Post Tagged with: "#Olympics"

GO HARD OR GO HOME: The rise of CrossFit exercise

April 28, 2014 3:55 pm0 comments
GO HARD OR GO HOME: The rise of CrossFit exercise

Liverpool Fitness Coach spreads the word of a stereotype breaking, health enhancing fitness revolution. Matthew Green, Owner and Head Coach of CrossFit Liverpool, discovered his love for the sport through working in the fire brigade and decided to transform his career path. CrossFit is a clinically tested fitness method often […]

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Gay Mountain Wins Gold

February 17, 2014 7:00 pm0 comments
Gay Mountain Wins Gold

It’s a Monday evening and I have just had my double dose of Corrie (guilty pleasure), switching the channel over to watch Benefit Street (don’t judge me, this is only on a Monday, I swear), and one of the best adverts I have ever seen pops up on the box: Channel […]

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Winter Olympics – Sending the Right Message to Russia

February 9, 2014 10:59 am0 comments
Winter Olympics – Sending the Right Message to Russia

The Winter Olympics are now underway and the host country is in the midst of disturbing human rights abuse. Suddenly it has become acceptable to openly, and in broad daylight, unleash horrific attacks on other human beings and the government is willfully turning a blind eye. Unbelievably, these perpetrators are […]

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City Of The Seven Hills

January 15, 2014 9:12 pm0 comments
City Of The Seven Hills

Plovdiv, Bulgaria: a city I have had the good fortune to visit no less than seven times (at the time of writing). Having a beautiful female friend there to host me obviously helps. Plovdiv itself is Bulgaria’s second city and cultural capital, a juxtaposition of modernity with all the amenities […]

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Wrestling Makes Shortlist for 2020 Olympic Games

June 5, 2013 7:50 pm0 comments
Wrestling Makes Shortlist for 2020 Olympic Games

Professional wrestling is a step closer to becoming a part of the Olympics again, following the announcement by the IOC that the sport is shortlisted for the 2020 games. The IOC (International Olympic Committee) Executive Board announced on Wednesday that wrestling, along with baseball/softball and squash, have been selected for […]

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Does Andy Murray No Longer Have To Carry British Tennis Alone?

January 17, 2013 3:13 pm0 comments
Does Andy Murray No Longer Have To Carry British Tennis Alone?

Fresh from his extraordinary exploits in 2012, Andy Murray has begun his 2013 Australian Open campaign in convincing style. Having removed the Grand-Slam-shaped monkey from his back, expectations grow that Andy can claim the Holy Grail of British tennis and win Wimbledon. However, he may finally get some help along […]

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Speaking a foreign language- Is it important nowadays?

September 4, 2012 1:30 pm3 comments
Speaking a foreign language- Is it important nowadays?

This is a subject which has been on my mind a lot recently, particularly with the world’s attention currently fixed firmly on the British Isles. It is virtually impossible to miss the words ‘Olympic games’ and ‘Team GB’ which have been splashed across the media for months now. (If you […]

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Bread and Circuses

August 19, 2012 2:03 pm0 comments
Bread and Circuses

Nobody can deny our athletes’ achievements at the 2012 Olympics. Their hard work paid dividends in medals and prestige earned for themselves. They provided a canvas for us to emote all the highs and lows, heartaches and triumphs. For a little over two weeks, we could put aside our troubles, all the woes […]

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