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Cool kids ‘were right’ to mock future Olympic loser

Now that Kevin Burgess’s Olympic dream has fizzled out, he has been forced to concede that his schoolmates were quite right to label him a saddo gayer.

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Posted: Aug 7th, 2012
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Olympic security guards fail ‘trainers are OK’ test

‘It’s hard to get your head round these new rules allowing punters to wear trainers,’ said Darren Bull, a freelance bouncer.

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Posted: Jul 13th, 2012
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Tom Daley’s ‘World No.1′ tag ‘a bit misleading’, agrees public

'anyone can do three somersaults and half a twist with pike', say men who've drunk at least three pintsA group of experts at The Cap in Hand pub has concluded that success at diving shouldn’t be confused with being the world’s best at something people actually care about.

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Posted: Dec 18th, 2010
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Scientists discover gene that makes athletes misread labels

Athletes who claim that they innocently ingested an over-the-counter medicine which, unbeknown to them, contained a banned substance, may be victims of a rogue gene which makes them far more likely to misread labels.

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Posted: Oct 29th, 2010
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