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British cyclist out for rest of season after surgery : Mark Cavendish:

British cyclist out for rest of season after surgery : Mark Cavendish:

Britain’s Mark Cavendish has been ruled out for the rest of the season after having shoulder surgery. The 30-year-old Etixx — Quick-Step rider suffered the injury on the sixth stage of the Tour of Britain earlier this month and withdrew from the race. It is not the same shoulder he injured at the 2014 Tour de France. «It has been …

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Japan’s win over South Africa a miracle : Rugby World Cup 2015

Japan’s win over South Africa a miracle : Rugby World Cup 2015

When a coach has to apologise to a nation for the failings of his team, as Heyneke Meyer felt compelled to do after the Springboks’ discombobulating 34-32 defeat by Japan, you know things have gone more than a little bit wrong. They say rugby is a religion in South Africa. Well, at least they got a miracle. A miracle as …

by vlad on Сентябрь 20th, 2015 Комментарии к записи Japan’s win over South Africa a miracle : Rugby World Cup 2015 отключены

Back surgery ends ex-world number one’s season : Tiger Woods

Back surgery ends ex-world number one’s season : Tiger Woods

Former world number one Tiger Woods will not play again this year after having back surgery for the second time in 18 months. The 39-year-old American, winner of 14 majors, had an operation on Wednesday and is hoping to return to playing in early 2016. Woods, who has had a small disc fragment pinching his nerve removed, will miss the Frys.com …

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England make ‘shaky’ start against Fiji : Rugby World Cup 2015

England make ‘shaky’ start against Fiji : Rugby World Cup 2015

How do you start a tournament that has been talked about for four years, cost £150 million to host, seen 2.4 million tickets sold and begun with 80,000 people roaring from all sides of a sold-out stadium? By letting the kick-off bounce, as if it were an under-11s game on a muddy school playing field. England recovered from that inauspicious first act, …

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Burgess denies NRL return speculation

Burgess denies NRL return speculation

England centre Sam Burgess has dismissed reports linking him with a return to the NRL with his former side, South Sydney Rabbitohs. Preparations for England’s Rugby World Cup opener against Fiji at Twickenham on Friday were interrupted by rumours from Australia which suggest that Burgess will return to the Rabbitohs. But the 26-year-old said the speculation is unfounded and insisted that he …

by vlad on Сентябрь 15th, 2015 Комментарии к записи Burgess denies NRL return speculation отключены

Marcos Ayerza is No 1 in the scrum

Marcos Ayerza is No 1 in the scrum

Argentina flanker Pablo Matera has labelled Pumas team-mate Marcos Ayerza as the world’s best scrummager ahead of the Rugby World Cup. Argentina kick off their RWC campaign against defending champions New Zealand at Wembley on Sunday and the South American are sure to focus on their ability at the set piece. With Leicester loosehead Ayerza partnered by a world-class hooker in …

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Top 5 nations still to win a World Cup

Top 5 nations still to win a World Cup

Only four countries have won the Rugby World Cup in the competition’s history, but will this year see a new name being engraved on the William Webb Ellis Cup? Of the previous seven tournaments, six have been won by the Southern Hemisphere’s ‘Big Three’ of New Zealand, South Africa and Australia with two apiece. England are the only other side …

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MP denies implicating Paula Radcliffe in doping claims

MP denies implicating Paula Radcliffe in doping claims

An MP accused by British athlete Paula Radcliffe of implicating her in allegations of blood doping has said that was not his intention. Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee chairman Jesse Norman suggested London Marathon winners and medallists and «potentially, British athletes» were under suspicion. Radcliffe, 41, was not named but said she «categorically denies» cheating. Mr Norman said his …

by vlad on Сентябрь 9th, 2015 Комментарии к записи MP denies implicating Paula Radcliffe in doping claims отключены

Browns’ QB Manziel resumes throwing in practice

Browns’ QB Manziel resumes throwing in practice

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns backup quarterback Johnny Manziel is throwing passes in practice for the first time since Aug. 23 after being slowed by a sore right elbow. Manziel did not play in Cleveland’s final two exhibition games. The second-year QB threw several short passes during the 30 minutes of Monday’s practice open to media members. Manziel had been throwing …

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Damian Blaum, Alice Franco Win Final Stop of 2015 FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix

Damian Blaum, Alice Franco Win Final Stop of 2015 FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix

Damian Blaum (ARG) and Alice Franco (ITA) were the winners of the fifth and last event of the 2015 FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix, held on September 6 between Capri and Napoli, in Italy. In this traditional 36km-race, the Argentinean took 6h22m13s to get the gold, while Franco touched home in 6h29m54s. In both the men’s and women’s event, …

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