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Athlete with two artificial legs ‘was actually a horse’

hoping to prove the nay-sayers wrongAn athlete has today been banned from competing in the Paralympic Games after medical experts became suspicious of his claim to have two artificial legs when photographic evidence showed he still had two legs of his own.

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Posted: Aug 12th, 2015
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Sunderland’s female teenage nightclubbers slate Olympic women’s boxing

‘To call that authentic fighting is shite. There was no spitting or hair pulling, and the words ‘you slag’ weren’t even shouted.’

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Posted: Aug 13th, 2014
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Crowds failing to flock to dull sports

‘Thousands of people turned up to watch these events during London 2012′ said the committee chairman. ‘But now it seems that a regional triple jump competition is failing to fill the Olympic stadium. Who would have thought it?’

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Posted: Nov 18th, 2013
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Tokyo wins race to host eight years of cynicism

‘It’s important that the winning bid starts with optimism and enthusiasm but that then is soon crushed by the wearing yoke of international cynicism’

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Posted: Sep 16th, 2013
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London announces 2016 Olympic bid

The British Olympic Association has announced that London is to bid for the 2016 Olympic Games, hoping to lift the national mood, which has been in the toilet since the Spice Girls started their closing ceremony set.

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Posted: Oct 18th, 2012
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