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Brief history of Olympics for disabled people

Brief history of Olympics for disabled people

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Olympic ideals are not something that is attainable solely by the most athletically gifted amongst us. The Paralympic competitions have become an established and respected vehicle for people to compete in a variety of sports with various disabilities. Paralympic Criteria To participate in the Paralympics, competitors must possess one of the following disabilities: visual impairment (this included total blindness), impairment of movement or some degree of paralysis due to cerebral palsy, disease or natural defect of the spinal column or amputation of part of whole limb. Sir Ludwig Guttmann The Paralympics is a concept that can be attributed to Sir Ludwig Guttmann. Known as 'the father of sport for people with disabilities,' Ludwig Guttmann (1899-1980) was one of Germanys lea...
Five good habits for a better golf game

Five good habits for a better golf game

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Most professional golfers agree that attitude is a major part of being good at and enjoying golf. But telling someone to have a good attitude is easy - doing it is hard. A big part of attitude comes down to the enjoyment of the game which comes from a lack of distractions and frustrations above and beyond the challenge of hitting the ball well. Spending time rooting around a golf bag looking for a ball marker, applying sunscreen and cleaning off clubs from last week’s game are distractions that impair concentration. Focus instead on establishing good golfing habits that let you concentrate solely on the game and the rewards of fresh air and exercise. Below are five areas of the game (on and off the course) where adopting a consistent routine can do wonders to improve attitude, fo...
Could the T20 World Cup be the Next Big Sporting Event to Take Place?

Could the T20 World Cup be the Next Big Sporting Event to Take Place?

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The world of sport is currently at a standstill. Few, if any, events are taking place around the globe and that has led people to begin looking for potential events that could be the next to happen. One in contention is the T20 World Cup in Australia, which isn’t scheduled to take place until October and November at the end of this year. With sport set to be cancelled for months to come, and travel bans in place for that period, could this be the next major event to take place? The Australian women won their World Cup down under recently, can the men repeat that and make it a double success for Australia? An Already Popular Tournament Could Explode The fast pace of a T20 World Cup makes it one of the most popular cricket events with gamblers. Multiple games take place each day,...
New tech making a difference in the NBA

New tech making a difference in the NBA

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There has never ever been a better time for professional sports to make the most of modern technology and in particular live data feeds. We are seeing it all over the industry with real-time information captured by a number of different gadgets in order to help teams get a competitive edge. In soccer, players are being asked to wear tops, similar to sports bras, underneath their jerseys in order to capture data used in heat mapping, distances covered and other important positional information. In North America, basketball has been benefitting in a similar way to the emergence of data and this is worth delving into in a bit more detail. Shot Tracker is changing B-ball There have been many developments in basketball but one, in particular, has been very exciting with new tech a...
All soccer live scores as part of a proven resource

All soccer live scores as part of a proven resource

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Now it’s much easier to keep track of all the essential news from the world of tournaments, which are interesting to you. Just open the website of sports statistics, where all soccer live scores are presented in full. So far, the performance in the Champions League for the Catalan “Barcelona” is not developing in the best way. The wards of Ernesto Valverde are one of the main favorites of the competition, but so far, they have not been able to show their full potential. Yes, there weren’t any problems with leaving the group, but the quality of the game raises serious questions because Barcelona did not even manage to beat the Czech “Slavia” at home. Of course, we can say that now only the first half of the season will have to be laid out later. However, there are Catalans’ gaming...
All You Need To Know About FIP 2020 World Polo Championship

All You Need To Know About FIP 2020 World Polo Championship

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It refers to an international tournament involving different countries. The competition is organized by sport’s governing body, Federation of International Polo, and it involves competitions between national teams. In this competition, no gender restriction of players. World Polo was founded in 1987, hosted by Argentina. The competition takes place every three years. The unique thing about this championship is that best teams can’t participate in these contests, unlike other sports. All participating teams must have a handicap of up to 14 goals. History of World Polo Championship Marcos Uranga, then president of the Argentina Polo Association, was motivated by a desire to broaden the scope of polo suggested formation of an international polo organization. Early FIP was aware of th...