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Archive for July, 2011

Lee Valley White Water Centre passes the test

July 31st, 2011

A total of 175 elite athletes from 30 nations competed at the London 2012 Canoe Slalom test event at Lee Valley White Water Centre last week.

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U.S. women showcase best in medley relay

July 31st, 2011

The U.S. women's 4x100m medley relay was outstanding Saturday as they took home Team USA's third relay gold of the world championships. The relay showcased the best that the U.S. women have to offer in Shanghai with the superstar line-up of Natalie Coughlin, Rebecca Soni, Dana Vollmer and Missy Franklin.

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Rogers, Dalhausser win first Grand Slam of season

July 31st, 2011

Sunday was the best day of Todd Rogers and Phil Dalhausser's season, and among the best of their six-year partnership. The second-seeded Americans won their first Grand Slam title of the season, defeating an up-and-coming Polish pair in front of a packed stadium full of boisterous Polish fans. And that victory followed a semifinal win over top-ranked Brazilians Emanuel Rego and Alison Cerutti.

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Kittel claims Stage 1 victory at Tour of Poland

July 31st, 2011

Marcel Kittel, a German cyclist with Dutch team Skil-Shimano, has won the first stage of the Tour de Pologne on Sunday.

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Chinese swimmer Sun breaks longest-standing world record

July 31st, 2011

Ryan Lochte's victory in the 400-meter individual medley on the final
night of the swimming world championships was emblematic of the way the
American has dominated this meet – outshining Michael Phelps in the
process.

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FINA: No positive drug tests at Swimming Worlds

July 31st, 2011

Swimming's governing body says there have been no positive drug tests at the world championships.

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Asafa Powell wins 100m at Hungarian Grand Prix

July 31st, 2011

Asafa Powell won the 100-meter race in 9.86 seconds at the Hungarian Grand Prix on Saturday, the fastest run in the country.

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Missy Franklin swimming’s newest breakout star

July 31st, 2011

Michael Phelps easily won the 100-meter butterfly, then gave the spotlight to Missy Franklin, swimming's newest breakout star who made a splash on her final night at the world championships.

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Late goal gives Italy men’s water polo world title

July 31st, 2011

Maurizio Felugo's bounce goal with 35 seconds left in the first extra period proved to be the winner as Italy beat Serbia 8-7 for the gold medal Saturday in men's water polo at the world aquatic championships.

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Phelps is still the King of the Butterfly

July 30th, 2011

Michael Phelps was back to his winning ways today at the World
Championships, after taking gold in the 100m butterfly with a time of
50.71. While this race didn't include a dramatic showdown with Ryan
Lochte, and was not the much-anticipated rematch against Milorad Cavic
that we had hoped for, it was a still a convincing win for the greatest
butterfly swimmer in the world.

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