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If you’re just starting out, on a really tight budget, or just enjoy simplicity, you should ride a hardtail. If you know you want to huck drops or ride rough, technical trails most of the time or if you’re an older rider, then you’ll likely be happier on a full suspension bike.
A giant bear of a man, Ruth played from 1914-35, was a legendary right-fielder for the NY Yankees, decent pitcher, and, most vitally, colossal bat: his record of 714 homers stood nearly 40 years. His off field antics of rabble-rousing, drinking, sex and gambling added to the legend.
For a decade he dominated but Lewis’s defining time was the ’84 LA Olympics, where he won everything he entered: 100m, 200m, relay and long jump, the first to do it since his hero Jesse Owens. The long jump was often seen as his bonus event, but he was equally dominant in the field.
Muhammad Ali was born Cassius Clay in Louisville, Kentucky. He started fighting at the age of 12 after his bicycle was stolen.In 1960, Clay won a gold medal in the Olympics at Rome, Italy.He had the nickname “The Louisville Lip” for statements such as “I am the Greatest,” and “I’m young, I’m pretty, I’m fast, and […]
“Sports have the power to change the world. It has the power to inspire, the power to unite people in a way that little else does. It speaks to youth in a language they understand. Sports can create hope, where there was once only despair. It is more powerful than governments in breaking down racial […]
The Wizard of the Dribble employed his devastating body swerve to good effect at the top level for more than 30 years, playing for Stoke at 50. Famously and finally won an FA Cup winner’s medal for Blackpool in 1953, in a match now known as “The Matthews final”.
The only Olympian ever to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize was Philip Noel-Baker of Great Britain, who won the silver in the 1500-meter dash in 1920. He was a British politician, diplomat, academic, an outstanding amateur athlete, and renowned campaigner for disarmament.
The greatest cricketer of them all. His famous 99.94 average was proven that no sportsman anywhere in the world has ever been statistically so far ahead of the pack. He passed 200, 12 times in Test cricket, scored 100 or more 29 times in his 80 Test innings, and 117 times in just 338 first-class knocks.
Charles William Miller is considered to be the father of football in Brazil. In 1894, Miller with two footballs and a set of Hampshire FA rules was instrumental in setting up the football team of the São Paulo Athletic Club and the Liga Paulista, the first football league in Brazil.
In the world’s most competitive sport, Spain won three consecutive major trophies, the 2008 and 2012 Euros with the small matter of the 2010 World Cup sandwiched in between. Not only did they win but they won in style and by creating a new footballing method: the high-tempo, short passing ‘tiki-taka.’
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We always talk about the 1896 start of the modern Olympics but the ancient Olympics demised only once the Roman emperors became Christian. Pagan festivals were at first discouraged and then completely outlawed. The Olympic games were first and foremost a religious celebration in honour of Zeus, they held no place in the Christian empire. […]
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