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..
SEATTLE (AP) — Sylvia Fowles scored 14 of her 16 points during a 25-0 run and the United States rolled past China 83-46 on Thursday night in a women's basketball exhibition game.Breanna Stewart, who plays in Seattle for the Storm,... read item »
Lausanne, Switzerland, April 26, 2018 - With more than “half-million US dollars” in prize money being awarded, the busiest weekend in the history of the FIVB World Tour will occur during the first six days of May when a total of 54 countries will have 323 men's and women's teams competing at four different Beach Volleyball tournaments. read item »
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo had 31 points and 14 rebounds and the Milwaukee Bucks pulled away late to beat the Boston Celtics 97-86 on Thursday night to force a Game 7 in the first-round series.Khris Middleton and Malcolm... read item »
TORONTO (AP) — J.D. Martinez hit a three-run homer, Chris Sale won for the first time in three starts and the Boston Red Sox rallied to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-4 on Thursday night.Andrew Benitendi had two hits and an RBI for... read item »
The care factor for rugby in Oz is lower than the bar at a Lilliputian limbo competition. No one loves a loser.Richard Nixon had just lost the 1962 California gubernatorial election when he uttered the famous line: "You don't have... read item »
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