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Category Archives: Sports
If Russia will ever seek to dominate the world, you can’t say you haven’t been warned:
Exact date of the 2022 World Cup: uncertain, because FIFA was surprised by the existence of hot climate on the Arabian peninsula in mid-summer, when Football World Cups are traditionally held. Amount of bribes paid by Qatar to FIFA members: … Continue reading
I never understood American Football. I once stayed with a friend in Kentucky for a couple of days who tried to explain it to me while watching endless matches, but the minutiae of the rules never stuck with me for … Continue reading
Excuses? None. So I will go for a run in the sun. That should be fun!
On 12 May 2013, I participated in a half marathon at beautiful Trakai in Lithuania. There were four laps, 5 km each, around the small town and along the shoreline of the lakes. It was very well organised and it was … Continue reading
Whistleblower (will be prosecuted): Whistleblower (won’t be prosecuted):
I am not fat, but I am not thin either. I have never been particularly concerned about my weight, as I measured my health by my ability to walk or run long distances. In my book, whether you are fat … Continue reading
Some of my American friends have tried already to explain American Football to me, but I have always forgotten the fine minutiae of the rules even before the match was over. To somebody more accustomed to European football, it just … Continue reading
Number of Tour de France victories by Lance Armstrong: zero Number of my Tour de France victories: zero But I achieved the same result as Lance Armstrong with much less sweat and toil and with fewer lawsuits.