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Updated by Sean Callanan on Mar 22, 2013
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Sports stories we wish Twitter existed for

To celebrate Twitter 7th birthday we have started this list of sports stories we wish Twitter existed for.


Mike Tyson Bites Off Evander Holyfields Ear

Surely the hashtag #TysonBitesEar would have been trending worldwide

OJ on the Run: The Bronco Chase

Imagine the spike in Twitter traffic during #OJBroncoChase

Hand of God

Maradona's Hand of God Goal surely would have caused an uproar on Twitter #HandOfGod

Tonya Harding Vs Nancy Kerrigan

The story that brought ice skating into the world spotlight. What if Tonya Harding was on Twitter?

The Carey/Stevens affair

North Melbourne captain Wayne Carey sleeps with vice captain Anthony Steven's wife and is forced to quit the club is a story that would have sent Twitter into overdrive.

Kerry Packer starts World Series Cricket

Imagine the tweets coming from the dressing rooms in the 1970s as the world's best cricketers shake up the old cricket establishment

1988 Seoul Olympics 100M final - Ben Johnson Vs Carl Lewis

The Men's 100m final in 1988 Olympics. Ben Johnson won, but was later DQ'ed for doping. #DrugsInSport would already be a well known hashtag if Twitter existed in 1988