Rio Olympics 2016 Team GB Athletes Strip Off For Campaign To Encourage Schoolgirls To Take Up Exercise

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Stef Reid (left), Amber Hill (centre) and Bryony Shaw (right) are among Team GB’s leading contenders for gold medals in Brazil. (Photo: CAVENDISH / Bluebella.com / Alisa Connan / The Daily Mail)

Sporty is sexy! Three Team GB athletes going for gold in Rio this summer have stripped down to their lingerie to show that a sporty body is a sexy body. Windsurfer Bryony Shaw, skeet shooter Amber Hill and Paralympian long jumper Stefanie Reid have posed for Bluebella‘s BeStrongBeBeautiful campaign to encourage young women not to neglect sport at school. Research has revealed that more than half of secondary school girls drop out of sport after the age of 13 due to body issues and negative experiences of PE lessons. Continue reading »

This Artist Creates Beautiful Figures Of Olympic Athletes Out Of Layered Paper

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According to the Spanish artist Raya Sader Bujana: “The concept of this design was to express movement using paper. The added texture, light and volume that the serial planes technique provides reinforces the fluidity of the pieces. All the sculptures are entirely hand cut and assembled, some of the figures have around 150 pieces and up to 500 separators. The project required many, many hours of work, but the end result was very satisfying for me.” Continue reading »

These Action Shots Show Talented Athletes Practicing Yoga Poses In Iconic City Locations

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The amazing snaps were taken by photographer Kristina Kashtanova at urban street locations in the UK and New York. The talented yogis are seen striking mind-boggling poses in the most unusual settings. Continue reading »

London 2012: Olympic Athletes’ Rich Daily Diet Revealed in Picture

What do athletes eat? This is perhaps the commonest question asked about the fitness regimens of professional athletes. After all, who wouldn’t want the toned physiques of a Cristiano Ronaldo or a Michael Schumacher or a Usain Bolt?

Showcasing their diet regimen, a few Turkish Olympics athletes posed with their daily food intake in a unique photo shoot done recently in Ankara, the Turkish capital. The Olympic hopefuls who took part in the shoot included Taekwondo fighters Nur Tatar and Bahri Tanrikulu, weightlifter Mete Binay, 800-metre runner Merve Aydin, javelin thrower Fatih Avan and wrestler Elif Jale Yesilirmak.

Turkish javelin thrower and Olympic hopeful Fatih Avan poses in front of his daily meal intake in Ankara. (Reuters) Continue reading »

Olympian Athletes Star in Alfred Dunhill Spring Summer 2012 Voice Campaig

As the London 2012 Olympic Games draw closer, luxury brands are competing with each other in order to bag the biggest athletes to feature in their campaigns.

Joining the race is the British luxury brand Alfred Dunhill, which has signed three legendary Olympian stars to feature in their Spring/Summer 2012 Voice campaign. The maker of men’s luxury leather goods, timepieces, clothing and fragrances has announced that British Olympian Sir Matthew Pinsent, double Olympic gold medal sailing champion Iain Percy and trail-blazing young Olympic hopeful Louis Smith will be the new face of their campaign.


Sir Matthew Pinsent, Olympic rower. Continue reading »