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10 Best Surfing Towns in the World

Posted on 26 Aug, 2012, by in Miscellaneous

Surfing isn’t only about the waves and being at one with the Ocean. It’s also about culture and enjoying the place and people around you, which makes the atmosphere of the surfing town you chose to spend your vacation in just as important as the quality and suitability of the waves, as these 10 towns and cities around the world should demonstrate. More

10 Highest Paid Female Athletes in the World

Posted on 31 Jul, 2012, by in Featured

Conclusions from compiling the list of the 10 highest paid female athletes in the world, topped by Maria Sharapova? Have your daughter play tennis if you want her to earn big, while NASCAR driving, golf and figure skating ain’t so bad either for those who are extremely good or extremely good looking, making up for professional mediocrity. More

10 Nations With the Most Summer Olympics Gold Medals Ever

Posted on 27 Jul, 2012, by in Featured

Team USA are sending more athletes than anyone else except for the host nation, and by far have more gold medals than any other nation in Summer Olympics history with 929. They are followed by Germany (247), Great Britain (207), France & Italy (191), China, Hungary, Sweden, Australia and Japan. Expect the Americans to lead the medal charts once again, followed by China, Russia and probably the British. More

London 2012 – 10 Nations Sending the Most Athletes to the Olympics

Posted on 26 Jul, 2012, by in Featured

An estimated 10,500 athletes will participate in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, with the host nation, Great Britian, sending 541 athletes to the games, more than anyone else, with Cyclist and four-time gold medal winner Chris Hoy as the flag bearer, followed by the United States (530, Mariel Zagunis), Russia (436, Maria Sharapova), Germany (391, Natascha Keller), China, France, Japan, Italy, Spain and Canada as the nations sending in the most athletes to London 2012. More

10 Most Valuable Teams in the World

Posted on 16 Jul, 2012, by in Featured

Soccer (real football) might not be a big thing in the United States, but it’s a religion around the rest of the globe, making it hardly a surprise that four soccer clubs (Arsenal, Barcelona, Real Madrid and Manchester United) are among the 10 most valuable sport franchises in the world, along with 4 NFL teams (Giants, Patriots, Redskins, Cowboys) and two Baseball clubs, the Yankees and the Dodgers. More

All-Time Leading Goalscorers for the Top 20 National Teams

Posted on 4 Jul, 2012, by in Featured

The end of a major international tournament, like Euro 2012 that just ended, is a good chance for some statistical brushing up. This time? The greatest scorers for the best national teams in history, from Brazil, through Italy and Germany to even Mexico and Austria, with some great names like Gabriel Batistuta and Theirry Henry popping up. More

10 Best Goals of Euro 2012

Posted on 4 Jul, 2012, by in Soccer

Only one player, Italy’s Mario Balotelli, scored two goals good enough to enter the top 10 of Euro 2012, but he’ll probably have to settle for runner-up or worse in this chart as well, with fantastic goals from Andrea Pirlo and Zlatan Ibrahimovic, among others, being just as or even more impressive and memorable. More

Beyond Pirlo & Ramos – Best Penalty Kicks Ever Taken

Posted on 28 Jun, 2012, by in Featured

Sergio Ramos took a page out of the Andrea Pirlo penalty book and officially turned the Panenka into a trendy thing this summer. Although the arrogant chip has its uses and formidable factor due to the guts it shows and the way it humiliates the keeper, there are better penalties out there. More

Records and Milestones in the 2011-2012 NBA Season

Posted on 25 Jun, 2012, by in Featured

Is there a way to define the 2011-2012 NBA Season? Short? LeBron James got himself a milestone or two, while NBA coaches like Popovich and Thibodeau set wins milestones as well. Above all was Kobe Bryant, moving up the all-time scoring list, smashing franchise records for the Lakers while putting names like Kareem and West behind him. Even Michael Jordan. More

10 Highest Paid Athletes in the World

Posted on 19 Jun, 2012, by in Featured

Boxing might be dead or dying, but the two highest paid athletes in the world, Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather, are boxers. That’s PPV for you. It’s enough to put fighters who fight twice a year over the biggest names in global sports from the NBA, soccer, Golf and Tennis. Tiger Woods, after a decade of reigning the money list, has slipped away from the top spot. More