They are virtues that are paramount in all sports across the globe and should not be devoid from the limelight. We have seen a huge lack of it in recent days and it has caused a stir around the cauldron of the Gabba as Australia routed a paltry England in less than four days.
England beats Australia again – Alby Shale sets new world record with a little help from David Cameron
While most English cricket fans were trying to recover from the nerve-shredding Ashes victory at Trent Bridge, one man was embarking on inflicting an even more extraordinary Australian defeat.
How is a generation raised on a masochistic diet of Glenn McGrath-induced top-order collapses and hour after gritty hour of Ricky Ponting’s batting meant to survive on this new uncertain opposition?
Two thousand and eight hundred miles; the equivalent of running between Lands End and John O’Groats three times! This is the distance my husband and I have now run through the continent of South America.
Is this Australian boy who can run 100m in 11.72 seconds the world’s fastest 12-year-old?
At 4am on Thursday morning, myself, a Polish friend and two Englishmen will all begin the long and tiresome journey to Munich for a long weekend. After moving from the sunny shores of Australia to London two years ago, it comes as a bit of a surprise that I’m showing my European friends just what it is that makes Oktoberfest a place worth going to, and returning to, as I set forth into Beerfest for the second time in as many years.
In a hilarious and completely unintentional variation of the chest-to-chest gridiron-style celebration, Alasdair Strokosch and Joe Ansbro cracked heads with their poorly conceived choreography…
Why use the near-infinite pool of free information out there on the world wide web for some kind of greater good, when we could watch a group of obnoxious pretty boys pissing people off on their way home from work?
If you ask any sport-fuelled Australian who Allan Border was, you would most likely get a sentence along the lines of ‘the most intimidating / feared Australian to have graced international sport.’ As a batsman, he was devastating, as a captain he was a crusader to the national side and brought Cricket Australia out of a dark and troubling age.
Since arriving in Australia two weeks ago I have noticed that while the nation retains it’s fearless ambition on the cricket field, they have readjusted their targets to a level unknown to fans since the current rankings system was employed in 2003.
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