Author: John Burgman Publish date: Nov 2, 2018 During the men’s combined finals at the IFSC’s World Championships this September, the crowd cheered as commentator Charlie Boscoe uttered something honest and accurate on the livestream broadcast: “Nobody’s got any idea about the combined,” he said. “All of this is new to everyone—athletes, routesetters, commentators…we know how the climbing works, we know how the individual disciplines work, but how they work with each other is the real unknown.” Since then, we’ve witnessed the exciting conclusion of the men’s and women’s combined portions of the Innsbruck World Championships as well as the combined format at the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The latter marked the first official Olympic medals awarded to climbers. We’re finally starting to get some answers about how the Olympic format works on the grand stage, and we can make … [Read more...] about What the World Championships and Youth Olympics Can Tell Us About the Tokyo Olympics
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By Michael Cabanatuan Updated 3:26 pm PDT, Tuesday, September 25, 2018 Odalys Vallejo is silhouetted against a train at the CalTrain Station near 4th and King streets in San Francisco, Calif. Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018. Odalys Vallejo is silhouetted against a train at the CalTrain Station near 4th and King streets in San Francisco, Calif. Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018. Photo: Jessica Christian / The Chronicle Buy photo A logo is seen on the side of a train as it sits at the CalTrain Station in San Francisco, Calif., on Thursday December 21, 2017. A logo is seen on the side of a train as it sits at the CalTrain Station in San Francisco, Calif., on Thursday December 21, 2017. Photo: Michael Short, Special To The Chronicle Buy photo A CalTrain worker walks next to a south bound stopped at the Bayshore CalTrain Station in Brisbane, Calif., on Thursday … [Read more...] about Caltrain won’t run trains to or from San Francisco on weekends for next six months
By Charles Odum Associated Press Published 7:18 p.m. UTC Jul 17, 2018 Atlanta – Even six months later, there was no way for Kirby Smart to dodge the question. The Georgia coach just knew he’d be asked if he has recovered from the Bulldogs’ loss to Alabama in the national championship game. “Everybody wants to ask that question,” Smart said Tuesday at the Southeastern Conference’s annual preseason media gathering. “It’s not like I have nightmares about it, no,” Smart added. Georgia enjoyed memorable highlights in Smart’s second season, including the Bulldogs’ first SEC championship since 2005, a win at Notre Dame and a national semifinals victory over Oklahoma in the Rose Bowl. More: The Detroit News' best in Big Ten football The Bulldogs lost their chance for their first national championship since 1980 when Alabama’s Tua Tagovailoa completed a dramatic 41-yard touchdown pass to DeVonta Smith in … [Read more...] about Powerful Georgia reloads for another championship run
Video Marley Watkins was a free transfer arrival 12 months ago. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd ©Focus Images Limited www.focus-images.co.uk +447814 482222 Marley Watkins was the first signing of the new Norwich era 12 months ago on a free transfer. Paddy Davitt scans the current list of Championship options. Sammy Ameobi caused Norwich City problems in Bolton's home win. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd Daniel Farke spent the majority of the final Championship games dodging questions about Norwich City’s transfer plans this summer. But with Football League clubs already able to put deals in place and the domestic window for Premier League clubs opening today, words will start to give way to actions. Given the January pursuit of Den Haag full-back Tyronne Ebuehi, allied to the contractual uncertainty around Ivo Pinto and the return to sender of Harrison Reed, a right back appears an essential item. So too a striker to furnish the pretty patterns … [Read more...] about Can Norwich City pick up a bargain in the Championship freebies?
Spring in Austin is often warmer than we’d like it to be, but when these artists bring fire we’ll take the heat.April 29: Joey Bada$$ at Emo’s. The young upstart from Brooklyn, whose arrival on the national scene as a teenager was heralded by 1000 (legitimate) Nas comparisons, is one of the most talented rhyme slingers of his generation. His solid 2017 release, “All Amerikkan Badass,” was a portrait of an artist trying to make sense of a country unable to wrest itself from the grip of the injustice silently entwined in its aspirational origin story. Now 23, and off the cannabis, he’s one of the artists leading hip-hop into a new golden era. $26.50-$28. 7 p.m. doors. 2015 E. Riverside Dr. emosaustin.com — D.S.S. May 5 Jmblya at Circuit of the Americas. Once again, local hip-hop promotion powerhouse Scoremore has produced a stellar lineup for their annual turn up. Emotional rapper/singer J. Cole leads a bill that includes a powerhouse … [Read more...] about Six hip-hop shows bringing heat to Austin this spring