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[22 Jan 2011 | No Comment | 4,414 views]
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Exploring ways to improve: Julie Zovilé’s solution to combine academics with athletics
The ‘Sportlyçée’ opened its doors four years ago and already last summer, the first official Luxembourgish high school student athletes graduated. Jo and Lynn Schreiner from Etzella Ettelbruck were part of the first generation of Sportlyçée graduates. AB Contern’s Julie Zovilé on the other hand still has her final exams ahead of her. She joined the community of the ‘Sportlycée’ in 2008, after having spent her four first high school years at the ‘Athénee de Luxembourg’.
By switching schools she …

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[29 Dec 2010 | No Comment | 3,289 views]
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A girl’s fight to get (back) on the court : Noémie Marcus
Athletes have to deal every now and then with injuries, but most of us are fortunate and only have to recover from a sprained ankle or some bruises. However, there are also more unfortunate sportspeople who have to face possible career-threatening injuries. Noémie Marcus is one of the very unlucky ones who have to cope with a long-term knee injury, now even for the second time. Why does she undergo all this pain of recovering and being ready for …

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[2 Dec 2010 | No Comment | 2,552 views]
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Why is the average age of a women’s team in the Diekirch League only 22 years?
The average age of a men’s team in the DL lies around 24,5 years while the women are on average 2,5 years younger. What is the reason of that difference?
First of all, there are many women players that stop playing after graduating from high school because they leave the country to study abroad. There are also a lot of men players studying at universities but contrary to many women they choose higher education paths …

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[15 Nov 2010 | No Comment | 3,811 views]
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Has women’s basketball in Luxembourg become nothing more than a support act for men’s basketball?
Would any senior men player in Luxembourg agree to pay for his own uniform? Or would any club deny his promoted men’s team a professional foreign player if every other team in the league has one? Most probably not. Well, some senior women teams in Luxembourg had in the past to deal with such issues and they followed the rules that were imposed on them.
Is nobody no longer interested in women’s basketball or why else is …