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Barty and Sakkari to meet after marathon wins in Cincinnati

Added: 15.08.2019 22:02 | 20 views | 0 comments

Top seed Ash Barty overcame 49 unforced errors and a stiff challenge from Anett Kontaveit to reach the quarter-finals with a 4-6 7-5 7-5 win of the Cincinnati Masters on Thursday.

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Even elite endurance athletes have a limit. Scientists just found it.

Added: 15.08.2019 19:18 | 16 views | 0 comments

The elite category of endurance athletes is truly incredible. They run 50-mile ultramarathons, bike the 23-day Tour de France, and generally achieve physical feats that seem superhuman. But there is a limit to the human body, and scientists have found it.

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'Year at sea will boost my bid for Tokyo gold'

Added: 05.10.2017 2:30 | 0 views | 0 comments

Annalise Murphy says her temporary switch from dinghy sailing to the Volvo Ocean Race is "like Usain Bolt stepping up to ultra-marathons" - but she insists that spending 12 months away from her specialist discipline won't harm her push for Olympic gold at Tokyo 2020.

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