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AQUATICS: China wins eighth straight Diving gold; Russia 4-for-4 in Artistic and Wellbrock...

“There was no strategy or ‘key’ to today’s race for me.” Maybe not, but Germany’s Florian Wellbrock was determined not to let the 10 km open-water World Championships race in Gwangju (KOR) get away from him and he stayed near the front, or at the front almost the entire way, and when the time for […]
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HEARD AFTER HALFTIME: Lyles to run only 200 m at USATF Nationals; Rakhimov...

News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Athletics ● Ending considerable speculation, Noah Lyles and his coach confirmed that he would only be contesting the 200 m at the USA Track & Field National Championships in Des Moines, Iowa at the end of the month. That means he will […]
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STAT PACK: Results for the week of 8-14 July 2019

The Stat Pack: a summary of results of international Grand Prix, World Cup and World Championships events, plus U.S. domestic events and Pan American...

SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Monday, 15 July 2019

Welcome to The Sports Examiner SPEED READ, a 100 mph (44.7 m/s) review of what happened over the last 72 hours in Olympic sport: LANE ONE Monday: The international federation for boxing is suspended and may implode. The former head of the international track & field federation will be put on trial in France for […]
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BEACH VOLLEYBALL: Americans Klineman and Ross triumph at Gstaad 5-star major!

Something special is happening in women’s beach volleyball and the U.S. pair of Alix Klineman and April Ross are the protagonists. After pairing up in...

CYCLING: Van Vleuten dominates the Giro Rosa, and women’s cycling while Alaphilippe leads the...

The two largest events in men’s and women’s cycling ran concurrently in two different countries on Sunday. While French rider Julian Alaphilippe continued to...

AQUATICS: China 5-of-5 in diving, Russia 2-for-2 in Artistic and surprise Chinese open-water...

The 2019 FINA World Aquatics Championships have opened just as expected … with one surprise. China was expected to dominate the diving events and has won all five. Russia was expected to dominate Artistic Swimming and is doing just that. But China’s Xin Xin pulled off the first upset of the Worlds with a victory […]
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WORLD UNIVERSITY GAMES: Japan finishes atop the Universiade medal table in Naples; U.S. wins...

Almost 6,000 athletes from 118 countries attended the 30th World University Games, held in Naples (ITA). Some 222 events were held in 18 sports...

ATHLETICS: World Record for Sifan Hassan, but Gatlin and McLaughlin delivered the heaviest...

Friday’s brilliant Herculis meet in Monaco had a rarity in today’s track & field: a world record, specifically 4:12.44 in the mile by Dutch star Sifan Hassan. But that may not have been the most impressive effort at the Stade Louis II. Hassan broke away from the field with 600 m to go and only […]
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AQUATICS: 18th World Aquatics Championships start Friday in Gwangju with Diving, Artistic and...

Once every two years, the entire competitive aquatics community comes together for the World Aquatics Championships, including Swimming, Diving, Artistic Swimming, Open Water, High Diving and Water Polo. FINA’s 18th edition of the Worlds is getting set to start in Gwangju (KOR), beginning on Friday and running for two weeks through the 28th. The overall […]
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THE BIG PICTURE: More Russian doping, but this time reported by the Russian...

There is still considerable distrust of the anti-doping apparatus in Russia, fueled in part by the continuing investigation into the thousands of reports and samples obtained from the 2011-15 which are now being evaluated by the World Anti-Doping Agency and individual International Federations. But the question of what Russia’s anti-doping efforts are today is actually […]
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CYCLING: Teuns masters first climbing stage while Ciccone takes the yellow jersey in Tour...

The first real climbing stage of the 2019 Tour de France was an exercise in exhaustion that started at an elevation of 251 m...

ATHLETICS Preview: Noah Lyles ready to sing in Monaco … on and off...

American sprinter Noah Lyles is one of the most electric athletes in all of track & field, now fourth all-time in the 200 m (19.50) and standing equal-second on the 2019 world list in the 100 m (9.86). But he’s hardly just a speedster; he’s also a singer, having released a single with U.S. vault […]
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ATHLETICS Panorama: World-leading high jump for Ivanyuk; Coleman 19.91, Taylor 58-10w in Hungary!

With the IAAF World Championships so late in the season, the European season has been especially busy with competitions, and excellent results. At the annual Istvan Gyulai Memorial – named for the former IAAF Secretary-General – in Szekesfehervar (HUN), there were multiple marks of note: ● Russia’s Ilya Ivanyuk won the men’s high jump with […]
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CYCLING: Five stages, five different winners in Tour de France; van Vleuten crushing Giro...

We’re only in the early stages of the Tour de France, with the opening routes mostly tailored for the sprinters ahead of Friday’s first...

VOLLEYBALL: U.S. men host FIVB Nations League Final in Chicago, but Brazil is favored

The U.S. men’s National Team had a modest 9-6 record in the round-robin portion of the 2019 FIVB men’s Nations League, finishing in sixth...

SPORT CLIMBING: Garnbret wins in Lead opener in Villars; who is men’s winner Sascha...

The first Sport Climbing World Cup for the Lead event came last weekend in Villars (SUI) and even though Slovenian star Janja Garnbret swept...

STAT PACK: Results for the week of 1-7 July 2019

The Stat Pack: a summary of results of international Grand Prix, World Cup and World Championships events, plus U.S. domestic events and Pan American championships events of note. In this week’s issue are reports on 20 events in 15 sports: ● Archery: Hyundai World Cup 4 in Berlin ● Athletics: IAAF Diamond League 8: Athletissima […]
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SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Monday, 8 July 2019

Welcome to The Sports Examiner SPEED READ, a 100 mph (44.7 m/s) review of what happened over the last 72 hours in Olympic sport: LANE ONE Monday: The United States Olympic Committee (now U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee) posted its tax return for 2018, with a lot of interesting information. The headlines were about ex-CEO […]
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FOOTBALL: U.S. men are better, but Mexico wins CONCACAF Gold Cup final by 1-0

Mexico was the clear favorite coming into the 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup, competing in a confederation so weak that an imploding U.S. men’s team...

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