Professional athletes are the pride of the fans that support them, and the teams and the country they represent. However, being a professional athlete comes with a number of challenges, which they face almost every single day of their careers, and which they have to deal with and overcome in order to be successful. Below is a look at some of the top challenges faced by professional athletes today.
Too much pressure to perform
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English Premier League, in short EPL, is a professional football league in England. Its official name is Barclays Premier League as it is sponsored by a leading British banking and financial services company Barclays Bank. The league was started on 20 February, 1992 as the FA Premier League. EPL takes place from August to May every year, and 20 clubs complete in it. In addition to English clubs, the Welsh clubs can also participate. Each team plays 38 games. The first season run from 15 August, 1992 Read more [...]
“Wenger, you haddock, you should’ve put Wilshire on in the last 10 minutes! I’ve told you a million times! Admittedly, you can’t hear me because I’m shouting at a telly, but you should’ve known anyway! You’re not managing under-11s! This is the Premier League, so stop Arsene around and do your job properly!”
After you’ve shouted this at the telly, the manager of the pub asks you to leave. But it was worth it. These managers don’t seem to know their Ronaldinho from their elbow. Read more [...]
Are you looking for a fun day out with a sporting edge? As the UK has created some of the best sports in the world, you won’t find a shortage of great museums and shows, celebrating Britain’s connection with healthy competition. Some of the most popular sports that we can claim as our own are Badminton, Cricket, Tennis, Darts, Football, Table Tennis, Netball, Golf, Bowls, Curling, Squash, Rounders, and Rugby. That’s a pretty impressive list, isn’t it? Here are just some of the coolest and Read more [...]
With childhood obesity on the rise any attempt to encourage children to be active should be welcomed. So, the government's recent announcement of £150m worth of funding for sports in primary schools appears timely.
More Funding for Schools with Over 17 Pupils
The government funding works out at £8,000 for every primary school that has more than 17 pupils, and the £150m a year funding will be in place for the next two years. The money should be a boost for schools, children and parents. Schools Read more [...]
If you're good at something, try to make a career out of it. That's the advice given to many youngsters these days. After all, you will be much more likely to succeed if you have passion for something. Well, these golf enthusiasts took a leap of faith and ended up surprising everyone including themselves. Here are five up-and-coming golf stars to look out for.
1. Hideki Matsuyama
Matsuyama is a fresh 21-year-old who simply loves to play the game. His enthusiasm Read more [...]
Now that we’re firmly in the cold grip of winter, it can be incredibly difficult to lace up those running shoes and battle the elements. However, with a little encouragement and self-determination, winter running can be a mentally invigorating exercise that can help you keep additional Christmas weight at bay. Here are our top three tips on running through the winter:
Winter may be a time of festive cheer and cosy evenings by the fire, but the long stretch of dark nights, gloomy Read more [...]
BMX racing is a highly popular and exciting sport for all ages, which can be enjoyed by all the family. In its purest form, BMX racing is considered an extreme sport, and now is featured in the Olympic Games. However, BMX bikes have a range of uses, and the style of bike is tailored to the way you want to ride it.
BMX stands for bicycle motocross, and BMX racing originated in the USA in the 70s, as a way to enable young people to get involved in motocross, a type of off-road motorcycling. Read more [...]
Before you know it, the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia will be playing on your television sets. If you are a fan of the Winter Olympics, you probably know all about big stars like Shaun White, Lindsey Vonn, and Alex Ovechkin. While these athletes are great to watch, there are also a few newcomers that will be worth looking out for in February of 2014. Here are 5 newbies ready to make a big splash in Russia.
1) Sara Takanishi
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When you let your kids get involved with sports, you have to be careful. There are some perils that can come along with sports. You have to keep an eye out for bad coaching, poor sportsmanship, over competiveness and injuries. However, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t let your kids enjoy sports. Playing sports is an important part of growing up, and it is very good for kids when done right. Here are four things you need to know before your kids begin playing sports.
1. It Is Supposed to Be Fun
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