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WATCH: Roger Federer Sends a Surprise Message to Alan Jones

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Australian radio host Alan Jones announced retirement from his famous 2GB show after a 35-year career. Many sporting legends recorded a special message for Alan after hearing his retirement news. Tennis great Roger Federer also sent a video message for Jones.

 

 
Jones hosts a popular Sydney breakfast radio program on radio station 2GB. He is widely popular for his conservative views on his show. The popularity of his radio program has made him a highly paid and influential media personality in Australia.

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“Wanted to wish you all the very best” – Roger Federer
However, Alan Jones has had more than his fair share of controversies. His on-air conduct received adverse findings from Australia’s media regulators.

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Moreover, Alan has also been sued many times for defamation. However, it didn’t stop him and he continued to work for years. But after the doctor’s advice, he decided to quit his job at 2GB this month. Consequently, Alan received surprise messages from all around the world.

“Alan it’s Roger here. I wanted to wish you all the very best for what’s to come and many congratulations on an amazing 35-year career in the media career. Take care and all the best,” said Federer in an Instagram video.

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“A lovely surprise. I’m very overwhelmed by the messages of support leading up to my last day on the radio,” Jones replied to Federer.

Earlier, Track and field great Usain Bolt also recorded a special message for Alan on his retirement.

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Despite his controversies, the Alan Jones Breakfast Show will certainly be missed by the fans from all around the world. Nevertheless, the 79-year-old Alan will continue to present on Sky News and write for News Corp publications after his retirement.

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We spread rumours of Rafael Nadal doping’ because he was too good, says French star

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Gilles Simon believes doping rumours were spread about Rafael Nadal as many were uncomfortable with the idea he could simply be better than Roger Federer.

There were allegations of a connection between Nadal and Eufemiano Fuentes, the doctor who was ultimately jailed for his part in a Spanish cycle doping scandal.

No evidence has ever been produced linking Fuentes to Nadal, though, who has always very successfully denied any rumours to the contrary.

However, Simon believes the rumours only existed to discredit opinions that Nadal could actually be a better tennis players than Federer rather than just a better athlete.

“It is difficult to conceive [for some] that, in terms of game, Rafael Nadal could be better than Roger Federer,” Gilles Simon wrote in his new autobiography This Sport That Makes You Crazy

“We even spread rumours of doping on his account.

“Nadal does not fit into the framework. Moreover, I emphasize here that we never talk about the physique of Federer, who has little to envy that of Nadal.

“That he went five sets at 35 like what he did in Australia in 2017, it’s extraordinary. But no one noted this point.”

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