SWIMMING – With only one day of competition left at the 2015 Swimming World Championships in Kazan, the United States have reclaimed their leading position in the Market Share (metric that weights all ranks) table, but only by a very small margin. Like we reported earlier this week, their position is being challenged by traditional rivals Australia, China and France, but also the strong emerging force that is Great Britain. For comparison, the US had a market share of nearly 50% only eight years ago, now that has been reduced to 20%.
Latest Rio 2016 forecast predicts a decline in medals for Great Britain in comparison to London 2012.
SWIMMING – At the 2015 World Swimming Championships in Kazan, Russia, Australia and Great Britain have shown their intent to knock the United States off their perch as the world’s leading nation in swimming. After three days of competition they have a greater market share, a metric that weights all ranks, than the US.
SWIMMING – At the 16th FINA World Championships the best swimmers of the world will compete for the world titles. Several word records have been swum at previous world championships. We were dying to know how a world record holder compares to the other medallists at the world championships. Continue reading
OLYMPIC GAMES – At the 128th IOC Session, it was announced today that Beijing will host the 2022 Olympic Winter Games.
CYCLING – The 2015 Tour de France finished on Sunday. See below some various facts & figures about this year’s edition.
CYCLING – Chris Froome won the 2015 Tour de France and earned €503,530 combined, most of all riders. His final classification victory alone was already worth €450,000, which is more than any other team has earned combined. Continue reading