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The Moment is coming

Glasgow and Berlin will co-host the inaugural European Championships in August 2018, bringing together the existing championships of seven of Europe’s leading sports into one coordinated, exciting multi-sport event. Aquatics, cycling, gymnastics, golf, rowing and triathlon will be held in Scotland, with the German capital hosting the athletics. The 2018 European Championships Board has finalised [...]

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Peter Sagan crowned UCI WorldTour number one

After an already outstanding season, including 13 wins, 10 of which came in WorldTour classed races, Peter Sagan has cemented his spot as the UCI WorldTour number one ranked rider. Having an almost unsurmountable lead going into the final WorldTour race of the season, the title was confirmed after Saturday’s Il Lombardia. The accolade is [...]

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The olympic games are more than win

FAIR PLAY AWARDS RECOGNISE TRUE OLYMPIC CHAMPIONS IN SPORTSMANSHIP THE OLYMPIC GAMES ARE ABOUT MORE THAN THE WIN, THE MEDALS OR THE RECORD-SETTING PERFORMANCES.  AT THEIR CORE, THE GAMES ARE ABOUT THE OLYMPIC VALUES OF EXCELLENCE, FRIENDSHIP AND RESPECT. THEY ARE ABOUT FAIR PLAY AND HUMAN SPIRIT. Nobody has epitomised these values more at the Olympic Games [...]

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Athletics Coach Dr George Skafidas Receives Lifetime Ban from All Sport

UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) today confirmed that a former athletics coach Dr George Skafidas, has received a lifetime ban from all sport following nine Anti-Doping Rule Violations. Skafidas previously was a UK Athletics licensed coach and ran a training group for young athletes at the Princess Royal Sports Arena in Lincolnshire. The nine violations related to his [...]

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Schinias Olympic Rowing Center : Cycling Course Profile.

  After 2004 there are many cycling TT and Triathlon non drafting races that are organized at the 2004 Olympic Rowing Center. There is a 5kms asphalt road next to the rowing FOP (Field of Play). We will try to describe brifley the main characteristics of this cycling course: Windy It’s extremely windy location with the [...]

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British rider Ben Swift has signed a new two-year contract with Team Sky

British rider Ben Swift has signed a new two-year contract with Team Sky, keeping him with the team until the end of 2016.   The 26-year-old Yorkshireman has been a valued member of Team Sky since they began in 2010, achieving 11 victories and racing in five Grand Tours over that period.   Swift made [...]

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Jens Voigt sets new Hour Record

Jens Voigt has put the Hour Record back into the headlines Thursday evening in Grenchen, Switzerland in front of over 1600 fans at the Velodrome Suisse, setting a new record distance of 51.110 kms to break the 2005 benchmark of 49.700 kms set in 2005 set by Ondrej Sosenka. Jens Voigt was ahead of his [...]

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IAAF the first international sports federation to launch anti-doping app

IAAF the first international sports federation to launch anti-doping app   Monaco – The IAAF has launched a web app telling athletes what they need to know about all aspects of the IAAF’s anti-doping programme. The IAAF is the first international sports federation to launch a standalone app with detailed anti-doping information. It is free [...]

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Saxo Bank wants to continue partnership.

Lars Seier Christensen, CEO of Saxo Bank, and team owner Oleg Tinkov met the press on top of Hautacam arm in arm after Rafal Majka had secured his mountain jersey. Saxo Bank passed on the main sponsorship title to Tinkoff Credit System for this season but both men wish to continue the collaboration. Lars Seier [...]

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Cobblestone drama

Arenberg, 9th of July – 2014 Today’s 155 kilometer long fifth stage of Tour de France was beforehand one of the most discussed stages in years due to the cobblestone sections we know from Paris-Roubaix. But more importantly, it was the combination of cobbles and dreadful weather in form of heavy rain and fierce wind that [...]

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Medical update on Andy Schleck

Andy Schleck has successfully undergone surgery in the Crossklinik in Basel, Switzerland. An MRI scan prior to the operation provided pictures of the right knee allowing the doctors to confirm the diagnosis of the team doctor. Andy Schleck’s knee is severely damaged: there are partial ruptures in the collateral and cruciate ligaments, the meniscus is [...]

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Corinne Abraham European Champion in Ironman Frankfurt Germany.

Corinne Abraham European Champion in Ironman Frankfurt Germany; Ronnie Schildknecht 4th   Corinne Abraham of the Uplace-BMC Pro Triathlon Team has won today’s Ironman Germany, which is also the European Championship. It is her second full Ironman victory after her last year’s win in Melbourne. Clocking in at 08:52:40, Corinne Abraham edged out comfortably Liz [...]

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