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  • Messi was king of ’09 but Becks bestrode the decade

    By Andy Cole 31 December 2009 The middle of the most remarkable Premier League season we’ve ever had is as good a time as any to reflect on a great 2009, and a defining decade for England’s top division. Not that England’s top division has a monopoly on magnificent talent, which leads me nicely to […]

  • Ten for 10: fearless predictions for next year

    By Nick Harris 31 December 2009 Ten for 2010. ONE) The Ivory Coast will go further in the summer’s World Cup that any African nation at any previous World Cup. If Didier Drogba arrives fit and well and not too despondent from missing out on the Premier League title, they could even win it, although […]

  • Chelsea’s debt write-off raises doubts over future

    By Nick Harris 30 December 2009 Chelsea continue to lose money at a greater rate than any other football club in England, with today’s financial figures showing a £44.4m loss for the year 2008-09. That news was made worse by a reduction in income over the period, down year-on-year from £213.1m to £206.4m, at a […]

  • Tiger tales thrive in an information vacuum

    30 December 2009 Furman Bisher is a retired sports columnists, former Sports Illustrated journalist and veteran golf writer, and this blog posting from him about Tiger Woods has caused a right old rumpus. Tiger’s agent Mark Steinberg says the content of the Bisher blog is inaccurate; it is not a million miles from the core […]

  • China aiming to make strides at the 2012 Games . . . in race walking

    29 December 2009 It’s never to early to get a steer on what your rivals are planning ahead of an Olympic Games. So it’s worth noting this little snippet of news from Beijing today about where the Chinese are focussing their athletic resources ahead of the 2012 Olympics in London – on race walking. There […]

  • The stories that rocked sport in 2009

    29 December 2009 The New York Times calls it an annual “meeting of minds” but their round-up of top-class opinion on the sports stories of 2009 just re-emphasises how our little corners of the planet see things so very differently. That’s why Japan winning at baseball was as huge there as Terry Henry’s notorious handball […]

  • Spot the ball park: No1

    Can you identify the sporting arena? We take an aerial view of a ball park, football stadium, marathon course, golf course, Games venue, race track, iconic arena, athletic theatre (some literally theatres), pitch, park, stretch of water or wherever else sport takes place. And we ask you to identify it with the help of a […]

  • Ponting on the cusp on becoming Australia’s winning-most captain in history

    27 December 2009 If Ricky Ponting’s Australia can beat Pakistan in the first Test, it will make him the most successful captain in the history of cricket’s most successful nation, something pondered by Malcolm Conn in the Australian today (28 December), and by Greg Baum in The Age before the Test started. Mention of Ponting […]

  • Socceroos urged to hop it to Europe if they want to play at the World Cup

    27 December 2009 Pim Verbeek, the head coach of Australia’s football team, has hinted heavily that any player wanting to make it into his 23-man squad for the 2010 World Cup finals will need to be playing club football at a decent level in Europe between January and the summer. “On May 11, I will […]

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