Jo Brand’s athletics – Would I Lie to You?

I was once favourite to win an athletics event. AUDIENCE LAUGH But ended up coming last after an incident in a toilet cubicle. David’s team. Well, OK, what was the athletics event? It was a javelin. The javelin. And when were you entered into a javelin competition? When I was at school. How old were…

Top 10 Athletes WHO GOT CAUGHT CHEATING

We all want to be the top of the game Lots of athletes are naturally gifted at what they do while others are caught red-handed cheating their ways trying to win first place Getting fined millions of dollars while also being humiliated in front of a huge crowd Doesn’t really seem to be worth it…

How An Overweight 40-Year-Old Became A Top Ultra-Athlete

– Ultra-endurance sports didn’t just change me physically, they actually gave me a brand new life. Throughout my 30s, I was climbing the corporate ladder, very intent on achieving the traditional idea of the American dream. But deep down inside, I started to question this path that I was on. For well over a decade,…

How Injury Affects Mental Health | Athletes Connected

– [Erin] After a successful freshman campaign, including a team podium finishing cross country, four individual big-time titles, and three all-American citations. I was riding a high that seemed untouchable. I was on top of the world. As accolades on the track, and cross country courses piled up, I felt more and more comfortable defining…

College Athletes Can Get Paid Now (feat. Patton Oswalt) – Lights Out with David Spade

A new California law allows college athletes to earn money -for their names, images and likeness. -(one person clapping) -This guy again? -(laughter) The Bieber wedding guy? Is this fair? By the way, you don’t need to… say “image” and “likeness.” -It’s the same thing. -OSWALT: Yeah. -Basically, right? -Yeah. I’m gonna… I’m really just…

2018 Queen’s Baton Relay begins at AIS

Today was the start of the official Queen’s Baton relay in Australia and it’s part of a very long journey around Australia to get to the Commonwealth Games ready for the opening ceremony. Well I was very, very humbled to be selected as a baton bearer. I was number three, Rob de Castella number one,…

The Nazi Olympics: Jewish Athletes (Part 2)

MARTY GLICKMAN: We were aware of the fact that there was antisemitism in Germany, we just didn’t know what Nazism was. Remember, this is from the perspective of two years before Kristallnacht. The Holocaust was not only not a thought, it didn’t exist in our imagination, in our dreams. I was on the team. It…

Live Fearless: Becoming a Professional Endurance Athlete

– Runnin’ down the bowl Off of Jackson Hole Mountain. The snow is actually like super legit and I think, I think I should actually have skis on. My favorite days in the mountains are the ones where I have running shoes on and my skis are on my backpack, and there’s an ice axe…

Athletes You Don’t Want To Meet In Real Life

Sports fans are used to their idols being out of sight and mythic, basically even gods. That usually means they are someone you look up to and admire. But sometimes, the person you thought was Zeus is much more like Hades. Barry Bonds is probably most remembered for all the steroids and for being a…