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7 Knights Heading to Tokyo’s Summer Olympics, Paralympics

7 Knights Heading to Tokyo’s Summer Olympics, Paralympics

A handful of Knights will travel to Tokyo for the 2020 Summer Olympics (July 21 - August 8) and Paralympics (August 24 - September 5). UCF has a storied history of Olympians through the years, and this year will be no exception. Several alumni look to achieve their moment of glory on the podium while another will maintain the integrity of the…
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Tokyo Olympics betting odds: Team USA pegged for most medals, most golds

Tokyo Olympics betting odds: Team USA pegged for most medals, most golds

The Summer Olympics return to Tokyo, Japan, this week the first time since 1964. The United States, which is sending more than 600 athletes to Tokyo this time around, is the overall favorite in Japan with 1/10 odds to earn both the most gold medals and the most total medals. China boasts the second best odds at 6/1 to win the most gold medals and…
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How Should You Bet on the Paris-Roubaix Race?

How Should You Bet on the Paris-Roubaix Race?

Another "Classic" comes to us this Sunday. The 120th edition of Paris-Roubaix is the third monument of the season. It is one of the oldest races in cycling, is well known for its cobblestone sections and takes place in France. Usually, the weather is inclement. The race goes from Compiegne to Paris to Roubaix and spans 256.6 kilometers (159.4…
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Place your bets: Special Olympics enters the world of sports betting

Place your bets: Special Olympics enters the world of sports betting

UNDATED (WKRC) - The Special Olympics has entered the world of sports betting. For the very first time in its 55-year history, viewers will be able to place wagers on international sporting events. Odds will be offered for a dozen competitions across six sports: Swimming Cycling Powerlifting Basketball Track and Field Soccer, wagers can be made on…
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Warrnambool celebrated when young prince visited Warrnambool in 1977

Warrnambool celebrated when young prince visited Warrnambool in 1977

Warrnambool's Vern Robson with the city council's visitor book which King Charles signed on his visit in 1977. King Charles was the odds-on favourite during his flying visit to Warrnambool racecourse in 1977 as "one of the world's most eligible bachelors". The three-and-a-half hour visit to Tower Hill and the racecourse was part of the then Prince…
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Remembering Sante Gaiardoni Double Olympic Gold

Remembering Sante Gaiardoni Double Olympic Gold

Rider Obituary: In the early hours of Thursday the 30th of November 2023, one of Italy's greatest track cyclists died. Sante Gaiardoni passed away at the age of 84 in Motta Visconti, Lombardia. Gaiardoni was a prolific winner in the 60's and was famous for taking two Olympic gold medals in the Games of 1960 in Rome. Double Olympic champion - Santi…
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Happy Valley fans reckon James Norton would be the perfect Bond as his odds are cut

Happy Valley fans reckon James Norton would be the perfect Bond as his odds are cut

In Sunday night's episode of Happy Valley fans were left reeling by the sudden and violent escape of psychopath Tommy Lee Royce. Viewers were reminded of the chilling events of series one, went Tommy went on the run after holding Ann Gallagher captive and brutally attacking Sergeant Catherine Cawood who came to her rescue, when the evil character…
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No Man of Her Own: Gable and Lombard's Only Flip of the Coin

No Man of Her Own: Gable and Lombard's Only Flip of the Coin

Irony is to history what a pun is to humour - low-quality stuff, but sometimes it makes you stop and wonder. When Carole Lombard needed to get back from a war bond drive in Indianapolis to Hollywood and her husband Clark Gable (who she suspected of an affair with Lana Turner), she wanted to fly against the wishes of her mother Bessie and MGM press…
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Geoffrey Soupe stuns field to power to victory in 'messy' bunch sprint

Geoffrey Soupe stuns field to power to victory in 'messy' bunch sprint

Updated 01/09/2023 at 17:35 GMT'What an incredible finish!' - Soupe wins Stage 7 by fraction ahead of Aular A hectic bunch sprint at the end of Stage 7 of the Vuelta a Espana saw a surprise winner in the form on Geoffrey Soupe (TotalEnergies). The French veteran accelerated into a lead of several bike lengths out of the final corner, and hung on…
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Highest Paid Cyclists on the Planet

Highest Paid Cyclists on the Planet

Professional cycling has had a funny way of dividing opinions - you're either a die-hard fan or you'd rather skip it altogether. But let me tell you, it's been making quite a splash in recent years. Just look at the Tour De France - it's an absolute spectacle that has captivated millions across the globe. And as the sport's popularity skyrocketed,…
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Transfer Time # 2: Lidl-Trek Steps Up

Transfer Time # 2: Lidl-Trek Steps Up

Transfer Analysis: In part two, Spencer Martin looks at Lidl-Trek, who steps up in the transfer market, as INEOS Grenadiers continues to loose talent. The scrappy overachievers significantly upgrade their roster while INEOS sees five major talents head for the door without any obvious replacements. Tao Geoghegan Hart - From INEOS to Lidl-Trek To…
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Major Man Utd takeover update as billionaire buys one million shares just days before Sir Jim Ratcliffe deal secured

Major Man Utd takeover update as billionaire buys one million shares just days before Sir Jim Ratcliffe deal secured

US BILLIONAIRE Leon Cooperman has invested in Manchester United in an unexpected twist in the takeover saga. The former hedge fund manager, 80, has bought just shy of ONE MILLION Red Devils. Cooperman's shares are understood to be valued at around £13.5million. But he could invest more in the future with his net worth reportedly sitting at well…
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Man given 24 hours to live after e-bike crash defies the odds to learn how to walk again

Man given 24 hours to live after e-bike crash defies the odds to learn how to walk again

David Harrison, who is from Manchester, was given just 24 hours to live following a horrific e-bike accident in September last year and has learned since to walk and eat again A man who was given just 24 hours to live following a horrific e-bike accident has defied all odds by learning to walk and eat again. David Harrison, 24, was catapulted off…
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Keirin Racing on a Worldwide Circuit Brings Sports Betting to Track Cycling

Keirin Racing on a Worldwide Circuit Brings Sports Betting to Track Cycling

If you think pro crit racing is fun to watch, you're going to love DerbyWheel's new Professional Keirin racing circuit that will kick off in 2024. Keirin racing-arguably one of the most exciting track cycling events-is all about the sprinters, but it's a highly tactical race as well. Riders start out being paced by an electric motorbike on the…
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The Kingpin Who Kidnapped Migrants for Ransom

The Kingpin Who Kidnapped Migrants for Ransom

Girma's story is not unusual: many people who were held captive by Kidane never crossed the sea. Although Estefanos estimates that Kidane did put some fifteen thousand migrants on boats, the financial core of his business seems to have been kidnapping and extortion, not smuggling. It's difficult to know exactly how profitable Kidane's operation…
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Wheelchair bodybuilder Butler seeks funds to fly SA's flag high in Spain

Wheelchair bodybuilder Butler seeks funds to fly SA's flag high in Spain

Shaun Bulter's expenses are approximately R48000. The athlete - who was chosen by the Physical Culture Association South Africa - took up bodybuilding in 2022 and has since made his mark in the sporting code. JOHANNESBURG - South African wheelchair bodybuilder Shaun Butler is pumping iron to represent the country at the Physical Culture Association…
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Ahye against the odds

Ahye against the odds

Michelle-Lee Ahye has quite an impressive track resume. As a teen, the Carenage sprinter struck gold at the Carifta Games. She went on to make her mark on the senior stage, winning the 2018 Commonwealth Games 100 metres title, finishing sixth in the 100 and 200 ­finals at the 2016 Olympics, and helping Trinidad and Tobago to 4x100 bronze at the…
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Joshua Agare: Beating Intellectual disability and storming the global platform

Joshua Agare: Beating Intellectual disability and storming the global platform

Joshua Agare speaks with a slight stutter in his voice, but his is a story of resilience, focus, and hard work. Mr Agare is among thousands of people with intellectual disabilities who have gathered in Berlin, Germany for the Special Olympics World Games. He is part of Kenya's Handball Unified Team playing in Germany, facing off with teams from…
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Tom Pidcock not ready to focus solely on Tour de France despite Ineos ‘pressure’

Tom Pidcock not ready to focus solely on Tour de France despite Ineos ‘pressure’

Tom Pidcock has admitted he faces pressure from the Ineos Grenadiers to put greater focus on the Tour de France but the world and Olympic mountain bike champion is determined to keep enjoying multiple disciplines for a little while longer. The 24-year-old is seen as a potential future Tour winner but though he took a famous stage victory on the…
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Drivers leaning back in the bike might look cool, but it’s not too hot for handle

Drivers leaning back in the bike might look cool, but it’s not too hot for handle

Eliminating half the field sabotages the pari-mutuel gambling game. by Dean Towers John Berry, former sidekick of Gabe Prewitt on the old Pompano Park feed, wrote an interesting column recently that caused a lot of chatter on the Internet. It involved the now age-old practice of drivers leaning back in the bike. We all know why this phenomenon…
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Better Is Nice, Storm Shadow, Captain Albano take Breeders Crown elims

Better Is Nice, Storm Shadow, Captain Albano take Breeders Crown elims

ANDERSON -- In the first of three $25000 freshman colt pacer elims, Better Is Nice flew five wide from behind in the stretch to catch fading favorite Newsroom and brush off a late close by Gem Quality to win by a neck in 1:50.3 with Andrew McCarthy in the bike on Friday at Harrah's Hoosier Park. Newsroom pushed a scorching first quarter, passing…
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Jolly janitors: The unsung heroes who keep our schools together

Jolly janitors: The unsung heroes who keep our schools together

We all have a favourite teacher from our school days, but we never forget the jannies and their'can-do' attitude when it comes to classroom calamities. Janitors are the glue that holds schools together - sometimes quite literally. From diligently picking up the lunchtime deluge of litter, to rescuing footballs marooned on the school roof, the…
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What is a Straight in Poker and How Do You Make One?

What is a Straight in Poker and How Do You Make One?

Understanding what is a straight in poker and what is not is one of the first things every poker player should master. Straights are a strong hand, but they can be challenging to secure, especially in games like Texas Holdem. You need to master the rules for making straights if you want to succeed at the best online poker sites. Otherwise, you…
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Seat Time: Finding a Way to the Finish Line… By Any Means Necessary

Seat Time: Finding a Way to the Finish Line… By Any Means Necessary

Some girls spend their time talking about love and life. Others work together to advance their careers. But these two friends are joining forces to follow a passion. To set some impossible goals and push each other to reach them. Anastasia (Ana for short) plans to go the distance at the Dakar Rally. And Kyra intends to punish herself to no end at…
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Adaptive runners joining clubs, running races in Northern Colorado

Adaptive runners joining clubs, running races in Northern Colorado

This story first appeared in The Outsider, the premium outdoor newsletter by Jason Blevins. In it, he covers the industry from the inside out, plus the fun side of being outdoors in our beautiful state. Brooke Jostad always had running, even as a kid. But it was by herself, on a treadmill, as a way to burn off the energy that swirled in her like a…
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Ronnie O'Sullivan fears he'll be forced to RETIRE over ongoing injury that leaves him unable to pick up a cup of tea

Ronnie O'Sullivan fears he'll be forced to RETIRE over ongoing injury that leaves him unable to pick up a cup of tea

RONNIE O'SULLIVAN fears his career could be finished by an ongoing tennis elbow injury that requires constant monitoring and management. The Rocket arrived at Heathrow airport from Hong Kong at 6.45am on Monday morning and then beat Andrew Pagett 4-0 at lunchtime at the English Open in Brentwood. There were times when he was seen grimacing as he…
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Canadiens vs. Senators Top Six Minutes: Habs win a physical match at the Bell Centre

Canadiens vs. Senators Top Six Minutes: Habs win a physical match at the Bell Centre

Before the game begins, we learn that Mike Matheson won't be playing tonight, replaced by Kaiden Guhle instead. Hopefully it's not another season-opening injury for the defenceman. Maybe Martin St-Louis just saw the quality of this Sens lineup and decided to give his number-one defenceman the night off. On the opening shift, Nick Suzuki gets…
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Kentucky Online Sports Betting Set to Launch Tomorrow at 6 a.m.

Kentucky Online Sports Betting Set to Launch Tomorrow at 6 a.m.

In less than six months after Gov. Andy Beshear (D) signed the state's sports betting bill into law, Kentucky sports betting regulators have successfully licensed eight sports betting operators, approved a slew of sports betting rules and regulations, and launched retail sports betting in the state. Kentucky online sports betting will have its day…
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Ineos-Grenadiers hoping for Tour podium as Bernal looks to win title again in the future

Ineos-Grenadiers hoping for Tour podium as Bernal looks to win title again in the future

SAN SEBASTIAN, Spain, July 2 (Reuters) - Ineos-Grenadiers have just a slim chance of placing a rider on the Tour de France podium, but the British team are counting on underdogs Egan Bernal and Tom Pidcock to spring a surprise on a race they dominated for almost a decade. Only in two occasions, in 2020 and 2014, have they failed to make a top-three…
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All bets are off for independent bookmaker if Limerick win

All bets are off for independent bookmaker if Limerick win

Ex-Limerick hurler and manager TJ Ryan is praying for a Limerick win and getting one over the legendary bookie Paddy McAuliffe in Hospital but TJ knows more than most that Kilkenny are hard beaten! | THERE'S an old saying that you never see a bookie on a bike but the legendary Paddy McAuliffe could be pedalling for the hills if Limerick do the…
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British Rowing bans transgender athletes from women’s competition

British Rowing bans transgender athletes from women’s competition

British Rowing has banned transgender athletes from competing in elite female races but has enabled them to take part in a newly created open category that will come into effect on September 11. In a statement, the national governing body said only athletes who are "assigned female at birth" will be eligible to compete in its women's competitions…
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The pros have spoken: There will be fireworks at the Ironman World Championship Nice

The pros have spoken: There will be fireworks at the Ironman World Championship Nice

Just ask them. The top ranked pros for Sunday's race were on hand for the press conference today, and they were unanimous: there will be "fireworks" as athletes push themselves well beyond their limits on this tough course. The other thing the athletes were all clear about: there is nothing certain about Sunday's inaugural championship here in…
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Miracle as 'amazing' surgeons re-attach boy's 'decapitated' head after horror crash

Miracle as 'amazing' surgeons re-attach boy's 'decapitated' head after horror crash

Suleiman Hassan, 12, was rushed into emergency surgery after he was hit by a car whilst riding his bike - surgeons in Israel miraculously managed to re-attach his head Hadassah Ein Karem Hospital in Jerusalem, Israel A young boy has miraculously had his head re-attached during an "extremely rare" surgery following a horror crash. Suleiman Hassan,…
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Strictly Come Dancing 2023 line-up: Les Dennis revealed as final contestant

Strictly Come Dancing 2023 line-up: Les Dennis revealed as final contestant

We know summer is in its final weeks when the Strictly Come Dancing contestants are announced. And, as ever, they were preceded by weeks of rumours featuring everyone from Jill Scott to Phillip Schofield. The glittering show is set to return in September, along with hosts Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman, and judges Shirley Ballas, Craig Revel…
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Victorian poker machines: Pokies addicts tell their stories

Victorian poker machines: Pokies addicts tell their stories

It's 3.24am on a Wednesday morning in the pokies room at a hotel in Melbourne's south-east. I am surrounded by flashing machines with names like Eastern Empress, Immortal Shogun, Lightning Cash, Caribbean Gold and Lucky Break. Lightning in the shape of a dragon jags across animated screens. Pavlovian ka-chings, jangly music and the clink of…
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MotoGP Barcelona 2023 Race Predictions: Top Catalan GP Tips

MotoGP Barcelona 2023 Race Predictions: Top Catalan GP Tips

Barcelona is one of the traditional venues of the MotoGP World Championship and with good reason, as the race around the circuit is always an interesting preposition. Francesco Bagnaia will start on pole position for the Grand Prix that will take place today over 24 laps. In qualifying, he was able to narrowly beat the Aprilias of Aleix Espargaro,…
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La Vuelta 2023 Betting Offers. Vingegaard and Roglic Favourites

La Vuelta 2023 Betting Offers. Vingegaard and Roglic Favourites

The year's third and final Grand Tour has arrived with some of the world's best cyclists hitting the streets and mountains of Spain for the Vuelta a España. Last year's La Vuelta saw a first time winner in Remco Evenepoel, who was the favourite to take this year's Giro d'Italia before having to withdraw while in the lead of the race because he had…
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Vuelta a España set to go from sideshow to main event with 'star-studded' field of general classification hopes

Vuelta a España set to go from sideshow to main event with 'star-studded' field of general classification hopes

The Vuelta a España has always had something of an image problem. Mostly, that image surrounds it not being the Tour de France or Giro d'Italia - both of which were established earlier and generally hold more lustre for riders. It is very much the third-ranked of the three grand tours - the mammoth three-week stage races that test every aspect of a…
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Chess: Checkmate for the Egalitarians ━ The European Conservative

Chess: Checkmate for the Egalitarians ━ The European Conservative

Being in touch with your feminine side now confers such an advantage on modern athletes, that mainstream sports are finally wising up. Cycling, swimming, and rugby have already taken steps to ban'trans women' from female competition, and others are following suit. This means that the men's B league is having to look further afield for easy…
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How to prevent battery fires

How to prevent battery fires

Lithium-ion batteries, found in many popular consumer products, are under scrutiny again following a massive fire this week in New York City thought to be caused by the battery that powered an electric scooter. At least seven people have been injured in a five-alarm fire in the Bronx which required the attention of 200 firefighters. Officials…
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Road World Championships 2023: Elite men's road race contenders and pr

Road World Championships 2023: Elite men's road race contenders and pr

Formally the concluding event of the Road World Championships, the elite men's road race will for this year move to the first Sunday (August 6) of the UCI World Championships. This year the Worlds will take place in Glasgow, which hosts the first multi-discipline World Championships where track racing, mountain biking, BMX, road, and many more will…
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The Sunday Essay: Motoitoi’s cave

The Sunday Essay: Motoitoi’s cave

Learning our history, I often feel like I'm trying to run before I can walk. The Sunday Essay is made possible thanks to the support of Creative New Zealand. Illustrations by Huriana Kopeke-Te Aho. My sister and I visit the cemetery. This place, Pūrākaunui, was home to our tīpuna and some of them are buried here. Motoitoi (Kāti Mamoe, Kāi Tahu) was…
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Transgender cyclist Austin Killips wins women's Tour of the Gila

Transgender cyclist Austin Killips wins women's Tour of the Gila

In what has been described as a "Lia Thomas moment" for cycling, Austin Killips, a 27-year-old transgender rider, has won first prize for women at the Tour of the Gila, the premier road race in New Mexico. It marked the most significant result yet for Killips, a trans-identifying biological male from Chicago, who also won a medal in women's…
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WWE SmackDown Results: Winners And Grades As Jey Uso Quits WWE

WWE SmackDown Results: Winners And Grades As Jey Uso Quits WWE

WWE SmackDown advertised a "Hail to the Chief" ceremony where Jimmy Uso is expected to return to the Bloodline after betraying his brother Jey. SmackDown also advertised Karrion Kross vs. AJ Styles and Santos Escobar vs. Austin Theory for the United States Championship. The main event segment saw Jey Uso lay out Roman Reigns, Solo Sikoa and his…
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[UPDATED] Shamfa blasts no-show, unresponsive THA

[UPDATED] Shamfa blasts no-show, unresponsive THA

HOURS before the start of the 2023 Commonwealth Youth Games, Minister of Sport Shamfa Cudjoe blasted Tobago House of Assembly (THA) officials for poor communication, a no-show to a meeting, among other things, during preparations for the games. The opening ceremony will be held today at the Hasely Crawford Stadium and the games will end on August…
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