Performance Sports Articles by Date

July 2014

  • Power of the Panzerwagen: Tony Martin Dominates Tour de France Stage 20 Time Trial

    Cycling: 101th Tour de France / Stage 20

    Posted 2 days ago by John Ohail

    The translation of German Tony Martin’s nickname, “Panzerwagen,” results in the English word, “tank.” Martin has been just that during his career time trial performances. He backed up his nickname in today’s Tour de France Stage 20 time trial, winning in a time of 1 hour, 6 minutes and 21 seconds. The reigning Time Trial World Champion put down an unmatched effort on the penultimate stage of the 2014 Tour, topping his closest competitor by a staggering 1 minute, 39 seconds.

  • Stimpson Wins First Gold of 2014 Commonwealth Games; Murray Podiums for South Africa

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    Posted 3 days ago by John Ohail

    English triathlete Jodie Stimpson opened the 2014 Commonwealth Games in style. The 25-year-old won the first gold medal of the Glasgow 2014 Games by running to the women’s triathlon victory in Scotland’s Strathclyde Country Park. She was joined on the podium by fellow Oakley triathletes, Kristen Sweetland of Canada and Vicky Holland of England. These were England’s first ever triathlon medals in the Commonwealth Games.