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One dead as Andy Murray celebrates Game of Thrones return with Dothraki wedding

Dothraki weddings ‘begin at dawn and end at dusk, an endless day of drinking and feasting and fighting’, so in a bid to differentiate it from a normal day in Scotland, Murray invited along famous bottler Tim Henman.

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Posted: Apr 13th, 2015
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Murray apologises for expressing non-bland opinion

and if he ever goes on Strictly...Tennis star Andy Murray has issued a statement of apology to the British public for any offence he may have caused by saying something that was not a confused jumble of sports-related clichés in a miserable-sounding voice.

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Posted: Sep 25th, 2014
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Murray asks fans to choose this year’s niggling injury

Andy Murray has launched a competition on his website asking for fans to choose his niggling injury for this year’s Wimbledon Championship, now that he is well into the later stages of the tournament where he starts to play better players and he goes through a few rough patches in games.

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Posted: Jul 1st, 2014
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Uproar as spontaneous tennis match breaks out at Wimbledon Grunting Championship

With this year’s grunting championships well underway at Wimbledon, spectators at the All England Club are becoming increasingly vocal about the tendency for competitors to follow up their grunts by playing a succession of tennis strokes.

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Posted: Jun 26th, 2014
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Wimbledon introduce ‘Vanishing Foam’ to keep crowds a safe distance from Sir Cliff Richard

Inspired by the World Cup in Brazil, officials at Wimbledon have announced that they will now be able to keep tennis fans heading to SW19 this week a ‘safe distance’ from entertainer and Centre Court regular Sir Cliff Richard, using ‘vanishing foam’.

The magic foam, currently in use by referees at this year’s World Cup, acts as a temporary visual marker to keep a defending wall a fair distance from a free-kick taker. Bosses at Wimbledon have said the spray is the ‘perfect solution’ to their problems of keeping Cliff Richard away from unsuspecting crowds.

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Posted: Jun 22nd, 2014
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