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Team Sky in crisis as dust settles on Froome revelation - RTE.ie

Giro d'Italia & More - Thu Dec 14 2017 1:36am

RTE.ie

Team Sky in crisis as dust settles on Froome revelation
RTE.ie
A urine sample Froome gave during the Spanish race was found to contain twice the permitted concentration of salbutamol, a result that could cost him his memorable Vuelta win and see him miss May's Giro d'Italia and the Tour de France in July. A ban ...

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Categories: Cycling

Chris Froome fighting to keep Vuelta title and avoid ban after failing drug test - HeraldScotland

Giro d'Italia & More - Thu Dec 14 2017 12:05am

HeraldScotland

Chris Froome fighting to keep Vuelta title and avoid ban after failing drug test
HeraldScotland
Chris Froome could lose his La Vuelta title and World Road Championships medals and miss most of next season after an adverse test for asthma drug salbutamol. A urine sample Froome gave during La Vuelta was found to contain twice the permitted ...

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Categories: Cycling

Skating on thin ice in Aden - Financial Times

Skating - Thu Dec 14 2017 12:02am

Financial Times

Skating on thin ice in Aden
Financial Times
Sir, Michael Skapinker's review (December 11) of Languages After Brexit mentions the over-use of figurative phrases by native English speakers. In 1948 my father was serving in the RAF in Aden and acting as an Arabic interpreter. Some local tribesmen ...

Categories: Skating

Crews working to get outdoor skating rinks up and running - News8000.com - WKBT

Skating - Wed Dec 13 2017 11:52pm

News8000.com - WKBT

Crews working to get outdoor skating rinks up and running
News8000.com - WKBT
LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) - La Crosse's Parks Department is working hard to get the city's outdoor skating rinks up and running while temperatures are below freezing. In addition to the rink at Riverside Park for the Rotary Lights, skaters will eventually ...

Categories: Skating

Roxbury Mulls 'Righter Road Greenway Trail' - TAPinto.net

Trails & Parks - Wed Dec 13 2017 11:48pm

TAPinto.net

Roxbury Mulls 'Righter Road Greenway Trail'
TAPinto.net
ROXBURY, NJ – A paved path being proposed in Roxbury would connect the West Morris Greenway near Horseshoe Lake Park with Ledgewood Park near Mountain Road and Canal Street in Ledgewood. Preliminary plans for the proposed “Righter Road Greenway Trail ...

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[PyeongChang 2018] Speed skater aims to regain fitness ahead of PyeongChang Olympics - The Korea Herald

Speedskating & Speedskaters - Wed Dec 13 2017 11:37pm

The Korea Herald

[PyeongChang 2018] Speed skater aims to regain fitness ahead of PyeongChang Olympics
The Korea Herald
Though her physical condition hasn't been at its best recently, the long-distance speed skater said she will be fit before the Olympics. "I think I'm about 70 percent fit," Kim said before the MBN Women Sports Awards in Seoul, where she won the third ...
As Olympics near, South Korea agonizes over post-Games costsPetoskey News-Review

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Categories: Skating

How To remain fit and build stamina for Kabaddi - SportsCafe

Skate Bike Run Endurance Speed - Wed Dec 13 2017 10:15pm

SportsCafe

How To remain fit and build stamina for Kabaddi
SportsCafe
Exercising regularly not only helps you in maintaining physical fitness but also helps in building mental strength. Continuity is the most important factor in staying fit. Taking a break will break the rhythm and getting back on track would be ...

Categories: Cycling, Health, Running, Skating

Northern Colorado sport helps participants skate to healthier lifestyle - Loveland Reporter-Herald

Rollergirls - Wed Dec 13 2017 10:05pm

Northern Colorado sport helps participants skate to healthier lifestyle
Loveland Reporter-Herald
For high-energy, high-impact indoor fun this winter, look no further roller derby. "There are a few advantages of being able to compete indoors; games do not get canceled because of the weather, travel teams can play in comfort anywhere, there is ...

Categories: Skating

Long-term fix sought for Escarpment Rail Trail - TheSpec.com

Trails & Parks - Wed Dec 13 2017 9:19pm

Long-term fix sought for Escarpment Rail Trail
TheSpec.com
An eroded portion of the Escarpment Rail Trail between the Kenilworth and Wentworth stairs is expected to remain open while Hamilton staff investigates a potential long-term fix. Ward 6 Coun. Tom Jackson raised the issue during capital budget ...

Okanagan Rail Trail moves ahead in bits and pieces - InfoTel News Ltd

Trails & Parks - Wed Dec 13 2017 9:06pm

Okanagan Rail Trail moves ahead in bits and pieces
InfoTel News Ltd
KELOWNA - Construction begins next week on Kelowna's portion of the Okanagan Rail Trail between Dilworth Road and UBC Okanagan with plans already in the works for the next section out to Kelowna International Airport. But what about the the rest of the ...

NZ road cycling big guns to race nationals - Yahoo7 Sport

USA Cycling Tours - Wed Dec 13 2017 8:16pm

NZ road cycling big guns to race nationals
Yahoo7 Sport
The cream of New Zealand men's road cycling have all committed to race at the national championships in Napier. All six Kiwis holding World Tour contracts will contest the men's race on January 7, including this year's Tour of California winner George ...

Categories: Cycling

Santa Maria skatepark open again after renovations, additions - Santa Maria Times

Aggressive Skating - Wed Dec 13 2017 8:11pm

Santa Maria Times

Santa Maria skatepark open again after renovations, additions
Santa Maria Times
Santa Maria skateboarders can get some air, grind on a hubba ledge and slide on the grind rail at the city's refurbished skatepark, which opened Wednesday afternoon. As part of the city's maintenance schedule, the skatepark -- located off College Drive ...

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'I broke no rules' over drugs test - Froome - New Straits Times Online

Bicycle Touring - Wed Dec 13 2017 8:09pm

New Straits Times Online

'I broke no rules' over drugs test - Froome
New Straits Times Online
(File pix) British cyclist Chris Froome of Sky team, crosses the finish line to win the 9th stage of La Vuelta cycling tour, over 174 km between Orihuela and El Poble Nou de Benitatxell, Spain, Aug 27, 2017. According to news reports, Froome had failed ...

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Allowing Bikes In Wilderness Areas - MyMotherLode.com

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Wed Dec 13 2017 7:18pm

Allowing Bikes In Wilderness Areas
MyMotherLode.com
People who enjoy mountain biking have just as much right to use the public trails as those who enjoy hiking, packing or horseback riding, and our wilderness areas were never intended by Congress to prohibit human-powered mountain bikes. In fact, a year ...

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10 Athletes To Know For The US Olympic Team Trials For Short Track Speedskating - TeamUSA.org

Speedskating & Speedskaters - Wed Dec 13 2017 7:07pm

TeamUSA.org

10 Athletes To Know For The US Olympic Team Trials For Short Track Speedskating
TeamUSA.org
Hong's roots in the sport run deep — his mother went into labor with him while at a speedskating rink in Seoul — but it's his own ambition that pushes him forward. The up-and-coming 20-year-old acknowledges that it would be “a huge honor” to return ...

Categories: Skating

Lessons from the precedents in Chris Froome case - The Times

Giro d'Italia & More - Wed Dec 13 2017 7:02pm

The Times

Lessons from the precedents in Chris Froome case
The Times
The Italian sprinter was banned for 12 months by the Court of Arbitration for Sport and stripped of his five 2007 Giro d'Italia stage wins. At that time a Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) was required to use salbutamol. He had one but exceeded the ...

Categories: Cycling

Kid concert will help raise funds for San Clemente skatepark improvements - OCRegister

Aggressive Skating - Wed Dec 13 2017 6:49pm

OCRegister

Kid concert will help raise funds for San Clemente skatepark improvements
OCRegister
Stink, Inc., a San Clemente band consisting of skateboarders ages 8 to 12, will perform a benefit concert Dec. 27 at OC Tavern for the San Clemente Skatepark Coalition. (Courtesy of San Clemente Skatepark Coalition). By Fred Swegles | fswegles@scng.com ...

Categories: Skating

House Natural Resources Committee Votes to Pass HR 1349 by Congressman Tom McClintock - Restoring the ... - Sierra Sun Times

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Wed Dec 13 2017 6:09pm

Sierra Sun Times

House Natural Resources Committee Votes to Pass HR 1349 by Congressman Tom McClintock - Restoring the ...
Sierra Sun Times
December 13, 2017 -- The House Natural Resources Committee today voted to pass H.R. 1349 by Congressman Tom McClintock. The bill would restore the original intent of the Wilderness Act to allow bicycles and other forms of human-powered locomotion in ...

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Chris Froome: Team Sky cyclist says he broke no rules in shock drugs result - New Zealand Herald

Giro d'Italia & More - Wed Dec 13 2017 6:03pm

Chris Froome: Team Sky cyclist says he broke no rules in shock drugs result
New Zealand Herald
Read more: Froome ready to ride Giro next year. Froome's use of asthma medication has been well documented, and the Kenyan-born rider has often been spotted using inhalers in the peloton. He has repeatedly faced questions on whether he is a clean rider ...

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Categories: Cycling

Marianne Vos ready to kick off cyclocross season, eyes 'different outcome' at Worlds on home soil - CyclingTips

Giro d'Italia & More - Wed Dec 13 2017 5:14pm

CyclingTips

Marianne Vos ready to kick off cyclocross season, eyes 'different outcome' at Worlds on home soil
CyclingTips
Our Giro della Donna special guest, Marianne Vos, is back in The Netherlands and ready to kick off her cyclocross season. Similar to the last year, the seven-time cyclocross world champion will complete a short but ambitious campaign, starting at ...

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