Recent Posts by dng

September 30

In search of Dieguito.: Inside every fat man, they say, there is a thin man trying to get out. In the case of Maradona, it seems, there is an even fatter man trying to get in.

posted by dng to soccer at 09:24 PM - 20 comments

August 28

The joy of heavy men in bulging leotards : Faster, higher, stronger. Weightlifting is the perfect Olympic sport: no messing about, no judges' errors. The men's over-105kg weightlifting does exactly what it says on the tin - men over 105kg lift weights. Heavy ones.

posted by dng to other at 04:21 PM - 6 comments

July 25

Rebirth of a nation: how the 1954 World Cup final brought Germany back to life.

posted by dng to soccer at 06:24 PM - 0 comments

June 19

Holland 2 - 3 Czech Republic: A simply astonishing match.

posted by dng to soccer at 05:23 PM - 23 comments

June 12

Greece beat Portugal.: Euro 2004 starts with an upset.

posted by dng to soccer at 06:09 PM - 7 comments

April 27

Every game should have a winner.: Sepp Blatter wants to get rid of drawn matches. And just when the American league was going to finally allow them.

posted by dng to soccer at 10:57 AM - 23 comments

March 02

Houllier stunned by death threat.: Merseyside police have launched a criminal investigation after the Liverpool manager Gérard Houllier received an anonymous death threat.

posted by dng to soccer at 07:11 PM - 4 comments

February 19

Two promotion-chasing Indian football teams have been suspended for cheating,: after scoring an incredible 116 goals between them in their final games of the season.

posted by dng to soccer at 06:34 AM - 4 comments

February 14

Marco Pantani found dead.: Pantani, winner of the 98 Tour de France, was banned for failing a drug test in 1999, and has since been treated for drug addiction and depression. No cause of death is given in the report. He was 34.

posted by dng to other at 06:19 PM - 4 comments