Adventure Race Croatia – Swedish team USWE ADVENTURE is the winner of the most prestigious and demanding Croatian adventure race, which is also a World Cup qualifier. In the 73 hours it took them to win the race, they slept a total of an hour and a half! [Read more…]
Team New Zealand launches new boat in Auckland ahead of America’s Cup 2021. The countdown to Amercia’s Cup 2021 is on as Team New Zealand unveils the new boat design. [Read more…]
Lausanne, Switzerland – The Olympic City began to warm up in more ways than one as the Junior men took to the pontoon on the edge of Lake Geneva for Friday’s 2019 World Championships, and it would be Portugal’s Ricardo Batista who took the honours thanks to a lightening-fast run, holding off the challenge of Lorcan Redmond (AUS) in second, Spain’s Sergio Baxter Cabrera finishing with the bronze. [Read more…]
Slovakia – Marko Anttila and the Finnish World Ice Hockey Champions 2019. The recent World Ice Hockey Championships 2019 was a remarkable time in sporting history for myself. Finland sent a team, not considered good enough, to Slovakia for the tournament that was from 10 to 26 May 2019.
Doping in Sport – On the 27th February 2019, raids were conducted in both Austria and Germany in relation to “a doping network operating worldwide”. At the time the Nordic skiing world championships were taking place at the Austrian town of Seefeld. [Read more…]
Iconic Yas Marina saw 22 countries line up for the Deman WTS Abu Dhabi Mixed Relay on Saturday, the 2018 World Champions France among the pre-race favourites along with a new-look Australian line up and ever-present Americans. [Read more…]
Ethiopia’s Yomif Kejelcha smashed the world indoor record* for the mile, clocking 3:47.01 at the Bruce Lehane Invitational in Boston, Massachusetts, on Sunday (3). [Read more…]
LUSAKA, Zambia, February 1, 2019 – The year 2019 has started on a good note for the Zambia Rugby Union (ZRU) (www.ZRU.rugby) as it introduces a MAGAZINE, Twitter handle and a WEBSITE for the first time ever in its history.
Valencia, Spain – Kenya’s Abraham Kiptum broke the men’s world record* at the Medio Maratón de Valencia Trinidad Alfonso on Sunday (28), clocking 58:18 at the IAAF Gold Label road race to take five seconds off the mark set by Eritrea’s Zersenay Tadese in 2010. [Read more…]
It’s been a little while since we checked in on pro tennis, but the weeks immediately following the U.S. Open seem like the best time to do it. While there’s plenty of tennis that happens after the U.S. Open, including the year-end championships for both the WTA and the ATP, the Open signifies the end of the most popular portion of the tennis season, and essentially launches the beginning of the end of the calendar. It’s in this time period – between the Open wrapping up in early September and the season resuming at full speed in January – that we tend to stop and take stock of the sport. [Read more…]