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Aerobics


At 90, former Broncos aerobics instructor who trailblazed fitness holds final class

The Denver PostThe Denver Post - Jun 7, 2018
One of John Gillingham's signature exhortations to spur folks who have adored his exercise classes for generations is, “There is NO stopping.” But now there is. Gillingham retired after 63 years in the exercise industry on June 2, his 90th birthday ...  

American Football


Six big differences between World Cup football and American sports ...

South China Morning PostSouth China Morning Post - Jun 13, 2018
US sports fans used to baseball, basketball and American football will have a few things to get used to if they intend to enjoy the 2018 World Cup in Russia.  

Archery


David Ramsey: Air Force's John Meyer calmly claims archery victory at Warrior Games
Colorado Springs Gazette - Jun 8, 2018

In the moments after John Meyer Jr. won the open compound archery competition at Thursday's Warrior Games, he showed virtually no emotion. He waved at his wife, Amanda. He smiled, just a little. He did not shake his fist or shout with joy. It was an act.  

Baseball


MLB hopes Yankees-Red Sox will spark a baseball craze in UK

CNNMoneyCNNMoney - Jun 15, 2018
Major League Baseball is bringing its marquee rivalry to London in 2019. But will that be enough to win over cricket-obsessed Brits? The league has announced plans for the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox to play two games next June at ...  

Basketball


Team USA U18 basketball led 45-0 over Panama

Kansas City StarUSA TODAY - Jun 12, 2018
Team USA's squad for the FIBA U18 Americas Championship is loaded with elite high school talent and coached by Kansas' Bill Self. Panama's U18 team didn't quite measure up on Monday night. In one of the more dramatic mismatches we've seen on a ...  

Badminton


Great Southern badminton wrap

Victor Harbor TimesVictor Harbor Times - Jun 11, 2018
PRESENTATION: Steve Wynniatt, Ray Jackson, Don Grimmett (Principal Investigator College), Rodney Beswick and Tim Mignanelli (president of Great Southern Badminton Association) with the new shirts acknowledging sponsors. Round 10 saw Stanvac ...  

Beach Volleyball


Chase Budinger, former NBA player, shoots for Olympic beach volleyball

OlympicTalk (blog)OlympicTalk (blog) - Jun 12, 2018
About four years ago, Budinger moved to California's South Bay, home to many of the nation's top beach volleyball players, including two-time Olympian Sean Rosenthal. During pick-up games, Rosenthal often suggested that Budinger try beach volleyball ...  

Bossaball


Voor het eerst in Bergen op Zoom: Bossaball en je kunt nog meedoen!

indebuurtindebuurt - Jun 6, 2018
Het is ontstaan op de stranden van Rio de Janeiro in Brazilië, maar nu kun je het ook in Bergen op Zoom doen: Bossaball! De F!Tfabriek organiseert dit nieuwe evenement op vrijdag 8 juni en je kunt nog meedoen. Bossaball is een spectaculaire sport ...  

Bocce


This beautiful NYC landmark has pizza and bocce

New York PostNew York Post - Jun 12, 2018
You don't have to be a whiz at bocce, the Italian lawn game, to enjoy Bocce USQ, the new pizza-driven, indoor/outdoor cafe that's taken over the Union Square Pavilion. While a few customers toss balls in a tiny gravel court, many more happily wolf down ...  

Body Building


Did YOU Know That Teresa Giudice Has Pivoted to Bodybuilding?

JezebelJezebel - Jun 13, 2018
Life is a series of small choices—mulitple paths that we are faced with on a daily basis. Often our choices don't matter, but sometimes, they do. Teresa Giudice, a woman who has made some poor choices in the past, seems to have turned her life around ...  

Fitness


Summer is the best time to set new fitness goals, so try these

Fast CompanyFast Company - Jun 15, 2018
That's in part because short, colder days can take a physiological and cognitive toll on our bodies and minds, making wintertime fitness programs harder to stick with than they'd be in the summer. Extended daylight hours not only tend to boost mood and ...  

Fitness Gym


Edge Fitness gym planned for former Kohl's site in Farmington Hills

Hometownlife.comHometownlife.com - Jun 7, 2018
The owner of West River Shopping Center plans to bring The Edge Fitness Clubs, an East Coast fitness chain, to his property in Farmington Hills. Nicholas Shango said the fitness center will occupy half of the former Kohl's department store building and ...  

Bowling


How to measure the top bowling performances in Test cricket?

ESPNESPN - Jun 9, 2018
The list brought into the limelight many unknown and forgotten performances, such as the batting masterpieces of Clem Hill, Azhar Mahmood and Kim Hughes; and the bowling performances of Hugh Tayfield, James White, Devon Malcolm and Graham ...  

Chess


Chess notes

The Boston GlobeThe Boston Globe - Jun 17, 2018
The American Continental Open was a 167-player, 11-round Swiss held in Montevideo, Uruguay. It featured 14 Americans, headed by top-seed, Sam Shankland, Texan Jeffrey Xiong, former UConn student Robert Hungaski, and current US Junior champion ...  

Cricket


Alex Blackwell becomes first woman in 159 years elected to Cricket NSW board

The GuardianThe Guardian - Jun 17, 2018
Australia's Alex Blackwell has become the first woman in 159 years to be elected to the board of Cricket NSW, according to a report by News Corp. Blackwell, 34, is the most-capped Australian women's cricketer, with 251 international appearances across ...  

Croquet


Sunshine Terrace hosting fundraiser croquet event

Cache Valley DailyCache Valley Daily - Jun 9, 2018
LOGAN – The annual “Sunshine Swing” croquet and lawn party hosted by Sunshine Terrace is coming up on Saturday, June 16. Director of Development Alta Markeson said it starts at noon at the Old Crookston Homestead in North Logan. “It will be a ...  

Curling


12 Common Curling Iron Mistakes and How to Stop Making Them

SELFSELF - Jun 8, 2018
I'm sure whoever invented the curling iron thought he was making hairstyling easier, but clearly he'd never considered what would happen when it got into the hands of a klutz like me. A hot rod coming near my face is a recipe for disaster, and I've got ...  

Cycling


Is Cycling Safe for Men?

ParadeParade - Jun 6, 2018
Some good news in honor of Men's Health Month: There's no evidence that cycling impairs a guy's urinary function, according to a study in The Journal of Urology that surveyed 2,774 cyclists, 539 swimmers and 789 runners. Researchers found that ...  

Dancesport


Cameroon: ANEVA Dancesport Challenge
AllAfrica.com - May 24, 2018

Over 200 dancers from 55 companies took part in this year's edition of the competition that held in Yaounde last weekend. The finals of the seventh edition of the dancesport competition called ANEVA Dancesport Challenge took place at the Yaounde ...  

Darts


E*TRADE: DARTs Up 1% Month Over Month in May

Investopedia (blog)Investopedia (blog) - Jun 14, 2018
Despite volatility in the market and uncertainty on the political and geopolitical fronts, E*TRADE reported that daily average revenue trades (DARTs) increased 1% in May on a month-over-month basis. In a press release, E*TRADE Financial Corporation ...  

Equestrian


Paris Confirms Olympic Equestrian Venue
Around the Rings - Jun 8, 2018

The Etoile Royale, a circular esplanade on the west end of the 1,500-meter long Grand Canal, will be the location of the temporary arena that will host equestrian dressage and jumping events, including those elements of the eventing competition, as ...  

Field Hockey


Sidelines: Chico High hosting basketball, field hockey camps

Chico Enterprise-RecordChico Enterprise-Record - Jun 8, 2018
The Chico High boys basketball program is hosting its 21st annual basketball camp. The camp, which is open for boys who are incoming fifth-ninth graders, features the Chico High coaching staff and members of the basketball program. Campers will be ...  

Gaelic Football


Ladies Gaelic football weekend preview: Ulster final | GAA News ...

SkySportsSkySports - Jun 16, 2018
Armagh joint-manager Lorraine McCaffrey says there will be no dwelling on the past when they launch a daring bid to dethrone reigning champions Donegal in ...  

Playing Golf


Brad Faxon on playing golf with the President, working with Rory ...

GolfDigest.comGolfDigest.com - Jun 11, 2018
Brad Faxon is an eight-time winner on the PGA Tour and a two-time Ryder Cupper, but it was a much more recent round playing from the member's tees at ...  

Gymnastics


Flip-N-Out Gymnastics ready to take on Florida

Coshocton TribuneCoshocton Tribune - Jun 11, 2018
KIMBOLTON- 11 gymnasts and owner/coach Wendy Guilliams from Flip-N-Out Gymnastics are ready to compete at the Amateur Athletic Union National Gymnastic Championship. The competition will take place June 29-July 1, in Tampa, Florida. Flip-N-Out ...  

Goalball


Goalball UK receives three-year grant from SMC

Optician OnlineOptician Online - Jun 7, 2018
The Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers Charity has bestowed its first three-year grant to Goalball UK in order to develop the sport in London. The grant will take effect in July and will allow Goalball UK increase provisions for each new emerging ...  

Handball


Nordic Entertainment Group signs handball rights

Broadband TV NewsBroadband TV News - Jun 12, 2018
Newly launched Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT) has signed the exclusive Nordic media rights to the IHF World Handball Championship until 2025 and EHF European Handball Championship (EHF EURO) until 2026. Its also extended its rights to the EHF ...  

Hurling


MICHAEL MOYNIHAN: More hurling begets better hurling

Irish ExaminerIrish Examiner - Jun 11, 2018
The plethora of games in the Munster and Leinster championships has been a feast for hurling fans — long deprived of regular feeding, now there are almost too many games to take in properly, but nobody is complaining. Not really, anyway. I see some ...  

Jai Alai


Bar Tab: Crescent Club on Siesta Key is treasured piece of Old Florida

Sarasota Herald-TribuneSarasota Herald-Tribune - Jun 14, 2018
The beer selection does include a few craft brews such as Bell's Two Hearted Ale and Cigar City's Jai Alai, but you'll find far more customers drinking Budweiser and Corona, or maybe a shot or two. The company is largely the point of Crescent Club, but ...  

Korfball


Dominican Republic pull out of Under-21 World Korfball Championships due to lack of funding
Insidethegames.biz - Jun 10, 2018

"The IKF regrets to announce the amendment of the tournament schedule, due to the late and unexpected withdrawal of the Dominican Republic squad," an IKF statement said. "The National Korfball Federation of Dominican Republic just informed the IKF that ...  

BMX Racing


Celebrate Olympic Day June 9 with free BMX racing
White Mountain Independent - Jun 8, 2018

SHOW LOW — Celebrate Olympic Day, a worldwide commemoration of the founding of the modern Olympic Games,with a free day of family-friendly BMX racing Saturday, June 9, at the Show Low BMX track, 1001 E. Mills. Registration and practice runs from ...  

Formula One


Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel wins Formula One Canadian Grand Prix

USA TODAYUSA TODAY - Jun 10, 2018
The four-time world champion sped on after the checkered flag was waved one lap too early, finishing his wire-to-wire victory at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on Sunday to claim his third win of the year and the lead in the Formula One standings. “I ...  

Nascar


NASCAR Announces 2019 Schedule for Xfinity and Truck Series

The DriveThe Drive - Jun 15, 2018
As the 2018 season approaches the halfway point, NASCAR has announced the 2019 race calendar for the Xfinity and Gander Outdoors Truck Series. Like the Monster Energy Cup Series, the Xfinity and Truck Series will begin their respective seasons at ...  

Drag Racing


Drag racing returns to Virginia Motorsports Park

Progress IndexProgress Index - Jun 9, 2018
DINWIDDIE — The National Hot Rod Association Mello Yellow Drag Racing Series is in Dinwiddie this weekend for the first time since 2009. After hosting NHRA races from 2006 to 2009, the Virginia Motorsports Park's quality and turnout had dropped below ...  

Drag Car


Hot rods on display at Mo-Kan
Joplin Globe - Jun 8, 2018

There will also be a drag/shine judging going on throughout the day, including best street car (1948 and older), best muscle car (1949-1972), best restored drag car, best original drag car, best custom road and best traditional rod. Judging will take ...  

Nhra


Virginia NHRA Nationals Friday Notebook: Qualifying under way

Richmond.comNHRA.com - Jun 8, 2018
PRO STOCK MOTORCYCLE Q1 (3:04 p.m.): The fastest rider on the planet was also the quickest through one session at the Virginia NHRA Nationals. Hector Arana Jr. ran a 6.825 to score three points and put himself in a great position after the first run of ...  

Funny Cars


O'Reilly to continue as sponsor of World Series of Drag Racing

Quad City TimesQuad City Times - Jun 13, 2018
O'Reilly Auto Parts, with 5,097 stores nationwide, first came on board last year as the sponsor of an event that features many of the world's best drag racers driving Top Fuel Dragsters, Nitro Funny Cars, Nostalgia Funny Cars, Nostalgia Pro Stocks, Jet ...  

Top Fuel Dragster


Schumacher takes pole in Virginia, C. Force, Anderson, Arana Jr ...

NHRA.comNHRA.com - Jun 10, 2018
Tony Schumacher took the U.S. Army Top Fuel dragster to the top of the field at the Virginia NHRA Nationals, while Courtney Force (Funny Car), Greg Anderson ...  

Motorcycle Racing


Six Honda riders to compete at National Motorcycle Racing C'ship

Moneycontrol.comMoneycontrol.com - Jun 8, 2018
Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. is set to charge up the domestic motorsports season with six of its riders participating across various categories in the Indian National Motorcycle Racing Championship this weekend. Honda has already ...  

Motocross


2018 High Point Motocross Entry List & Injury Report | Transworld ...

Transworld MotocrossTransworld Motocross - Jun 15, 2018
Provisional entry list and injury report for the 2018 High Point Motocross, round four of the 2018 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship.  

Go Kart


Go-kart racing returns to fairgrounds for a reason
OurQuadCities - Jun 14, 2018

Go-kart racing is back at the Davenport fairgrounds. Kevin Williams is doing it in honor of his father who brought the track here more than 20 years ago. His father, Ken Williams, saw the track come back to life before he died in November. Kevin hopes ...  

Netball


Columnist praises netball for boost around the world

Warwick Daily NewsWarwick Daily News - Jun 8, 2018
World Netball has improved thanks to Australia. The 2018 Commonwealth Games is all the proof required. Past Australian coaches and players prominently filled the coaching roles of many nations down the years. No one can argue the level of world netball ...  

Pickleball


MC pickleball players hope to build courts

Twin Falls Times-NewsTwin Falls Times-News - Jun 10, 2018
The newly formed Snake River Pickleball Club, consisting of Mini-Cassia pickleball enthusiasts, is beginning fundraising efforts to build an outdoor pickleball complex at the Heyburn City Park. Pickleball is a sport that is currently available indoors ...  

Pocket Billiards


Heflin City Council approves lease plan for downtown restaurant
Anniston Star - May 23, 2018

The business will be located in the old Heflin Pocket Billiards Recreation Hall & Cafe building. Currently the building is being renovated. The council also unanimously declared an emergency to fix the roof at the Arts Center. The roof is leaking due ...  

Powerboating


Powerboating Is On the Rise!

Powerboat Nation (press release)Powerboat Nation (press release) - May 25, 2018
Last year, according to the NMMA, the recreational boating industry saw the largest increase in boat sales in the last 10 years. According to the report, recreational boat sales increased by 5% to 262,000 in 2017. And on top of pure sales, total ...  

Powerlifting


St. Louis gym owner wins medal at world powerlifting tourney

STLtoday.comSTLtoday.com - Jun 14, 2018
A Clinton County native who now lives in Belleville, Thacker finished third in his division at the 2018 World Classic Powerlifting Championships held this past weekend in Calgary. Thacker, 40, competed in the 40-49 age group, 205-231 weight class. He ...  

Rugby


Rugby: All Blacks given breakdown warning
New Zealand Herald - Jun 17, 2018

If teams really have started their respective build-ups towards next year's World Cup, then the big lesson for the Southern Hemisphere sides to absorb from the weekend is how much work they will have to do at the breakdown. Both France and Ireland were ...  

Shaolin


Shaolin monks enter entertainment wrestling with kung fu

Times of IndiaTimes of India - May 30, 2018
BEIJING: Monks at the famous Shaolin temple, the birthplace of kung fu, have entered entertainment wrestling and are playing along with Japanese and American wrestlers. The monks and other practitioners of Chinese kung fu are being supported by a ...  

Squash


Rodriguez shows South America the way in squash

gulfnews.comgulfnews.com - Jun 6, 2018
Dubai: Miguel Angel Rodriguez hopes becoming the first South American to win the British Open last month will help spark a rise in squash across the continent. The 32-year-old Colombian beat Egyptian World No.1 and current world champion Mohammad ...  

Sailing


Splash into summer with art, sailing, classic boats and more

SW News MediaSW News Media - Jun 15, 2018
The Wayzata Match Cup, a world class sailing race, will be one of several events during the Lake Minnetonka Summer Splash festival June 21 through June 24 in downtown Wayzata. The weekend will also include Wayzata Art Experience, Bash for the ...  

Soccer


The expat watching America watch soccer

CNNCNN - Jun 13, 2018
(CNN) The World Cup is here and -- even if they failed to qualify to play in Russia -- Americans are going to be hearing the word "soccer" a lot for the next four weeks ... if not the next eight years, with news that the US, Mexico and Canada have won ...  

Table Tennis


Table tennis: Fukuhara, Harimoto to take part in Olympic Day table tennis friendly

The MainichiThe Mainichi - Jun 8, 2018
GENEVA (Kyodo) -- Japan's Ai Fukuhara and Tomokazu Harimoto will take part in a mixed table tennis friendly later this month to promote dialogue between North and South Korea and their neighboring countries, the International Olympic Committee ...  

Tennis


Tennis SA prioritises quality coaching

Sport24Sport24 - Jun 17, 2018
Johannesburg - Tennis SA (TSA) can learn a thing or two from Spain, which built more than 100 000 clay courts and has produced top quality players, including 11-time French Open champion Rafael Nadal. Spain has over the years produced Grand Slam ...  

Volleyball


Volleyball: Section 1 finals to return to Pace University next year

The Journal News | LoHud.comThe Journal News | LoHud.com - Jun 14, 2018
Following a successful roll of the dice this past fall to move all Section 1 volleyball finals to Pace University, the Pleasantville-based campus will once again serve as the host site next school year, according to the Hudson Valley Volleyball Coaches ...  

Waterpolo


Neptunes Waterpolo and Swimming Club issue their 2017 Annual Magazine

Malta Independent OnlineMalta Independent Online - Jun 3, 2018
Neptunes Waterpolo & Swimming Club have just issued their 2017 Annual magazine(picture). As usual this publication contains a comprehensive record of Neptunes' matches throughout the season and results and line-ups of all premier division league, ...  

Racquetball


Racquetball Clinics on June 9th at Big Trees Fitness

The Pine TreeThe Pine Tree - Jun 6, 2018
Arnold, CA…Racquetball Clinics on June 9th at Big Trees Fitness. 1:00-2:00 pm “Intro to playing safe, effective doubles” Clinic Q&A. 2:00-4:00 pm. Supervised round Robin play; Prizes! Refreshments will be served Sign up in advance please include your ...  

Trampolining


The trampolining moggie from Stevenage who's made national news

BOB fm (press release)BOB fm (press release) - Jun 5, 2018
Here's a story about why cats need nine lives... Lola the moggy from Stevenage is in the national news today after leaping 15 feet from an upstairs window and, fortunately, landing on her owners' trampoline. As any good cat would, Lola styles it out ...  

Weight Lifting


Football: Shelton teams up at weight-lifting competition

Shelton HeraldShelton Herald - Jun 14, 2018
Shelton High's football team placed third in the Nutmeg State Games High School Football Weight Lifting Competition this spring. The Gaels lift year-round to help prepare for the regular season. Football season — the one that ended last December and ...  

Wheelchair Basketball


Brokers in wheelchair basketball challenge

Australian BrokerAustralian Broker - Jun 7, 2018
Brokers have taken part in a wheelchair basketball challenge with the support of the Australian Paralympic Committee (APC). Three-time Paralympic medallist Sarah Stewart led the event, alongside Rik Engles and Catherine Nelson from Wheelchair Sports ...  

Jogging


Woman grabbed by stranger while jogging

FOX 5 AtlantaFOX 5 Atlanta - Jun 16, 2018
Police said the woman was jogging down Glendale Avenue just before 6 a.m. She turned onto Ponce De Leon Avenue and saw a man in his 30s about 6 feet tall with a muscular build walking from the opposite direction. She told police she tried to run around ...  

Marathon


Grandma's Marathon: Mary Lahti running in memory of her son

Duluth News TribuneDuluth News Tribune - Jun 13, 2018
In his place, several family members and Duluth East peers are planning to run the marathon or the accompanying Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon. All will be wearing "#running4Will" T-shirts. "Everybody is running because he isn't here to run," said Mary ...  

Ultramarathon


Community brings Black Mountain Monster back from the depths

Black Mountain NewsBlack Mountain News - Jun 13, 2018
In its 11th year, the Black Mountain Monster pits ultramarathon runners against the trails and themselves, as they see how far they can run in six, 12 or 24 hours. The race attracts more runners every year, Guyer said, and this year he was expecting ...  

Triathlon


Escape the Cape Triathlon results
Shore News Today - Jun 14, 2018

Participants of the seventh annual Escape the Cape Triathlon jumped 12 feet from the Cape May Lewis Ferry to start their journey swimming, biking and running Sunday, June 2 in Cape May. Nikos Phelps won the men's and Kristine Kester won women's ...  

Parkour


Parkour

WFLAWFLA - Jun 11, 2018
Shinobi School is a premiere ninja academy for: Parkour, Circus & Aerial Arts, Movement, Choreography, Entertainment, and American Ninja Warrior training in the Tampa Bay Area. At Shinobi School we firmly believe that athletic skill, combined with ...  

Freerunning


Freerunning pioneer holds class in Lancaster

WGAL LancasterWGAL Lancaster - May 14, 2018
Sebastien Foucan, founder of Freerunning, led an interactive workshop and training session with a small group at Binns Park in Lancaster. Foucan says he likes to teach groups like this for a simple reason. "We are born to move and in modern society we ...  

Chirunning


Global ChiRunning springs forth from Asheville headquarters

Mountain XpressMountain Xpress - Feb 5, 2015
Danny Dreyer, her husband and ChiRunning co-founder and president, nods his head and smiles in the background. “They can't believe it,” Katherine says. But from these humble quarters springs an international movement that over the past 15 years has ...  

Adventure Racing


Adventure Racing Gear and Tips from Team NorCal

The ManualThe Manual - May 31, 2018
Adventure racing is one of the hardest sports on the planet. You have to paddle, run, and ride hundreds of miles through unknown terrain trying to find your way with a map and compass. And it doesn't just last for one day; some of the races are over a ...  

Highland Games


First Highland Games Competition Celebrates The Deep Scottish Roots Of Western NC

BPR / Blue Ridge Public RadioBPR / Blue Ridge Public Radio - Jun 14, 2018
This will be the first year that the festival, which began in Franklin in 1996, has hosted a Highland Games competition. Tennessee Highland Heavy Athletics group is traveling from Johnson City with a number of local athletes to put on seven traditional ...  

Mountain Climbing


The Pioneering Mountain Climber and Skier Who Filmed Her Own Exploits

Atlas ObscuraAtlas Obscura - Jun 12, 2018
One ski film, made in Europe, shows the very basic techniques of the sport, and in a longer film made in the Dolomites, she had guides demonstrate how mountain climbing works. Reid captured mountain climbers for an amateur film. Northeast Historic Film.  

Horse Racing


Meet Justify, the 3-Year-Old Horse Racing for a Rare Triple Crown Saturday at the Belmont Stakes

PEOPLE.comPEOPLE.com - Jun 8, 2018
On Saturday, the attention of the horse-racing world will turn to a 3-year-old thoroughbred racehorse named Justify — who, along with his jockey, Mike Smith — can make history in just under three minutes. Justify will be going up against 15 other ...  

Camel Racing


Jenny Seagrove pulls out of Ashtead Rotary Village Day because she disagrees with 'camel racing'

Get SurreyGet Surrey - Jun 8, 2018
Actress Jenny Seagrove has pulled out of her spot as guest at Ashtead Rotary Village Day due to her problems with their new camel racing event. An avid animal rights campaigner and most famous for her role in A Woman of Substance , Mrs Seagrove will ...  

Swimming


Simone Manuel keeps swimming for much more than gold medals

The Mercury NewsThe Mercury News - Jun 11, 2018
Manuel, then a sophomore, was the first African-American women swimmer to win an Olympic gold medal when she tied Canadian Penny Oleksiak in the 100-meter freestyle. “Rio is really when I thought swimming is bigger than myself,” Manuel said Sunday ...  

Rowing


Asheville Youth Rowing looks to bring a title home to coach

WLOSWLOS - Jun 8, 2018
Less than a month after having open-heart surgery, the founder of Asheville Youth Rowing Association was back at the boathouse barking out orders to his various teams. "Jack is the coach who makes sure everything is Ok. He sets the line-ups; he made ...  

Sculling


Rowing: Mahe Drysdale chasing Robbie Manson for sculling honours

NewshubNewshub - Jun 7, 2018
Mahe Drysdale's return to international competition may be brief, if his margin behind current single sculler Robbie Manson is anything to go by. Just two weeks out from his first World Cup in more than two years, the two-time Olympic champion remains ...  

Wind Surfing


Slow city of Akkaya blown away by wind surfers

Daily SabahDaily Sabah - Jun 4, 2018
The local and international tourists who are trained for wind surfing enjoy the peace and quiet while dosed up with adrenaline. Pointed out as one of the top eight beaches for wind surfing in Europe, the Akçapınar Beach welcomes an average 15,000 wind ...  

Kite Surfing


Walnut Creek Surgeon Dies While Kite Surfing Off Alameda

Patch.comPatch.com - Jun 4, 2018
ALAMEDA, CA — A man who died while kite-surfing at a beach in Alameda on Friday afternoon has been identified by the Alameda County coroner's bureau as 73-year-old Dr. Andres Caicedo of Walnut Creek. Firefighters went to Crown Memorial State ...  

Scuba Diving


Stephen Robert Erlewine, 56, enjoyed astronomy and scuba diving
Port City Daily - Jun 6, 2018

HAMPSTEAD — Stephen Robert Erlewine, 56, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, June 3, 2018, at his home. Born Oct. 30, 1961, in St. Louis, Missouri, a son of Barbara Collins Erlewine of Hampstead and the late Ralph W. Erlewine, he was employed as a ...  

Cave Diving


Cave diver explores nature's mysteries

Deutsche WelleDeutsche Welle - May 29, 2018
Having honed her diving in America's Great Lakes, Heinerth added underwater camerawork to skills, and got her first experience combining filmmaking and cave diving in Florida. Three decades years later, she is one of the world's most decorated cave ...  

Freediving


Profile: Aolin Wang
DeeperBlue.com - Jun 11, 2018

China's deepest man, Aolin Wang, was also the first from his country to reach 100m. Introduced to freediving in the Philippines in 2012, Aolin achieved this depth in just three years, at Vertical Blue in 2017. Now holding the national record in ...  

Snorkeling


Siblings snorkeling in Bermuda rescued by Massachusetts man

MassLive.comMassLive.com - Jun 6, 2018
Allen Yannone, of West Bridgewater, told the Brockton Enterprise he helped return Paul Trenholm and his sister Anita Trenholm to shore after strong waves pinned them against a rock while they were snorkeling at Church Bay in Bermuda. Yannone told the ...  

Rafting


Rafting, zip lining, biking and other pursuits all offered at one spot in Charlotte

The Columbus DispatchThe Columbus Dispatch - Jun 10, 2018
I couldn't imagine how an artificial waterway could provide the kind of rafting thrills of natural whitewater rivers. After a 90-minute water- and adrenaline-soaked rafting trip, I was a believer. The waterway contains 12 million gallons of water ...  

Kiteboarding


A Beginner's Guide to Kiteboarding

Minnesota Monthly (blog)Minnesota Monthly (blog) - May 24, 2018
“I'm not an extreme-sports kind of guy. But kiteboarding just has tremendous variety. It's cheap, and it's the best kind of entertainment if you can get through the learning curve.” Where's the best place to kiteboard? “We're in the land of 10,000 ...  

Water Skiing


Skier takes 'water skiing' to the next level with impressive stunt

ITV NewsITV News - May 29, 2018
A skier has taken water-skiing to the next level with a stunt at a Norwegian ski resort. Benjamin Forthun, whose alpine antics have won him a reasonable following on Instagram, was filmed "pond skimming" at the Folgefonna glacier ski resort in Jondal.  

Whitewater Kayaking


Whitewater Kayaking in Alaska

Outside MagazineOutside Magazine - Jun 15, 2018
Whitewater Kayaking in Alaska. From filmmakers Tyler Allyn and Cooper Lambla, Frontier of Firsts explores the great lengths it takes to find unpaddled whitewater. The film profiles Jay Mahan who abandoned his life in North Carolina to fly planes and ...  

Whitewater Rafting


Here's where to go whitewater rafting near Atlanta

WSB AtlantaWSB Atlanta - Jun 1, 2018
Whether you're new to the sport or a seasoned veteran, there's a variety of great whitewater rafting options within several hours of Atlanta. From mild, family friendly whitewater on the Chattahoochee to wild runs on the 1996 Olympic whitewater course ...  

Sailboat Racing


Campers set sail during summer camp
Brunswick News - Jun 8, 2018

The week-long camp will be hosted throughout June by the Golden Isles Community Sailing Center. Children from 7-12 years old attend camp in the morning. High school students attend an afternoon session that includes additional training in sailboat racing.  

Boat Building


Pompei's auction of boat-building items to be 'marine event of the century'

Commercial Real Estate NewsCommercial Real Estate News - Jun 8, 2018
A building clearance sale to take place this week in Melbourne's southern bayside has set the boatie community alight because the goods and chattels and even old and half-built timber boats are to go under the hammer in a sale that signals the end of a ...  

Catamaran


Boating station on Volga closed due to sunken catamaran

https://en.crimerussia.com/https://en.crimerussia.com/ - Jun 15, 2018
State Inspectorate for small vessels of the Volgograd Region decided to suspend the operation of the boat station Pristan that owned a catamaran which collided with a barge on the Volga. The work of the station can be resumed in case of elimination of ...  

Alpine Skiing


World Alpine Skiing Championships add event

OlympicTalk (blog)OlympicTalk (blog) - May 18, 2018
Mikaela Shiffrin will have a new opportunity to take gold at the world championships starting in 2021. A parallel race will debut on the Alpine skiing worlds program in 2021 in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy, the International Ski Federation (FIS) announced ...  

Cross Country Skiing


Steamboat Olympian Ben Berend makes switch cross-country skiing

The Durango HeraldThe Durango Herald - Jun 7, 2018
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS – Ben Berend was lost in the desert. That's actually not quite right. Ben Berend was in the desert, camping in New Mexico in late March, and Ben Berend was lost, unsure what to do with his future. The Steamboat Springs Nordic ...  

Nordic Skiing


APU and China create relationship around Nordic skiing

KTUU.comKTUU.com - May 22, 2018
CHENGDU, China (KTUU) - Alaska Pacific University has signed a memorandum of agreement with the Heilongjiang Provincial Sports Administration to form a cooperative relationship around Nordic skiing. Exactly what that agreement will look like is up in ...  

Skijoring


Guide to Skijoring with Dogs and Horses, Winter's Wildest Sport ...

BloombergBloomberg - Jan 12, 2018
Yes, skiing while pulled by horse or dog is a real thing.  

Ice Hockey


Standardized overtime proposed in ice hockey | NCAA.com

NCAA.comNCAA.com - Jun 14, 2018
The NCAA Men's and Women's Ice Hockey Rules Committee approved a standardized overtime format for all regular-season games and in-season tournaments ...  

Snowboarding


WSF Elects New President and Board of Directors

Transworld SNOWboardingTransworld SNOWboarding - Jun 11, 2018
Following the collapse of the International Snowboard Federation, (ISF) in 2002, the WSF was formed with the singular intent of developing snowboarding on all levels. Now, sixteen years into their mission, they have recently elected a new President and ...  

Snowshoeing


Seattle program brings underserved students outdoors: 'Snowshoeing! That's fun!'

Seattle TimesSeattle Times - May 16, 2018
The snowshoeing excursion is part of the Seattle Every Kid in a Park Collaborative. The collaborative launched in 2015 with five original partners — the Washington Trails Association, Islandwood, NatureBridge, the Mount-Baker Snoqualmie National ...  

Ski Jumping


Jumpers like planned ski jump improvements

The Adirondack Daily EnterpriseThe Adirondack Daily Enterprise - Jun 14, 2018
In the U.S., most training and competitions for nordic combined and ski jumping are done out west, specifically Steamboat Springs, Colorado, and Park City, Utah, where USA Nordic is headquartered. “We've been trying to support Lake Placid by at least ...  

Speed Skating


Fort St. John Elks win five BC speed skating awards

Alaska Highway NewsAlaska Highway News - Jun 6, 2018
The B.C. Speed Skating Association (BCSSA) held its annual awards ceremony on June 2 during its AGM weekend. The Fort St. John Elks Speed Skating Club received a lot of recognition for its strong 2017-18 season, winning five awards. Elks head coach ...  

Snowmobiling


John Edward 'Jack' Doerges

Laramie BoomerangLaramie Boomerang - Jun 8, 2018
Jack enjoyed reading, singing barbershop, fishing, snowmobiling, spending time in the Snowy Range mountains near Laramie and a good card game of Hearts with special Doerges rules. In later years, he enjoyed coffee and veteran's groups. Jack was ...  

Figure Skating


S'pore's first SEA Games figure skating champion Yu Shuran retires at 17 due to neurological disorder

The Straits TimesThe Straits Times - Jun 14, 2018
SINGAPORE - Singapore's first SEA Games winter sports champion Yu Shuran has retired from competitive figure skating at age 17 due to medical reasons. Reflecting on her career in an impassioned Facebook post on Wednesday (June 13), the ...  

Freestyle Skiing


WATCH – Kimbo Session | Freestyle Skiing | Oakley Team

InTheSnowInTheSnow - Jun 4, 2018
Oakley ski team throws down at 2018 Kimbo Session. The Oakley ski team finishes of an incredibly year of competitive riding by letting their imagination run wild at the traditional season ender that is Kimbo Sessions. The best park skiers in the world ...  

 
 
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