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50 Years After 'Aerobics,' Cooper Family Of Dallas Says Recess, Gym Class Are Crucial

KERA NewsKERA News - Jul 5, 2018
It's been 50 years since Dr. Kenneth Cooper wrote “Aerobics,” the best-seller that helped launch the country's fitness movement. His son, Dr. Tyler Cooper, continues the family legacy at the Dallas-based Cooper Aerobics Center. He talked with KERA's ...  

American Football

Players in new league to get 3-year, $250K contracts

ESPNESPN - Jul 12, 2018
Less than eight months before the scheduled start of its new pro league, the Alliance of American Football has rolled out details about player allocation, a combine, a draft and salary expectations. League co-founder Bill Polian, an ESPN NFL analyst ...  


Walters State to offer archery course

CitizentribuneCitizentribune - Jul 10, 2018
Walters State's popular “Archery: On Target For Life” course will be offered in July at both the Morristown and the Sevier County Campus. Initiated by the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, the Archery Camps introduce students to a sport that can be ...  


Baseball has entered the Golden Age of the Prospect

Washington PostWashington Post - Jul 16, 2018
Baseball is in the midst of what can be described only as a Golden Age of the Prospect, with top minor leaguers scouted, rated, prized and celebrated like at no other time in the game's history — a trend that has much to do with the explosion of media ...  


Former Iowa grassroots basketball coach Greg Stephen believed to have sexual images of 'over a hundred' boys

DesMoinesRegister.comDesMoinesRegister.com - Jul 12, 2018
Former Iowa grassroots basketball coach Greg Stephen believed to have sexual images of 'over a hundred' boys. CLOSE. Since his arrest in March, allegations against former Iowa Barnstormers coach and co-director Greg Stephen have continued to grow.  


Controversy erupts over players' age at dist badminton tourney

The TribuneThe Tribune - Jul 10, 2018
Interestingly, despite the medical examination conducted by the district badminton association at the Civil Hospital here on Tuesday confirmed his age between 15 to 17 years (the copy of which is available with The Tribune), he was not allowed to play ...  

Beach Volleyball

Cal announces $30M plans to improve softball, beach volleyball facilities

Daily CalifornianDaily Californian - Jul 16, 2018
In an effort to provide existing women's teams at Cal with facilities similar to those of their male counterparts, UC Berkeley will be constructing new and improved facilities for softball and beach volleyball — at the approximated cost of $30 million ...  


Rennen, vliegen, vallen en doorgaan bij Bossaball in Sint-Jozef Deurne

Eindhovens DagbladEindhovens Dagblad - Jun 16, 2018
DEURNE - Voor de negende keer is het rennen, vliegen, vallen, doorgaan nat worden en lol hebben geblazen in de Deurnese wijk Sint-Jozefparochie tijdens Xplosion. De eerste dag, vandaag, is voor het Bossaballtoernooi, een uitdagende mix van volleybal ...  


Preview: Have a Ball at the Bocce Picnic

Alexandria Gazette PacketAlexandria Gazette Packet - Jul 14, 2018
#Northern Virginia Senior Olympics (NVSO) is gearing up with a free Bocce Picnic and Play event on Thursday, Aug. 2 at the host site for the 2018 bocce competition at Green Acres Center in the City of Fairfax. Medalists from past competitions are ...  

Body Building


Fitness experts agree that sit-ups are worthless — here are 9 moves they recommend instead

Business InsiderBusiness Insider - Jul 15, 2018
Earlier this week, the US Army announced that after decades of two-minute sit-up requirements, they're phasing out that portion of their fitness test by the end of 2020. Instead, the Army says it'll make room for some fitness tasks that are more useful ...  

Fitness Gym

I worked out at premium gyms around New York City without committing to expensive memberships — a new fitness ...

Business InsiderBusiness Insider - Jul 2, 2018
The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. popin main POPiN. Fitness app POPiN gives users access to a variety of premium gyms in New ...  


Bowling: Earl Anthony's Dublin Bowl results

East Bay TimesEast Bay Times - Jul 9, 2018
July 9, 2018. PBA Experience: Dennis Acma had a 242 game and a 724 set, 16 pins over average. Thursday Mixers: Shannon Hay had a 172 game and a 473 set, 128 pins over average. These must be our bowlers of the week. Lupeika Taxes/K5 Graphics ...  


Chess notes

The Boston GlobeThe Boston Globe - Jul 7, 2018
To recap, there were three candidates: the current president, Kirsan Nikolayevich Ilyumzhinov, the current deputy president, Georgios Makropoulos, and English GM and Twitter gadfly Nigel Short. Well, things change very quickly in the chess world. At ...  


Are spinners underbowled in T20 cricket?

Telegraph.co.ukTelegraph.co.uk - Jul 7, 2018
It's fourth down in an American football game: the last phase of play before the offensive team must give the ball up to their opponents unless they can move it forward ten yards. Most sides attempt a field goal or punt the ball down the field, thereby ...  


Federer, Djokovic and more take on croquet challenge

BaselineBaseline - Jul 6, 2018
Helping the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club live up to its name, the stars of Wimbledon tried their hand at croquet, and quite a few of them showed some potential. All of the members of men's tennis' "Big Four" (Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal ...  


Curling: Anna Sloan takes career break as she leaves Team Muirhead

BBC SportBBC Sport - Jul 11, 2018
Olympic bronze medallist Anna Sloan has opted to take a career break from curling. Vice skip Sloan, 27, was part of the Eve Murihead-led team that won the World Championships in 2013, and the European Championships in 2011 and 2017. They earned ...  


On your bike: how high fashion adopted cycling sunglasses

The GuardianThe Guardian - Jul 10, 2018
The fashion world has paid attention too, with Moschino taking cycling style to the catwalk in 2015, and caps becoming essential wear for Williamsburg's hipsters. But recently, a specific piece of cycling apparel has become co-opted by the fashion ...  


Joshua O'Grady and Olivia Young off to World Dancesport Federation Open in Singapore

Daily TelegraphDaily Telegraph - Jun 27, 2018
In preparation for the World Dancesport Federation Open in Singapore next month, the masters of mambo are training up to five days a week to compete alongside 50 other dance duos contesting the international title. Kings Langley's Mr O'Grady, 24, and ...  


Sports bar with focus on darts set to open this fall in Middletown

Hamilton Journal NewsHamilton Journal News - Jul 7, 2018
The new 4,000-square-foot business at 2213 Central Ave., next door to Combs BBQ, will be a sports bar with a focus on darts, according to co-owners and lifelong Middletown residents Bill Maupin and Kevin Frame, who said they have thrown darts together ...  


Hans Günter Winkler, Olympic Champion Equestrian, Dies at 91

New York TimesNew York Times - Jul 11, 2018
Hans Günter Winkler, a German equestrian who was a dominant force in show jumping for decades, competing at every Olympic Games from 1956 through 1976 and winning seven medals, died on Monday in Warendorf, Germany. He was 91. The cause was ...  

Field Hockey

Ellis School sophomore Tegan Poerio going the distance to improve her field hockey game

Pittsburgh Post-GazettePittsburgh Post-Gazette - Jul 14, 2018
It didn't take long for Tegan Poerio to make an impact on the Ellis School field hockey team. Not only did the center-midfielder set a single-season school record with 32 goals for the Lions in 2017, she is only 27 away from breaking the school's all ...  

Gaelic Football

Gaelic football: national game played by the few

The TimesThe Times - Jul 6, 2018
Have you ever seen anybody playing Gaelic football? I mean playing in the true sense — a spontaneous, unstructured kickabout on the street or estate green? I'm not sure I have. It could be that I'm oblivious or sheltered, but I don't think so. I've ...  

Playing Golf

Is Trump Only in Scotland for the Golf? Here's the President's Agenda

NewsweekNewsweek - Jul 13, 2018
Critics often cite Trump's routine criticism of former President Barack Obama for playing golf when he served in the White House. The president's company, which is currently managed by his sons, owns two lavish golf courses in the U.K. In 2014, Trump ...  


USA Gymnastics appoints 5 athletes to task force

ABC NewsABC News - Jul 13, 2018
USA Gymnastics has appointed five retired athletes to a task force to help the organization chart its course after the Larry Nassar sex-abuse scandal. Ivana Hong, Steven Legendre, Jazzy Kerber, Leigh Hennessy Robson and Shenea Booth were named to the ...  


Goalball national titles earned at Turnstone

Fort Wayne Journal GazetteFort Wayne Journal Gazette - Jun 24, 2018
The Georgia Phantom women's goalball team and California Crown men's team won National Goalball Championships at Turnstone on Saturday. It was the third year Turnstone was given the opportunity to play host to the tournament and the partnership ...  


Police investigate Brazil's Handball Confederation
Tampabay.com - Jul 12, 2018

SAO PAULO (AP) — Police say they are investigating suspected irregularities committed by the Brazilian Handball Confederation in the use of government funds for the 2011 World Women's Handball Championship held in Brazil. The Federal Police agency ...  


Hurling previews: Wexford and Limerick can go for broke

Irish TimesIrish Times - Jul 14, 2018
Hurling previews: Wexford and Limerick can go for broke. Provincial runners-up both face serious challenges to make last four. about Jul 14,2018. Seán Moran. Wexford need a big performance from Lee Chin in their All-Ireland quarter-final against Clare ...  

Jai Alai

Jai alai went bye-bye in Tampa 20 years ago. Here is its legacy

Tampabay.comTampabay.com - Jul 3, 2018
TAMPA — Framed on the wall as the centerpiece of Fred and Nancy Kurtzman's living room decor is a purple and yellow jersey worn by one of their all-time favorite jai alai players, an athlete simply known as "Aramayo." Surrounding it, under the same ...  


The Netherlands and Belgium to meet in Under-21 World Korfball Championships final

Insidethegames.bizInsidethegames.biz - Jul 13, 2018
Traditional rivals The Netherlands and Belgium will meet in the final of the Under-21 World Korfball Championships after both won their last four matches in Budapest. The Dutch breezed past Portugal 29-5 at the Tüskecsarnok venue in the Hungarian ...  

BMX Racing

Riders enjoy BMX racing at Blanchard Woods

WRDW-TVWRDW-TV - Jul 2, 2018
Riders enjoy BMX racing at Blanchard Woods. Error loading player: No playable sources found. By Jessica Eley |. Posted: Mon 5:58 PM, Jul 02, 2018 |. Updated: Mon 6:35 PM, Jul 02, 2018. Monday, July 2, 2018. EVANS, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- Summer is the ...  

Formula One

Formula One in America: Why the racing sport is wooing US fans

CNBCCNBC - Jul 7, 2018
Despite Formula One's popularity and million of viewers across the world, it's never fully taken off in America. Yet now, with competitor NASCAR struggling and ...  


NASCAR losing American fans

CNBCCNBC - Jul 7, 2018
Americans have been swiftly falling out of love with NASCAR. The iconic U.S. sports league has had an undeniably rough few years, from a rapid drop in TV ...  

Drag Racing

Someone Made an 1850-HP Drag Racing Engine Out of a BMW V10

RoadandTrack.comRoadandTrack.com - Jul 10, 2018
I own a 2008 BMW M5—the one with the 500-horsepower V10. Often times I think to myself while driving, "What would this engine be like with two turbos and quadruple the horsepower?" Now, thanks to this drag racing shop in Norway, I no longer have to ...  

Drag Car

This Triple Rotor, Triple Turbo RX-8 Drag Car Will Blow Out Your Eardrums

RoadandTrack.comRoadandTrack.com - Jun 12, 2018
The engine bay of this 1600-horsepower RX-8 drag car is somehow one of the least ridiculous things about it. It also shoots five-foot long flames and makes an ungodly noise. Welcome to Better Than Coffee, your daily dose of car sounds designed to help ...  


Flashback Friday on NHRA All Access: 2016 Mopar Mile-High Nationals
NHRA.com - Jul 13, 2018

Throughout 2018, NHRA All Access subscribers will get bonus content with the airing of vintage NHRA national events as part of the new Flashback Friday feature. This week: 2016 Mopar Mile-High Nationals, NHRA's first event on live network television.  

Funny Cars

CIFCA Funny Cars coming to the Samoa Dragstrip

KIEMKIEM - Jun 20, 2018
The California Independent Funny Car Association makes a visit to the North Coast. On Saturday, they'll hit the track at 12, 3 and 5 pm. The super charged alcohol funny cars reach speeds of nearly 200 miles per hour. Fans can get an up close look at ...  

Top Fuel Dragster

Lagana is Top Fuel's match race ambassador

Buffalo NewsBuffalo News - Jul 11, 2018
While fans will focus on the speed and fury of Dom Lagana's Top Fuel dragster screaming down the drag strip at Lancaster Speedway Friday night, Lagana explains that is just part of what the extravaganza of Top Fuel Dragster match racing is all about.  

Motorcycle Racing

BOSS flat track motorcycle racing returns to the Treaty City

Early Bird Newspaper (press release)Early Bird Newspaper (press release) - Jun 25, 2018
GREENVILLE – Flat track motorcycle racing returns to The Treaty City Motorcycle Club (TCMC) on Sunday, July 15th with round No. 5 of Best Ohio Summer Series racing. “It's part of the BOSS Series,” said third generation TCMC life member Len Nealeigh.  


Greig Board Gives Green Light To More Motocross Events

WWNY TV 7WWNY TV 7 - Jul 6, 2018
A motocross track in Lewis County has been given the green light to host more events. The track, High Voltage Hills, opened in the town of Greig in the fall of 2015 and since then nearby residents have been frustrated. Neighbors say the motorcycles ...  

Go Kart

Ninebot built a kit that converts Segways into go-karts

The VergeThe Verge - Jul 15, 2018
Segway-Ninebot appears to be readying a kit that converts Segway transporters into a go-kart, and it could be announced as early as July 24th.  


Netball champs wrap up in PE

HeraldLIVEHeraldLIVE - Jul 14, 2018
Defending champions Tshwane will meet Mangaung Metro in the final of the SPAR national netball championships in Port Elizabeth on Saturday morning. The battle for places in the final came down to a thrilling three-horse race, with Dr Kenneth Kaunda ...  


NOR serving up new pickleball courts Saturday

The Bakersfield CalifornianThe Bakersfield Californian - Jul 11, 2018
After three months of work, the team at North of River Recreation & Park District has transformed the tennis courts at the Greenacres Community Center and Park into the district's first dedicated pickleball courts. The courts will officially open with ...  

Pocket Billiards

Manager's job has shorter shelf life than fresh milk

Cyprus MailCyprus Mail - Jun 29, 2018
Picking the team was a different matter with several bizarre selections leaving Germany looking like a very blunt object and games of 'pocket billiards' seemed to have distracted his match viewing. And finally in 2018 Gareth Southgate, who looks like ...  


Mumbai in line as second venue for F1 powerboating

gulfnews.comgulfnews.com - Jul 14, 2018
“India is a huge new market for powerboating and we are more than thrilled at this recent interest shown right from the government level,” San Germano told Gulf News from Italy. “All of us are ready and prepared. We have the infrastructure, the teams ...  


Iran finishes third at World University Powerlifting Cup - Mehr News ...

Mehr News Agency - English VersionMehr News Agency - English Version - Jul 15, 2018
TEHRAN, Jul. 15 (MNA) – Iran's Payame Noor University team which had participated in World University Powerlifting Cup finished the competition with 26 ...  


Major League Rugby crowns Seattle champions – and looks to season two

The Guardian (blog)The Guardian (blog) - Jul 8, 2018
Much of the rugby in MLR's first season looked a lot like the game they play elsewhere in the union world: fast, physical and thrilling. MLR is not the finished product, far from it, but that was half the point. With seven teams mixing pro and semi-pro ...  


Martial arts performance held at Shaolin Temple, China's Henan
Xinhua - Jul 7, 2018

Video PlayerClose. CHINA-HENAN-SHAOLIN-MARTIAL ARTS-PERFORMANCE(CN). Performers stage a martial arts performance at Shaolin Temple on the Mount Songshan, central China's Henan Province, July 7, 2018. (Xinhua/Li Jianan) ...  


Future Of Squash Comes To Howick
Scoop.co.nz - Jul 11, 2018

The future of squash has arrived at Howick Squash Club with a new interactive system, called InteractiveSquash to be put on display. Checking out the new technology tonight will be members of the New Zealand Junior Squash Team who are on their way to ...  


Pointe Claire Training Regatta for Youth prepares Olympic sailing hopefuls

Globalnews.caGlobalnews.ca - Jul 8, 2018
WATCH ABOVE: Teams of athletes ranging from eight-years-old to their late teens participated in the annual TRY Pointe-Claire Regatta over the weekend. As Phil Carpenter reports high-profile eyes were scouting the waters for future Canadian national ...  


Youth Soccer Participation Has Fallen Significantly in America

New York TimesNew York Times - Jul 14, 2018
Not having the American team in the tournament robbed officials of an opportunity to re-energize the sport among youth distracted by other diversions.  

Table Tennis

Ping-pong diplomacy: North Korea table tennis team heads South

The Korea HeraldThe Straits Times - Jul 6, 2018
SEOUL (AFP) - North Korea will play in a table tennis competition in South Korea this month (July), in the latest sign of warming ties between the Cold War rivals whose rapprochement owes much to sport. North Korea, who competed in February's Winter ...  


Being on a Pro Tennis Tour Means Accepting Failure

New York TimesNew York Times - Jul 13, 2018
WIMBLEDON, England — Welcome to the tennis world, where you will fail every week. Julien Benneteau, 36, has won more than $9 million in his career and won a Grand Slam doubles crown. Yet, in singles, he considers himself a failure. “I lost every week ...  


Local stars shine at volleyball all-star game. Grapevine standout wins MVP

Fort Worth Star TelegramFort Worth Star Telegram - Jul 15, 2018
Grapevine's Symone Wesley was named MVP during the annual Texas Girls Coaches Association 5A-6A all-star volleyball game Wednesday night at Arlington Martin. Wesley and five other Fort Worth area stars were on the Red team, which beat the Blue ...  


Cabrillo looking for girls water polo coach

Lompoc RecordLompoc Record - Jun 26, 2018
The Cabrillo Girls Water Polo program has coaching opportunities for anyone interested in coaching high school water polo. High School level coaching experience is preferred but not required. All interested applicants can contact Athletic Director ...  


Racquetball drama spills off the court: 'I not only lost a club, I lost friends'

The OlympianThe Olympian - Jul 12, 2018
As Bernie Friedman tells it, he was only trying to help. Friedman, an avid racquetball player, was a member of The Valley Athletic Club in Tumwater for 35 years before his membership was revoked. He said it was because over the years he suggested more ...  


Liverpool Trampolining Gymnastics Club is best of British. Again

Liverpool EchoLiverpool Echo - Jul 7, 2018
One gymnast in Tumbling plus one first reserve: the first time Liverpool have qualified a Tumbler and become only the second British club to be represented in all three trampolining disciplines. 80 Gymnasts qualify to the English Championships which ...  

Weight Lifting

Ask the Doctors: Adding weight-lifting regimen as we age improves overall health
AberdeenNews.com - Jul 11, 2018

Dear Doctor: I retired from a demanding desk job last year and, at age 65, have had to face the facts — I have become sedentary and need to lose at least 20 pounds. My wife is helping me out with a more healthful diet. But my son says that in addition ...  

Wheelchair Basketball

Wheelchair basketball can be played by everyone, says Northants Phoenix squad members

Northampton Chronicle and EchoNorthampton Chronicle and Echo - Jul 10, 2018
"I feel energised and strong playing wheelchair basketball - it proves that you can still do what you used to maybe just a little differently. It's the thing that I look forward to all week and I love being able to talk to friends and family about it ...  


Dave Martinez on Bryce Harper jogging to first | MLB.com

MLB.comMLB.com - Jul 14, 2018
NEW YORK -- Sometime before the Nationals and Mets continue their four-game set on Saturday from Citi Field, Nationals manager Dave Martinez plans to call ...  


Marathon Wimbledon Semifinal Match Highlights Need For Rule Change

ForbesForbes - Jul 16, 2018
For those not paying attention, the Wimbledon semifinal match between American John Isner and South African Kevin Anderson required a fifth set, decided by a final score of 26-24 games under the "win by two games in the fifth set" rule. With the final ...  


Record turnout for ultramarathon despite intense heat

Herald SeriesHerald Series - Jul 17, 2018
MORE than 2,400 people battled the intense heat during a gruelling 100km race along the Ridgeway through Oxfordshire. Despite the soaring temperatures, there was a record turnout at the Race to the Stones challenge on Saturday and Sunday. The race to ...  


Nearly 300 participate in 10th Annual Kids' Triathlon in Troy

Dayton Daily NewsDayton Daily News - Jul 15, 2018
Excited kid athletes, proud moms and dads and a troop of watchful volunteers make up the 10th Annual Kids' Triathlon in Troy Sunday. Montgomery County Fair concludes with half price admission. Around 300 children between the ages of 4-14 participated ...  


Diary: Hancock's half parkour

The StageThe Stage - Jul 11, 2018
Last week, the politician tried his hands at parkour, for example. For anyone who doesn't know (and Tabard had to make some enquiries) it's when young, athletic types throw themselves off building ledges, or leap over walls and do fancy acrobatics.  


Le Parkour a Freerunning: Pohled do historie nejspektakulárnějšího druhu běhu

Sport.czSport.cz - Jun 17, 2018
V dnešní době se parkour stává hlavně výsadou mladých ve věku zhruba 10-15 let. Parkour je trend, životní styl a s tím spojený styl oblékání. Každý, kdo nosí čepici nebo triko s nápisem parkour, pak automaticky sděluje světu něco jako: Mám super ...  


Tower Hill offering free hours on Thursdays
Worcester Telegram - Jul 4, 2018

July 19, 8 to 9 p.m., Introduction to ChiRunning;. Aug. 2, 8:30 to 10 p.m., Mothing at Night;. Aug. 9 and 16, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Family Caterpillar Hunt;. Aug. 9, 7 to 10 p.m., Night Photography Lecture and Photo Shoot; and. Aug. 23, 6:30 to 7:45 p.m ...  

Adventure Racing

Thai ex-navy seal diver was a champion adventure racer – tribute from team for 'ultimate sacrifice' helping soccer ...

South China Morning PostSouth China Morning Post - Jul 6, 2018
Tragic news broke on Friday morning that a former Thai navy diver died while trying to bring food to the trapped soccer team in Thailand, and now his former adventure racing team has paid tribute for his 'ultimate sacrifice'.  

Highland Games

Braidy Miller Wins Scottish Athlete of the Highland Games

WFMYNews2.comWFMYNews2.com - Jul 15, 2018
LINVILLE, NC - Braidy Miller repeated as Scotish Athlete of the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games over the weekend. Miller, from Lebanon, Tenn., finished first in three of the seven competitions: the 56-pound weight throw for distance, 40 feet and ...  

Mountain Climbing

Kalamazoo man sets a mountain climbing world record

WWMT-TVWWMT-TV - Jul 2, 2018
KALAMAZOO, Mich. — A Kalamazoo man has set a new world record for climbing the most 14,000 foot mountains in a single day and he finished the accomplishment, Friday, in the Colorado Rocky Mountains. Josh Sanders climbed 10 mountains in 23 hours ...  

Horse Racing

From NFL to Farming: Jacob Tamme Chats Cows and Horse Racing

America's Best RacingAmerica's Best Racing - Jul 9, 2018
My introduction to horse racing occurred when ... When I was born in the great state of Kentucky! Three words that define what Thoroughbred racing means to me: Beauty. Pageantry. Excitement. What's more exciting: a game winning touchdown or your horse ...  

Camel Racing

Camel racing: From the beach and vineyard to the red dust of Boulia

The Weekly TimesThe Weekly Times - Jun 26, 2018
Kyrraley Woodhouse came into camel racing and riding by chance: a young, state-ranked pony club showrider from Cessnock in the Hunter Valley, she was asked to help out with an exhibition race at Castle Hill by friends operating camel rides at Birubi ...  


Mac Miller Previews New LP 'Swimming' With Coffin-Escaping 'Self Care' Video

Rolling StoneRolling Stone - Jul 13, 2018
Mac Miller contemplates the beauty of “oblivion” on his new song “Self Care.” The spacey, two-part single previews his newly announced album, Swimming, out August 3rd via Warner Bros. Records.  


Mackworth Island reopens, rowing group getting back on the water

Kennebec Journal & Morning SentinelKennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel - Jul 14, 2018
The causeway to Mackworth Island in Falmouth reopened Friday and a Portland rowing club said it will get back on the water with help from Waynflete after most of its boats were damaged by a powerful “down burst” that swept through the area Tuesday, ...  


Watch Arjun Kapoor and Anshula Kapoor bond over sculling

Times of IndiaTimes of India - Jul 9, 2018
Arjun Kapoor, who recently wrapped up the shooting schedule of his upcoming romantic-comedy 'Namaste England', is currently spending time with his family. Going by his Instagram stories the star is living and loving every moment of it. The 'Mubarakan' ...  

Wind Surfing

Majoy Key Companies Continued Growth and International Expansion in Wind Surf Masts Market
Digital Journal - Jul 7, 2018

Albany, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 07/06/2018 -- Wind surf masts are the wind surfing equipment attached to the wind surf board and to which the sail is attached. The wind surf mast makes up the skeleton of the wind surf setup. Wind surf masts play an important ...  

Kite Surfing

Miami covers the ABC's with the arts, beaches and cuisines

The Philadelphia TribuneThe Philadelphia Tribune - Jul 6, 2018
This is a great place to indulge your adventurous side and try kite-surfing, parasailing or jet-skiing. The beach is an obvious draw — head to South Pointe or mid-Beach for quieter scenes than you'll find in the heart of South Beach — and hotel pools ...  

Scuba Diving

The Power of Scuba Diving for People with Disabilities

Chicago Tonight | WTTWChicago Tonight | WTTW - Jul 9, 2018
Scuba diving, research has shown, offers special benefits for veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder and spinal cord injuries, as well as benefits for people with autism. The researchers have studied people learning to dive with Chicago-based ...  

Cave Diving

Cave-diving experts feel the ripples of the Thailand rescue — a rise in demand

Washington PostWashington Post - Jul 13, 2018
Summer is usually the slow season for scuba diving at Bonne Terre Mine in Missouri, about an hour south of St. Louis. But not this year. Not since 12 young soccer players and their coach were rescued from a flooded cave in Mae Sai, Thailand ...  


'Religion Of Sports' TV Show To Feature Freediving In Its Third Season

DeeperBlue.comDeeperBlue.com - Jul 13, 2018
Freediving will be featured in the upcoming season of the TV show “Religion of Sports.” The show specializes in shining a light on some of the non-mainstream sports and sporting events. The upcoming season 3 will feature an episode on the Vertical Blue ...  


Barracuda bites man snorkeling off Key Largo

Miami HeraldMiami Herald - Jul 9, 2018
A barracuda bit a man on the leg when he was snorkeling off Key Largo Saturday afternoon. The man was swimming within John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park when he was bitten, Officer Bobby Dube with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation ...  


Rafting Season on Colorado's Arkansas River Remains Strong
PR Newswire (press release) - Jul 13, 2018

The Voluntary Flow Management Program augments flows for whitewater rafting.  


Waters off Cranberry perfect for kiteboarding

Mount Desert IslanderMount Desert Islander - Jun 23, 2018
CRANBERRY ISLES — Catching air around the islands is something Adam Vance has been doing for years. In 2012, Vance was one of 12 world professionals in the sport of kiteboarding who was invited to demonstrate it at the Olympic Format Trials.  

Water Skiing

Wascana cancels annual disabled water-skiing demonstration

News Talk 980 CJMENews Talk 980 CJME - Jul 11, 2018
A program that offers water-skiing for people living with disabilities will not be allowed to operate on Wascana Lake this year because it relies on motorboats. The adaptive water-skiing “give-it-a-go” day takes place each year on the lake. The program ...  

Whitewater Kayaking

Diary Entry: Learning to Whitewater Kayak

The Source Weekly (press release) (blog)The Source Weekly (press release) (blog) - Jul 5, 2018
This year, I've taken three "Full Immersions,"—the intro to whitewater kayaking weekend classes offered by Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe—and one day of private training, and I'm feeling like hot sh**. I've got my rudder stroke on lock. I've dialed in ...  

Whitewater Rafting

Active Adventures: Minnesota Whitewater Rafting

FOX 21 OnlineFOX 21 Online - Jul 13, 2018
SCANLON, Minn. — With the recent heavy rainfall across the Northland, the river levels are high and the water is rushing! This makes for a perfect wild whitewater rafting experience! Join Meteorologist Brittney Merlot for this week's Active Adventures ...  

Sailboat Racing

This New Electric Racing Boat Is Already Making Waves

Green MattersGreen Matters - Jun 26, 2018
Sailboat racing has been a global sport for decades and continues to push the envelope with cutting-edge vessel design and technology. The latest boat to make a splash is the Rán VII with its sleek black look and electric motor. This new design was ...  

Boat Building

Families put boat building skills to the test at Wooden Boat Festival

KATUKATU - Jul 2, 2018
One of the highlights of the Wooden Boat Festival hit the Portland Waterfront this weekend – the Family Boat building event. This year, 12 families put their boat building skills to the test. Event organizers supply the kits, the tools, and the ...  


Video: Scary moment sailer's catamaran is caught in mini-tsunami

Daily MailDaily Mail - Jul 16, 2018
Video: Scary moment sailer's catamaran is caught in mini-tsunami. This footage captured in the port of Alcúdia in Mallorca shows a sailer trying to control his catamaran going against the tide as the island is hit by meteotsunami called a 'rissaga'. e ...  

Alpine Skiing

Skiing a model for equity says top earner Shiffrin

Channel NewsAsiaChannel NewsAsia - Jul 9, 2018
LOS ANGELES: The world's best overall women's ski racer Mikaela Shiffrin, who for the second successive year was the highest paid athlete in the sport, said Alpine skiing can serve as a model for equal pay. The 23-year-old American, who again earned ...  

Cross Country Skiing

Training at new heights

Pine JournalPine Journal - Jul 9, 2018
Aidan and Charlotte Ripp, son and daughter of Caroline and Ken Ripp, are taking their skiing talent to the next level. In this sport, athletes compete in cross-country skiing and ski jumping. To find yourself on the podium in this sport, one must ski ...  

Nordic Skiing

Para hockey star switches to Nordic skiing

Korea JoongAng DailyKorea JoongAng Daily - Jul 15, 2018
Para hockey star switches to Nordic skiing. July 16,2018. Korea's Paralympic hockey star Jung Seung-hwan is switching to para Nordic skiing after helping his country win a bronze medal at the PyeongChang Winter Paralympics, officials said Friday.  


Skijoring Is Winter's Wildest Sport. Here's How to Do It

BloombergBloomberg - Jan 12, 2018
Consider skijoring, the art of skiing while towed by rope at breakneck speed by horse or dog. Or as we like to think of it: the best winter pastime you never knew existed. It may not an Olympic sport—the closest it got was a demonstration at the 1928 ...  

Ice Hockey

Trump presents Putin with Ovechkin's NHL jersey and ice hockey puck

TASSTASS - Jul 16, 2018
HELSINKI, July 16. /TASS/. US President Donald Trump presented his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Monday with a team jersey of Alexander Ovechkin, a Russian ice hockey star playing for NHL's Washington Capitals, as well as with an ice hockey ...  


JP Walker in town for July snowboarding at Woodward Copper summer camp

Vail Daily NewsVail Daily News - Jul 13, 2018
"Obviously, in the snowboarding industry, you can get pretty caught up in the party scene, if you want to," Walker said on Tuesday, July 10, from Copper Mountain. "I really avoided that my whole career, it wasn't something that was for me. I was more ...  


Great Lot Sportsman's Club marks 25 years
Journal & Republican - Jul 5, 2018

The club holds popular events such as guided bike tours, maintains the trail system in the area, snowshoeing and more. Though Charles Case retired a few years ago, he's still involved in helping the club and helps all the time. “He's still up there all ...  

Ski Jumping

Summer ski jumping takes off in Anchorage

KTUU.comKTUU.com - Jul 11, 2018
Summer ski jumping takes off in Anchorage. Error loading player: No playable sources found. By Patrick Enslow |. Posted: Tue 6:14 PM, Jul 10, 2018. ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - Ski jumping is a growing sport in Alaska, and this week local skiers will get ...  

Speed Skating

Richard MacLennan retires from long track speed skating

SooTodaySooToday - Jul 11, 2018
“My best memories from speed skating include every time my teammates and I tested ourselves mentally, physically, and emotionally,” said MacLennan. “One memory that sticks out in particular was getting lost in Bend, Oregon, on a mountain biking trip.  


'Bachelorette' recap: snowmobiling, bobsledding and an early 'I'm falling in love with you'

SW News MediaSW News Media - Jun 19, 2018
During last week's “The Bachelorette,” starring 2008 Prior Lake High School graduate Becca Kufrin, there was so much drama and so many injuries that the rose ceremony was pushed to this week's episode. For those who don't really know what's going on ...  

Figure Skating

Birmingham figure skating team wins national title

AL.comAL.com - Jul 6, 2018
A Birmingham-based ballet-figure skating team won a national title last week during an Illinois competition. Magic City Theatre on Ice, which represents the Birmingham Figure Skating Club and the Pelham Civic Complex and Ice Arena, won first place in ...  

Freestyle Skiing

'Bright clothes, big moves': How Australian freestyle skiing came to be

The Canberra TimesThe Canberra Times - Jul 7, 2018
The 1970s were a time of big hair, mass protests and societal change. It was a change that also extended to the snowfield. "The world was changing, and freestyle skiing was part of that radical change," veteran skier Randy Wieman said. "It was going ...  

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