Quotes of the Week: Sport

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I just shot the lights out - it was perfect golf. I am in awe of myself. It's the most fun I've ever had on a golf course. Greg Norman, after winning the Open championship.

He was so competitive in the field but, regardless of how he performed, he was the first person in your dressing-room afterwards. Not many people can do that, me included, if you have had a bad day. Allan Border on Ian Botham.

I want to have a better Test record than my dad. Liam, Botham's son, on his debut for Hampshire seconds.

We win here two years running then they dig up the pitch. I'm not impressed. Graham Gooch on the pitch preparations at Headingley for the fourth Test.

You people call it sledging if two guys stare at each other. Allan Border, Australian captain, after his side's warning.

People working for bookmakers would pay a minimum of pounds 5,000 to have a horse doped. You couldn't really say no. I've had a gun put to my head. The Needleman, anonymous character on BBC2 programme On The Line.

Alan will sell only when hell freezes over. Venables can forget it. Nick Hewer, Alan Sugar's PR, on the prospect of Terry Venables buying out Sugar's stake in Tottenham Hotspur.

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