Connect with us

Sports

5 Sports at the Tokyo Olympics You Can’t Miss

Published

on

 


With the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics fast approaching, our TVs will soon be dominated by athletes from around the world performing superhuman acts and breaking records. Sports that are too often overshadowed are returning to the Olympic spotlight for the first time in five years.

While each sport in the Summer Olympics is exciting in its own way, here are the five that hold a special place in our hearts.

5. Table tennis

Table tennis has the ultimate soft spot in our hearts. Rare is the person who at some point has not picked up a paddle and a ping pong ball. A successful table tennis rally is cathartic in sight, sound and rhythm.

At the Olympic level, that rhythm ramps up to a frenetic 100. While table tennis players may not exhibit the same record-breaking athleticism as other athletes, their superhuman reflexes are fully on display. We appreciate table tennis because anyone can play it. We appreciate Olympic table tennis because only those athletes can be that good.

4. Volleyball

Volleyball is arguably the ultimate team sport. There is no other competition that a team needs so badly. There is individual greatness to be had, but there is no spike without a set, no set without a pass, and no pass without a defense.

Volleyball has few of the boundaries that make other Olympic sports so exciting. There is no world record to be set on a track or on the beach.

However, objective standards are replaced by breathtaking rallies, blocks and spikes as two teams compete against each other and the ultimate enemy: gravity.

3. Swimming

An unspoken staple sport in every Summer Olympics, swimming is a must-watch, especially if you’re a Cal fan. Led by team captains Simone Manuel, Allison Schmitt, Caeleb Dressel and former Bear Ryan Murphy, Team USA will make a splash.

Swimming is the ideal Olympic sport because it benefits the most from television. Without names and flags edited on broadcasts, swimmers are largely unrecognizable blobs making waves. Labels, stopwatches and commentators make the events palatable to all viewers, swimming experts and newcomers alike.

2. Gymnastics

You’d be lying if you said gymnastics isn’t exciting. The heights gymnasts reach and the boundaries they continue to push are unparalleled, does physics even exist in Simone Biles’ world?

Whether you see Biles battling for another five Olympic medals, the United States battling for another 1-2 finish in the women’s all-around or Sam Mikulak battling in his third Games, artistic gymnastics is sure to be exciting.

And don’t forget to tune in to rhythmic gymnastics and trampoline gym, both are equally rewarding.

1. Follow

There is something captivatingly simple about event tracking. We were born to move, and in many ways track is the simplest expression of our desire to be free on our own. Whether using a prosthesis or not, the sight of athletes at the white starting line evokes thoughts often forgotten in the playgrounds of recent years.

Who is it? Who is the fastest?

This is where the Eliud Kipchoges, Usain Bolts and Florence Griffith Joyners of the world were born. Whether it’s 100m or 10,000m, the fastest people in the world are redefining what it’s like to be human on the Olympic track.

Jasper Kenzo Sundeen is editor-in-chief and president and Jocelyn Huang is editor-in-chief. Contact them at [email protected].

Sources

1/ https://Google.com/

2/ https://www.dailycal.org/2021/07/22/worth-the-watch-5-sports-in-the-tokyo-olympics-you-cant-miss/

The mention sources can contact us to remove/changing this article

What Are The Main Benefits Of Comparing Car Insurance Quotes Online

LOS ANGELES, CA / ACCESSWIRE / June 24, 2020, / Compare-autoinsurance.Org has launched a new blog post that presents the main benefits of comparing multiple car insurance quotes. For more info and free online quotes, please visit https://compare-autoinsurance.Org/the-advantages-of-comparing-prices-with-car-insurance-quotes-online/ The modern society has numerous technological advantages. One important advantage is the speed at which information is sent and received. With the help of the internet, the shopping habits of many persons have drastically changed. The car insurance industry hasn't remained untouched by these changes. On the internet, drivers can compare insurance prices and find out which sellers have the best offers. View photos The advantages of comparing online car insurance quotes are the following: Online quotes can be obtained from anywhere and at any time. Unlike physical insurance agencies, websites don't have a specific schedule and they are available at any time. Drivers that have busy working schedules, can compare quotes from anywhere and at any time, even at midnight. Multiple choices. Almost all insurance providers, no matter if they are well-known brands or just local insurers, have an online presence. Online quotes will allow policyholders the chance to discover multiple insurance companies and check their prices. Drivers are no longer required to get quotes from just a few known insurance companies. Also, local and regional insurers can provide lower insurance rates for the same services. Accurate insurance estimates. Online quotes can only be accurate if the customers provide accurate and real info about their car models and driving history. Lying about past driving incidents can make the price estimates to be lower, but when dealing with an insurance company lying to them is useless. Usually, insurance companies will do research about a potential customer before granting him coverage. Online quotes can be sorted easily. Although drivers are recommended to not choose a policy just based on its price, drivers can easily sort quotes by insurance price. Using brokerage websites will allow drivers to get quotes from multiple insurers, thus making the comparison faster and easier. For additional info, money-saving tips, and free car insurance quotes, visit https://compare-autoinsurance.Org/ Compare-autoinsurance.Org is an online provider of life, home, health, and auto insurance quotes. This website is unique because it does not simply stick to one kind of insurance provider, but brings the clients the best deals from many different online insurance carriers. In this way, clients have access to offers from multiple carriers all in one place: this website. On this site, customers have access to quotes for insurance plans from various agencies, such as local or nationwide agencies, brand names insurance companies, etc. "Online quotes can easily help drivers obtain better car insurance deals. All they have to do is to complete an online form with accurate and real info, then compare prices", said Russell Rabichev, Marketing Director of Internet Marketing Company. CONTACT: Company Name: Internet Marketing CompanyPerson for contact Name: Gurgu CPhone Number: (818) 359-3898Email: [email protected]: https://compare-autoinsurance.Org/ SOURCE: Compare-autoinsurance.Org View source version on accesswire.Com:https://www.Accesswire.Com/595055/What-Are-The-Main-Benefits-Of-Comparing-Car-Insurance-Quotes-Online View photos

ExBUlletin

to request, modification Contact us at Here or [email protected]