BEST BASEBALLERS OF THE WORLD
Baseball is not the invention of any one person, as many Americans believe, at the heart of this sport is a whole series of ball and bat games that previously…

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Two husbands and one illusion of the famous gymnast Larisa Latynina
She still remains one of the most titled athletes in the world, although more than half a century has passed since her sports career. Larisa Latynina was a winner not…

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THE BEST HOCKEYERS OF THE WORLD
Today's sports today are hard to imagine without hockey. The most spectacular winter sport, and perhaps, among all sports in general, is the most spectacular hockey. The best hockey players…

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Loop Mukhina: A tragic page in the history of Soviet gymnastics

She was amazingly talented and persistent. Elena Mukhina was the absolute champion of the USSR and the world in gymnastics, showed an incredibly complex program, some elements of which are now prohibited at competitions because of their danger. The gymnast dreamed of becoming an Olympic champion, but the injury received during the training forever deprived her of such an opportunity. But even being bedridden, Elena Mukhina continued to fight for the right to live.
The future gymnast, who was born in 1960 in Moscow, was left without a mother at the age of two, and the baby’s father, after the death of his wife, created a new family in which there was no place for her daughter. Fortunately for Lena, she had a wonderful grandmother, Anna Ivanovna, who raised and raised Continue reading

Sacred fire, stopped wars and other myths around the Olympic Games

Before each Olympics, the information space is filled with informative articles about their ancient traditions hailing from ancient Greece. Many of the described traditions or their connection with modern games is a myth. There is also the usual confusion of different, but similar ancient customs.

Greeks did not carry sacred fire from anywhere

Gobbels, a great fan of torchlight processions, came up with “Deliver Fire” from the homeland of the Olympic Games. Yes, that same propagandist of the Third Reich. The custom seemed so beautiful that they decided not to refuse it, and they shyly close their eyes to the true story, repeating the Nazi inventions. Fortunately, the remaining finds of the Third Reich did not get into the Olympic Games. Continue reading

What the first ladies-bodybuilders looked like: Photos of the wonder women of the last century

The beginning of the 20th century was marked by many significant events, and one of these was a departure from the stereotype of a weak and dependent woman. In different countries there were ladies who were no longer satisfied with the famous German rule of three K’s: “Kinder, Kuche, Kirche” (children, kitchen, church). Thanks to the first athletes, strong, independent personalities began to come into fashion, who, if necessary, can stand up for themselves. The fact that now I sometimes want to return to the weaker sex a little femininity is another question, in the early 1900s the very idea that a woman can be beautiful and strong at the same time was truly revolutionary, so such ladies were most often surprised and interest, but delight is not always. Continue reading

CORRECT NUTRITION FOR SPORTS
This article is not about "sports nutrition" ie anabolic drugs and various dietary supplements, information about which can be found on specialized resources, and the positive effect of which on…

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BEST TENNISISTS OF THE WORLD
Tennis is a sport in which either two players or two teams consisting of two players can compete. The task of tennis players is to use the special racquets to…

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WHAT YOU NEED TO TAKE WITH YOURSELF IN THE POOL
What you need and even need to take with you to the pool? This question arises for all those who decided to seriously engage in swimming. In this article we…

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BEST BOXERS OF THE WORLD
The next rating, which includes the best boxers in the world, was published by The Ring magazine, regardless of its weight category. If we compare the previous rating, we can…

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