Category: SPORTS

Apr 9, 2011

Picture of the Day: Float Like A Punching Bag

Picture of the Day: Float Like A Punching Bag

FLOAT LIKE A PUNCHING BAG Photograph by Jon David Photograph by Dwayne Oyler Photograph by Dwayne Oyler Made from 1,300 punching bags, 6.5 miles (10.46 km) of stainless steel cable, and 2,500 pounds (1,134kg) of aluminum pipe, this 22-foot high (6.7 m) art installation of the legendary Muhammad Ali can be spotted at…

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Apr 7, 2011

Picture of the Day: Wheeeeee!

Picture of the Day: Wheeeeee!

WHEEEEEEE! Photographer Unknown That is none other than superstar racecar driver Kimmi ‘Iceman’ Raikkonen having the time of his life. The planes are flying above the F1 Australian Grand Prix track at Albert Park in Melbourne. Raikkonen, who won the 2007 Formula One World Drivers’ Championship currently competes in the World Rally Championship…

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Mar 26, 2011

Picture of the Day: Lock Up Your Daughters!

Picture of the Day: Lock Up Your Daughters!

LOCK UP YOUR DAUGHTERS! Photograph by PROSPECT MAGAZINE A young boy accepts a trophy at the third annual Malmesbury Abbey Skate Competition. The event takes place at the Abbey Skate Park located in the Benedictine Monastery, transforming the space into a series of ramps and rails for the skating faithful. via Prospect…

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Mar 10, 2011

Picture of the Day: The Triple Play

Picture of the Day: The Triple Play

THE TRIPLE PLAY Photograph by David Goldman / AP 1. Catch the bat 2. Without spilling any beer 3. Impeccable timing from photographer Mitch Davie, center right, of Brooklyn, N.Y., makes a one-handed catch of a flying bat off the swing of Atlanta Braves second baseman Dan Uggla, not pictured, during the fifth…

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Mar 10, 2011

25 Incredible Parkour Photographs

25 Incredible Parkour Photographs

Photograph by SUREN MANVELYAN Parkour (sometimes abbreviated to PK) is based upon the swift and energy-efficient traversing of one’s surrounding environment. It is a non-competitive, physical discipline of French origin in which participants run along a route, attempting to negotiate obstacles in the most efficient way possible, using only their bodies. Skills such as…

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Feb 3, 2011

25 Incredible Aerial Photos of Stadiums Around the World

25 Incredible Aerial Photos of Stadiums Around the World

CAPE TOWN STADIUM, SOUTH AFRICA – Photograph by Bruce Sutherland Between these walls, dreams come true. Legends are born, rivalries are made and the agony of defeat always lingers. They bring people together for the love of sport and competition. For us, it’s the thrill of the game and the chance to witness something remarkable.…

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Jan 11, 2011

The 5 Essential Snowboard Grabs [20 Pics]

The 5 Essential Snowboard Grabs [20 Pics]

Photograph by Ben Garcia Ahhh snowboarding, my favourite winter sport. It’s just you, the mountain, and every now and then, a whole lot of air. There are countless tricks in snowboarding. From grabs to spins to flips, and of course combinations of all three. In this post the Sifter outlines the 5 essential snowboard grabs…

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Dec 14, 2010

Lebron James’ $9 Million House in Miami

Lebron James’ $9 Million House in Miami

It’s been 5 months since Lebron’s decision to take his talents, entourage and bank account to South Beach. After a rocky 9-8 start, the Miami Heat have settled down and won their last nine games in a row. The King is slowly finding his court after recently finding his palace. A $9 million, 12,178 square-foot…

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Oct 27, 2010

Picture of the Day – Tallest. Climbing Wall. Ever

Picture of the Day – Tallest. Climbing Wall. Ever

TALLEST. CLIMBING WALL. EVER. Photograph by Eric Kieboom Location: Klimcentrum Bjoeks, Groningen, the Netherlands From the photographer: Our country is as flat as a pancake, we have no mountains nor rocks to climb. So we need to be inventive if we want to practice climbing. This tower is a steel and wood construction, 37 metres…

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Oct 4, 2010

Picture of the Day – October 4, 2010

Picture of the Day – October 4, 2010

FORE! Photograph by Mark Pain This is the moment when Mail on Sunday photographer Mark Pain found himself in the line of fire at the Ryder Cup – and for a brief moment brought the mighty Tiger Woods to a juddering halt. The American world No 1 was partnering Steve Stricker and attempting to chip…

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