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Vuvuzelas banned in Wimbledon at least

other Updated: Jun 18, 2010 01:28 IST

The All England Club is making sure there will be no racket from vuvuzelas at the Wimbledon. The plastic horns, which have provided a constant drone at the World Cup in South Africa, will be banned from the Grand Slam tournament starting Monday.

The organisers also announced that World Cup games will not be broadcast on the big screens at Wimbledon.

Socceroos not so hot anymore

Sydney: Australia's heavy World Cup defeat to Germany has taken a palpable toll on sales of Socceroos memorabilia, with Sydney stores packed with unsold shirts and shopkeepers worried about shifting them. In contrast, Germany jerseys are mysteriously doing a roaring trade.

An eyeball of a record

Sydney: Two Australian sisters have set an unofficial world record for continuous TV-watching after sitting through 87 hours of uninterrupted World Cup and football coverage.

Joanne and Alanah Argyrou, 22 and 24, outlasted two other contenders as they sat for some three-and-a-half days at Sydney’s Star City Casino, beating Dutchman Efraim van Oeveren's 86 hours.