I thought Sledging was an Olympic sport?

India is the spiritual home of all cricketers. Every space in India, young boys and girls are playing the game. But how can Sri Lanka be seeing off the famous Aussies. We are the best in the world with the exception of a few South African batters. England invented the game but they are history. … [Read the full story]

Anecdotal thoughts of Jim Aborwhear

Saw my GP on Friday, first time in 6 years. Explained that I’d had gout previously but that I thought that this time round I’d got it in the knee’s (left one a few weeks ago and the right one was playing up now). GP – You can’t get gout in the knee JA – … [Read the full story]

Elbow to record soundtrack for London Olympics

Elbow have been chosen to record the BBC’s soundtrack for the London 2012 Olympic Games. The band, who released their fifth album ‘Build A Rocket Boys!’ earlier this year, have composed a six-minute long track, which will be used by the BBC as the theme for all their Olympic coverage. Speaking to BBC News, Elbow … [Read the full story]

Polly deservedly wins Mercury Prize over Adele

Her albums 19 and 21 have become worldwide sensations, with her second record placing in the British charts for 18 consecutive weeks. But Adele was snubbed at the Barclaycard Mercury Prize ceremony, despite being hotly-tipped to take home the prestigious award. Instead, singer-songwriter PJ Harvey, who had first won the award ten years ago, was … [Read the full story]

Up in it to your Elbow-s

It’s a rare band that can give an intimate performance in front of 9,000 people…but Elbow have clearly mastered the skill. Wandering across the stage in Birmingham, England, with a pint in his hand, suited Guy Garvey makes for a charming, cheeky host. Later in the show, he even pauses to pour cocktails for the … [Read the full story]

Bogut will have surgery when season ends

Australia’s Andrew Bogut says he will likely undergo surgery on his troublesome right elbow as soon as Milwaukee Bucks’ season ends. Bogut dislocated the elbow during 2010 in a sickening season-ending injury that also forced him out of the world basketball championships in Turkey, but with his shooting percentage slipping from 58 per cent two … [Read the full story]