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Brian Oliver

Brian Oliver

    Doping always about greed and politics
    Doping always about greed and politics
    ‘It is a standing insult to sportsmen to have to play under a rule which assumes that players intend to trip, hack and push their opponents, and...
    Mark Gleeson: The anorak's anorak
    Mark Gleeson: The anorak's anorak
    Mark Gleeson is a living legend of African football -- and probably the only man at the Africa Cup of Nations who has been photographed naked for...
    West is best, East is hopeless
    West is best, East is hopeless
    'I have never been so scared in my life. The crowds were crazy, crazy to get us, to get anyone foreign, anyone who looked like an official. The...
    Roaring success
    Roaring success
    The opening match of the 2002 World Cup pits one of Africa's brightest hopes, Senegal, against France, the current champions and the country where...