November 2011


Farewell Smokin’ Joe

The sporting world has lost one of its true warriors with the passing of Smokin’ Joe Frazier. The 67-year-old who, along with Muhammad Ali, staged three of boxing’s most epic bouts died of liver cancer. Born of humble beginnings in South Carolina, before fighting out of Philadelphia, he first reached world prominence at the 1964 […]

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Match Fixing – Cricket’s Titanic

Scientists believe around 90 per cent of most icebergs are beneath the ocean’s surface. The International Cricket Council (ICC) will be hoping that the latest spot-fixing case played out in a British court is not the sport’s metaphorical iceberg. The jail sentences handed down to former Pakistan captain Salman Butt (30 months) and fast bowlers […]

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