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Armstrong denied swimming event entry

Source: Sport Balla | Apr 5 2013, 4:02am CDT | by Luigi Lugmayr

Armstrong denied swimming event entry
New York, April 5 (IANS) Lance Armstrong's plan to return to athletic competition was stopped by the International Swimming Federation (FINA) as he was pulled out of a swimming event.
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$50 million gift links Livestrong, UT-Austin medical school

Aug 19 2014 12:20am CDT | Source: chron news

The donation represents the single largest gift offered by the nonprofit organization cyclist Lance Armstrong founded in 1997, and comes as the capital campus and UT System hope to move past years of infighting that just Monday had Moody's Investors Service sending up red flags. [...] I see it as consistent with what they know about survival. Watson and others also brushed aside a Moody's report released Monday that said "prolonged infighting an ...
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The Monday Roundup: Robin Williams, Detroit’s biking rise & more

Aug 18 2014 11:19am CDT | Source:

Robin Williams in Portland for a bike show in February 2008.(Photo by J. Maus/BikePortland) Here are the great bike links from around the world that caught our eyes this week: Robin Williams and bikes: Cycling superfan Robin Williams’ impression repertoire included Marco Pantani, Lance Armstrong and Jan Ullrich. Tragically, they went uncaptured on video. The Oregonian’s aggregation of Williams’ ties to bikes incl ...
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West Indies sever ties with Gibson
St. John's (Antigua), Aug 20 (IANS/CMC) Ottis Gibson's tenure as head coach of the West Indies cricket team has ended and team manager and former captain Richie Richardson will take interim charge for the ODI series against Bangladesh slated to start Wednesday. | by IANS
Windies officials fine-tune plans to host international matches
Kingstown (St. Vincent), Aug 20 (IANS/CMC) Cricket authorities in St. Vincent say they are fine-tuning preparations to host four international matches here next month. | by IANS
Nigeria football federation headquarters gutted
Abuja, Aug 20 (IANS) A fire gutted the headquarters of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Wednesday but no one was killed or injured in the incident, an official said. | by IANS

Feeling exposed on the road, need to vent.

Aug 8 2014 1:17am CDT | Source: Bike Forums

So, I know that people are rude to cyclists, but I've had three incidents in the last two weeks, and I'm starting to feel a little down about it. First was on a Sunday morning commute; a bunch of older teens or early 20-somethings threw beer cans at me. Like... they had to run down the road and hurl them. I didn't get hit, but one was very close. I ran a few stop signs after that to make sure they weren't still following me. O ...
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[Event] Believe CHOC COW MTB RACE 2014

Aug 6 2014 1:39am CDT | Source: thehubsa

Event Name: Believe CHOC COW MTB RACE 2014When: 20 September 2014Where: Northen Farm, Diepsloot, GautengCategory: MTBTHE BELIEVE PROJECT was founded in October 2009 by the Bainbridge Family when their son was diagnosed with terminal cancer. They created this foundation with the aim of giving others like him the strength and faith to fight this disease. As with many others with cancer, Craig was inspired and driven by Lance Armstrong’s story. For him, sitting on a bike wa ...
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My day as a (fake) pro cyclist

Aug 2 2014 1:09am CDT | Source: Bike Forums

I have finally become a professional cyclist! least in a movie that is being made. This is my true experience today. The following post is kinda long, continue on only if you have nothing better to do, or are as enthusiastic about cycling as I want myself to be. A Hong Kong production company is making a movie on road bicycle racing and they are filming here in Taiwan. They need 150 pro-wannabe cyclists t ...
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Luke Rockhold calls Vitor Belfort's UFC title shot 'a joke'

Jul 30 2014 11:35am CDT | Source: MMAjunkie

brightcove.createExperiences();Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos UFC middleweight Luke Rockhold (12-2 MMA, 2-1 UFC) said he would relish the chance to “shut his mouth and get paid for it,” referring to fellow 185-pounder Michael Bisping, an on-again, off-again rival since a gym sparring session went public. “I can’t imagine many better things in the world,” he said. “That’s pretty nice, right behind Vitor (Belfort).” What Rockhold really wants, though, as he said ...
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If you were doping, would you play it up as a nice guy?

Jul 29 2014 8:56pm CDT | Source: reddit boxing

I was watching a documentary on Ted Bundy and I've seen other documentaries on psychopaths, and well it's always the same thing. They're always nice guys, that you wouldn't suspect. Think about it, serial killers are always getting away with it because they're ''nice guys'' and ''not the type of people that would do that''. Well, wouldn't that work in almost everything else in life? Just playing it up as ''the nic ...
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Tallis reveals Farah’s verbal tirade

Jul 27 2014 11:28pm CDT | Source:

GORDEN Tallis has opened up on the “three minute” tirade he copped from Robbie Farah, and compared the Tigers skipper’s media work to Lance Armstrong. ...
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