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IOC selects Tokyo as host of 2020 Summer Olympic Games.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today awarded the Games of the XXXII Olympiad in 2020 to Tokyo, which was chosen over fellow Candidate Cities Istanbul and Madrid after two rounds of voting during the 125th IOC Session in Buenos Aires. Tokyo received 60 votes to Istanbul’s 36 in the final round, with Madrid having been [...]

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2013 Alpentour Trophy

The 2013 Alpentour Trophy promises an exciting battle between the mountainbike specialists and some of the best Cyclo-cross pro riders. Cyclo-cross can be compared to cross-country mountainbiking, but is shorter and of course the bikes are completely different. UCI World Cyclo-cross champion Sven Nijs already showed his skills in the Olympic MTB cross country race [...]

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19th Crocodile Trophy 2013 in Australia

  The hardest and most adventurous mountainbike stage race in the world All 2012 participants and mountain bike fans agreed that “the 18th edition of the Crocodile Trophy was the best ever.” The Czech racer Ivan Rybarik won the elite men’s category and the worldclass triathlete Kate Major from Australia claimed the women’s title. The [...]

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Le Tour 100 : 100% French

From 29th June to 21st July 2013, the hundredth edition of the Tour de France will take the riders, support staff, spectators and viewers on a 3,360-km route that will remain exclusively within France’s borders. After a first stay in Corsica, the Big Loop will visit the country’s wonders and will providing the climbers in [...]

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X-Poros

Press Release . The legendary X-Poros race will be held again this year after a one year’s pause. The island of Poros is expecting you  on Saturday September 22nd for the classic rugged trail of the Saronic Gulf. There are no significant changes in the formulation and the main event constitued of 2K swim, 10K [...]

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Tour de France 2012

The 2012 Tour de France route, revealed this morning in Paris’ Palais des Congrès, casts the spotlight on the potential of intermediate mountain ranges. Christian Prudhomme has turned to novelty and to the cyclists’ fighting spirit to keep the race for the Yellow Jersey open for as long as possible. Place and date: Liège, Saturday, [...]

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IOC Athletes’ Forum ends with calls for tough action on doping and tighter control of entourages

The 5th International Athletes’ Forum ended in Colorado Springs with a series of strong recommendations for the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to take action in a number of areas affecting athletes. In the presence of the IOC President Jacques Rogge, eight separate working groups made a series of recommendations. Athletes’ representatives reported back to the [...]

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