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Former chairman of the World Anti-Doping Association publicly blasted the NHL drug testing system

Although the Swedish ice hockey player Nicolas – Beckstrom isolated on doping in Sochi, but the World Anti-Doping Association (WADA) retain the silver medal they have acquired, but the former world Wednesday Chairman of the Anti-Doping Association, Dick – Pande have expressed strong dissatisfaction.

Beckstrom detected in Sochi after the final acceptance of doping tests out of the body of pseudoephedrine hydrochloride exceeded, it is determined to use stimulants. He argued that this is their own are taking non-prescription drugs caused, according to the International Olympic Committee and the relevant regulations, he was allowed to continue to retain their acquired Sochi Winter Olympics silver medal.

Former president of the World Anti-Doping Association, Dick – Pande said in an interview, said: “I have to say that I deal with on this case is very disappointed, but still retains the athlete did not own silver pass a drug test, I think this is Jianlou behavior. ”

Pande reason reflect strong, too, and NHL management system related to doping. NHL is recognized all sports leagues in North America in the most liberal of doping organizations, and is the only sports organization does not detect a human hormones. In the past eight years, NHL is only detected three cases of doping violations.

Pande had set off a storm in Canadian hockey players about doping incident, he had claimed nearly 30 percent of NHL players use drugs to enhance physical function. “We are also not strong enough. You do not know what drugs they are eating, do not know the role of these drugs on athletes. What I’m not sure the drug is not on the NHL for their responsibilities in this regard.”

Figure skating champion Mao Asada of Japan decided to return to the track

According to Japanese media site on May 19 reported that the Japanese figure skating star Mao Asada at 18 pm in Tokyo held a reporter conference, said:. “. Will be back on the court’s goal is now to return to last year’s level” indicates a continuing Players career ideas.
Asada final ranked sixth in Sochi Olympics, won three World Championship titles, and she also won the highest number of Japanese figure skater in the world championships. But in May last year, Asada said: “their physical and mood adjustments need to rest.” Show temporarily to rest for some time. And for a return to the track or to rest after retirement, she replied:. “Chance of half and half of it.” But earlier this month to the General Assembly Asada target to begin training, her fate attracted everyone’s attention.
The reporter conference Asada said: “At the end of the Sochi Olympics, really like to give up skating, but as time goes on, slowly began to yearn game, you want to feel again show gives me a sense of accomplishment, I began to think To return to the court in March after communication with the coach, decided to start training this month. “In addition, she also said:.”.. will make 100% effort to return to the game is not yet considered what the Olympics, want first to restored to the level of last year’s world championships as the goal. “show the will to continue the athletes career.
Reporters conference brought together more than 200 correspondents scene, Mao Asada surface to be a smile, preferred to answer a reporter’s question, time is about 20 minutes.
After Mao Asada will be 7 – ice show held in August in Sapporo and Sendai City and other places in the performances, and to participate in this year’s Fall Meeting of the goal, continue to strengthen the training.

Skiing with the body! It can be worn skis

Skiing has become a movement of the people is indispensable, but in the past few years we have seen a growing emphasis on the quality of the sled, even more than ice skating, ski equipment. Xiao Bian found recently SnoSoot made a unique innovation, the sled wore skis let you into the body. Here take a knowledge about it!

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For example, some high-performance sleds Snolo Stealth-X, Zibock and Backyak can be folded open or easy to walk up the mountain, without need to use a rope to drag the heavy sleds, as long as the folding / disassembled sled release In the back carrying it.

And SnoSoot of this design is more convenient, you can wear it on the body downhill. It may look a bit like a heavy protective vests, as well as a large filling plastic retaining strap, but also a belt can make you more comfortable when going downhill skiing, but also better control the direction.

Warren Gibson at the age of 12 have a SnoSoot idea, when he sat in front of the window staring at the Ashland, Oregon Mountain ski area outside the window, he began to think there is no other ski can more easily learn to use and more secure, not easy injured. Since then, SnoSoot the idea slowly took root in his mind. Finally in 2013, a decade later, Gibson SnoSoot set up a limited liability company and began to pursue the dream of designing his mind, and applied for a patent in the next two years trying to make his ideas will come true.

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Gibson said:. “This product is made from polycarbonate plastic and mechanical level made of ABS, the election of these two materials because they have unique properties carbonate can be bent and nearly broken off and will not continue, ABS is very rigid material, can well support the rails and other objects at the edge of the two bent rails there are two pieces of polycarbonate, which would allow the ski area becomes larger force. ”

Gibson is now committed to the model to pay more separate abdomen (first face) and back (first legs) and, of course, there are other people more comfortable to add elements, including bundled in the hands of the brake system. Upgraded version also includes a rear steering and brake foot plate. According to Gibson introduced the adult version of the different types of equipment based on body weight between 3.6 ~ 4.5KG, young people are between 2.7 ~ 3.6KG.

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Wear a mini pad may sound like a child skiing downhill as funny, but this device is really interesting enough to keep your inner child screamed with excitement live laugh (and died soon yo).

NeuLion completes acquisition DivX

NeuLion, Inc., Is providing live and on-demand content and a leading provider of networking equipment enabler, today announced that it has completed the leading provider of next-generation digital video solutions, DivX company acquisitions. The total transaction at about $ 62.5 million.

As the global online video market is rapidly moving toward the development of 4K video and OTT services, the acquisition will push the combined company to the forefront of the world in this field. According to recent studies show FuturesourceConsulting expected 4K TV will begin rapid growth in 2015, to 2018 sales are expected to be more than 100 million, accounting for 38% of the TV market. With live and on-demand streaming media content security continued to digital platform, combined with NeuLion and DivX will bring in terms of technology platform or in the consumer experience in the field of leadership. After NeuLion management services and technology products combines DivX, NeuLion able to provide customers with more flexible options – whether they need to create and manage digital video platform in-house, or choose to authorize a fully integrated solution for managing the service.

After the merger, NancyLi NeuLion no longer serve as CEO, he was named executive vice president of the board of directors and is responsible for promoting the company’s technology vision. “From the desktop to mobile devices, to networked devices by providing an interactive watch live and on-demand content on a digital platform for the consumer viewing experience, NeuLion build a vocational and college sports events and TV Everywhere service platform series of the world’s most well-known brands, such as NFL, NHL, NBA, UFC, Rogers and CCTV, etc. “Ms. Li said,” With DivX many clients in the entertainment and consumer electronics, as well as its advanced 4K video technology products and a wide geographical coverage, our business scope will be expanded, and will be fully operational capacity upgrade. ”

DivX KanaanJemili former CEO of the combined company as CEO. Dr. Jemili said: “As a power consumer electronics devices and mobile platforms OTT services leading provider of next-generation digital video technology, DivX has licensed its technology to a wide range of global brands, including entertainment content providers, cable network operators and Consumer electronics manufacturers, etc., such as LG, Samsung, Toshiba and Hisense. The combined global footprint and precise positioning of the company, but also to strengthen our leading position in the fast growing 4K video and OTT services, will bring customers more revenue. “