The Olympic motto is Citius, Altius, Fortius – Latin for faster, higher, stronger. But recent research suggests that the peak of human physical performance may have already largely been achieved.
If true, that means athletes now can aspire, at most, to be the fastest, highest or strongest on the day. Particularly if many of the current records were set in the early days of the use of performance-enhancing drugs, before testing technology and the law caught up.
Continue reading No more fastest, highest, strongest – just good enough to win
Ladies and gentlemen, if you’re not already permanently (as permanent as it gets today) attached, take a good long smell of the person you’re seeing/dating/hanging out with.
Continue reading Smell the one you’re with…
Drama within the UK Premier League…
Good news! Woman official (lineswoman) at recent (January 2011) Premier League football game.
Bad news! Male commentators caught on tape making chauvinistic, patronising comments.
Continue reading Sports and sexism