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Greatest shot of all time

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BY NO ONE’S standards has this year’s US Open been a classic.

Rain has severely hampered several days play, resulting in the men’s final taking place on Monday for the second year running and Wimbledon’s grand fromages looking smug.

The re-emergence of Kim Clijsters and the semi-final histrionics of Serena Williams have provided the only major notes of interest.

That is until last night’s semi-final between Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic. Read the rest of this entry »

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Written by Andrew Brook

September 14, 2009 at 10:40 am

Gender bender row overshadows gold medal

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SOUTH African teenager Caster Semenya strode to glory at the World Athletics Championship on Wednesday with a brilliant 800m performance.

Usain Bolt equally dominated the 100m and 200m.

Bolt was immediately lauded as an icon, one of the greatest athletes of all time.

Semenya is derided as a man, running in a female event. Read the rest of this entry »

The good, the bad and Sue Barker

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A LONG overdue list for The Sporting Chameleon.

Quite simply the ten best and worst things of Wimbledon 2009. Read the rest of this entry »

Tennis player blames defeat on time of the month

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SIXTH-SEED Jelena Jankovic was today shockingly knocked out of Wimbledon by American teenager Melanie Oudin.

And Jankovic came up with an unusual excuse for the defeat in her post-match press conference. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Andrew Brook

June 27, 2009 at 10:49 pm