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  1. Sport - Other Sport - RIGHT FIELD

    Bigots forced to eat humble pie

    Posted Aug 25th 2013, 12:00am by Tim Noonan

    ... by a British athlete before. Even if he finished second though, his greatness was irrefutable. At the 2012 London Olympics, he swept gold in both the 5,000 and 10,000 in his hometown and also owns the European record for the 1,500, as well as a gold in the 3,000 at the European indoor championships. Now imagine Bolt running in the 100, 200, 400 and 800 metres. It will never happen ...

  2. Sport - Tennis - RIGHT FIELD

    Finally, Perry can rest in peace

    Posted Jul 14th 2013, 12:00am by Tim Noonan

    ... the results speak for themselves. He won a gold medal at the 2012 Olympics in London and his first grand slam victory at last year's US Open. In both cases, Murray exhibited a maturity ...

  3. Sport - Other Sport - RIGHT FIELD

    A little distraction can help healing

    Posted Apr 28th 2013, 12:00am by Tim Noonan

    ... winning in 2004, while the Bruins' glory days were in the early 1970s. The Patriots were largely insignificant before 2001 and even the mighty Celtics, the NBA gold standard with 17 ...

  4. Sport - Other Sport - RIGHT FIELD

    West is best as sun sets on East

    Posted Apr 07th 2013, 12:00am by Tim Noonan

    ... the Los Angeles Dodgers. By next season the Dodgers payroll, currently at US$216 million, will top even the Yankees. They are the new gold standard in baseball and have made it clear that money ...

  5. Sport - Other Sport - RIGHT FIELD

    We can't resist a train wreck

    Posted Feb 24th 2013, 12:00am by Tim Noonan

    ... excelled at them. With his carbon fibre blades he became a dominant force on the track, winning gold in the 100, 200 and 400 metres at the 2008 Paralympics in Beijing. Four years later, amid ...

  6. Sport - Other Sport - RIGHT FIELD

    IOC has sold soul to the (TV) devil

    Posted Feb 17th 2013, 12:00am by Tim Noonan

    ... Mamiashvili, who is president of the Russian Wrestling Federation and a former gold medallist. No doubt the sport needs to be more palatable. But if the future of the Olympics means a medal around ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - RIGHT FIELD

    Right Field: Streets of San Francisco are paved with sporting gold

    Posted Feb 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Tim Noonan

    ... Tim Noonan tim.noonan@scmp.com Californian city is blessed with spectacular landscapes, a booming economy and, now, championship-calibre sports teams Streets of San Fran are lined with gold The traffic in the San Francisco Bay Area is so brutal, it robs you of your spirit. And when you wander around the city you spend most of your days dodging endless panhandlers. Of course ...

  8. Sport - Other Sport - RIGHT FIELD

    Right field: A power play we can do without

    Posted Oct 14th 2012, 12:00am by Tim Noonan

    ... of the equation for a moment and look at the finances and the bottom line. But if we took passion out of the equation then we wouldn't be fans. Stern is the acknowledged gold standard ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - RIGHT FIELD

    Lack of transparency on mainland at root of Liu Xiang conspiracy theories

    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Tim Noonan

    ... the strings for 1.3 billion people. While it might be convenient, it's not necessarily the truth. When hurdler Liu Xiang, the surprising 2004 Olympic gold medallist, pulled his Achilles tendon ... the bottom of my heart," he pleaded, "I want to say sorry to those who support me." Surprisingly, not many were buying it with one blogger invoking a parable: the bird with gold tied ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - RIGHT FIELD

    Maradona at China helm would be irresistible

    Posted Aug 26th 2012, 12:00am by Tim Noonan

    ... of speed skaters to win a bunch of Olympic gold medals. Actually they don't find gold medal speed skaters; they make them. Because there is not much creativity involved in skating around ...



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