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It’s here to stay, people, so enjoy it. We have embedded this from Universal Sports, whose coverage of rugby is actually very good—so readers in the USA take note, they will be covering the Rugby World Cup later this year, too. This is the best advertisement ever for the sport of Sevens. These are those […]
Sad day for running and runners everywhere While watching the Chicago Bulls dismantle the Miami Heat in the NBA Eastern Conference Finals, I received the sad and shocking news that Sammy Wanjiru, 2008 Olympic Marathon Champion and one of greatest marathoners ever, has died in Kenya, aged 24. The initial details seem to indicate either a […]
I’m pretty sure that by now, most of you have read the following news, in which L’Equipe has obtained a confidential document from the UCI in which all the riders in the 2010 Tour de France have been scored on a scale from 0 to 10 based on their biological passport data (I’ve copied the […]
Apologies for the long delay between posts! With a busy work period for both of us, and a slew of bank holidays here in SA, the routine has been rather disrupted. I’m still sitting on a series on 10,000 hours of training vs talent. I’m also heading to the American College of Sports Medicine Annual […]