Super Saturday. Wonderful Wednesday. Mardy Monday? The Olympics are back. And with it our once-every-four-years random patriotism and love for 50m rifle shooting and the dressage and curling (Winter Olympics. Obvs). We love curling. Sweep!! Sweeeeep!!
2. This three-way pole vault snap Cuba’s Lazaro Borges was attempting to clear 17.4ft (5.3m) in the pole vault at London
Half of young girls believe becoming more self-conscious about their body during puberty prevents young women from playing sports once they finish school, and more than one in twenty even claimed they were teased by others for their interest in sport, leading them to quit rather than continuing into later life.
If parents can have such an impact on their child's well-being surely it's time more adults begin to take responsibility for their own health, thereby encouraging their children to follow suit?
'We want to keep the dopers away'.
A total of 23 athletes who competed at the London Olympics have failed doping tests and more could follow in the desperate
Making Sports Fun and Accessible for All: A new Mayor who prioritises sports for every young Londoner?
It's no surprise that students who are estranged are at a greater disadvantage then those with supportive families. All in all, I want my society to help make the lives of estranged students at MMU a little easier, and make the MMU community a more estrangement-friendly place. And if I can manage that, then I'll be happy...
You might have missed it, but this week the Sports Minister, Tracey Crouch, published a strategy for sport on behalf of the Government. That's right - up to now they hadn't got one. But unlike many of her predecessors before last May, Tracey is a sharp cookie and thought it might be a good idea to have one.
'Government Has Made A Mockery Of Olympic Spirit', Claim Labour As Percentage Of Children Playing Sport Drops
Children’s participation in sport has dropped significantly since 2010, making a “mockery” of the Olympic legacy, according