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Gymnastics Seizes Control of Urban Sport Parkour

Parkour is the official new discipline of gymnastics. At least according to gymnastics. Gymnastic’s national member organisations recently voted at a congress in Baku to ratify moves by their international federation, the Fédération Internationale de Gymnastique (FIG), to incorporate parkour into the sport. Gymnastics started

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Australian Spartan Loses Timeslot in Australia

‘Australian Spartan’ has been pulled from its primetime tv slot in Australia after just two episodes. The move follows disappointing ratings for the big budget series, scoring just 524,000 viewers for its second episode. Its premiere gained just 816,000 viewers. In New Zealand, the show

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Rumour Mill: World’s Toughest Mudder 2018 heading to Australia

World’s Toughest Mudder Moving to Australia? Tough Mudder recently posted a video to its Facebook page implying that 2017 will be the last year for World’s Toughest Mudder in Lake Las Vegas. The post is embedded below. Around the same time Tough Mudder Australia posted

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Parkour Earth Launches As International Federation For Sport of Parkour

Parkour Earth has been officially established as the International Federation for the sport of parkour. The move comes after the international federation for Gymnastics, Fédération Internationale de Gymnastique (FIG), announced earlier this year it would govern parkour by creating a new gymnastics discipline proposed for Olympic

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24 Hour Enduro Championship Q&A

In big news for Oceania, an OCR 24 Hour Enduro Championship was announced last month, to take place in Australia at Lower Portland, just outside of Sydney in 2018. The event is being produced as a partnership between the Australian owned race series True Grit, Destination New

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Australia Host Country for the Inaugural OCR 24 Hour Enduro Championship

Today the Obstacle Course Racing World Championships (OCRWC) announced the first “dual crown championship in OCR”, revealing the addition of a 24 Hour Enduro Championship alongside the OCR World Championships for 2018. “The addition of an ultra-format endurance championship will create a new Dual Crown