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Aerobics: Northlanders shine at nationals
New Zealand Herald - Oct 16, 2017

Northlanders picked up plenty of top three placings at the New Zealand National Aerobics Championships. Taking a squad of 31, Northland gained six wins, six second placings and four thirds in the top competition. In the Aeroschools Level 3 division ...  

American Football

Football is Family for 46 year old Malosi Matue and Australia's Melbourne University Royals

American Football InternationalAmerican Football International - Oct 6, 2017
Moving to Melbourne in 2006, Malosi rekindled his love of American Football, playing a few more seasons for the now defunct Northern Blackhawks. It wasn't until 2015 at age 44, and after watching Frank and Montel play together at the Royals, that ...  


Indoor archery facility proposed in Montgomery
Chicago Tribune - Oct 6, 2017

The facility would also market itself as a place to have children's birthday parties. Helwig is a certified archery coach who works with the Northern Illinois Archery Organization. He said he has seen a huge increase in interest in the sport over the ...  


Still a Workhorse but Now an Astro, Justin Verlander Gets Set for Yankees

Eurosport.comNew York Times - Oct 14, 2017
He would like to have challenged himself in an earlier era. “I do often wonder how I would have been back then,” Verlander said on Friday, before the start of the American League Championship Series. “I think it would be a pretty cool time to play ...  


Arizona basketball: Predicting the Pac-12 basketball race now

Arizona Daily StarArizona Daily Star - Oct 11, 2017
SAN FRANCISCO – Thanks to the FBI, picking the Pac-12 basketball race isn't quite as simple as it seemed a few weeks ago. Even if you want to move a loaded Arizona team off the top line because of uncertainty created around the allegations raised in ...  


Gail Emms: 'I lost my identity in badminton. I lost me'

The GuardianThe Guardian - Oct 10, 2017
She won her silver medal in badminton at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, playing in the mixed doubles with Nathan Robertson, at a time when British sporting success was a rarity. Emms and Robertson were also world champions in 2006 and she won ...  

Beach Volleyball

Back-2-back: UST rules UAAP women's beach volleyball anew ...

ABS-CBN NewsABS-CBN News - Oct 14, 2017
Behind reigning MVP Cherry Ann Rondina, UST defeated FEU to win its third women's beach volleyball championship in the last four years.  


Bossaball: the volleyball, football and gymnastics cross-over coming to the UK

iNewsiNews - Jan 6, 2017
If you want to take up a new sport, you no longer have to settle for the same-old suspects. Away from the traditional realms of rugby or cricket a whole host of new, alternative games are thriving. The fun, acrobatic sport of Bossaball looks poised to ...  


Why Italy is racing to save the game of bocce

BBC NewsBBC News - Oct 8, 2017
A week ago, Valenti, a friend of my father, had invited me to Cornale's Centro Sportivo (Sports Centre) to watch a game of bocce, Italy's own version of lawn bowls. “Trust me,” he said. “Watching a bocce game is like doing anthropological research. We ...  

Body Building


9 Impressive Women in Fitness Making an Impact in the Industry ...

SELFSELF - Oct 16, 2017
From creating safe havens for women, to spreading the word about new ways to exercise, these women are making fitness a more positive experience for all.  

Fitness Gym

Traditional gyms add membership options to compete with boutique fitness studios

MarketWatchMarketWatch - Oct 3, 2017
The traditional fitness gym, once the go-to for a good workout, is shifting strategy to compete with the popularity of boutique studios that offer classes like yoga or spin in a group setting. The U.S. health and fitness industry is worth $30 billion ...  


SFA Bowling ranked No. 6 in NTCA Preseason Poll
KTRE - Oct 6, 2017

BROOKLYN, New York – The 2016 NCAA national champion Stephen F. Austin bowling team has been tabbed as the No. 6 ranked team in the nation according to the National Tenpin Coaches Association's 2017-18 Preseason Poll. McKendree University ...  


Louisville Scholastic Chess Open prepares kids for school, life

WHAS 11.comWHAS 11.com - Oct 8, 2017
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – The first Louisville Scholastic Chess Open was held Saturday at the University of Louisville. The event, hosted by the Cleveland and Louisville chapters of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity and sponsored by JCPS, welcomed dozens of ...  


David Warner's talk of an Ashes war takes the joy out of cricket ...

cricket.com.auThe Guardian - Oct 17, 2017
David Warner celebrates reaching a century during the third Test between Australia and Pakistan at the SCG in January 2017. Photograph: Mark Kolbe/Getty ...  


Photos | Army-Navy croquet match held at Westminster-Canterbury on Chesapeake Bay

Virginian-PilotVirginian-Pilot - Oct 5, 2017
The weather was perfect, the cheerleaders enthusiastic, and the players definitely brought their best game with them for the Westminster-Canterbury on Chesapeake Bay 5th Annual Army/Navy Croquet Match. It was close at times, but in the end it was Navy ...  


Wales make early running in World Mixed Curling Championships

Eurosport.comEurosport.com - Oct 6, 2017
Wales are the early leaders of Pool A in the World Mixed Curling Championships after opening their tournament with a narrow victory over Croatia. Only a handful of games were played on the opening day in Switzerland, with Wales making the most of their ...  


International Cycling Safety Conference held in Davis

The AggieThe Aggie - Oct 9, 2017
About 160 researchers, professionals and practitioners from around the world attended the International Cycling Safety Conference in Davis last week from Sept. 21 to 23. This year marked the sixth anniversary of the conference as well as the first time ...  


Dancesport competition brings top ballroom, Latin dance talent to St. Augustine

St. Augustine RecordSt. Augustine Record - Oct 5, 2017
Approximately 3,000 ballroom, Latin and theater-art dancers are competing in the First Coast Classic Dancesport Championship this weekend at the World Golf Village Renaissance St. Augustine Resort, 500 S. Legacy Trail. If you're a fan of ABC's hit show ...  


World Grand Prix of Darts 2017: Daryl Gurney Beats Simon Whitlock in Final

Express.co.ukBleacher Report - Oct 7, 2017
SuperChin twice missed double tops to win the opener, but Whitlock had tension in his arm as he spurned two darts to end a marathon set. Both men suffered as they missed an astonishing five opportunities at double to conclude the set, and it was left ...  


British Equestrian Federation launches investigation into bullying ...

The GuardianThe Guardian - Oct 14, 2017
The review will look at whether there were 'fundamental relationship issues within and between the organisations involved in British equestrian sport'.  

Field Hockey

Field hockey: Exeter wins in OT; Oley Valley rolls
Reading Eagle - Oct 15, 2017

Halsey's fear quickly evaporated as her shot found the back of the cage, giving the Eagles a 2-1 overtime win against Berks Catholic in a BCIAA field hockey quarterfinal thriller Saturday at Twin Valley. Exeter (12-6) advances to face Oley Valley in ...  

Gaelic Football

New Gaelic Football Video Game Receives Funding

Pundit ArenaPundit Arena - Oct 13, 2017
It's great news for GAA fans around the world to hear that the development of a new Gaelic football game is currently in progress. Mojopin Studios, a small independent company based in Armagh are developing the game which is set in stone to be named ...  

Playing Golf

What To Do In Austin When You're Not Playing Golf

GolfDigest.comGolfDigest.com - Oct 6, 2017
The Hill Country west of Austin has a dozen or so small towns worth exploring, many with buildings and sites on the National Register of Historic Places.  


Springboro's Kendrick commits to Arizona for gymnastics
WRGT TV Fox 45 - Oct 15, 2017

Last year she won a state championship on the floor for Perfection Gymnastics out of West Chester. Kendrick has won five state championships in her career as a Junior Olympic Gymnast. She has also competed at the Junior Olympic Nationals.  


Hospital shifts, PhD studies and daily goalball training... all with 10 per cent vision

Telegraph.co.ukTelegraph.co.uk - Oct 7, 2017
Sarah Leiter was born with albinism and has only 10 per cent of normal vision. She juggles crack-of-dawn starts for draining training sessions as part of Britain's goalball squad with hospital shifts as part of her Cambridge degree in medicine and ...  


Taking comfort from the handball connection

NewsdayNewsday - Oct 8, 2017
Opinions writer Patricia M. Lazazzaro's car backseat shows the sneakers and handball gloves once used by her husband, Rocky, who died of Alzheimer's disease. Photo Credit: PATRICIA M. LAZAZZARO. advertisement | advertise on newsday. Recently ...  


Pat Gilroy: 'I'm a GAA man, not a hurling or football man'

RTE.ieRTE.ie - Oct 17, 2017
New Dublin hurling boss Pat Gilroy is confident his lack of inter-county experience with the small ball won't be a hindrance to the Sky Blues. Gilroy won All-Ireland titles as a player and manager with the Dublin footballers but will take charge of an ...  

Jai Alai

Florida City completes jai-alai requirement — with busted glass and minimal action

Miami HeraldMiami Herald - Oct 10, 2017
Jai-alai could be on hiatus until May 2019 at Kings Court, the new facility in Florida City, and that might be a good thing for management: Players broke the front glass wall four times slinging the pelota and hitting just the wrong spot. Hialeah Park ...  


Sports team left in limbo after Ryanair cancels flights to European Championships

WalesOnlineWalesOnline - Sep 21, 2017
Could not subscribe, try again laterInvalid Email. A sports team from Cardiff left in limbo after budget airline Ryanair cancelled their flights. Cardiff City Korfball Club had battled all season to qualify for the first round of the Korfball Europa ...  

Bmx Racing

BMX racing coach Randall McCamman is accused of child molestation

AZCentral.comAZCentral.com - Sep 13, 2017
Randall McCamman, 41, is facing six counts of child molestation and nine counts of sexual conduct with a minor.  

Formula One

Formula One teams' costs rocket after rules changes

BBC NewsBBC News - Oct 13, 2017
Next weekend Britain's Lewis Hamilton could secure his fourth Formula One title at the United States Grand Prix. His Mercedes team is a staggering 145 points ahead of arch-rivals Ferrari despite the sport introducing rules this year which aimed to put ...  


Crash-filled Talladega shakes up the playoffs with one race to make semis

ESPNESPN - Oct 16, 2017
Brad Keselowski came into Sunday's race at Talladega believing he needed to win to have a shot at advancing to the semifinals of NASCAR's playoffs. With that accomplished, Martinsville in two weeks looms large if he hopes to make the final four.  

Drag Racing

Drag racing lands two Naples men a trip to jail, deputies say

Naples Daily NewsNaples Daily News - Oct 15, 2017
Drag racing is against the law in Florida, and it's especially not a good idea to do so in front of a cop. Two Naples men each face a charge of participating in an unlawful race — a misdemeanor — after a Collier County sheriff's deputy says he ...  

Drag Car

Yes, There Is Drag Racing In Okinawa, Japan
Dragzine.com - Oct 10, 2017

Bottom line is the cost and effort to build a drag car in Okinawa is difficult and expensive especially considering they may get the chance to race only a handful of times during the year. The racing is not as formal or serious as we are used to; entry ...  


Alexis DeJoria to retire to spend more time with family

ESPNESPN - Oct 9, 2017
SANTA MONICA, Calif. -- Alexis DeJoria, the first woman to break the 4-second barrier in a Funny Car, will retire from NHRA competition at the end of the season to spend more time with her family. DeJoria announced her retirement Monday, calling it ...  

Funny Cars

Chevrolet Camaro Funny Cars Dominate the Carolina Nationals

Torque NewsTorque News - Sep 20, 2017
After Don Schumacher Racing Dodge Charger funny cars won 12 of the first 13 races of the 2017 NHRA season, Team Mopar has hit a cold streak and in the 6 events since the last DSR win, Robert Hight and his John Force Racing Chevrolet Camaro have ...  

Top Fuel Dragster

VIDEO: NHRA Top Fuel points leader Steve Torrence survives tremendous crash

AutoweekAutoweek - Oct 16, 2017
Top Fuel dragster pilot Steve Torrence, the No. 1 qualifier at this past weekend's AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals and season points leader, was forced to a back-up car for a semifinal loss in to Brittany Force after Torrence's Capco Contractors dragster ...  

Motorcycle Racing

Indian Motorcycle Racing Offering More than $350K in Contingency for 2018 AFT Season

American Iron MagazineAmerican Iron Magazine - Oct 13, 2017
Indian Motorcycle Racing, which captured the 2017 American Flat Track Manufacturer's Championship, is offering professional flat track race teams and privateers unmatched incentives to compete on its premier Scout FTR750 race bike. More than $350,000 ...  


Square Enix Announces Monster Energy Motocross Game For ...

GameSpotGameSpot - Oct 13, 2017
Gravel isn't the only off-road racer Square Enix will release next year. Ahead of the Monster Energy Cup 2017, the publisher today announced the officially ...  

Go Kart

WATCH: Nick Saban rides (and spins!) in a go-kart

Gridiron NowGridiron Now - Oct 10, 2017
It's what you've been waiting all season — heck, all decade — to see: Alabama coach Nick Saban riding a go-kart. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads. Yes, Nick Saban riding a go-kart. Alabama's athletic department posted a wacky and very short ...  


Laura Geitz to make Super Netball debut against Swifts in NSW double-header

NEWS.com.auNEWS.com.au - Oct 11, 2017
The last time Geitz, a first-time mother to son Barney, played for the Firebirds was against the Swifts in the grand final of the now defunct trans-Tasman league grand final back in 2016. Australian netball coach Lisa Alexander says she has left the ...  


Park With Pickleball Courts Debuts in San Marcos

NBC 7 San DiegoNBC 7 San Diego - Oct 12, 2017
The City of San Marcos will unveil a unique place to play Thursday evening: a new park, complete with the community's first dedicated courts for outdoor ...  

Pocket Billiards

On the Grind

Billiards DigestBilliards Digest - Sep 21, 2017
Known as one of the best breakers in pocket billiards, Van Boening stepped to the table in the deciding game and scratched. "Sometimes your opponent gets a roll and that's what happened when I scratched on the last break," Van Boening. With a favorable ...  


Codsall girl becomes powerboat champion aged just 12

expressandstar.comexpressandstar.com - Sep 23, 2017
But for Aga it is the start of a youth career in powerboating as she looks ahead to competing in the 13-16 years category next year. She is also aiming for her RYA Powerboat Level 2 qualification. She has only powerboated for four years, training at ...  


Why Visualizing Success Is So Important for Powerlifting

BarBend (blog)BarBend (blog) - Oct 4, 2017
Powerlifting is as much a mental sport as it is physical, if not more. There are many lifters out there that fail to achieve great things, not for a lack of strength, but for a lack of mental fortitude. The mindset in which you approach any lift ...  


New York team aiming to emulate Toronto move into League 1 ranks

Daily TelegraphThe Guardian - Oct 15, 2017
An application has been formally lodged to the Rugby Football League for a team based in New York to join the British game's professional leagues in 2019 – with potential for a Super League game to be taken to the US next year should it be approved.  


Promo: Win a month of classes at The Shaolin Institute

bestofneworleans.combestofneworleans.com - Sep 21, 2017
Have you ever wanted to learn a martial art? Now is your chance. Under the direction of Shifu Deru, a 31st generation Grandmaster from the Shaolin Temple in China, The Shaolin Institute offers authentic Shaolin Kung Fu, Tai Chi and Sanshou (kickboxing) ...  


Green Squash Deemed World's Biggest Brings Triple Win To RI Grower

NPRNPR - Oct 10, 2017
Just in time for fall, a new heavyweight champ of the botanical variety — tipping the scales at more than one ton — has squashed the competition. A giant green squash broke the world record Saturday at the Southern New England Giant Pumpkin Growers ...  


Extreme Sailing Series, The Season So Far >> Scuttlebutt Sailing ...

Scuttlebutt Sailing NewsScuttlebutt Sailing News - Oct 9, 2017
As the Extreme Sailing Series™ now heads for San Diego (October 19-22, 2017); refresh your memory with this wrap-up of the sporting action so far.  


USA soccer vs. Trinidad: World Cup qualifying scenarios, match details and pregame updates

Washington PostWashington Post - Oct 10, 2017
PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago — So here we are, 23 months after the U.S. World Cup campaign began, bearing witness to a match on an island off the Venezuelan coast that will decide whether the Americans book a ticket to Russia next year, make ...  

Table Tennis

Revamped Drive Table Tennis Social Club set to reopen Wednesday

Crain's Detroit BusinessCrain's Detroit Business - Oct 6, 2017
After two months of remodeling, the tables are set for Drive Table Tennis Social Club's relaunch in downtown Detroit next week. Detroit natives Diallo Smith and Roderick Hardamon invested more than $200,000 to revamp the 4,000-square-foot lounge and ...  


Tennis center named for Atlanta champion

Atlanta Journal ConstitutionAtlanta Journal Constitution - Oct 16, 2017
Grant began playing tennis as a child, and was winning major tournaments by the age of 16. Nicknamed “Bitsy” for his small 5-foot, 4-inch frame, he dominated the court. During his tennis career, he compiled an impressive list of victories, including ...  


Newtown tops Pomperaug in girls volleyball

Danbury News TimesDanbury News Times - Oct 17, 2017
Newtown's Zoe Beals looks to spike the ball during the girls volleyball match between Newtown and Pomperaug high schools, October 16, 2017, at Newtown High School. Photo: Krista Benson. Image 2 of 20. Pomperaug's Karli Opalka bumps the ball during ...  


Goalie scores! Mira Costa boys waterpolo wins 8-7 over Palos Verdes

Beach ReporterBeach Reporter - Oct 11, 2017
Mira Costa boys waterpolo wins 8-7 over Palos Verdes. Jim Leinonen; Oct 11, 2017 Updated 6 hrs ago; (0). 1012 SP CostaPVwaterPolo_8774.JPG. Palos Verdes reacts after the ball is in the net on the winning goal by Mira Costa goalie Garrett Allen.  


Mealey made mark in lacrosse, also excelled in racquetball and endurance sports

CapitalGazette.comCapitalGazette.com - Oct 10, 2017
North Carolina head coach Willie Scroggs used racquetball as a training regimen for his players and especially thought it was helpful for goalkeepers. Mealey agreed the hand-eye coordination required in racquetball was applicable to the lacrosse field ...  


Trampolining: Treeby teen bouncing to NZ Championships and Trans-Tasman Challenge

Community Newspaper GroupCommunity Newspaper Group - Oct 9, 2017
TREEBY resident Mackenzie Jones has achieved her goal to represent Australia in the sport of trampolining. The 13-year old will travel to New Zealand this week to compete in the 2017 New Zealand Championships and Trans-Tasman Challenge.  

Weight Lifting

The health benefits of lifting heavy weights | Well+Good

Well+GoodWell+Good - Oct 3, 2017
Barry's Bootcamp CEO and badass trainer Joey Gonzalez addresses the common misconceptions many women have about weight lifting.  

Wheelchair Basketball

North Central Missouri College to host Wheelchair Basketball

kttnkttn - Oct 12, 2017
North Central Missouri College, in partnership with Midwest Adaptive Sports, will be hosting a Wheelchair Basketball game on Wednesday, October 18 at 7:00 p.m. at the Ketcham Community Center. There is no cost for admission but, free will donations ...  


Dubai Municipality launches smart jogging track to help you stay fit

Khaleej TimesKhaleej Times - Oct 8, 2017
The track displays the weather forecast, number of bikers and joggers, and the number of calories burned per day. In a bid to encourage fitness and sports among the community, Dubai Municipality launched its first smart track in Al Khawaneej to record ...  


What Half-Marathons Teach Us About Running a Marathon

New York TimesNew York Times - Oct 11, 2017
Running a marathon is physically hard, but not necessarily for the reasons that some of us might expect, according to a new study of the relative physiological ...  


Runners set off on grueling ultramarathon

KathimeriniKathimerini - Sep 29, 2017
Athletes smile for the camera at the starting line of the 35th Spartathlon, beneath the Acropolis, early on Friday morning. The grueling 246-kilometer ultramarathon celebrating Pheidippides, the Athenian messenger who was sent to Sparta in 490 BC to ...  


Milwaukee School of Engineering to Add Women's Triathlon as Varsity Sport
TeamUSA.org - Oct 17, 2017

“Welcoming MSOE into our family of varsity women's triathlon programs is a great step forward for the sport at the collegiate level,” said USA Triathlon CEO Rocky Harris. “As the first engineering school to join our portfolio, MSOE offers an invaluable ...  


Parkour's street stuntmen resent the sport's new organisers

The Economist (blog)The Economist (blog) - Oct 6, 2017
The man is David Belle (pictured), one of the founders of parkour: a form of street acrobatics whose practitioners vault and flip through the concrete jungle in pursuit of ever more daring stunts. This particular jump features in one of the sport's ...  


Unknown Ukranian wins top freerunning competition | Euronews

euronewseuronews - Oct 8, 2017
Unknown Ukrainian qualifier Alexander Titarenko went from zero to hero as he defeated the world's best freerunners to take a career-defining victory at Red Bull ...  


Runners learn better technique, form at ChiRunning workshop

Frederick News Post (subscription)Frederick News Post (subscription) - 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

The CEO of Tough Mudder Talks About the Future of Adventure Racing

FortuneFortune - Sep 26, 2017
Tough Mudder CEO Will Dean has a new book, and a few new business propositions. By Anne VanderMey. September 26, 2017. Forget ropes courses: Big business's new favorite bonding exercise is a grueling 10-mile, mud-soaked obstacle course called ...  

Highland Games

Celtic Festival, Highland Games celebrate Scottish history, heritage
Community journal - Oct 12, 2017

Celeste Aviva-Elson (at left) with baby Tyrn Goodright-Rasche both dressed the part and enjoyed the activities of the Kerr County Celtic Festival and Highland Games. Teresa Nystron (at center) competes in the Braemer stone throwing competition. At ...  

Mountain Climbing

Memphian survives 100-foot fall while mountain climbing
WMC Action News 5 - Sep 20, 2017

The Memphis community is reaching out to help a Memphis native who survived a 100-foot fall while mountain climbing. MOREAdditional LinksPoll. Thad Ferrell was climbing in a popular spot in Colorado on Sept. 10 when he fell. "It was like any other ...  

Horse Racing

Horse Racing: Local owners' Keen Ice favored in Jockey Club Gold Cup
New Haven Register - Oct 6, 2017

The exciting journey continues for local horserace owners Ralph Durante and John Buckley with Keen Ice entered to run in the prestigious Jockey Club Gold Cup at Belmont Park Saturday. He is the early 9-5 favorite in the race. Durante and Buckley are ...  

Camel Racing

New camel racing series make strong debut

gulfnews.comgulfnews.com - Oct 5, 2017
Created by Shaikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Minister of Finance, the Generous Gesture Camel Racing Festival falls in line with his primary objective to revive and sustain the growth of traditional and heritage sports, like ...  


Lakeville South's Hathaway found swimming after watching Olympics

Minneapolis Star TribuneMinneapolis Star Tribune - Oct 7, 2017
“Ryenne's gymnastics background provided her with fine-tuned kinesthetic understanding, which allowed her to very quickly learn the competitive swimming strokes,” Lakeville South coach Rick Ringeisen said. “Her very first year on the team she made a ...  


SEU rowing is headed for their first fall regatta at Baylor

Hilltop ViewsHilltop Views - Oct 10, 2017
A coach that assisted on a volunteer basis, a former member still being reimbursed for purchasing boats and a team that drives off campus for early morning practices at 5:15 a.m. is only a fraction of the sacrifices those involved in the rowing team ...  


FINIS Dwara Tyar Swimmers Ke Liye Khas Workout “Sculling For Days”
SwimSwam - Oct 16, 2017

Mere Liye, Wo Sare Training Ke Dino Me Swimmers Par Anaerobic Work Par Jyada Dhyan Diya Jata Tha. Kicking Ke Huge Sets Uske Baad Sculling Taki Arms Behtaar Ho Ske. Niche Diye Gye Paddles Mai Apne Pasandida Paddles Ke Sath Karti Thi Jo Ki Iso ...  

Wind Surfing

Catching Waves As Never Before

East Hampton StarEast Hampton Star - Sep 28, 2017
“I transitioned out of wind surfing and into filmmaking,” Mr. Panebianco said in a phone interview. While he has worked on quite a few water sports films, he is particularly proud of his newest, he said, because it incorporates so many amazing riders ...  

Kite Surfing

Five people windsurfing off Louth coast during Hurricane Ophelia ...

Irish MirrorIrish Mirror - Oct 16, 2017
People have been reminded that the advice today is to 'stay back, stay high and stay dry'  

Scuba Diving

Scuba diving gear recalled due to injury hazard

ABC Action NewsABC Action News - Oct 6, 2017
Suunto is recalling Suunto Wireless Tank Pressure Transmitters and Tank PODs because of an injury hazard. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commision, the exterior plastic case of the Wireless Tank Transmitter and Wireless Tank POD can ...  

Cave Diving

New Yucatan Cave Diving Company Dive Rite Mexico Open For Business

DeeperBlue.comDeeperBlue.com - Oct 4, 2017
It is fair to say that the underwater labyrinths of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula are breathtaking. This submerged cave system is a paradise for cave, technical and CCR divers because you find incredibly beautiful and fragile stalactites, stalagmites and ...  


Review: Roorka Audible Freediving Computer

DeeperBlue.comDeeperBlue.com - Oct 9, 2017
For me, freediving is a unique exploration of the ancient and the modern. We use our bodies, shaped by millions of years of evolution, and maximise the mammalian dive reflex to take us deeper than ever thought possible, yet we also use modern ...  


Black Sand Beaches, Penguins and Snorkeling! Everything You're ...

Essence.comEssence.com - Oct 13, 2017
Who Should Go? The sprawling region is great for children, seniors, and everyone in between. A couple's trip, friend adventure, or family vacation can all be ...  


Colorado River Rafting Contract Awarded to Different Company ...
U.S. News & World Report - Oct 8, 2017

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The National Park Service has awarded a rafting contract on the Colorado River to a subsidiary of concessionaire giant Aramark ...  


WKL Amarok Kiteboarding World Cup
International Sailing Federation - Oct 10, 2017

The final day of the Amarok Kiteboarding World Cup, in Akyaka, Turkey, was a race against time to complete the competition. Blessed with incredible wind from 1pm through until sunset, the final day completed the full ladder for the Women, and reached ...  

Water Skiing

Complaints about water skiing slalom course at Belchertown's Lake Metacomet unfounded, lawyer says

MassLive.comMassLive.com - Oct 5, 2017
BELCHERTOWN -- A lawyer for the owner of a state-approved water skiing slalom course at Belchertown's Lake Metacomet says complaints by other lake users are unfounded. The complaints, filed with the town's select board, allege the course operated on ...  

Whitewater Kayaking

Mississippi native makes US kayak team

Jackson Clarion LedgerJackson Clarion Ledger - Sep 21, 2017
Anger, who graduated from Madison Central High School in 2008, said he first tried whitewater kayaking while vacationing with his family. "I think I started when I was 11 or so," Anger said. "We had just come up to North Carolina for a vacation and I ...  

Whitewater Rafting

Dam Release, Warm Weather Boosts Whitewater Rafting Business This Weekend

wnep.comwnep.com - Oct 6, 2017
PENN FOREST TOWNSHIP -- The Francis E. Walter Dam is holding its last water release of the year this weekend. The release is the start of a busy weekend for whitewater rafting companies along the Lehigh River. "We're getting about 3,000 cubic feet per ...  

Sailboat Racing

Stadium sailing is not how you do it

Scuttlebutt Sailing NewsScuttlebutt Sailing News - Oct 17, 2017
Sailboat racing is for racers, and if people like what the racers are doing, then an audience is born. Try as we might to create events for the audience, there are variables that can't be manufactured. Andrew Hurst, editor of Seahorse Magazine, offers ...  

Boat Building

Mentor shows the power of boat building to young men at Bashor Children's Home

South Bend TribuneSouth Bend Tribune - Oct 9, 2017
Mentor shows the power of boat building to young men at Bashor Children's Home. Volunteer helps Bashor boys construct vessel. By Marshall V. King Tribune Columnist; Oct 9, 2017 Updated 11 hrs ago; (0). Food For Thought: Photographer: rusty. A sailboat ...  


Snorkel, surf or just plain sail on catamaran cruise along Sri Lanka's southern coast

Los Angeles TimesLos Angeles Times - Oct 17, 2017
Sail away to a land of endless beaches and timeless ruins on a seven day, six-night catamaran voyage off the coast of Sri Lanka in the Indian Ocean. The round-trip voyage, which takes place along the southern coast of nation, will visit remote beach ...  

Alpine Skiing

Lindsey Vonn takes first step towards racing men

Eurosport.comEurosport.com - Oct 4, 2017
Olympic ski champion Lindsey Vonn's quest to race against men has been put on hold after the International Ski Federation (FIS) delayed a decision until next May. Vonn's application to test herself against the men in a World Cup race was reviewed late ...  

Cross Country Skiing

Where to go cross-country skiing on Long Island

NewsdayNewsday - Oct 6, 2017
Cross-country skiing permitted as long as there is at least 3 inches of snow. Skiers and snowshoers must stay within their own tracks and not cross into the others. Weather conditions may temporarily close parking lots and roads until cleared, at which ...  

Nordic Skiing

Nordic skiing: Musgrave hopes to be real contender in Pyeongchang

ReutersReuters - Sep 28, 2017
FILE PHOTO: FIS Nordic Ski World Championships - Men's Cross-Country 50 km Mass Start Free - Lahti, Finland - March 15, 2017 - Andrew Musgrave from Britain celebrates after the race. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach. LONDON (Reuters) - Andrew Musgrave ...  


Man sues after suffering injury at skijoring event

The Bozeman Daily ChronicleThe Bozeman Daily Chronicle - Oct 7, 2017
Ronald Arneson of Ledger, Montana filed a lawsuit against the Gallatin Valley Skijoring Association in Gallatin County District Court seeking unspecified damages for things such as past and future medical costs, emotional suffering and loss of his way ...  

Ice Hockey

Ice Hockey-Playing Sisters Prepare for 2018 Olympics — But Not on the Same Team

NBCNews.comNBCNews.com - Oct 9, 2017
Ice hockey isn't the sisters' first athletic venture. As kids, the two took figure skating lessons together, which Marissa said she loved, but Hannah hated. “[Hannah] did it with hockey skates, so she could only get to a certain level,” Marissa Brandt ...  


Get to know the ABC of Snowboarding

Red BullRed Bull - Oct 13, 2017
While many define snowboarding as a sport – for most snowboarders it's much more than that. Snowboarding is highly addictive, and for those who are hooked – it's a way of life. So hold on tight and strap in, as we take you on a journey. In this show we ...  


Snowshoeing along the Ice Age National Scenic Trail

Snowshoe Magazine (blog)Snowshoe Magazine (blog) - Sep 27, 2017
In addition to snowshoeing, some sections of the trail are also open for cross-country skiing. And a few sections that correspond with a state rail trail allows bicycling. A location I know of on a shared trail in Central Wisconsin allows snowmobiling ...  

Ski Jumping

USANA Long-Time Partner Women's Ski Jumping-USA Teams Up ...

Aspen TimesPR Newswire (press release) - Oct 9, 2017
SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- USANA, The Cellular Nutrition Company, supports the merger of long-time partner Women's Ski Jumping USA ...  

Speed Skating

NZ speed skating boosted by inclusion in Youth Olympics

Timaru HeraldTimaru Herald - Oct 9, 2017
"Oceania's spot (one each for a boy and girl) will be decided at the speed skating world championships in the Netherlands in July." Timaru's Leah McDonald, Ariana Snook and Ella Benson are all in with a chance, alonng with Keaton Swindells and Jan ...  


Paralyzing crash won't deter Minn. watercrosser

The Union LeaderThe Union Leader - Oct 8, 2017
Martinson's love for snowmobiling began when he was about 13 and fixed up one of his dad's old sleds to ride. He gave watercross a try four years ago despite his disability, but he sank his snowmobile when he went out on a pond. Martinson waited until ...  

Figure Skating

U.S. figure skating champion Gracie Gold withdraws from Grand Prix ...

ESPNESPN - Oct 13, 2017
Two-time U.S. figure skating champion Gracie Gold has withdrawn from her scheduled Grand Prix Series events next month, citing ongoing treatment for ...  

Freestyle Skiing

Kaya Turski announces her retirement from freestyle skiing

CBC.caCBC.ca - Oct 3, 2017
Canadian freestyle skier Kaya Turski, dubbed Canada's "queen of slopestyle," announced her retirement from the sport on Tuesday. The 29-year-old Montreal native won the 2013 slopestyle world championship and collected eight Winter X Games gold ...  

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