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IAAF World Championships 2015, day 2: Usain Bolt won round 1 against Justin Gatlin

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One of the most anticipated events of the 2015 IIAF World Championships in Beijing was the duel between current world record holder at 100 and 200 metres Usain Bolt and the current world leader, former doping suspended Justin Gatlin. Today the first round, 100 metres, was going to be decided. Both runners advanced from their respective semifinals, however Bolt stumbled in the beginning and could win his race with a small margin. Usain Bolt won…
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IAAF World Championships 2015, day 1: Mohamed “Mo” Farah won the gold in 10 000 m

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Mo Farah, who won the gold medals in 5000 and 1000 metres at home in the 2012 Olympic games in London, was one of the main events of the first day in the 2015 IAAF World Championships. After being accused of doping connected to his former coach, all eyes was on Farah in tonight’s 10 000 metres final. Late surge decided the race The race was for a long time an open history. In the…
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Eurobasket 2015: Odds and schedule

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FIBA Eurobasket 2015 is hosted by four countries: Germany, Latvia, Croatia and France and is played September 5-20. Originally it was planned to be hosted in Ukraine but because of the political instability of the region the decision was later made to split up the hosting between a number of hosts. The tournament is played in four groups which consists of six teams each. From every group the four top placed teams advances to play…
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Schedule, IAAF World Championships in Beijing 2015

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The 15th IAAF World Championships are held in Beijing, China, 22-30th of August 2016. It is now clear that Jamaican superstar Usain Bolt will participate in 100 and 200 metres. That is good news since the top participators in Diamond League have had a past filled with doping suspensions. Below are schedule for the championships, day by day. Events that might be of special interest are highlighted. Event, Round (sex (Men/Women) August 22: Morning session: Marathon,…
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Sport notices of the week

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While we have our focus on the 2015 IIHF World Hockey Championships and the Stanley Cup playoffs at the moment, in this post we have collected some other sports news from this week: Manchester United lost against Chelsea: Chelsea won the important top-game against Manchester United in the English Premier League with 1 goal to none. They are in the top of the league with 76 points before Arsenal in second place with 66 points….
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Sport notices

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Here comes a post with some collected sport notices from the past few weeks. * The date for the final in FIFA World Cup in Qatar 2022 is set: December 18. * France hosts Women’s FIFA World Cup 2019. That tournament is probably played in the summer. * Zlatan Ibrahimovic is suspended one game after getting a red card in the Champions League Round of 16 where Paris SG eliminated Chelsea. * All Brittish teams…
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Petter Eliassen & Justyna Kowalczyk won the Vasa race 2015

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Today the classic 90 km Vasa race, or Vasaloppet, was held between Sälen and Mora in Sweden. The race is a part of Swix Ski Classics which is a series of longer ski races. Vasaloppet is held annually as a Swedish tradition. According to the legend, the first Swedish king Gustav Vasa skied the distance, chased by the Danish king who wanted to conquer Sweden. Sadly, today a cold had beaten Swedish hopes Johan Olsson…
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We summarize: The Nordic World Ski Championships in Falun, Sweden 2015

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The Nordic World Ski Championships 2015 is over. The next Championships are hosted in Lahti, Finland 2017. Most gold medals to Norway The sovereign Norwegians won by far the most gold medals with 11 victories.Second was Germany with 5 gold medal in ski jumping. Sweden came in third place with 2 pieces of gold medals. The king of the championships was Petter Northug Jr. with four gold medals. After him, the new ski Queen Therese Johaug…
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Results: Nordic World Ski Championships 2015, men’s 50 km

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Today the last race of the Nordic World Ski Championships in Falun, Sweden were to be decided on snowy, soft tracks. Two years ago the Swedes remember Johan Olsson winning the gold medal during the championships in Val Di Fiemme, Italia. Today he had the chance to win his second gold medal of the games, after winning the men’s 15 km freestyle earlier. An open race The race was pretty much an open history from…
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Results: Nordic World Ski Championships 2015, women’s 30 km

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Today was the last event for the women in the Nordic Ski Championships in Falun, Sweden 2015: 30 km classic. Many names we’ve learnt to know a bit better during the championships were there to fight for three more medals: Kalla, Björgen, Johaug, Bleckur, Kowalczyk, Niskanen, Saarinen, Weng and more. The queen is dead, all hail the queen Early in the race, Norway’s Therese Johaug put a great distance between her and the rest of…
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