Korir joins Jepchirchir in defending NYC Marathon title

NEW YORK (AP) — Albert Korir is joining fellow Kenyan runner Peres Jepchirchir in attempting to defend his title at the New York City Marathon.Korir won the 50th edition of the five-borough race last November, two years after finishing second. He’ll be joined in the men’s field by 2021 runner-up Mohamed El Aaraby of Morocco, along with 2020 London Marathon winner Shura Kitata of Ethiopia and Kenyan runner Evans Chebet, according to New York Road Runners. ‘I’m very happy to return to New York after my victory last year, but I also feel a great responsibility to defend my title,’ Korir said in a statement.

Amsterdam to Dakar Bike Ride: Epic Journey of 68-Year Old Moroccan

Cycling from the Netherlands down to Senegal may be a mission impossible for most people, but not for Moroccan Karim Mosta. He is a cycling enthusiast who loves adventures.
Karim, 68, is a two-time winner of the Ultra Marathon World Cup. Despite his age, he rode from Amsterdam all the way to Dakar, a three-month journey that crossed through 6 countries (Belgium, France, Spain, Morocco, Mauritania and Senegal) and covered 6,000 kilometers.
Such a trip requires physical endurance and mental strength to set the bar high.

Winning the Tour de France requires subtle physics, young muscles and an obscene amount of calories – 3 essential reads

(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Daniel Merino, The Conversation (THE CONVERSATION) The 2022 Tour de France is here. Starting in Copenhagen on July 1, the tour covers almost 2,100 miles (3,380 kilometers) over 24 days of riding through Denmark, Belgium, Switzerland and France. The tour is a feat of human athleticism, but to really understand how incredible it is to complete the race – much less win it – requires thinking about a unique blend of physics, biology and physiology.

Pat Buck Officially Announces AEW Status, More On His WWE Departure

Pat Buck confirmed on Twitter today that he is now working for AEW. Buck has been working as a producer for the company for a few weeks after telling WWE that he was leaving on April 4th, reports PWInsider.
He reportedly told WWE that he had accomplished his goal of producing main event matches at WrestleMania after producing the Roman Reigns vs. Brock Lesnar (with Michael Hayes) and Ronda Rousey vs. Charlotte Flair matches at WrestleMania 38 and wanted to leave to focus more on his family, something he was struggling to do with WWE’s schedule.