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Managing High-Performance Sport: Is Australia's Winning Edge a below-par strategy?

This blog post has been written following a class reading by Doctor Lisa Gowthorp on Australia’s Winning Edge program.

“If we don’t perform up to expectations at these Games there is going to be some very nervous people connected with Winning Edge” …

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Return to world class cycling after appendix surgery

British cycling star Lizzie Deignan is taking part in a championship today in Norway today – four weeks after her training was disrupted by emergency surgery to remove her appendix. 687 more words


Places where sporting history happened

There’s a place in England that saw the highest jump, fastest run, the first game, the biggest crowd – these ordinary places in our communities represent England’s amazing sporting history. 660 more words

A Brief Introduction To...

Corby in April, Glasgow in May and now London in October

It has now been many months since the flurry of activity that surrounded the creation of Is this a Waste Land? in March, April and May of this year. 603 more words


Vakalis prepares to represent Canada at modern pentathlon worlds

Get ready Canada, the 2017 UIPM modern pentathlon world championships are just around the corner and will take place August 21-29 in Cairo, Egypt.

The competition is guaranteed to have no have shortage of action as athletes will compete against each other in five very different disciplines, including fencing, swimming (200m freestyle), equestrian jumping and a combined running-shooting event. 133 more words

#51 - Watch the Olympics Live

‘”Inspire a generation” is our motto. Not necessarily “Create a generation” …
which is what they sometimes get up to in the Olympic village’
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Review: Olympilads at Theatre N16

It came as a shock to me a few weeks ago when I realised it was already the fifth anniversary of the London 2012 opening ceremony. 684 more words

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