What a fine mess English cricket finds itself in. Yet for supporters of a certain age, the last two months in Australia have just been a return to normal service.
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Thursday 01 August 2013
Shocking admission by former Arsenal player is down to his on-going issues with alcohol and gambling causing his family to fear for his life
Tuesday 30 July 2013
The celebrated belvedere was nowhere to be seen as racegoers convened here under soggy panamas, and they soon discovered that the favourite for the big race had also disappeared into the clouds. But the imposing young colt who replaced Aljamaaheer at the head of the market conversely found the easing conditions very much to his taste.
Thursday 18 July 2013
If you ever saw Hulk Hogan beat “Rowdy” Roddy Piper, you’ll know that pro wrestling is nothing if not predictable. But even fans who keep a ringside eye on their muscle-bound heroes would struggle to forecast the outcomes of 38 straight WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) bouts in a row.
Thursday 18 July 2013
Since beginning his posts he has correctly selected the winner 38 times out of 38
Friday 12 July 2013
I've long been concerned about the growing ease of being able to gamble online. Just a quick flash of the plastic and you could soon be hundreds of pounds in debt.
Thursday 11 July 2013
Outlook Could seven years of darkness finally be lifting over European… well, primarily British, online gambling companies? Since George Bush in effect made their businesses illegal in 2006, banging up a fair few British businessmen on the way, the sector has been a shadow of its former frontiersman self.
Ashes 2013: Mitchell Starc, James Faulkner and James Pattinson - Australians cannot wait to ‘unleash’ their dogs of war, says Brad Haddin
Tuesday 09 July 2013
Australia are preparing to unleash a battery of fast bowlers to imperil England in the Ashes. The way their wicketkeeper and vice-captain Brad Haddin told it on Monday, it is as if they are keeping them in a locked cage on the Yorkshire moors, before releasing them to do their worst.
Wednesday 03 July 2013
The company that operates Boris bikes, prisons and hospitals was a picture of health yesterday following news of a big contract win in the US.
Tuesday 02 July 2013
Payday lending advertising could be banned under hard-hitting new rules being considered by the new City Watchdog.
Bingo for biscuits players arrested in Portugal after police raided pub and found Brits playing 'games of luck and chance'
Tuesday 25 June 2013
Albufeira landlady has been fined 700 euros for 'illegal gambling'
Sunday 16 June 2013
Google has marked Father's Day with an interactive Google Doodle.
Monday 10 June 2013
Newham, east London - which has six bookies' per square mile - takes firm to court
Thursday 06 June 2013
A Florida woman who let another customer move into a queue in front of her, thereby missing out on lottery numbers that went on to win a $590.5m (£379m) jackpot, has said she has no hard feelings.
Monday 03 June 2013
The programme also asked guests to debate whether Balding should present horse racing shows topless
Macau raises the stakes: The exclusive Galaxy Sky 32 casino is only for gamblers who risk £1 million
Thursday 30 May 2013
Like a bet? Got a spare £1.07million? Well the Sky 32 venue is for you.
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Elif Shafak: Turkish author warns against rise of British nationalism
Most people think legal tax avoidance is just as wrong as illegal tax evasion, poll suggests
Nigel Farage promises Ukip will not 'stigmatise' would-be migrants – and says he wants 'everyone to speak the same language'
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- 2 Kate Moss: Previously unpublished nude photo revealed by Mert and Marcus
- 4 World Book Day: Boy 'excluded' from school after dressing up as Fifty Shades' Christian Grey
- 5 Bad Jews poster 'censored' on London Tube