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Old 02-21-2003, 18:27   #1 (permalink)
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Warne's Banned

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The Australian Cricket Board, reserving the right to publish its case for the decision, today penalised Shane Warne with a 12 month ban from February 10 for using prohibited diuretics. Under the ruling, Warne will not be able to play cricket professionally anywhere in the world.





I guess he should have known better
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Old 02-21-2003, 18:54   #2 (permalink)
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geez that was unexpected

i had a feeling he'd cop a year
no way would he have gotten off any lighter then that.
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geez that was unexpected

i had a feeling he'd cop a year
no way would he have gotten off any lighter then that.
I think that the appeal that he's launching will come off for him, and his suspension will be shortened quite dramatically.
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He had to do time. Mummy giving him a pill just isn't a good enough excuse. He's a professional athlete, he should know better.

Having said that... spewin! Warney's a legend! Ah well..
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Old 02-21-2003, 20:45   #6 (permalink)
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its a real shame
he is gr8 cricketer and he shouldve known betta
his mummy giving the pill wasnt gunna cut it...
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Old 02-22-2003, 00:06   #7 (permalink)
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warne is a great bowler. but he is also one of the most stupid people ever. his ability to get himself into trouble outstrips his ability as a cricketer. as a professional with his profile, his behaviour is appalling. and his attempts at sincerity are laughable. he should have been banned for life.

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Old 02-22-2003, 00:47   #8 (permalink)
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No he shouldn't have. He took a pill for 'vanity' reasons. And even if it was for performance enhancing reasons, its not gonna help much is it? He's a bloomin spin bowler, a CRICKET player.

Stupid? Yes he is, but i'm glad i'll see him back in a year.

He'll be back.
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Old 02-22-2003, 03:14   #9 (permalink)
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Yeh it sounds like the excuse when he took the money, ahh its cos the Indian bookmaker wanted to know the pitch conditions that why he paid me and mark 10K each
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Old 02-22-2003, 05:49   #10 (permalink)
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Why only a year when the min is 2 years. Either he's guilty or he's not. You can't give him a half-hearted sentence.

I was expecting the full 2 years for his antics.
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