• N. Korean women’s soccer team to skip qualifying tournament for 2020 Tokyo Olympics
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    N. Korean women’s soccer team to skip qualifying tournament for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

    the North Korean women’s soccer team will not compete in an upcoming Olympic qualifying tournament in South Korea according to Yonhap news agency North Korea notified the Asian Football Confederation that the squad will not compete in the third round of Asian qualifying for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics it did not explain why the competition will take place on Jeju Island from February third to the ninth South and North Korea were to face off against each other in Group A along with Vietnam and Myanmar the top two teams from each group advanced to the final playoff round

  • Best sporting moment of 2019, a chat with Lindsey Vonn and a look ahead to 2020 | The Corner
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    Best sporting moment of 2019, a chat with Lindsey Vonn and a look ahead to 2020 | The Corner

    So Regan Smith and Kristof Milak -Excuse me. -You okay? Oh, God. Take– Take it away. THE CORNER Hey, everybody. Buenos dias, buenas tardes, buenas noches, buenos todos. -That’s some Spanish. -Bienvenidos. Yeah. -Yeah. Oh, very good. -Come on. Throw it in. Yeah. He speaks a little too. We are honored to be connecting with all of you users and listeners and viewers. We are excited about what’s coming up. Lindsey Vonn, you know, probably– well, definitely the greatest female skier in the history of alpine, and likely among the top three skiers of all time based on her numbers. Getting ready to join us on the phone, and talk…

  • From Career Threatening Injury at 18 to Snowboard Olympic Champion at 22 | Against All Odds
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    From Career Threatening Injury at 18 to Snowboard Olympic Champion at 22 | Against All Odds

    Snowboard cross is a discipline which involves speed. Riders ready? Attention… A snowboard cross athlete needs to be physically strong. When you think these athletes are travelling at 70, 80, 90km an hour, they have to think fast. They must have immense mental speed when making decisions. It’s a sport which carries a high risk of injury, it’s obvious, it’s evident. At the aerobic level, the physical level, the muscular level, the strength level, everything has to be perfect. From head to toe. Green light for Michela Moioli. She’s starting from the centre, Eva Samkova is next to her. They are competing right now. Chloe Trespeuch is also off to…

  • HYPOCRISY! Russian Sportsmen Banned for FOUR YEARS From ALL Sporting Events Including 2020 Olympics
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    HYPOCRISY! Russian Sportsmen Banned for FOUR YEARS From ALL Sporting Events Including 2020 Olympics

    The WADA Executive Committee, which met today at a meeting in Lausanne, decided to exclude our country from participating in world championships and the Olympic Games for four years. Our athletes will not be able to perform under the national flag and with a hymn. In addition, Russia is deprived of the right to host international championships. Only clean athletes will be allowed to tournaments but only in neutral status. Our country has three weeks to appeal. At the same time, WADA officials have already clarified that the Euro 2020 matches and the Champions League final, scheduled in Russia, are not subject to new restrictions. As for other major competitions…

  • Badminton Smash Lesson
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    Badminton Smash Lesson

    Today, we are going to have a look at the ‘smash’. Smash is actually one of the hardest shot to play in badminton. But it can also be one of the most effective and can be the difference between winning and losing What’s very important to start with is that you have very very good solid ready position So, as you move back you bring your racket up and you get ready to set for the smash using both arms the reason we use both arms is this arm (his left arm) we can use for positioning to point out the shuttle and for balance I see far too many…

  • Alex Bruce: TO2015 Pan Am Games Badminton Hopeful
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    Alex Bruce: TO2015 Pan Am Games Badminton Hopeful

    Alexandra Bruce Badminton is the fastest racket sport in the world, and I think that’s one of the reasons why I love it — because it’s always a challenge. People don’t realize, until they see it how fast it is and how hard it is and how much skill you have to have to be able to play. Last Pan Am Games, Canada dominated badminton; we won three out of five gold medals. My goal going in was definitely to win the women’s doubles and (I) lost first round in the mixed doubles, but won gold in the women’s doubles. Stephane Cadieux Where there’s Olympics or Pan Am Games or…

  • How Carolina Marin Defeated Asia’s Badminton Domination | Game Breakers
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    How Carolina Marin Defeated Asia’s Badminton Domination | Game Breakers

    History being made. The world number one. For the first time ever, we’ve got a Spanish player. Chinese players have been dominant in this event. But no longer. Her speed of shot, speed of movement. speed around the court… No other female athlete from her country has ever won. The left-handed Spaniard… Carolina Marin. (GAME BREAKERS) (CAROLINA MARIN, SPAIN) (GOLD MEDAL, BADMINTON, DOB 15 JUNE 1993) I am Carolina Marin. I am 24 years old and I am from Huelva. I played badminton for the first time when I was eight years old. When I got to the court and saw the elongated racket, that sort of flounce with feathers…

  • How Eye-Tracking Can Enhance Badminton Performance | The Tech Race
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    How Eye-Tracking Can Enhance Badminton Performance | The Tech Race

    Welcome to The Tech Race. Where do we look? Why are there things we miss? How does an athlete’s peripheral vision match up to their competition? (PRECISION, PERFORMANCE, POWER, DATA, TRAINING, SPEED) (ENDURANCE, GADGET, BADMINTON EYE-TRACKING SYSTEM) Technology allows us to track and measure eye activity. The results of eye-tracking can be amazing, directly affecting performance, especially for disciplines that require high-precision reactions from the athletes, such as badminton. Although eye movement may seem a small part… it certainly contributes a lot to winning games. (REPUBLIC OF KOREA) (SEOUL) The Korean Institute of Sport Science in Seoul is specialised in analysing the visual habits and abilities of badminton players, using…

  • PANG Qing & TONG Jian Playing Badminton [English Caption]
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    PANG Qing & TONG Jian Playing Badminton [English Caption]

    TONG: So why are we in Qingdao? >>PANG: You can explain, no need to be courteous. TONG: First of all sight-seeing, to see Qingdao’s scenery in May. But more importantly, to provide up-to-date badminton news just before competition on condition and status of athletes, for all badminton fans.>>PANG: Since everyone gets nervous before a competition, they don’t want distraction from too many people, which will break their concentration.>>TONG: If they are in a good mood after practice, we’ll ask one or two questions. Otherwise we’ll quickly back off. It’s 10 days away from competition. We are at a badminton complex, as crossover newbies for today. A competitive and team oriented…

  • Science of the Summer Games: Badminton/shoulder mechanics
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    Science of the Summer Games: Badminton/shoulder mechanics

    Hello my name is Xinze Su – I come from the English Language Institution at the University of Delaware. Today we’re going to talk about shoulder mechanics. A vital skill to possess in badminton is the forehand overhead smash shot, which is an aggressive overhead shot and accounts for approximately one-fifth of the attacks during a game. The first step to a successful smash shot is for the athlete to properly position their body, getting their feet in a good alignment is going to help generate energy from the ground up through the legs and core, finally reaching the shoulder and arm. This will help dissipate forces at the shoulder…