Monday, June 12, 2006

Soccer craze

It seems to be on everyone's mind these days, the one sport that brings humanity together, soccer (aka football). Nature has jumped on the bandwagon with a special edition on football. Of particular interest this study indicating that sex before a big game does not hamper performance, it's safe to assume the same goes for dragon-boating. "The one thing everyone agrees on is that athletes shouldn't lie awake fretting about sex or the lack of it. Male or female, the one thing they all need the night before a big game is a good night's rest. As Casey Stengel, former manager of baseball's New York Yankees once said: "It's not the sex that wrecks these guys; it's staying up all night looking for it."