Quotes of the week

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Taylor should look at Italy. The most cosmopolitan league in the world and they've just played in the World Cup final. Sir John Hall, Newcastle chairman, on criticisms by Gordon Taylor, PFA chief executive, of the influx of foreign footballers.

Get him drunk at altitude. Nick Faldo on how to stop Nick Price.

I knew that they were out to get me. This is like the high jump without the bar. Graeme Obree, former world 4,000m pursuit champion, after being disqualified because of his riding position.

The rackets are in my bag, and they will stay there until my heart tells me to pick them up. Jim Courier threatens to quit tennis.