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Bored video ref admits he switched channels

England v South AfricaThe future of video refereeing was thrown into doubt last night after the fourth official admitted he had got bored and switched channels during the game.

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Posted: Nov 17th, 2014
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Olympic Games to include shooting fish in a barrel after Pistorius verdict

so there you goAfter the landmark ruling by Judge Thokozile Masipa that the killing of Reeva Steenkamp cannot be declared ‘murder’, the International Olympic Committee is considering proposals to introduce new sports to the next Games. High on the list are ‘hitting a barn door with a banjo’, and ‘shooting fish in a barrel’.

The latter proposal has attracted lucrative sponsorship deals from the NRA, with outline competition criteria already in place. A single dead fish among 500 packed into a 3-foot diameter barrel has been set as the ‘entry-level’ qualification for athletes. Competitors will be allowed at least 4 shots per round, and should be standing really close to the barrel, which must be locked to prevent the fish escaping.

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Posted: Sep 16th, 2014
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Mail Exclusive: Fury as lefties mourn dead foreign terrorist

There has been widespread anger as members of the British liberal-left elite have lined up to pay tributes to Nelson Mandela, a convicted Communist terrorist from South Africa.

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Posted: Dec 8th, 2013
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Mandela ‘determined to complete bucket list’

didn't get where he got to by giving upWhile the world has feared that South Africa’s revered former president, Nelson Mandela, may not have long to live, his aides remain unconcerned and insist there is no way he will be taken from us before he has finished every last item on the ‘bucket list’ he drew up in his final year in prison on Robben Island.

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Posted: Jul 29th, 2013
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Obama visits Mandela prison cell: ‘still better than Alton Towers’

‘I’d be hard-pressed to say that it was less enjoyable than joining the tail-end of a four-hour queue for Nemesis, in the rain’

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Posted: Jul 1st, 2013
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