Ice swimming considered for Winter Olympics

With a one-mile ice swim event being considered for inclusion at future Winter Olympics researchers at Winona State University in Minnesota and the International Ice Swimming Association (IISA) have investigated the performance and human physiological response in water -5° Celsius or less. Advertisement  The scientists analysed more than 80 ice swimmers ((71 male, 17 female)…

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Grandstand tickets now on sale for Columbia Threadneedle World Triathlon Leeds

Grandstand tickets for the 2016 Columbia Threadneedle World Triathlon Leeds, are now on sale.  Ticketholders will be able enjoy unsurpassed views of the thrilling racing action from seats overlooking the finish-line in the heart of Millennium Square. Click Here: liverpool mens jersey Advertisement The much-anticipated Columbia Threadneedle World Triathlon Leeds, will provide the British public…

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Helen Jenkins wins WTS Gold Coast in Australia

The USA athlete Gwen Jorgensen unbeatable run is over and she has to make do with silver as Brit Helen Jenkins wins WTS Gold Coast, her first WTS win since 2012. The New Zealand athlete Andrea Hewitt took third. Fellow Brit Jodie Stimpson finished in 12th, about three minutes behind Jenkins. Advertisement “I can’t quite…

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Running: how and why it helps fight cancer

Although it is commonly believed that exercise helps fight, and prevent cancer, scientists have been unable to explain quite why until now.  However University of Copenhagen now believe that have found a link that explains why running can reduce cancer risk and tumour growth. Click Here: liverpool mens jersey Advertisement They discovered that training mice…

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220 Triathlon Awards 2016 gallery

The annual shindig, that is the 220 Triathlon Awards were held last weekend at Stratford Town Hall in London, with Olympic legend Derek Redmond on hand to give out trophies to the winners. Advertisement In his speech Derek spoke about the impact sport has had on his life, and that iconic moment when his hamstring went…

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