Category: Sports

Monaco set to defy grid girl ban

The president of the Automobile Club of Monaco (ACM), which organises the Monaco Grand Prix, has placed his organisation at odds with F1 owners Liberty Media over the issue of grid girls.

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Ahead of the current season, and in the wake of the #MeToo campaign in the United States, launched in response to the Harvey Weinstein controversy, US-based Liberty replaced grid girls with grid kids.

The children, participants in karting or junior categories, are to be chosen by their local motor clubs on merit or by lottery.

It is thought that both Monaco and possibly the organisers of the Russian Grand Prix will be allowed to have girls on the grid, although they will not hold the drivers’ numbers or take part in other parts of their traditional roles.

Original grid girl

Both Monaco and Russia claim they are merely continuing the long association between the sport …


Hockey Positions Explained

If you remember playing hockey at school and loving it, perhaps it’s something you’d consider taking up again as an adult? It’s a fast-paced team sport of 11 positions, combining both defensive and offensive elements. It helps to have good cardiovascular fitness, flexibility and agility but all that can be worked on and improved.

Positions:

There are three types of position – offensive, defensive and midfield. The offensive players normally sit on the right and left wings with the centre forward or striker in a more central position. The midfield players are situated on the inside right and inside left and in the centre half of the pitch. They move about the field, linking with both the defence and offense. The defence includes right and left halfbacks, two fullbacks and the goal keeper. These players will usually hold their field positions.

The halfbacks will normally focus on wide strikers and …


A Peek at Derrick Rose’s Signature Shoes

With Derrick Rose being one of the most excellent and popular players in the world of basketball, it is undeniable that Adidas has unmistakably hit the mark by creating Adizero Shoes Rose, the very first signature sneaker Derrick Rose shoes.

The 2010-2011 NBA season, also known as the 65th season of the National Basketball Association (NBA), marks the triumph of Rose over the two-year MVP reign of Lebron James, after the former was named the 2010-11 NBA MVP.

Since Rose was included in the 2008 NBA Draft, he has so far achieved the following accolades: Rookie of the Year (2008), NBA All-Star (2010), and starter for the United States team at the 2010 FIBA World Championships. Upon receiving the NBA MVP award in 2011, Rose became the youngest player who has accomplished the feat.

The Adidas adiZero Rose is designed to match Rose’s unpredictable and fast-paced performances. …


Get Great Advice On Home Improvement Projects

Home improvement is very important because of the number of people who are or who want to be home owners. Even if you have had an unfavorable experience with home improvement projects in the past, these tips should make the process seem far more manageable and encouraging.

Rather than replacing your kitchen cabinets, what about refinishing them? You can create a new and attractive look just by painting the bases and installing new hardware and doors. At a very low cost, you can update the whole look of your kitchen.

Use old shoe boxes for an aesthetic touch that adds storage space. Cover the shoe boxes in fabric, paint or wallpaper to give them a pleasing design. It can add style to your room and give you additional storage in small spaces.

Avoid making expensive renovations based on personal tastes. Spending $1,000 a tile on your bathroom may seem like …