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Pietersen injury highlights a wider problem for the game

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KEVIN PIETERSEN has been forced out of the rest of this summer’s Ashes series with an achilles injury.

The loss of their best batsman is a huge loss for England.

And it now means, following Andrew Flintoff’s looming retirement (although Flintoff will limp through the rest of the series), the IPL has cost England probably their two best players and definitely their two most marketable. Read the rest of this entry »

Day for heroes

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THE Tour de France is possibly the most heroic, treble-hard sporting event on the planet.

Everyday a group goes for broke and takes off down the road.

Everyday you are cheering them, imploring them to stay ahead, but everyday they are reeled in by the masses.

Staging a breakaway in the Tour de France is sporting suicide.

Not today. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Andrew Brook

July 10, 2009 at 7:40 pm