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Get Your Surfing Kicks Here – BBC World News

Below you can watch three very cool BBC  news videos about surfing: 1. Huge California waves attract US surfers  – 29 August 2014 2. World’s first artificial surfing lake – 21 May 2014 3. Did surfer Andrew Cotton catch biggest

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Richmond Tigers have a chance of making the final eight!

Updated 30 August 2014: The Richmond Tigers did make the final eight after a tense win against the Sydney Swans to make it 9 wins in a row! Back in June the Tigers had a 3-10 record and the finals

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Colombia Bursts into Yellow Euphoria after Historic World Cup victory against Uruguay.

The streets of my adopted country are overflowing with joy. Never before had Colombia reached a World Cup quarter final. The previous record, reaching the 1990 eighth finals against Cameroon, had already been equaled by the current team. To make

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Luis Suarez – ‘I ate his liver with fava beans and a nice Chiellini’

I had to laugh when I read this on the BBC Live reporting of the latest Luis Suarez biting incident: Diego Suarez, who tweets using the handle @suarez is getting a lot of abuse following the controversial Luis Suarez’s incident

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Baseball Romanticism and Perfecting the Strike Zone

I do not follow any one particular Major League Baseball (MLB) team. Nor have I visited the United States or seen a baseball match live. But Godammit I adore baseball. One day my dream is to see a MLB game

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Gareth Bale settling in well at Real Madrid. What a Goal against Barca!

I doubted the price tag of Bale when he was bought by Real Madrid. I didn’t think he could cope with the short passing game and foot skill of Spanish football and playing second, third, or even fourth fiddle at

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Who Will Win the World Cup 2014?

You’ve got it here first folks. Observation Blogger see’s a Brazil – Spain final and Brazil win. I picked the last World Cup final and winner – Spain. My Colombian novia likes Brazil – France final and Brazil to win

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Australia Vs. Ecuador: 3-4 Second Half Madness!

Australia was leading 3-0 against Ecuador in the first half. I thought I was dreaming. Their passing and control was world class. But early into the second half it became apparent that the first half was just a cruel dream

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Fall 24 miles to Earth with Felix Baumgartner in new space-jump video

This video is Felix Baumgartner plummeting at death defying speed from the stratosphere.

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Brazilian surfer is a contender for world record – biggest wave surfed

28 October 2013 saw one of the largest swells of the year at Praia do Norte, Nazaré. In this video witness spectacular surfing and a possible world record for the biggest wave ridden by Brazilian surfer Carlos Burle. This video

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