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Lance Armstrong becomes Russian citizen, will compete at Olympics

Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong has formally renounced his American nationality and become a Russian citizen, having become disillusioned with the US stance on yellow wristbands. He now intends to compete for Russia in a number of different disciplines at the Rio Olympics in 2016, such as cycling, rowing, discus, hammer throwing, 100 metres and synchronised swimming.

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Posted: Nov 12th, 2015
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Taxpayers to pay the emotional cost of supporting West Ham

‘We will be paying £2.5m a year in rent, but the true cost of supporting West Ham is incalculable.’

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Posted: Aug 9th, 2015
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Nation forgets its P.E. kit

London Olympic legacySports Minister Tracey Crouch received an unexpected letter from the UK’s ‘Mum’, asking if everyone could be excused from all forms of physical activity due to an ‘indiscriminate lower back pain’.

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Posted: Aug 5th, 2015
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£100m hole in arts funding nominated for Turner Prize

collectors bidding for the pan it's disappeared downA massive deficit in the budget of the Department for Culture, Media and Sport has been shortlisted for this year’s prestigious Turner Prize.

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Posted: Jul 29th, 2015
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Mo Farah first black man not to be stopped for drugs on a daily basis

‘We’d like to assure the public that he’s now stopped and tested for drugs on a very regular basis. Especially since he started going about with those two massive gold medallions.’

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Posted: Jun 19th, 2015
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