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Interesting Facts about Cycling

Interesting Facts about Cycling

Cycling is one of the oldest known sports since the invention of the two-wheeler. It has now become a fun way to exercise and stay fit.  Aside from reducing stress, it also builds stamina, improves cardio-vascular wellness and burns more calories. In addition, people who enjoy cycling have stronger and well-toned muscles. Cycling is also considered […]

May 22, 2012 No Comments / Read More >>

Sports, Travel

World’s Most Visited Skiing Sites

World's Most Visited Skiing Sites

Skiing is a thrilling leisure activity during winter season and one of the most popular winter sports in the world.  Aside from being a good form of exercise, it’s also fun. Skiing has already been used as a means of transportation in Scandinavia 4000 years ago.  Alpine skiing, a popular sports in Norway, began as […]

November 7, 2011 No Comments / Read More >>

Life & Leisure, Sports

How Badminton Got Its Name

How Badminton Got Its Name

Badminton is a very popular sport that can be played in singles or doubles. It can be an indoor or outdoor game and could be played by any person. Originally, the shuttlecock used is made up of 16 goose’s left wings officially weighing 4.74 to 5.50 grams, the standard weight of the shuttle. The world’s […]

April 12, 2011 No Comments / Read More >>

Sports

Interesting Facts: Boxing

Interesting Facts:  Boxing

The savagery of hand to hand combat has become a source of entertainment during the time of the gladiators. What used to be a part of a soldier’s training has become a spectator sport in the Roman coliseum, where every blow, and bloodshed is met by loud cheers of entertainment. Today, we experience the same […]

March 9, 2011 No Comments / Read More >>

Sports

Interesting Facts: Bowling

Interesting Facts: Bowling

One of the most interesting sports most people would love to play is bowling .They enjoy playing this recreational sport with their friends and business partners, and even as a wholesome opportunity to bond with each other. Recently, Captain Shahid Afridi of Pakistan granted his bowlers his complete credit after a very impressive two-wicket triumph […]

March 2, 2011 No Comments / Read More >>

Sports

Golf: Origin and Facts

Golf: Origin and Facts

Golf has gained much interest from people around the world. This has also become one of the well-loved sport. Just recently Phil Michelson played the South Course in Sand Diego. He is noted for his swashbuckling style but in that particular game, he chose to play it safe. The word golf was borrowed from the […]

February 19, 2011 1 Comment / Read More >>

Sports

NBA Top Players

NBA Top Players

Basketball is a well-liked sport in North America. One of the major sports leagues is the National Basketball Association (NBA), and the members are the USA and Canada. In the past years this sport had grown all over the world which is the reason why everyone is interested in this sport. The famous  players of […]

February 4, 2011 1 Comment / Read More >>

Sports, Top News

Djokovic Wins Australian Open Title

Djokovic Wins Australian Open Title

Novak Djokovic won his second Australian Open at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne with a triumph over Andy Murray in two hours and 39 minutes.  He now joins Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Lleyton Hewitt as the four current players who have won multiple Grand Slams. In the semi-finals, Djokovic had taken out Federer in […]

January 30, 2011 1 Comment / Read More >>

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