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<p>The competition in Changchun got heated up in the Singles event as challengers fought their way through the round. Obviously seeded players were tested and the reigning world champion Zhang Jike was one of the victims. He failed to progress into the next round of the competition after withdrawing in …
Find out about the fast track appeals process for the 2013 World Long Course Championships selection
Chloë McCardel and her team, led by husband Paul McQueeney, have safely returned to Key West, Florida after her attempt to swim from Cuba to the US was ended by severe and debilitating jellyfish stings around her neck, arms, back, mouth, and tongue. As the venom quickly attacked her system, concerns were raised regarding the swelling that affected McCardel’s ability to breathe efficiently.
While the marathon swimming world cheered her on for her courageous swim, Chloë McCardel’s attempt to be the first person to complete a non-stop swim from Cuba to Florida without a shark cage or protective swim gear ended with a severe debilitating jellyfish sting. Although the type of jellyfish has yet to be officially confirmed, it is our guess based on numerous trips back and forth across the Straits of Florida that the type of jellyfish that McCardel encountered was a box jellyfish.
The British Olympic Association (BOA) announced today that Lake Placid 1980 Olympic gold medallist Robin Cousins will serve as an official Team GB 2014 Ambassador. Cousins joins Vancouver 2010 Olympic gold medallist Amy Williams who was announced as an Ambassador earlier this year.Generic Tags: Sochi 2014
Chris Froome admits he is getting comfortable with being the man to beat after his victory on the fifth stage of Criterium du Dauphine moved him into the overall race lead. The 28-year-old reacted to an attack from rival Alberto Contador on the Valmorel summit finish, shutting the Spaniard down and riding clear to win by four seconds. Froome benefitted from the exploits of his Team Sky colleagues who protected him throughout and whittled down the lead bunch into a select group.