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Why Did Murielle Ahoure Use An Irish Flag After Winning Gold in the World Indoor Championships?

Getting to represent your country in a global sporting event is already an achievement in itself. Winning in the sport you are part of will earn a place in history for your country. But what if you didn’t bring a flag to celebrate your victory? Ivory Coast sprinter Murielle Ahore won the 2018 World Indoor …

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Did Olympians Use to Drink Alcohol Before Their Race?

Due to insufficient research on dangerous substances in the past, many believed that cocaine, heroin, rat poison, and alcohol are beneficial for an individual’s physical performance. Even until the 1980s, many athletes continued imbibing alcohol and rat poison to quench their thirst and improve endurance.  Generally believed to be a performance enhancer, Olympian runners downed …

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Did Richard Williams “Fix” His Daughters’ Matches?

Venus and Serena Williams are pretty popular in the world of tennis. Venus Williams is a seven-time Grand Slam title winner, while Serena was a twenty-three-time Grand Slam title winner. But did you know the controversy behind the matches they played against each other? Richard Williams, the father of the two tennis superstars, was accused …

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What Happened to Elena Mukhina?

Simone Biles, the golden girl of Team USA, pulled out of the 2021 Olympics this week. This brings us back to the story of Elena Mukhina, the gymnast who was not given a chance to say “no” like Biles. What’s her story? Elena Mukhina was a Soviet gymnastics star until her unfortunate accident in 1979. …

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In 1928, Olympic rower Bobby Pearce stopped mid-race to let a family of ducks pass, giving his opponent a 5-length lead. In the last 1,000 meters, Pearce pulled ahead by 30 seconds, winning the gold and setting a record.

To the greatness of small Bobby Pearce : The Gentleman’s Gold ‘The most important thing in the Olympic games is not winning but taking part; the essential thing in life is not conquering but fighting well.’ Pierre de Frédy, Baron de Coubertin, founder of the Olympic committee Henry Robert Pearce was an Australian sculler of …

In 1928, Olympic rower Bobby Pearce stopped mid-race to let a family of ducks pass, giving his opponent a 5-length lead. In the last 1,000 meters, Pearce pulled ahead by 30 seconds, winning the gold and setting a record. Read More »

Bowling was such a popular sport during the 1960s-1970s, top earning pros made twice as much money as NFL stars and other athletes. Today, even the very best bowlers usually have second jobs.

Is bowling in its final frames or will it roll on? Detroit Free Press DETROIT — In its heyday, Cloverlanes Bowl in Livonia was such a popular place to gather and throw balls that the weekend wait for a lane might be two — even three — hours long. “Oh my God, we thought we …

Bowling was such a popular sport during the 1960s-1970s, top earning pros made twice as much money as NFL stars and other athletes. Today, even the very best bowlers usually have second jobs. Read More »

Fat Bottom Girls and Bicycle Race by Queen were released together on a double A-sided single, and refer to each other. Near the end of Fat Bottomed Girls, Mercury shouts, “Get on your bikes and ride!” Bicycle Race reciprocates with the lyric “fat bottomed girls, they’ll be riding today.”

Bicycle Race For the sport, see Cycle sport. “Bicycle Race” is a single by the British rock band Queen. It was released on their 1978 album Jazz and written by Queen’s lead singer Freddie Mercury. It was released as a double A-side single together with the song “Fat Bottomed Girls”. The song is notable for …

Fat Bottom Girls and Bicycle Race by Queen were released together on a double A-sided single, and refer to each other. Near the end of Fat Bottomed Girls, Mercury shouts, “Get on your bikes and ride!” Bicycle Race reciprocates with the lyric “fat bottomed girls, they’ll be riding today.” Read More »

7yr old Tyler Moon walked 1km (0.6 miles) of forest to save his father’s life after their quad crashed. Tyler made the journey to get help despite his own injuries: two collapsed lungs filling with blood and seven broken ribs. He managed to alert help just in time before collapsing himself.

Boy gets bravery award for saving dad A seven-year-old boy who fought horrific injuries to save his father’s life by walking a kilometre to fetch help has received a NSW bravery award. Tyler Moon suffered two punctured lungs and seven broken ribs when the quad bike he and his father David were riding crashed near …

7yr old Tyler Moon walked 1km (0.6 miles) of forest to save his father’s life after their quad crashed. Tyler made the journey to get help despite his own injuries: two collapsed lungs filling with blood and seven broken ribs. He managed to alert help just in time before collapsing himself. Read More »

A cycling company was seeing a high number of its bikes getting damaged during deliveries; they solved the problem by making a simple change: printing a flatscreen television screen on the boxes. Damages were reduced by 70%

What happened when a bike company started putting TVs on the sides of its delivery packages A cycling company that was seeing a high number of its bikes getting damaged during deliveries has seemingly solved the problem by making a simple change: printing a flatscreen television screen on the boxes. By masking its bikes as …

A cycling company was seeing a high number of its bikes getting damaged during deliveries; they solved the problem by making a simple change: printing a flatscreen television screen on the boxes. Damages were reduced by 70% Read More »