Monthly Archives: November 2013

The Weekly Rant

Week Ten. In September of this year the governing body of amateur boxing, AIBA, the International Boxing Association (amateur) rejected claims made by Katie Taylor that amateur boxing is “going backwards” Taylor (2013). Taylor, as we all know, is reigning … Continue reading

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Week Nine. The barefoot running movement looks to be in decline even though more and more shoe manufacturing companies are adopting the trend. The movement got a huge boost in 2009 with the release of Born to Run, Christopher McDougal’s … Continue reading

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Week Eight Back to Ironman this week and the “controversy” surrounding 2013’s Ironman World Champion, Mirinda Carfrae. Carfrae’s performance in Florida last weekend came under the spotlight as she, according to critics, used the occasion of Ironman Florida to “sandbag” … Continue reading

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Week Seven It’s golf this week and the ridiculousness of its rules and sanctions. Last week at the BMW Masters in Shanghai, Yorkshire man, Simon Dyson was disqualified for signing an incorrect scorecard. The possible sanctions and the way in … Continue reading

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