Quiet Please! Wimbledon Says No to Vuvuzelas

Tennis official ban the noisy horns
By Kim Hartman,  Newser User
Posted Jun 17, 2010 12:45 PM CDT
Promoted on Newser Jun 17, 2010 1:20 PM CDT
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(User Submitted) – Wimbledon is gearing up for the opening men's and women's singles matches to begin Monday, and officials at the All England Club have taken steps to insure that the half-million spectators won't have to deal with the noise of vuvuzelas. The plastic horns— which have provided a constant, irritating drone at the World Cup in South Africa—have been banned from the Grand Slam.

"From a noise point of view they could be very distracting to the players and spectators,' said one official. "We think the fans will understand that the number one rule here at Wimbledon during matches is —Quiet Please!" See the full article in Digital Journal. And, incidentally, the Yankees feel the same way.

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