Sunday, 23 July 2017

Sofia Starikov

Israeli Volleyball/Beach Volleyball player

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Name: Sofia Starikov
Nationality: Israeli
Date of Birth: 01 June 1994
Place of Birth: not known

Sport: Volleyball / Beach Voleyball
Height: 1m84cm (6'0)

Club: Maccabi Haifa
Position: Opposite

Primarily a Volleyball player but recently branching out into the Beach format of the game, Sofia is also a model. The 22 year old plays for Israeli champions Maccabi Haifa. In Beach Volleyball she has started partnering Yael Yellin and as yet have only entered two contests with no success. She also represents Israel at Volleyball, playing in European Championships in 2016

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Saturday, 22 July 2017

CiCi Bellis

American teen Tennis player

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Name: CiCi Bellis
Nationality: American
Date of Birth: 08 April 1999
Place of Birth: San Franciso, California, USA
Sport: Tennis
Height: 1m70cm (5'6)
Ranking: 40 (03/07/2017)

American teen tennis player CiCi Bellis is a player fast rising up the standing, and is surely set for a career at the top. She has reached the third round in Grand Slams already in her career, in the French Open and the US Open. She has career earnings already approaching $1million and is not far from being amongst the seeds in Grand Slams. She has 6 ITF titles to her name

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Monday, 17 July 2017

Glodis Perla Viggosdottir

Icelandic Football/Soccer player

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Name: Glodis Perla Viggosdottir
Nationality:  Iceland
Date of Birth: 27 June 1995
Place of Birth: Iceland
Sport: Football
Height: 1m72cm (5'8)
Position : Defence

Club: Fc Rosengard

22 year old Glodis is and Icelandic international footballer, who plays her club football in Sweden for FC Rosengard. Her career has taken her to Denmark as well as Sweden and Iceland, She has a number of caps for Iceland and is presently in their European Championships squad. She has just joined Rosengard, an extremly successful Swedish side. 

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Paula Findlay

Canadian Triathlete

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Name: Paula Findlay
Nationality: Canada
Date of Birth: 26 May 1989
Place of Birth: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Sport: Triathlon
Height: 1m70cm (5'7)

Paula is a Canadian Triathlete. In 2010 and 2011 she won many medals at World Championship level, but going into the 2012 Olympics she was carrying an injury and Irony Defiency so was unable to compete as well as she might, finishing 52nd. She was left out of the 2016 Rio Olympics squad

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Hilary Knight

American Ice Hockey player

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Name: Hilary Knight
Nationality: American
Date of Birth: 12 July 1989
Place of Birth: Palo Alto, California, USA
Sport: Ice Hockey
Height: 1m80cm (5'11)
Position : Forward
Club: Boston Pride

Hilary is a Forward for both NWHL side Boston pride and the national US side. A California native, she has played her hockey outside her home state, at College for Wisconsin Badgers and for Boston Pride. She has two Silver Medals from Olympics in 2010 and 2014, but has seven World Championship Golds to her name. she appeared in the 2014 ESPN Body Issue, posing naked.

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Sunday, 16 July 2017

Shelina Zadorksy

Canadian Soccer Player

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Name: Shelina Zadorksy
Nationality:  Canada
Date of Birth: 24 October 1992
Place of Birth: London, Ontario, Canada
Sport: Football/Soccer
Height: 1m73cm (5'8)
Position : Defence

Club: Washington Spirit

Defender Shelina is the latest in a steady stream of Canadian soccer players to be featured on this site. The 24 year old pays in the USA for Washington Spirit, but has also played overseas in Australia for Perth Glory, and a stint in Sweden for Vittsjo. She is a Canadian international who won Bronze at the 2016 Olympics.

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