wimbledon Disappointment All Round

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Did you manage to get a ticket for Wimbledon? No, me neither. There I was all present and correct on the dot at 1 pm with my code only to be told I was one billion in the queue, giving me about the same chance of getting tickets as winning Wimbledon itself.

Perhaps Queens had scheduled Andy Murray’s match second to console all the British fans who tried and failed in the online queue (can’t escape queuing when it comes to anything to do … Read the rest

Artist v Artisan: A Battle For The Sports Fan’s Heart

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Sporting legacy is determined by how you play the game as it is by how much you win.

Last night, tennis world number 1 Novak Djokovic continued his relentless march towards sporting immortality after ruthlessly dismantling one of the sport’s all time greats, Rafa Nadal, 6-3, 6-2, 6-3, to win the Australian Open for a record seventh time. His pulverising manner of victory was the kind of humiliating punishment the best players dish out to the … Read the rest