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synonyms for athlete

  • animal
  • competitor
  • contestant
  • jock
  • player
  • professional
  • sport
  • amateur
  • challenger
  • contender
  • gorilla
  • jockey
  • games player
  • iron person
  • muscle person
  • sportsperson
  • superjock
See also synonyms for: athletes
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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.
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Ash, who often interacts and streams with fans on social media, has seen the number of esports athletes increase both in Pakistan and globally.
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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.
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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.
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At the university level, students have more power as paying customers — and athletes in particular as revenue generators.
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Creating this value-driven content allows them to rank for many trending 2020 searches such as “at-home workout” as well as various trending athletes and celebrities.
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For athletes who ramped themselves into peak form for spring and summer marathons, there are a few options other than scaling back their training plans.
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The colors of this “lab on the skin” tell athletes which electrolytes they should replenish.
SWEAT TECH ALERTS ATHLETES WHEN TO REHYDRATE — AND WITH WHATSILKE SCHMIDTMAY 21, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Then, over the season, they score points based on how those athletes performed for their actual teams.
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Right before the 2008 Beijing Olympics, Evans reached out to theWorld Anti-Doping Agency, or WADA, about the potential for athlete abuse, and he eventually helped develop a test for it.
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WORDS RELATED TO ATHLETE

  • aerialist
  • artist
  • athlete
  • balancer
  • clown
  • contortionist
  • dancer
  • funambulist
  • gymnast
  • performer
  • stunt person
  • trapezist
  • tumbler
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