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Anthony Nesty on How Swimming Has Changed

No Longer Just ‘Goggles and a Suit’: Anthony Nesty on How Swimming Has Changed

The first Black head coach of a U.S. Olympic swimming team talks to us about diversity in the sport and coaching in the Instagram era. At the 1988 Seoul Games, Anthony Nesty, middle, became the first Black swimmer to win an Olympic gold medal. He was recently named the coach for the U.S. men’s team…
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Seedorf at only 16! years of age, entering the 1st team of a European giant like Ajax.
Michael Schratter interview with the BBC
Ajax Amsterdam

Unexpected victory: Ajax stuns Real Madrid and garners applause

Thank you Ajax, thank you for this soccer.’ Not a headline you would normally expect in a country whose champion you have just humiliated. Just as no one would have seen a burst of applause coming from the enemy’s stadium. Yet it happened to the Amsterdammers in November 1995. Edgar Davids, the brightest star of…
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A Little Motivation to Take a Walk

A Little Motivation to Take a Walk

The Benefits of Taking a Walk: How a Little Exercise Can Make a Big Difference Do you ever feel like you’re stuck in a rut? Maybe you’re feeling overwhelmed by work or school, or maybe you’re just feeling a bit down. If so, then it might be time to take a walk! Taking a walk…
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Ruud Gullit

The Story of Ruud Gullit – The most complete player ever

Labelled “The Black Tulip”, Ruud Gullit was a revelation of a footballer. The 1987 World Player of the Year rose to prominence after a couple of standout years at PSV, earning him a record-transfer move to AC Milan where he became a legend of the sport. A total-footballer, his real strength was how complete his…
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Even more scandal in Qatar

Even more scandal in Qatar

Ecuador bribed [ ??]  eyesonsuriname / antonjiesamfoek Amsterdam, 19 nov 2022– As the World Cup is about to kick off this coming Sunday in Qatar, reports went viral regarding the hosts alleged bribing of Ecuadorian players for US$ 7.4 million so that the hosts would win the tournament’s opening game. Arab journalist Amjad Taha assured on social…
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Soccer Monitoring

Modern Soccer Monitoring

Cameras everywhere antonfoek Amsterdam, November 13 2022 –15,000 cameras or even more cameras  will monitor soccer fans across eight stadiums and on the streets of Doha during the 2022 World Cup, an event expected to attract more than 1 billion football fans from around the globe. “What you see here is the future of stadium operations,” the…
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Antony Ajax Amsterdam

Antony Created a Skill Never Seen in Football

Antony is one of the best Brazilians playing in Europe, he didn’t feel the weight, and continues playing as if he were playing. I haven’t seen moves like these since Ronaldinho! Love the skill! If he can get that no look pass dialed in like Ronaldinho used to do it would like chef’s kiss. Brazilian…
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Zanh Xielin Ping Pong

Ping Pong diplomacy the Road To Peace

Fifty Years ago Ammsterdam, Agust 4th 2021– It was 50 years ago but Zhang Xielin still remembers vividly how a shaggy-haired American table tennis player stepped onto the Chinese team’s bus, a chance encounter which would shape history. It was the world championships in Nagoya, Japan, and Glenn Cowan mistakenly hopped in with Zhang and…
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