Riverbration boat race that started in the 1950s set to return to Allegheny River

551389700bd3a.imageRiverbration boat race that started in the 1950s set to return to Allegheny River
It’s been around two decades since boats last roared along the Allegheny River competing against one another in a Kittanning racing event. But in August, the three-day Riverbration boat race that first began in the 1950s is set to return. The 2016 …

The great snake boat race of India
These are external links and will open in a new window The annual snake boat race in the southern Indian state of Kerala is a unique sporting spectacle because of its scale and popularity. Faizal Khan watched the event at the weekend to explain why …
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Women’s University Boat Race turns tide with historic first Thames race
(CNN)For more than 150 years, men’s rowing crews from Oxford and Cambridge have battled it out for supremacy in the annual University Boat Race on London’s River Thames. A lot of water has passed under the bridge since the race was first contested over the …
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The one bet you should make on the Cheltenham Gold Cup horse race

The one bet you should make on the Cheltenham Gold Cup horse race
Aidan Coleman rode Native River to glory at Newbury races in February, 2017. Alan Crowhurst / Getty Images The Cheltenham Festival reportedly attracts 150 million of betting money every season, but where should you place your wager? The Gold Cup on …
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Post Time: Racing across the globe this weekend
This weekend’s thoroughbred racing calendar includes the richest night in racing in Dubai and three key prep races on the road to the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby. At Meydan Racecourse in the United Arab Emirates races with purses totaling $ 27 …
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Street-Sense left, and Great-Hunter Dubai Picture
Street Sense and Great Hunter, who traded Grade 1 wins as two-year-olds last fall, will cross paths again on Saturday in a final stop leading into the spring classics in the $ 750,000 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (G1) at Keeneland Race Course. Great Hunter won …
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Kentucky NASCAR Race Postponed By Rain

Kentucky NASCAR Race Postponed By Rain
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Kentucky Speedway was postponed by rain on Saturday. The Quaker State 400 race will now take place at noon EDT on Sunday. Forecasters expected scattered thunderstorms throughout the afternoon and evening on Saturday …
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NASCAR overhauls race and playoff format
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – NASCAR announced major changes to its points format on Monday night at the Charlotte Motor Speedway Media Tour. Races will now consist of three stages with bonus points for the top-10 finishers in the first two stages. The winner of …
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NASCAR Racing 3
The inherent hypocrisy in reviewing simulations is that in most cases, the journalist responsible for the article has nothing to compare the simulation to. I, for one, have never flown a F-16, driven in a Sherman tank or sat at the helm of a missile-packin …
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Outsider Gomati clinches race

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Manama : Outsider Gomati owned by Mohammed Abdul Rahman Al Jassmi, trained by Fawzi Nass and ridden by Stephane Ladjadj won the richest race for the Al Salam Cup for imported three years old and upwards over 1,600 metres and worth BD5,000 by one and three …
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Worley Wins World Cup GS After Shiffrin Loses 1st-run Lead
MARIBOR, Slovenia (AP) Tessa Worley of France won her third women’s World Cup giant slalom of the season on Saturday after Mikaela Shiffrin of the United States failed to hold on to a first-run lead. Worley had the fastest second-run time to beat Sofia …
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Pegasus World Cup Invitational at Gulfstream Park
It is three weeks to the inaugural running of the G1 Pegasus World Cup Invitational at Gulfstream Park in Florida, a race billed as unique in the modern racing environment. A total of $ 12m prizemoney is up for grabs with the proceeds being made available …
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Cy and David’s Picks: A Composer at 80, an Uncomfortable Comedy About Race, and a Magical, Musical World

musicCy and David’s Picks: A Composer at 80, an Uncomfortable Comedy About Race, and a Magical, Musical World
We mentioned Steve Reich a few weeks ago — now it’s Philip Glass’ turn. And you can celebrate his still-dexterous fingers as he joins four other pianists to play all 20 of Glass’ piano études. He’s working with a terrific team, including the …
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New music director named at Presbyterian Church
“My mother, grandmother and aunt sing in the choir. My uncle is a choir director. And my grandmother and cousin are exceptional pianists/organists. “My grandmother definitely was the one who inspired me most to ask to take piano lessons,” adding his …
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Philip Glass brings his monumental etudes to Stanford Live
Four pianists, in addition to Glass himself, will be performing the 20-piece work: Anton Batagov, Sarah Cahill, Aaron Diehl and Jenny Lin. The New York Times has called the 20 etudes some of Glass’ “best, most harmonically inventive music.”
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Doug Kalitta wins closest NHRA Top Fuel drag race ever by .0001 seconds

sportDoug Kalitta wins closest NHRA Top Fuel drag race ever by .0001 seconds
“Ask any racer. Any real racer. It don’t matter if you win by an inch or a mile. Winning’s winning.” There’s little that if you asked Doug Kalitta, he’d agree with those words, spoken by the character Dom Toretto in “The Fast and the Furious …
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Bob Vandergriff shuts down his NHRA Top Fuel team
The world of NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Top Fuel competition shrank today as Bob Vandergriff announced he would be shutting the doors to his eponymous organization. His team fielded Top Fuel rails for Phoenix winner Leah Pritchett and Dave …
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First Ride: 2016 Trek Top Fuel
The Top Fuel has been missing from Trek’s lineup for the last few years, long enough that the previous version rolled on 26” wheels and had a 2×10 drivetrain. For 2016 the XC race machine reemerges with 29” wheels, Boost 148 wheel spacing, and a …
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Synchro figure skating, mass start speed race proposed for 2018 Olympics

sportSynchro figure skating, mass start speed race proposed for 2018 Olympics
Synchronized skating, a figure skating discipline, and a mass start speed skating event open to both long track and short track athletes could be on the program for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. International Skating Union President …
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Sisters place first at figure skating competition
Norwalk 5th grader, Olivia Smith, and her younger sister, 3rd grader, Ruby Smith recently competed at the Skating Club of Southern CT Basic Skills Competition at the SoNo Ice House. Olivia and Ruby have been taking figure skating lessons at the SoNo Ice …
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Peter Burrows, Olympic figure skating coach, dies at 75
Peter Burrows, a coach to dozens of figure skating Olympians and U.S. national medalists, including Dorothy Hamill before her 1976 gold-medal performance, died April 9. He was 75. An Albertson resident and former director of the figure skating school at …
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TWMX Race Series Profile: Wyatt Cameron

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What is it about motocross that you like so much compared to all of the other sports out there? I like how it isn’t really a normal sport, it is more like a competition and I like how you are actually on a motorcycle instead of just running or …
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Takaka’s Harwood claims national MX2 motocross title
The Waitakere-based rider from Takaka (CML KTM 250F) had been in scintillating form through the first three of four rounds of this season’s New Zealand Motocross Championships and had built a solid 13-point advantage for himself before arriving at …
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The final round of the 5-race showdown is in Las Vegas on May 6. This NASCAR-borrowed concept may not be to the liking of hard-core motocross fans, but it is being considered as a possible Supercross format in the future—unless someone comes to their …
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NASCAR 2016: When, where to watch today’s Sprint Cup race at Atlanta (photos)

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Tony Schumacher won in Top Fuel, and Rodger Brogdon in Pro Stock. Last event: Ron Capps topped the Funny Car field Feb. 14 in the season-opening Winternationalsin Pomona, California. Steve Torrence won in Top Fuel, and Greg Anderson in Pro Stock.
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Capps, Kalitta and Butner top qualifying at Phoenix
In the 14-car ladder, Butner will face V. Gaines, who qualified 14th with a 6.778 at 207.27 in his Kendall Oil Dodge Dart. Points leader Anderson’s 6.623-second effort in the heat of the day means he will meet Vincent Nobile in the first round …
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All hail the new Bugatti Chiron
Then there’s the top speed, which Bugatti has limited to 261mph – a token 3mph more than the Veyron Super Sport. The specially-developed, wider Michelins can take more, Bugatti says, and will be used for a Chiron’s record-setting attempt, which is …
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The Hellhole Gravel Grind Stage Race Report and Results

sportThe Hellhole Gravel Grind Stage Race Report and Results
The roads of Francis Marion are littered with car sized, bike swallowing potholes, megafauna such as bear, snakes, boar (and chupacabra…), and trail sections along the Palmetto Trail that are difficulty rated, in Roubaix-like fashion, by the race …
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LOMBARDIA ’15: Roadside With Pez!
lombardia15-01pez My second time back in two years – Il Lombardia was better than ever, with great racing, epic weather, and a course around Lake Como worthy of this Monument – my day chasing the race was a fitting end to the 2015 race season.
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Velo magazine — October 2015
While the contingent of American racers has never been stronger, the domestic race scene is a discombobulated mix of races in USA Cycling’s sprawling Pro CX calendar. Spencer Powlison considers what should be done to improve the circuit for fans and …
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