Tag Archives: athletics

The Sports Archives – Drug Testing: How Do Athletes Get Caught?

Advances in science and technology have transformed the way we live our lives. In laboratories across the globe, scientists are on a quest to heal our ailments and help us to live longer. In doing so, they are finding ways … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Which Of These Four Track Materials Would Suit You Best As An Athlete?

As a track athlete, you probably have certain preferences as to the surfaces you run on. That’s why some athletes fair pretty well on track meets while others perform best in cross country races. You may be used to running … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Breaking Down Barriers – Arab Women in Sport!

In the western world women don’t think twice about taking up sport and aiming to compete at the highest level. Indeed their exploits are celebrated and many female sports stars become icons and national heroines. In a world where obesity … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – 50 Olympic Events You Won’t See At London 2012!

Has it really been four years since Usain Bolt and Michael Phelps shook the world in Beijing? If London 2012 is even half as exciting as the last Olympic Games we’re going to be in for quite a treat. But … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Olympic Medals

With the London Summer Olympics just around the corner it’s natural to begin thinking about some of the traditions and rituals associated with the event. Just recently the Olympic Flame was lit in Olympia, Greece, the birthplace of the games. … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Freedom to be Extreme in a Litigious Society

Ultimate Waivers Many years ago, I traveled to Perris, CA for the National Skydiving Championships. My husband at the time was competing in a 20-way formation competition. When we arrived and signed in we had to fill out an extensive release form and … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Alcohol and Athletics – How Much is Too Much?

Alcohol and Athletics – How Much is Too Much? Alcohol and athletics.  Athletics and alcohol.  Strange bedfellows, but they have such a long history together that the association has become a social norm.  Many of us don’t feel meeting up … Continue reading

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