Monday, January 28, 2013

Thom Evans

Thom Evans is a retired international rugby union player. The Scottish fullback last played for the Glasgow Warriors in the Magners League. He retired at age 24, after he injured his neck in a collision with a player during a Six Nations game in Feb 2010.

He and his brother Max appeared in the 2010 Dieux du Stade calendar. He was also a member of a pop group Twen2y4Se7en, which toured in 2004. Evans, who is now a model, is dating actress Kelly Brook.

Born: April 2, 1985 in Harare, Zimbabwe 
Height: 6'0" 
Weight: 91 kg 

Career Highlights: 

  • played for London Wasps, 2004-2006 
  • played fo Glasgow Warriors, 2006-2010, with 60 caps 
  • played for the Scotland national team, 2008-2010 - represented England at U16, U18 and U21 level

Saturday, January 26, 2013

Bryan Brothers Win 2013 Australian Open Men's Doubles Final

Mike and Bob Bryan, the American doubles specialist duo, captured their 13th Grand Slam trophy by winning the 2013 Australian Open Men's Doubles. They beat the Dutch pair Robin Hasse and Igor Sijsling in 2 sets, 6-3, 6-4.

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Novak Djokovic Vs Tomas Berdych - Australian Open 2013 QF Highlights

Highlights of the quarterfinal match between World No. 1 Novak Djokovic and Tomas Berdych in the 2013 Australian Open.

Djokovic celebrates by ripping his shirt off after winning the fourth round match vs Stanislas Wawrinka:

Saturday, January 12, 2013

Fabian Hambuechen Test

Gymnast Fabian Hambuechen doing a test before Olympic qualification


Friday, January 11, 2013

Scottie Upshall

Scottie Upshall is a Canadian hockey player, currently a winger for the Florida Panthers of the National Hockey League. He first played for the Nashville Predators in the NHL, in 2002. He signed up for his current team for $14 million, in 2011. 

Upshall represented Canada in international competitions, in 2000 World Hockey Challenge, in 2001 World Junior Hockey U18 Championships,in 2002 and 2003 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships, as well as 2009 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships. 

Born: October 7, 1983 in Fort McMurray 
Height: 6'0" 
Weight: 200 lbs 

Career Highlights: 
  • played in 3 leagues during his career: American Hockey League, Western Hockey League and National Hockey League 
  • selected 6th in the first round of the 2002 NHL Draft 
  • joined Philadelphia Flyers in 2006-07 season and the Phoenix Coyotes in 2008-09 
  • career goals (as of 2012): 88 in regular, 4 in playoffs

Friday, January 4, 2013

Jonnie Peacock

Jonnie Peacock is a British sprint runner who competed in the 2012 Summer Paralympics. He won gold in th T44 100-meters event, beating his idol Oscar Pistorius, and clocking in at 10.85 seconds, which also shattered the Paralympics record for the event.

Peacock was an amputee. He lost his right leg below the knee when he was 5 years old, due to meningitis. 

He was accorded an Order of the British Empire (MBE) for his achievements. 

Born: May 28, 1993 in Middlesex, England
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 73 kg
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Career Highlights:
  • won bronze at 2010 London Disability Athletics Challenge 
  • won gold at 2010 Paralympic World Cup in Manchester 
  • first race on blade at 2010 Middlesex County Championships 

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Tom Brady and Cam Newton Meet

Football players Tom Brady and Cam Newton met for the first time during Under Armour's 'Footsteps' shoot

Cam Newton and Tom Brady throwing the ball

NFL quarterback Cam Newton training