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Review: Best Places to Snorkel in Sydney

Summer is finally here at last! You know what that means? It’s time to spend endless days at the beach and work on your tan. For those you who love the water, then there’s lots you can do like swimming, surfing or kayaking. We are blessed that Sydney is covered …

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Will There Ever Be Another “Invincible” Season?

It takes great mental strength and a bit of luck to win the English Premier League, let alone go undefeated for all 38 games. It’s a feat that only two English sides have achieved, with the Arsenal squad of 2003/04 being the most recent to etch their names into folklore, …

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It’s All in Your Mind

When I was in high school, I was plagued with serious Acne on my face and body just like any other teenager. After going through countless medications and climbing up the ladder of seriousness I was left with the final option, Roacutane. Roacutane is a very serious acne medication that …

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PHIL’ Spotlight

The Fun-A-Thon is a 24-hour endurance event that will arrive 13-14 Oct, with 100 participants from 10 diverse teams moving and grooving at different stations. Think bubble soccer and running on treadmills while blowing bubbles The best part? All money raised goes to the Sydney Children’s Hospital for Music and …

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Consistency Will Be Liverpool’s Biggest Challenge This Season

Coming off an incredible victory over reigning champions Leicester City and a demolition of Hull, Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp will be hoping his side can continue their strong start to the Premier League season and begin to build momentum heading into Christmas. The Reds began the season with what initially …

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Grading The Best Premier League Transfer Window Deals

The English Premier League is back in full swing after an ill-timed international break. The coming weeks will likely weed out the pretenders (read: Hull City)  from the real title contenders. While Manchester City have gotten off to a flying start, Antonio Conte’s Chelsea aren’t too far behind with Eden …

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Diets We Love ;)

Fighting an uphill battle with genetics? Craving that #goals summer body that will inspire a parade of meaningless hook-ups to come your way? Say no more. Here are some sure-fire and entirely unapproved diets that will having you dropping kilos fast. The Vegan Diet Consume only plants and steer clear …

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Interview: A Chat With UNSW Ultimate Frisbee

UNSW’S Ultimate Frisbee Club has come a long way since their genesis, expanding to become one of the biggest university Frisbee clubs in Australia! Last week Blitz got the opportunity to chat with a couple of Ultimate throwers about their recent victories abroad, their adventures in Asia and what being …

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Award Predictions For The 2016/17 NBA Season

With the Olympics Games finally done and dusted, basketball fans now have to endure an excruciating two-month wait until the start of the new NBA season at the end of October. Kevin Durant’s shocking departure from the Oklahoma City Thunder to Golden State has drastically changed the NBA landscape. The signing almost …

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Should Chess Be An Olympic Sport?

The 2016 Summer Olympics are finally under wrap. But with every end comes a new beginning, and plans for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo are already underway. Chess and Bridge are among 26 sports that have applied for inclusion in the next Olympics. Yep that’s right. Imagine the slow gentle hum …

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The stadiums in Brazil still need to be finished

The 2016 Olympics Are Already a Disaster

With the 2016 Rio de Janiero Olympics just around the corner, the build-up to the biggest sporting event on Earth has been less than impressive. The words chaotic and unprepared are far more appropriate. Reports from just last week highlight that the conditions in the Olympic Village are essentially ‘unlivable’ …

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The Finals Was a Victory for Old School Basketball

Somewhere, for the finals Charles Barkley is yelling into a phone “I TOLD YOU THAT JUMP SHOOTING TEAMS CAN’T WIN THE CHAMPIONSHIP!”. Hey, maybe he was right. Maybe the newest way isn’t the best. Monday’s game serves as a reminder that the old school, drive to the rim, dominate the …

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The Shire – God’s Country After All?

The Cronulla Sharks have gone fifty years without winning a Premiership. Now, a clever article might list the historic things that have happened since such a feat has been achieved. Unfortunately though, as history would have it, such a feat has never been achieved. No, not me having never written …

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Review: Oscar Wylee Blue Light Protective Lenses

Blue light is the stuff your mum mentions when your staring at your phone or computer just before bed time. “It disturbs your sleep, all that light is not good for you at bed time”. As per usual with motherly advice, it generally tends to go out the window. But …

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Why the Hayne Plane is Authorised for Takeoff

He was the best player in the world. The Dally M Medallist, State of Origin player of the series, World Cup champion and Holden Kangaroos player’s player. At season’s end, he gives it all up. He wants to chase his dream of playing American Football in the States. So he …

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State of Origin Picks

Rivalry is in the air, the debates are starting, and every time it’s brought up, NSW residents change the subject to avoid hearing the numbers ’52’ and ‘6’ again. It’s Origin time. And although I would much rather discuss something more timely, like the Europa League final or City’s chances …

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College Athlete Loses Millions For Smoking

In a society where illicit drug use alongside professional competition is widely condemned, recent National Footall League (NFL) draftee Laremy Tunsil has felt the wrath of this truth. Last Thursday, Laremy Tunsil, 21, was drafted in America’s NFL with the 13th overall pick by the Miami Dolphins team in the …

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Jamie Lyon’s Last Roar

So, Leicester City only have to beat United this Sunday evening to take out their first top-flight league title. This is a team who was playing the Championship not three years ago. The Western Sydney Wanderers have booked their third Grand Final in their short four-year history and are hoping …

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A Dropkick’s Guide To: The UNSW Boxing Club

Mike Tyson, Muhammad Ali, Joe Fraser, iconic sportsmen one and all but something else these men all have in common: brain damage. And with that in mind, welcome to the Dropkick’s Guide on the glorious art of Boxing. With such mind-games typically only witnessed in the high-stakes world of chess, boxing …

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Vegan Chronicles: Vegan Pub Snacks Sorted

Tofu sushi (Image: breakfastdramaqueen.com) Even if you have the coordination of a baby giraffe, making vegan sushi is easy. All you’ll need is; sheets of seaweed sliced veggies of your choice (recommendations: carrot, cucumber, avocados and flavoured tofu) sushi seasoning/ vinegar sushi rice Boil rice, cut veggies, roll up ingredients. …

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A Dropkick’s Guide To: Japanese Professional Wrestling

WRESTLEMANIA, the show of the immortals, wrestling’s Superbowl, an event this past Monday which hosted over 100,00 rampant fans live while millions watched at home. Yeah, it is overrated. But you know what is actually cool? Something that will knock your non-existent socks off whilst you lie in bed in …

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First Month of NRL: Who Needs to Step Up

So that concludes the first month of the NRL season and if there’s anything we can say, it’s been a frantic four weeks of footy. While the table may not show it, the competition so far has been one of the most even first group of rounds in recent memory. …

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A Dropkick’s Guide To: American College Basketball

Ladies and gentlemen, now introducing to you an internationally televised, heavily sponsored, billion-dollar industry comprised exclusively of unpaid amateurs; in other words, College Basketball. In a faraway land known as the United States – where elections are vaguely interesting and extremely worrying – there comes a basketball tournament where students …

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