Wimbledon Archive

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    Sports officials take aim at grunting, sweating and cupping

    Tweet HEINUS – LONDON  Ian Ritchie, director of the Wimbledon tennis tournament, has complained to the British media that female tennis players were “spoiling” tennis by excessive grunting while playing. Other sports directors were quick to agree with Ritchie, with most adding their own complaints […]

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    Rejected code names for bin Laden

    Tweet HEINUS – NEW YORK Some native Americans were reportedly offended by the White House’s use of ‘Geronimo’ as the code name for Osama bin Laden during the Navy Seal Team 6 hit operation. Geronimo was the name of a 19th century Apache chief who […]

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    Longest tennis match was actually Woody Allen film shoot

    Tweet The world watched for three days what appeared to be the world’s longest tennis match between American John Isner and Frenchman Nicolas Mahut unfold at the All-England Club in Wimbledon in late June. But today film director Woody Allen revealed that the match was […]

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