Month: July 2000

Seriously, it’s Richard Blackwood

Subject Comic; Fictitious Character Description I ‘m standing on the crest of a hill, around 15 miles up the coast from Montego Bay. A hot and bothered video crew waits for British comedian Richard Blackwood, who is in Jamaica to film the video for his forthcoming single. ‘1,2,3,4 […]

Following Tiger’s trail

Subject Sports; Golf Description A week after Tiger Woods strolled around Limerick Golf Club to win the J P McManus Pro-Am, Elaine Dowdall (Wexford) showed her class on the same course to win her second Lancome Ladies Intermediate championship when beating Marie Morrin from Naas 4 and 3 […]

Woods slams home his genius

Subject Golf Description Tiger Woods was formally welcomed over the threshold of the Home of Golf yesterday after a breathtaking triumph in the 129th British Open here on the Old Course. With a final round of 69 for an aggregate of 269, the 24-year-old became the youngest winner […]

Tiger gives time to homework

Subject Golf Description “Tinkering” is how Tiger Woods described it. He was referring to the visits he and his rivals have been making to the various equipment caravans here on the Old Course, so that implements will be suitably fine-tuned for one of the fastest-running championship venues of […]

Johnson has all the answers

Subject athletics; College athletics Description Michael Johnson finished his business in the 400 metres, scarcely having broken sweat, and turned his attentions back to what has been the real show of the US Olympic trials, his sulphurous spat with Maurice Greene. Creator TOM HUMPHRIES Source Publisher […]

Amaechi rejects $11m Laker offer

Subject Sports; Basketball Description John Amaechi in action for England at the European Championships. Englishman John Amaechi has turned down the chance to join the LA Lakers in a deal worth $11.34m over six years. Amaechi has decided to spurn the offer from the NBA champions to stay […]

Amaechi Staying With Magic

Subject Adventure Description John Amaechi is not the player Shaquille O’Neal is, but the Magic need him nonetheless especially after failing to lure Tim Duncan from San Antonio. Amaechi said Sunday he will re-sign with the Magic, turning down more money from the NBA champion Lakers. He called […]

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