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For a century, it’s been illegal to swim in the Seine. Will Paris’s clean-up make the river safe for Olympic swimmers?

For a century, it’s been illegal to swim in the Seine. Will Paris’s clean-up make the river safe for Olympic swimmers?

Five eagerly anticipated events in the Paris Olympics will be the mens and womens...

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Olympic swimmers improving by … running? How exploration can help elite athletes and weekend warriors alike

Olympic swimmers improving by … running? How exploration can help elite athletes and weekend warriors alike

The 2024 Paris Olympics are fast approaching and we can imagine the elite athletes...

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Supershoes have transformed competitive distance running, but they remain controversial

Supershoes have transformed competitive distance running, but they remain controversial

On the face of it, competitive distance running appears not to have changed much...

Senior women in Hebei catch second wind from soccer

Senior women in Hebei catch second wind from soccer

After finishing housework at 2:30 pm, Xiao Zhirong changed into her athletic gear...

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Heart rate zones aren’t a perfect measure of exercise intensity, but regularly getting your heart pumping is still important for fitness

Heart rate zones aren’t a perfect measure of exercise intensity, but regularly getting your heart pumping is still important for fitness

Aerobic exercise like jogging, biking, swimming or hiking is a fundamental way to...

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Concussion in sport: why making players sit out for 21 days afterwards is a good idea

Concussion in sport: why making players sit out for 21 days afterwards is a good idea

The Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) this week released new guidelines for youth...

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Why some amateur athletes are giving up on smartwatches

Why some amateur athletes are giving up on smartwatches

Measuring the number of steps you take every day; tracking your heart rate, your...

China House of Hangzhou Asian Games opens

China House of Hangzhou Asian Games opens

China House, a service complex for the ongoing Hangzhou Asian Games opened on Sept....

Painting new picture for Asian Games, creating better future for Asia

Painting new picture for Asian Games, creating better future for Asia

This is the moment of passion and strength, the moment of hopes and dreams

Unleashing charm of Wushu at Hangzhou Asian Games

Unleashing charm of Wushu at Hangzhou Asian Games

Soaring kicks, side flips, spinning kicks... A set of smooth, flowing movements...

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The psychology of spot fixing – why athletes might gamble their careers

The psychology of spot fixing – why athletes might gamble their careers

Fifa is reportedly investigating allegations of an illegal betting ring in Greece....

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Qatar’s $7.6bn bid for Man U to be finalised in October: UK news report

Qatar’s $7.6bn bid for Man U to be finalised in October: UK news report

Qatari banker, Jassim Bin Hamad Bin Jassim Bin Jabr Al Thani, has won the race to...

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Manchester United likely to close $9.15bn sale to Qatar Royal

Manchester United likely to close $9.15bn sale to Qatar Royal

The owners of Manchester United are reportedly set to announce a 7.2-7.3 billion...

Chengdu Universiade promotes cultural exchanges, reinforces friendship

Chengdu Universiade promotes cultural exchanges, reinforces friendship

The 31st summer edition of the FISU World University Games just lighted up its host...

31st FISU Games activates new momentum for Chengdu's development

31st FISU Games activates new momentum for Chengdu's development

Games of the Chengdu Universiade are exciting and thrilling, while in the streets...

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