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2015 FIS Cross Country World Cup: Rybinsk, Russia: Women’s & Men’s Sprint F

Rybinsk is a well known organizer of top level competitions as the World Cup circuit has stopped here every winter. Some new faces and some World Cup regulars will be on the start line in Rybinsk, Russia for the upcoming 3-day World Cup weekend.

2015 Track Cycling World Cup: Cali: Russia wins Women’s Team Sprint

Russia (RUS) (Ekaterina Gnidenko, Daria Shmeleva) wins Women’s Team Sprint beating Netherlands.

2015 Track Cycling World Cup: Cali: Ligtlee wins Women’s Sprint

Elis Ligtlee (NED) wins Women’s Sprint over Shuang Guo (MSP)

2015 Track Cycling World Cup: Cali: France win Men’s Team Sprint

France (FRA) (Gregory Bauge, Kevin Sireau, Quentin LaFargue wins Men’s Team Sprint over the Netherlands with a time of 43.634.

2015 Track Cycling World Cup: Cali: Dmitriev wins Men’s Sprint

Denis Dmitriev (RVL) wins Men’s Sprint over Olympic Gold medalist, Jeffrey Hoogland (NED).

2015 FIS Cross Country World Cup: Otepaa, Estonia: Men’s & Women’s Team Sprint F

This year Otepää hosts individual and team sprints taking place on 17th and 18th of January. The fastest skiers will test their speed and power on a whole new course which has nearly the maximum allowed amount of climbing meters and is one of the hardest for sprinters throughout the World Cup series. Most of the best sprinters from the FIS Cross Country World Cup overall standings will be present.

2015 FIS Cross Country World Cup: Otepaa, Estonia: Men’s & Women’s Sprint C

This year Otepää hosts individual and team sprints taking place on 17th and 18th of January. The fastest skiers will test their speed and power on a whole new course which has nearly the maximum allowed amount of climbing meters and is one of the hardest for sprinters throughout the World Cup series. Most of the best sprinters from the FIS Cross Country World Cup overall standings will be present.

Sprinter Asafa Powell Sets Lofty Goals for 2015

Usain Bolt (L) and Asafa Powell (REUTERS/Heiko Junge/Scanpix) By Kayon Raynor KINGSTON, Jan 12 (Reuters) – Jamaica’s Asafa Powell, who has struggled to produce form his best at major championships, believes a change in coach and a new approach to training will improve his fortunes. The sprinter who held the 100m world record between 2005 […]

2015 FIS Nordic Combined World Cup: Chaux Neuve, France: Team Sprint 2×7.5km

The 2014–15 Nordic Combined World Cup is an international winter sports competition organized by the FIS, which consists of combined ski jumping and cross-country skiing. It started on 29 November 2014 in Ruka, Finland and will end on 14 March 2015 in Oslo, Norway.

2015 FIS Cross Country World Cup Tour de Ski: Val Müstair, Switzerland: Men’s & Women’s Sprint F

The Tour de Ski stops off in Val Mustair, Switzerland, for the women’s 3km F and men’s 4km F sprint races. The Tour de Ski has been held annually since 2006 in late December and early January and is modeled off of cycling’s grand tours.

2014 FIS Cross Country World Cup: Davos, Switzerland: Ladies & Men’s Sprint F

The 2014 FIS Cross Country World Cup circuit stays in Davos next weekend for replacement races due to a lack of snow at La Clusaz, France.

2014 Track Cycling World Cup: London: China wins Women’s Team Sprint

2014, London, England, UCI Track Cycling World Cup, China (Tianshi Zhong, Jinjie Gong) wins Women’s Team Sprint in London beating Germany.

2014 Track Cycling World Cup: London: Vogel wins Sprint

2014, London, England, UCI Track Cycling World Cup, Gold Medalist Kristina Vogel (GER) wins Women’s Sprint in London, winning two races in a row.

2014 Track Cycling World Cup: London: Germany wins Men’s Team Sprint

Germany (Joachim Eilers, Robert Forstemann, Rene Enders) wins Men’s Team Sprint beating Team Jayco in the final.

2014 Track Cycling World Cup: London: Hoogland wins Men’s Sprint

Jeffrey Hoogland (NED) beats Fabian Hernando Puerta Zapata (COL) two out of three in the Men’s Sprints.

2014 Cross-Country Skiing World Cup: Lillehammer: Sprint Interviews

Marit Bjorgen (NOR) and Paal Golberg (NOR) talk about their wins in the second Sprints of the new season.

2014 Cross-Country Skiing World Cup: Bjorgen wins Women’s Sprints

Former Olympic and current World Champ Marit Bjorgen (NOR) is now two for two in the Sprints to start the season, and keeps the World Cup lead as well.

2014 Cross-Country Skiing World Cup: Golberg wins Men’s Sprints

In the second Sprints of the season, Paal Golberg (NOR) claims his third career World Cup win. Beating Alexay Petukhov (RUS) at the line by .24 seconds.

2014 FIS Cross Country World Cup: Lillehammer, Norway: Men’s & Women’s Sprint F

Last year, the FIS Cross-Country World Cup returned to Lillehammer (NOR) after an 11-year break. This season the world’s best Cross-Country skiers will be back for a stage-event – the Lillehammer Triple. The three-day stage event has the same format as Ruka Triple, which took place in Finland the previous four seasons. The program starts on December 5th with sprint free, and Stage 2 will be Ladies 5 km F and Men 10 km F individual start. Winners of the Lillehammer stage-event will be determined on Sunday after the classic pursuit competitions.

2014 Track Cycling World Cup: Guadalajara: Voinova wins Women’s Sprint

Anastasiia Voinova (RUS) defeats Shuang Guo (CHN) 2-1, though it was really 3-0 as she was relegated after winning the first heat, for breaking her sprinter’s line, in this first World Cup of the new season.

2014 Track Cycling World Cup: Guadalajara: Glaetzer wins Men’s Sprint

Matthew Glaetzer (AUS) beats 2011 World Champ Jason Kenny (GBR), in two straight sprints to win the first World Cup of the new season.

USA Triathlon Super Sprint on Universal Sports

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Men’s and women’s race coverage from the Las Vegas stop of the elite 2014 USA Triathlon Super Sprint Series will be televised on Universal Sports Network on Wednesday, Oct. 1 at 8 p.m., showcasing a unique triathlon format on the rise in the U.S. A 60-minute national broadcast of the Super […]

Justin Gatlin Wins Sprint Double to Extend Undefeated Run

BRUSSELS, Sept 5 (Reuters) – American Justin Gatlin proved on Friday he is the speed king for 2014 with a sprint double victory at the Diamond League finals in Brussels to put him firmly on course to complete the year without defeat. Gatlin, unbeaten in 16 races coming into the finals in Brussels, set a […]

Sprint king Adrian unafraid of Phelps

Photo Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports (Reuters) – As the reigning Olympic champion in the 100 meters freestyle, Nathan Adrian knows what it is like to hunt and be hunted in the water. Two years ago, at the London Olympics, the American was chasing Australia’s world champion James Magnussen for the gold medal in swimming’s blue-riband […]

2014 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 8: Sprint Mischief

Steve Schlanger and Todd Gogulski take second look at Nacer Bouhanni’s (FDJ) stage win and question how straight it was, against Michael Matthews (ORICA), who was forced to pull up.

2014 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 5: Sprint Break Down

Steve Schlanger and Todd Gogulski go over the sprint finish to see if Nacer Bouhanni (FDJ) has a leg to stand on, over his protest of John Degenkolb (GIANT) boxing him out.

Release The Beast: Hill Sprints for Technique

This week, Brooks Beasts’ coach Danny Mackey has the team perform hill sprints. Hill sprints are used as a method to increase strength with less fatigue, while focusing on running technique. Running hill intervals is also helpful in forcing the runner’s sprint mechanics turn on in full gear.

2014 World Triathlon Series: Stockholm Sprints: Groff interview

Sarah Groff (USA) talks about winning her first career triathlon.

2014 World Triathlon Series: Stockholm Sprints: Brownlee interviews

Jonathan Brownlee (GBR) talks about getting his first win of the season, and his brother Alistair talks about taking second and competing together.

2014 World Triathlon Series: Stockholm Sprints: Brownlee wins

The 7th event of the season, Jonathan Brownlee (GBR) beats his Brother Alistair in the final length by 6 seconds. It’s Jonathan’s 4th podium of the season and first win.

2014 World Triathlon Series: Stockholm Sprints: Groff wins

The 7th event of the season, Sarah Groff (USA) scores her second podium finish of the season and it’s her first career win as well, winning by four seconds over a New Zealand pair.

USA Triathlon Super Sprint Series To Make Las Vegas Stop

Gwen Jorgensen (Janos Schmidt/ITU) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – USA Triathlon, in conjunction with KANGA Productions, is pleased to announce the 2014 USA Triathlon Super Sprint Series will return to the Las Vegas Convention Center on Thursday, Sept. 11. The event, officially designated as the 2014 USA Triathlon Elite Sprint National Championships, will offer $70,000 in […]

2014 World Triathlon Series: Hamburg Sprints: Jorgensen wins

The 6th event of the season, Gwen Jorgensen (USA) gets her 4th straight win doing the 750m swimming, 20k ride and 5k run in 56:54, beating Emma Jackson (AUS) by 6 seconds. with this win Jorgensen secures the season win as well.

2014 World Triathlon Series: Hamburg Sprints: Jorgensen interview

Gwen Jorgensen (USA) talks about winning her 4th straight win this season in the triathlon sprints, then check out the podium celebration

American Sprinter Justin Gatlin Continues Winning Streak At Diamond League Rome

Men’s 100m: Justin Gatlin looked dominant, winning the 100m in 9.91 seconds on June 5 at the IAAF Diamond League from Rome. He has not lost a race in 2014 after collecting wins in Tokyo (10.02 into a -3.5 m/s headwind), Shanghai (9.92), Beijing (9.87) and Eugene (wind-assisted 9.76). Gatlin scored his third win in Rome after winning […]

WADA will not appeal sprinter Gay’s one-year ban

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/DENIS BALIBOUSE (Reuters) – The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) will not appeal banned American sprinter Tyson Gay’s controversial one-year doping ban, it said on Tuesday. The global agency said the ban, which has been widely criticized in Europe as too lenient, was “compatible with the World Anti-Doping Code.” Gay, the world’s joint second fastest […]

2014 World Triathlon Series: London Sprints: Bad Crash

As they were completing a lap American Chelsea Burns looses control of her bike a goes down hard, taking Anne Haug (GER) with her. We hope she recovers quickly.

2014 World Triathlon Series: London Sprints: Jorgensen wins

Gwen Jorgensen (USA) gets the win, after hanging tough in the Xkm swim, and the 20km ride, she took the lead early in the 5km run and held it for the win at 54:44 Fellow American Sarah Groff took 2nd, 28 seconds back.

U.S. sprinter Tyson Gay suspended one year for doping

 PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/DENIS BALIBOUSE RALEIGH, North Carolina – Former world double sprint champion Tyson Gay has been suspended for one year after testing positive in 2013 for a banned anabolic steroid, the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) said on Friday. Gay has also returned the silver medal he won with the U.S. 4×100 meters relay team […]

2014 Cross Country Skiing World Cup: Sprint Finals: Winners

Kikkan Randall (USA) for the third straight years wins the Women’s Sprint Globe as Ola Vigen Hattestad (NOR) wins his first men’s title. Meanwhile Marit Bjoergen (NOR) and Teodor Peterson won the final races of the season.

2014 Cross Country Skiing World Cup: Sprint Finals: Peterson wins

In the Sprint Final Emil Joensson and fellow Swede Teodor Peterson came down to a photo-finish with Peterson taking the final win of the season, ending 4th for the season.

2014 Cross Country Skiing World Cup: Sprint Finals: Bjoergen wins

In the final sprint of the season Marit Bjoergen gets the win, and puts herself 3rd in the Sprints, and is now just three points behind in the Overall.

2014 FIS Cross Country World Cup: Ladies & Men’s Sprint C

The competition program has a format of a “mini-tour” and starts on Friday with classic technique sprints.

2014 FIS World Cup Cross-Country Skiing: Drammen: Falla wins Sprints

Newly crowned Olympic champ, Mauken Caspersen Falla (NOR), claims her third career world cup win, just edging out her more accomplished teammate Marit Bjoergen.

2014 FIS World Cup Cross-Country Skiing: Drammen: Hattestad wins Sprints

Newly crowned Olympic champ, Ola Vigen Hattestad (NOR) gets the win by inches over fellow countrymen, Paal Golberg. And with only one race left, Hattestad pretty much wraps up the World Cup Sprint title.

2014 FIS Cross Country World Cup: Drammen, Norway: Men’s & Women’s Sprint C

For the first time since the Sochi Olympics, Norwegian Cross-Country skiing fans will have a chance to cheer on their national heroes as both sprint gold medalist from Sochi Ola Vigen Hattestad and Maiken Caspersen Falla will start in Drammen.

2014 Track Cycling World Championship: Chain Breaks during Men’s Sprint

2014, Cali, Colombia, UCI Track Cycling World Championship, Denis Dmitriev (RUS) breaks his chain during the Men’s Sprint Semi-Finals, causing him to lose the heat against French Champion, Francois Pervis.

2014 Track Cycling World Championship: New Zealand wins Men’s Team Sprint

In 2012 Ethan Mitchell, Sam Webster and Edward Dawkins took bronze, in 2013 they took silver and now in 2014 they claim the world championship title for New Zealand.

2014 Track Cycling World Championship: Germany wins Women’s Team Sprint

For the third straight year Kristina Vogel and Miriam Welte win the Women’s Team Sprint championship for Germany.

2014 Cross-Country Skiing World Cup: Toblach: Hattestad wins sprint

Ola Vigen Hattestad (NOR) lead the men’s sprint from start to finish as he won with a time of 2:44.89. Both the men and women’s of Norway seem to be in good shape heading into the Olympics, as they have won 3 out of the 4 WC events this weekend.

2014 Cross-Country Skiing World Cup: Toblach: Bjoergen wins sprint

Marit Bjoergen (NOR) picked up her 2nd win of the weekend after finishing the women’s sprint with a winning time of 2:59.8. Bjoergen was the winner of yesterday’s individual 10km event and appears to be the clear favorite going into Sochi.

2014 FIS Cross Country World Cup: Toblach, Italy: Men’s & Women’s Sprint F

Toblach is called a “door to the Dolomites” thanks to the breath-taking views of Three Peaks. The Nordic Arena in Toblach is reports perfect snow conditions, perfectly groomed courses & is ready to welcome World’s best Cross-Country skiing athletes.

2014 UCI Track Cycling world Cup: Guadalajara: Lin wins Sprint

Junhong Lin (CHN) gets the win over Tianshi Zhong (CHN) in the last race of the season, both were riding for Max Success Pro Cycling.

2014 UCI Track Cycling world Cup: Guadalajara: Haak wins Sprints

Hugo Haak (NED) wins the final Men’s Sprint over Max Niederlag (GER).

2014 UCI Track Cycling world Cup: Guadalajara: Max Success Pro wins Sprint

Junhong Lin and Tianshi Zhong (CHN) riding for Max Success Pro Cycling get the Women’s Team Sprint win over Russia in the last race of the season

 
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