This Ski Airbag Can Save You from Serious Injury | The Tech Race

Welcome to The Tech Race. In the USA alone, researchers estimate that roughly 600,000 people are injured each year as a result of skiing and snowboarding, showing need for a system that protects and minimises injury. (SKI AIRBAG) Now a revolutionary airbag system prevents skiers and snowboarders from getting hurt whilst moving at high speeds. When this airbag system detects […]

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What is the toughest Olympic Sport? | Burning Questions

Several Olympic sports lay claim to being the toughest. The technicality of speed skating, the skill of figure skating, the bravery of ski jumping. But there are few sports on the planet that are as notoriously tough as the dreaded biathlon. (BURNING QUESTIONS – WHAT IS THE TOUGHEST OLYMPIC SPORT?) Combining gruelling cross-country skiing with shooting – No, it’s not […]

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Doping in sport: why it can’t be stopped | The Economist

Doping in sport: why it can’t be stopped | The Economist

It was one of sport’s darkest episodes A much bigger scandal with Russian athletes than we knew Following the Sochi Winter Olympics of 2014… …Russia was proved to have carried out… …a vast state-sponsored doping operation Conspiracy to conceal positive tests Widespread doping by Russian athletes at the Sochi Olympics I don’t think anyone was expecting the gravity… …in terms […]

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