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Monitoring Me 2: Sport as nirvana; Football’s Lord, Cricket’s Prince and the Calypso King of the World

Happiness, for this West Indian cricket lover, is an 80″television set. Or larger. With Lara, Brian Charles Lara—no longer “live” but in living colour—in full flow. Nirvana? In the terms of Edward Fitzgerald’s “Omar Khayyam:” A stack of Tapia/Review, complete somehow; More, Sparrow, More; Beyond a Boundary and thou before …

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W/Cup Memories: Pelé’s amazing miss, the 1982 Italians and “El Ponytale”

What does the FIFA World Cup mean to you? Wired868 asked some of our more illustrious football readers to share their memories of the greatest single sporting event on the planet. And we would like you to do the same. There are three basic questions and, each week, we will take …

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World Cup memory lane with Fazeer, Kelvin and Nakhid

What does the FIFA World Cup mean to you? Wired868 asked some of our more illustrious football readers to share their memories of the greatest single sporting event on the planet. And we would like you to do the same. There are three basic questions and, each week, we will take …

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World Cup memory lane with Skeene, Nakhid and Sherwood

What does the FIFA World Cup mean to you? Wired868 asked some of our more illustrious football readers to share their memories of the greatest single sporting event on the planet. And we would like you to do the same. There are three basic questions and, each week, we will take …

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