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Aerobics


50 years after writing 'Aerobics,' Dallas' Dr. Kenneth Cooper isn't slowing down

Dallas NewsDallas News - Apr 16, 2018
When you're the Father of Aerobics, when you coined the phrase and spread the word and stuck to your guns despite critics who didn't put much stock in preventive medicine, you don't miss your workout. Even if you're 87, even if you recently underwent ...  

American Football


2018 Leaf Metal US Army All-American Football Checklist Details

Beckett Media, LLCBeckett Media, LLC - Apr 23, 2018
2018 Leaf Metal US Army All-American Football checklist details, release date, hobby box breakdown and other key info for the all-autograph product featuring some of the best high school players.  

Archery


Bell signs to shoot archery at Lindsey Wilson College

Wayne County OutlookWayne County Outlook - Apr 17, 2018
Bell signs to shoot archery at Lindsey Wilson College. Wayne County's Taylor Bell not only travels across the country on archery circuits and is the top archer on the school's archery team, but he also serves as the commander of the WC JROTC Battalion ...  

Baseball


Report: New Hampshire Youth Baseball Coaches Planned To Bean Their League's Lone Girl Player Into Quitting

DeadspinDeadspin - Apr 15, 2018
Softball is a popular sport, but it's also a different sport, and some girls love baseball and want to play it. This year Major League Baseball and USA Baseball started something called the Trailblazer Series, which is a girls-only baseball tournament ...  

Basketball


Illinois Basketball: Breakdown of Illini shooting guard changes

Writing IlliniWriting Illini - Apr 22, 2018
The team didn't perform well as a group and one area that really didn't perform the way I had hoped was at the No. 2 spot or what some people call the shooting guard role. For much of the season, this position was held by true freshman and 2017 ...  

Badminton


Clean sweep on the cards for the host

The Star OnlineThe Star Online - Apr 21, 2018
KUALA LUMPUR: The national badminton team are on course of making its first clean sweep of all five titles in 20 years in the Celcom Axiata Malaysian International Challenge. One title is already in the bag for the host when Song Fie Cho-Tee Jing Yi ...  

Beach Volleyball


Hector Gutierrez's worldly experience has helped establish Beach Volleyball

TCU 360TCU 360 - Apr 16, 2018
Hector Gutierrez is hoping to establish TCU's newest NCAA sport on campus as a program that is successful on and off the court. In his second season, head coach Hector Gutierrez is relying on his previous coaching experience with the USA national team ...  

Bossaball


Spanish game Bossaball debuts in Navi Mumbai
Times of India - Oct 22, 2017

NAVI MUMBAI: This weekend, some lucky residents of the city got a chance to witness a new game called Bossaball, a Spanish sport-blend of volleyball, football and gymnastics with music. The new game was introduced in the city with local athletes ...  

Bocce


Bocce, beer, bites brings 'em in for AAUW

The Daily AdvanceThe Daily Advance - Apr 22, 2018
Cold brews, hot barbecue and a new tournament proved a winning trifecta for the Albemarle Area United Way on Saturday when it hosted “Bocce, Beer and Bites.” The first-ever event drew hundreds of people to Waterfront Park in Elizabeth City, where teams ...  

Body Building


Fitness


Bomb scare causes evacuations at Planet Fitness

WNEM SaginawWNEM Saginaw - Apr 16, 2018
Bomb scare causes evacuations at Planet Fitness - WNEM TV 5. Newsletters + Alerts: E-mail|; Text · Manage Account|; Log Out. SITE SEARCH. Connect: HOME · NEWS · Flint Water Crisis · Michigan Road Trips · TV5 Rescue Squad · TV5 I-Team · Rising tensions ...  

Fitness Gym


WATCH: LA Fitness Employees Fired for Banning Black Paid Member From Gym

Sputnik InternationalSputnik International - Apr 18, 2018
An LA Fitness gym in Secaucus, New Jersey, recently fired three employees, one of them a manager, after Facebook videos posted by Tshyrad Oates on April 16 showed that the employees called the police because they assumed that his friend, a black member ...  

Bowling


Bowling is not as bad as everyone thinks it is

Perry County Republic MonitorPerry County Republic Monitor - Apr 19, 2018
As I grow older and perhaps (but probably not) wiser, I start to see the appeal of bowling. Most of my life, I've had a sort of love-hate relationship with the ol' ball and pins. (Do you know any nicknames for bowling? Because I obviously don't ...  

Chess


Minnesota Chess Master Aiming To Claim 2nd U.S. Championship ...

CBS Minnesota / WCCOCBS Minnesota / WCCO - Apr 17, 2018
A 24-year-old Minnetonka man is attempting a rarity in the world of chess. This week, he'll begin his quest to become the United States champion for the second year in a row.  

Cricket


England's IPL dozen learning as well as earning on cricket's glitziest stage

The GuardianThe Guardian - Apr 17, 2018
England's one-day wicketkeeper speaks of retaining ambition for a Test match return but at the start of the county season, there is only one place he truly wants to be. Buttler always seems to be fielding such questions these days. A unique ball ...  

Croquet


The Annapolis Cup Croquet Match continues a wicket tradition of friendly rivalry

CapitalGazette.comCapitalGazette.com - Apr 9, 2018
He is the imperial wicket of Navy's 15-person team. Of the past 35 matches between the two historic schools, St. John's has won 28. Last year, the Johnnies cemented a three-year winning streak in the final moments of the competition by breaking a tie ...  

Curling


Five For Friday: Curling
TeamUSA.org - Apr 20, 2018

U.S. curlers Sarah Anderson and Korey Dropkin open play Saturday in the World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship in Ostersund, Sweden. Anderson and Dropkin are both 2012 Youth Olympians. They face Karen Wauters and Marco Etienne of Luxembourg in ...  

Cycling


How Cycling Clothing Opened Doors for Women

The AtlanticThe Atlantic - Apr 15, 2018
Advances in biking gear had an impact on advances in gender equality. An Object Lesson.  

Dancesport


Rhythm Nights: Sol y Arena and DanceSport ensembles to perform three concerts this weekend

KRWGKRWG - Apr 19, 2018
This weekend, the “Sol y Arena” ensemble, which he directs with his wife Lucilene de Geus, will perform three concerts with the NMSU DanceSport team, presenting flamenco and a variety of ballroom dances. There are numerous different flamenco “palos” or ...  

Darts


Rain drops like tiny darts, blisters that cut like a serrated knife. A Globe reporter on the worst of what runners ...

The Boston GlobeThe Boston Globe - Apr 16, 2018
A conductor on the train today asked a runner on his way to Hopkinton if he preferred the heat to this cold, damp weather. “The heat,” the poor guy grumbled as he headed off. I would argue with him on that point. My 30-plus marathons include 2012 in ...  

Equestrian


New format, new coach, but Baylor equestrian still wants to ride away with wins
Waco Tribune-Herald - Apr 17, 2018

During her seven-year tenure at Kansas State, Casie Maxwell was a regular at the NCEA national championship at the Extraco Events Center. Now she's bringing her first Baylor squad to the national tournament after taking over the equestrian program last ...  

Field Hockey


Five For Friday: Field Hockey

TeamUSA.orgTeamUSA.org - Apr 13, 2018
The U.S. Women's National Field Hockey Team emerged from its first two matches against Chile this week with a win and a tie. The final two games are Friday and Saturday at Spooky Nook Sports in Manheim, Pennsylvania. The third game is set for 6:30 p.m ...  

Gaelic Football


Antrim Gaelic football star Patrick Gallagher will continue campaigning for a No vote in the abortion referendum ...

The Irish SunThe Irish Sun - Apr 24, 2018
ANTRIM Gaelic football star Patrick Gallagher says he will continue to campaign for a No vote in the upcoming abortion referendum despite the GAA's warning. The GAA is set to warn all 32 county boards not to campaign in the referendum as the ...  

Playing Golf


The Latest: Trump prefers bilateral trade deal with Japan

CBC.caBoston 25 News - Apr 18, 2018
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (all times local):. 7:10 p.m.. President Donald Trump says he would prefer a bilateral trade deal with Japan instead of rejoining an 11-nation Pacific ...  

Gymnastics


McKayla Maroney Sometimes Wonders If Her Gymnastics Career Was Worth It After Abuse

Vanity FairVanity Fair - Apr 17, 2018
McKayla Maroney was one of dozens of gymnasts to come forward about her alleged abuse by former team U.S.A. Gymnastics and Michigan State University doctor Larry Nassar, who was sentenced to 40 to 125 years in prison for criminal sexual conduct toward ...  

Goalball


Halifax hosts goalball nationals

CTV NewsCTV News - Apr 8, 2018
National championships are being held in Halifax and the blind sport event is expected to bring fierce competition at the next Paralympics in Tokyo. The hush during a play can be compared to the quiet anticipation of a golfer teeing up for a big swing ...  

Handball


New Handball league set to start in Abuja

Premium TimesPremium Times - Apr 20, 2018
The Handball Federation of Nigeria (HFN) have unveiled Prudent Energy, as the new sponsor of the first phase of the Premier League that will hold from April 27- May 6 in Abuja. For many, the revival of the game of handball may have kicked off with this ...  

Hurling


Rogers named on club hurling Allstar select

The Irish NewsThe Irish News - Apr 18, 2018
BRENDAN Rogers is the sole Slaughtneil representative on an inaugural AIB GAA club hurling team of the year dominated by All-Ireland champions Cuala and beaten finalists Na Piarsaigh. Rogers, a dual player for both club and county, excelled in the full ...  

Jai Alai


Popular Florida brewery Cigar City will introduce Jai Alai to Michigan

Detroit Free PressDetroit Free Press - Mar 28, 2018
A bold, citrus-tasting IPA that you might have had on a Florida vacation will land next month in Michigan. Jai Alai (7.5% alcohol by volume) by Cigar City Brewing Co. of Tampa, Fla. is among four of the brewery's beers to be available year-round in ...  

Korfball


Parra honours J&K Korfball team

Daily ExcelsiorDaily Excelsior - Apr 18, 2018
JAMMU, Apr 18: Secretary Jammu and Kashmir State Sports Council, Waheed-Ur-Rehman Parra honoured J&K Korfball Senior National Bronze medalist team in a well attended function at Green Field, Gandhi Nagar, here today. He interacted with each member of ...  

Bmx Racing


Learn BMX racing skills at 'Introduction to BMX'
White Mountain Independent - Apr 13, 2018

SHOW LOW — Learn basic BMX racing skills at Show Low's BMX spring clinics with Introductory Clinic 1 (The Basics) Monday, April 30, from 4 to 5 p.m. or Monday, June 4, from 9 to 10 a.m. Each one-hour class will teach bike fit and maintenance, safety ...  

Formula One


Formula One: Daniel Ricciardo wants two-year deal instead of four because of F1 uncertainty

The Straits TimesThe Straits Times - Apr 18, 2018
LONDON (REUTERS) - Daniel Ricciardo says he does not want his next Formula One contract to tie him down for the next four years due to the uncertainty over the sport's future and instead wants to sign a two-year deal. The 28-year-old Australian, winner ...  

Nascar


Weather forecast causes NASCAR to move up Sunday's Food City 500 at Bristol

USA TODAYUSA TODAY - Apr 14, 2018
BRISTOL, Tenn. – There is more than a bit of uncertainty surrounding Sunday's scheduled Food City 500 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway. The first unknown – will there actually be a race Sunday? Various weather forecasts ...  

Drag Racing


Eight members of drag-racing community to receive Legion of Honor Awards during July event

York DispatchYork Dispatch - Apr 19, 2018
The 15th annual Legion of Honor Awards will be presented to eight longtime members of the drag-racing community at the Eastern Museum of Motor Racing on Friday, July 20. The event will be held in conjunction with the third annual York US30 Heritage ...  

Drag Car


The 2018 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet Will be an 8-Second Drag Car

Motor TrendMotor Trend - Apr 18, 2018
Earlier this year, Ford announced the Mustang GT500 will arrive in 2019 and make more than 700 hp. But while it will be the most powerful production car Ford has ever sold, it won't actually be the most powerful Ford ever. That honor goes to the ...  

Nhra


31st annual NHRA SpringNationals headed for Royal Purple Raceway
NHRA.com - Apr 16, 2018

The NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series powers to Royal Purple Raceway for the 31st annual NHRA SpringNationals on April 20-22, giving the huge Texas fanbase an early-season glimpse of high-powered 10,000-horsepower, 330-mph action. It is the first of ...  

Funny Cars


The funny cars come full speed into Tucson
Tucson News Now - Apr 13, 2018

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -. The funny car is in Tucson. MOREAdditional LinksPoll. This weekend's United Nitro Funny Car event out at Tucson Dragway is the kickoff of the race organizations 2018 United States/Canadian Tour which is being billed as ...  

Top Fuel Dragster


VOLUME XX, NUMBER 4
Drag Racing Online Magazine - Apr 20, 2018

Leah Pritchett and her Mopar Dodge Top Fuel Dragster team have been frustrated by their performance so far this year and have been working to get back in the winner's circle. “There have been a number of changes set-up wise to the car since we last ...  

Motorcycle Racing


Draper man killed in motorcycle racing event while attempting to hit ...

KUTV 2NewsKUTV 2News - Apr 17, 2018
(KUTV) -- The Kern County Sheriff's Office reported a Utah man was killed after crashing into a fence during a motorcycle racing event Saturday.Timothy Scott Partridge, 60, of Draper, was attempting to hit 210 miles per hour while riding a motorcycle on a.  

Motocross


AutoTrader/Yoshimura/Suzuki Factory Racing Signs Enzo Lopes ...

Racer X OnlineTransworld Motocross - Apr 24, 2018
The AutoTrader/Yoshimura/Suzuki Factory Racing has announced the signing of Enzo Lopes in a deal that will have the racer make his pro debut in 2018.  

Go Kart


Go-kart track coming to Hidden Valley in Southington

Meriden Record-JournalMeriden Record-Journal - Apr 21, 2018
SOUTHINGTON — Construction on a go-kart track at Hidden Valley Miniature Golf is slated to begin this summer, part of a $1 million upgrade to the West Street facility that includes the removal of batting cages, building improvements and redesign of ...  

Netball


Tracey Neville: England Netball still has funding 'noose around neck' despite gold

Telegraph.co.ukBBC Sport - Apr 16, 2018
The Commonwealth gold won by England's netballers will help the sport but funding remains a "noose around our neck", head coach Tracey Neville says. The Roses stunned favourites Australia to secure the greatest result in their history on Sunday with a ...  

Pickleball


Pickleball committee making final push for funding | Detroit Lakes ...

Detroit Lakes OnlineDetroit Lakes Online - Apr 19, 2018
The Detroit Lakes Pickleball Project committee is making a final push to reach fundraising goals and begin construction of 10 pickleball courts around town. The city council gave the go-ahead for the committee to privately fund a campaign to raise ...  

Pocket Billiards


Column 8

The Sydney Morning HeraldThe Sydney Morning Herald - Mar 26, 2018
Garth Clarke of North Sydney managed a laugh due to the "repeated use of the term 'ball tampering' accompanied by endless footage of the crotch of Cameron Bancroft who appeared to be playing pocket billiards." Lacks appeal, doesn't it? If Cricket ...  

Powerboating


Formula 1 Powerboating arrives in the capital after 33 years

London LiveLondon Live - Apr 16, 2018
For the first time in more than 30 years the Formula 1 powerboating world championship is going to be held in London. The Grand Prix is part of London tech week which is set to promote tech companies. Marit Stromoy was the first female powerboat racer ...  

Powerlifting


Leibfried wins Colfax' first state and national powerlifting championships
DeWitt Media - Apr 24, 2018

In its brief history, the Colfax powerlifting team has enjoyed success but it had never won a state title of any kind. That was until last month. Mikaela Leibfried not only captured the program's first-ever state individual championship at the ...  

Rugby


Acquittal in Irish Rugby Rape Case Deepens Debate on Sexual Consent

New York TimesNew York Times - Apr 15, 2018
DUBLIN — The nine-week rape trial of two rising stars of Irish professional rugby transfixed, and at times horrified, public opinion on both sides of Ireland's border. Their acquittal in March was supposed to calm emotions and allow divisions to heal ...  

Shaolin


How do these Shaolin monks square six shows a week with monking?

Spectator.co.ukSpectator.co.uk - Apr 12, 2018
The Shaolin monks are no strangers to the stage. Their home in Dengfeng is a major stop on the Chinese tourist trail and their lives of quiet contemplation (and shouty martial arts practice) are regularly punctuated by spells on the international ...  

Squash


Fitter, healthier, more productive: the data that shows squash is in ...

The GuardianThe Guardian - Apr 14, 2018
Squash has struggled to reach a wider audience for some time but its governing association, the PSA, is making bold moves to show off the sport and attract more viewers. The media's focus tends to be immovable, with the same events given the same ...  

Sailing


Sail Canada Sailor of the Month

Scuttlebutt Sailing NewsScuttlebutt Sailing News - Apr 24, 2018
“Being part of the team the past 5 years has been one of the greatest parts of my university career, by far,” notes Baum. “This award also, to me, reveals a lot of other things surrounding the climate that exists with sailing in Canada. Since I joined ...  

Soccer


Cincinnati's Soccer Stadium Scam

The Nation.The Nation. - Apr 19, 2018
This time it's Cincinnati, a city where 53.1 percent of the children live in poverty The City Council has, by a narrow and deeply contentious 5-4 vote, pledged $34.8 million to building a 21,000-seat soccer stadium on the city's West End for FC ...  

Table Tennis


Manika Batra hopes to be Saina and Sindhu of table tennis

Economic TimesEconomic Times - Apr 17, 2018
NEW DELHI: Manika Batra, who has become toast of the nation after her sensational run at the Gold Coast Games, is hoping that she has done enough to spark a table tennis revolution in India like Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu did for badminton. The 22-year ...  

Tennis


Men's tennis takes final home match

The Daily IowanThe Daily Iowan - Apr 16, 2018
The Iowa men's tennis team concluded its regular-season home schedule on Sunday, taking down Purdue (4-3). Following the conclusion of the match, the Hawkeyes paid tribute to their two seniors, Josh Silverstein and Jake Jacoby. “[Silverstein and Jacoby ...  

Volleyball


NCAA Men's Volleyball Committee announces championship ...

NCAA.comNCAA.com - Apr 22, 2018
INDIANAPOLIS — The NCAA Men's Volleyball Committee announced today the seven teams vying for the 2018 National Collegiate Men's Volleyball Championship. The top two seeds have been placed in the bracket; the remaining five teams will compete for the ...  

Waterpolo


Waterpolo: International appointments for Maltese referee

Malta Independent OnlineMalta Independent Online - Apr 17, 2018
Massimo Angileri has been nominated by LEN to officiate in the Men's Qualification Tournament Group C European U/19 Water Polo Championships being played in Manchester (GBR) between the 11th and 13th May 2018. The teams in this group are Greece ...  

Racquetball


HAWAII STATE SINGLES RACQUETBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS held this weekend at The Honolulu Club

KITV HonoluluKITV Honolulu - Apr 17, 2018
In an extremely hard-fought weekend of competition, in over 100 matches, reigning champion, Lee George (Mililiani) defended his title in the finals match Sunday afternoon at The Honolulu Club in Honolulu, Hawaii. And 14 year old up and coming ...  

Trampolining


Amman Valley schoolgirl Madison Davies scoops trampolining title

South Wales GuardianSouth Wales Guardian - Apr 13, 2018
An Amman Valley schoolgirl who is going from strength to strength in trampolining has been presented with another sporting achievement. Ysgol y Bedol pupil Madison Davies has been crowned Under 11s Girls Disability Elite British Schools Champion in ...  

Weight Lifting


How Often Should You Do Heavy Weight Lifting Workouts?

Shape MagazineShape Magazine - Apr 9, 2018
Photo: Uber Images / Shutterstock. More women are lifting weights than ever, and we are ~psyched~ about it. There are so many health benefits to pumping iron, not to mention the mental perk of feeling like a total badass who can toss around a barbell ...  

Wheelchair Basketball


Junior Pacers win NIT National Wheelchair Basketball Championship!

WZZM13.comWZZM13.com - Apr 17, 2018
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich - The Junior Pacers won the NIT Division national wheelchair basketball championship this weekend! The Mary Free Bed team were the top seed in the NIT division. They beat the Motor City Wheelz 43-41 Sunday, April 15, in Louisville ...  

Jogging


Why Is Business Development Like Jogging?

Above the LawAbove the Law - Apr 23, 2018
So-called “experts” often spew common sense. What do experts on the topic of exercise tell you? Set short-term goals. No duh. If you tell yourself that you'll run three miles per day every day from now until you die, you'll never stick to your exercise ...  

Marathon


Is marathon running bad for you?
BBC News - Apr 21, 2018

On Sunday some 40,000 runners are due to take part in the London Marathon. But can marathon running do more harm than good? Barry Trott, 57, was nearing the end of his first marathon in Bilbao, Spain, in 2014, when his dehydration turned into sudden ...  

Ultramarathon


When 26.2 miles just isn't enough – the phenomenal rise of the ultramarathon

Irish TimesThe Guardian - Apr 2, 2018
In 2003, for example, almost 18,000 people in north America finished an ultramarathon. Last year the number was 105,000. And Asia, too, has seen an explosion in the number of races. Nic Tinworth, a race director in Hong Kong, says that 10 years ago ...  

Triathlon


Walk, Stretch, Chill: Wellness Triathlon intended to encourage healthy living

Star Local MediaStar Local Media - Apr 21, 2018
In an effort to make healthy activities more accessible to the community, Living Well in Coppell is hosting its second annual Walk, Stretch and Chill Wellness Triathlon. “Since the Wellness Triathlon is something that anyone can do and it's in a ...  

Parkour


Explaining the political parkour of Donald J Trump

The IndependentThe Independent - Apr 17, 2018
He runs, he tumbles, he zig-zags, spins 360 degrees, before finally – eventually – planting his feet. Some times, Donald Trump performs so many policy pirouettes it feels like watching gymnastics; yet often, his behaviour can appear so vaulting, so ...  

Freerunning


Terug bij WIK Rheden: Freerunning

Het Rheden NieuwsHet Rheden Nieuws - Apr 11, 2018
RHEDEN – Dinsdagavond 22 mei van 17.00 tot 18.00 uur start WIK Rheden weer met Freerunning voor kinderen vanaf 7 jaar. Freerunning is een spectaculaire sport waarbij je van A naar B beweegt. Het is spannend, avontuurlijk, gewaagd en uitdagend. Je ...  

Chirunning


Global ChiRunning springs forth from Asheville headquarters

Mountain XpressMountain Xpress - Feb 5, 2015
The world headquarters for ChiWalking/Running occupy a quaint two-story house adjacent to Interstate 240 in downtown Asheville. “People think we're a $5 million or $10 million business. We've had people come from other countries and they're like, 'This ...  

Adventure Racing


Waimea College adventure racers first home in nationals

Nelson MailNelson Mail - Apr 23, 2018
The team has spent time at Whenua-Iti Outdoor Education Centre in preparation for the gruelling Hilary Challenge, a five day adventure race through Tongariro National Park that is considered the pinnacle of adventure racing at college level. McLean ...  

Highland Games


Maine Highland Games and Scottish Festival August 18, 2018

Bangor Daily NewsBangor Daily News - Apr 18, 2018
Maine Highland Games and Scottish Festival August 18, 2018. Event organizer: Ruth Shaw. Event Date & Time: April 19, 2018 12:00 am until August 16, 2018 12:00 am. Contact email: reshaw@live.com. For more information: http://mainehighlandgames.org/maine ...  

Mountain Climbing


Stunning photos of mountain-climbing saint, Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati

Aleteia ENAleteia EN - Apr 20, 2018
These photos of Pier Giorgio Frassati show a strong and attractive young man, who embraced life and lived it to the fullest extent possible. When he wasn't climbing the major mountain peaks of Italy, Frassati was a member of the Third Order of St ...  

Horse Racing


UPI Horse Racing Roundup: Magnum Moon, My Boy Jack secure Kentucky Derby spots

UPI.comUPI.com - Apr 16, 2018
Magnum Moon won the Arkansas Derby and My Boy Jack ensured a trip to Louisville with a victory in the Lexington Stakes in weekend Thoroughbred racing action. Otherwise, it was a tough weekend for favorites as Accelerate, Wonder Gadot, Unique Bella and ...  

Camel Racing


Mohamed bin Zayed receives Presidential Camel Racing Team

Emirates 24|7Emirates 24|7 - Apr 18, 2018
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, today received, at his majlis in Qasr Al Bahr, the Presidential Camel Racing Team, in the presence of Sheikh Sultan bin ...  

Swimming


Another year into retirement, Michael Phelps explains why he's 'glad' he's not swimming and how he channels his ...

Business InsiderBusiness Insider - Apr 19, 2018
Michael Phelps has conflicting thoughts when it comes to swimming and racing. Now two years removed from a successful campaign at the Rio Olympics, retired for good (so he says), Phelps says he misses the competition and the races themselves, but he ...  

Rowing


Vastly Improved Women's Rowing Team Looks Ahead to Ivy League ...

Cornell University The Cornell Daily SunCornell University The Cornell Daily Sun - Apr 25, 2018
In a few short weeks of racing and being on the water we've already seen tremendous improvements in our strength and skill.  

Sculling


Sebastian River High School, Treasure Coast Rowing Club Juniors crews medal at Fla. sculling championships

TCPalmTCPalm - Apr 17, 2018
Treasure Coast area high school rowers competed Saturday in Sarasota alongside 38 rowing clubs and 327 entries at the Florida State Rowing Association Sculling Championships at Nathan Benderson Park. Two Sebastian River High School crews earned state ...  

Wind Surfing


'Jaws': How a surfing break in Hawaii was named after movie blockbuster
erienewsnow.com - Apr 11, 2018

With 25 to 50-foot-high waves attracting the most talented stars from across the globe, "Jaws" has become one of the world's premier destinations for big wave surfing and wind surfing. One of those stars is two-time world wave-sailing champion Jason ...  

Kite Surfing


Kite surfing in Plymouth ahead of the storm

WCVB BostonWCVB Boston - Mar 21, 2018
Gnarly dude! This kite-surfer is making the most of the winds off Plymouth ahead of the incoming Nor'easter. Advertisement. Related Content. As the Arctic warms, nor'easters may get worse · Braintree schools considering outside learning project to make ...  

Scuba Diving


Scuba Diving: A little bit about sharks

The Catalina InsladerThe Catalina Inslader - Apr 14, 2018
Ever since I was a young boy I'll never forget watching Steven Spielbergs 1975 thriller “Jaws.” Of course by the time I actually viewed the movie my parents had ruled on the side of caution as far as parental guidance was concerned. To be quite honest ...  

Cave Diving


National Geographic diver to share deep water adventures at Paramount Theatre

The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and HeadlinesThe Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines - Apr 19, 2018
Kenny Broad knows you don't have to leave the planet to explore other worlds. Named National Geographic's 2011 Explorer of the Year and a National Geographic Emerging Explorer, he focuses on cave diving, descending into deep water caverns that are cut ...  

Freediving


Natural selection gave a freediving people in Southeast Asia bigger spleens

Science DailyScience Daily - Apr 19, 2018
Natural selection gave a freediving people in Southeast Asia bigger spleens. Date: April 19, 2018; Source: Cell Press; Summary: The Bajau people of Southeast Asia, known as Sea Nomads, spend their whole lives at sea, working eight-hour diving shifts ...  

Snorkeling


Could snorkeling equipment be linked to drownings? Experts try to find out
Hawaii News Now - Mar 29, 2018

It's a lot more than that," said Ralph Goto of the Hawaiian Lifeguard Association, which organized a first-ever workshop on snorkeling safety. The gathering drew some 60 people, from ocean safety lifeguards to dive tour operators to medical ...  

Rafting


Enjoy coldwater rafting in Antalya

Daily SabahDaily Sabah - Apr 15, 2018
Known for its one-of-a-kind beaches, Antalya offers various holiday opportunities to its guests. While some holidaymakers prefer to swim and sunbathe on the sunniest beaches of the city, some enjoy rafting in the cool waters that come from the high ...  

Kiteboarding


GKA Kiteboarding World Tour Leucate

Sail WorldSail World - Apr 18, 2018
Having slept off a long trip from Maui, as Jesse Richman hauled his gear bag across the soft sand of Leucate towards the contest area this morning, his thoughts were focused on how he might show his interpretation of what's required to become World ...  

Water Skiing


Your Last Chance to See Twiggy, the Water-Skiing Squirrel

SarasotaSarasota - Apr 16, 2018
The show began when Best and her husband, Chuck Best, found a baby squirrel blown out of her nest after a rainstorm near a roller skating rink the couple owned. Training her to water-ski started as a joke, but Chuck took it as a challenge. Local news ...  

Whitewater Kayaking


Whitewater kayaking class sign-ups are open: UNM Newsroom

UNM NewsroomUNM Newsroom - Mar 29, 2018
Spring is in the air, which means the mountain runoff will soon be filling New Mexico rivers. UNM's Recreational Services is offering classes to help students, staff and faculty understand the basics of kayaking. Learn to comfortably and confidently ...  

Whitewater Rafting


A Dream of Being a Whitewater Rafting Guide

Wall Street JournalWall Street Journal - Apr 23, 2018
Daniel Stillman quit his full-time job as a physical therapist last year, driven by a challenge he had wanted to pursue for decades. He became a full-time white-water rafting guide, helping lead multiday trips on rivers in three Western states over the ...  

Sailboat Racing


Bayshore Yacht Club looking for managing help in sailboat races

HollandSentinel.comHollandSentinel.com - Apr 15, 2018
Bayshore Yacht Club is looking for help in running the Wednesday Night Sailboat Racing Series in the summer. What is needed are some additional “on the water personnel and or boats” to help set up the course, manage the starts of several classes of ...  

Boat Building


Boat building

Sonoma WestSonoma West - Mar 30, 2018
SAIL ON - Students from El Molino and Windsor high schools join to practice their boat building skills in preparation for this year's Wooden Boat Challenge to be held during the Bodega Bay Fisherman's Festival that runs April 14 and 15 in Westside Park ...  

Catamaran


Bavaria Yachts files for bankruptcy as investors pull out, but catamaran division still going strong

Yachting WorldYachting World - Apr 24, 2018
UK Nautitech dealers Key Yachting Ltd, said: 'To this day, the catamaran business remains in Rochefort, France. It is an independent French company with its own employees, suppliers and bank accounts. Seen as the “jewel in the crown” of the Bavaria ...  

Alpine Skiing


Alpine Skiing: Chaney places 5th in Colorado

The Lake Country EchoThe Lake Country Echo - Apr 14, 2018
Alpine Skiing: Chaney places 5th in Colorado. By Brainerd Dispatch on Apr 12, 2018 at 11:30 a.m.. Calia Chaney. Calia Chaney capped off her Alpine skiing season by finishing fifth out 95 skiers in the U14 division of the Loveland Slalom Derby April 7-8 ...  

Cross Country Skiing


Cross-country skiing: Bjoergen brings curtain down on golden career

ReutersReuters - Apr 6, 2018
(Reuters) - Cross-country skier Marit Bjoergen, the most successful winter Olympian of all time with 15 medals, has told Norwegian state broadcaster NRK that she is bringing her glittering career to a close. FILE PHOTO: Cross-Country Skiing ...  

Nordic Skiing


Nordic Skiing: Warriors' Ryan named state head coach of year ...

Brainerd DispatchBrainerd Dispatch - Apr 24, 2018
Brainerd Warriors co-head coach Mary Claire Ryan was named head coach of the year by the Minnesota State High School Nordic Ski Coaches Association Saturday, April 21. Fourteen years ago, Ryan initially helped with the junior high program which has ...  

Skijoring


Skiing with Your Dog – How and Where to go Skijoring in Colorado

303 Magazine303 Magazine - Mar 30, 2018
From Balto to the Iditarod, dog sledding has been used for centuries to help people travel in the snow or just have fun and experience the strength and power of canines. But did you know that you can have dogs pull you on skis and experience it ...  

Ice Hockey


GB ice hockey team beat Slovenia in World Championship opener ...

BBC SportBBC Sport - Apr 22, 2018
Great Britain's men make a winning start to their World Championship campaign by beating top seeds Slovenia 3-1 in Budapest.  

Snowboarding


Snowboarding: Bearsville youngsters wins 4 medals at Nationals
The Daily Freeman - Apr 17, 2018

Snowboarding: Bearsville youngsters wins 4 medals at Nationals. Bearsville's Pearson Jack Reynolds, 7, is ranked nationally in slopestyle, giant slalom, boardercross and slalom. Provided. By Freeman staff. Posted: 04/17/18, 1:35 PM EDT | Updated: 19 ...  

Snowshoeing


Destination RKS: Snowshoeing the Tetons

SweetwaterNOW.comSweetwaterNOW.com - Apr 16, 2018
Hi, my name is Chris Tatge and this is my travel story. My girlfriend and I were very excited to travel from our home in Madison WI to Rock Springs via Denver. We flew in on February 15, stayed the night in town, and enjoyed the drive up to Jackson the ...  

Ski Jumping


Ski jumping season review: From the Olympics to Silver Mine Hill, Eau Claire was well represented

Leader-TelegramLeader-Telegram - Apr 11, 2018
Overall, the city was well represented on three continents in countries ranging from Switzerland to South Korea. Combined with a gala two-day show witnessed by near-record spectators at Silver Mine Hill and the enlarging of the Mt. Washington Nordic ...  

Speed Skating


Heather Bergsma takes break from speed skating

OlympicTalk (blog)OlympicTalk (blog) - Apr 11, 2018
Heather Bergsma, the top U.S. speed skater over the last two Olympic cycles, is taking at least a two-year break from the sport. “I do hope to start a family here soon with my husband, so we'll see what happens,” Bergsma said Tuesday in her native ...  

Snowmobiling


GoFundMe page created for man killed snowmobiling ...

The Record-CourierThe Record-Courier - Apr 4, 2018
An online fundraising effort benefiting the family of a California man killed in a snowmobile incident is underway.Elk Grove resident Thomas Korves, 56, was snowmobiling on the Tahoe Rim.  

Figure Skating


NBC, US Figure Skating have new rights deal

ESPNESPN - Apr 23, 2018
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- U.S. Figure Skating and NBC have a new agreement for domestic and international events through 2026. The deal announced Monday includes coverage of the U.S. Figure Skating Championships; ISU Grand Prix series, including Skate ...  

Freestyle Skiing


Today's freestyle skiing is missing some of the 'free'
Stowe Today - Apr 6, 2018

Alright, I'm going to say it. Today's World Cup mogul competitions are boring! They've become formulaic with two pre-built jumps and machine-made moguls. The top competitors piston their way through the bumps and launch very similar complex jumps. Any ...  

 
 
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