Japanese girls at the top of the (football) world

Congratulations and thanks for the great matches dear Japanese Women’s Football Team at the FIFA World Cup Germany 2011! But, let us start also here at the beginning. We have to admit it, the desire to watch this finals game was a bit on the shaky side. For one it was almost obvious that the very physical tall athletic US women would just run over these tiny Japanese girls. The other thing was the really …

FIFA Women’s World Cup Germany 2011 quarter finals

We still haven’t managed to come completely down from this Saturday afternoon in front of the TV. Nope, we definitively don’t want to promote wasting away in front of a TV for an extended period of time, and we certainly don’t do it ourselves – unless we have a hunch that something exciting is bound to happen. It did, it was nail bitingly suspenseful, and it took way longer than it normally does, but at …

Women kicking (a football)

Hold on to your cows dear cowboys, we think we saw a pussy cat! Sorry, we meant to say we saw some exciting football matches once again at that current FIFA Woman’s World Championships in Germany. Again it was by accident that we turned on the TV and stumbled right into the second half of France vs. Germany. It’s an instant classic, you know it as soon as you hear the 2 Nations names – …

Women soccer

We could not believe our eyes! We sat in front of the TV here in Canada – and flip through the channels in search for some acceptable form of nightly entertainment. We found a crime series, that was quite alright, but once the next commercial break came up we kept on flipping channels – and got to life coverage of a woman’s football match playing in Germany at the FIFA Woman’s World Cup Germany 2011. …

Formula One

It’s the pinnacle of motorsport they say when they talk about Formula 1. Yeah yeah yeah the Beatles would sing to that, especially since the British are a power house in this sport. So let us zoom in on some of the outlandish technology this sport has produced and what sets it apart from the rest of the pest. F1 Drivers say the biggest difference between any other race car and a F1 race car …