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Interesting Facts about the FIFA World Cup

Interesting Facts about the FIFA World Cup

The FIFA World Cup is the biggest sporting event in the world. It is an international football competition for the men’s national teams of countries that are members of FIFA or the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA). The event is played every four years, with a new member country hosting. The inaugural tournament happened […]

June 29, 2014 No Comments / Read More >>

Current Events, Sports

Interesting Facts about the 2014 Winter Olympics

Interesting Facts about the 2014 Winter Olympics

Considered as the most expensive Olympic Games in history, the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics officially started today and was viewed by millions of people around the world. The opening ceremony was led by Russian President Vladimir Putin and was highlighted with classical music, light shows, floats and flying girl. Although the venue has been plagued […]

February 8, 2014 No Comments / Read More >>

Interesting Facts, Sports

Interesting Facts about the Super Bowl

Interesting Facts about the Super Bowl

The Super Bowl is the biggest annual sporting event in the United States. It is a championship game of the two best and remaining teams in the National Football League (NFL). The league is the biggest professional American football organization in the U.S. Historically, the game began as a part of the merger agreement between […]

February 6, 2014 No Comments / Read More >>

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Melbourne Cup 2013

Melbourne Cup 2013

For more than 2 decades, the largest and most prestigious greyhound horse racing tournament has paved its way for another year. Participants all over the world came to Melbourne for the Melbourne Cup 2013. Over 24 horses from different parts of the world was brought to the venue, all prepared and heavily trained for the […]

November 8, 2013 No Comments / Read More >>

Sports

Interesting Facts about Tennis

Interesting Facts about Tennis

Tennis went global with the establishment of ATP and WTA in 1972 and 1973. Since then, it has spawned many of the world’s most remarkable tennis players and all-time greats. Five of the best players hailed as sports icons in the world of tennis are: 1.    Roger Federer – 17 Grand Slams, 237 weeks of […]

January 23, 2013 No Comments / Read More >>

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Usain Bolt Wins Gold in Olympics Final

Usain Bolt Wins Gold in Olympics Final

Usain Bolt from Jamaica proved to the world that he’s the fastest man in this planet when he grabbed the 2012 London Games gold medal in the men’s 100-meter race. Bolt set a new Olympic record time of 9.63 and retained his title from the 2008 Beijing Games where he had announced that he would […]

August 5, 2012 No Comments / Read More >>

Health & Wellness, Sports

Interesting Facts about Swimming

Interesting Facts about Swimming

Swimming is indeed a great kind of sport. With the whole body moving against the water current, it is considered as an excellent form of physical and cardiovascular exercise. A lot of health professionals and doctors today recommend swimming as one of the exercises that can help maintain good health and keep you physically fit. During […]

June 28, 2012 No Comments / Read More >>

Sports

Interesting People in Boxing

Interesting People in Boxing

Ever questioned yourself why boxing is so interesting and addictive to watch and stay tuned? The trending issue in the world of boxing today is the fight between Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley at the MGM Grand, Las Vegas. Pacquiao is a Filipino fighter, 33 years of age, and has a professional boxing record of 54-3-2 (Win-Loss-Draw), […]

June 9, 2012 No Comments / Read More >>

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