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Last updated on: August 15, 2003 21:18 IST
  August 15, 2003 | 18:20 IST

Wenger threat to ban Sky

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Cattle farmer locks horns with golfers over grazing rights

A row has broken out between a golf club and a neighbouring farmer because his cows graze on the course.
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Why do they all hate me?

Nicolas Anelka last night opened his heart and asked: "Why do people detest me so much?"
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Ecclestone duped by radio pranksters

Bernie Ecclestone has been tricked by Canadian radio pranksters.
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New major, old question: What's with Tiger?

The negative body language was back -- tossed clubs, slumped shoulders, scowling face -- and so was the strangely poor play in a major championship.
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Hewitt's court battle to hot up

Troubled tennis ace Lleyton Hewitt will go to court for a bitter battle with the men's governing body, the Association of Tennis Professionals, only days after the final of the US Open.
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I am ready to wear U.S. Open crown, says Roddick

Andy Roddick says he is ready to come of age by claiming his first grand slam title at this month's U.S. Open.
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Sports talk 'n tittle-tattle

Ricky Hatton aims to make it a perfect 10 when he defends his WBU light-welterweight title against Aregentinian Aldo Rios next month writes Pat Sheehan.
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Bart shops till he drops

Fabien Barthez shopped until he dropped yesterday - and will not be shocked to be dropped tomorrow.
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Misery for Montgomerie

Oak Hill proves too tough for Woods and the Europeans invaders.
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Test ban came at 'wrong time' for Ferrari

Ferrari tester Luca Badoer didn't do nearly as many miles at a sunny Fiorano test circuit on Thursday as he would have liked.
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BMW aims to win the power game

Although we tend to focus on the massive impact that tyre choice has on F1 today, let's not forget the question of grunt, pure unadulterated horsepower.
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Some like it hot, especially Villeneuve

"The hotter it is, the happier I am," says BAR's Jacques Villeneuve ahead of next weekend's Hungarian GP.
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Bhutia move to Perak off - reports

East Bengal and Indian national team striker Baichung Bhutia's (pictured in white) loan to Malaysian club Perak has hit the buffers, according to the Indian Express.
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Women's driving ambition to join F1

British Grand Prix driver Jenson Button says women will only break into Formula One if they start racing at an earlier age.
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United legend tells Barthez to quit now

Fabien Barthez's fading career at Manchester United was dealt a new double blow last night - as he faced up to life as third-choice goalkeeper.
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Lehmann: I'm the Highbury head boy now

Goalkeeper Jens Lehmann has warned Premiership rivals he is ready to be Arsenal's secret weapon in attack.
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Merry forced out of world championships

Katharine Merry has been forced to withdraw from the world championships, which open in Paris next week, after being re-admitted to hospital early yesterday morning.
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The gossip column

All the football talk from Friday's papers
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Blackout may claim more sport events today

The Rockies found themselves smack in the middle of Thursday's massive blackout, one day after being plunged into total darkness at Olympic Stadium in Montreal.
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U.S. Women Win Pan Am Softball Gold Medal

Jennie Finch quickly noticed a problem: Cat Osterman's collar was crooked. After pitching a perfect game, Osterman had to look perfect, too.
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Maria on track for a R7m grand prize

Just 1 600m separate Maria Mutola from $1-million and she can't help thinking about it. The 800m star from Mozambique continues her solo quest for the entire $1-million (about R7-million) Golden League jackpot at the 75th anniversary Weltklasse track and field meeting in Zurich on Friday.
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