Rugby Links

Photo: Damian Synnott, Lineout (Some rights reserved) What would fans and players like others know about rugby? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: Headlinesラグビーの歴史・経済・未来・課題──今、歴史的転換点を迎えている (The Future of Rugby) @mbeith 2031United States named host nation for 2031 and 2033 Rugby World Cup – USA RugbyRugby’s dream of American expansion – Axios [email protected] bt.com/sport/[email protected] Elsewhere …

Bikes

Photo: Ron Mader, DTLV Bikes (Some rights reserved) In the big picture, biking and cycling are the unsung twin powerhouses of responsible, sustainable, eco and fair and conscious travel. What are the good cycling experiences? How are locals benefiting from bike tours? What events are worth attending or paying attention? Translating: BicycleSpanish: Bicicleta Elsewhere on …

May is Bike Month

Poster: #BikeMonth (Some rights reserved) ¡Sí más bicicletas! Yes more bicycles, please. May is National Bike Month – bikeleague.org/bikemonth – in the USA, sponsored by the League of American Bicyclists and celebrated across the nation. Hashtag: #BikeMonth HistoryEstablished in 1956, National Bike Month is a chance to showcase the many benefits of bicycling — and encourage …

Pickleball

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Pickleball = a game resembling tennis in which players use paddles to hit a perforated plastic ball over a net HeadlinesThe best $69.99 I ever spent: A paddle for a sport without toxic masculinityCentral Park man arrested, released, awaiting possible charges for drawing pickleball markings Embedded Tweets Planeta

Sports Commentators

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Spotlight on sports commentators HeadlinesMeet the Man Who Makes Your Favorite Announcer Sound Smarter Translating: Who are the commentators? Spanish: ¿Quiénes son las/los comentarista/os?French: Qui sont les commentateurs?German: Wer sind die Kommentatoren? Twitter Simon [email protected] Chris [email protected] Pepe [email protected] WikipediaDusty DvoracekBooger McFarland Planeta.com