Guest Post: A Brief History of Sports Journalism

Sports journalism, a dynamic and vibrant field, holds a rich history that parallels the evolution of both sports and media. From its humble beginnings to its present-day digital dominance, the story of sports journalism is a testament to the enduring human fascination with athletic prowess and the desire to share these stories with the world.... Continue Reading →

Guest Post: History and Development of Sports Insurance

Sports have been an integral part of human civilization for centuries, fostering camaraderie, competition, and personal growth. As the popularity of sports has grown, so has the need for protective measures, including insurance, to mitigate the risks associated with athletic endeavors. The history of sports insurance is a fascinating journey that reflects the evolving landscape... Continue Reading →

A Few Sandovian Stage Feats

I love feats of strength. Admittedly that's not the most surprising admission given the purpose of this website but it is one worth stating every now and then. It doesn't matter if it is someone lifting a barbell or a bale of heavy. Make it heavy enough and I will watch it or, if I... Continue Reading →

New Book Announcement!

I rarely, if ever, delve into self-promotion. Anyway with a faint knowledge of the Irish psyche will know that self-confidence is one of the Irish deadly sins. Even worse is the idea that one be classed as 'someone with notions' for being too confident. With that proviso in mind, I am very happy to announce... Continue Reading →

Guest Post: History of Boxercise

Boxercise is a fitness class based on the training principles employed by boxers to stay in shape. A typical class might entail shadow boxing, skipping and hitting pads. It also includes kicking punch bags, press-ups, shuttle runs, and sit-ups. Ancient Greek Boxing Ancient Greek boxing, or pygmachia, "fist combat," has been practiced in various social... Continue Reading →

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