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What surprises does the 2017 Australian Open have in store?

We've embarked on tennis' "offseason," but just to keep things in perspective, consider this: The time between the end of the 2016 Davis Cup …

Why Sport’s Zero-Tolerance Stance on Performance-Enhancing Drugs is Wrong

Cheating is wrong. Winning by cheating is fraud.<p>In 1913, Eugene Christophe cheated in the Tour de France. A race vehicle crashed into him, causing …

AthenaSportsNet.com

Forget counting calories, fat and sugar – taking care of your gut is what matters

Ditching restrictive dieting and calorie-counting is the key to maintaining a healthy weight according to a leading scientist determined to change …

Immune System

40 Foods That'll Help You Upgrade Your Diet Instantly

<i>Photography by Pexels</i><p><b>Add these foods to your cart</b><p>Your local supermarket is the key to where your lean body lies, because the food you eat has the …

‘Daily mile’ craze in Britain hopes to tackle national obesity crisis

Karla Adam / The Washington Post<p>LONDON — Torriano primary school in north London doesn’t have lush green grounds or an outdoor running track or a leafy campus quad.<p>But on most days, its students do something that is being replicated in schools across the country: They put down their pencils, step …

5 More Ways to Eat for Strength

1 of 5<p>Prepare to Be Strong<p>The meals you eat before your workouts are the most critical. Consider them an insurance policy. This is your last chance …

5 Stretches That Will Make Your Knee Pain Go Away

This exercise physiologist suggests the following stretches to help soothe your sore knees.<p>The knee is one of the most complex joints in the body, so it’s no wonder pain in that area, which happens to 20 percent of us according to the American Academy of Pain Medicine, can really set you …

Why tennis could save your life – but football and running may not help you live longer

Playing racquet sports regularly could help stave off death, but football, rugby and running may not help people to live longer, a study suggests.<p>Sport is known to be beneficial to health, helping keep weight down, lowering blood pressure and improving heart and lung function.<p>But it was unclear …

Holistic Medicine

2016 tennis prize money: Ranking the top 10 female players

Del Potro to open 2017 season in Auckland

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) Former U.S. Open champion Juan Martin del Potro will attempt to extend his remarkable comeback in 2016 when he launches …

Writing for Porter Magazine’s Incredible Women of 2016 issue, the tennis star takes aim at the barriers that still hold women athletes back<p>To all incredible women who strive for excellence,<p>When I was growing up, I had a dream. I’m sure you did, too. My dream wasn’t like that of an average kid, my …

Women's Sports

Murray should win at least two majors in 2017 - Rusedski

Nov 29, 2016<p>Greg Rusedski thinks Andy Murray should be targeting multiple grand slam titles in 2017.<p>The 29-year-old will head into next season as the …

England Women beat Holland thanks to Jodie Taylor’s quick thinking

• Holland Women 0-1 England Women • Arsenal’s Taylor lobs keeper for 75th-minute winner in Tilburg friendly<p>Jodie Taylor came off the bench to score a second‑half winner as England beat the Euro 2017 hosts Holland to extend their unbeaten run to 10 games.<p>It was a scrappy friendly at the 14,500-seat …

Soccer

Gordon Reid aiming to join the Murrays as Scotland’s third tennis No1

The wheelchair tennis Rio gold medallist could be the latest Scot to become a world No1 if he is successful in this week’s Masters tournament<p>Gordon Reid had never heard of wheelchair tennis when he was diagnosed with transverse myelitis. As a 13-year-old he had long been a keen, able-bodied player …

Tennis

Honduras vs. Panama 2016: Start time, live stream, TV schedule, and 3 things to know

Honduras and Panama square off hoping to tip the balance of power in CONCACAF.<p>With two big matches in the first set of the final round of CONCACAF qualifiers for the World Cup, it would be easy to overlook the one that starts the day. After all, neither Honduras nor Panama are typically seen as …

Concacaf World Cup qualifying is broken. But what should replace the Hex?

The Concacaf format is too top-heavy – and it means USA should still qualify for Russia despite their 4-0 capitulation to Costa Rica. It’s time for a change<p>Two games into the Hexagonal and USA are rooted to the bottom of the table. The 1-2 loss to Mexico and the 0-4 drubbing away to Costa Rica has …

Soccer

From the brink to World Cup favourites - Brazil's roller-coaster 2016

With the Selecao's year having drawn to a triumphant end last week, Brasil Global Tour looks back on 12 months of lows and highs for the five-time world champions<p>2016 was a story of two halves for Brazil.<p>Come June, the Selecao had been dumped out of the Copa America in the early stages for the …

Maradona backs Messi-led Argentina media boycott

Argentina legend Diego Maradona is no stranger to media boycotts, having orchestrated his own "silenzio stampa" (media blackout) with reporters in …

Arena returns as coach of U.S. national team | Reuters

(Reuters) - Bruce Arena has been handed the tall order of getting the United States’ qualifying campaign for the 2018 World Cup back on track after being named head coach of the national team, U.S. Soccer said on Tuesday.<p>Dec 7, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Galaxy head coach Bruce Arena …

PSG 'stunned' after Aurier is denied UK visa | Reuters

PARIS (Reuters) - Paris St Germain were left “stunned” on Tuesday at a decision by British authorities to revoke the visa of their defender Serge Aurier, preventing him from playing in a Champions League match at Arsenal.<p>Football Soccer - Paris St Germain v Nantes French Ligue 1 - Parc des Princes, …

Champions League 2016: Group Live Stream, TV Schedule, Predictions for Tuesday

Leicester City can make sure of their place in the knockout stage of the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday if they beat Club Brugge at the King Power Stadium.<p>Meanwhile, Tottenham Hotspur travel to AS Monaco knowing anything less than a win will see them fail to progress if Bayer Leverkusen beat CSKA …

Soccer

Top 5 European clubs who have the best defensive record in 2016/17

Bayern Munich (Image courtesy: Bayern Munich Twitter handle)<p>Bayern Munich can boast of one of the best defenders in the world at the moment. The …

Bayern without Vidal, Javi Martinez and Robben for Rostov trip

Die Roten were already without the services of goalkeeper Manuel Neuer and winger Kingsley Coman, but have already qualified for the next round<p>Bayern Munich have confirmed that Arjen Robben, Arturo Vidal and Javi Martinez remain absent for Wednesday's Champions League encounter against</b> …

3 easy moves for slimmer thighs

A lot of women hate their thighs — and struggle with exercises that work on toning them. Well, it's time to start loving your legs (and thighs!). Use these three exercises to target areas of your legs that other common leg exercises neglect.<p>1. Deep squat<p>Keep your chest upright as you lower your …

Eye test can help detect early stages of Alzheimer's, diabetic complications and other health conditions: Study

Eye test can help in detecting various health conditions like Alzheimer's, diabetic complications, high blood pressure and high cholesterol.<p>US …

10 Foods To Eat For A Bloat-Free Life

<b>By Amy Marturana for Well+Good</b><p>When bloating, cramping, or heartburn strikes, my brain goes into (WTF) detective mode, calculating every last morsel that passed through my lips and evaluating it after the fact as a potential threat. (CSI, dinner plate edition.)<p>Instead of trying to eliminate …

The 5 Deadliest Diseases for Women (That Aren't Heart Disease or Cancer)

Plus, what you can do to protect yourself.<p><i>This article was written by Markham Heid and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention.<p>For middle-aged women, cancer and heart disease take the top spots on the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)'s list of most-common causes of death. Depending on …

Diabetes

Scientists on the verge of developing cure for common cold

It’s rare to get through the winter without developing a pesky cold at least once - some of us seem to have a permanent cold, and for others, a cold …

Common Cold

Trial will attempt to change levels of proteins in older blood, believed to hamper growth and maintenance of healthy tissues<p>In what could be a fresh chapter in the never-ending story of the search for eternal youth, scientists are to tinker with people’s blood in the hope of slowing down the ageing …

Medical Research