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Got Game: Pat’s chance to go global

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Patrick Fitzgerald in action with the Leipzig Lions. (Photo by @dekay_media)

Playing American football is a vital part of Pat Fitzgerald’s life, just like oxygen. The Leipzig Lions player is hoping to take his passion to the World Games 2017.

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International bike polo players flock to Böhlitz-Ehrenberg

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The bike polo enthusiasts congregating at Böhlitz-Ehrenberg invite you to come hang out and get to know the game during their tournament this weekend, featuring players from six countries (and an after party). (Photo courtesy of Bike Polo Leipzig)

The bike polo enthusiasts congregating at Böhlitz-Ehrenberg invite you to come hang out and get to know the game during their tournament this weekend, featuring players from six countries (and an after party).

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Work it: carrying Zumba everywhere

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A Zumba playlist to carry on your travels - or across your living room. http://leipglo.com

A super fun Zumba playlist to take with you – on your travels or across your own living room floor.

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Why football succeeds and handball doesn’t

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Von Steindy (talk) 00:03, 21 January 2010 (UTC) - Eigenes Werk, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=9036458

“The reduction of the midfield in handball to something like a racetrack between the goals makes the game resemble a monotonous pendulum.”

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8 things I witnessed while covering the Rio Olympics

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Fast food for athletes, earthquake survivor, Michael Phelps using my pen: just another day covering the Olympics.

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Poem: “Rio gets the Olympics”

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Instead of talking about fears over the Rio Olympics, we visit a poem I wrote full of joy and pride in my gorgeous, trouble-ridden hometown being made host. http://leipglo.com

The announcement that Rio de Janeiro would host the 2016 Olympics represented a happier, more hopeful time than the actual games in this difficult period for the city and Brazil – I’d like to remember it here.

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