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20.06.2009

Vitali wins comeback award!

WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko has been chosen by the legendary sports stars of the Laureus World Sports Aacdemy as the 2009 Laureus world comeback of the year. The announcement that Vitali Klitschko had won the Laureus Comeback Award was made by the Laureus World Sports Academy Chairman, Edwin Moses, and fellow Academy members Boris […]

20.06.2009
19.06.2009
19.06.2009

Dominican weightlifter’s "B" sample negative

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) - The Dominican Olympic Committee has cleared weightlifter Yudelquis Contreras of doping allegations after her “B” sample came back negative. Contreras was one of six athletes (and the only weightlifter) competing at last year’s Beijing Olympics who had tested positive for CERA, an advanced version of the blood-boosting drug EPO, during […]

18.06.2009
18.06.2009

2016 Olympic Bid Cities briefing IOC Members in Lausanne

The four candidate cities bidding to host the Games of the XXXI Olympiad in 2016 – Chicago (USA), Tokyo (Japan), Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) and Madrid (Spain)  – are all at the Olympic Museum in Lausanne (Switzerland) on 17th and 18th June to give a technical briefing to the 93 members of the International Olympic […]

17.06.2009

So far only Asians win at the 2009 JWC in Bucharest

Up to the third day into the 2009 Junior World Championships running in the Romanian capital, Bucharest, with two women’s and two men’s categories completed, only Asians were crowned world champions. The 56kg gold was “traditionally” taken by Wu Jingbiao, CHN, but in the 62kg Indonesia’s star Irawan retained his supremacy. The women opened with Khamsri […]

16.06.2009
16.06.2009

INTERN. ALPENCUP 2009 – Rum – Tirol

ZEITPLAN / CALENDARIO: Freitag / Venerdì 19. Juni 2009: Ankunft der Delegationen / Arrivo delle delegazioni 15.00 Uhr: „Technische Sitzung / Sessione tecnica”   im Hotel „Rumer Hof”, Bundesstraße 11 Trainingsmöglichkeit und Sauna / Centro di formazione con sauna Birkengasse 4 – Trainingszentrum KSV-RUM (Kindergarten / Asilo) von 15.00 Uhr bis 18.00 Uhr Wettkampfhalle / […]

16.06.2009
13.06.2009

First launch of IWF Live Results System at Bucharest

At the 2009 Junior World Championships the IWF will launch for the first time its new technology innovation: the Live Results System. Following the successful tests at the Youth World Championships of ChiangMai and at the Pan-American Championships of Chicago, the IWF will now implement its new Live Results at the Junior World Championships starting […]

11.06.2009

No Austria comeback by Olympic champ Steiner

Olympic gold-medal winner Matthias Steiner has ruled out a return to Austria. The Austria-born weightlifter won gold at last summer’s Olympic Games in Beijing for Germany. He joined that country’s weight-lifting federation after falling out with the Austrian Weightlifters Association over training methods in 2005. Speaking to ORF.at, Steiner said today (Weds): “Performing for Austria […]

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