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New Haven, CT (PRWEB) February 28, 2012

Aspaeris, a new company that provides performance-enhancing, injury-prevention compression sportswear for female athletes, will sponsor an Ultra team of 6 female runners in the Ragnar Relay Chicago race on June 8-9 from Madison, Wisconsin to Chicago, Illinois. Each runner will be given a pair of Aspaeris Pivot Shorts (APS) to wear throughout the overnight, 200-mile race in the scenic Midwest. The Ultra team, called You Just Got Chicked, was chosen because of their enduring commitment to family, health and fitness.

I think all of us run and maintain a certain level of… Continue reading

Gilbert, AZ (Vocus) April 5, 2010

Despite the economic recession, international destinations still have the power to lure and beckon American citizens to take to the skies, about 30 million of them this summer alone. Good Neighbor Insurance has compiled a list of favorite vacation destinations along with suggestions for complimentary types of international travel insurance.

Betsy Sell, Managing Director of Travel for AAA, noted that Americans feel their vacation is a benefit they have earned because they are working longer and harder than ever. Overseas travel is still the ideal trip for many Americans, and summer is the… Continue reading

The much anticipated BBC documentary detailing the probe into FIFA’s handling of World Cup bids was finally aired, with some unsurprisingly surprising results: they’re quite dirty.

The man running the show is the rather infamous Andrew Jennings, who earned his fame by running afoul of FIFA, writing a book on their dabblings on the wrong side of integrity.

Though informative, unfortunately we can only assume nothing will change, as this is FIFA, and FIFA’s been doing whatever it wants for years.

Still, however, a good watch.

[Via 101 Great Goals]

How to coach soccer

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This article offers some main points and general guidelines that can help a coach in creating a match winning team. Go through this article and find out some chief points that’ll help you in developing a match winning team.… Continue reading

At one point Argentina’s first game there was a shot of Diego Maradona trying to tell Juan Sebastian Veron something, possibly what he was planning for dinner. Veron replied with hand gestures and pointing and words which probably made some sort of footballing sense, because they prompted a look and hand-on-chin placement from El Diego indicating he’d actually learned something. Now take a look at the second row, middle column.

Who’s actually running Argentina these days? Is Diego merely the puppet and Veron the master manipulator?

(An animated one at that, judging by the other pictures.)

[Corriere]

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