World of Sport

  • Star accidentally tweets out his phone number

    NFL star tweets his number out, braces himself for chaos.

    Johnny Manziel (Reuters)Johnny Manziel (Reuters)

    It's tough being a sporting superstar, because any slight mistake you make is going to be picked up on.

    Poor Johnny Manziel was just going about his normal business, hanging out with friends or looking for a romantic date when he tweeted out his phone number for the masses to see.

    With the area code that of his hometown, he may well have to throw his phone into a lake in order to get it to stop buzzing.

    Post from Manziel (Twitter)Post from Manziel (Twitter)
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  • 5 crazy things: 'Totally terrified' fan's dance becomes a huge hit

    A huge fan caused quite a stir with his incredible dancing.

    A lot of mad stuff happens every day. Funny stuff. Crazy stuff. Weird stuff. So much stuff, in fact, that you can't keep track of it all. You can't. It'd drive you bonkers.

    That's where World of Sport comes in: we spend hours trawling the news for sports stories that will amuse, delight, entertain and shock so that you don't have to.

    And today, one very big fan takes centre stage in our round-up of the craziness from the world of sport.

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    1) HUGE FAN'S EPIC DANCE GOES VIRAL - Crazy fan's madcap dance takes internet by storm


    When Kevin Schroeder, who refers to himself as 'Dancing Kevin',

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  • Julia Mancuso is a snowy, scantily-clad Wonder Woman

    The ski star has teamed up with GoPro cameras to promote the helmet-mounted gadget by skiing off-piste dressed in a skimpy Wonder Woman outfit.

    GoPro Adventures as Wonder Woman - Julia Mancuso by Riders-Match

    American ski star Julia Mancuso is something of an exhibitionist, having posed for countless swimsuit shoots and even an exclusive Eurosport lingerie show.

    So fans of winter sports will find it unsurprising that she has teamed up with GoPro cameras to promote the helmet-mounded gadget by skiing off-piste dressed in a skimpy Wonder Woman outfit.

    We'll leave it for you to judge.

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  • 5 Crazy Things You missed: Sunday League star Manuel Neuer

    Amazing goalkeeper goal, Neymar's girlfriend, Halloween Predators

    The world of sport throws up a lot of stories every day - funny, shocking, bizarre and amazing. But you don't read them all. You can't. You don't have time.

    That's where we come in: each day, World of Sport brings you the pick of the stories that you might have missed from the last day or two.

    Here's today's choice.

    Think we missed something better? Let us know in the comments box down below.

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    1. Putting Manuel Neuer to shame - the ultimate sweeper-keeper This unknown amateur keeper has done something quite remarkable.

    For a goalie at that level to come out of the box and take the ball

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  • Yes, that's a great white shark chasing a surfer

    Scary moment great white shark stalks a surfer.

    Shark chases surfer (Twitter - Frits de Bruyn)Shark chases surfer (Twitter - Frits de Bruyn)

    This is the frightening moment a 3m great white shark started stalking a surfer back to shore - on the very spot where just two weeks before another man lost his arm and hand in a shark attack.

    Andy Johnston was surfing at West Beach near Perth, when folks ashore spotted the dark shadow looming and began honking their horns as a warning.

    Incredibly, he escaped unharmed after catching a timely wave. He said he didn't think the shark posed a threat.

    "It wasn't that big, it looked smaller than a dolphin. If you're going to say a shark is a threat every time you see one, well that's not true.

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  • Teagan Monfils helps her rival (screenshot)Teagan Monfils helps her rival (screenshot)

    Some good sporting acts not only go unrewarded, but they get punished.

    Inexplicably, poor Teagan Monfils saw her cross-country running dreams crushed as she was unceremoniously disqualified for carrying a stricken rival over the finish line.

    Her incredible act of sportsmanship and selflessness earned her the big DQ result by her name for having the audacity to help a struggling fellow competitor.

    Monfils, who attends Shawano High School in Wisconsin, sacrificed her own dream so that she could help another runner, something which her coach says gives her harsh result "one heck of a bold

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  • Beautiful video shows surfing at its finest

    A compilation of slow motion footage has surfaced which highlights just how demanding surfing is – and how beautiful it can be when mastered.


    Toute la beauté du surf en 1000 images par seconde by konbini

    Imagine gliding through a tunnel of water, kept buoyant only by a small foam board, as a colossal liquid arc looms ominously above your head.

    For many surf enthusiasts, that is an unattainable goal, with many simply happy to stand up without plunging into the murky depths. However, for those who conquer the pursuit, the rewards are endless.

    A compilation of slow motion footage has surfaced which highlights just how demanding the sport is – and how beautiful it can be when mastered.

    From thrill-seekers braving 50 foot drops to those

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  • Pro kayaker gets sucked into very scary, massive whirpool

    Terrifying moment kayaker gets swallowed up by savage rapids.

    When not competing, professional kayaker Juanito de Ugarte likes to practice on the Ottawa River. This is lovely, except when a massive whirpool sucks you under in terrifying fashion at the Butcher’s Knife rapid.

    Even the best in the world can have nightmare incidents like this when out on the water, particularly if they are trying their luck in an area named the Butcher's Knife Rapid.

    The menacing whitewater of the river not only cuts up kayakers who are courageous (or insert an alternative word here) enough to take it on, but much, much more.

    Indeed, De Ugarte was swallowed up by the rapids

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  • 5 crazy things: Wenger and Terry land surprise new jobs

    Arsene Wenger and John Terry find interesting new day jobs.

    The world of sport throws up a lot of stories every day - funny, shocking, bizarre and amazing. But you don't read them all. You can't. You don't have time.

    That's where we come in: each day, World of Sport brings you the pick of the stories that you might have missed from the last day or two.

    Here's today's choice.

    Think we missed something better? Let us know in the comments box down below.

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    1) THEY'LL BE DOING WHAT?! - Wenger and Terry given new jobs... on London Underground

    Arsene Wenger and John Terry (Reuters)Arsene Wenger and John Terry (Reuters)

    Arsene Wenger and John Terry are very surprisingly going to be making themselves heard on the London

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  • VIDEO: Bedlam ensues after student lands fortune at basketball event

    Gustavo Angel Tamayo wins $10,000 (£6,250) after miraculous feat.

    Tertiary education is expensive fare. In the UK, it can cost up to £9,000 a year in tuition. However, spare a thought for our American cousins who, on average, pay a staggering $28,500 (£18,000) per year – and that is just an average.

    However, Bryan College senior - a student in their final year of a bachelor's degree - Gustavo Angel Tamayo received a very welcome helping hand towards his tuition fees this year.

    Basically, to get their basketball season underway, the college had a "Late Night Roar" midnight madness event and Tamayo sank four consecutive shots to win $10,000 (£6,250) in

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