Maria Fredatovich had a stroke at the age of 13. Now 32, she enjoys a physically active lifestyle, refusing to let loss of peripheral vision, on-going balance and hand-eye coordination and problems stop her doing what she loves. More than that, Maria realised there was a need to help other young people who had the same challenges as herself..
These children were pretty excited to be able to meet Halberg Awards contender athletes on the Tuesday before the Halberg Awards night. Kevin Woolcott and Gordon Buchalter ran a coaching session and this gave the able bodied athletes and indication of the particular challenges that Mark, Cormac, Jaden, Faithleen and Matakorama (in the photo) ..
This is the third blog in a series looking at talent ID and development. The first blog I set the scene around Talent ID. The second I detailed what I believe should be the number one priority of every Talent ID programme and academy in New Zealand: developing the growth mindset in athletes. (to see the example scenario used to set the..
Does this sound familiar? All of you will have heard or been a part of the Talent I.D. process and the following example will not be new to you. ·
A leader within an NSO, RSO, Club or Secondary School starts to consider how to get more talent into their environment. They start with the mentality of “we need to have a talent pipeline tha..
Lausanne, Switzerland, January 16, 2018 - Brazil have enjoyed considerable success at the FIVB Volleyball Men's World Grand Champions Cup. And the South American country's performances in September earned coach Renan Dal Zotto's men a fifth title in 2017 - the fourth in a row. read item »
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — After a long layoff from golf, Rory McIlroy has some newfound sympathy for Tiger Woods.The 28-year-old Northern Irishman is making a comeback at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship after ending... read item »
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of a former Michigan sports doctor who sexually assault young gymnasts (all times local):9:45 a.m.A family friend is the first victim to testify in an extraordinary four-day sentencing... read item »
CENTURION, South Africa (AP) — India needs 287 to win the second test after South Africa was all out for 258 in its second innings on Day 4 on Tuesday.___South Africa 335 (Aiden Markram 94, Hashim Amla 82, Faf du Plessis 63; Ravichandran... read item »
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's going crazy for the Olympics. The 1972 Olympics.Even as the Russian team faces up to being barred from next month's Winter Games for doping offenses, audiences are flocking to see a movie about Soviet glory... read item »
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A quick look at the Australian Open:LOOKAHEAD TO WEDNESDAYTop-seeded Rafael Nadal is back on Rod Laver Arena to play his second-round match against Argentina's Leonardo Mayer after barely working up... read item »
OSLO, Norway (AP) — Olympic great Ole Einar Bjoerndalen has failed to make Norway's biathlon team for the Pyeongchang Games, missing out on a chance to compete at his seventh Olympics.With 13 medals, including eight gold, Bjoerndalen... read item »
Create and/or subscribe to calendars for all sorts of sports events: sports competitions, private training calendars for yourself or your athletes, diary events to show on your sports channel .. and more.
Handball (also known as team handball, field handball, European handball, or Olympic handball) is a team sport where two teams of seven players each (six players and a goalkeeper) pass and bounce a ball trying to throw it in the goal of the opposing team.
The game has the same goal as in football .. more »