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Map makers thank athletes, musicians for putting towns on the map

up to 90% of UK towns 'unknown' before athletes got involvedIn 2008 Rebecca Adlington put Mansfield on the map with her heroics at the Beijing Olympics, filling a slightly embarrassing gap south of Sheffield. Now success from other British sports stars means that ‘at least 90% of the towns in Britain’ feature on road maps.

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Posted: Aug 4th, 2012
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Beckham joins Olympic team in shock selection policy change

‘Now we’ll be selecting on contribution to the Olympic bid rather than on sporting ability,’ explained BOA spokesman Darryl Seibel. ‘So Beckham will now be in the football team instead of Ryan Giggs who did bugger all to help the bid.’

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Posted: Jul 1st, 2012
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Olympic Torch running on Emergency Credit

Olympic Officials today admitted they were “caught off-guard” at how frequently they needed to top up the credit on the Pay As You Go gas card which was intended to keep the Olympic Flame burning.

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Posted: May 25th, 2012
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David Beckham ‘bigger than Facebook’ in soaraway stock market debut

has received 4.2 billion friend requestsFacebook’s recent much-trumpeted initial public offering was overshadowed today as shares in David Beckham, Inc. gained 23% on their first day of trading, valuing Beckham at over $200 billion.

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Posted: May 20th, 2012
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New Banksy artwork found painted onto David Beckham’s bum

GoldenballsArt experts are said to be ‘hugely excited’ after new adverts for clothing chain H&M revealed a new work by the reclusive artist Banksy, sprayed onto David Beckham’s arse without his knowledge in a withering critique of celebrity underwear endorsements.

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Posted: Feb 14th, 2012
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