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Rafael Nadal aux guignols de l’info (humour dopage) | Buzz (2)

February 9, 2012 Leave a comment

Rafael Nadal never pays for petrol” and “Spanish sportsmen don’t win by accident”, say this video, also from the French satirical puppet show Les Guignols de L’info.

Strange Random Doping Quote:

Without the use of drugs our athletes are like drivers of a racing car with one gear less than their rivals. – Harvey Smith (1967)

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Rafael Nadal aux guignols de l’info (humour dopage) | Buzz (1)

February 9, 2012 Leave a comment

L’association des sportifs espagnols est furieuse après la diffusion sur Canal+ de deux sketches des guignols mettant en scène Rafael Nadal. Ces deux vidéos font suite à la suspension pour dopage du cycliste Alberto Contador et n’épargnent pas le tennisman de Majorque !

Rafael Nadal and other Spanish sportsmen sign a petition in favour of Alberto Contador.

Strange Random Doping Quote:

On the reduction of his drug ban – Ben Johnson must still be the fastest human in the world. He served a lifetime sentence in just two years. – Mike Littwin Baltimore Sun






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BBC Sport – Tennis – Rafael Nadal wins US Open to seal career Grand Slam

September 14, 2010 1 comment
Rafael Nadal against Nicolás Almagro in the 20...

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Rafael Nadal joined the ranks of the all-time greats of tennis as he beat Novak Djokovic to win the US Open and complete his set of Grand Slam titles.The Spaniard, 24, won a rain-interrupted final 6-4 5-7 6-4 6-2 at Flushing Meadows in New York.Nadal’s first US Open victory takes him to nine Grand Slam titles.And he becomes only the seventh man in history to complete the set of majors – Wimbledon, the French, Australian and US Opens.Nadal joins Roger Federer, Andre Agassi, Roy Emerson, Rod Laver, Don Budge and Fred Perry in having swept the board, and also becomes the first man since Laver in 1969 to win the French Open, Wimbledon and US Open in the same year.

via BBC Sport – Tennis – Rafael Nadal wins US Open to seal career Grand Slam.

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Strange Random Tennis Quote:

Good shot, bad luck and hell are the five basic words to be used in a game of tennis, though these, of course, can be slightly amplified. – Virginia Graham


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