The whole concept of fitness and training has changed in the world of football in last 20 years. More of athletics is being very widely implemented. More time in training is being dedicated towards players all round health and fitness than just try to learn the tactics. New fitness regimes are being developed every day. Softwares have been developed to assist managers and players in studying their body physique and ways to develop it.
Having now the top four contenders in the UCL this season, the semi-final draw was decided in the municipality of Nyon in Switzerland, the outcome fated Real Madrid CF (ESP) to take on Juventus (ITA) on match day 1 of the semi-finals, in the latter’s home ground in the first leg of the two legged tie, while the second semi is to be played between FC Barcelona (ESP) and FC Bayern Munich (GER); to be played at Camp Nou, the former’s home stadium.
In 2014 Susie Wolff, a woman Formula One driver, participated in the testing for Williams on the weekend of the British Grand Prix at Silverstone and at the Hockenheim circuit in Germany. This season, Wolff is preparing herself to be similarly engaged in testing activities at the Spanish, Austrian and British Grand Prix.
The face of any sport is usually the holder of certain titles. In cricket, it is the world cup winning captain, in football it is the Ballon D ‘Or winner and in tennis it is usually considered to be the Wimbledon champion. While Novak Djokovic is now undoubtedly the face of men’s tennis, the face of women’s tennis is by unspoken law, the legendary Serena Williams, the glamarous Maria Sharapova or the temperamental Viktoria Azarenka while a shy Czech lurks about somewhere in the shadow despite being the Wimbledon champion. Someone ought to tell Petra Kvitova that she has is the defending Wimbledon champion and can display some level of arrogance that Williams or Sharapova consider as their birthright.
Puzzled and somewhat entertained was honestly my reaction when I finished or rather endured watching the” Yale” goalkeeper save 5 penalty shots..let alone using only his face! And what a sight his face was after the plight… This I can say for certain that the shaolin monks never saw this one coming. All I could possibly relate to this anomaly is the mother of all parodies in the world of football; “Shaolin Soccer”! Ooh yes, nothing is more thrilling to football fans than having Kung-Fu in it…but if Shaolin Soccer was like an embodiment of Kung-Fu fictitiously into Football this seemed like a bare knuckle boxing match! Where it could be argued that ball may have won.
As Liverpool gear up for a relatively happy ending to a relatively disappointing season, every match has all the analysts and pundits lending their opinions, protection and disappointment alike, towards Raheem Sterling. Several suggest that the Sterling Contract Issue represents what is wrong with modern football. The 20 year old has taken the football world by storm.
There is always an unspoken battle going on between the fans of these, two greats of the game. One started way before the other and has already had a fair amount of success in the International arena. While the Swiss master was considered the greats of all time to have graced the court, the Spaniard was seen as breath of fresh air with aggression and passion like never seen on the court.
On Monday, Ankit Keshri – a cricketer of Bengal died due to an unfortunate and freakish on-field accident. The small talk youngster loses the battle of his life at the Nightingile Hospital in Kolkata. The 20 year old right handed batsman was a former captain of Bengal in the U-19 team in Cooch Behar Trophy. He was also among the 30 probables for the 2014 U-19 World Cup in UAE. He was also a part of U-23 Bengal A side in the CK Nayudu national championship.
With the approaching summers it is very important for a person to stay fit and healthy. There are many problems related to the excess heat that the summer brings. Due to global warming the average temperatures in summer has also risen a bit and it is now hotter than the previous summers. In such a scenario it is very important to look after yourself and maintain a proper health so that you can stay active and fit throughout the summer.
Sometimes you get the chance of writing your name in the history book in golden letters. When one gets this opportunity, he should make its optimal utilization and show case his talent for the future generations to see and get inspired. This is exactly what our shuttlers Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth did at the Indian Open Super Super Series Badminton Tournament.