Category: Sports

  • Run, Jump, Work, or Play with Athleisure
    A term that originated thanks to America’s booming fitness industry in the 70s — think ‘Pumping Iron’ — today, Athleisure has grown past dour velour tracksuits, neon headbands, and risque men’s athletic shorts. These days, you can find men and women across the world dressed in chic hoodies, trendy joggers, and funky tops and t-shirts, whether
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  • When the Blues Go Marching In!
    Football matches are electrifying experiences. Massive stadiums, packed with thousands of fans – huge swaths of people in team colors, singing; screaming chants in unison. If you have ever been in one, you know what it feels like to be a part of a single, massive organism — each missed goal leaving you all groaning and each successful one
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  • 5 Sporting Events From Across the World You Shouldn’t Miss
    “If you can make one heap of all your winnings/And risk it on one turn of pitch-and-toss/And lose, and start again at your beginnings… you’ll be a Man, my son!” -Rudyard Kipling, ‘If’, 1910   Sports is one of those few outlets that has consistently helped people of all ages and genders imbibe the quality of fortitude Kipling described above.
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  • 5 Local Sports Teams You Should Follow
    Far From the Batting Crowd If you draw up the Indian demographic into a chart, you will find two clearly defined sections. The greater of the two are cricket lovers — young and old, men and women — for whom Gavaskar, Tendulkar, Dhoni, and Kohli aren’t mere athletes, but the avatars of the gods. On the other, drastically smaller, almost
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  • On the ropes
    Freedom, adventure, and a whole lot of fun – USA Originals by Jockey celebrates the rich culture of America like no other. Slacklining stems from the very same vein. Originating in grand old Yosemite National Park, USA, slacklining has gone on to capture the imagination of countless ‘slackers’ around the globe. The slacklining community in
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  • The Greatest Marathons for the Adventurous
    Planning to tackle the 26.2 mile feat of endurance? Why not make it adventurous too! It’s always much more exciting to run a race through stunning scenery, or terrains in a far-flung location than the ho-hum streets of your own city. From scaling the steps of historic monuments to running along side lions and elephants, there is a trove
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  • Be Strong To Be Useful: The Rise and Rise of Parkour
    The year was 1902. 28,000 people perished in a deadly volcanic eruption in the Caribbean island of St Pierre. George Herbert, a French naval officer, was in-charge of evacuating 700 indigenous and European nationals. This is when he noticed something. While indigenous folk moved through the hostile environment with ease, the Europeans stumbled
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    Sagrika PadhaSagrika is a copywriter and freelance blogger from Bangalore. She spends part of her days wondering how to combine her two loves, books and bicycles. The rest of her time she spends playing with her dog and tending to her terrace garden. Find her on Instagram
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