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There are few more exciting attractions in the sporting world than seeing people, teams, animals or vehicles pitting their wits against each other. This is why racing events are amongst the most popular sporting events you can find, and there is no shortage of prominent racing events to look out for this year. The New York Marathon is scheduled to take place on Sunday 5th November, and it features more than 50,000 runners. People come from all over the world to take part in the race, which allows participants and observers the chance to see some of the most famous…

Betting on football couldn’t get any easier today as it can all be done online from the comfort of your own home, when compared with the days when you had to go to the shop just to put a bet on and to collect your winnings. Not only is betting much easier to achieve on computers, but it’s now very easy to do on mobile devices thanks to bookmakers making their websites responsive to the latest standards. Not only is betting much easier to do, but research on matches is also much easier to do thanks to the thousands of…

The Olympics consists of a variety of sports that are popular around the world. However, there are still several sports that aren’t currently included in the Olympics. There are of course reasons behind this, but they aren’t necessarily clear and there are a lot of unhappy sports fans that don’t get to watch their favourite sports in action during the Olympic Games. The problem the organizers have when it comes to the Olympics, is that the tournament will never be able to cater for all sports because it would be unmanageable, so that is a good enough reason to have…

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If you’ve ever heard yourself saying, “That %$^#@!! coach,” this guide is for you. As the parent of a young athlete, it’s your job to help your child make the right choices, protect and encourage. Your child’s coach can be the difference between a lifelong love of athletics or a journey into hell. But, before you blame the coach, you need to look at yourself. Is it possible that you are the problem? Over-involved and highly competitive parents can also make a child’s youth and high school youth sports career a nightmare. Here’s how to tell the difference. What Am…

There are many places to buy sports accessories nowadays – at a big sporting goods retailer, at a mall chain store, online, at a discount website or at a particular sports specialist store. As with many other sports, most good people who are up for the sports, prefer to shop at a store that only deals in that specific area and field. This helps to provide a sense of community, and spreads the knowledge and passion to all levels of sports minded individuals. Let’s take a look at what they provide and a few reasons why they should be considered…

With so much going on in the world today, especially a contentious election for the White House, many Americans simply look to get away from it all. Even though it is all but impossible to escape the “real world” for too long, there are distractions out there if you know where to look for them. For starters, how big of a pro or college sports fan would you consider yourself? In some cases, people go a little too overboard when it comes to getting into sports. From spending thousands of dollars each season to dressing up in interesting outfits, they…

It would be fair to say that American rugby has come on leaps and bounds over recent times. Few would disagree that it’s always going to live in the shadow of football, but the US has experienced more and more success in rugby in the last few years and the fact that they have appeared in all but one of World Cup’s since 1987 speaks volumes about their reputation. However, amongst this success lays the fact that a lot of players know that they will experience more success at club level by turning abroad. Again, it’s worth mentioning that the…

Colin Kaepernick’s decision to sit during the National Anthem has drawn a lot of criticism from all sectors of society, but especially the sports world. Why his protest has been received with so much disdain is not really an issue that should be discussed. Rather it should be why he protested that should be receiving all the air play. It seems more likely that the player’s actions will now be for nothing as most of the backlash to his actions is not even targeted at his actions. An interesting reaction to his sitting protest was from NFL player Harrison who…

If you’ve never been scuba diving in winter then we’d highly recommend you try. The underwater eco system often flourishes during the cooler months, so that in itself is a good reason to brace and take the plunge. Yes, cold water is a little intimidating at first, but once you know these little tips on how to stay warmer during a dive then you’ll be kicking yourself for never trying before. Dry Suit Instead of a Wet Suit Although a little more complicated to use than a wet suit, a dry suit will avoid cold water finding its way down…