Category: SPORTS

Feb 11, 2010

The Story of the Free Kick Freak

The Story of the Free Kick Freak

Cristiano Ronaldo is the definition of a ‘triple threat’. He can’t act, sing or dance, but dammit he can shoot, dribble and pass! He also has a freakish knack for free kicks; the best I’ve ever witnessed. Love him or loathe him (England stand up?) you can’t deny his abilities. His list of accomplishments sound…

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Feb 2, 2010

Picture of the Day – February 2, 2010

Picture of the Day – February 2, 2010

THROUGH THE FIRE AND FLAMES A competitor runs through the field of fire during the annual Tough Guy Contest in Perton, Staffordshire. Eight miles of mud, barbed wire, broken glass and fire await those brave enough to enter. via The Daily Mail Every day at 5pm the Sifter will post the picture of the day…

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Jan 4, 2010

2009 Year in Review

2009 Year in Review

Over 400 posts and 1.3 million page views later, TwistedSifter has completed an incredible inaugural year. To herald the year to come, let’s look back at the year that was, and reminisce about some of the most popular posts from 2009. Before we delve deeper, I want to thank the readers of this site for…

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Dec 9, 2009

Picture of the Day – December 9, 2009

Picture of the Day – December 9, 2009

RIP EDDIE AIKAU Quicksilver’s Big Wave Invitational in Memory of Eddie Aikau aka ‘The Eddie’ is named for the North Shore’s first lifeguard and legendary surfer, who was lost at sea in 1978. It’s one of the most rare, exclusive surfing contests in the world, occurring only when the waves in Oahu’s Waimea Bay exceed…

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Nov 24, 2009

Roger Williamson and the Dutch Grand Prix Tragedy of 1973

Roger Williamson and the Dutch Grand Prix Tragedy of 1973

Have you ever watched a video that just grips you? You know the ones that make you choked-up because you can feel the anguish and pain of the situation? The tragedy at Zandvoort had this impact on me today. The worst part was that it was completely avoidable, making it all the more frustrating to…

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Nov 17, 2009

The NBA’s Top 10 Plays of the First 20 Days

The NBA’s Top 10 Plays of the First 20 Days

Exactly three weeks into the 2009-2010 campaign and the Brooklyn New Jersey Nets have yet to win a game, the Atlanta Hawks sit atop the Eastern Conference, and rookie phenom Brandon Jennings set multiple records with his recent 55-point outburst, including: – Most points by a rookie since Earl “The Pearl” dropped 56 in an…

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Oct 27, 2009

The Musings of Mike Tyson – Motivational Quotes

The Musings of Mike Tyson – Motivational Quotes

The former undisputed heavyweight champion of the world has a lot to say. Certainly one of the most quotable athletes in recent memory, the Sifter reflects on the musings of Mike Tyson. Below you will find a small collection of motivational quotes to inspire, compel and educate. Follow Tyson’s guiding principles and you too…

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