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Lubbock is the Most Boring City in the United States

Posted on 9 Aug, 2015, by in College Football, Miscellaneous

The “home” of Texas Tech University, the city of Lubbock, Texas has been ranked as the most boring city in the United States, among those with at least 100,000 inhabitants. More

Swimming World Championships – Day 7 Results, Gold & Medal Table

Posted on 8 Aug, 2015, by in Miscellaneous

Day 7 of the world championships in swimming was about known names dominating their events: Katie Ledecky of the United States with her fifth gold, this time in 800 meters freestyle. Florent Manaudou of France in the men’s 50 meters freestyle. Chad le Clos of South Africa in the men’s 100 meters butterfly. Emily Seebohm of Australia in the women’s 200 meters backstroke. Sarah Sjostrom of Sweden in the women’s 50 meters butterfly. The Americans got a second gold medal in the mixed 4×100 meters freestyle relay, setting a new world record with the team of Ryan Lochte, Nathan Adrian, Simone Manuel and Missy Franklin. More

Swimming World Championships – Day 6 Results, Gold & Medal Table

Posted on 7 Aug, 2015, by in Miscellaneous

Day 6 in the swimming pool was highlighted by two gold medals for Australia – Mitch Larkin in the men’s 200 meters backstroke and Bronte Campbell in the women’s 100 meters freestyle. Great Britain picked up a wonderful gold in the 4×200 men’s freestyle relay thanks to James Guy, Marko Koch of Germany picked up gold in the men’s 200 meters breaststroke and Kanako Watanbe of Japan brought gold in the women’s 200 meters breastroke. More

Swimming World Championships – Day 5 Results, Gold & Medal Table

Posted on 6 Aug, 2015, by in Miscellaneous

The United States finally had someone other than Katie Ledecky pick up a gold medal, as Ryan Lochte won another 200 meter’s individual medley gold medal. Ledecky got her fourth gold of the championship by closing the 4×200 freestyle relay. Ning Zetao of China won the men’s 100 meters freestyle and compatriot Fu Yanhui won the women’s 50 meters backstroke. Natsumi Hoshi of Japan won the gold in the women’s 200 meters butterfly race. More

Swimming World Championships – Day 4 Results, Gold & Medal Table

Posted on 5 Aug, 2015, by in Miscellaneous

In the fourth day of swimming in the world aquatic championships, Adam Peaty took two gold medals – one in the 50 meters breaststroke and the other in the mixed 4×100 meters medley relay. Sun Yang of China won the men’s 800 meters freestyle again, Laszlo Cseh took gold in the men’s 200 meters butterfly and Katie Ledecky now has three gold medals from the Kazan meet after winning the women’s 200 meters freestyle. More

Swimming World Championships – Day 3 Gold Medalists

Posted on 4 Aug, 2015, by in Miscellaneous

A strong day for Australia with two gold medals – Emily Seebohm winning the women’s 100 meters backstroke, and Mitch Larkin taking the men’s 100 meters backstroke. Katie Ledecky brought gold for the United States and smashed the world record in the women’s 1500 meters freestyle. James Guy produced another British gold medal in the men’s 200 meters freestyle, while Yulia Yefimova closed the day with the first Russian gold, winning the women’s 100 meters breaststroke. More

Swimming World Championships – Day 2 Gold Medalists

Posted on 3 Aug, 2015, by in Miscellaneous

Two world records in finals, with Katinka Hosszu of Hungary winning the 200 meters individual medley by setting one, and Sarah Sjostrom of Sweden doing it for the second time in two days by winning the 100 meters butterfly. Adam Peaty of Great Britain, a world record holder, won a close one in the men’s 100 meters breaststroke, while Florent Manaudou of France claimed gold in the men’s 50 meters butterfly. More

Swimming World Championships – Day 1 Gold Medalists

Posted on 2 Aug, 2015, by in Miscellaneous

The first day of the Swimming World Championships split four gold medals between four nations. Katie Ledecky crushed the competition in the women’s 400 meters freestyle, Sun Yang narrowly beat James Guy for the gold in the men’s 400 meters freestyle, the Australian women (Emily Seebohm, Emma McKeon, Bronte Campbell and Cate Campbell) took gold in the women’s 4×100 meters freestyle relay while France (Florent Manaudou, Fabien Gilot, Mehdy Metella and Jérémy Stravius) took advantage of the American and Australian absence to win the men’s 4×100 meters freestyle relay. More

James Lawrence, the Man who Completed 50 Triathlons in 50 States in 50 Days

Posted on 27 Jul, 2015, by in Miscellaneous

This weekend, American triathlete James Lawrence completed a feat that goes beyond the compliments that describe it, marking the completion of his 50th triathlon in the span of 50 days, going through 50 states. More

Premier League Clubs as Game of Thrones Houses

Posted on 21 Jul, 2015, by in Miscellaneous, Soccer

Turning anything into something related to Game of Thrones is quite the fad these days, and this trend doesn’t skip some the English Premier League’s most popular clubs, including Arsenal, Liverpool, Manchester United and Chelsea. More