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Australian cricket facing match fixing probe

The Australian cricket team has denied allegations of match fixing after beating England by just 281 runs at the SCG.

President Alan Isaac said the ICC take such allegations very seriously and will be looking into why it took Australia nearly three days to beat the current England side.

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Posted: Jan 7th, 2014
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Man upsets wife deliberately to sleep on sofa and watch Ashes

Derek Brown of Halifax has spent the last two weeks being deliberately obtuse and difficult to his wife of 15 years in the hope that she will make him sleep on the sofa downstairs – allowing him to watch England play Australia in the Ashes.

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Posted: Nov 22nd, 2013
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‘Concussion not good for you’ discovery shocks scientists

NFL players wear their IQ on their shirtsSince 1920, thousands of American footballers haven taken part in an elaborate experiment to repeatedly ‘ram their heads together’ in the hope of generating an alternative source of energy.

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Posted: Sep 1st, 2013
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Somerset village cricket team banned for enjoying itself too much

might need a bail outCricketers in the Somerset village of Charlton Pilchered, who finished bottom of their district league last summer, will not be permitted to enter the competition this year.

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Posted: Mar 26th, 2013
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Ricky Ponting sad to miss out on losing Ashes again

‘Losing the Ashes has been part of my life for nearly a decade now and I’m really going to miss it. When I watch the new captain grudgingly admitting that they’ve been outplayed, I’ll be thinking ‘that used to be me’.’ lamented the beady-eyed Australian batsman.

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Posted: Nov 29th, 2012
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