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Forum: Sport Yesterday, 17:09
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Posted By grassmarket
I'm sure there'll be plenty time for the...

I'm sure there'll be plenty time for the highlights during the evening broadcasts. I mean, it wouldn't be like the BBC to fill up any gaps in the action with meaningless babble instead of actual...
Forum: Sport Yesterday, 17:07
Replies: 1,793
Views: 82,328
Posted By grassmarket
Dunno about the Friday, but Saturday was sold...

Dunno about the Friday, but Saturday was sold out, although obviously there's never 100% takeup.
Forum: Sport Yesterday, 17:00
Replies: 1,793
Views: 82,328
Posted By grassmarket
Wikipedia says athletics capacity is now 60,000,...

Wikipedia says athletics capacity is now 60,000, football is 54,000.
Forum: Sport Yesterday, 16:50
Replies: 13
Views: 886
Posted By grassmarket
First bit of success for GB - Jack Burnell gets...

First bit of success for GB - Jack Burnell gets 5th in the men's 10K open water swim, which is a place for Rio for him. Daniel Hogg was only 14th, so likely won't get a place. Women's 10K race is...
Forum: Sport Yesterday, 16:39
Replies: 4,353
Views: 207,501
Posted By grassmarket
They are very likely in the top 3, but they get...

They are very likely in the top 3, but they get the multiplier effect in the crossover with the British national team, which no-one else can reproduce.
Forum: Sport Yesterday, 12:19
Replies: 4,353
Views: 207,501
Posted By grassmarket
It's definitely an advantage for Sky to be a...

It's definitely an advantage for Sky to be a British team as well, since the TdF is the only race they are ever judged on, so they can build their entire year around it. Unlike most of the Old...
Forum: Sport Yesterday, 11:33
Replies: 4,353
Views: 207,501
Posted By grassmarket
So some more cycling this week if anyone is...

So some more cycling this week if anyone is suffering withdrawal symptoms.

Wednesday on Eurosport 2
13:30 Stage 5 of the Tour de Wallonie (just that one stage, seemingly)
18:15 British National...
Forum: Sport 26-07-2015, 18:25
Replies: 4,353
Views: 207,501
Posted By grassmarket
Chris Froome draughting behind a car there -...

Chris Froome draughting behind a car there - 1m30s time penalty!
Forum: Sport 26-07-2015, 15:48
Replies: 4,353
Views: 207,501
Posted By grassmarket
Aha! The whole race is effectively neutralised...

Aha! The whole race is effectively neutralised now - the final time will be taken on the first passage through the Champs, so no danger of losing in a crash.
Forum: Sport 26-07-2015, 14:15
Replies: 1,793
Views: 82,328
Posted By grassmarket
Well, that's what you get when you pay lawyers...

Well, that's what you get when you pay lawyers by the hour.
Forum: Sport 26-07-2015, 13:11
Replies: 4,353
Views: 207,501
Posted By grassmarket
Looking very dodgy in Paris, pouring rain and...

Looking very dodgy in Paris, pouring rain and slippery cobbles for the women's race, peleton already broken up by crashes. Watch out Chris!
Forum: Sport 25-07-2015, 17:35
Replies: 1,793
Views: 82,328
Posted By grassmarket
Relay is a bit hopeless at the moment. There are...

Relay is a bit hopeless at the moment. There are divided opinions about Richard Kilty here on DS - some people loathe him, others merely despise him - but he is one of the few who always bloody turns...
Forum: Sport 25-07-2015, 16:19
Replies: 4,353
Views: 207,501
Posted By grassmarket
Exactly. I hope all the people who were insisting...

Exactly. I hope all the people who were insisting that his performance in a single stage proved he was doped are going to apologise, because they now look like a bunch of twi@ts. Of course they...
Forum: Sport 25-07-2015, 15:58
Replies: 4,353
Views: 207,501
Posted By grassmarket
Reckon so, just shows how wise Sky were to pick...

Reckon so, just shows how wise Sky were to pick big hulkers like Stannard and Rowe in their nine rather than climbers like Sivtsov or Kiriyenko
Forum: Sport 25-07-2015, 15:50
Replies: 4,353
Views: 207,501
Posted By grassmarket
About the same as them naming a railway station...

About the same as them naming a railway station "Waterloo".
Forum: Sport 25-07-2015, 15:38
Replies: 4,353
Views: 207,501
Posted By grassmarket
Woof, just over a minute at the end! Hope this...

Woof, just over a minute at the end! Hope this will put some of the drugged nonsense to bed!

He must win the KoM as well!
Forum: Sport 25-07-2015, 15:23
Replies: 4,353
Views: 207,501
Posted By grassmarket
Think Chris is going to go for at at some point...

Think Chris is going to go for at at some point soon....
Forum: Sport 25-07-2015, 15:17
Replies: 4,353
Views: 207,501
Posted By grassmarket
For the first time since about 1957, the old "put...

For the first time since about 1957, the old "put a guy up the road to help the leader later" move pays off!
Forum: Sport 25-07-2015, 15:02
Replies: 4,353
Views: 207,501
Posted By grassmarket
Idiot gave Quintana a push there, Poels smacked...

Idiot gave Quintana a push there, Poels smacked him one!

Never a good sign when you get a group named after you.
Forum: Sport 25-07-2015, 14:57
Replies: 4,353
Views: 207,501
Posted By grassmarket
Damn, perfect opportunity for revenge there!

Damn, perfect opportunity for revenge there!
Forum: Sport 25-07-2015, 14:48
Replies: 4,353
Views: 207,501
Posted By grassmarket
Very brief glimpse of Didi the Devil...

Very brief glimpse of Didi the Devil there!

Intermediate sprint was a bit anticlimactic today! :D
Forum: Sport 25-07-2015, 14:12
Replies: 4,353
Views: 207,501
Posted By grassmarket
Come on, come on, even the Welsh are on an ad...

Come on, come on, even the Welsh are on an ad break!

And we come back and it's all a huge peleton again! Don't think that worked out for Movistar at all.
Forum: Sport 25-07-2015, 14:02
Replies: 4,353
Views: 207,501
Posted By grassmarket
Porte is looking good now, I think Sky have been...

Porte is looking good now, I think Sky have been resting him this last few days.

Going to be a real gunfight on the Alpe....
Forum: Sport 25-07-2015, 13:50
Replies: 4,353
Views: 207,501
Posted By grassmarket
Kicking off....you can always tell when things...

Kicking off....you can always tell when things are getting exciting, because Eurosport go for an interview.
Forum: Sport 25-07-2015, 13:37
Replies: 4,353
Views: 207,501
Posted By grassmarket
At last, back with the Welsh commentary as ES and...

At last, back with the Welsh commentary as ES and ITV go on a break! Things are getting better with the commentators, a couple of weeks ago they were having trouble finding people who a) knew...
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