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Utah (AP) American Brittany Bowe broke the world record in the women's 1,000 meters Sunday in a World Cup speedskating race at the Utah Olympic Oval, finishing in 1:12.58. Bowe broke the record of 1:12.68 set by Canada's Christine Nesbitt in Calgary,
Norway The Associated Press Published Sunday, Feb. 17 2013, 2:49 PM EST Last updated Sunday, Feb. 17 2013, 2:49 PM EST Dutch speed skater Sven Kramer has become the first man to win six all-round world championships. Kramer secured his sixth victory
Olympic champion Ireen Wust beat Dutch teammate Diane Valkenburg for the second time in two days to win the 3,000-meter race at a speed skating World Cup meet on Sunday. Wust and Valkenburg also had the identical 1-2 finish in the 1,500 a day earlier.
World Champion Sven Kramer led a Dutch sweep of the top three places in winning the 5,000-meter race at a speedskating World Cup event on Saturday. Kramer notched his third win in the distance this season by clocking 6 minutes, 11.76 seconds.
Dutch skaters swept nearly all the medals at the European Allround Championships on Sunday, with Sven Kramer winning the men's title for the sixth time and Ireen Wust earning her third gold medal in the women's event.
Kramer won the 5,000 metres on Friday to take his 11th national title but dropped out of Sunday's 10,000 because he is still recovering from a back injury. Jorrit Bergsma won the 10 kilometre event, seeing off team mate Bob de Jong with a new
Olympic Gold for the Netherlands from 1900 Monday 09 July 2012 The Olympics haven't started yet but the Netherlands has won gold already, albeit one that dates back to 1900, the Volkskrant writes on Monday. New research and changes to the rules mean
Christine Nesbitt added a gold in the 1,500 metres at the ISU world single distance speedskating championships on Friday in Heerenvenn, Netherlands, to go along with her overall World Cup title in the same distance. The speed skater from London, Ont.,
Christine Nesbitt from Canada waves after winning the Women's 1,000 meters race of the speedskating World Cup in Berlin Sunday, March 11, 2012. The Canadian Press Published Sunday, Mar. 11, 2012 11:44AM EDT Last updated Sunday, Mar. 11, 2012 12:34PM
Kauppila drove in runs in two separate four-run innings, with an RBI single in the four-run first and a two-out single in the sixth. The two rallies were enough for freshman John Hochstatter (3-0) to pick up his third victory after 5 1/3 innings. He