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2013 FIVB World Indoor Volleyball Grand Prix: Kazakhstan vs. Brazil

In 2013, the FIVB World Grand Prix will return to Japan for the first time in four years, which should please Olympic champions Brazil, who have won the tournament the last three times (2005, 2008, 2009) it has been played there.

2013 Speed Skating Short Track World Championships: Men’s 500m: Sakazume falls twice in the same race

Sakazume Ryosuke (JPN) fell once after Jean Olivier pushed him and fell a second time after the race was restarted without Olivier.

2012 Cross Country Skiing World Cup: KAZ wins in photo finish

Denis Volotka and Nikolay Chebotka (KAZ) were nowhere to be found for the first ten minutes of the race, miraculously appearing during the final lap, where they caught Russia 1 at the finish line.

Kimetto takes Tokyo record as Kenyans sweep podium

(Photo by The Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images) (Reuters) – Dennis Kimetto claimed his first marathon victory in only his second race over the distance when the Kenyan won the Tokyo Marathon in a race record time on Sunday. The 29-year-old finished in a time of two hours, six minutes and 50 seconds to smash […]

2014 ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Championships: Kuzin beats Davis

Paired up against Shani Davis, Denis Kuzin (KAZ) won with a time of 1:09.37. Kuzin now sits in 5th place in the overall standings.

Before Olympics, Russians urged to help prevent attacks

CREDIT: REUTERS/VASILY FEDOSENKO (Reuters) – Less than a month before the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russian investigators appealed to civilians on Tuesday to be more vigilant and help avert the threat of “terrorist” attacks. Insurgents who want to create an Islamist state in the North Caucasus mountains have threatened to attack the Games and suicide bombers killed at least […]

Russian Cossacks patrol Sochi Olympics

CREDIT: REUTERS/VASILY FEDOSENKO (Reuters) – Cossacks in their traditional lambswool hats and coats with epaulettes will be patrolling the Russian resort of Sochi for next month’s Winter Olympics. Russia has imposed a security clampdown in Sochi to try to ensure the safety of the Games which are a sworn target of Moscow’s most wanted man, […]

2014 Cross-Country Skiing World Cup: Tour de Ski: Poltoranin wins stage 4

Alexey Poltoranin (KAZ) won the men’s 15km Classic 34.28.1. Poltoranin made his move with about 3km left to go, passing up skiers Hannes Dotzler (GER) and Stanislav Volzhentsev to take the lead.

2013 Cross-Country Skiing World Cup: Asiago: Norway Team Interview

Norway’s Eldar Roenning and Ola Vigen Hattestad talks about their photo finish win over the Kazakhstan team in the Men’s Team Sprint event.

2013 Cross-Country Skiing World Cup: Asiago: Norway wins

Norway won the Men’s Team Sprint with a time of 24:47.40, just narrowly edging out the Kazakhstan team at the finish. Team Norway has finished inside the top 3 in all the races so far this season.

2013 Cross-Country Skiing World Cup: Lillehammer: Golberg wins

Paal Goldberg (NOR) hasn’t seen a podium in over two years and today he gets his first ever win, beating Alexey Poltoranin (KAZ) by 14.2 seconds.

Alex Dowsett wins Giro stage eight, Nibali leads

(Reuters) – New Giro d’Italia race leader Vincenzo Nibali took an important step towards possible victory on Saturday by limiting his losses to favourite Bradley Wiggins in a time trial won by Wiggins’s British compatriot Alex Dowsett. Movistar rider Dowsett had a three-hour wait before all the favourites had finished and he could be sure […]

2013 Vuelta a España: Teams invited by the Organization

The organization of the race announce the teams that have been selected to participate in the 2013 Vuelta a España that will take place from August 24th to September 15th and will begin in Vilanova de Arousa, Pontevedra (Rias Baixas) 2013 UCI ProTeams. AG2R La Mondiale (Fra) Astana Pro Team (Kaz) Blanco Pro Cycling (Ned) […]

2013 Speed Skating World Single Distance Championship: Men’s 1000m: Denis Kuzin wins title

Denis Kuzin (KAZ) surprised everyone by finishing with a winning time of 1:09.14. Although Kuzin is ranked 9th in the world, a win here gives him his first international podium.

2013 FIS Freestyle Skiing World Cup: Are: Women’s Dual Moguls: American Hannah Kearney wins

Hannah Kearney (USA) won the final heat with a score of 23 points over Yulia Galysheva (KAZ) who had 12 points. Kearney leads the overall standing with 1 race to go.

2013 ISU Figure Skating World Championship: Men’s Free Skate: Chan wins again

Despite some mistakes, Patrick Chan (CAN) successfully defends his world title, scoring five points lower than Denis Ten (KAZ) in the Free, but winning overall by 1.3 points.

Chan channels home support for record score

By Steve Keating LONDON, Ontario, March 13 (Reuters) – Canada’s Patrick Chan took full advantage of home ice to deliver a record-smashing short program and stake his claim for a third straight figure skating world championship crown on Wednesday. Chan had not performed like a world champion this season but looked every inch a gold […]

Kimetto takes Tokyo record as Kenyans sweep podium

Feb 24 (Reuters) – Dennis Kimetto claimed his first marathon victory in only his second race over the distance when the Kenyan won the Tokyo Marathon in a race record time on Sunday. The 29-year-old finished in a time of two hours, six minutes and 50 seconds to smash Swiss Viktor Rothlin’s 2008 record by […]

2013 FIS Cross Country World Cup: Davos: Men’s Sprints: Poltoranin Interview

Alexey Poltoranin (KAZ) talks about how excited he is to get his first win of the season

2013 FIS Cross Country World Cup: Davos: Mens’ Sprints: Poltoranin gets 1st win of the season

Alexey Poltoranin (KAZ) was the fastest man out of the gate and the first to finish. His final time was 3:25.66. Poltoranin was 28th in his previous sprint at Sochi.

FIS Nordic Combined World Cup: Almaty: HS140 & 10km Individual Gundersen (Day 2)

Located in a mountainous area of southern Kazakhstan close to the border to Kyryzstan, this former capital is one of the most important cities of the country.

Lochte and Franklin win again as Arena Austin Grand Prix concludes

Courtesy of AUSTIN, Texas – Ryan Lochte (Daytona Beach, Fla.) and Missy Franklin (Centennial, Colo.) finished the Arena Austin Grand Prix by adding another win to their collection over the three-day meet in Austin, Texas and the Joe and Jamail Texas Swimming Center. Lochte won the 200m medley in 2:00.98 beating out Tyler Clary […]

2013 FIS Cross Country World Cup: La Clusaz: Poltoranin wins

Alexey Poltoranin (KAZ) takes Alexander Bessmertnykh (RUS) at the line by just .1 second for the win.

Ryan Lochte, Missy Franklin and Tyler Clary headline Austin Grand Prix

Courtesy of COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Olympic gold medalists Ryan Lochte (Daytona Beach, Fla.), Missy Franklin (Centennial, Colo.) and Tyler Clary (Riverside, Calif.) headline the list of those competing at the Austin Grand Prix on January 18-20. The event, which will take place at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center, is the […]

Legkov dominates on Alpe Cermis to win Tour de Ski

Russia’s Alexander Legkov crosses the finish line to win the men’ FIS Tour de Ski 9km free final climb pursuit starting from the Lago di Tesero track to Cermis, in Val di Fiemme January 6, 2013. (REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo) Russia’s Alexander Legkov dominates on Alpe Cermis to win his first ever Tour de Ski. Defending Tour […]

2013 FIS Tour de Ski: Stage 6: Poltoranin wins

Alexey Poltoranin (KAZ) gets his second stage win by only .1 seconds, and now ranks 5th in the Tour. Meanwhile, Tour leader Petter Northug (NOR) cracks and drops to third with Dario Cologna (SUI).

2012 FIS Tour de Ski: Stage 5: Poltoranin wins

Alexey Poltoranin (KAZ) scored his first ever stage win by 8 seconds, and moved himself up to 6th in the Tour.

Yearender: Armstrong case sends shockwaves, Britain rules

By Julien Pretot PARIS, Dec 28 (Reuters) – The Lance Armstrong scandal left a huge gap in cycling’s record books and further tainted the sport in a year when Britain experienced Olympic bliss in the wake of Bradley Wiggins’ Tour de France title. Armstrong was banned for life and stripped of his record seven Tour […]

2012 FINA Short Course World Championships: Kaneda wins 200m Fly

After failing to make the finals at the London Olympics, Kazuya Kaneda (JPN) scores the win at 1:51.01 for the World title.

Lochte ends golden worlds with eight medal haul

Dec 16 (Reuters) – American swimmer Ryan Lochte ended his world short-course championships on a high in Istanbul on Sunday, when he took gold in the 4×100 meters medley and 100 meters individual medley to take his overall medal tally to eight. Lochte swam the free leg of the 4×100 medley and guided the Americans […]

UCI to investigate Vinokourov, Kolobnev race-fixing allegations

Alejandro Valverde (3rd) of Spain and Caisse D’Epargne shares a joke with race winner Alexandre Vinokourov (r) of Kazakhstan and Astana as they stand on the podium after the 96th Liège-Bastogne-Liège race on April 25, 2010 in Liege, Belgium. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images) By Julien Pretot PARIS, Nov 5 (Reuters) – The International Cycling […]

Contador returns to winning ways in Vuelta

Team Saxo Bank rider Alberto Contador of Spain crosses the finish line to win the 17th stage of the Tour of Spain “La Vuelta” cycling race between Santander and Fuente De, September 5, 2012. (REUTERS/Miguel Vidal) By Alasdair Fotheringham FUENTE DE, Spain, Sept 5 – A surprise attack netted Alberto Contador a stage win and […]

Bolt wins 200 in Lausanne, Blake sets personal best

Jamaica’s Usain Bolt (C) celebrates after winning ahead of his compatriot Warren Weir (R) and Netherlands’ Churandy Martina in the men’s 200m race during the Athletissima Diamond League meeting in Lausanne August 23, 2012. (REUTERS/Denis Balibouse) LAUSANNE, Aug 23 (Reuters) – Olympic champion Usain Bolt ran 19.58 seconds for victory in the 200 metres at […]

Valverde angry with Team Sky after Vuelta crash

By Alasdair Fotheringham VALDEZCARAY, Spain, Aug 21 (Reuters) – Alejandro Valverde accused Team Sky of a lack of respect on Tuesday after he crashed near the end of stage four to lose the overall lead in the Tour of Spain. The British team denied they had caused the crash which meant the Movistar rider finished […]

Clarke wins Vuelta stage, Rodríguez is new leader

Orica-GreenEdge Simon Clarke of Australia wins the fourth stage of the Tour of Spain “La Vuelta” cycling race between Barakaldo and Estacion de Valdezcaray August 21, 2012. (REUTERS/Felix Ordonez) VALDEZCARAY, Spain, Aug 21 (Reuters) – Australian Simon Clarke won stage four of the Tour of Spain on Tuesday while home rider Joaquim Rodriguez took over […]

Phinney still looking for medal to call his own

U.S. cyclist Tejay van Garderen, right, is flanked by Taylor Phinney as he waves before the the Men’s Road Cycling race at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, July 28, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena) By Steve Keating July 28 (Reuters) – As the pack flashed past Buckingham Palace and turned onto the finishing stretch […]

Vinokourov upsets British party in road race

Kazakhstan’s Alexandr Vinokourov celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the Men’s Road Cycling race at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, July 28, 2012, in London. Rigoberto Uran of Colombia took silver, with Alexander Kristoff of Norway claiming bronze. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena) By Julien Pretot LONDON, July 28 (Reuters) – Old school cycling […]

Iglinskiy snatches unexpected victory in Liege

Astana Pro Team rider Maxim Iglinskiy of Kazakhstan celebrates on the podium after winning the Liege-Bastogne-Liege Classic cycling race in Ans near in Liege April 22, 2012. Iglinskiy of Kazakhstan won the race ahead of Liquigas rider Vincenzo Nibali of Italy and Astana’s Pro Team rider Enrico Gasparotto of Italy who finished third. (REUTERS/Francois Lenoir) […]

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