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'Let's Get Physical' Cast Discusses Smiling Stupidity Of 80's ...

DeadlineDeadline - Jan 14, 2018
"I love aerobics because of the smiling stupidity of it all," Let's Get Physical star Matt Jones told TV critics Sunday at TCA, summing up the consensus in the room. Jones came with other cast members to pitch the Pop network series, debuting January ...  

American Football

Santa Fe's Matt Vela to play in Blue-Grey All-American football game in Dallas

The San Gabriel Valley TribuneThe San Gabriel Valley Tribune - Jan 19, 2018
SANTA FE SPRINGS — Santa Fe High middle linebacker Matt Vela didn't start playing football until his freshman year of high school. The Whittier Daily News 2017 Defensive Player of the Year didn't play Pop Warner football because his father wanted to ...  


Archery in the snow: Winter doesn't stop these students
Fox5NY - Jan 11, 2018

NEW YORK (FOX5NY.COM) - From sneakes to snowshoes, many high school students in the Half Hollow Hills School District on Long Island are opting for the outdoors when it comes to gym class. One student said the activities make her look forward to gym ...  


Fantasy Baseball Trade Reaction: Gerrit Cole throws a wrench in ...

CBSSports.comCBSSports.com - Jan 14, 2018
Gerrit Cole is a big get for the Astros, but for a team already loaded with pitching, you have to expect some collateral damage, says our Scott White.  


Some families go the distance to support Maryland men's basketball team

Baltimore SunBaltimore Sun - Jan 21, 2018
Tom Huerter, who played basketball at Siena and still lives in upstate New York, has been a fixture both on the road and at Xfinity Center. He also has an older son, Thomas, who now plays for Siena, as well as two younger daughters playing in high ...  


Badminton: Axelsen to face Nishimoto in Malaysia Masters final

The Straits TimesThe Straits Times - Jan 20, 2018
KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) – World number one Viktor Axelsen of Denmark destroyed Malaysia's Daren Liew 21-15, 21-11 on Saturday (Jan 20) to secure a place in the final of the Malaysia Masters. Axelsen, 24, will play against Japan's Kenta Nishimoto, who beat ...  

Beach Volleyball

Beach volleyball tournament in Waikato attracts top teams | Stuff.co.nz

Stuff.co.nzStuff.co.nz - Jan 14, 2018
Kiwis take on internationally ranked teams at the Waikato Open in Karapiro.  


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 ...  


Shout Out: Leonard Woodson, Special Olympics bocce coach

Chicago TribuneChicago Tribune - Jan 11, 2018
A: Our primary focus previously was on bowling, track and field and swimming. In track and field, there were too many athletes to qualify (for the Illinois Special Olympics team). I thought, 'I need to find something else to get these guys to the ...  

Body Building


The Real Reason Why People Abandon Their Fitness Resolutions Too Early

ForbesForbes - Jan 15, 2018
One of the biggest psychological hurdles out there (and it's one that has been well studied) is our natural human inclination towards instant gratification. You may be familiar with the famous Stanford marshmallow experiment of the '70s, which is often ...  

Fitness Gym

Planet Fitness plans to open gym in downtown Detroit

Detroit Free PressDetroit Free Press - Jan 9, 2018
Detroit is getting more muscle. Planet Fitness, a fast-growing health club, aims to open its first gym in the city's downtown and several others in the metro area as part of a push by one of the fitness company's franchise groups, PF Michigan, to ...  


'Bowling is back': Sport returns to local TV

The Daily GazetteThe Daily Gazette - Jan 18, 2018
For all the local bowling enthusiasts who miss watching area standouts on television every week, "bowling is back." The “Capital Region Bowling Show” aired Northeast Bowling Proprietors of New York/Huck Finn tournaments for 13 years. Their slogan at ...  


Chess enthusiasts trying to build a following in area schools

The Spokesman-ReviewThe Spokesman-Review - Jan 17, 2018
“There aren't many competitive activities where that's the case.” Inland Chess Academy's John Dill II and Stripes, who will host Spokane County's longest-running annual chess tournament on Saturday, as part of Deer Park's Winterfest, are among the ...  


Arjun Tendulkar: How Sachin's son is making a name for himself in cricket

BBC SportBBC Sport - Jan 16, 2018
The highest runscorer in both Test matches and one-day internationals, he amassed 34,357 international runs and his every move was scrutinised in adoration by a country where cricket for generations has been regarded as a religion. For "Son of Sachin ...  


Outlaws travel through NW Okla., ending in a croquet clubbing in Kansas

Enid News & EagleEnid News & Eagle - Jan 14, 2018
12, 1933, reported that the Garfield County Sheriff's Department was looking for the joker who sent a package to them containing three toy croquet mallets. The sheriff's and two deputies' names were written on each mallet's head as a final public ...  


Everything You Need to Know About Curling for the 2018 Winter Olympics

TIMETIME - Jan 12, 2018
The origin of curling traces back to 16th century Scotland, where the sport was played on frozen ponds and lochs. The first recorded match took place around 1541: a Scottish notary recorded a challenge between a monk at Paisley Abbey and a relative of ...  


Cycling does not harm men's sexual health, study says

BBC NewsBBC News - Jan 12, 2018
The sexual and urinary health of cyclists is comparable with runners and swimmers, a study suggests.  


Ballroom Dancesport Center Opens in Fairfield's Sportsplex

HamletHubHamletHub - Jan 9, 2018
Fairfield, CT - Ballroom Dancesport Center will celebrate its official grand opening on Saturday, January 13, with an open house from 11:30AM-2:30PM at its new location within the Fairfield Sportsplex located at 85 Mill Plain Road (Suite R) in ...  


BDO World Darts Championship: Mark McGeeney rocks Danny ...

Express.co.ukExpress.co.uk - Jan 10, 2018
MARK McGEENEY produced a series of punishing checkouts to move into the quarter-final of the BDO World Darts Championship yesterday.  


McLain Ward Named USEF Equestrian of the Year

TAPinto.netTAPinto.net - Jan 19, 2018
The Bill Robinson Trophy is presented to an equestrian competing with horses or ponies across all the breeds in harness or for driving performance in non-international competitions. Gareth Selwood produced several praise-worthy performances in 2017 ...  

Field Hockey

Six Huskies Invited to US National Field Hockey Team Trials

UConn HuskiesUConn Huskies - Jan 19, 2018
STORRS, Conn. – Six members of the 2017 National Championship field hockey team earned a chance to pursue their dreams of carry the letters "USA" across their chest. This past weekend, Nina Klein, Karlie Heistand, Casey Umstead, Amelia Iacobucci ...  

Gaelic Football

Gaelic football: Align Mixed 9s Tournament

Cayman CompassCayman Compass - Jan 18, 2018
The 2018 Cayman Islands Gaelic football season kicked off with the Align Mixed 9s Tournament Friday featuring teams from Dart, DMS Governance, F45, FTI, Harmonic, Kalo Advisors, KPMG, Maples and Calder, MUFG, PwC, Rawlinson & Hunter, and Scimitar. The ...  

Playing Golf

Hawaii missile scare didn't stop this man from playing golf | The ...

Kansas City StarKansas City Star - Jan 15, 2018
Like everyone else in Hawaii, Mark Gardner got the ominous warning that a missile was headed toward them on Saturday. But unlike others who ran for cover, Gardner calmly continued his golf game.  


Who Has USA Gymnastics' Back at This Point? The USOC, for Some Reason

New York TimesNew York Times - Jan 20, 2018
Those problems seem like jaywalking violations compared with the blatant failure of U.S.A. Gymnastics to protect its young gymnasts from a serial predator like Dr. Lawrence G. Nassar, the longtime national team doctor. So why, amid what is one of the ...  


Goalball introduced to Ghana University Games

Insidethegames.bizInsidethegames.biz - Jan 16, 2018
The GUSA introduced the Paralympic sport oto its event this year with Catherine Ugevwe, captain of the gold medal-winning University of Ghana goalball team, expressing her delight at its inclusion. "To us, it's not a Paralympic sport, it the inclusion ...  


Watford 2 Southampton 2: Abdoulaye Doucoure's blatant handball denies Saints first win in 10 matches

Telegraph.co.ukTelegraph.co.uk - Jan 13, 2018
Southampton were denied their first league win since November after Abdoulaye Doucoure bundled in a 90th minute equaliser reminiscent of Diego Maradona's against England in the 1986 World Cup. Saints, who had led 2-0 at the break after James Ward ...  


Chips fall for Kerry hurling in historic win over Cork

RTE.ieRTE.ie - Jan 15, 2018
Kerry manager Fintan O'Connor believes their historic win over neighbours Cork is a huge boost for hurling in the county.  

Jai Alai

Cigar City Launches Refreshed Packaging

Brewbound.comBrewbound.com - Jan 18, 2018
TAMPA, Fla. — Following the release of the new logo set in mid-November, Cigar City Brewing is proud to unveil a refreshed look for all packaging, including a newly introduced Jai Alai IPA 12-pack, launching in all markets in the immediate future. “By ...  


1500 Fans schauten sich Korfball in der Europahalle an

Ruhr NachrichtenRuhr Nachrichten - Jan 15, 2018
Am 12. Januar 1993 – also heute vor 25 Jahren – stand in der Lokalsportberichterstattung das Treffen der europäischen Korfball-Meister in Castrop-Rauxel noch im Mittelpunkt. Und auch die ARD berichtete darüber. Am Wochenende zuvor hatten Teams aus den ...  

Bmx Racing

Muzindas invade BMX racing
The Herald - Jan 12, 2018

OVER 50 BMX novice and expert bicycle riders take to the track for the BMX season-opening Fun-Day race meeting set for Harare BMX Club near Old Georgians Sports Club at Groombridge in Harare this afternoon. While all eyes will be on national team ...  

Formula One

Formula One: Recapping the past week's news

NBC Sports - Motorsports (blog)NBC Sports - Motorsports (blog) - Jan 20, 2018
While the FIA Formula 1 World Championship is still two months away from beginning its 2018 season, this past week did bring about news items that filled out the 2018 grid and shed some light on individual team and car launches as the season-opening ...  


Robert Yates posthumously inducted into NASCAR Hall of Fame

Virginian-PilotVirginian-Pilot - Jan 20, 2018
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Robert Yates lived long enough to hear his name announced as a NASCAR Hall of Famer. Although he lost his battle with liver cancer five months after he was voted into the Hall, Yates was able to write his own acceptance speech ...  

Drag Racing

Raceway Park: Petition started to save drag racing

MyCentralJersey.comMyCentralJersey.com - Jan 18, 2018
"To achieve this goal, Raceway Park will no longer conduct quarter mile or eighth mile drag racing events effective immediately," the statement said. The drag strip is nationally known for hosting the National Hot Rod Association's (NHRA ...  

Drag Car

Is this Honda Civic the quickest FWD drag car in the world?

DriveMagDriveMag - Jan 9, 2018
The drag racing world is a pretty competitive place, so the question in the title is not rhetorical. It's impossible to know all the hidden gems, so all we can do is take the claims for granted. The guys at SpeedFactory — who created this front-wheel ...  


NHRA Shocker: Old Bridge closes, Englishtown dropped from 2018 ...

AutoweekAutoweek - Jan 17, 2018
Old Bridge Raceway Park will not appear on the 2018 NHRA schedule as track officials shut down the track on Tuesday afternoon. The NHRA Summernationals were set to take place at the Englishtown, New Jersey, facility from June 7-10. The track is one of ...  

Funny Cars

Jason Donnelly's Collection of 1957 Chevy Drag Cars

Super Chevy NetworkSuper Chevy Network - Jan 10, 2018
Amazingly, his commitment to the quarter-mile sport also includes two nitro-powered Funny Cars, which he runs within the Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Car series. His team campaigns both Dodge Avenger and Chevy Camaro-bodied fuel burners within that ...  

Top Fuel Dragster

18 storylines to follow in the 2018 season

NHRA.comNHRA.com - Jan 2, 2018
If team owner John Force is to be believed, there will be another Top Fuel Dragster racing under the Yorba Linda, Calif. team's banner next season. That plan is currently light on details. We don't know who will drive the car, how many races it will be ...  

Motorcycle Racing

Monster truck Mad Scientist forward rolling into San Antonio

San Antonio Express-NewsSan Antonio Express-News - Jan 16, 2018
When I was 5 or 6, I started BMX (off-road bike) racing and then motocross (motorcycle racing). But that was short-lived because my mother wanted a cage around me for safety. So I began racing short-course off-road. One day I was at a race where they ...  


Tyler, the Creator Brings His Pink Chanel Bag to the Motocross Park

Vogue.comVogue.com - Jan 17, 2018
And perhaps it's this association between the color pink and a sense of security or wellbeing that explains why Tyler brought a salmon-hued Chanel bag to the motocross park yesterday. Maybe the color his good luck charm, keeping him safe as he rides ...  

Go Kart

County giving go-ahead to 50 mph go-karts and 'unprecedented' water slide

Myrtle Beach Sun NewsMyrtle Beach Sun News - Jan 10, 2018
County council paved the way for a new go-kart track and ATV facility Tuesday. The council passed the second reading of a rezoning request necessary for the Longs-area track, meaning council will have to vote one more time before approving it. The 196 ...  


Netball World Cup qualifiers: Wales 42-57 Northern Ireland

BBC SportBBC Sport - Jan 20, 2018
Wales failed to qualify for the 2019 World Cup in Liverpool as they were outclassed by Northern Ireland. Trish Wilcox's side had already lost to hosts Scotland 52-40 in Perth on Friday and needed to win on Saturday to keep in the hunt for one of the ...  


Pickleball, the Duckbill Platypus of Sports
Oxford Eagle - Jan 15, 2018

Have you ever thought, 'I like ping pong, but I want something a little more extreme?' If so, pickleball may be the sport for you. This combination of tennis, badminton and yes, ping pong has many different origin stories, but the one thing everyone ...  

Pocket Billiards

[OPINION] The case for a Gilas-style national billiards team

RapplerRappler - Dec 21, 2017
This achievement once again casts the spotlight on pocket billiards, which I strongly believe to be our best sport. It's also a game that needs a shot in the arm, as televised tournaments have disappeared, and pool halls are shuttering. BEC in ...  


Alex Carella câştigătorul Campionatului Mondial de Powerboating

Viteză, adrenalină şi zgomot de motoare în oraşul Sharjah din Emiratele Arabe Unite, acolo unde s-a disputat ultima etapă a Campionatului Mondial de powerboating. Eroul competiţiei se numește Alex Carella. Italianul a câştigat concursul şi cu asta şi-a ...  


Area schools compete in S&S Rams Powerlifting Invitational

KXII-TVKXII-TV - Jan 21, 2018
Area schools compete in S&S Rams Powerlifting Invitational. Error loading player: No playable sources found. Posted: Sat 11:29 PM, Jan 20, 2018. The S&S Rams hosted their annual Power Lifting Meet this week. It's an event that lasts for 2 days ...  


How rugby, ping-pong and other sports have mended political rifts ...

CNNCNN - Jan 9, 2018
Never mind high-pressure peace talks that fail amid the looming threat of warfare. Try wrestling or ping-pong diplomacy instead.  


Geof Darrow Talks New Shaolin Cowboy's Hyper-Detailed Art & Dialogue

Player.OnePlayer.One - Jan 10, 2018
His recent collection of drawings, Lead Poisoning: The Pencil Art of Geof Darrow, features the pencil art before inking, including pages from his collaborations with Frank Miller, concept art from movies like the cancelled American remake of Akira and ...  


Paul Coll 'fittest squash player in the world' in a sport cruelly snubbed by the IOC

Stuff.co.nzStuff.co.nz - Jan 13, 2018
Kiwi ace Paul Coll has been hailed as the fittest squash player in the world by a leading commentator who claimed it was "a travesty" that squash is not part of the 2020 Olympic Games. Daily Mail sports columnist Martin Samuel - a multiple British ...  


Clipper Race: Far from ideal

Scuttlebutt Sailing NewsScuttlebutt Sailing News - Jan 13, 2018
He explained: “We entered Stealth Mode at 0600 UTC yesterday and all day and night we've been sailing up the coast of southern Queensland doing our best to hide from the other boats. (except from the lovely Wendo and her Sanya Serenity Coast team ...  


Saudi stadiums allow women in for soccer game for the first time

Chicago TribuneChicago Tribune - Jan 13, 2018
Saudi women were allowed into a sports stadium for the first time Friday to watch a soccer match between two local teams — though they were segregated in the stands from the male-only crowd with designated seating in the so-called "family section ...  

Table Tennis

Omron's table tennis robot uses facial recognition to up your game

CNBCCNBC - Jan 10, 2018
Forpheus reads your facial expressions to tell what kind of player you are, advancing the level of play.  


ICYMI at Australian Open: Tennis world, meet Hyeon Chung

ESPNESPN - Jan 20, 2018
MELBOURNE, Australia -- It's fair to assume Hyeon Chung is not on the Zverev family Christmas card list. On Saturday at Melbourne Park, Chung walked away with one of the biggest victories of his career when he took out fourth-seeded Alexander Zverev 5 ...  


BYU Men's Volleyball: Cougars provide awesome atmosphere in ...

Daily HeraldDaily Herald - Jan 20, 2018
To grow men's college volleyball, more matches such as Friday's Barton College at No. 5 BYU meeting need to happen.  


Thieves leave waterpolo players reeling

The West AustralianThe West Australian - Jan 12, 2018
A Bunbury sports club has been forced to hold a fundraiser after “brazen” thieves broke into its building on three separate occasions. The Bunbury Water Polo Club committee is “fed up” with being targeted and after extensive action to protect its ...  


Racquetball team prepared for spring
The Rensselaer Polytechnic - Dec 13, 2017

Over the weekend of November 17–19, the Rensselaer Racquetball team traveled to Millersville, Maryland for its third meet of the 2017–2018 Eastern Collegiate Racquetball Conference season. Following the meet, the 2017–2018 regular season standings were ...  


High-flying Alba Trampolining Club kids have a spring in their step

Barrhead NewsBarrhead News - Jan 10, 2018
CHILDREN at a Barrhead trampoline club are jumping headfirst into the new year, with lots of practise planned for the competition season. Alba Trampolining Club, based at ​the Barrhead Community Sports Hub, is run by a hard-working team of volunteers ...  

Weight Lifting

6 Essential Weight Lifting Moves for Beginners

SELFSELF - Jan 1, 2018
The best approach to weight lifting as a beginner is to start with a combination of functional exercises that mimic movements you use in everyday life and compound lifts, which are exercises that engage multiple large muscle groups at once. Most ...  

Wheelchair Basketball

Top talent collides at wheelchair basketball tournament

The Sunshine Coast DailyThe Sunshine Coast Daily - Jan 12, 2018
BASKETBALL: The country's best wheelchair basketball athletes have rolled onto Sunshine Coast courts in a bid to test their merit ahead of major international clashes. A mass gathering of 20 teams, including almost 140 players, entered Caloundra Indoor ...  


CCPD releases sketch of man suspected of assaulting woman while ...

Corpus Christi Caller-TimesCorpus Christi Caller-Times - Jan 11, 2018
Corpus Christi police have released a sketch of a man suspected of assaulting a woman who was jogging on the city's Southside.  


Review: A Jazzfest Marathon Where Voices Lead the Way to Resistance and Renewal

New York TimesNew York Times - Jan 15, 2018
The NYC Winter Jazzfest Marathon presented over 100 sets at 11 locations across two nights last weekend. I saw more than two dozen of those. That sounds like a small fraction, but I probably should have done less. Now in its 14th year, the festival is ...  


Ultramarathon runner banned after investigation reveals he hid in a portaloo to win races

Daily TelegraphDaily Telegraph - Jan 13, 2018
AN avid ultramarathon competitor has been banned and stripped of his titles after an investigation revealed he was hiding in a Port-a-Potty to win races. Kelly Agnew, 45, was disqualified at Across the Years, a fixed-time event in Arizona, when he was ...  


Fourth annual InCydeman Indoor Triathlon kicks off this weekend

Iowa State DailyIowa State Daily - Jan 12, 2018
The triathlon includes a 500-yard swim in the Beyer Hall pool, an eight-mile bike ride in the State Gym Spin Room and a two-mile run on the State Gym Indoor Track. The triathlon is expected to have a wide variety of people in attendance. Iowa State ...  


Parkour training academy to open in Hornsby CBD

Daily TelegraphDaily Telegraph - Jan 10, 2018
Mr Zhang, of Chatswood, found his love for the action sport by watching videos on YouTube and honing his skills at a local park. (L-R) Carl Luiker, Dominic Fromager & Michael Zhang practice parkour in Zhang's new premises at Hornsby on Tuesday 9th ...  


Boys swimming preview: Diver has unique offseason training method

Leader-TelegramLeader-Telegram - Dec 14, 2017
Schultz, a senior for the Eau Claire Memorial/​North boys swimming and diving team, frequently practices parkour freerunning around town. If you aren't familiar with parkour freerunning, give it a quick search on YouTube. Just a forewarning: It might ...  


Runners learn better technique, form at ChiRunning workshop

Frederick News PostFrederick News Post - Jan 11, 2016
ChiRunning instructor Mark Lawrence, right, leads a class of six runners through learning the ChiRunning technique, which has helped millions walk and run more comfortably with less effort by improving alignment and efficiency while reducing impact and ...  

Adventure Racing

Top names tackling Red Bull event

Otago Daily TimesOtago Daily Times - Jan 19, 2018
Former All Black skipper McCaw will be taking part in the race for the first time, partnering up with world adventure racing champion Bob McLachlan. The two had spent much of the week on the Hawea River, working on their kayaking skills before today's ...  

Highland Games

Local young athletes are getting set to compete in the 2018 Saltwater Highland Games

WMBFWMBF - Jan 15, 2018
Todd Cartner, executive director of the 2018 Highland Games, said these events will be the only place for this kind of competition along the Grand Strand. “The junior athletic competition will include kids ages 13 to 17, boys and girls, to compete, and ...  

Mountain Climbing

Montblanc Unveils 1858 Anniversary Collections At SIHH 2018

ForbesForbes - Jan 15, 2018
See what Montblanc, the brand named for key mountain in Switzerland, unveils in its newest Montblanc 1858 collection when the brand turns to mountaineering for inspiration and design cues.  

Horse Racing

A new life for a closed down horse racing track

Phoenix Business JournalPhoenix Business Journal - Jan 19, 2018
A Phoenix development group has bought a closed down Arizona horse racing track and plans on reopening it. Jacor Partners has bought the Yavapai Downs, a 124-acre property 90 miles north of Phoenix in Prescott in Yavapai County. The sale price was $3 ...  

Camel Racing

Pet of the week: Blue the dog barks about camel racing and Chita Craft

CultureMap HoustonCultureMap Houston - Jan 11, 2018
That same night, there was a race featuring thoroughbreds from the Middle East, and the United Arab Emirates version of ESPN was broadcasting live from Sam Houston Race Park. The Abu Dhabi announcer asked to interview me live on Middle East television ...  


Georgia swimming and diving sweeps LSU on Jan. 13

Red and BlackRed and Black - Jan 13, 2018
UGA competes against LSU during the swimming and diving meet at the Ramsey Student Center Gabrielsen Natatorium in Athens, Georgia, on Saturday, January 13, 2018. (Photo/Chamberlain Smith, chamberlainlockett.com). Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print ...  


Tauranga Rowing Club win Dewar Shield

New Zealand HeraldNew Zealand Herald - Jan 21, 2018
Tauranga Rowing Club produced a dominant performance to claim the Dewar Shield at the Blue Lake Rowing Regatta in Rotorua. The two-day event included secondary school, senior and masters divisions and the shield was awarded to the team which earned the ...  


Aquettes host Sculling meet
kentonbee - Jan 2, 2018

Sophie Poeller a 5th grader at Hoover Middle School, earned a first-place ribbon in her age and skill division at the recent sculling competition. She is in her fourth year as an Aquette. Photo by Lisa Ermer On Dec. 16, the Town of Tonawanda Aquettes ...  

Wind Surfing

“My Next Guest” Review: David Letterman's New Netflix Series Plays to His Strengths as the Ultimate Interviewer

The Tracking Board (press release) (blog)The Tracking Board (press release) (blog) - Jan 12, 2018
“There was palpable sadness on my part,” Letterman said to his guest, “and then I see you were hang-gliding, and climbing volcanoes and wind surfing and wrestling sharks and you're on somebody's private island … and I'm at Bed Bath & Beyond picking ...  

Kite Surfing

Kite surfing, Largs North: Search for missing kite surfer after kite ...

The AdvertiserThe Advertiser - Dec 20, 2017
POLICE say no one has come forward to claim a kite found drifting in waters at Largs North as they called off a search for the surfer at the foreshore.  

Scuba Diving

Mentor program uses scuba diving to keep students on track

WSOC CharlotteWSOC Charlotte - Jan 19, 2018
CABARRUS COUNTY, N.C. - A nonprofit started recruiting at-risk students this week for a unique mentoring program that comes with a scholarship and scuba gear. The program was put in place to get those students on the right path. Shannon McAteer is ...  

Cave Diving

A lot can go wrong when you're a professor who does research by cave diving

Washington PostWashington Post - Jan 14, 2018
Maybe when you picture a university professor doing research, it involves test tubes and beakers, or perhaps poring over musty manuscripts in a dimly lit library, or maybe going out into the field to examine new crop-growing techniques or animal ...  


Freediving, a Yacht & The Ionian islands

DeeperBlue.comDeeperBlue.com - Jan 8, 2018
We have been exploring new locations and discovering site gems for years. I remember diving in Dahab in 1999, and taking my first group there in 2001 – when The Blue Hole was strictly a 4×4 excursion, since then we seem to be bombarded with offers from ...  


Visitor dies while snorkeling at Kihei beach
Honolulu Star-Advertiser - Jan 19, 2018

A 50-year-old California man has died after he was found unresponsive in waters at Kamaole Beach Park III in Kihei. Just before 12:40 p.m. Thursday, emergency crews responded to a call of an unresponsive man pulled to shore from the ocean. Fire ...  


Local adventure outfitter sees uptick in rafting numbers
Beckley Register-Herald - Jan 15, 2018

Adventures on the Gorge, the state's largest whitewater rafting company, announced in a news release that they had seen a solid uptick in the number of rafters on local and state rivers last year. According to the release, the Fayette County company ...  


Irish tourist dies kiteboarding in rough sea

Thai PBS English NewsThai PBS English News - Dec 21, 2017
An Irish expatriate died after he went kiteboarding in rough sea in Hua Hin seaside resort, about 200 kilometres south west of Bangkok, yesterday. The man.  

Water Skiing

Daredevil rodent Twiggy the squirrel delights crowds with his water-skiing antics

The SunThe Sun - Jan 16, 2018
Daredevil rodent Twiggy the squirrel delights crowds with his water-skiing antics. Well-trained rodent Twiggy wowed kids at the 2018 Toronto International Boat Show in Canada by riding the waves on two tiny skis and wearing a little life jacket. By ...  

Whitewater Kayaking

Chattanooga area outdoors calendar

Chattanooga Times Free PressChattanooga Times Free Press - Jan 11, 2018
Rapid Learning whitewater kayaking practice: Feb. 6, March 6 & April 3, 7-9 p.m., Hulsey Wellness Center, Southern Adventist University; family-friendly for ages 8-up; first-timers free (except for $2 pool fee), equipment provided, reservations not ...  

Whitewater Rafting

Local adventure outfitter sees uptick in rafting numbers
Beckley Register-Herald - Jan 15, 2018

Adventures on the Gorge, the state's largest whitewater rafting company, announced in a news release that they had seen a solid uptick in the number of rafters on local and state rivers last year. According to the release, the Fayette County company ...  

Sailboat Racing

Annapolis Yacht Club gets creative to increase racing participation on Chesapeake Bay

CapitalGazette.comCapitalGazette.com - Jan 7, 2018
Just over a year ago, AYC Commodore Debbie Gosselin created a Sailing Committee that was charged with analyzing the current racing scene and recommending methods of improvement in terms of organization and outreach. Sailboat racing participation has ...  

Boat Building

Boat building class begins Jan. 8 in Bay City
Midland Daily News - Dec 27, 2017

Amateur boat builders have been honing their craft at classes sponsored by the Saginaw Bay Community Sailing Association for 18 years. Boat building classes begin Jan. 8 and run through mid-April. Participants meet Monday and Wednesday evenings from 6 ...  


40 knot performance from new catamaran tour boat

Maritime JournalMaritime Journal - Jan 19, 2018
Washington, USA-based boat builder Armstrong Marine's most recent launch, the 40ft (12m) catamaran 'Mirai', recently ran its first passenger tour in Oahu, Hawaii. The Honolulu-based company Hawaii Experiences contracted Armstrong Marine to build the ...  

Alpine Skiing

Alpine skiing: Muffat-Jeandet wins first World Cup race

ReutersReuters - Jan 12, 2018
WENGEN, Switzerland (Reuters) - Frenchman Victor Muffat-Jeandet claimed the first World Cup victory of his career at the age of 28 when he was a surprise winner of the combined at Wengen on Friday. Alpine Skiing - FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup - Men's ...  

Cross Country Skiing

Bjoergen looks to continue dominance in cross country skiing
USA TODAY - Jan 11, 2018

Marit Bjoergen is heading to the Winter Games in South Korea looking for a three-peat of her three-peat. Bjoergen, the most successful women's cross-country skier in history, has won three gold medals in each of the past two Winter Games and will be ...  

Nordic Skiing

Free snowshoeing, Nordic skiing at Schweitzer, 49 Degrees North Saturday
The Spokesman-Review - Jan 19, 2018

WINTERSPORTS – Winter Trails Day is being celebrated Saturday (Jan. 20) at Schweitzer Mountain with free access to the snowshoe and Nordic trails plus three free hosted hikes for newbies. Reserve a spot for the hosted hikes by contacting the Schweitzer ...  


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

Ice Hockey: Results and links for the weekend, Jan. 20-21

NJ.comNJ.com - Jan 21, 2018
SATURDAY, JAN. 20 • Statewide schedule/scoreboard. FEATURED GAMES. Westfield 3, No. 13 Summit 2. Union County Cup final • Game story • Photo gallery • Look back at live Updates • Box score. TOP 20 SCOREBOARD • No. 4 Gloucester Catholic at No. 8 Seton ...  


Everything you need to know to improve your skiing or snowboarding this season

Telegraph.co.ukTelegraph.co.uk - Jan 12, 2018
Everything you need to know to improve your skiing or snowboarding this season. Become King of the mountain with these top tips Credit: Daniel Milchev/Daniel Milchev. Lucy Aspden, Online Ski Editor. 12 January 2018 • 9:53am. Nobody likes to be left ...  


Learn the basics of snowshoeing

The ChronicleThe Chronicle - Jan 18, 2018
DINGMANS FERRY, PA — The Pocono Environmental Center in Dingmans Ferry, Pa., offers many miles of trail for hiking and, when conditions are right, snowshoeing. And from 1 to 4 p.m. this Saturday, PEEC will be offering a free lesson in snowshoeing on ...  

Ski Jumping

Olympics loom large as Norge Ski Club prepares for its annual ski jump tournament

Chicago TribuneChicago Tribune - Jan 19, 2018
Smith was a member of the U.S. ski team in the 1980s, coached for the U.S. team at the 1992 Games and was inducted into the American Ski Jumping Hall of Fame in 2012. Smith also serves on the board of USA Ski Jumping. The club also opened its own ...  

Speed Skating

Mild weather leaves speed skating championship on thin ice

CBC.caCBC.ca - Jan 11, 2018
Mild temperatures have forced the closure of Brewer Park's outdoor skating oval, just days before speed skaters from across the province are set to compete there this weekend. For weeks, the Ottawa Pacers speed skating club has been gearing up to host ...  


Noted journalist to report on County snowmobiling

fiddleheadfocus.comfiddleheadfocus.com - Jan 9, 2018
AROOSTOOK COUNTY, Maine — Reaching out-of-staters about snowmobiling opportunities in Aroostook County can be a challenge, but this winter, officials with Aroostook County Tourism (ACT) are getting a little help and hopefully a lot of exposure ...  

Figure Skating

It May Look The Same, But Olympic Figure Skating Will Sound Different In 2018

NPRNPR - Jan 13, 2018
During the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics, figure skaters will still dazzle audiences with triple axles and quadruple salchows and routines presented with elegance. U.S. Olympic Figure Skating Lineup Set, Here Are The Surprises · National · U.S ...  

Freestyle Skiing

Watch freestyle skiing World Cup moguls from Deer Valley

CBC.caCBC.ca - Jan 10, 2018
Click on the video player above on Wednesday at 9 p.m. ET to watch World Cup moguls action from Deer Valley, Utah. Mikael Kingsbury is ready for his biggest challenge yet. Mikael Kingsbury and Justin Dufour-Lapointe will lead the Canadian charge at the ...  

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