The rise of swimmer Jocelyn Ulyett

Jocelyn’s journey, I guess, is a little bit unique in a sense that she wasn’t a junior international or anything like that. I remember she walked through the door, she was a very… not to belittle her… just an average swimmer. She was good but not what we perceive as world class. You know, after…

Top 10 Beautiful Female Athletes Who Posed for Playboy

Top 10 Beautiful Female Athletes Who Posed for Playboy 10. Amy Acuff American high-jumper Amy Acuff appeared on the cover and within Playboy’s September 2004 issue. Amy’s photographs were part of the 12-page nude pictorial “Women of the Olympics”. Athletes Zhanna Block, Haley Cope, Ineta Radevica, Fanni Juhasz, Mary Sauer, Katie Vermeulen and Susan Tiedtke-Green…

Ngāti Porou swimming champ heading to 2018 Commonwealth Games

A nineteen-strong aquatics team will represent NZ at Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. There are three Maori in the team and one is Bronagh Ryan, 24 of Ngati Porou. As Te Okiwa McLean reports although this is Ryan’s first international meet, she actually took up swimming at quite a late age. Diving head first into…

American snowboarders soar above expectations at Olympics

JUDY WOODRUFF: If you have been watching the snowboarding competitions at the Winter Games in South Korea the past few nights, there’s no other way to describe some of those feats as than simply amazing. The U.S. snowboarding team is collecting quite a few medals and, as Jeffrey Brown is here to discuss, features some…

Cross Country Stories to Watch at PyeongChang 2018 | Olympic Winter Games

Pyeongchang 2018 – stories to watch. Cross-country skiing. Cross-country skiing was part of the inaugural Olympic Winter Games in Chamonix, 1924. Its epic contests of stamina leave enduring images of beards draped in growing icicles and sinewy limbs growing more rubbery as they hum through the elements and biting fatigue. (EVENTS AT PYEONGCHANG 2018) In…

Kaiserin Elisabeth (Sisi) – Elisabeth und der Sport

Elisabeth and Sport The Horsewoman Empress Elisabeth was one of the most accomplished horsewomen of her day. She learned to ride at a young age. Her father Duke Max was a brilliant horseman and even had a circus ring at his palace in Munich, where he performed himself. Sisi was already a good rider when…