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Love Sport? Why Not Study It at University?

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This week, Facebook tells me, marks the tenth anniversary of my A-Level results. Depressing thoughts, much like hangovers, take days to dissipate these days but it has nudged my rusty noggin into remembering my fast and loose decisions with respect to University. My course preferences were as much based on whim as they were interest and my choice of institution …

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Lean In with the 99ers

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I’m a HUGE fan of empowerment. I’m a huge fan of positive role models. And, being a father of a middle school daugher, I even more of a bigger fan of women doing positive things that dramatically shift society. That’s a big statement, but the following video lives up to that hype. Recently, Jessica Bennett from Lean In (yes the …

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Principles of a Successful Triathlon Bike

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For your first few triathlons you probably borrowed a bike or dusted off the old bike that’s been hiding in the garage for the past decade, but now that you have done a few races and you know you love the sport, it’s time to find the perfect racing bike. As you begin the search for triathlete bikes, you may …

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Celebrities Riding High On Racehorse Success

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It seems that as more and more celebrities are trying out a day at the races, an increasing number are stepping up their involvement in the sport by becoming racehorse owners.  From soccer players such as Michael Owen, to Hollywood A-listers such as Kevin Costner, many big names are deciding to further their involvement from merely having a flutter on …

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Athletes Unaware of Dangers Associated with Steroids

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In recent years revelations about illegal steroid use among top athletes have become ever more prevalent. Perhaps the most famous case concerns the international cyclist Lance Armstrong, who was stripped of his Tour de France titles and also banned from any future competition. Despite revelations such as this, the use of anabolic steroids has increased and many young athletes use …

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Tips For Looking Your Best In A Golf Shirt

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Not everyone considers golf to be an actual sport, and not every player holds the same respect for their golf attire as they do for the actual game of golf. If you’re just starting to play golf or if you’d like to be a better dressed golfer, here are some tips from the reigning 2012 FedEx Cup winner Brand Snedeker. …

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The Digital Sports Revolution

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Once there was a time when video games were considered the sole purview of outsiders and loners, the socially awkward and the physically weak. People who were stronger and more confident of themselves played real sports, like football and basketball. In 2013, however, gaming has changed. Astronomical improvements in processing power have brought lifelike and realistic sport simulations to living …

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F1 Driving innovations which can Make Road Cars Safer

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Reliable control over the car is key to the safety and performance of the Formula 1 drivers who have no time and concentration to waste over complicated and scattered gauges. Almost all of the racing cars’ controls are thus designed to fit onto the steering wheel, allowing easy access throughout the race. As engineers constantly refine the control systems, car …

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