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Saudi women’s beach volleyball team set to ruin it for everyone

well, the sand does get everywhereThe Saudi Arabia women’s beach volleyball team has refused to wear the official uniform of 12-inch heels, crotchless micro-thongs and nipple-baring bikini tops at the Olympics this summer. Instead they’ll be covered head-to-toe in baggy black burqas which show off absolutely no flesh at all.

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Posted: Jun 17th, 2012
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Re-using Jubilee flags for Olympics ‘would be act of treason’, warns LOCOG

‘These flags we’ve seen everywhere for the Jubilee are sometimes home-made and usually completely devoid of sponsorship logos,’ said Lord Coe.

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Posted: Jun 2nd, 2012
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Trucker completes day 35 of Olympic Breakfast relay

The 43-year-old trucker is on a 70-day tour of the UK stopping at every Little Chef en route to the opening ceremony to put away a full Olympic Breakfast.

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Posted: May 22nd, 2012
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Olympics security latest: Royal Navy to deploy depth charges near strategic sewers

‘There is still the small but measurable risk of a one-man suicide submarine traversing London’s Victorian-era sewers, arriving under the Olympic village and launching cruise missiles through an uncovered toilet.’

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Posted: May 2nd, 2012
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Usain Bolt aiming to break ‘100m immigration queue’ record

‘With strategies such as having my passport ready, no hand luggage weighing me down and a lunge at the line, I believe I can go sub 2 hours 13 minutes,’ said Bolt.

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Posted: May 1st, 2012
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