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Are you sure you want to make your kid an athlete?

By Teodora Agarici

There is no doubt sport has a tremendous impact not only on people’s health but also as a way to boost self-esteem, cut down the stress and pressure, as well as discover new passions or learn to work in a team.

Once you start playing a sport and realise you might be good enough at it in order to give it a chance at a professional level, there are some things that might stop you ‘living the dream’ despite how talented and motivated you are. Yes, I’m talking about money – money for training, equipment, possible trips, accommodation etc. Continue reading Are you sure you want to make your kid an athlete?

Let them wear what they want

By Duha Ali

“There’s a change happening in the world,” Al-Haddad says. “You can see it when a big brand like Nike creates a sports hijab.” Amna Al Haddad, a 27-year-old weightlifter from the UAE, inspired the $27 billion sportswear giant to create a breathable and lightweight sports hijab. Continue reading Let them wear what they want