IN PICS: Five worst facial hair on athletes

Sport360 staff 31/03/2017

Sportsmen with strong beard game have always captured the imagination of fans, so it’s no surprise that more and more athletes try to go for that look.

The Indian cricket team, for example, seems to have a beard requirement for selection at the moment, with just about everyone in recent squads sporting a great deal of facial hair.

In terms of pulling it off, though, it’s easier said than done.

Here are the five worst examples of facial hair among modern sports stars.

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Your TV guide to sport this weekend

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THURSDAY, MARCH 30

Miami Open

ATP/WTA, From 19:00, beIN Sports

Women’s semifinals are on the schedule.

West Indies v Pakistan

20:30, Second T20I, Ten Cricket

The world champions trail the fourmatch series 1-0.

Premier League Darts

22:00, OSN Sports

League leader Michael Van Gerwen takes on Dave Chisnall.

 

Michael van Gerwen.

Michael van Gerwen.

 FRIDAY, MARCH 31

Miami Open

ATP/WTA, From 19:00, beIN Sports

The quest for glory continues Nadal and Co.

Leeds v Wigan

23:00, Super  League, OSN Sports

Warriors face a stern against their rivals at Headingley Stadium.

Rafa Nadal.

Rafa Nadal.

SATURDAY, APRIL 1

West Indies v Pakistan

20:30, Third T20I, Ten Cricket

The Port of Spain stages another game.

Liverpool v Everton

15:30, Premier League, beIN Sports

Bragging rights at stake in this intriguing Merseyside derby.

Miami Open

ATP/WTA, From 19:00, beIN Sports

The women’s title is up for grabs.

Carolina Wozniacki will face Joanna Konta.

Carolina Wozniacki will face Johanna Konta in the final.

SUNDAY, APRIL 2

Arsenal v Manchester City

19:00, Premier League, beIN Sports

Pep Guardiola’s men can pile more misery on the misfiring Gunners with a victory.

West Indies v Pakistan

20:30, Fourth T20I, Ten Cricket

It’s the second of back-to-back games for the two sides.

Miami Open

ATP/WTA, From 19:00, beIN Sports

The tournament comes to an end with the men’s final

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InnerFight Podcast: How to perform better in the 2018 CrossFit Open

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The CrossFit Open is a global competition open to crossfitters around the world.

It comprises of five workouts over five weeks and starts with, for example, 18.1 – identified by their year in which it takes place and workout order.

Every Thursday, a new workout is released and athletes have the chance to compete against each other and rate their scores.

The competition then extends to regional and global events in the United States.

Find detailed information on the Games here.

Plenty of Dubai-based CrossFit athletes have competed in the 2017 edition of the event and InnerFight’s Phil Hesketh gives you some top tips so you’re ready to perform even better in 2018.

In this podcast, the team discuss the following topics:

1. Figure out where you are at

2. Master the basic movements

3. Do the boring stuff

4. Know that it takes time

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