Tag Archives: Adidas

The Sports Archives – New Soccer Ball For World Cup 2014!

The 2014 World Cup will be starting soon and with it comes a newer and better ball from the folks at Adidas.  If you remember, players were not too happy with the 2010 World Cup ball called “Jabulani”.  The new … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Cheap At Half the Price!

Good-quality football boots do not come cheap…just ask any mum whose offspring want the latest ‘must haves’ from Nike, Puma or Adidas. But just how pricey can they get? Rio Ferdinand decided to commission the most expensive football boots in … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Knickerbocker Glory!

Teamed with ‘knickerbocker’ shorts, usually held up by a belt of differing widths, early footballers would wear thick leather football boots and long, woolly socks with shin pads which could be tucked in or worn outside. Earlier still, when football began to … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Has The Modern Football Boot Increased The Number Of Injuries To Star Players?

There is an argument that the modern football boot has increased the chance of injury for star players. These arguments are based in the belief that lighter boots, while fashionable, are not suitable for the pace and the strength of … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Slazenger Panther – Featherweight Champion of the World

Slazenger began life in the days when wooden racquets ruled the tennis world. Today they are legendary among professionals and amateur sportsmen alike, and not only in the game of tennis. Past glories in the company’s history include Martina Navratilova … Continue reading

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