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9 Senior Sporting Heroes (Videos!)
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Barb
- 141 days ago - ba-bamail.com
I donâEUR(TM)t care how old you are; these senior citizens are the most inspiring sporting heroes out there.
STOP THE CUTS TO THE BBC
Offbeat  (tags: activists, arts, culture, corruption, ethics, education, dishonesty, freedoms, humans, law, media, politics, religion, rights, society, sports, transportation, travel, tv, violence, world, news, celebrity, business, culture, design, ethics, government, hu )

Wendy
- 351 days ago - 38degrees.org.uk
We all know that "Murdoch" wants to run and own all the media in the UK, he will stop the world Broadcasting carried out currently by the BBC, in order to only send his version of the news, Please put listeners& viewers first, not corporate media baron
Iran Allows Women to Watch Volleyball - But Not Football, Swimming or Wrestling
Offbeat  (tags: Iran, Muslims, religion, women spectaters, sports )

Beatrice
- 476 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
A limited number will be allowed into the stadiums of Tehran as part of a move to lift a ban on women at male sporting events. But some sports remain strictly off limits.
Mostly White Students Riot in Kentucky
Offbeat  (tags: sports, violence, culture, police, bizarre, society, interesting )

Cheryl A.
- 540 days ago - dailykos.com
Once again, White students expressed their disappointment over their team's loss by rioting. Interesting how the reaction by the police to these students is just a fraction of the violence and brutality leveled against "peaceful" protestors...peace.
U.S. Spring Ski Guide: Last Runs of 2015
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ConnieAwa
- 547 days ago - cntraveler.com
Last chance for skiing this year in the US
Beijing Marathon Smog Takes Health Out of Exercise
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Jessica
- 704 days ago - yourenergyblog.com
Smog in Beijing is so bad that marathon runners were wearing gas masks last week. It's one of the smoggiest cities in the world. 30,000 athletes were registered to run. Some dropped out, some quit early, and some wore masks.
Japan's 'Golden Bolt': 103-Year-Old Challenges World's Fastest Man
Offbeat  (tags: diet, health, interesting, 103-years-old, Japan, running, sports, exercises )

Naoko
- 760 days ago - japantoday.com
Miyazaki, who hails from tea-growing Shizuoka prefecture, about 200 kilometres southwest of Tokyo, was a late bloomer, only taking up running at the age of 92 after watching an old people's sports day broadcast on television.
Amidst Chaos in Gaza, Ramsey Nijem Stands Up as a Proud Palestinian
Offbeat  (tags: offbeat, sports, UFC, athletes, Palestine, conflict, Middle East, Israel )

Robert
- 782 days ago - foxsports.com
For UFC lightweight Ramsey Nijem, the conflict between Israel and Hamas forces in the Gaza Strip, which has killed more than 1,800 Palestinians since the violence erupted several weeks ago, hits close to home.
Lindsey Vonn Adopts Shelter Dog With a Bum Knee
Offbeat  (tags: sports, adoption, dog, injury, sad, happy )

Giana
- 992 days ago - grindtv.com
Day after she announces withdrawal from Winter Olympics because of a bum knee, America's downhill skiing sweetheart takes in an unwanted dog
THE BEST EDITED VIDEO OF THE YEAR!!!
Offbeat  (tags: sports, news, video, edited, great )

Giana
- 1128 days ago - youtube.com
GREAT!
Turbo Granny Still Smashing Records at 90
Offbeat  (tags: health, woman, sports, 100-meter run, Turbo Granny, Japan )

Naoko
- 1144 days ago - japantoday.com
What's your 100-meter sprint time? If it's over 23.8 seconds, then you're slower than a 90-year-old.
Photo Gallery: Germany's Naked Snow Sledding Championship
Offbeat  (tags: Germany, snow sledding championship, winter fun (for some), sports )

Angelika
- 1307 days ago - spiegel.de
This looks potentially painful. Wearing nothing but underpants, helmets and boots, 13 men and 12 women took part in a snow-sledding competition in Altenberg, a winter sports resort in the eastern German Ore Mountains, hosted by local radio station RSA.
Lance Armstrong Is a Conglomerate. That Explains Everything
Offbeat  (tags: ethics, performance, society, world, cycling, drugs, sports, congressculture )

JL
- 1493 days ago - businessweek.com
So this week's news is not really final; it's prophylactic. It is the least-risky strategy to protect Armstrong's remaining assets--and, to a lesser degree, his legacy. Armstrong gets to exit tarnished, but unbowed
Japan's Paralympians Overcome Adversity By Leaps, Bounds and Innovative Design
Offbeat  (tags: Paralympics, athletes, Japan, active, amputee, prostheics, running, sports )

Naoko
- 1507 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
Indeed, amputee runners are a minority among minorities - especially in Japan. According to the health ministry, about 60,000 Japanese are missing at least part of their lower limbs, but probably fewer than 100 of them are active as athletes.
 

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