Showing posts with category "world cup"

Football vs. Football

While the United States is focused this week on the Super Bowl, a report released today by the consulting firm Initiative states that soccer's Champions'

February 16, 2022
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soccer

3 Big Soccer Transfers We’re Predicting To Happen In Spite Of COVID-19

With the leagues halted and crowds dispersed, our soccer itch can only be scratched by one thing: transfer talk.

February 16, 2022
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soccer

Euro 2020: England vs Germany rekindles the clash of old rivals

Historically, they are two of the biggest rivals on the international soccer stage. Now the fates have once again pitted England against Germany, as the two continental giants go head-to-head at Eu...

February 16, 2022
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soccer

Guidelines on Strength Training for Soccer Athletes

Nowadays, every sporting activity requires the athlete to have strength, speed, and endurance to perform better.

February 16, 2022
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soccer

Casinos Are Making a Comeback

The speculative environment is roaring back and this is a boon to everyone from governments to spouses and children as well.

February 16, 2022
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gambling

4 Life Lessons to Learn From Professional Athletes

Lebron James. Michael Jordan. Serena Williams. Tom Brady. Michael Phelps. Megan Rapinoe. Wayne Gretzky. These are some of the best athletes of all time. Some

February 16, 2022
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strategy

Bonus Points and Incentives in Rugby

The 2011 Rugby World Cup has climaxed with hosts New Zealand being crowned champions for the second time last night (joining Australia and South Africa,

February 16, 2022
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incetives

Hypotheticals under Arguably Better Systems

The Australian Football League (AFL) finals series (or playoffs in the US/Canadian lingo) kicks off this weekend, with betting markets indicating that the

February 16, 2022
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australian football league

Another Government Review of Australian Soccer

Last week, Australian government Minister for Sport, Senator Mark Arbib announced another Australian government review in to the affairs of Australian

February 16, 2022
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governance

Brazil Bleg

Bitter football enemies Argentina and Brazil (combined 7-time World Champions) square-off yet again in a friendly next Wednesday.  The match is in (of all

February 16, 2022
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fifa

How We Develop Basketball Talent

Today's WSJ has a review of the book, Play Their Hearts Out, by SI reporter George Dohrman.  The book examines the world of elite youth basketball in the U.S.

February 16, 2022
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nba

"Give the World Cup bid a red card"

That's the title of co-blogger Dennis Coates' piece in today's LA Times.  Dennis may be too proud to call attention to himself by pointing that out here, but

February 16, 2022
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fifa