Category: Sports

  • 5 Trends we’re calling for 2020
    It’s the last year of the decade. We’ve already written about the things we should all drop before the start of the next one. And here’s a list of what we think will be big as we count down to it. Read on. Disco collars With the resurgence of a whole bunch of ’80s themed shows, movies, and even music, we can’t say we didn’t see this
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  • How to end a decade of sporting brilliance
    As the end of the decade rolls in, you may find yourself saying ‘hey wait, didn’t the decade already end?’. To you I say, absolutely not siree! Regardless of what opinions you may have, whatever calendar you may use, your complete disregard for basic math, 2020 is the last year of the decade — the 366 days that complete the 00s this year of
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  • Kim Clijsters — could this be the mother of all comebacks?
    Grand Slam champion Kim Clijsters recently announced her return to competitive tennis in 2020. The 36-year-old mother of three said she’s been feeling stronger and more energetic in the last six months, and wants to make a concerted effort towards being the best in the world today.   This announcement comes in the wake of a fairly strong
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  • A Movement Towards Motion: Parkour in India
    For most people, flipping and flying through cityscapes is something reserved for a certain web-slinging superhero, but not for Delson D’Souza. Delson is a movement coach at Chaos Faktory in Bangalore, and an expert traceur — that is, a practitioner of parkour. When we sat down for a chat, he took us on a tour of the fast-paced, intense world
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  • Five players to watch at the Fifa Women’s World Cup 2019
    While the average football fan might be able list a dozen names of male superstars in their sleep, they’d likely find a surplus of fingers counting the women players they know.   Women’s football isn’t considered glamorous like the men’s game which is inundated with ludicrous transfer fees, advertising contracts, and salaries, creating
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  • 3 things women around the world are doing
    Solange gave us another great Knowles album The less conspicuous of the Knowles sisters is back with a rich fresco of collaborations, black history, and her upbringing in Texas. When I Get Home — her fourth studio album — takes off where A Seat At The Table landed, with some of the best songwriting this side of Joni Mitchell — if one can call
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  • Switch It Up To Sweat It Out
    Let’s be honest: most of us hate working out, however fun it claims to be. Yes, even something fun like Zumba can be exhausting. And that’s probably why, when you find a routine that’s easy-ish and works for you, you stick to it for months on end. But whether you’re huffing and puffing at the weight rack or jogging slowly down a grassy path,
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  • The Early Bird Gets the Gains
    Another new year has come and gone, and I’ve made the same resolution as last year, the year before that, the year before that, and — well, you get the picture. But this is definitely going to be the year I find the perfect workout routine and stick to it. Because this year I’m biting the bullet and doing my workouts in the morning. Now, I’m a
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  • Road to Madrid
    The Champions League Round of 16 is fast looming on the wintry European horizon, and fans are rubbing their hands as much in anticipation as for warmth. With 13-time champions and 3-time defending champions Real Madrid seemingly steeped in turmoil, it’s up to the other 15 clubs to stake their claim in Europe’s elite competition. To do so, they
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