Top 5 world’s most valuable sports teams in 2019

Forbes recently released a list of 50 most valuable sports teams across the world. Except for the football (soccer) teams that are from Europe, all the other ones this year are American and more than half of all the tops are NFL squads. To get into the top 50 this year, teams had to have …

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The cost of raising a professional gymnast

A very talented 13-year-old gymnast Kaliya Lincoln could be, by the opinion of some, the next Simone Biles. But for that, she’ll need some financial support, since her family simply can’t afford the astronomic costs the sport brings. Back in 2016, her parents created a GoFundMe page to help make her dreams come true. At …

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SportyCo Predict & Win Game aftermath (in numbers)

Champions League 2018/19 has ended and most probably agree that this 64th season of Europe’s premier club football tournament was full of surprises. And since the end of the championship meant also the end our Predict & Win Game, we took a look at some final statistics. 64,7% of you predicted that Liverpool will win …

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The cost of becoming an Olympic archer

Archery is one of those sports that can cost an athlete as much as he makes it. There are different types and styles of archery out there, so the cost varies depending on which aspects of archery one is interested in. Also, if you are not looking at a professional career, all you need is …

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What is like to be on the fringe of the PGA Tour

Ben Martin (31), a professional American golfer who plays on the PGA Tour, turned professional in 2010. He finished runner-up at Q-school for the PGA Tour in October, just six months after turning pro, which is a dream many young golfers fail to achieve. Ben was a golf prodigy by any standard. Yet the road …

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The cost of becoming an Olympic fencer

A 38-years old American fencer Maya Lawrence took up the sport as a high school sophomore in Teaneck, New Jersey, continuing through her years at Princeton University and beyond. A member of Princeton’s fencing team, she was selected as an All-American and earned Ivy League honours during all four years of her attendance there. But …

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Dear sport, you cost too much

A worried mom of three was shocked at finding out how much youth sports cost. With her husband they are pretty solid middle-class Americans, so they are able to provide extracurricular activities for their kids. But they have to say no to a lot of requests, so she can’t understand how families who are further …

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Is tennis only for rich?

There is an old cliché surrounding tennis, wanting it to be a sport for well-off, both for those who sit comfortably in the grandstand and those who can afford to pursue a career as a player. It might be true that an attempt has been made over the years to disprove this urban legend, but …

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Athletes to watch out for: Where are Nanjing 2014 YOG stars now?

Youth Olympic Games were established in 2010 with the intention to educate, engage, influence, and inspire young athletes to play an active role in their communities. Every four years more than 200 countries and 3,600 athletes between 14 to 18 years participate in Winter and Summer Games and show to the world their outstanding abilities. …

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The glamorous golf players life – myth or fact?

Ah, the glorious and simple life of professional golfers. All have lucrative sponsorship deals, travel the world playing golf on nicest courses, wear fancy clothes, have time off between seasons, and make a decent amount of money all year around no matter what, right? Wrong. Here’s what Neil Potts, Founder and CEO of Golfort.com, commented …

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