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Who Will Light The Olympic Flame Odds

Friday will see the official opening of the games at the Olympic Stadium in London. As always the Olympic Flame will burn for the duration of the games, the flame commemorates the theft of fire from the Greek god Zeus by Prometheus. The big…

Suspicious Olympic Betting Monitored Closely

As the London 2012 Olympic Games rapidly approaches the IOC has announced it will work closely with British authorities to monitor betting over the period of the games. IOC Director General Christophe De Kepper said "Experts are telling us…

Paddy Power Pays Out Over £1 Million

Heartbreak was in store yet again last night as England went crashing out of Euro 2012 after the game went to penalties. Despite taking the lead in penalties, when both Ashley Young and Ashley Cole missed their chances, Italy went through and…
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Ladbrokes Riot Proof TV

Sports betting firm Ladbrokes has responded to a ‘Facebook group called Ladbrokes don’t f*** about when it comes to TV brackets’ who have asked the firm to Auction the TV seen by millions resisting the best efforts of the London Looters…
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Billie Jean King – Tennis Legend

Billie Jean King (nee Moffitt) was born in 1943 in Long Beach, California. Father, Bill, worked for the Long Beach Fire Dept and Mom was a housewife. Kings brother, Randy Moffitt became a professional basketball player and played for some thirteen…

King George ~ A Race To Savour

In sport, there is often plenty of hype ahead of major events, but it is most unlikely that Saturday's Group1 King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Royal Ascot won't live up to all Horse racing betting expectations, writes Elliot Slater. The…

Steward Enquiries To Be Televised

The latest trial in the world of horseracing is the televising of Stewards Enquiries. This is has been put forward at the suggestion of Racing for Change, a project led by Racing Enterprises Limited (REL) which aims to review the way racing…

Bookmakers Minimum Deposit

Let me tell you something, I'm no high roller, for me betting is more about being right rather than making a quick killing. I prefer to keep my bets small, I hate seeing my whole bankroll disappear because of a dodgy refereeing decision. If…

Giggs Wins BBC Sports Personality of the Year

The most decorated footballer in English football history has scooped yet another accolade in the form of the BBC Sports Personality of the Year. Ryan Giggs, the Manchester United winger was clearly shocked as his name was called on Sunday…

Denman, A Living Legend

If you haven't heard of Denman then I can only assume that you've been living under a rock. If you need a little refresher on this magnificent horse then here goes... Denman, nicknamed ‘The Tank’ is proving that despite his heart scare…
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Can A.P. Finally Do It In 2010?

Always the bridesmaid and never the bride is how some people look at A.P. McCoy when it comes to the Aintree Grand National. If he rides again in April 2010, which no doubt he will, it will be his ninth attempt at a much-coveted win and one…