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Apply for Paralympic Sport Development Funding

Equestrian Canada (EC) would like to remind the para-equestrian community that the Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) is accepting applications for 2019-2020 granting round of the Paralympic Sport Development Fund and the deadline to submit applications is approaching fast on March 3, 2019.

HORSE-CANADA.COM - 2019-02-22 15:17:20

France Makes Lightsaber Duelling An Official Sport

Now, Star Wars fans can grab hold of George Lucas’s space sword and fight each other in a regulated battleground to truly determine who is the best “real life” Jedi!. To encourage young people to engage in regular exercise, the French Fencing Federation has made lightsaber duelling an officially rec

TOP10FILMS.CO.UK - 2019-02-22 11:28:10

Wisconsin 's New State Sport !

Might as well make the best of winter. How has this not become a competitive sport in Wisconsin! Sure, people love to snowmobile, ice fish, sled and other fun winter activities, but plowing - shoveling is probably the least fun of them all. Until you make a competition out of it. I introduce to you.


Breakdancing to be Olympic sport in 2024

Breakdancing will be one of the four additional sports expected to be included at the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris. The others being surfing, sport climbing and skateboarding, sources within the OCOG indicated Wednesday.


WANTED -- More sport officials

“It’s the best part-time job I ever had,” Jason Palmer declared. He started officiating in 2008 after nearly 20 years coaching basketball and softball in the Chicago area. “I never had done it before. I did some research to see which sport needed the most officials and paid the best money,” Palmer s


A-Zine : Sport Workshop One

Delivered by Eleni Papazoglou, these workshops will focus on sports, play and inclusivity. In the first workshop, we will be introduced to Goalball, a team sport designed specifically for athletes with a vision impairment, by the local team, the Elephants.


100 days of sport

I do some sports. This works best when I set myself a goal. For the last 10 (or something) years I have ran the Brussels 20 km (thank you Amplexor for the invitation you keep sending), Antwerp 10 miles, Leuven corrida and more.


This screening reduces medical emergencies during endurance sport

In 2014, we reported on the dangers of competing in races when you’re sick. This came after the death of two men during their first Ironman. They both suffered cardiac arrest during the swim and it was later believed that one of them had been on antibiotics before the race.

HEALTH24 - 2019-02-23 07:15:11

Swim champion Huot switches lanes to become para sport ambassador

After 20 years on the national team in a swimming career that produced 16 Paralympic podium visits and 32 world championship medals, Benoit Huot announced in January he's retiring.

PRINCEGEORGECITIZEN.COM - 2019-02-23 06:23:00

Lightsaber Dueling Recognized as Official Sport in France

Pop culture and science fiction have a strange way of working their way into the “real” world sometimes (although isn’t art ‘real’ in its own sense?). One of the weirdest instances in recent memory was the recent discovery of a real-life planet Vulcan exactly where Star Trek writer James Blish said


Putting respect for human rights at the heart of sport

Sport can unite and inspire, but it can have negative impacts too—a new Centre is bringing together key stakeholders to address the human rights risks of sport. Sport can inspire. Sport can unite people across cultural divides and reinforce shared values of diversity, fairness and respect.


Lindsey Vonn wins Spirit of Sport award at the ` Oscars of Sport '

(CNN) - US ski star Lindsey Vonn picked up the Spirit of Sport award at the "Oscars of Sport" Monday -- on a night where Novak Djokovic and Simone Biles were also recognized for their achievements.


Breakdancing Considered Likely New Sport At Paris 2024 Olympics

The youthful street dance style of breakdancing (breaking) has emerged as a likely new addition to the Olympic program at Paris 2024. According to FranceInfo, the Paris 2024 organizing committee is in final stage discussions with the World Dancesport Federation regarding the inclusion of breaking to


Lightsaber Dueling Is Now Recognized Sport

Star Wars fans can get ready for their very own sport. Seems that the French fencing federation has borrowed a page from the movie franchise and officially recognized lightsaber dueling as a competitive sport. They have also granted the iconic weapon the same status as the foil, epee, and sabre, the


Federal government set to develop code of conduct for sport in Canada

OTTAWA — The federal government is developing a comprehensive code of conduct aimed at protecting athletes from abuse and harassment at all levels — from the playground to the Olympic Games.

MEADOWLAKENOW.COM - 2019-02-23 15:47:12

Extry ! Extry ! Lightsaber Dueling is Officially a Sport !

I am honestly surprised that this wasn't done sooner. France has officially declared that Lightsaber Dueling is now a competitive sport! Finally-some justice for Star Wars Kid!=


WKU marching band to sport new uniforms

The largest marching band in the Commonwealth will take the field in bold new uniforms this fall at Western Kentucky University. After years of increasing membership, up 115 percent over the past 10 years, the Big Red Marching Band outgrew the number of uniforms that were purchased nine years ago. L


France OKs Competitive Lightsaber Dueling as a Sport

It appears things from the Star Wars universe are coming to a real world near you. France has given the OK on a new competitive light saber dueling competition. "With young people today, it's a real public health issue. They don't do any sport and only exercise with their thumbs," says Serge Aubaill


Local soaring club strives in midst of sport 's decline

One remarkable December day, on the mostly unremarkable year of 1946, two employees of the Ames Aeronautical Laboratory, Earl Menefee and Ralph Salisbury, founded a soaring club at the then-existing Warm Springs Airport, near Milpitas.


Two sport stars - more than Kyler Murray

Kyler Murray has set the internet buzzing with his two-sport potential. The A’s hope he chooses baseball, the NFL wants him for football. So it got me thinking about baseball players and their second sports. According to Wiki there are 70 Athletes who played in both MLB and NFL.