Posts Tagged ‘field’
World Cup action heats up with the third race of the circuit in Huatulco, Mexico. This is the sixth year the tourist destination has been part of the World Cup calendar, and the scorching heat is part of the unique challenge facing athletes preparing to toe the line. An ocean swim and a tough hill in the middle of the bike course and at the start of the run loop will test the field, which includes nine London Olympians.
Over the weekend, the Saipan Swim Club enjoyed a record number of swimmers participating in its 2.4 km Escape from Mañagaha to American Memorial Park. On the island of Saipan, part of the US Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands in the North Pacific, 69 out of 72 swimmers finished the Escape, compared with 34 in 2011 and 42 participants in 2012. The ages of the swimmers ranged from 7 to 61 years with a third of the swimmers using fins, buoys, paddles or snorkels.
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Three-time Olympic medallist William Fox-Pitt got the defence of his Kentucky Three Day Event crown off to a decent start on day one in Lexington. The 44-year-old, who has won the Kentucky title twice in the past three years, is in fourth place after 23 of the 46-horse field performed their dressage tests. Fox-Pitt scored 46.2 aboard Seacookie, with whom he finished as runner-up at the Burghley Horse Trials in 2010, with his test with Chilli Morning still to come.
DOUBLE Olympic champ Farah runs half the London Marathon today as he prepares for his full debut next year
The European Union of Gymnastics (UEG) has signed a partnership agreement with Kapital Bank, a premium bank of Azerbaijan. The agreement will become effective on May 1st, 2013.
British 3m Springboard champion Jack Laugher secures gold on the final day at the British Gas Elite Junior Diving Championships in Leeds
The start horn goes off and hundreds of swimmers and triathletes enter the water. Like schools of fish, the humans swarm all over the course in close proximity to one another. The athletes are so close to one another that they frequently bump, hit, crawl, pull, bang into, bounce off of, slap, jam and smash into one another.
ussoccer.com’s Field Level Highlights take a close look at the USA’s hard-fought 0-0 tie with rivals Mexico. The USA defense stood strong to hold Mexico scoreless over an intense 90 minutes at a packed Estadio Azteca in Mexico City. More info: Subscribe to U.S
The U.S. Men’s National Team traveled from Denver to Mexico City on Sunday, taking the field in the afternoon for a training session ahead of Tuesday’s FIFA World Cup Qualifier with Mexico at Estadio Azteca.