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The Sports Archives – Back To Reality: What Do Elite Athletes Do When They Retire?

Professional sporting careers don’t last long. Sportsmen and women dedicate their formative years to training, training, training, have a few years in the limelight and then… exactly! Then what? The transition from elite athlete to retiree can be demoralising and … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – A History Of African American Swimmers!

African Americans have a long history of participating in and excelling at sports competitions throughout the world. Black athletes have kicked ass in sporting events ranging from local, small town basketball games, to internationally viewed Olympic competitions. Almost everyone who … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – The Two Most Famous Runners to Have Won Gold at the Olympic Games!

Running is a sport that takes athleticism and power.  There is a need for consistent self-reliance and a stamina that is almost unworldly.  The sport is recreational for some while for others it is a passion and career.  There is … Continue reading

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