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EATING THE ELEPHANT: ELITE ATHLETES MANAGING TARGETS

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EATING THE ELEPHANT: ELITE ATHLETES MANAGING TARGETS

For athletes that need to chase down massive targets, such as scoring over 100 runs in a Test cricket match, or completing an ultramarathon, knowing how to manage the process is vital for success. When an athlete breaks the target into smaller goals, and treats those smaller goals as primary objectives, the overall target seems less daunting. Hashim Amla, South African's Test cricket captain, and Caroline Wöstmann, winner of the 2015 Comrades Marathon as well as the 2015 Two Oceans Marathon, spoke to CONQA Sport about how they, in their own unique way, manage targets.

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BATTING FOR THE OTHER TEAM: AMERICA'S PLAN TO TAKE ON WORLD CRICKET

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BATTING FOR THE OTHER TEAM: AMERICA'S PLAN TO TAKE ON WORLD CRICKET

Baseball is America's pastime while cricket represents English culture and global influence. They are two sports that encapsulate the ideologies of two great nations. Separated by geography, culture, and attitude, the two sports share a history that spans hundreds of years. With minor league baseball players struggling to carve out a career on the diamond, Julien Fountain, an Englishman with experience in both sports, is hoping to offer an alternative on the oval. Switch Hit 20 is aiming to change the face of world cricket by building a bridge for minor league players to become big hitters in cricket.  

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