5th November, 2017
Uniting on the Promenade des Anglais in Nice this morning, the 13,300 participants taking part in the 10th edition of the French Riviera Marathon Nice-Cannes set off at 8am with slightly overcast skies.
Ahead of the runners, was a 42.195km coastal course passing through many of the French Riviera's most famous landmarks and finishing on the famous Boulevard de la Croisette in Cannes.
The runners enjoyed one of the world's most attractive marathon courses with 95% of the route along the Mediterranean Sea with the sun rising up in Cannes to welcome the runners as they crossed…
3rd November, 2017
The Running Expo Marathon Village for the tenth French Riviera Marathon Nice-Cannes officially opened its doors yesterday to thousands of running enthusiasts ready to take part in this great festival of running.
Around 13,330 runners are expected to toe the start-line on the Promenade des Anglais across three race formats on Sunday.
Runners lined up to collect their bibs and official bags as the doors to the Running Expo opened at 4pm yesterday on the Place Masséna.
The Running Expo gives runners and spectators an opportunity to discover the French Riviera Marathon's partners and ensure they…
30th October, 2017
Uniting on the Quai du Mont-Blanc this morning, the 2200 participants taking part in the inaugural edition of the Geneva 20km by Genève Aéroport set off at 9:30am. Conditions were perfect for running on the day, with slightly overcast skies and clement temperatures ideal for fast times.
Having run the first kilometre along the lake the runners entered the international district of Geneva, running through the Place des Nations on their way out of the city centre. Exiting the city runners were greeted with breath-taking views over the Geneva countryside and a few snow capped peaks discernable in…
28th October, 2017
The celebrations were low-key on Charles Caudrelier’s Dongfeng as the Chinese red and white Volvo Ocean 65 crept across the finish line to claim a valuable third place in Leg 1 of the 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race today.
Third place on the 1,650-nautical mile leg from Alicante to Lisbon may not have been what Caudrelier had in mind when he set sail with his well-drilled mixed male and female international crew seven days ago.
But given that the boat had slipped to seventh and last place at one point during the early stages of a leg that…
23rd October, 2017
It was déjà vu for SAP Extreme Sailing Team and Alinghi as it went down to the final double-points race to decide the winner of the penultimate Act of the 2017 Extreme Sailing Series™ in San Diego, but the Danes held their nerve to walk away the champions.
With tensions running high and teams pushing hard there were two collisions within the final two races. As SAP Extreme Sailing Team and Alinghi fought for pole position, a simultaneous battle for third raged between Oman Air and Red Bull Sailing Team. But the Omani syndicate fell foul of a…