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AFL Combine Tests Explained

May 10th, 2018 · No Comments · AFL, Testing

A description of all the physical tests conducted at the AFL annual pre-draft combine, with information about how the tests relate to football performance. This video was produced before some changes to the testing list in 2017, when the beep test and was replaced with the yo-yo intermittent test and the 3-kilometre time-trial was reduced to a 2km run. See more about the AFL combine.

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Marathon Sydney 2000 Olympic Games

June 14th, 2012 · No Comments · Athletics

The men’s marathon at the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games in Australia was won by Ethiopian runner Gezahegne Abera. Here is a video tribute to Ethiopian athletes, and in the second half there are some scenes from the marathon. See more on the men’s Olympic Games marathon.

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100m Men's Sprint 2000 Sydney Olympic Games

May 1st, 2012 · No Comments · Athletics

The men’s 100m at the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games was won by US sprinter Maurice Greene in 9.87 seconds. The world record was 9.79 seconds. Here is a video of the final. See more on the History of the Olympics 100m sprint.

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100m Men's Sprint 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games

April 30th, 2012 · No Comments · Athletics

The men’s 100m at the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games was won by American sprinter Bobby Morrow in 10.5 seconds. This video is part of a documentary about Bobby Morrow, though the 100m race is shown at the start. See more on the History of the Olympics 100m sprint.

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Cricket Australia Fitness Testing

November 24th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Cricket, Testing

Details of the Cricket Australia Fitness Testing program, as described by their strength and conditioning coach Stuart Karppinen. The Australian cricket squad follow a set national protocol, as seen in this video includes yo-yo endurance test, standing long jump, sprint and vertical jump test, probably more too.

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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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Never Give Up – Bradbury Speed Skating Gold

January 12th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Speed Skating

From Salt Lake City in 2002 – Australians will remember these Games for the nation’s first-ever gold medal at Winter Olympics level – Steven Bradbury’s win in the short track speed skating when his rivals in the final all fell like nine pins. It appeared to be his plan all along, pity you don’t see his facial expression as he realizes he has done the impossible.

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Freakish Goals by Daniel Motlop

October 19th, 2009 · No Comments · AFL

Here is a video of a few freakish goals by Australian Rules footballer Daniel Motlop.

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