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Forward passing banned by FIFA

Funny story: Forward passing banned by FIFA

They've gone ahead and done it. After fewer and fewer examples of the ball actually being kicked up the pitch towards the opponent's goal in the latest Euro 2016 Championships, FIFA have taken the bull by the horns and banned all forward passing...

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Murray to change name by deed poll for Wimbledon title defence.

Funny story: Murray to change name by deed poll for Wimbledon title defence.

Wimbledon champion, Andy Murray will have a new name when next Summer's tennis comes to SW19. The dunblane born player will change his name by deed poll to become Andy Murray's-deep-fried-Mars-bars for the duration of the tournament. This move...

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Geoffrey Boycott's mother selected for 5th Ashes test

Funny story: Geoffrey Boycott's mother selected for 5th Ashes test

Well finally, the England cricket selectors have listened. In a surprise announcement today, it has been revealed that Mrs Boycott, better known to the cricketing world as 'my mum' from son Geoffrey's constant referral to her, will make her Englan...

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Beckham announces retirement from modelling all forms of underpants

Funny story: Beckham announces retirement from modelling all forms of underpants

The modelling world was shocked today at the news that David Beckham had finally called it a day on his international underpants modelling career. While many in New York, London and Milan had expected this news for some time, the announcement of h...

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Secret ball boy training revealed as priority for Premier League academies

Funny story: Secret ball boy training revealed as priority for Premier League academies

No wonder the academy system at our top clubs is failing. The reason? An insider has revealed that all the millions ploughed into the academy system over the last decade has not been invested in developing the England players of the future, as man...

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Spielberg based Jurassic Park Velociraptors on England fast bowler Bob Willis

Funny story: Spielberg based Jurassic Park Velociraptors on England fast bowler Bob Willis

Fans of the former Surrey, Warwickshire and England fast bowler Bob Willis, missing from the current T20 Cricket World Cup TV commentary teams, have been forced to hunt him down on the Internet. But hunting him down is a very appropriate phrase, a...

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Goalkeepers no longer allowed to catch ball - New season law change missed by media

Funny story: Goalkeepers no longer allowed to catch ball - New season law change missed by media

While the football media concentrated on the season's new law change mandating that the colour of tape used by players must match the colour of their socks, everyone appeared to miss an even more important adjustment. 2 weekends into the new seaso...

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Bolt puts success down to 'all those mushy peas' during Bradford childhood

Funny story: Bolt puts success down to 'all those mushy peas' during Bradford childhood

While the bars stayed open late in Jamaica, after the 200m success of Usian Bolt and his team-mates last night, the fish and chip shops of Manningham was where the greatest celebration took place. It has been revealed that Bolt is yet another succ...

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David Beckham confirmed as derny rider in Olympic Keirin event

Funny story: David Beckham confirmed as derny rider in Olympic Keirin event

While many are still stunned about David Beckham's omission from Team GB's football team, it has been confirmed that the former Manchester United and England star has been taking part in London 2012 after all. However, his role has surprised many...

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James Taylor recruits Carole King to help with 2nd Test debut preparations

Funny story: James Taylor recruits Carole King to help with 2nd Test debut preparations

James and Carole. It's a partnership we all remember from the early 1970's as Laurel Canyon spawned numerous now iconic bands and performers in those heady Hotel Californian days. With the news that the famous US singer songwriter James Taylor has...

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Athletes to post on Facebook while they are competing

Funny story: Athletes to post on Facebook while they are competing

In previous Olympic Games, it has always been the spectators who have come to watch (and photograph) the athletes and not the other way around. But while many London 2012 athletes were forced to stay in their rooms because the Opening Ceremony was pa...

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New athlete called Philip Sidowu to compete at London 2012

Funny story: 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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Athletes to eat Big Macs and Coca-Cola only for London 2012

Funny story: Athletes to eat Big Macs and Coca-Cola only for London 2012

Fearful of the possibility that to much health food will be consumed at the upcoming Olympic Games, drastic action has been taken a newly established regulatory body at the heart of the operations directorate of London 2012. The Committe for Organ...

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Weep Breaks to be introduced for all Grand Slam tennis tournaments from 2013

Funny story: Weep Breaks to be introduced for all Grand Slam tennis tournaments from 2013

The pressures of competition have become so great on today's professional tennis tours that the players just can't take it any more. Following an explosion of crying by top players over the last 2 weeks in the latest Grand Slam tennis tournament,...

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Owl impression by top female star leads tennis authorities to act

Funny story: Owl impression by top female star leads tennis authorities to act

Following her admission that she has not been grunting on the courts of the professional tennis tour but impersonating her pet owl, Frederick, a well known top female tennis star has blown the lid off the grunting debate that has been dominating wome...

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Wenger hires professional bottom-wipers to save exhausted Arsenal players

Funny story: Wenger hires professional bottom-wipers to save exhausted Arsenal players

As high oil prices threaten world-wide financial stability, another energy crisis is unfolding closer to home. With Arsenal's top players 'running on empty', according to Manager Arsene Wenger, the Gunners' Chief has been forced to implement anoth...

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Retired Golden Girl sparks Toon Premier League surge

Funny story: Retired Golden Girl sparks Toon Premier League surge

Who would have thought it, The Toon at 4th place in the Premier League? No, it's the playmaker who is making it all happen. An American actress better known for her biting performances in a famous TV comedy sitcom is the driving force behind Newca...

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Tevez spared from nail biting charge as new regime takes effect at City

Funny story: Tevez spared from nail biting charge as new regime takes effect at City

The one remaining member of the Carlos Tevez fan club was relieved today. A local Mancunian, Kier Jurabsheahan, who is so besotted with the Argentine striker that he has had his name changed by deed poll to make him sound more like Tevez's long ti...

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Philadelphia Eagles Only Need 2-Passenger Corvette For Official White House Visit After Winning Super Bowl Team

The delegation was the team coach who lost the coin toss and the team driver. The rest boycotted.
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