Elements Of Triathlon Competition

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It all started with the debate of who’s the best- the runners, the swimmers or the cyclists? We all know that they have their individual fortes but during the 1920’s, when the first triathlons were held, this topic had been ringing wild in the sports world. To put a stop on this, a Navy Commander […]


American Distance Running Legends

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When people prioritize sports in the United States the top three are usually football, basketball and baseball. These sports receive a lot of media attention making the athletes superstars and heroes to many kids. Sports such as distance running don’t receive attention and it’s heroes are not known as well. Distance running in the United […]


Record Setting Season For Us Men S Sabre

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The race to Olympic qualification is like the Indy 500. The race is a rolling start where you get to carry the momentum from prior tournaments into the race. In terms of Olympic qualification, things are looking good for the US Men’s Sabre team as they are off to a torrid pace for the first […]


How A Web Site Became A Ticket To The 2008 Beijing Olympics

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Who knew that building a web site and active online community would be the path to qualifying for the Beijing Olympic Games? Craig Harkins, the owner and operator of Fencing.Net, recently learned that he had become one of only 5,600 members of media worldwide to earn a spot in Beijing covering the Olympic Games. The […]


Sports And The 2008 Oylmpics

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The hundreds of the thick of sports in general enthusiasts and Olympic leathers in particular note in tickets.beijing2008.cn the official Web site for the Olympic tickets of Peijing. The users on line can employ all the important charts of credit rating as the visa, Master, American Express like mode of the payments. Olympic tickets of […]


The Politics Behind Olympics Games

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Among the Greeks, fitness competitions and games were nationalistic in spirit; states were said to have been prouder of Olympic victories than of battles won. Women, foreigners, slaves, and dishonored persons were forbidden to compete. Contestants were required to train faithfully for 10 months before the games and had to take an oath that they […]


Steroid Use In Sports

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There are vague references of steroid use in sports in the 1936 Berlin Olympics where the German Olympic team is believed to have taken oral testosterone preparations. The World Weightlifting Championships of 1950s are widely known for Soviets weightlifter’s steroid use in sports of weightlifting. According to reports, the team physician for the United States, […]


Steroid Use In Sports Is Banned

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There are vague references of steroid use in sports in the 1936 Berlin Olympics where the German Olympic team is believed to have taken oral testosterone preparations. The World Weightlifting Championships of 1950s are widely known for Soviets weightlifter’s steroid use in sports of weightlifting. According to reports, the team physician for the United States, […]


Chronicle Of Steroids In Sports

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The period of 1950s is known for the advent of steroids in sports. According to some unofficial sources, the Olympic team of Germany used oral testosterone substances in the 1936 Berlin Olympics. However, the first ever instance of steroids in sports occurred in the World Weightlifting Championship in 1954 when soviet team members, who were […]


8 Cheap Home Gym Essentials

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You can put together a cheap home gym that gets the job done if you buy the essentials. As long as you stick with the proven equipment list -and stay away from the latest ab-flexor- you can’t go wrong. The following are my 8 home gym must-haves: 1) Dumbbells Dumbbells are essential for the home […]


Ontario Sports And Olympic Youth Academy Ooya Shape Our Leaders Beyond The 2010 Winter Olympics

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Leadership in our Canadian youth is pervasive and active. As a volunteer, I was witness and observer to an extraordinary 4-day conference hosted by the University of Ottawa (May 11-14). This year’s theme was “Making a Difference”. The delegates to this 2006 Ontario Olympic Youth Academy, were fifteen Ontario students representing their high schools. These […]


Armchair Olympian

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I am not a die-hard sports enthusiast, but confess I enjoyed watching the winter Olympics held in Turino Italy. It was nice to watch something positive and motivational for a change and to delight in some truly amazing and generous acts. I find the wide variety of sports showcased fascinating, proving there is a lot […]


Greece The Most Admired Land On Earth

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Greece is widely regarded as the place where the western civilization was born many centuries ago. It is widely acknowledged as the guiding force that has driven the human civilization for over 2500 years now. It is also the place where three continents, namely Europe, Asia and Africa, and three varying climatic conditions submerge into […]


Tips On How To Care For Your Deck

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Think your deck is impervious to damage because it’s new? Think again. Even pressure-treated wood begins to deteriorate in less than a week if left untreated. Pressure-treated wood is highly resilient to pests and rotting, but it’s still vulnerable to the harsh extremes of weather. Decks need year-round protection from rain, ultraviolet rays, molds and […]


Hello From Calgary Exploring C O P Canada Olympic Park

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Our 4-hour whirlwind tour provided by our local expert Jocelyne Morrison from Time Out for Touring took us into Alberta’s second most visited attraction outside of the Rockies: Canada Olympic Park, visited every year by more than 1.3 million people. This is the flagship site of the XV Olympic Winter Games, which were held in […]


Hello From Montreal Part 13 360 Degree Views From The Tower At The Olympic Stadium Bugs And Nature At The Insectarium And The Botanical Garden And A Quick Visit To The Jean Talon Market In Littl

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July 2, 2006 Appropriately rested from my action packed day yesterday I had a leisurely breakfast and headed out on the subway at 9:30 am. I love the subway system in Montreal since it’s safe, efficient and all the major sights are accessible via underground transportation. And the interesting thing is the trains run on […]