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Poland’s Wlodarczyk sets women’s hammer world record

(Reuters) – Poland’s European hammer champion Anita Wlodarczyk set a world record of 79.58 metres at the ISTAF meeting in Berlin’s Olympic stadium on Sunday. The London 2012 Olympics silver medallist improved the world record by 16 centimetres from the 79.42 set by Germany’s Betty Heidler in 2011. Heidler finished second on Sunday. “A standing […]

2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Grand Slam: Stare Jablonki, Poland: Men’s Bronze & Gold

The FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour is in Poland this week – on the site of last year’s massive US$1,000,000 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships – for the very popular double-gender US$800,000 FIVB Stare Jablonki Grand Slam, which will take place on the spacious and picturesque grounds of the pristine Hotel Anders.

2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Grand Slam: Stare Jablonki, Poland: Women’s Bronze & Gold

The FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour is in Poland this week – on the site of last year’s massive US$1,000,000 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships – for the very popular double-gender US$800,000 FIVB Stare Jablonki Grand Slam, which will take place on the spacious and picturesque grounds of the pristine Hotel Anders.

2014 Youth Olympics: USA vs Poland Beach Volleyball

In pool play of Men’s Beach Volleyball, Poland’s Kmiecik and Macura defeats Americans Defalco and Richard in straights sets, 21-19 and 21-14.

2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Koszalin, Poland: Belgium vs. Netherlands

The 2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix line-ups of 28 teams for the Intercontinental Round have been released prior to the kick off on July 25. Eight more teams were added to the roster of the best women’s teams in the world this year from the 20 teams in 2013, bracing for the biggest ever assembly of teams in the premier annual women’s tournament.

2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Koszalin, Poland: Poland vs. Puerto Rico

The 2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix line-ups of 28 teams for the Intercontinental Round have been released prior to the kick off on July 25. Eight more teams were added to the roster of the best women’s teams in the world this year from the 20 teams in 2013, bracing for the biggest ever assembly of teams in the premier annual women’s tournament.

2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Koszalin, Poland: Netherlands vs. Puerto Rico

The 2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix line-ups of 28 teams for the Intercontinental Round have been released prior to the kick off on July 25. Eight more teams were added to the roster of the best women’s teams in the world this year from the 20 teams in 2013, bracing for the biggest ever assembly of teams in the premier annual women’s tournament.

2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Koszalin, Poland: Poland vs. Belgium

The 2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix line-ups of 28 teams for the Intercontinental Round have been released prior to the kick off on July 25. Eight more teams were added to the roster of the best women’s teams in the world this year from the 20 teams in 2013, bracing for the biggest ever assembly of teams in the premier annual women’s tournament.

2014 IAAF World Indoor Championships: Sopot, Poland: Day 3: Evening Session

With no global outdoor championship this year, this is the most important event on the 2014 athletics calendar.

2014 IAAF World Indoor Championships: Sopot, Poland: Day 3: Evening Session (Mobile)

With no global outdoor championship this year, this is the most important event on the 2014 athletics calendar.

2014 IAAF World Indoor Championships: Sopot, Poland: Day 2: Evening Session

With no global outdoor championship this year, this is the most important event on the 2014 athletics calendar.

2014 IAAF World Indoor Championships: Sopot, Poland: Day 2: Evening Session (Mobile)

With no global outdoor championship this year, this is the most important event on the 2014 athletics calendar.

2014 IAAF World Indoor Championships: Sopot, Poland: Day 2: Morning Session (Mobile)

With no global outdoor championship this year, this is the most important event on the 2014 athletics calendar.

2014 IAAF World Indoor Championships: Sopot, Poland: Day 2: Morning Session

With no global outdoor championship this year, this is the most important event on the 2014 athletics calendar.

2014 IAAF World Indoor Championships: Sopot, Poland: Day 1: Evening Session (Mobile)

With no global outdoor championship this year, this is the most important event on the 2014 athletics calendar. The IAAF World Indoor Championships are the first of the five 2014 IAAF World Athletics Series events, and this year also sees the inaugural edition of the IAAF World Relays.

2014 IAAF World Indoor Championships: Sopot, Poland: Day 1: Evening Session

With no global outdoor championship this year, this is the most important event on the 2014 athletics calendar. The IAAF World Indoor Championships are the first of the five 2014 IAAF World Athletics Series events, and this year also sees the inaugural edition of the IAAF World Relays.

2014 IAAF World Indoor Championships: Sopot, Poland: Day 1: Morning Session (Mobile)

With no global outdoor championship this year, this is the most important event on the 2014 athletics calendar. The IAAF World Indoor Championships are the first of the five 2014 IAAF World Athletics Series events, and this year also sees the inaugural edition of the IAAF World Relays.

2014 IAAF World Indoor Championships: Sopot, Poland: Day 1: Morning Session

With no global outdoor championship this year, this is the most important event on the 2014 athletics calendar. The IAAF World Indoor Championships are the first of the five 2014 IAAF World Athletics Series events, and this year also sees the inaugural edition of the IAAF World Relays.

2014 FIS Ski Jumping World Cup: Zakopane, Poland: HS134

This event is part of the individual World Cup itinerary for the second time, after the first edition in January 2013. Last year, Anders Bardal (NOR) won, with Richard Freitag (GER) claiming silver and Rune Velta (NOR) bronze.

2014 FIS Cross Country World Cup: Szklarska Poreba, Poland: Men’s 15km C Mst & Ladies 10km C Mst

The best of the best cross country skiers, such as Justyna Kowalczyk, Therese Johaug, Charlotte Kalla and others, come together in Szklarska Poreba (Poland) for the 2014 FIS Cross Country World Cup.

2014 FIS Ski Jumping World Cup: Zakopane, Poland: Team HS134

This event is part of the individual World Cup itinerary for the second time, after the first edition in January 2013. Last year, Anders Bardal (NOR) won, with Richard Freitag (GER) claiming silver and Rune Velta (NOR) bronze.

2014 FIS Cross Country World Cup: Szklarska Poreba, Poland: Men’s & Women’s Sprint F

The best of the best cross country skiers, such as Justyna Kowalczyk, Therese Johaug, Charlotte Kalla and others, come together in Szklarska Poreba (Poland) for the 2014 FIS Cross Country World Cup.

2014 FIS Ski Jumping World Cup: Wisla, Poland: HS134

In 1933 the first wooden ski jumping hill was constructed at Malinka, and allowed jumps on more than 40 meters. The first modernization of the jumping facility took place in 1954.

2013 FIVB World Indoor Volleyball Grand Prix: China vs. Poland

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 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Russia vs Poland

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. This event airs Aug 4 @9:00amET/6:00amPT.

2013 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: USA vs. Poland

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 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Brazil vs. Poland

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 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Shanghai: Bronze: Poland vs Brazil

In the first Grand Slam of the season, Ricardo and his new partner Alvaro Filho (BRA) scored their first medals together, beating Poland for Bronze 21-12, 21-10.

2012-2013 FIS Ski Jumping World Cup: Poland: HS 134 Team (REPLAY)

In 1933 the first wooden ski jumping hill was constructed at Malinka, a district of Wisla, and allowed jumps on more than 40 meters. (Full event replay)

2012-2013 FIS Ski Jumping World Cup: Poland: HS 134 (REPLAY)

In 1933 the first wooden ski jumping hill was constructed at Malinka, a district of Wisla, and allowed jumps on more than 40 meters. (Full event replay)

2012 Men’s Volleyball World League Final: USA vs Poland

Team USA the 2008 champs, lost in straight sets to the upcoming power house that is Poland 25-17, 27-25, and 25-20.

Oslo pullout highlights need for more IOC transparency

(Reuters) – Oslo’s surprise withdrawal from the race to stage the 2022 Winter Olympics last week highlighted the need for more transparency in the bidding process, Norwegian Olympic Committee Secretary General Inge Andersen told Reuters on Thursday. Oslo became the fourth city, after Stockholm, Lviv in Ukraine and Poland’s Krakow to pull out, leaving just […]

Oslo 2022 Games pullout no blow but changes needed – IOC

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/ALY SONG (Reuters) – Oslo quitting the race to stage the 2022 Winter Olympics has not hurt the International Olympic Committee but has underlined that changes are needed to make the Games more attractive to bidders, president Thomas Bach told Reuters on Thursday. IOC head Bach said that Norway’s decision to pull out was […]

Norway Withdraws Oslo’s Bid for 2022 Winter Olympics

Norway (Shutterstock) OSLO, Oct 1 (Reuters) – Norway’s government is withdrawing Oslo’s bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, it said on Wednesday, leaving Beijing and Almaty in Kazakhstan as the only contenders after most potential applicants pulled out. Norway, which has hosted the Games twice and won more Winter Games medals than any other […]

Michal Kwiatkowski Wins World Title with Textbook Attack

PONFERRADA, Spain, Sept 28 (Reuters) – Poland’s Michal Kwiatkowski timed his attack to perfection to beat the top favorites and claim gold in the men’s elite race at the road cycling world championships on Sunday. Kwiatkowski attacked just before the final climb, caught the four breakaway riders in front of him and quickly dropped them, […]

China’s Zhou sets clean and jerk world record, wins gold

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/JASON REED (Reuters) – Chinese weightlifter Zhou Lulu set a clean and jerk world record of 192 kilograms to win gold in the women’s +75kg category at the Asian Games on Friday. Zhou added 2kg to Russian Tatiana Kashirna’s previous mark set last year in Poland. The London Olympics champion also hoisted 142kg in […]

Dylan van Baarle Wins 2014 Tour of Britain

LONDON, Sept 14 (Reuters) – Dutchman Dylan van Baarle won the Tour of Britain title after a trouble-free final stage through the streets of London on Sunday. The 22-year-old Van Baarle took a 10-second advantage over Poland’s Michal Kwiatkowski into the final 88.8km circuit race after the earlier time trial. Garmin-Sharp rider Van Baarle, who […]

Athletics-Steeplechase winner disqualified for shirtless celebration

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/ARND WIEGMANN (Reuters) – Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad was stripped of the 3,000 metres steeplechase gold medal after performing a shirtless celebration down the final straight at the European Athletics championships on Thursday. The Frenchman, well clear of the rest of the field, pulled off his vest as he came around the final bend, put it […]

U.S. Beach Volleyball Teams Sweep in Long Beach

Phil Dalhausser/Sean Rosenthal and April Ross and Kerri Walsh Jennings (Courtesy of FIVB) By Seth Rubinroit U.S. beach volleyball teams swept the gold medals at the ASICS World Series of Beach Volleyball on Sunday in Long Beach, CA. It was the only stop of the 2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour in the United States. Women: April Ross […]

Vincenzo Nibali Wins 2014 Tour de France

Vincenzo Nibali (Reuters/Jerome Prevost) (Reuters) – Vincenzo Nibali became the first Italian to win the Tour de France since the late Marco Pantani on Sunday, dominating his rivals on all terrains as his main rivals crashed out of a superb three-week race. While Italy celebrated its seventh Tour winner, a jubilant France hailed its first […]

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Long Beach: Men’s Gold

ASICS World Series, Phil Dalhausser and Sean Rosenthal win gold in Long Beach on this stop of the world tour, taking away Poland’s chance for back-to-back wins. The score was 24-22, 17-21, 9-15.

Peerless Nibali all but seals Tour with stage win

 PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/JEAN-PAUL PELISSIER (Reuters) – Vincenzo Nibali proved once again he has no serious rivals in the Tour de France when he powered to victory in the final mountain stage on Thursday, all but securing his maiden title in impressive fashion. The Italian, looking to become the sixth man to win all three grand […]

2014 Race Unlikely Between Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin

Usain Bolt (Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports) (Reuters) – Usain Bolt will return to Rio de Janeiro next month to run a special 100 meters on the beach, he said on his website on Sunday, but the Jamaican world record holder is now unlikely to race against Justin Gatlin this year. The six times Olympic gold […]

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: the Hague: Men’s Gold

6th ranked Grzegorz Fijalek and Mariusz Prudel (POL) win Poland’s first ever World Tour Gold, ending Sean Rosenthal and Phil Dalhausser (USA) winning streak at 20, with scores 21-18, 13-21, 15-13. Dalhausser had to surfer some balls in the face too.

Nibali Makes His Mark As Porte Cracks In Tour

(Reuters) – Vincenzo Nibali put the hammer down on the Tour de France when the Italian snatched a solo win in the 13th stage in a mountaintop finish as Australian Richie Porte blew up in the heat on Friday. Astana rider Nibali went on his own in the long climb to Chamrousse to open a […]

Diamond League Monaco Preview

Allyson Felix (Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports) Tune in to IAAF Diamond League from Monaco Friday, July 18 at 2 PM ET LIVE on Universal Sports. Click here for the full IAAF Diamond League schedule.  By Mike Rowbottom Monaco’s IAAF Diamond League meeting on Friday (18) has much to live up to this year after 2013’s […]

Blake, Jamaicans steal show at World Relays

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/MIKE SEGAR (Reuters) – Yohan Blake and a speedy Jamaican 4×200 meters relay team did not need Usain Bolt to add to the island nation’s collection of world records on Saturday. Blake, the world’s second fastest 200 meters runner behind Bolt, turned on the jets and anchored Jamaica to a world record one […]

2014 IAAF World Relays: Kenya wins Men’s 4x800m

In the first ever World Relays, Kenya looked like they may claim a World Record, but Kipketer crumbled at the end, but held on by .29 seconds to win ahead of Poland, Team USA was third, .66 back.

American Gwen Jorgensen Victorious at ITU World Triathlon Yokohama

Gwen Jorgensen won her first WTS title of 2014 on Saturday in Yokohama (Delly Carr/ITU) YOKOHAMA, Japan — U.S. National Team member and 2012 Olympian Gwen Jorgensen picked up her first ITU World Triathlon Series title of the year and second-straight in Yokohama on Saturday. Spain’s Javier Gomez also won in Yokohama on the men’s […]

Team USA Rosters Announced for 2014 IAAF World Relays

Sanya Richards-Ross (Kirby Lee/USA TODAY Sports) INDIANAPOLIS — Team USA’s roster is set for the inaugural IAAF World Relays Championships, contested Saturday and Sunday, May 24-25 at Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium in Nassau, Bahamas. A total of 55 athletes comprise the relay pools that will represent the red, white and blue at the event, which airs […]

IAAF Diamond League Begins in Doha

LaShawn Merritt (REUTERS/Petr Josek) Ten reigning or former Olympic Champions, plus 25 more Olympic Games medalists are poised to compete at the IAAF Diamond League kick-off meeting in Doha on May 9 at 12 PM ET on Universal Sports.  The IDL Doha 2014 will also feature 25 current or former World Champions as well as […]

American Ryan Whiting Repeats as World Indoor Shot Put Champion

Ryan Whiting successfully defended his shot put title at the 2014 IAAF World Indoor Championships in Sopot, Poland on Friday. He took home the United States’ first medal on the opening day of competition. “I came in the favorite and I’m just glad I could execute,” Whiting said. “Now I know I can do that, […]

Eaton, Whiting and Lagat lead U.S. world champs team

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/FABRIZIO BENSCH (Reuters) – Title-holders Ashton Eaton, Ryan Whiting and Bernard Lagat headline a powerful U.S. team mixing youth and experience for next month’s world indoor championships in Poland. Eaton will target his world heptathlon record in the March 7-9 championships at Sopot, while 39-year-old Lagat will bid for his third consecutive and fourth […]

Injured skater Plushenko retires from Games, overshadows men’s hockey

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/LUCY NICHOLSON (Reuters) – Russia’s flamboyant figure skater Yevgeny Plushenko pulled out of the Winter Olympics through injury on Thursday in a shock twist that immediately deflated home fans pumped up by an opening victory for their beloved men’s ice hockey team. At the Iceberg Skating Palace, there was disbelief when the announcement came over the […]

2014 FIS Ski Jumping World Cup: Zakopane: Bardal wins

After weather conditions canceled the 2nd round, Anders Bardal (NOR) won with a score of 127 to pickup his 1st win in this world cup season. Bardal helped Poland finish 5th in yesterday’s team ski jump.

 
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