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OK, so having said that I would be off-line until Friday, I managed (fortuitously) to catch one lone race out of today’s action from Osaka. While standing at a bus station waiting for an eternally non-arriving bus, Ladbrokes, which happened to be directly behind the stop, was broadcasting the racing. And in my 10 minutes […]
Just a quick post to let you know that I’ll be travelling for the next 3 days, so unfortunately (for me, that is), I probably won’t be watching any of the racing from Osaka. At least not live, anyway…So until Friday, we unfortunately won’t be bringing any analysis of the races, which is a shame. […]
Yesterday (23 June), I wrote two posts about the ominous shadow of doping in cycling, with the Tour de France coming up. In , I gave the example of how Bjarne Riis, the winner of the 1996 Tour, recently admitted to doping. The problem is that he does not appear to be an isolated case, […]
A lot has no doubt been written about Rafael Nadal’s third consecutive French Open title yesterday, made all the more significant by the fact that he, yet again, denied Roger Federer a chance to complete the set of Grand Slams. Commentators speak of Federer as though he is the greatest player in history and perhaps […]