Posts Tagged “sport”

Andy Murray, Virginia Wade and my experience of a small dose of Everyday Sexism

by Stephen Tall on July 8, 2013

So last night I tweeted this: Genuinely shocked at The Times’s front page writing Virginia Wade’s ’77 Wimbledon win out of history. Shoddy — Stephen Tall (@stephentall) July 7, 2013 In response to this Times front page: It got a fair few retweets, including from Graham Linehan (@Glinner) and Danny Baker (@Prodnose), and my […]

Three intriguing opinion poll results that made me go, “Hmm, really?”

by Stephen Tall on August 1, 2012

Looking through some of YouGov’s recent poll results (as you do on a summer’s evening during the Olympics), a trio of responses struck me as, well, slightly bizarre. See what you think… Lib Dem voters LEAST LIKELY to think Britain is best at cricket, MOST LIKELY to think we’re best at cycling This may simply […]

Lib Dems reveal one playing field sold off every day last year

by Stephen Tall on March 12, 2009

Ahh, the wonders of government spin… here’s a BBC report from yesterday: The Government is claiming greater success in its efforts to protect playing fields from developers. The latest figures show 97.5% of planning applications resulted in improved or protected (…)

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