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    Women are better marathon pacers than men – study

    An analysis of nearly 2m results from 131 marathons staged around the world found that women are better pacers than men when it comes to marathon running. Click Here: ireland gaa shop Advertisement “Although men are faster marathon runners than women they are not the smartest,” concluded study author Jens Jakob Andersen of RunRepeat.com, who estimates that women are 18% better at maintaining a consistent and controlled pace during the first and final stretches of a marathon. This new study corroborates previous research findings that men slow down more than women in marathons, although more investigation is needed to determine exactly why that is. Andersen’s findings also match up with triathlon…

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    Poll: 55% of Brits in favour of cash for cycling

    According to a YouGov poll of over 2,000 British adults, more than half of respondents think the UK government should be investing in cycling. Advertisement Nearly a third (31%) of respondents said they were more likely to get around by bike if more cycle lanes were separated from traffic on busy roads. Over a third (33%) said the dangers to cyclists discourage them from hopping on their bikes more. In a separate YouGov poll of 959 adults in nine major UK cities, 54% said they support additional investment in making local cycling routes safer, even if it meant decreased spending for the benefit of other road users. Click Here: France…

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    Rebecca Preston joins Brett Sutton’s tri squad

    Triathlon coach Brett Sutton has announced that Australian athlete Rebecca Preston is joining his superstar squad after a long hiatus, in a bid to wrap up her tri career on a high. Advertisement Preston was at her peak in 2006 and 2007, when she claimed back-to-back victories at Ironman Switzerland. She also placed fifth in Kona in 2007, and has won IM Austria, UK and 70.3 Antwerp. “Within her first year as a professional triathlete Beck won her first Ironman event on debut at the distance. She went on to be one of the best Ironman racers in the world and had a unbelievable three season streak,” Brett Sutton wrote…

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    Alistair Brownlee to speak at 2015 Keswick Mountain Festival

    Cumbria will again play host to the country’s biggest outdoors festival this year, taking place on 14 -17 May. Keswick Mountain Festival will offer an exciting smorgasbord of adventure-themed activities, live performances and high-profile speakers, including Alistair Brownlee. Advertisement Brownlee, arguably Britain’s top triathlete and certainly one of the world’s best, will be giving a 90-minute talk (in conversation with the BBC’s Tom Fordyce) on Friday, 15 May. This is one of the festival’s main highlights and all you triathletes can bet tickets will sell out. Brownlee’s talk will surely inspire you and get you pumped for the next day’s two noob-friendly triathlons – Short (400m swim/20km bike/5km trail run)…

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    Chris Jericho To Challenge For The IWGP Title At NJPW Dominion

    Kazuchika Okada’s latest reign as IWGP Heavyweight Champion got off to an incredible start at today’s NJPW Wrestling Dontaku event, as The Rainmaker narrowly defeated Los Ingobernables de Japon’s SANADA in a nearly 40-minute war for the most prestigious title in professional wrestling. Shortly after his victory, however, the champion was interrupted mid-celebration by a strange and unexpected message on the big screen… from Chris Jericho!  Click Here: Netherlands football tracksuit The six-time WWE world champion wasted little time making his intentions known, throwing down a challenge for the IWGP title at New Japan’s second biggest event of the year — NJPW Dominion, returning to Osaka Jo-Hall on Sunday, June…

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    WWE NXT Results (5/8): Matt Riddle vs Adam Cole, Bianca Belair vs Mia Yim

    WWE NXT ResultsMay 8, 2019 — BIANCA BELAIR def. MIA YIM — Earlier in the day the Viking Raiders were attacked somewhere backstage by the Forgotten Sons, after Jaxson Ryker stopped his truck in front of them and the other two attacked from behind. — The Four Horsewomen are shown training at the WWE Performance Center. Io Shirai comes out of nowhere and attacks Shayna Baszler, and gets in some good shots before they’re pulled apart. — RAUL MENDOZA def. RIDDICK MOSS Click Here: Cheap Adidas Stan Smith — Highlights are shown from Kushida’s NXT debut last week against Kassius Ohno. He’ll be back in action next week! — MATT…

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    WWE Live Event Results From Bournemouth (5/13): Randy Orton vs Aleister Black, WALTER Competes, More

    WWE Live Event ResultsBournemouth, England13.5.2019Results courtesy of WrestlingInc.com WWE Intercontinental Championship Match  1- Finn Balor def. Andrade to retain WWE Women’s Tag Team Championship Match 2-The IIconics def. Kairi Sane and Asuka to retain WWE UK Championship Match 3- WALTER def. R-Truth to retain. After the match, Randy Orton dropped Truth with the RKO out of nowhere. Orton issued an open challenge 4- Aleister Black def. Randy Orton WWE United States Championship Match 5- Samoa Joe def. Matt Hardy to retain WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship Match 6- Daniel Bryan and Rowan def. The Usos and Rusev & Shinsuke Nakamura in a Triple Threat to retain WWE Championship Match 7- Kofi Kingston def. Kevin Owens by DQ due to interference from Sami Zayn. No DQ Match 8- Kofi…

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    Booker T Comments on The Main Event Mafia in TNA: What Was the Original Idea?

    The Hall of Fame with Booker T and Brad Gilmore podcast recently featured talk about Booker’s days in TNA. Booker T spoke about The Main Event Mafia, his former faction in TNA. The group originally formed in 2008 and the core featured Booker, Kurt Angle, Sting, Kevin Nash and Scott Steiner. Booker T talked about The MEM, including TNA’s original idea behind the gimmick “The original concept was, you had to be a world champion to be a part of The Main Event Mafia. Myself, Big Nash, Kurt Angle, Steiner, you know, we were all world champions, Sting, of course, we were all world champions and I think that’s what made the…

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    ITU sets 2015 World Cup schedule

    With just a few days to go until the final ITU World Cup race of the 2014 season in South Korea, the ITU has revealed the 2015 schedule for its World Cup races, with valuable Olympic qualification points up for grabs. Advertisement The 2015 ITU World Cup calendar runs as follows: – March 14-15: Mooloolaba, Australia (sprint distance)– March 21-22: New Plymouth, New Zealand (sprint distance)– May 9-10: Chengdu, China (standard distance)– June 13-14: Huatulco, Mexico (sprint distance)– August 8-9: Tiszaujvaros, Hungary (sprint distance)– September 12-13: Montreal, Canada (sprint distance)– October 3-4: Cozumel, Mexico (sprint distance)– October 17-18: Alanya, Turkey (standard distance)– October 24-25: Tongyeong, South Korea (standard distance) Montreal…

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    Race report: Huntsman Triathlon

    More than 350 triathletes headed to the Hawley Hard army training ground in Hampshire last Sunday for the first edition of the Huntsman Triathlon. Advertisement The races started with an open-water swim in Hawley Lake, followed by a road cycle around the local countryside, finishing with a trail run through Hawley wood and around the lake. In the men’s Olympic race (1500m/47km/10km), Colin Dixon beat nearest rival Robert Fryer by more than 2mins to cross the line in 2:20:38, while 2013 Gauntlet winner Karl Alexander came third. In the women’s race, Rebecca Slack comfortably won with a time of 2:49:40, with Ruth Thom and Marie Coburn taking second and third…