Results & Recap: A Week of World Firsts and Huge Sends at Audi Nines 2020

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Multiple world-first tricks were landed at the Audi Nines 2020 presented by Falken as the weeklong mountain bike event drew to a sensational close. German rider Nico Scholze landed the first Cordova Flip on a Downhill bike and Italy’s Diego Caverzasi completed a Backflip Barspin to Cliffhanger, while Swedish powerhouse Emil Johansson dominated the event’s contest runs, winning Best Freeride Line and Ruler of the Week.

Here in the Hunsrück-Nahe bike region near Birkenfeld, Germany, a team of the world’s best mountain bikers gathered from the 7th to the 13th of September for a session of the superlative variety. For the third consecutive year, the Ellweiler quarry—a former stone quarry that’s been converted into a top-level mountain bike venue—played host to a crew of outstanding athletes ready to push their sport to new heights.

Hungry to get on back on their bikes after months of cancelled events,

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Coronavirus Poses 5 Huge Threats To The Future Of Sports

Elwanda Tulloch

Americans are in a sprint to return to the sports they love. Players want to play, coaches want to coach, and teams want to see fans in the stands sooner than later. But what if a return to sports (as they once were) winds up being more of a marathon than a sprint?  

For months I’ve been covering the race to develop a Covid-19 cure. Though public health officials claim an FDA-approved vaccine should be ready by early 2021, that timeline is based more on medical optimism than scientific evidence or past precedent. Nearly all vaccines take five years or, usually, much longer. The world record for the fastest effective vaccine was set in 1967, when Merck licensed the mumps inoculation in just four years.

Scientists say that reaching “herd immunity,” the point at which the virus will no longer spread, will require at least 50% of the

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ANZ return a huge success and underlines why New Zealand are benchmark for world netball | Netball News

Elwanda Tulloch

“They have a style and the clubs adhere to that style and they produce players that can play on the international scene and I don’t think that is where England are at yet,” says Tamsin Greenway

Last Updated: 25/08/20 4:12pm

Central Pulse retained the ANZ Premiership title

Central Pulse retained the ANZ Premiership title

Tamsin Greenway believes there is plenty for the netball world to learn from the return of the ANZ Championship – and sees no sign of the Silver Ferns getting weaker.

Women’s sport has been hit hard across the globe in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic but New Zealand were among the first countries to get sport up and running, and the ANZ was a big part of that.

Central Pulse retained the title they won last year with victory over Tactix in Sunday’s Grand Final, and the return of the ANZ is widely regarded as successful,

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