Dangerous rowing in Rio de Janeiro
Dead fish, shallowing, whirlpools, algae and viruses ... The problems are pouring into the Rodrigue de Freitas lagoon, where the Olympic Games will be held next year. What measures are…

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Frank photoshoot rowers
From time to time, athletes agree to provocative photo shoots and unequivocally demonstrate their excellent physical form. The naked torsos of canoeists, the seductive figures of canoe-makers ... Freedom of…

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Adam van Koeverden: scammers have no excuses
A recent article about a baseball player who admits to doping has outraged Adam van Koeverden. The famous rower dotted all the "i" and explained why you can not put…

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SPORT FOR ADULTS. WHAT A SPORT TO ADULT A MAN?

A modern adult is increasingly trying to move away from the stereotype of “lying on the couch” at the TV lazy. And this is the right decision, because an active life position not only helps a person to see the world in all its colors, but also strengthens health, helps to prolong and improve the quality of life. Sports activities will help you to gain perfect physical form, strengthen immunity, look at life in a new way and achieve success in life, because physical activity develops stamina and strength of mind in a person. Therefore, if you want to start playing sports, you need to consider many options and choose the most suitable one for you. Continue reading

WINTER OLYMPIC GAMES. HISTORY, SPORTS

Winter Olympics – competitions of athletes from all over the world in regulated winter sports. Such competitions, like the Summer Games, are held under the patronage of the International Olympic Committee.

The first competitions, which soon began to magnify the Olympics, took place in the small French town of Chamonix in early 1924 – it was from there that the development of the “white” Games originated. Initially, the Olympic Games were held in pairs (summer and winter in one year), but in 1994 it was decided to shift the interval for holding the Games by two years. Continue reading

OLYMPIC GAMES. HISTORY OF OLYMPIC GAMES

One of the brightest and most popular events on the planet is the Olympic Games. Any athlete who has managed to climb the podium at the Olympic competitions will receive the status of Olympic champion for life, and his achievements remain in the world history of sports for centuries. Where and how did the Olympics originate and what is their story? Let’s try to briefly understand the history of the occurrence and holding of the Olympic Games. Continue reading

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Training diary or training diary
Some athletes who train on the water or in the gym periodically record something in a training diary. These, of course, are not poetic sketches or sudden, brilliant ideas from…

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Olympic stamps: rowing in miniatures
Artists paint winning athletes on postage stamps, and collectors are ready to give a lot for a valuable fillsuvenir. If marks are a story, what can you learn about canoeing…

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Meldoni: scandals, rumors, investigations
Large-scale scandal associated with meldonium, is gaining momentum. Because of him, Russia has already lost several leading athletes. More than one hundred positive doping samples recorded. On September 30, 2015,…

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St. Petersburg rowers do not have enough water
Paradox: in the "city on the water" athletes have nowhere to row. The existing channel is not suitable for competition, and for 20 years the rowers of St. Petersburg have…

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