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Quick-fire Bailey storms to individual biathlon gold

Quick-fire Bailey storms to individual biathlon gold

Published 16/02/2017

Biathlon - IBU World Championships - Men's 15km Individual - Hochfilzen, Austria - 16/2/17 - Lowell Bailey from the U.S.in action. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

American Lowell Bailey pulled off one of the biggest upsets in biathlon history as he took the gold medal following a thrilling spurt to the finish to the men's 20km individual race at the World Championships on Thursday.

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Flawless Worley wins women`s giant slalom gold

Flawless Worley wins women`s giant slalom gold

Published 16/02/2017

Alpine Skiing - FIS Alpine Skiing World Championships - Women's Giant Slalom - St. Moritz, Switzerland - 16/2/17 - Tessa Worley of France in action. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Tessa Worley won her second gold medal at the alpine skiing world championship on Thursday as she took the women's giant slalom by storm, having been part of the French squad that won Tuesday's team event.

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Slovenia`s Stuhec wins Alpine skiing women`s downhill gold

Slovenia`s Stuhec wins Alpine skiing women`s downhill gold

Published 12/02/2017

Alpine Skiing - FIS Alpine Skiing World Championships - Women's Downhill - St. Moritz, Switzerland - 12/2/17 - Ilka Stuhec of Slovenia in action. REUTERS/Dominic Ebenbichler

Slovenia's Ilka Stuhec blasted to victory in the women's downhill at the Alpine Skiing world championships on Sunday as American Lindsey Vonn had to settle for third.

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Feuz wins Alpine skiing downhill gold for Switzerland

Feuz wins Alpine skiing downhill gold for Switzerland

Published 12/02/2017

Alpine Skiing - FIS Alpine Skiing World Championships - Men's Downhill - St. Moritz, Switzerland - 12/2/17 - Gold medalist Beat Feuz of Switzerland is flanked by Canada's silver medalist Erik Guay (L) of Canada and Austria's bronze medalist Max Franz following the men's downhill. REUTERS/Francis Bompard/POOL

Switzerland's Beat Feuz sent the home fans wild as he won downhill gold at the Alpine skiing world championships on Sunday, a day after celebrating his 30th birthday.

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Vonn says duct tape holding title hopes together

Vonn says duct tape holding title hopes together

Published 08/02/2017

Alpine Skiing - FIS Alpine Skiing World Championships - Women's Super G - St. Moritz, Switzerland - 7/02/17 - Lindsey Vonn of the USA reacts. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Lindsey Vonn, who has limited movement in her right hand from an injury suffered last November, said on Wednesday duct tape may be the key to success for her at the world championships in St. Moritz.

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ART medicine – high European service or child with guarantee?

ART medicine – high European service or child with guarantee?

Published 16/01/2017

French medicine is considered to be one of the best ones in the world. For many years it takes the 3rd – 4th position after [more…]

Darts: Dutchman Van Gerwen claims second world crown

Darts: Dutchman Van Gerwen claims second world crown

Published 02/01/2017

Darts - Betway Premier League Darts 2016 - Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff, Wales - 31/3/16Michael van Gerwen reacts during the matchMandatory Credit: Action Images / Peter CziborraLivepic

World number one Michael van Gerwen of the Netherlands won his second PDC World Darts Championship title with a 7-3 win over holder Gary Anderson at a sold-out Alexandra Palace on Monday.

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Fairfax Financial to buy Allied World for $4.9 billion in cash and stock

Fairfax Financial to buy Allied World for $4.9 billion in cash and stock

Published 19/12/2016

A man walks past a Fairfax Holdings sign directing shareholders to the meeting, at the annual general meeting for shareholders in Toronto, April 9, 2014. REUTERS/Mark Blinch

Toronto-based insurance group Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd has agreed to buy Swiss insurer Allied World Assurance Company Holdings AG for $4.9 billion in cash and stock, the companies said on Sunday.

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Swimming: Park and Hosszu dazzle at short course worlds

Swimming: Park and Hosszu dazzle at short course worlds

Published 12/12/2016

FILE PHOTO - 2016 Rio Olympics - Swimming - Preliminary - Men's 200m Freestyle - Heats - Olympic Aquatics Stadium - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 07/08/2016. Park Tae-Hwan (KOR) of South Korea competes. REUTERS/Dominic Ebenbichler

South Korea's Park Tae-hwan banished memories of a dismal run at the Rio Olympics by winning his third gold medal at the FINA short course world swimming championships in the men's 1,500 meters freestyle on Sunday in Windsor, Ontario.

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World Chess Championship officials sue to stop pirating of match

World Chess Championship officials sue to stop pirating of match

Published 08/11/2016

Organizers of the World Chess Championship sued on Monday to block a trio of website operators from broadcasting chess moves at the Nov. 11-30 match in New York, which is expected to draw millions of online viewers.

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