Newly elected UCI leader Brian Cookson appointed the heads of three continental cycling confederations as his vice presidents Saturday, and clarified his relationship with Russian backer Igor Makarov.
With the support of the UCI's management committee, Cookson selected David Lappartient of France, Mohamed Wagih Azzam of Egypt, and Tracey Gaudry of Australia as vice presidents...
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September 28, 2013
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Remember Igor Makarov?
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Every year, someone or something gets hyped in the preseason. Expectations get built. Tendencies and trends get noticed. And . . . well, the regular season shows just how off all that was.
I have to admit, I, myself, got swept up in Makarov-mania a few years ago. And...
Not many people can take down Zdeno Chara, so when the try, it tends to be very entertaining. In a KHL game between HC Lev Praha and SKA Saint Petersburg, the 6-foot-9 Slovakian received his official welcome to Russia’s national league. Igor Makarov, a forward for SKA, left his skates and nearly caught Chara off guard at full speed in the hopes that he would put the Bruin captain...