Basketball: A coroner in Melbourne, Australia, has called for slam dunks to be banned in the state of Victoria after a teenager died attempting one. The death was caused by the basketball pole and ring collapsing on the player as he slammed the ball into the net.
Dunking: Three workers from the McVitie's plant at Tollcross, Glasgow, have won the world's first biscuit-dunking championships held in their home town last weekend. Their winning total was 37 biscuits in a minute. A team from Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire, finished one biscuit behind. The event was the climax of National Dunking Week.Reuse content