These charts clearly show how some Olympic swimmers may have gotten an unfair advantage
A few years ago, researchers from Indiana University discovered a disturbing pattern at the 2013 Swimming World Championships in Barcelona. According to the lap-time data, athletes assigned to the outer lanes of the pool were consistently swimming faster in one direction than the other. A mysterious force seemed to be interfering with the competition. But before […]
Danie Gerber - The Greatest Ever ⋆ Real Rugby
Die Doring van Despatch In the book “The Chosen” written by Andy Colquhoun and Paul Dobson, Danie Gerber was selected as the greatest Springbok ever. Well, one cannot argue with facts… As a youngster growing up in the western suburbs of Johannesburg in the 1980’s, only one player really mattered. Naas Botha. He was the … Danie Gerber – The Greatest Ever Read More »
Nico Rosberg crowned Formula One world champion as Lewis Hamilton faces severe punishment from Mercedes
LEWIS HAMILTON was forced to surrender his Formula One world crown after a bitter fight with Nico Rosberg. The Brit will painfully see his title slide across the Mercedes garage floor to his rival …
Every time Michael Phelps takes a gold medal stroke, this is what happens in his brain
Humans may have evolved to be reasonably decent swimmers — we're pretty good at not drowning, given a little bit of instruction — but we certainly didn't evolve to swim like that.
Olympic Form: How Sports Influence Body Shape
Olympics athletes are in the peak of condition to perform and excel at a range of sporting events — which means that their body types and how they train vary dramatically.
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Zola Budd says she gave up in Olympic final after tangle with Mary Decker
South African-born runner who represented UK in 1984 LA Games says she deliberately slowed down after US rival fell