Browsing Archive: August, 2013

HOT NEWS - Men are more vulnerable to skin cancer.

Posted by Galius Sun on Wednesday, August 21, 2013, In : General News 

BBC Health News reported today that men were more vulnerable to skin cancer then women. Thought might be worth you guys taking time to read part of the report here:

Far more men than women are dying from skin cancer, despite similar numbers being diagnosed with the disease, a report suggests.

Cancer Research UK said each year, the most serious type of skin cancer, malignant melanoma, kills 1,300 men and 900 women, a gap expected to widen.

A reason could be men delaying seeking help, but biology ...


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Movistar Team name their squad for the Vuelta

Posted by Galius Sun on Monday, August 19, 2013, In : MOVISTAR Team 


Alejandro Valverde leads a strong squad, looking for the overall victory in Madrid and keep alive their stage-winning streak in Grand Tours, already at 28 on their victory tally this season.

The Movistar Team has announced their nine-man squad for the 68th edition of the Vuelta a España, starting in Galicia on Saturday. Alongside the race's bib number 1 and team leader Alejandro Valverde will be Eros Capecchi, Beñat Intxausti, José Herrada, Javi Moreno, Sylwester Szmyd, Imanol Erviti, Iván...


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Team Raleigh’s Evan Oliphant wins the 48th Davie Bell Road Race in Ayrshire

Posted by Galius Sun on Monday, August 19, 2013,

Congratulations to Team Raleigh's Evan Oliphant on his Davie Bell Road Race win.

When Evan Oliphant signed on in Girvan this morning, few would have bet against him to take the win. However, who would have predicted it would be after a 14 man sprint up South Park Avenue after 81miles of racing including six categorised climbs?

Oliphant was as pleased as he was relieved after just pipping Herbalife – LeisureLakesBikes .com’s Andrew Hawdon, with Scott McCrossan in third. Ironically, despite t...


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Cat Morrison podium's at Ironman 70.3 European Championships

Posted by Galius Sun on Monday, August 12, 2013, In : Athletes 

Congratulations to Galius Sun supported athlete, Cat Morrison for her 3rd place in Wiesbaden on Sunday.

Cat swam a 24:52 to start the bike amongst the third group of girls, 2:40 down on racer leader Luxford. Having returned this season from an extended break from competition, Cat should have been very happy with her 1:21:02 run, bringing her up to third place and posting fastest run split of the day amongst an extremely talented pool of runners. Tamsin Lewis put in a strong race across all th...


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Dominate display by Team Raleigh

Posted by Galius Sun on Monday, August 12, 2013,

Team Raleigh put in a dominant show of force in Stafford last weekend with two wins and two second places in the Stafford Grand Prix (Friday 9th Aug) and the HMT Shugborough  Kermesse (Saturday 10th Aug), both part of the inaugural Staffordshire Cycling Festival.

Scully’s winning move came as he broke clear from the pack with five laps remaining, holding a 15 second lead on the chasing bunch to cross the line with a clear gap over team mate Graham Briggs, who together with Sam Witmitz, Tom M...


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Quintana takes overall win in Vuelta Burgos

Posted by Galius Sun on Monday, August 12, 2013, In : MOVISTAR Team 

The hard work from Movistar Team through the whole 35th Vuelta a Burgos was paid back on Sunday with a resounding success by Nairo Quintana. The Colombian proved one more time in the 2013 season his impressive climbing abilities after a restless, 170-kilometer trek on the Queen stage of the Spanish event, with no less than seven rated climbs. The telephone squad took control of the situation from the beginning, with Gutiérrez, Jesús Herrada, Intxausti and Plaza neutralizing the original, fi...
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Lucy Gossage dominates Ironman UK

Posted by Galius Sun on Monday, August 5, 2013, In : Athletes 

Galius Sun supported athlete, Lucy Gossage was too strong for the assembled pro field, leading the way from the outset. She was out of the water in 52:30, a minute ahead of Bella Bayliss, who was closely followed by top age-grouper, Rachael Hares, and fellow pros Jo Carritt and Amy Foreshaw. Gossage held her lead throughout the race, steadily pulling away and heading into T2 with an unassailable lead. Gossage finished ninth overall, producing a top-ten marathon time with he...


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