Browsing: Sports

Whether people play, or just watch, sports are a big part of many people’s lives. Besides just being entertainment, sports are also tied to many countries’ national identity, and are a billion dollar industry. Have you ever wondered how these sports got their start? Even if you think you know, what’s interesting is that the…

We are reposting this classic list about the Olympics. The Olympic Games come around every four years although technically it’s now every two years since the summer and winter games are on a staggered schedule.  Most people are all familiar with the popular Olympic sports.  In the summer games the main focus is on track…

There’s a famous saying about sports, that it’s the perfect platform to illustrate the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat. That’s a very true statement, and sometimes we forget just how fine a line there really is between those two things. The thrill for one side equals agony for the other, and anyone…

If you’ve ever asked your English teacher, “Can I go to the bathroom?” you know the difference between permission and capability. When it comes to women pursuing athletics, both are systematically denied. Like a sock clinging to the inside of a sweater, society has a static bond to certain ideas about gender, entertainment, good…

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