Sometimes, it’s hard for a professional athlete or coach to accept a loss. Preparing so hard for an event, only for it to end in failure is never easy and some people find accepting a defeat tougher than others. As such, they sometimes have a reason, or an excuse lined up for a loss. Whether these excuses are genuine or not, some of them can be ather funny. We’ve had a think about some amazing excuses that have been used by athletes and coaches in order to justify their losses or bans. Here are just a few of our favourites…