What is Parkour?

a man doing parkour

When watching action movies, have you ever seen an exciting chase scene where the character leaped over obstacles easily? While those kinds of scenes, such as leaping over obstacles and buildings, in movies are staged, there are actually people who can do those things in real life. Yes, and it is called … Read more

Zorbing: What Is It and How Is It Played?

a zorb ball rolling down the hill

There are many popular sports around the world, such as basketball, baseball, boxing, and more. However, there are also those that are quite strange and new to our vocabulary. One of those is zorbing. The sport is also called globe-riding, orbing, or sphereing. It is a kind of recreation or sport of … Read more

Bossaball: A Unique and Exciting Sport

a game of bossaball

Bossaball is a unique acrobatic, and energetic game. It is a mix of sport, music, and lots of fun. The game incorporates the elements of football, gymnastics, and volleyball. It is played on a specially designed platform that is inflatable and has a trampoline in the middle. Bossaball can be played without … Read more

The History of Cricket Bat

batsmen

Cricket is one of the most popular sports in the world. It has a huge fan following and extreme rivals that come face to face almost every year. As opposed to what many people think, cricket is more like an art. You need to exercise not only your physical abilities but mental … Read more

The Success Story of Nike

feet with black nike shoes jumping over a puddle of water

It’s impossible that no one has heard of or read about Nike, the most dominant sportswear company today. Although Nike has expanded its merchandise that includes sports equipment, streetwear fashion, and collectibles, it’s the sneakers (such as running shoes) that will always be sought after by its millions of customers and loyal … Read more

The History of Reebok

Reebok store facade

Reebok, a footwear and sportswear brand, has been the subsidiary of parent company Adidas since the latter acquired it in 2005. This acquisition allowed Adidas to compete more directly with its rivals, most especially Nike. Before Nike made its ubiquitous presence in the sneakers market and popular culture, it took some critical … Read more

The History of the NCAA

silhouette of men playing basketball, basketball, basketball hoop, sea

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), a nonprofit organization, regulates student-athletes from up to 1,268 North American conferences and institutions. Also, the NCAA organizes the athletic programs of universities and colleges in Canada and the United States and aids more than 480,000 college student-athletes who compete yearly in college sports. The organization’s … Read more

The History of Spalding

Spalding basketball

Spalding, founded by Albert Spalding in 1876, is an American sports equipment manufacturing company in Chicago, although its headquarters is now in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Spalding focuses on basketball, primally producing balls and commercializing nets, rims, ball pump needles, and hoops. Softballs are commercialized through Spalding’s subsidiary Dudley Sports. Before, Spalding manufactured … Read more

History of the American Basketball Association

logo for American Basketball Association

It isn’t easy to imagine the landscape of sports entertainment without basketball. Undoubtedly, the sport is one of the most revered, most anticipated ball games on the face of the planet. From its humble history and invention by a college instructor, the game had now become the global athletic sensation that millions … Read more

The History of Asics

Asics outlet store

One of the Asian sportswear companies that have made a significant presence on the global market, Asics (often written as “ASICS”) is a multinational Japanese company founded in 1949 – 15 years before the world’s top sneakers company Nike was born. Did you know that the early history of Asics and Nike … Read more

What are the Different Types of Basketballs?

a hand holding an orange basketball 

Basketball had come a long way since its invention in 1891. Since then, the sport has become an instant global athletic phenomenon. Both young and adult fans go crazy about their favorite teams, especially during the playoffs.  If you are a geeky basketball fan or, let’s say, an NBA star in the … Read more

The Types of Sneaker Cushioning Technologies

White Nike Sneakers

Over the years since the introduction of the midsole cushioning technology in the 1970s, top sneaker brands like Nike and Adidas have been finding ways to improve the build and performance of their running shoes and performance sneakers. Most of them are focused on providing the best midsole cushioning to increase comfort … Read more

History of Adidas

A wide-angle shot of an adidas store

Nike is the undisputed master of hype. Ask any dyed-in-the-wool sneakerhead, and they’ll tell you it’s Nike. But when it comes to the technological arms race among the world’s top sneaker brands, it could be easily argued that Adidas might as well maneuver to overtake Nike. Adidas is a bit of a … Read more

What Are Minimalist Shoes?

Blue FiveFingrers minimalist shoe

While minimalism had been around since the mid-20th century, it became a stronger trend towards the end of the century and into the new millennium. Minimalism’s famous “less is more” aphorism has become “less is now” as an urgent call for today’s consumerist society. In this lifestyle, one has to let go … Read more

The Most Popular New Balance Retro Models

The Most Popular New Balance Retro Models

It’s no secret that Nike and Adidas have dominated the sneakers industry for several years, and only a few other brands have dared to challenge their supremacy. One of them is New Balance, who has held its own and kept itself firmly in the sneakers game by producing exceptional running shoes, basketball … Read more

The Interesting History of the Plimsoll’s Athletic Shoe Name

black Vans plimsolls with red design details

The evolution of shoes is a dynamic and never-ending tale. From the fundamental and practical need to cover and protect our feet, it turned into a fast-growing industry in which design is just as important as functionality and comfort. We are all familiar with running shoes and sneakers, but not a lot … Read more

Popularity of Football in Canada

football game in Canada

In terms of sports popularity, the region of North America has been dominated for many years by Canadian and American football (collectively known as just “football”), a sport that is played by carrying an oblong-shaped ball from one area of the field to the goal. However, the sport of association football (better … Read more

A beginners guide to golf clubs

golf clubs

Always fancied having a go at golf? Either because you’re a sports fanatic or you’ve never really enjoyed playing athletic sports like football, rugby or tennis? Now is your perfect opportunity to start looking at golf clubs and getting ready to hit the links (once lockdown restrictions have been lifted, of course!). … Read more

Which is the best Chinese Sportswear Manufacturer to choose in 2021?

Which is the best Chinese Sportswear Manufacturer to choose in 2021

Wholesale or custom sportswear from Chinese clothing manufacturers is a wise choice, but which is the best sports wear manufacturer to choose? The site is here, Berunwear.com, and from this post, you will get the complete guide on wholesale sportswear from China in 2021. Where to find Chinese Sportswear Manufacturers? There are … Read more

The History of the Premier League

player preparing to kick a Premier League football

When you ask the most diehard football fans what the most popular football league is, almost all of them would tell you that it is the Premier League, and its popularity is highly justified since it would often have some of the most exciting games in football history. The Premier League, also … Read more

Smithsonian Institution’s Basketball Display

A basketball under the basket

Basketball is a game played with the hoop and net called a basket. It is played between two teams, each having five players. This is basically played by each player trying to score a goal against the opponent team by tossing the ball into the elevated hoop and net. Basketball is played … Read more

Why is the NFL so popular?

Why is the NFL so popular

With the likes of the NBA and MLB, the National Football League (NFL) is one of the most popular sports in the USA and undoubtedly continues to grow each year. It’s one of the favourite pastimes during the weekends with a mass majority of the fans. It is the most profitable sporting … Read more

The Guide to Sumo Wrestling

sumo wrestling match

Sumo wrestling is arguably one of the most popular sports in Japan, and it could even be considered the most popular due to its cultural impact in the country. The sports involve two wrestlers (called rikishi) trying to force each other out of the circular ring (called dohyō) or to force the … Read more

Thunder Rosa Looking to Make Her Mark at AEW’s ‘All Out’

Thunder Rosa Looking to Make Her Mark at AEW’s ‘All Out’

On the August 22, 2020 episode of AEW Dynamite, the NWA World Women’s Champion, Thunder Rosa made a surprising debut appearance in All Elite Wrestling. She challenged the AEW Women’s Champion, Hikaru Shida to a title match at the upcoming AEW pay-per-view, All Out. Revealing her motives behind the sudden appearance on … Read more

Football players don’t like to play football

David Bentley

Football is a king sport, it is popular and widely known to everyone so all matters related to it are very much concerned. From tournaments, awards, good rankings to private life, the interests of famous football players are all noticed. We often hear about famous players with a strong passion for football. … Read more

Beginners guide to skateboarding

Beginners Guide to Skateboarding

Ever felt jealous of your skater friend for becoming an expert in skating? It’s quite a similar problem for a risk-taking and active person. Skating is a skill. Not everyone has this skill in himself. It needs a lot of effort, practice, and patience to become an expert in skating. So, how … Read more

What is Cheese Rolling?

Cooper’s Hill where the cheese rolling competition is held

Cheese rolling is a peculiar sport that is held annually in Cooper’s Hill, which is a long sloping area found in Gloucester, England. In the sport, the participants will have to chase a round cheese that is descending on the slope, and whoever reaches the bottom of the slope first will win … Read more

What is Wife-Carrying?

husband carrying his wife

Wife-carrying is a strange sport that originated in Finland and is played by male competitors who will have to carry their female partners or teammates on their backs while racing in an obstacle course. The sports original Finnish name was “eukonkanto” when it was only played in Finland, but its official name … Read more

What is Extreme Ironing?

ironing in extreme places

If the most popular extreme sports aren’t unusual enough, then you should check out extreme ironing, wherein the goal is for the competitors to find the most dangerous and bizarre places where they iron their clothes. Originally conceived in England, extreme ironing was once an obscure sport that only a few British … Read more

What is Toe Wrestling?

feet in the water

Most people are familiar with arm wrestling and thumb wrestling, but there is another peculiar sport that has similar gameplay mechanics as the two mentioned sports, but the body part that is used for it is probably surprising for some. This weird sport is called toe wrestling, and as its name suggests, … Read more