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Hot dog king Joey Chestnut chokes protestor who invades stage to disbelief of crowd

Phil Taylor in darts, Lewis Hamilton in F1 or Usain Bolt in the 100m - except his speciality involves snacking on sausages. Nicknamed 'Jaws', the 38-year-old chomped his way through an eye-watering 63 hot dogs and buns at the annual wienerthon, but unusually it wasn't his eating exploits that grabbed the headlines.
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How often are tennis balls replaced at Wimbledon – and what happens to the used ones?
Wimbledon sees the best and brightest tennis stars come to London to battle it out for the ultimate prize.Celebrities and royals grace the stands, with Roger Federer also making a surprise appearance courtside.One of the most overlooked elements of the games are the tennis balls themselves, and it won’t surprise you to know the players go through a lot.That is actually a gross understatement, as tens of thousands are used throughout the entire event.They don’t all go to waste though, as the event has something in store after their time in the spotlight at one of the world’s biggest tennis tournaments.The exact number of tennis balls used varies from year to year for obvious reasons.However, every single year tens of thousands are used, with the 2018 competition clocking up 54,520 balls altogether.These are not just any old tennis balls either, as they are stored at the specific temperature of 20°C in order to be in the perfect condition for the games.Balls are changed on rotation every seven days in order to maintain their optimal playing standard.At stated on the Wimbledon website: “In all matches used balls will be replaced by new balls at the conclusion of the first seven games and thereafter at the conclusion of every ninth game.”If there is any issue with how they are stored, the whole batch will be scrapped.None of the balls go to waste even though so many are being used.In fact, if you attend the event yourself, there is a chance you can take some home.At Wimbledon, there is a used championship kiosk, which sells a set of three balls that saw court action for £2.50 a pop.You can also get a set of six for £5, with the proceeds going straight back into the event as part of the Wimbledon Foundation’s charity work.The
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Horror British beer drought looming with another brewery announcing strike
beer drought is on the horizon just as the summer holidays and barbecue season kick in after more brewery strikes were announced.Union chiefs announced further industrial action by brewery workers at Budweiser’s plant in Samlesbury, Lancashire, which brews summertime favourites including Bud, Stella Artois and Becks.The GMB said staff will walk out for up to 36 hours at a time later this month after talks with bosses “collapsed”.READ MORE: Second woman killed by shark in Egypt after first lost an arm and leg in fatal attackUnion organiser Stephen Boden accused beer giant Bud of “bully boy tactics” by threatening to withhold back pay unless workers agree to a “derisory” 3% pay increase offer by July 21.He fumed: “It’s disgraceful they would threaten to take money out of workers’ pockets during a cost-of-living crisis.”Amid rampaging inflation, Mr Boden said Budweiser’s pay offer amounted to a real terms pay cut, after earlier warning lager lovers “could go thirsty this summer”.He added: “It’s not too late for management to listen to workers and get back round the table with us to work out a fair deal.”Staff will down tools for 36 hours from July 16, followed by a 12-hour stoppage on July 19.Budweiser Brewing Group said it had implemented plans to “minimise the impact to customers and consumers”.A spokeswoman added: “Budweiser Brewing Group has a positive and long-standing relationship with the GMB, however, despite open negotiations, the GMB has confirmed that there will be additional dates for industrial action at our Samlesbury brewery.”It follows walkouts last month at the site near Preston that supplies hundreds of millions of pints to shops and pubs across the UK.For the latest breaking news and stories from across
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