Category Archives: Sports

Kitesurfing and Windsurfing in the Strait of Messina

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You can’t say you haven’t been warned.

If Russia will ever seek to dominate the world, you can’t say you haven’t been warned:

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FIFA Football World Cup in Qatar 2022: the Scorecard

Exact date of the 2022 World Cup: uncertain, because FIFA was surprised by the existence of hot climate on the Arabian peninsula in mid-summer, when Football World Cups are traditionally held. Amount of bribes paid by Qatar to FIFA members: … Continue reading

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What is American Football?

I never understood American Football. I once stayed with a friend in Kentucky for a couple of days who tried to explain it to me while watching endless matches, but the minutiae of the rules never stuck with me for … Continue reading

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Poetry Slam (4) Running

Excuses? None. So I will go for a run in the sun. That should be fun!

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Trakai half marathon

On 12 May 2013, I participated in a half marathon at beautiful Trakai in Lithuania. There were four laps, 5 km each, around the small town and along the shoreline of the lakes. It was very well organised and it was … Continue reading

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Easily Confused (27) Whistleblowers

Whistleblower (will be prosecuted): Whistleblower (won’t be prosecuted):

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I need to lose weight.

I am not fat, but I am not thin either. I have never been particularly concerned about my weight, as I measured my health by my ability to walk or run long distances. In my book, whether you are fat … Continue reading

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Super Bowl XLVII

Some of my American friends have tried already to explain American Football to me, but I have always forgotten the fine minutiae of the rules even before the match was over. To somebody more accustomed to European football, it just … Continue reading

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Easily Confused # 16 – Tour de France

Number of Tour de France victories by Lance Armstrong: zero Number of my Tour de France victories: zero But I achieved the same result as Lance Armstrong with much less sweat and toil and with fewer lawsuits.

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