Category Archives: In the News

In the News

Sports websites dominate June Web traffic

Bluhalo is reporting that sports websites got the most Web traffic in June 08. Read more here. How cool is that? Advertisements

It pays to play

From the Wall Street Journal Blog: Using survey data that followed the lives of thousands of Germans from 1984 to 2006, the German Socio-Economic Panel study, Mr. [Michael] Lechner [of the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland] found that sports-playing adults saw a boost in income of about 1,200 euros per year over 16 years […]

O Canada!

StatsCan recently published alarming findings stating that only 28% of Canadians (aged 15 and over) practice a sport at least once a week. Yikes! That figure is down by 6% when compared to results from 10 years ago. Video games, long work hours or packed schedules to blame? Perhaps, but let’s not take for granted […]

New Nike shoe – for Native Americans only

Nike, for the first time, has designed a shoe for a specific race or ethnicity. The Air Native N7 is designed with a larger fit for the distinct foot shape of American Indians, and has a culturally specific look. Nike designers and researchers looked at the feet of more than 200 people from more than 70 […]™ on VC-TV (part 3 of 3)

Part 3 is up.™ on VC-TV (part 2 of 3)

Part 2 is up today.™ on VC-TV (part 1 of 3)

I did a video interview with VC-TV. It’s being featured in 3 parts. Check out part 1.

It pays to play…

…if you’re Canadian, and only under very specific conditions. The Canadian government, starting this year, is offering a tax deduction to “players on sports teams or members of recreation programs”. Check it out: Let us know if you qualify! the best and worst sites on the Web published 3 interesting lists on the best and worst sites on the Web. Let us know what you think: 25 Sites We Can’t Live Without, 50 Best Websites 2007, and 5 Worst Websites.

Play time is not only for kids

We got some blog love from VC-TV in their Rodeo Roundup video. I love their intro to “Play time is not only for kids!”.