London, July 17(ANI): Oscar Pistorius, who is poised to become first double amputee to participate in the Olympics, has slammed critics for claiming that if he wins a medal in the London Games, then credit for it should go to the carbon fiber blades. - Indiatalkies.comRead Full Story
One of the best ways to improve and increase speed is to build your strength and power. Strength is defined as the ability of your muscles to produce force. Power is defined as the ability to produce the highest possible force in the short amount of time, or be explosive. Speed is the combination of strength and power. You can be strong and slow, But you cannot be fast and weak.
No matter what sport you play, there are five major components you need to work one to become...Read Full Story
The Olympic Video games are not only a platform for competition and entertainment, but they can also serve to inspire people, even those of us who will never be Olympic athletes. During every installment of the Olympic Games, there are many inspirational stories and athletes that emerge, and though the Video games haven't begun, the 2008 Beijing Olympics is already no exception to this trend. Let's discuss some of the inspirational athletes that will aspire to compete in this year's Olympic...Read Full Story
Marta is a Brazilian soccer player who is one of the a lot of exciting athletes on the planet today. She is known in the world football community as a female version of Pele (widely regarded as the greatest football player of all time), and has led her Brazilian compatriots to success already. She will be gunning for the gold in the 2008 Beijing Olympics, and you won't want to miss it.Marta, whose full person's name is Marta Vieira da Dilva, was born in February of 1986. At only 1.52 meters...Read Full Story
There are few Olympic sports who have the historic tradition that Olympic boxing has built over the years. In this day and age, it lives on as one of the more popular, and sometimes controversial, Olympic sports. Whether you'll be watching along with 13,000 other fans at the Worker's Indoor Arena, or watching from the comfort of your own home, let's prepare yourself for boxing at the 2008 Beijing Olympics with this basic history and explanation of Olympic boxing.However, in 1904 boxing...Read Full Story
For fans of Track and Field, especially the running events.