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Where a fan 10 years ago had a coin-flip chance of attending a fracas, the modern-day one has less than a 17 percent chance of watching athletes drop the mitts.

Ash, who often interacts and streams with fans on social media, has seen the number of esports athletes increase both in Pakistan and globally.

From Ozy

Neck gaiters, buffs—whatever you call them, the jersey-type loops of fabric that can be worn around the neck and over the face and nose—have been a favorite of athletes during the Covid-19 pandemic.

From Quartz

Effectively, the ruling meant that clubs and teams in EU countries could sign players from nations that have free trade agreements with the bloc, without treating them as overseas athletes.

From Ozy

At the university level, students have more power as paying customers — and athletes in particular as revenue generators.

From Ozy

Nowhere to be found is the anguish, the drama, the pain of an athlete on that level who considering walking away.

In 87 Bounces, a lone athlete shoots an airball that goes on a journey through some of the most memorable films in cinema history.

But I guess you have to regard him as a great athlete who never grew up.

But I think that the more important question is will I see a benefit as an athlete?

What if I were a kid who looked up to an athlete, and that athlete made me want to do better in my own life, and then he left?

Sometimes this cup was won by a middle-aged man, sometimes by a girl, and sometimes by a trained athlete.

More than ordinarily tall, she was shaped like a Juno, and moved with all the grace and freedom of an athlete.

Suddenly the man, with the strength and ease of an athlete, sprang lightly out on to the roof.

His blue flannel suit hung loose on his shoulders and chest, his athlete's limbs.

Mr. Norcross stands six feet two in his socks, and I've heard that he was the best all-around athlete in his college bunch.


On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to athlete, such as: animal, competitor, contestant, jock, player, and professional.

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