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Re: The Miscellaneous Sports Thread
« Reply #405 on: September 30, 2018, 06:38:15 pm »
Alejandro Valverde wins the men's world road race, a deserved win.

Dramatic race with a near insane last miles climb.  :)

Good to see an old man in the top spot. Can hardly think of a worthier winner.
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Re: The Miscellaneous Sports Thread
« Reply #406 on: September 30, 2018, 07:04:01 pm »
Alejandro Valverde wins the men's world road race, a deserved win.

Dramatic race with a near insane last miles climb.  :)

Good to see an old man in the top spot. Can hardly think of a worthier winner.

So there's hope for some of us yet?  :D
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Re: The Miscellaneous Sports Thread
« Reply #407 on: September 30, 2018, 07:57:41 pm »
That was a brutal last climb - 28% at the world championships?  Next year they are going to include a climbing wall so they can outdo that...
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Re: The Miscellaneous Sports Thread
« Reply #408 on: October 07, 2018, 12:56:10 pm »
"Af alle latterlige Ting forekommer det mig at være det allerlatterligste at have travlt" - Kierkegaard

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Re: The Miscellaneous Sports Thread
« Reply #409 on: December 05, 2018, 04:44:10 am »
The Czechs are criticized for filming time out gatherings during the EC in handball in an alternative angle

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Re: The Miscellaneous Sports Thread
« Reply #410 on: February 20, 2019, 07:13:55 am »
Tour de France starts in Copenhagen in 2021. :w00t: :yeah:
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Re: The Miscellaneous Sports Thread
« Reply #411 on: February 20, 2019, 07:32:37 am »
Tour de France starts in Copenhagen in 2021. :w00t: :yeah:

 :cool:

I hope you get a better view than I did when in London for the 2012(?) start.
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Re: The Miscellaneous Sports Thread
« Reply #412 on: February 20, 2019, 02:55:58 pm »
Tour de France starts in Copenhagen in 2021. :w00t: :yeah:

 :cool:

I hope you get a better view than I did when in London for the 2012(?) start.

Prologue in Copenhagen and a stage from Roskilde - Odense (20 minutes by train). 3rd stage is in southern Jutland which is too far away even for TdF. :P
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Re: The Miscellaneous Sports Thread
« Reply #413 on: April 15, 2019, 12:07:49 am »
Congratulations Tiger on winning your fifth Masters. :cheers:
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Re: The Miscellaneous Sports Thread
« Reply #414 on: April 24, 2019, 09:38:43 am »
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Paralympics GB stunned after Yokohama hotels demand payment for accessibility
• Paralympics GB team hit with ‘huge headache’ for training camp
• Senior figure says hotels have shown a ‘total lack of interest’

British Paralympic officials say they were left stunned when hotels near their training camp for the 2020 Games demanded they pay to make rooms accessible for wheelchair athletes – and then pay again to convert them back afterwards.

One senior figure said there had been a “total lack of interest” from hotels they had contacted in Yokohama when it came to helping the British Paralympic team, who will make their final preparations in the city ahead of Tokyo 2020. Another source said the issue had been a “huge headache” for more than 18 months.

What has made the issue harder to solve is that it is beyond the remit of the Tokyo 2020 organising committee, which runs the Games. Rather it is down to individual hotels – many of whom do not see the social or economic benefits of providing more accessible rooms.

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Re: The Miscellaneous Sports Thread
« Reply #415 on: April 28, 2019, 07:41:12 am »
Stay classy Japan
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Re: The Miscellaneous Sports Thread
« Reply #416 on: April 28, 2019, 02:04:46 pm »
Congratulations Tiger on winning your fifth Masters. :cheers:

Agreed. Glad to see him making a comeback. 

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Re: The Miscellaneous Sports Thread
« Reply #417 on: July 14, 2019, 12:35:48 pm »
Wimbledon final is pretty epic so far

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Re: The Miscellaneous Sports Thread
« Reply #418 on: July 14, 2019, 02:38:51 pm »
Portugal World Champion in rink (roller) hockey. It's been a while (2003). :)
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Re: The Miscellaneous Sports Thread
« Reply #419 on: August 24, 2019, 02:46:42 pm »
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m_Zdh9FMCc4

The Little League World Series is one of the coolest sporting events ever.

Curacao beats Japan to make it to the final.  Things get pretty exciting in the 6th (last) inning.
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