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Aerobics


Water Aerobics class at SUU now free to many

IroncountytodayIroncountytoday - Oct 16, 2018
CEDAR CITY–There have been some changes to the water aerobics class at Southern Utah University pool. The time has been changed from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Tuesday and Thursday. The instructor, Allison Simpson, is pleased to announce that the class is ...  

American Football


Ecuadorian American Football League heads into final weekend

American Football InternationalAmerican Football International - Oct 12, 2018
The eight-team Ecuadorian American Football League (Federación de Football Americano – Ecuador) winds up the regular season this weekend. The two-time and defending champions, the Lobos de Quito (5-0) have dominated the Northern Conference ...  

Archery


Ready, set, bow: The Spot Archery lets it fly for anniversary

The Business JournalThe Business Journal - Oct 11, 2018
For anyone wanting to try a new activity, they should take a shot at the growing sport of archery. The Spot Archery in Fresno recently celebrated its fifth year in business and offers professional archery equipment, service and shooting lanes for ...  

Baseball


Dodgers' Way To Play Baseball Does Not Include Loafing

ForbesForbes - Oct 15, 2018
While curious, I also dusted off my old copy of "The Dodgers' Way To Play Baseball," which includes chapters on pitching, batting, bunting, sliding, first base play, catching (for Yasmani Grandal) and "the elimination of hazards." I believe that last ...  

Basketball


Puma releases its new basketball shoe, the Clyde Court Disrupt

SB NationSB Nation - Oct 11, 2018
When Puma announced its return to the NBA shoe game back in June, fans were intrigued and curious about what the lifestyle shoe brand would create with its first basketball sneaker in two decades. Not only did Puma make a big splash by signing four NBA ...  

Badminton


Badminton: Singapore's Loh Kean Yew and Yeo Jia Min to play with European clubs

The Straits TimesThe Straits Times - Oct 19, 2018
SINGAPORE - Shuttlers Loh Kean Yew and Yeo Jia Min will play badminton professionally for two European clubs for the next few months, the Singapore Badminton Association and Singapore Sports School (SSP) announced on Friday (Oct 19) afternoon.  

Beach Volleyball


Womens Beach Volleyball Team Navigates The Journey To College And The Youth Olympic Podium Together

TeamUSA.orgTeamUSA.org - Oct 16, 2018
The two have known each other for years, have partnered in beach volleyball for two years, will compete as UCLA teammates starting next year they are currently representing Team USA together at the Summer Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018.  

Bossaball


Trendsporterlebnis: Trampolin, Bossaball und Virtual-Reality

Braunschweiger ZeitungBraunschweiger Zeitung - Sep 24, 2018
Trampolin-Shows, Spiele beim Bossaball und das Eintauchen in digitale Welten erwarten die Besucher am 29. und 30. September beim „trendsporterlebnis“ in der Braunschweiger Innenstadt. Darüber hinaus zeigen regionale Vereine ihr umfangreiches ...  

Bocce


Seniors win first 'Big Wig' Bocce tournament

Valley BreezeValley Breeze - Oct 11, 2018
Arlene Gentile, of Smithfield, a member of the Seniors team, says she has been playing Bocce for 15 years. The “Big Wigs” and “The Seniors” battled it out at the first Bocce Tournament on the grounds of the Smithfield Senior Center last Friday. (Breeze ...  

Body Building


Fitness


How This Fitness Enthusiast Turned His Last 12 Cents Into A World-Leading Health Club

ForbesForbes - Oct 14, 2018
Joe took the advice to heart, and it wasn't long before he found a hero in fitness star Jack LaLanne. An eight-year-old Joe stationed himself in front of the television as often as he could, exercising alongside the bodybuilder. “By the time Christmas ...  

Fitness Gym


Destrehan fitness center honored for community service

NOLA.com (blog)NOLA.com (blog) - Oct 17, 2018
Just one year after creating a formal "Outreach Team," the Anytime Fitness gym was recognized with one of the company's most prestigious awards. Owner Michelle Oubre and her team were named the Anytime Fitness "Community Outreach Club of the Year" ...  

Bowling


Volunteer center bowling tournament set for Nov. 4
WatertownDailyTimes.com - Oct 10, 2018

OGDENSBURG — The Inaugural Volunteer Transportation Center No Tap Bowling Tournament will be held at the Ogdensburg Bowling Alley on Nov. 4. Registration begins at 12:30 p.m. and bowling begins at 1 p.m., but teams can sign up ahead of time at ...  

Chess


'Hour Of Chess' Week For All ChessKids!

Chess.comChess.com - Oct 16, 2018
Looking for a great way to kick off your school's chess club in the fall? The Fourth "Hour of Chess Week" is the first time we will host the event outside of the spring! This back-to-school edition still gives you a chance to win 500 gold memberships ...  

Cricket


Langer juggles his first Test XI puzzle

cricket.com.aucricket.com.au - Oct 2, 2018
"I think Matthew Renshaw will be physically fine - the one thing he's got is he hasn't played much cricket," Langer told reporters in Dubai. "He went on the Australia A trip, he got a hamstring strain … he hasn't spent much time in the middle. That's ...  

Croquet


Buckthorn croquet? New Lake Elmo center blends nature, humor, community service

TwinCities.com-Pioneer PressTwinCities.com-Pioneer Press - Oct 9, 2018
Tony Manzara and his wife, Connie Kirk, tap their buckthorn mallets together after playing croquet at the Sally Manzara Interpretive Nature Center in Lake Elmo on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018. Founder Tony Manzara put in $300,000 of his own money toward the ...  

Curling


ON THE ROCKS: Two-time Olympic champ done with 'grind' of men's curling

Winnipeg SunWinnipeg Sun - Oct 17, 2018
Two-time Olympic gold medallist John Morris is pretty much done with men's curling. Morris is concentrating solely on mixed doubles this year and doesn't expect to go back to the traditional four-player game any time soon. “Going forward, I'd say I ...  

Cycling


Is Taiwan the Cycling Capitol of Asia?

BicyclingBicycling - Oct 11, 2018
The famed Cycling Route No. 1 might be the best way to experience Taiwan cycling culture firsthand, taking riders about 1,200 kilometers around the island, following the breathtakingly scenic coast. Riders pass numerous historic temples and villages ...  

Dancesport


DanceSport holds National Championships
BusinessWorld Online - Oct 10, 2018

World DanceSport Federation licensed adjudicators John Alan Winter of Denmark, Judit Sandor of Hungary, Kazuaki Watanabe of Japan, Joshua Low of Singapore, Roger Hou of Taiwan, Thu Trang Hoang of Vietnam, Pietro Del Bello of Hong Kong and ...  

Darts


High school football: Davis coach Arquette has Darts aiming for big success after serious struggles

Deseret NewsDeseret News - Oct 11, 2018
KAYSVILLE — To say Mitch Arquette inherited a huge challenge when he took the reins of the Davis High School football program just prior to the 2017 season would be an understatement. But through the initial struggles, Arquette has brought the Darts ...  

Equestrian


Equestrian vaulting is finding a foothold among children

The Ellsworth AmericanThe Ellsworth American - Oct 17, 2018
Through Aurora Vaulters, their nonprofit organization, mother and daughter Deb and Cynthia Andrews coach the international equestrian sport at Starlight Horse Farm off Route 184 in East Lamoine. Their “gentle giant” Rosie, a 13-year-old draft horse ...  

Field Hockey


Walpole's Brook Matherson sticking with BC field hockey for final run

The Boston GlobeThe Boston Globe - Oct 18, 2018
Brooke Matherson was determined to finished her field hockey career at Boston College on her own terms. A stress fracture that developed into a broken bone in her foot cost the Walpole High graduate her sophomore season at BC. Then last fall, after ...  

Gaelic Football


Byrne: 'Gaelic football is a much different game now'

RTE.ieRTE.ie - Oct 4, 2018
Louth's Ciaran Byrne says Gaelic football has changed significantly since he departed for Australia almost six years ago and not for the better. The 23-year old has been playing Australian Rules with Carlton FC since 2013 but is currently lining out ...  

Playing Golf


Groves enjoys 'rewarding' summer playing golf

The Daily ProgressThe Daily Progress - Oct 19, 2018
“I've been playing golf for as long as I can remember, probably as long as I could walk,” Groves said. “I had two plastic golf clubs when I was really little, and my parents said I would spend hours in the yard hitting balls.” He started playing golf ...  

Gymnastics


Throw another log onto the ongoing dumpster fire that is USA Gymnastics

Vanity FairThe Boston Globe - Oct 18, 2018
A few things I care about . . . □ Will USA Gymnastics ever get it right? Throw another log onto the ongoing dumpster fire that is USAG, the organization that oversees one of the most popular sports among girls and young women in this country yet ...  

Goalball


Indonesia 2018: China chasing double goalball gold

International Paralympic CommitteeInternational Paralympic Committee - Oct 11, 2018
China are targeting gold in both the men's and women's goalball after victories in their semi-finals on Thursday (11 October) at the Indonesia 2018 Asian Para Games. Standing in their way are Iran in the men's and Japan in the women's final. Women.  

Handball


Jamalpur clinch nat'l youth Women's Handball

Dhaka TribuneDhaka Tribune - Oct 17, 2018
Jamalpur clinched the 5th national youth Women's Handball tournament, organised by Bangladesh Handball federation and sponsored by Walton, at the Shaheed (captain) M Monsur Ali stadium in Dhaka on Wednesday. The tournament, which began on 13 ...  

Hurling


Cork dominate U21 Hurling Team of the Year

RTE.ieRTE.ie - Oct 17, 2018
The 2018 Bord Gáis Energy U21 Hurling Team of the Year has been revealed with beaten All-Ireland finalists Cork leading the way with six representatives on this year's team selection. The Rebel County were comfortable winners against Tipperary in the ...  

Jai Alai


Seminole looks to spruce up blighted area around old jai-alai fronton

Orlando SentinelOrlando Sentinel - Sep 28, 2018
The area around the old Orlando Jai-Alai fronton along U.S. Highway 17-92 in Fern Park is not one of Seminole County's prettiest spots. The sidewalks along Fernwood Boulevard and Oxford Road are cracked and uneven. The landscaping is covered with ...  

Korfball


Sport

BBC SportBBC Sport - Oct 13, 2018
England, Wales and Scotland have teams that are competing in the IKF European Korfball Championships that are taking place in the Netherlands from Saturday 13, October until Sunday 21, October 2018. BBC Wales Sport went to find out what is exactly is ...  

BMX Racing


Ryan Williams finishes sixth in the state in BMX racing

Camden Haven CourierCamden Haven Courier - Oct 17, 2018
RYAN Williams can add his name to a growing list of Wauchope High School students doing good things. Over the years, the school has produced many top flight sports men and women and Williams has returned home after having had success.  

Formula One


All-female motor racing series aims to break through Formula One's 'glass-ceiling'

CNBCCNBC - Oct 10, 2018
A new all-female racing series, aimed at encouraging women racers to get into Formula One, will launch in May 2019. The W Series has the support of several key names within the sport, including former grand prix driver David Coulthard and top car ...  

Nascar


How the Truck Series Playoffs field stacks up heading into Talladega

NASCARNASCAR - Oct 11, 2018
That is the daunting prospect drivers in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Playoffs face in Saturday's Round of 8 elimination race (1 p.m. ET, FOX, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). Two drivers have clinched a spot in the Round of 6 already. Of the ...  

Drag Racing


Prosecutor: Beloved High School Vice Principal Struck, Killed By Drag Racing Driver In New Jersey

CBS New YorkCBS New York - Oct 11, 2018
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A beloved New Jersey educator was killed by a vehicle investigators say was drag racing and now, the search is on for the driver. The Middlesex County Prosecutor on Wednesday released new video hoping it leads to ...  

Drag Car


This 2015 Chevy HHR Comp Eliminator Drag Car is One of a Kind

Super Chevy NetworkSuper Chevy Network - Oct 11, 2018
While we won't jump into any of the politics or the reasons why NHRA's long running Sportsman level—Competition Eliminator—has been contracting in size and/or seemingly stagnant in recent seasons, we did observe something hopeful recently.  

Nhra


Steve Torrence continues on NHRA Top Fuel roll, captures Carolina Nationals

Charlotte ObserverCharlotte Observer - Oct 14, 2018
Steve Torrence continued his powerful and speedy march toward a National Hot Rod Association Top Fuel Dragster championship Sunday, winning the Carolina Nationals at zMax Dragway. Torrence blitzed reigning champion Brittany Force in the finals, ...  

Funny Cars


All Chevys… All Weekend

wtvr.comwtvr.com - Oct 10, 2018
RICHMOND, Va. - The 2018 Menards Chevy Show makes a stop at The Virginia Motorsports Park Friday, October 12th – Sunday, October 14th and you'll be able to see everything from the wicked, fire breathing 300/mph jet cars to the funny cars. Rick Linder ...  

Top Fuel Dragster


This Is What It's Like Onboard a Top Fuel Dragster

JalopnikJalopnik - Sep 20, 2018
Over 330 mph. A thousand feet in less than four seconds. A driver easily will feel more than four times the weight of gravity pressing upon their chest. The acceleration is enough to cause serious eye problems. This is what it's like onboard a Top Fuel ...  

Motorcycle Racing


Motorcycle Racing Gets Its First Female World Champion by Just One Point

JalopnikJalopnik - Oct 4, 2018
Women are showing the boys' club how it's done in racing lately, as they often do—like 17-year-old Hailie Deegan winning a NASCAR K&N Pro Series West race in her 18th start, or Ana Carrasco becoming the first female motorcycle racing world champion.  

Motocross


Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship Series includes Florida stop in '19

ESPNESPN - Oct 9, 2018
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- Major motocross racing is headed back to Florida for the first time in 21 years. The 2019 schedule for the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship was announced Tuesday and will include a June 22 race at WW Ranch Motocross ...  

Go Kart


New Go Kart Kit Transforms Segway's 2-Wheel People Mover Into A Go Kart

CleanTechnicaCleanTechnica - Oct 15, 2018
On the technical side, the “Gokart kit” takes what is basically a slimmed down version of the original Segway that they now call a Ninebot by Segway miniPRO320 and built a go kart frame around it. That means that it retains all the functionality of the ...  

Netball


Back to Netball: Why you need to don a bib and get back on the court

BBC SportBBC Sport - Oct 16, 2018
Every Monday evening, 31-year-old Christine Bithell leaves works and goes out to meet friends for a catch-up. She works a stressful job and needs to unwind but she bypasses the post-work pint and instead heads to a Back to Netball session. "I started ...  

Pickleball


AROUND TOWN: Pickleball?
Scranton Times-Tribune - Oct 14, 2018

The New York City Marathon is less than a month away for Jim Brogna, vice president for Corporate Advancement and Communications at Allied Services. And while this will be the 48-year-old's ninth marathon, it will take on a far more personal note as ...  

Pocket Billiards


From Mars Bars to Thunderbirds: Eight things Slough gave the world

BBC NewsBBC News - Sep 14, 2018
Neville Chamberlain (not that one) was born in Upton Park in 1856, and created snooker by combining two forms of pocket billiards games. The name is thought to be derived from army slang for a new cadet - a "snooker" - perhaps in reference to the ...  

Powerboating


Letter To The Editor: Powerboating Legend Don Onken Defends Ethanol For Boats

Lake ExpoLake Expo - Oct 5, 2018
I am responding to a September 21 piece that ran on the Lake Expo website taken from a BoatUS survey, Survey: Boaters Have Little Love for Ethanol, 83 Percent Would Choose E0 if Available. I have been involved in boating for over 40 years, and the Lake ...  

Powerlifting


Yoga, crossfit and powerlifting: Tough training regime has Young ...

Hyundai A-LeagueHyundai A-League - Oct 18, 2018
Brisbane Roar goalkeeper Jamie Young could have been forgiven for getting comfortable in the off-season. The 33-year-old was in outstanding form throughout ...  

Rugby


Rugby union: talking points from the European Champions Cup

The Guardian (blog)The Guardian (blog) - Oct 15, 2018
It seemed as if all talking points would have to revolve around the 52-3 destruction on Friday night of the former multiple champions Wasps by Leinster – or the Ireland team plus James Lowe, which means the Ireland team in a couple of years' time. But ...  

Shaolin


Watch Zlatan Ibrahimovic's outrageous 500th career goal – 'So Shaolin soccer wasn't just a movie?'

South China Morning PostSouth China Morning Post - Sep 16, 2018
Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic made history by scoring his 500th career goal in stunning fashion against Toronto FC. The 36-year-old Ibrahimovic became just the third active footballer to reach the milestone, joining Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.  

Squash


State-of-the-art youth squash center opens in Cleveland

WKYC.comWKYC.com - Oct 13, 2018
There's a brand news, state-of-the-art youth development center in Cleveland, and the sport at the heart of it? Squash, a cross between tennis and raquetball. The new Urban Squash center on West 47th St. and Lorain Ave. includes four courts, classrooms ...  

Sailing


Sailing: Water Witch cast spell on owners, will again compete at Leukemia Cup

Marin Independent JournalMarin Independent Journal - Oct 16, 2018
It was love at first sight for John Egelston when he discovered Water Witch. He was walking the Richmond docks when he first spotted the beauty, immediately falling for her classic lines and unique shape. He and his wife Gena bought the boat, sailing ...  

Soccer


New video shows Ponte Vedra's 'Golfcart Gail' calling police on soccer dad during child's game

FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXXFirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX - Oct 16, 2018
A new video of a St. Johns County woman shows her calling police on a father of a teen soccer player as he and his wife attempted to leave the field. The second video follows an initial recording reported by First Coast News yesterday. A witness named ...  

Table Tennis


Future Olympians train at table tennis facility in Katy

KHOU.comKHOU.com - Oct 17, 2018
Future Olympians train at table tennis facility in Katy. The coaching team at the Houston International Table Tennis Academy has several athletes on the US National team. Published: 4:05 AM CDT October 17, 2018. Updated: 11:05 PM CDT October 16, 2018 ...  

Tennis


Roger Federer calls on tennis players to respect ballboys and ballgirls

The GuardianThe Guardian - Oct 9, 2018
Tennis players need to respect ball boys and ball girls, Roger Federer said in the wake of a row following Fernando Verdasco's rant over a sweaty towel. Verdasco was cast as a villain on social media last week after appearing to berate a ballboy for ...  

Volleyball


Big Foot's Hehr found her niche on the volleyball court

GazettextraGazettextra - Oct 14, 2018
Then volleyball entered the picture. She started playing in fifth grade and immediately found her niche. And now, she's one of the top players in the state. So while most kids take advantage of the rest and relaxation that comes with the Christmas ...  

Waterpolo


Gannon men's waterpolo remains unbeaten

GannonknightGannonknight - Oct 3, 2018
Gannon University's unbeaten men's water polo team ran its season-long win streak to 13 games last week, picking up a pair of exhibition wins over Penn State Behrend and Mount San Antonio and a victory over Salem University. The Knights topped ...  

Racquetball


Lawyer wins third straight national racquetball title

Sun SentinelSun Sentinel - Oct 18, 2018
Delray Beach's Jonathan Burns picked up his third straight national championship at the recent 2018 UnitedHealthcare US Open Racquetball Championships in Minneapolis. It marked the third straight year that the reigning Florida State Open Singles ...  

Trampolining


Rising star secures place in national trampolining championships

Shropshire LiveShropshire Live - Oct 11, 2018
She began her trampolining at the Severn Gymnastics Trampolining Club, in Shrewsbury, before joining Shrewsbury Trampolining Club. Her talent was soon spotted by coaches who recommended that she progress her elite training in Liverpool. Since then ...  

Weight Lifting


When It's OK to Work The Same Muscles Back to Back

Shape MagazineShape Magazine - Oct 17, 2018
That's why, if you do too much HIIT training, you may experience overtraining syndrome. To prevent that, rotate HIIT days and strength days—with low-intensity active recovery days, of course. "A mix of HIIT and heavy weight lifting will help you look ...  

Wheelchair Basketball


Iran's men's wheelchair basketball team champions of Asian Para Games

Tehran TimesTehran Times - Oct 13, 2018
TEHRAN – Iran national wheelchair basketball team defeated Japan in the final match of the 2018 Asian Para Games to win the title. On Saturday and in the final day of the Games in Jakarta, Indonesia, the Persians edged past Japan 68-66 at the Gelora ...  

Jogging


How To Protect Yourself While Jogging

SimplemostSimplemost - Oct 11, 2018
Many people turn to jogging for exercise. It's free, accessible and yields a number of health benefits. If you do it outside, you also get the added perk of some fresh air and sunshine, depending on the time of day. Unfortunately, several high-profile ...  

Marathon


Cramer's 'power ranking' for energy: Marathon, ConocoPhillips, Valero, EOG, Anadarko

CNBCCNBC - Oct 15, 2018
With stocks trying to recover from last week's painful selling, CNBC's Jim Cramer wanted to continue his marketwide power rankings to find plays worth buying at these levels. "We're going sector by sector to highlight the stocks that seem best ...  

Ultramarathon


ULTRAMARATHON MAN

Palm Beach PostPalm Beach Post - Sep 18, 2018
And as a seven-time finisher of the world's most challenging ultramarathon: the Badwater 135 in Death Valley, California. “I'm always searching for what I call the 'three I's' — insurmountable, incomprehensible and impossible,” said McKinney of his ...  

Triathlon


Locals to compete in Louisville triathlon
Meridian Star - Oct 11, 2018

Kennedy said he's seen participation from the local triathlon community ebb and flow over the years, but involvement in the sport has picked back up over the last eight years. Events such as the annual Sunfish Triathlon have helped pique interest.  

Parkour


Parkour stars flip their way through Urban Park

OlympicsOlympics - Oct 16, 2018
With curious children watching, Fernandez executes a back flip, a side somersault and some jumps over boxes as he makes his way through the area at Urban Park where the 'Parkour BA' team are running initiation workshops. Vaulting and flipping, livewire ...  

Freerunning


Filmpje: Freerunning in centrum Assen

Assercourant.nlAssercourant.nl - Oct 6, 2018
Filmpje: Freerunning in centrum Assen. Gepubliceerd: 7 oktober 2018 00:46. Assen – Op internet circuleert een filmpje met een onbekend persoon, die al 'freerunnend' over de daken van het Asser centrum gaat. vorige. © YouTube / Justin Fx.  

Chirunning


Vegano, consciente y sostenible: así es el futuro del running en Colombia

Infobae.comInfobae.com - Oct 13, 2018
El ChiRunning en Bogotá lleva alrededor de cinco años y es practicado por un entrenador únicamente. Su nombre es Álvaro Quintero y lleva corriendo toda su vida. En 2009 se dio cuenta de que existen zapatos deportivos enfocados en mejorar la postura ...  

Adventure Racing


Reflections: what to make of pro-racing's new taste for adventure?

RouleurRouleur - Oct 18, 2018
Why is professional road racing increasingly turning its attention to gravel roads, adventure racing and bikepacking? And is that a good thing? Words: Hugo Gladstone. Photographs: Offside-L'Equipe. Paris-Tours 2018. There's not going to be a normal ...  

Highland Games


The Indianapolis Scottish Highland Games & Festival was just a stone throw away

Indianapolis StarIndianapolis Star - Oct 13, 2018
Buy Photo. Joel Caithamer competes in the stone throw during the 9th annual Indianapolis Scottish Highland Games & Festival at German Park in Indianapolis on Saturday, October 13, 2018. Michelle Pemberton/IndyStar. Buy Photo. Fullscreen ...  

Mountain Climbing


Mountain climbing gives Spokane couple unique form of marriage therapy

The Spokesman-ReviewThe Spokesman-Review - Oct 14, 2018
But the Onofrios, who moved to Spokane from Colorado in 2016, have discovered an unusual, and adventurous, form of therapy: mountain climbing. “It's like a retreat. But it's such an intense retreat,” Greg Onofrio said. “One loose rock could kill you ...  

Horse Racing


Horse racing has gone off track in the age of technology

St. George Daily SpectrumSt. George Daily Spectrum - Oct 16, 2018
As I attempt to punch out a column, I find my attention divided among my writing and the horse racing, baseball and football games unfolding around me. For a minute, I feel confused as I try to remember what life was like before all this technology. I ...  

Camel Racing


Timeframe: Life before the racetrack for camels in 1963

The NationalThe National - Oct 11, 2018
The more favourable weather conditions means the annual camel racing season is upon us. Tracks across the country have recently begun holding a series of one-kilometre races run by one-year-old camels, in preparation for next year, when they are old ...  

Swimming


Women's Swimming
WashingtonCollegeSports.com - Oct 11, 2018

CHESTERTOWN, Md. — Coming off its winningest dual-meet season in eight years, the Washington College women's swim team is ready to carry that momentum over into the 2018-19 season. The Shorewomen have four seniors on this year's roster, ...  

Rowing


Sidney hosts World Coastal Rowing Championships: racing on rougher waters

Times ColonistTimes Colonist - Oct 11, 2018
There's more to rowing than what you see on Elk Lake. More than 500 competitors from 24 nations, including 14 crews from Canada, are about to prove that in the 2018 FISA World Coastal Rowing Championships today through Saturday off the Sidney ...  

Sculling


Sculling competes at Bucknell University on Oct. 14

The IthacanThe Ithacan - Oct 16, 2018
The Ithaca College women's crew and sculling competed at Bucknell University on Oct. 14 on the Susquehanna River. In sculling, seniors Sierra Keat and Savannah Brija won the doubles field with a time of 20:10. Behind Keat and Brija for second was ...  

Wind Surfing


West Sacramento sailing club uses warm weather for wind surfing

Daily DemocratDaily Democrat - Sep 12, 2018
At least according to Lake Washington Sailing Club member Barbara West, who uses her Tuesday evenings to compete in the weekly wind surfing races at the Port of West Sacramento. “It's a lot of fun, we invite guests to come out and check it out,” she ...  

Kite Surfing


Meet the Man Behind That Viral Hurricane Florence Kite Surfing Video

TheInertia.comTheInertia.com - Sep 18, 2018
When early signs of Hurricane Florence took hold of North Carolina's Outer Banks last week, professional kiteboarder and business owner Dimitri Maramenides saw an opportunity. Part extreme product testing and part publicity stunt, the owner of Epic ...  

Scuba Diving


Traveling scuba diving exhibit visits the Valley

FOX 10 News PhoenixFOX 10 News Phoenix - Sep 30, 2018
PHOENIX, Ariz. (KSAZ) - Westworld is hosting the travel expo this weekend. But before you pack you bags and dive in, how about a little practice? That's what the exhibit Go Dive Now is all about. When it comes to scuba diving, not everyone wants to ...  

Cave Diving


The Rescued Thai Cave Boys Were Surprised By Their Favorite Soccer Player On 'Ellen'

WRAL.comWRAL.com - Oct 18, 2018
International cave diving experts evacuated the team members one-by-one through the submerged cave system, in a carefully coordinated operation that captured the world's attention. As a present, DeGeneres gifted each of the team a personalized soccer ...  

Freediving


Neck Weights For Freediving

DeeperBlue.comDeeperBlue.com - Oct 16, 2018
Neck weights are an essential tool for freedivers who are serious about training for dynamic, constant weight, or free immersion. Proper weight distribution is essential in pool disciplines, where it is difficult for a person to be neutrally buoyant ...  

Snorkeling


BSAC Aims To Get More UK Kids Into Snorkeling, Scuba Diving

DeeperBlue.comDeeperBlue.com - Oct 17, 2018
The British Sub-Aqua Club has pledged to get more children into snorkeling and scuba as part of a new multi-agency drive to get young people active. The U.K. Sport and Recreation Alliance's #RightToBeActive campaign has highlighted concerns about the ...  

Rafting


UTA student killed in floodwaters was rafting with friends, police records show

Dallas NewsDallas News - Oct 5, 2018
The University of Texas at Arlington student who died when he was caught in floodwaters was rafting with a group of friends during heavy storms on Sept. 21, according to records uncovered by The Shorthorn, UTA's student-run newspaper. Alan Amaya, 23 ...  

Kiteboarding


Red Bull Lighthouse to Leighton: Entries open for Australia's longest kiteboarding race

Sail World (press release)Sail World (press release) - Oct 10, 2018
Entries are now open to pro and experienced weekend kiteboarders to compete in Australia's longest and most exciting kiteboarding race, the Red Bull Lighthouse to Leighton from Rottnest Island. The 19km race from the pristine waters of Rottnest Island ...  

Water Skiing


ULM Water Skiing Team Wins 29th National Championship

MyArkLaMiss (press release) (blog)MyArkLaMiss (press release) (blog) - Oct 14, 2018
On Saturday, the ULM Water Skiing team won their 29th National Championship. The Warhawks, led by Coach Joey McNamara captured their latest title at the NCWSA Nationals tournament in Martindale, Texas. Copyright 2018 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All ...  

Whitewater Kayaking


St. Charles hires economic consultant to review proposed Fox River improvements

Kane County ChronicleKane County Chronicle - Oct 19, 2018
The plan recommends modifying the current dam on the Fox River to create a series of drops and rapids that would be attractive to whitewater kayaking enthusiasts. HVS will also analyze a proposal to build a continuous riverwalk with large and small ...  

Whitewater Rafting


Cheap beer and humility: Lessons from a 22-day Grand Canyon whitewater rafting trip
The Growler - Sep 19, 2018

September 19, 2018 by James Hancock · Cheap beer and humility: Lessons from a 22-day Grand Canyon whitewater rafting trip. The Grand Canyon is an amazing geologic feature. Cutting through the Colorado Plateau on its way to the Gulf of California, the ...  

Sailboat Racing


SW Florida Sailboat Racing Clinic to be held at Pink Shell
Fort Myers Beach Observer - Oct 10, 2018

Offshore Sailing School will kick off its 55th anniversary with a special clinic at Pink Shell Beach Resort & Marina this December. Offshore Sailing School Director of Marketing Beth Oliver said the racing clinic is one of the many activities they are ...  

Boat Building


South MS Strong: Bill Holland keeps the art of wooden boat-building alive

WLOXWLOX - Oct 10, 2018
D'IBERVILLE, MS (WLOX) - Biloxi has a rich tradition of wooden boat building, but there aren't many master boat builders on the Gulf Coast who are build the floating works of art. In D'Iberville, however, one man is still keeping the art alive. Bill ...  

Catamaran


Belfast set to become global hub for zero-emissions catamaran project

The Irish NewsThe Irish News - Oct 18, 2018
BELFAST, a city steeped in shipbuilding heritage, is to become a global hub for a new technology-drive maritime project to create the world's first zero-emissions automated catamaran. Artemis Technologies, a spin-off from America's Cup team Artemis ...  

Alpine Skiing


World Para Alpine Skiing | 2018/19 Season

International Paralympic CommitteeInternational Paralympic Committee - Oct 16, 2018
The 2018/19 World Para Alpine Skiing season is fast approaching - time to get excited! For more information about the upcoming events (World Cups and World Championships) visit: https://www.paralympic.org/alpine-skiing. Like and follow World Para ...  

Cross Country Skiing


Minneapolis to host World Cup cross-country skiing event

Minnesota Public Radio NewsMinnesota Public Radio News - Sep 28, 2018
For the first time in nearly two decades, a World Cup cross-country skiing event is set to take place in the U.S. — and it'll be hosted on the trails at Theodore Wirth Park in Minneapolis. The International Ski Federation announced Friday that ...  

Nordic Skiing


Dear 10-year-old me

Aspen TimesAspen Times - Oct 19, 2018
But always overriding this feeling will be your love of Nordic skiing and the opportunities that it brings you. You will travel the world. You will meet incredible coaches, mentors and friends throughout the US and beyond. Ten-year-old me, you will not ...  

Skijoring


From Trikking to Snow Kiting, Here are Some of Oregon's More Obscure Winter Sports

Willamette WeekWillamette Week - Oct 10, 2018
The Pacific Sled Dog and Skijor Association lists statewide races and maps of Central Oregon Trails open for recreational skijoring on its website, including Ray Benson Sno-Park, Upper Three Creek Lake Sno-Park, and various trails along the McKenzie ...  

Ice Hockey


Pequannock and West Milford HS ice hockey teams merge, new logo and banner revealed

NorthJersey.comNorthJersey.com - Oct 10, 2018
The Pequannock and West Milford High School ice hockey teams have merged for at least the next two years and will compete in the Big North Conference. Instead of the Highlanders or the Panthers, the team will be known as West Milford/Pequannock, and ...  

Snowboarding


The Cold Front Tour Stops Through Salt Lake City

Transworld SNOWboardingTransworld SNOWboarding - Oct 12, 2018
The Cold Front Tour continued last night in historic snowboarding mecca, Salt Lake City, Utah. The third stop of the tour was met with colder temperatures and a recent snowstorm that had deposited upwards of fifteen inches in the surrounding mountains.  

Snowshoeing


A Guide to Snowshoeing on Mount Hood

Willamette WeekWillamette Week - Oct 10, 2018
Snowshoeing is one of the most accessible winter activities. Unlike skiing or snowboarding, you don't need several hundred dollars and an REI catalog of high-end equipment to get started. All it takes is some warm clothing, about $15 to rent snowshoes ...  

Ski Jumping


Zakopane hosts meeting for ski jumping technical delegates

Insidethegames.biz (blog)Insidethegames.biz (blog) - Oct 15, 2018
Technical delegates must ensure that a competition takes place according to ski jumping's rules. Seminar coordinator Horst Tielmann highlighted the importance of the event for those hoping to take on the role, which means training of up to three years.  

Speed Skating


2018 Australian Open Short Track Speed Skating Championships: Eklavya Jagal secures 3rd position

India TodayIndia Today - Oct 12, 2018
Eklavya Jagal, a student of class VI of the Amity International School in Noida, secured third position in the 500 metres final under midgets age group in the 2018 Australian Open Short Track Speed Skating Championships at O'Brien Group Arena Docklands ...  

Snowmobiling


In memorium: Family of man who died snowmobiling creates foundation

The Laconia Daily SunThe Laconia Daily Sun - Sep 29, 2018
MOULTONBOROUGH — Shannon O'Connell spent Feb. 11 of this year alone, at the family's lakehouse and walking around the annual Great Meredith Rotary Fishing Derby, reflecting on the scene and the events of a year prior. She lost her driver's license at ...  

Figure Skating


Emma Roberts to Star in Netflix Figure Skating Drama

Dan's PapersDan's Papers - Oct 15, 2018
Netflix announced on Thursday, October 11, that Hamptons visitor Emma Roberts will star in a new, edgy drama series titled Spinning Out. The show, created by former competitive figure skater Samantha Stratton, has been picked up for 10 episodes thus far.  

Freestyle Skiing


Come out and see what freestyle skiing is all about!

Campbell River MirrorCampbell River Mirror - Oct 17, 2018
In a team environment, kids will learn turn carving, jumping, rails and mogul skiing in one of the province's best all-around ski programs available for all levels of freestyle skiing. The club offers competitive, development and beginning freestyle ...  

 
 
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