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Breaking the age barrier: Sport’s oldest champions

By Abergele Jones, published on Mar 25, 2014

However, not only have the adverts promoting an active, gym-going lifestyle started power-lifting for your attention, but it has shone an interesting light on age.

It was noted by several online platforms that, if Roger Federer wins one of the three remaining major tennis tournaments of 2014, he will be one of the ten oldest winners of a Grand Slam. Wimbledon is set to serve 23rd June, by which time, Federer will only be 32 – hardly a geriatric player.

If you want sports stars in their twilight years, look to John Whittemore for a little inspiration. Sadly now passed, John was... (more)

Tags: football, tennis, cycling

How to Choose a Bicycle Helmet

By Katie Li, published on Jan 1, 2014

...the importance of always wearing a quality helmet and are at huge risk of suffering life-threatening injuries because of their own ignorance.

But even if you understand the importance of wearing a helmet, choosing one that will protect your head properly and will suit your needs and bicycling preferences best is not as easy as it sounds - there are many things to consider before making the purchase.

So what do you need to know?

Well, firstly - where will you be riding the bicycle most often? There are three main types of bicycle helmets, all of which have specific... (more)

Tags: bike, bicycle, helmet, cycling

Cycling Accidents - How to Avoid Them

By Garry McC, published on Dec 20, 2013

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Some people might think the mayor is trying to shirk his responsibility for making the road more cyclist-friendly. But politics aside, cyclists must be very cautious, as it's their lives that are in danger when they are on the road. Here are a few things you must and must not do when cycling on busy roads.

Things you should Do Have rear view mirrors and scan your behind for oncoming traffic before you swerve out of your lane. Remember that you are moving at a much slower speed than vehicles, and when you turn, you become practically stationary for someone who is coming... (more)

Tags: accidents, cycling

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