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Re: The Miscellaneous Sports Thread
« Reply #120 on: November 22, 2013, 05:34:19 pm »
Magnus Carlsen has won the world championship in chess. Norway swiftly goes mental; NRK cancels a showing of cross-country skiing to celebrate.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-25057654

Does of the resident Norwegian have a video link with commentary? One of my favourite Norwegian things is Norwegian commentators when they win.

Indeed, who could forget:

"Maggie Tatcher, your Boys TooK One HEll Of a BEeting"

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I believe the guy is sadly now dead.
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Re: The Miscellaneous Sports Thread
« Reply #121 on: March 11, 2014, 11:49:06 am »
The way the Danish media is hyping Kevin Magnussen he can only end up failing spectacularly, perhaps even going off track in the first lap in Australia.
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« Reply #122 on: March 16, 2014, 09:09:20 am »
The way the Danish media is hyping Kevin Magnussen he can only end up failing spectacularly, perhaps even going off track in the first lap in Australia.

So a podium finish in his first race, and with Ricciardo disqualified he gets the 2nd position. Not bad.

Now the hype can truly commence.
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Re: The Miscellaneous Sports Thread
« Reply #123 on: April 24, 2014, 02:42:29 pm »
O'Sullivan is getting trashed by Perry. :huh:
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Re: The Miscellaneous Sports Thread
« Reply #124 on: June 06, 2014, 05:37:31 am »
Wiggins dumped by Team Sky. :o I hope Froome crashes out in the first stage. :angry:
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Re: The Miscellaneous Sports Thread
« Reply #125 on: June 06, 2014, 07:35:33 am »
Wiggins dumped by Team Sky. :o I hope Froome crashes out in the first stage. :angry:

Damn, the organisers show give him a single wildcard (with Gaelic fair, draw up a special rule on the spot)
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« Reply #126 on: June 07, 2014, 06:32:15 am »
Riis offered Froome a contract in 2011, but Froome declined because for the contract talks Riis had invited him and his father to a night club. :lol:
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Re: The Miscellaneous Sports Thread
« Reply #127 on: June 07, 2014, 05:26:23 pm »
Good luck California Chrome. :cool:
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Re: The Miscellaneous Sports Thread
« Reply #128 on: June 07, 2014, 06:18:20 pm »
Read that it's been 30 some years since the last Triple Crown winner, but before that there was a Triple Crown in four out of the five preceding years.
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Re: The Miscellaneous Sports Thread
« Reply #129 on: June 07, 2014, 06:31:52 pm »
Riis offered Froome a contract in 2011, but Froome declined because for the contract talks Riis had invited him and his father to a night club. :lol:

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They should now make the same offer to Bradley Wiggins, Id bet he'd be up for it.
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Re: The Miscellaneous Sports Thread
« Reply #130 on: June 07, 2014, 07:18:34 pm »
Too bad about California Chrome.

Maria Sharapova won the French Open though. :perv:

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Re: The Miscellaneous Sports Thread
« Reply #131 on: June 07, 2014, 07:30:57 pm »
Good luck California Chrome. :cool:

What a stupid sport. I had about the same level of excitement as when I watch the beer brats race between innings in Milwaukee. 2.5 minutes is too long, imo.
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Re: The Miscellaneous Sports Thread
« Reply #132 on: June 07, 2014, 07:35:19 pm »


Maria Sharapova won the French Open though. :perv:

I liked her better when she was 16 and grunting.
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Re: The Miscellaneous Sports Thread
« Reply #133 on: June 07, 2014, 08:44:25 pm »
What a stupid sport.
:mad:  Maligning horse racing is the same as maligning Kentucky.  You're not to do that again, sirrah.
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Re: The Miscellaneous Sports Thread
« Reply #134 on: June 07, 2014, 09:16:35 pm »
:mad:  Maligning horse racing is the same as maligning Kentucky.  You're not to do that again, sirrah.

Kentucky has had many things to distinguish it in sports. Kentucky basketball, Howard Schnellenberger, Bear Bryant, and Jared Lorenzen. It really doesn't need to leave the human species to find an identity.

I'm not disparaging the Kentucky Derby, btw, which from what I understand is a hell of a party.
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