Tag Alberto Contador

The Dumbest Sports Personalities of 2011

Tonight the BBC will host its annual Sports Personality of the Year awards, from the glamorous surroundings of MediaCityUK, Salford Keys. This year SPOTY has even bigger problems than living up to one of broadcasting’s most unfortunate acronyms. Women up… Continue Reading →

Blood, Sweat and Tears

Alberto Contador belatedly attempted to reignite his defence of the Tour de France by punching an aggressive heckler on the Alpe d’Huez. But 24 hours later, his great rival Andy Schleck took the real body blow when the race was… Continue Reading →

Letting the Side Down

The only thing that sustains England football fans through another long, dark night of the soul is their collective disdain for whoever happens to be coaching the team. Tonight the BBC will mark another year of sporting endeavour by handing… Continue Reading →

The fast and the furious

This summer it looks as though the recipe for a great sporting event must include a soupcon of controversy, a hint of madness, a dash of celebrity and, of course, a Spanish winner. The World Cup gave us tuneless vuvuzelas,… Continue Reading →

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