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A raging victory for Australia’s Wilson and America's Kasper in New Plymouth WC

America’s Kirsten Kasper produced the perfect race execution to claim the title at the 2018 ITU New Plymouth World Cup today, while in the men's race, Australia's Declan Wilson produced the race of his career to claim his first ever victory in a World Cup.

The 2018 New Plymouth ITU Triathlon World Cup is a sprint distance triathlon covering a 750m swim, 20km cycle and 5km run. The event was be held at Ngamotu Beach and the surrounding scenic roads of Taranaki.

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Murray and Jeffcoat crowned in 2018 Mooloolaba World Cup

For the 16th consecutive year, world’s top triathletes gathered in the Sunshine Coast this weekend to participate in the second stop of the ITU World Cup Tour, in Mooloolaba (Australia).

Women's Review

Australia’s Emma Jeffcoat was the one to beat in 2018 ITU Mooloolaba World Cup today. Championed with a home crowd, Jeffcoat dominated today’s race to win gold and step on top of the World Cup podium.

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Australia to meet Argentina in final of Odisha Men’s Hockey World League Final

The final of the Odisha Men’s Hockey World League Final Bhubaneswar 2017 will be a mouth-watering clash between the respective world and Olympic champions, with Australia set to meet Rio 2016 gold medallists Argentina in the championship match on Sunday.

Australia overcame stern resistance from Germany to emerge with a 3-0 win to maintain their hopes of defending the Hockey World League title that they won in Lucknow two years ago, setting up a clash with Los Loenes, the top ranked team in the game.

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2017 World Rowing Award winners revealed

A year of break-out performances and the rise of new names has helped shape the winners of the 2017 World Rowing Awards, presented by the World Rowing Federation, FISA.

The return to the top of the mighty German men’s eight earns them World Rowing Male Crew of the Year. The powerful single sculler, Jeannine Gmelin of Switzerland is the World Rowing Female Crew of the Year. The darling of Norwegian rowing, Birgit Skarstein is the World Rowing Para Crew of the Year winner.  Coach of the World Champion French lightweight men’s double sculls, Alexis Besancon is the World Rowing Coach of the Year. The World Rowing Distinguished Service to Rowing goes to Australia’s John Boultbee.

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IOC suspends Russian NOC

The IOC Executive Board today studied and discussed the findings of the Commission led by the former President of Switzerland, Samuel Schmid, addressing the systematic manipulation of the anti-doping system in Russia. This report also addresses in particular the manipulation at the anti-doping laboratory at the Olympic Winter Games Sochi 2014 which targeted the Olympic Games directly. Over 17 months of extensive work, the Schmid Commission gathered evidence and information and held hearings with all the main actors. Due process, to which every individual and every organisation is entitled, was followed. This opportunity was not available to the IOC prior to the Olympic Games Rio 2016.

The conclusions of the Schmid Report, on both factual and legal aspects, confirmed “the systemic manipulation of the anti-doping rules and system in Russia, through the Disappearing Positive Methodology and during the Olympic Winter Games Sochi 2014, as well as the various levels of administrative, legal and contractual responsibility, resulting from the failure to respect the respective obligations of the various entities involved”.

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