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Kazakhstan volleyball player is "too beautiful" to play for her country

   A teenage volleyball player from Kazakhstan is getting a bunch of attention lately, but not because of her skills. It’s because of her looks. Sabina Altynbekova is 17 years old and plays for Kazakhstan’s youth team and has been competing for her country in the Asian Under-19 Volleyball Championships in Taipei. 263 more words


Farewell Li Na

Tennis star Li Na has announced her retirement at age 32, at her current world ranking of No. 2. The two-time major winner has recently been plagued by knee injuries, and at her age, feels she cannot maintain the level of physical training that is necessary at the professional level. 192 more words


Jump-Landing Training for Female Athletes

Vertical jump performance is important in several sports — basketball and volleyball being two team sports that come to mind.

Previously, we’ve discussed jump performance in our articles, … 228 more words

Strength And Conditioning

Opinion: The Fine Line Between Muscles and Masculinity

For a college or professional athlete, there is no escaping the weight room. It is an essential ingredient in the recipe for athletic success when competing at a high level. 729 more words

Women's In Sports

The blind eye of women's sports to its own domestic violence

The NFL has been making big headlines with its mishandling of the Ray Rice saga, when the former Baltimore Ravens running back beat his wife unconscious in an Atlantic Center elevator. 656 more words

Female Athletes

Federal Appeals Court Upholds Calif. School Gender-Equity Ruling

PASADENA (AP) — A federal appeals court says a San Diego County school district gave unequal treatment to female athletes.

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday upheld a lower court ruling that found the Sweetwater Union High School District violated federal gender-equity laws. 89 more words


Olympia 2014: North American Strongman: Just The Beginning

Eighteen weeks ago I decided to follow a program created by an Elite level strongman Andrew Triana, little did I know I would be competing with him, side by side in Reno, Nevada at Nationals. 110 more words