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Going for Gold

Well, the Olympics are over. One of the primary news items here for the last two weeks has been Australia’s comparatively lacklustre performance in the gold medal stakes in the Olympics. Australia won 16 gold medals at the 2000 Olympics, 17 gold at the 2004 Olympics and 14 gold at the 2008 Olympics. In the […]

London Olympic Souvenir Edition Funnie

‘Dirty’ Protest

Naked Rambler Stephen Gough has walked free from prison after six years locked up for refusing to wear clothes. The 53-year-old said he was looking forward to seeing his children for the first time in years. A naked Mr Gough was spoken to by police as he was freed from Perth Prison, but was allowed […]

Peace Through Sport

Security for the Olympics has not been compromised by the failure of G4S to recruit enough security staff, London 2012 chairman Lord Coe has said. It emerged last Wednesday that 3,500 troops were being drafted in to plug gaps in staff provision. “We will work very hard, we will remedy this – security will not […]