An amateur yachtsman entered a solo, around-the-world sailing race; after a slow start, progress rapidly accelerated and then something strange happened.
Those who engage in stuffing themselves with hot dogs, oysters, or even cockroaches, insist they are taking part in legitimate sporting events.
Get into figure skating and go in prepared. Learn more about typical figure skating expenses for various levels of the sport.
Wilma Rudolph suffered childhood illnesses including polio. She overcame all of them to win gold medals at the summer Olympics. Wilma Rudolph held the title of the fastest female in the world.
Ferret legging, or “put-‘em-down” as it’s known to aficionados, is a contest of endurance and pain that seems about as loopy as it’s possible to get.
Competitive eating involves consuming huge quantities of food in a restricted time period. A famous example is Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest each July 4. We examine if speed eating is a true sport.
Hand-eye coordination is an important skill but is often underrated in most sports. In sports, it's used from start to finish. It's essential for all athletes to possess strong hand-eye coordination.
Technology and science are playing more important roles in sports around the world as teams and individuals are hunting for that extra performance boost or a technique that speeds injury recovery.
Organizational skills, advance planning and good volunteers are vital in organizing a successful cross country meet. Use this checklist to keep you on track.
A guide to aggression in sports psychology. Featuring examples, types, definitions and theories to help understand assertiveness, catharsis and aggressive behaviours
The job of sports commentating is not easy; it requires a brain fully stocked with clichés, banalities, and platitudes, and the ability to blabber on about the glaringly obvious.
Here is a list of 10 athletes who have achieved amazing feats or have incredible stories, yet are unknown to most people today. The list is in no particular order.
Professional cycling is now a truly international sport, but many terms used in the sport, and especially commentary upon it, are words from the French vocabulary; with words such as Peloton, Domestiques and Bidons commonly used.