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Robbie Grabarz is a real star, not a reality TV turkey

Just because you went to an Olympic Games in your own country doesn’t mean you should turn your back on the sport that got you there and embark on a career of celebrity and excess. Just ask Robbie Grabarz, Britain’s … Continue reading

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Is tennis an “Olympic” sport?

I flicked onto the men’s singles tennis final today and I could not believe what I was seeing. Roger Federer was losing, and losing badly. Think back just one month ago to the Wimbledon final, one of the four (five, … Continue reading

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Japanese gymnasts get their way but a medal’s a medal

It goes to show the level of expectation the British public has when we’re immensely disappointed that our athletes grab a bronze medal, even when a silver was within our grasp. The O2, sorry, the “North Greenwich Arena”, was the … Continue reading

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