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Blo-Ball

October 27th, 2010 · No Comments · Unusual

Blo-ball is an unusual sport similar to table tennis without the paddles. All you need is a good set of lungs to blow the ping-pong ball back and forth and try and get the ball past your opponent. Read more about blo-ball.

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All Blacks Yo-Yo Test

October 3rd, 2010 · No Comments · Rugby Union, Shuttle Runs

New Zealand All Black Rugby team performing the yoyo fitness test. The last man standing was player Richie Mccaw scoring 19.2.

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Next Testing Hockey Combine

September 29th, 2010 · No Comments · Ice Hockey, Testing

Demonstration of on-ice testing as part of the Next Testing Skating Combine. The 14 different tests are shown here. The complete combine also includes some off-ice physical fitness testing. This footage is from CHL Top Prospects 2010 testing.

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1982 Commonwealth Games Clean and Jerk

September 22nd, 2010 · No Comments · Weight Lifting

Australian Dean Lukin in the 110kg+ weight lifting class winning the clean and jerk competition at the 1982 Commonwealth Games in Brisbane, Australia. This footage shows him lifting 221 kg (487.2 lbs), a new Commonwealth Games record.

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1974 Commonwealth Games 1500m Final

September 22nd, 2010 · No Comments · Athletics

The last couple of laps of the men’s 1500m at the 1974 Commonwealth Games held in Christchurch New Zealand. This has to be one of the greatest 1500 metre races of all time. Filbert Bayi of Tanzania raced to the front and took it to the rest of the field. He held on to win in a time of 3:32.2 – a new world record by almost a full second. Local boy John Walker was happy with his second place, also beating the previous world record.

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1986 Commonwealth Games 800m Steve Cram

September 22nd, 2010 · No Comments · Athletics

A dominating performance by English runner Steve Cram at the 1986 Commonwealth Games 800m men held in Edinburgh, Scotland. His winning time was 1:42.22, a new Commonwealth Games record and and as the commentator said, it was the fastest time of the year to that point.

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Netball Highlights 2006 Commonwealth Games

September 22nd, 2010 · No Comments · Netball

Interesting view of some highlights from the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games netball tournament. No commentary, just the sports of sport – makes you feel like you are there. In the final, the world champion’s New Zealand defeated the reigning Commonwealth Games champion Australia 60 to 55.

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Johnson wins Seoul 1988 Olympics Men’s 100m Final

September 20th, 2010 · No Comments · Athletics

Ben Johnson wins by ‘a mile’ in the men’s 100m sprint event. His time was 9.79 seconds. He was very quickly stripped of his win as he tested positive to performance enhancing drugs. Second in the race (eventual gold medalist) was Carl Lewis and 3rd was UK runner Linford Christie. See more on the History of the Olympics 100m sprint.

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Jones wins Sydney 2000 Olympics Women’s 100m Final

September 20th, 2010 · No Comments · Athletics

Marion Jones wins by a mile (well by 0.37 seconds margin) in the women’s 100m sprint event. Her time was 10.87 seconds. She was subsequently stripped of her medals years later after it was found out that she has taken performance enhancers.

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Two-Handed Tennis

August 15th, 2010 · No Comments · Tennis, Unusual

Two-Racket Tennis sounds unusual, but makes a lot of sense. If you have a pretty poor backhand, why not hold a racket in each hand and just hit forehands all day. You will also have a greater reach and reduce arm fatigue and be better balanced. It just cost a little more having to buy and extra tennis racket.

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