Tag Archives: sport

Forget dancing horses, surfing and BMX – the Olympic Games need eSports

eSports can be the spark for the International Olympic Committee to update the Olympic Games and reach a larger, more diverse audience If we have learned anything from the previous few Olympics, it is that the Games are going through an identity crisis. Rocked by a doping scandal and with an older audience than ever, … Read More

World Surf League to offer equal prize money to men and women

The decision comes after intense blowback to a social media post that divulged the gender pay gap among league surfers The photo told the story in unmissable large-scale block letters: a shot of two young surfers, one male and one female, both wins at a junior competitor in South africans in June, both brandishing outsize … Read More

Yuya Osako seizures scandalize victory for Japan against 10 -man Colombia

Juan Quinteros free-kick had sucked Colombia level after Carlos Snchezs early red poster and Shinji Kagawas penalty but Yuya Osako fastened a 2-1 prevail for Japan It is difficult to imagine a crew making a more calamitous start to a World Cup than Colombia did and regrettably for Jose Pekerman and his players there was … Read More

French adventurer descends to fatality while preparing for tightrope stunt

Base jumper Tancr ede Melet was unable to free himself from hot air balloon and plummeted 65 ft when it unexpectedly took off A French daredevil known for aerial stunts has fallen to his death while preparing for a dangerous tightrope march between two hot air balloons. Tancrede Melet, 32, descended while getting ready to … Read More

Vuelta a Espana: Nairo Quintana extends lead over Chris Froome after stagecoach 15

Chris Froome lost almost three minutes on overall governor Nairo Quintana as Gianluca Brambilla prevailed stage 15 of the Vuelta a Espaa Chris Froome lost almost three minutes on the overall commander, Nairo Quintana, as Gianluca Brambilla prevailed stage 15 of the Vuelta a Espaa. Movistars Quintana and Tinkoffs Alberto Contador were among a large … Read More

‘They’ll believe I’m a traitor’: North Korean defector obligates Winter Paralympics introduction

South Korea para ice hockey star Choi Kwang-hyouk expects awkward meeting with former compatriots as Pyongyang transmits first Winter Competition athletes Choi Kwang-hyouk has been unable to escape his past, and every new encounter creates the same likeness from his previous life: North Korean refugee, vagrant, amputee. For years that past weighed heavily on him … Read More

At the Banff Mountain Film Festival, the future of adventure boasts is female

A world-wide movie celebration showcasing the best in undertaking plays promises that 2017 will be full of fibs of enormous female athletes In a 1989 program, David Letterman introduced the greatest climber in the world without saying that the athlete had a lovely little clothing on. Lynn Hill had just come off a several-year move … Read More

Liverpool suffer European hangover as resilient Stoke cling on for a detail

Liverpool came down to world with a bulge from their 5-2 Champions League win over Roma when Stoke City ground out a 0-0 Premier League draw at Anfield Jurgen Klopp did his best to keep his actors focused on the matter in hand, describing this game as the most important point one of the season … Read More

Climber killed in massive rockfall on Yosemite’s El Capitan was British

Two Britons were among group scouting out site where piece of granite the dimensions of the an apartment house fell The climber who was humbled to demise by a massive rockfall in California’s Yosemite national park was British, officials have said. The Welsh holidaymaker was with his partner, a British lady, when more than 1,000 … Read More

Squad GB snowboarder Ellie Soutter croaks aged 18

The British Olympic Association has paid tribute to Ellie Soutter after the snowboarder croaked at persons under the age of 18 Tributes have been paid to one of the” country’s good up-and-coming snowboarders”, Ellie Soutter, after she died on her 18 th birthday. In a seam explanation announcing her death the British Olympic Association chairman, … Read More

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