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6 benefits of sports and physical activity on mental health

1. Boost happy chemicals Exercise makes the body generate more of the feel-good-hormones called endorphins. Endorphins are the chemicals that are produced when you are for example laughing. They trigger a positive feeling while reducing your perception of pain. Ever heard of the “runner’s high” effect? – Endorphins are responsible for that! Studies have shown, that the …

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Highest Paying Sports in the World

10. Cycling Charles Minthorn Murphy in 1899 became the first cyclist to cover a mile in under a minute which earned him the nickname “Mile-a-Minute Murphy”. Since the innovation of cycles and other human-powered vehicles, cycling is counted among one of the most active sports in the world. There are many cycling tournaments that are …

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The Amazing Lesser Known Sports of India

Perhaps suffering from some sort of sheep complex, even given our sheer multitude in size, a majority of this billion strong population would still pick cricket as their primary sport of choice. Considering only 10 countries in the world play the sport, we have a bit of a bone to pick with the fact even …

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New Technologies Being Used in the Sports Industry

One of the most definitive tests for human athleticism is sports, but this does not mean that technology cannot facilitate it. When administering and officiating sports, technology can succeed where humans may not. This guarantees fair judgment of the performance and ensures that athletes win fairly. Here are five exciting new technologies being used in …

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10 Highest-Paid Athletes in the World

10. Kevin Durant Sport: Basketball Nationality: American Salary/Winnings: $30.4 million (£24.8 million) Endorsement earnings: $35 million (£28.6 million) Total earnings: $65.4 (£53.4 million) As a player who has won everything there is to win in the NBA (including two championships with the Golden State Warriors), small forward Kevin Durant has little left to prove on the basketball court. His achievements …