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The question: Sporting heroes

'Larger than life' Bill Werbeniuk died last week, a true sporting hero. The jovial 20 stone Canadian snooker player will always be remembered for his prodigious drinking during games - supposedly to counteract a hereditary nervous tremor - and for successfully claiming the drinking as a necessary overhead for the purposes of income tax. Who is your sporting hero?

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