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Funny story: Opinion: Flag Football Is Just Like the NFL

Opinion: Flag Football Is Just Like the NFL

If you're a fan of pro football, you admire NFL players for their extraordinary displays of skill and courage on game days. But you probably don't realize how hard those players work all week long. I do, because I play flag football. Whether you...
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Funny story: Running, As A Spectator Sport, Is Boring, Concedes Seb Coe

Running, As A Spectator Sport, Is Boring, Concedes Seb Coe

Lord Sebastian Coe, Chair of the British Olympic Association, today conceded that running, as a spectator sport, is boring. 'The Sochi Winter Olympics has once again shown us all,' Lord Coe told the BBC, 'that any number of visually interesting co...
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Funny story: Scotland to be as crap at athletics as it is at football by 2016 Olympics, say Yes campaign

Scotland to be as crap at athletics as it is at football by 2016 Olympics, say Yes campaign

An independent Scotland must be given the chance to fly away from Brazil in 2016 with their heads held high, which is easy to do if your head is not weighed down with a heavy gold medal round your neck, said a man on Twitter yesterday. "Scotland m...
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Funny story: Elena Isinbaeva's "Some of My Best Friends Are Gay" Retraction Backfires

Elena Isinbaeva's "Some of My Best Friends Are Gay" Retraction Backfires

Mindful of how she now appears to civilised western European citizens who live in the 21st century and doubtless fearing that her new image as a homophobe will seriously affect her popularity, her marketability and more importantly her income, world...
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Funny story: Dorking Marathon cancelled

Dorking Marathon cancelled

Following a series of embarrassing incidents, Dorking Marathon has been forced to cancel this year. The final straw came yesterday when the last remaining sponsor United International Armament Suppliers withdrew their support saying, "We do not wish...
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Funny story: My Week by Usain Bolt (as imagined by David Sapsted)

My Week by Usain Bolt (as imagined by David Sapsted)

SATURDAY, JULY 28: Absolutely exhausted! Had to carry the Jamaican flag halfway round the stadium at the Olympics opening ceremony last night. Never knew that travelling 200 metres could be so exhausting. Poked myself in the groin with the flag pole when I tried, unsuccessfully, to strike my Lightning Bolt pose, as requested by my Canadian sponsors, Lightning Rotors Inc. The Arctic Monkeys perform...
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Funny story: New athlete called Philip Sidowu to compete at London 2012

New athlete called Philip Sidowu to compete at London 2012

Plans for GB's athletics team have been thrown into confusion on the eve of the games with the appearance at the team's luke warm weather training camp in a field outside Keele Services off the M6 by the arrival of a new athlete. Looking remarkabl...
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Funny story: Usain Bolt Promises To Run 100m In "Under 8 Seconds"

Usain Bolt Promises To Run 100m In "Under 8 Seconds"

World champion 100m sprinter Mr Usain Bolt has stated publicly that he believes he can smash his own 9.58-second world record to "smithereens" at next month's London 2012 Olympic Games, and that he fully intends to regain the title he won in Beijing...
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Funny story: Usain Bolt is beaten in the 100 metres by a woman

Usain Bolt is beaten in the 100 metres by a woman

The World's Fastest Man Usain Bolt still holds the title of the World's Fastest Man, but he can longer claim to be the world's fastest human. Naima Bilal from Nairobi has shaved three quarters of a second off his time. "We were amazed," said Afric...
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Funny story: Starting Traps For The 2012 Olympic Games!

Starting Traps For The 2012 Olympic Games!

Following the false start and disqualification of Usain Bolt in the World Championships 100m athletics sprint final in Daegu the sports governing body the IAAF are to hold emergency talks with a view to changing the rules in time for the start of ne...
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Funny story: Usain Bolt false start overturned

Usain Bolt false start overturned

Under the new rules governing the one hundred metres sprint has left the world's fastest man demanding a recount. Usain Bolt fell victim to the one false start rule which meant after just one supposed false start by Bolt, he was disqualified, losi...
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Funny story: Idowu To Skip Royal Wedding

Idowu To Skip Royal Wedding

Triple Jump World Record holder Phillips Idowu is to skip the Royal Wedding on April 29th to raise funds. The Belgrave Harrier is planning to hop, step and jump along the route from Buckingham Palace to Westminster Abbey and then back to the Palac...
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Funny story: 'It's not fair, he's got no legs', moan UK Athletes

'It's not fair, he's got no legs', moan UK Athletes

The world of athletics is in turmoil as legless athlete, Oscar Pistorius runs what could be an Olympic qualification time. The debate goes on as to whether or not he should or shouldn't be allowed to enter alongside 'able-bodied' athletes, bearing in...
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Funny story: Pig Wins Three Peaks Race

Pig Wins Three Peaks Race

Everyone knows how versatile an animal the pig is. He's very tasty, for a start, a very clean animal too, but also very intelligent. They make great pets, and if you train them they will even pick the kids up from school, leaving you to enjoy doing...
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Funny story: Famous Athlete Accused of Crime He'll Get Away With Anyway

Famous Athlete Accused of Crime He'll Get Away With Anyway

(October 28, 2010 -- Chicago, IL)...Breaking news out of Chicago has shocked the sports community today as a person really famous for their participation in professional athletics was accused of doing something not considered legal. The superstar at...
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Funny story: Nigerian Athlete Passes Drugs Test

Nigerian Athlete Passes Drugs Test

There was more controversy at the Commonwealth Games in Delhi earlier today when a Nigerian athlete was given the all-clear after a drugs test. This came after earlier news that Nigeria's 400m relay runner Folashade Abugan had failed a drugs test.
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Funny story: Commonwealth Games Latest: English Team Registers 'Catalogue Of Complaints'

Commonwealth Games Latest: English Team Registers 'Catalogue Of Complaints'

Complaints about the Commonwealth Games village in Delhi really started to get into gear this morning, after England's first batch of athletes moved into the much-criticised facility on Monday. The 48 competitors from the hockey, lawn bowls and sh...
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Funny story: New Athletics Challenge

New Athletics Challenge

As Athletics teams assemble in Delhi for the Commonwealth Games they realise that there are some extra competitions to deal with. First, crossing a bridge has been made into a new event for the steeplechase. The added excitement is that the bridge...
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Banks will close even earlier on Shortest Day

Banks already close too early for most people's convenience. They will close at 11 am, on the shortest day, this year 'because we can 'says Exec.
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