Podcast: Transgender rider Rachel McKinnon; Thomas Dekker

Welcome to the VeloNews cycling podcast, where we discuss the latest trends, news, and controversies in the world of cycling.
This episode features interviews with two controversial guests. First, we have Thomas Dekker, a retired pro who recently wrote a book that gives an in-depth look at the rampant doping in the early 2000s. We hear from him on why transparency is important and whether other ex-dopers should be involved in the sport.

Khachanov Cool Under Pressure, Beats Rosol In Moscow

Karen Khachanov was forced to work hard for his opening win at the VTB Kremlin Cup on Wednesday, saving 12 of 13 break points en route to a 6-4, 7-5 victory over Lukas Rosol.

The third seed was regularly put under pressure by the Czech qualifier in front of his home crowd, but held his nerve in important moments to advance after 89 minutes. Khachanov, who reached the quarter-finals in Moscow on his debut in 2013, is searching for his second indoor hard-court title of the season after triumphing at the Open 13 Provence in February (d. Pouille).

The 50th Anniversary of Mark Spitz’s First Olympic Gold Medal at the Mexico City Olympics

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Each day through October 26, Swimming World will take you back 50 years to the Olympic Games in Mexico City, and will re-tell the stories of those Games through archived

The 50th Anniversary of Mark Spitz’s First Olympic Gold Medal at the Mexico City Olympics

The post The 50th Anniversary of Mark Spitz’s First Olympic Gold Medal at the Mexico City Olympics appeared first on Swimming World News.
Each day through October 26, Swimming World will take you back 50 years to the Olympic Games in Mexico City, and will re-tell the stories of those Games through archived

Swim Poll of the Week: Coaches: Do You Like To Tell Your Swimmers the Workout in Advance?

The post Swim Poll of the Week: Coaches: Do You Like To Tell Your Swimmers the Workout in Advance? appeared first on Swimming World News.
This is the Swim Poll of the Week for Wednesday, October 17, 2018, sponsored by Strechcordz Swim Training Products. In our last poll, we wanted to know if coaches liked to

Swim Poll of the Week: Coaches: Do You Like To Tell Your Swimmers the Workout in Advance?

The post Swim Poll of the Week: Coaches: Do You Like To Tell Your Swimmers the Workout in Advance? appeared first on Swimming World News.
This is the Swim Poll of the Week for Wednesday, October 17, 2018, sponsored by Strechcordz Swim Training Products. In our last poll, we wanted to know if coaches liked to