Category Archives: sports

Espanya són els campions d’Europa! (Spain are the champions of Europe!)

Espanya batia Alemanya 1-0 a la final de l’Euro 2008! Els espanyols prenen a casa el trofeu després d’un buit llarg de 44 anys. Fernando Torres marcava l’únic gol del llumí en la primera part. Era un joc bonic! L’equip … Continue reading

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The expansionist meme

Axinia tagged me for this meme. I don’t like doing memes, but I have decided to do it as I don’t want to disappoint her. I’m not tagging anyone, though. One religious work from a non-familiar tradition you’ll read: I … Continue reading

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Croatia stun Germany and Austria salvage a draw against Poland

Finally, I managed to watch two complete Euro 2008 games yesterday. I could not post this after the matches got over as it was too late. It’s too late to write match reviews now, so I’ll just write a summary. … Continue reading

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Adeus Guga!

Gustavo Kuerten, a former World No. 1 tennis player from Brazil and a three-time winner of the French Open, has bid farewell to professional tennis. Read more about the career of this tennis pro from Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brasil in … Continue reading

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Cristiano Ronaldo gets another award!

Cristiano Ronaldo,who plays as a winger for Manchester United in the English Premier League has been voted as the Footballer of the Year by the Football Writers’ Association.Ronaldo has already received numerous awards.Click on the link to read more about … Continue reading

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Danica does it!

Danica Sue Patrick has become the first woman driver to win a major closed course race with her recent win in the 2008 Indy Japan 300.Click here to read more about the career of this American racer. Danica Sue Patrick … Continue reading

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Ro . . . Ro . . . Romário!

One of my favourite footballers has retired from competitive football. You can read all about the outstanding career of Romário de Souza Faria on this wikipedia article. The first time I watched most of the matches of any soccer tournament … Continue reading

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