Monthly Archives: July 2013

Rui Costa Quest for 2013 UCI Top 10 – Next Races

Rui Costa Quest for 2013 UCI Top 10 – Next Races

After the Tour de France – where he amazingly won 2 well deserved mountain stages – Portuguese rider Rui costa dropped to 13th place in the UCI Ranking. Rui Costa was 10th before the Tour after winning two years in a row the Tour de Suisse. Amazing Portuguese Rui Costa Wins Tour de Suisse 2

Bolt and Farah 600 Metres Charity Race: Who will Win? (Poll and Facts)

Mo Farah challenged Usain Bolt for a 600 or 800 metres race with charity purposes. Bolt accepted the challenge and a 600 metres races will be held at a place and date both yet unknown. In the past a somehow similar challenge was held between Michael Johnson (200 metres 1996 Olympic Champion) and Donovan Bailey (100

Formula 1 2013 Poll: Update by Half Season

The 2013 Formula 1 season will continue today in Hungary, at Hungaroring (14:00 AM CET). Lewis Hamilton will start from Pole Position, the 31st of his career. This race marks the overturn of half the season. With 9 races already held Vettel leads the championship with 157 points, 34 more that Alonso and 41 over Raikkonen. Our current

IAAF Athletics World Championships 2013 – Race Calendar and Facts

The 2013 athletics world championships will take place between August 10th and 18th, in Moscow, Russia. The 100 metres men’s race (August 11th, 18:50 CET) and the marathon (August 17th, 12:30 CET) are usually the most awaited events. In the 100 metres Usain Bolt was supposed to have the fierce competition of USA’ Tyson Gay that recently proved to be in

New UCI Ranking After Tour de France 100th – Froome 1st, Sagan 2nd and Rodriguez 3rd

The Tour de France 100th edition produced major changes in the UCI Ranking. Remember that the Tour de France awards the following UCI Points: • 200-150-120-110-100-90-80-70-60-50-40-30-24-20-16-12-10-8-6-4 to the first 20 riders of the final general classification; • 20-10-6-4-2 points will be assigned to the 5 riders of each stage.  The new UCI Ranking after the Tour in

UEFA’s Country and Team Ranking For 2013/2014

Following our previous posts “UEFA projected country rankings for 2013/2014 in the beginning of the season” and Projection for the 2013/2014 UEFA’s team ranking in the beginning of the season we now publish the final rank for the 2013/2014 season’s beginning Remember how to compute this ranks on: Soccer – UEFA’s Country Ranking: How it works and what it serves

Amazing Portuguese Rui Costa Wins Tour de Suisse 2 Years in a Row!

Movistar Team Portuguese Cycling wonder – Rui Costa – just won the Tour de Suisse 2013!!! The last stage – a 26 km ‘climb time trial’ – just finished a few minutes ago and Rui Costa trashed the competition winning with a 21 seconds advantage. Rui Costa snapped the yellow jersey from local cyclist Mathias Frank and repeated his

Tour de France Week 1: Summary Results, Rui Costa Top10 and UCI Rankings

Week 1 of the 100th Tour de France came to an end yesterday with Sky’s Chris Froome wearing the Yellow Jersey. This first week had its peak during the weekend. If in Saturday’s stage Froome and his team-mate Richie Porte, and the Sky team dominated the hill, yesterday’s stage showed a strong Movistar pack demolishing Sky and leaving