Tuesday, November 14, 2006

On the back page

England Test cricketer, Marcus Trescothick, has withdrawn from the team to play Australia for the Ashes, giving ill health as the reason. He has a stress-related illness.

Stress? In cricket, the slowest game on the planet?

Still on the sporting front, the Olympics come to London in 2012. The mountain biking course is to be in Essex.

Essex? One of the flattest counties in England for mountain biking?