Three women who competed in the Winter Olympics luge

Three women who competed in the Winter Olympics luge

The luge competition at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics was held between February 12 and 13, 2018. The defender for the championship was Natale Geisenberger and some other Olympians from past games. It took place at the Alpensia Sliding Centre near Pyeongchang, South Korea. The competition gave us…

Who is Annika Sorenstam?

Who is Annika Sorenstam?

Annika Sorenstam is a retired professional golfer from Sweden. She is revered as one of the best female golfers in history with the most number of wins. She retired from professional golf at the end of the 2008 season having won a total of 90 international tournaments in her career; 72 of the wins…

Tackle Football Is a Girl's Game, Too

Tackle Football Is a Girl's Game, Too

These champs prove tackle football is a girl’s game, too and are breaking gender stereotypes in sports. The ladies of the Colorado freeze in Denver were the 2017 Founders Bowl champs of the Independent Women’s Football League. “It wasn’t something that was ever even heard of,…

Larisa Latynina - Remarkable Gymnast

Larisa Latynina - Remarkable Gymnast

Over the years, Russia has had legend gymnasts who seem to defy gravity and make landings with utmost grace. One such gymnast is Larisa Latynina, born in 1934; she took home 18 Olympic medals between 1956 and 1964. She went down in history as the first woman to win nine gold medals in Olympic…

Betty Cuthbert: only Gold medalist to win 100, 200, and 400 m

Betty Cuthbert: only Gold medalist to win 100, 200, and 400 m

Australian legend Betty Cuthbert was only 18 years old when she won the 100-200 double at the 1956 Olympics. She is the only athlete to have won Olympic gold medals in the 100-, 200-, and 400-meter sprints. After raging a fierce battle with multiple sclerosis, the legendary Olympian passed away on…

Three Female Gymnasts Who Are Top of Their Class

Three Female Gymnasts Who Are Top of Their Class

There is no question that gymnastics is considered one of the most popular sports all over the world. Many people find this type of sport interesting because of the breath-taking aesthetics that its players perform. Apparently, this sport makes the gymnast look extremely graceful while performing…

What has become of Marion Jones and Maria Luisa Calle?

What has become of Marion Jones and Maria Luisa Calle?

We’ve all heard the phrase “cheaters never prosper”, but we have very few opportunities to see the phrase in action. This was the case with former Olympic athletes Marion Jones (track and field), and Maria Luisa Calle (cycling). Although neither actively cheated in their…

Lindsey Vonn works out in body paint for Sports Illustrated

Lindsey Vonn works out in body paint for Sports Illustrated

Working out is difficult enough, and sticking to an exercise routine is not easy. What they wear and how they look during exercise is the least of their concerns. However, we can’t say the same thing about the beautiful Lindsey Vonn. She modelled for Sports Illustrated in the 2010 swimsuit…

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Alex Biega signs 2-year extension

Alex Biega signs 2-year extension

The Vancouver Canucks defied expectations when they skipped moving any of their top defensemen at the trade deadline. They did something that was totally expected of them and that was handing out a two-year extension to Alex Biega so they don't have to deal with him hitting the open market come…

Bob Watson, former Yankee’s GM battling kidney failure

Bob Watson, former Yankee’s GM battling kidney failure

Two years ago, the New York Yankees had a twenty-year anniversary celebration of the 1996 team. The 70-year-old Bob Watson, who was the GM responsible for building the team that finally netted the Yankees their first World Series since 1978, was surprisingly not there. New York Daily News…

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Five new sports added to Tokyo’s Olympic Games 2020

Five new sports added to Tokyo’s Olympic Games 2020

The 2016 Olympic Games conclude on 21st of August. The games were quite a spectacle, and now the next Games has been awarded to Tokyo, Japan in the year 2020. Tokyo last hosted the games in 1998; this will be their second chance at hosting the global event. A host of new games will appear on the…