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..
MOSCOW (AP) — With or without Mohamed Salah in the lineup, Egypt should give Russia an indication if it has any shot at making a mark in this year's World Cup.Russia dismissed Saudi Arabia 5-0 in the opening game of the tournament,... read item »
MOSCOW (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal can send Morocco to an early World Cup exit on Wednesday.A second straight defeat would ensure elimination for the North African side which has not let an opposing player score in this... read item »
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — FIFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against Mexico after its fans used an anti-gay slur during the team's 1-0 win over Germany.Some Mexican supporters chanted the slur when Germany goalkeeper Manuel... read item »
MOSCOW (AP) — Mexico is starting to dream big after beating defending World Cup champion Germany.The win was among the biggest victories in Mexican soccer history, and is giving the team's players confidence that they could reach... read item »
MOSCOW (AP) — The only black coach at this year's World Cup says there is a need for more in soccer."In European countries, in major clubs, you see lots of African players. Now we need African coaches for our continent to go ahead,"... read item »
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — Brooks Koepka now has as many majors as Greg Norman and as many PGA Tour victories as Pat Perez.Koepka belongs in the conversation of elite players in his generation by winning his second U.S. Open at Shinnecock... read item »
ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia (AP) — Not everything has gone according to plan for Uruguay and coach Oscar Tabarez.They had to fight harder than expected for a 1-0 win in their World Cup opener against an Egypt squad missing star Mohamed... 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.
Croquet is a game played both as a recreational pastime and as a competitive sport which involves hitting wooden or plastic balls with a mallet through hoops embedded into the grass playing arena. .. more »