Category: SPORTS

Jun 22, 2010

Picture of the Day – June 22, 2010

Picture of the Day – June 22, 2010

GOOD NIGHT FRANCE Photograph by NASA Goddard Photo and Video After a disgraceful and embarrassing World Cup tournament, France left South Africa on a coach-class flight home. Read about their disastrous performance here. About the photograph: City Lights at Night along the France-Italy Border. The brightly lit metropolitan areas of Torino (Italy), Lyon, and Marseille…

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Jun 17, 2010

Picture of the Day – June 17, 2010

Picture of the Day – June 17, 2010

RIDERS ON THE STORM The photographer is unknown, but this was shot at Teahupo’o (pronounced te-ha-oo-po). A world-renowned surfing location off the south-west coast of Tahiti, in the southern Pacific Ocean. It is known for its heavy and glassy waves, often reaching 2 to 3 m (7 to 10 ft) or higher. It is also…

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Jun 17, 2010

The 10 Funniest Vuvuzela Pictures

The 10 Funniest Vuvuzela Pictures

The storyline dominating the 2010 World Cup has not been the play on field, but the incessant drone of the traditional South African horn, the Vuvuzela. Close your eyes and you might mistake the deafening sound for a swarm of bees. Drowning out newscasts, cheers and all other chants and songs typically associated with the…

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Jun 8, 2010

The Art and History of the Kickflip [21 pics]

The Art and History of the Kickflip [21 pics]

Photograph by Lifeskater In skateboarding, the kickflip is the defining move that separates the beginner from the skater. First comes the ollie (love), then comes the pop-shuvit (marriage), and then comes the kickflip (baby carriage). Landing your first is one of those ‘great’ accomplishments and truly rewarding. Below you will find a brief history of…

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May 24, 2010

Picture of the Day – Volleyball Will Save Us

Picture of the Day – Volleyball Will Save Us

VOLLEYBALL WILL SAVE US ALL Photograph by Alex Webb / Magnum Photos NACO, Ariz.— City officials from Naco, Ariz., and Naco, Mexico, playing volleyball during International Friendship Day, 1979. (Alex Webb / Magnum Photos) via Slate: Life in Arizona Every day at 5pm the Sifter will post the picture of the day PLEASE CLICK HERE…

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May 20, 2010

The Most Exotic Golf Course in the World

The Most Exotic Golf Course in the World

While Augusta National might be steeped in tradition; the Himalayan Golf Course in Pokhara, Nepal is steeped in some of the largest mountains in the world. Set within a sweeping canyon created by Himalayan snow water, the HGC is truly the most exotic golf course in the world. THE HIMALAYAN GOLF COURSE (HGC) – Located…

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Apr 8, 2010

The Recurring Marketing Theme: Tiger and his Dad, Earl Woods

The Recurring Marketing Theme: Tiger and his Dad, Earl Woods

Photograph by K. Kassens Unless you live in Kyrgyzstan where golf isn’t that big of a deal right now (for whatever reason), you may have heard that Tiger Woods is playing at the Masters this weekend? It’s his first golf tournament since that ‘thing’ a few months back. As if there wasn’t enough coverage around…

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