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English cricket was said to have 'died' and the 'ashes' taken back to Australia. During the subsequent 1882 – 3 tour by England, a small terracotta urn was presented to England by a group of women in Melbourne. The contents were said to contain 'the ashes' and the legend was born. The little Ashes urn is not the trophy for the victors of an Ashes series, It was given to Ivo Bligh the England Captain and he always retained skechers online it as a personal gift. The actual urn has never since been presented to anyone. It remains in the Marylebone Cricket Club Museum at Lords to where it was left by Bligh's widow on his death. Replicas of the urn are often held aloft by the winning team at the end of an Ashes series and since the 1998-99 Ashes series a Waterford Crystal representation of the urn is skechers go run now presented to the victors.

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The event was originally created as an end of yearchampionship for North American horses but now attracts topthoroughbreds from around the world and Europe in particular. The Championships began in 1984 after being founded by John Gaines, a leading US thoroughbred owner and breeder and was originally a single day event hosted at different courses around the US to enable race goers from across the US to attend. As a single day event The Breeders Cup was to become the richest pay-day in sports and attendance at the event surpassed all other stake races. Starting in 2007, the event expanded to two days with over $25 million in prize money on offer to the winning horses and their owners. The biggest single pay-day is now the Dubai World Cup with a total purse of $21 million for six races.

Is Zidane the legend ofthe noughties? I think so. He was named as the FIFA Golden Ballwinner at the tournament in Germany 2006. The only other Golden Ballwinner of the noughties was Oliver Kahn in Japan / Korea 2002 and hewas a goalkeeper which doesn't really count in my view. Every competition throws up great players, men who transcendnational boundaries and passions and are widely recognised as thegreatest players of their time. Who can forget 'Toto' Schillaci'simpact on the 1990 competition held in his own nation, Italy. Schillaci scored just seven times for Italy in sixteen appearancesbut six of those goals came in the 1990 world cup to win him theGolden Boot. Or Mario Kempes, the Argentinian striker who scored a wonder goalin the 1978 final in Argentina.

Denmark weresurprise winners in 1992, only gaining a place in the finals after,then warring, Yugoslavia were forced to withdraw. The Danes shockedfavourites and holders Holland qvc skechers in the semi-finals, knocking them outon penalties and then went on to beat world champions, Germany 2 –0 in the final. As hosts, Englandreached the semi-finals at Euro 1996 only to crash out againstGermany in a penalty shoot-out. Euro 2004 produced the the biggestshock winners as a workmanlike Greece side overcame odds of 150 –1against when the tournament started to defeat favourites Portugal inthe final 10. Spain triumphedover Germany in the final of Euro 2008 and are now both World andEuropean Champions and they head towards Euro 2012 as clearfavourites [Image: qvc%20skechers-656dyc.jpg] to be the first to retain the UEFA European FootballChampionship.


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