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2016 Olympic spotlight: Basketball

If Goliath had been born in the modern age he would quickly have drafted by the NBA. Basketball numbers the worlds tallest athletes in its ranks and modern giants have been attracted to the sport by the lavish paychecks that come with the territory.   Kobe Bryant, Michael Jordan, Steph Curry, Magic Johnson and Lebron […]

2016 Olympic spotlight: Judo

Judo Throw

Although Mike Myers makes constant (and highly effective) use of judo chops in the hilarious Austin Powers series, judo competition makes no use of strikes at all. The first Asian martial art to be included in the Olympics (1964), judo is now the opening sports event at the Games.   Judo is a highly technical sport and […]