against the clock

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Synonyms for against the clock

as fast as possible


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83 seconds for a prize money of 1,650 Euros to come first in the 2nd Phase Against the Clock.
His second win came in the 1m35 Against the Clock competition, producing a fast clear round aboard Michael Whitaker's chestnut mare Bonita Z.
Hughes won the Emr speed against the clock with a flawless round aboard the 13-year-old chestnut mare Heritage HHS Fortuna.
Although she has little pedigree against the clock, the fact Armitstead (inset) was a team pursuit world champion on the track in 2009 makes her a dark horse contender on the flat.
The time-trial could be significant in the race for the maillot jaune, with this year's Tour featuring more than 100km of racing against the clock before the finish in Paris on July 22.
With India racing against the clock to save the Commonwealth Games after leading athletes quit the event and nations threatened to stay at home, top organisers have admitted more work is needed.
Tunisian cyclist Rafaa Chetioui won a gold medal at the 17th Arab Cycling Championship in the singles' race against the clock event, held on Saturday in Qatar.
COMEDIANS Frank Skinner and Lee Mack meet at the Reform Club in London to kick off the first leg of the Around The World In 80 Days challenge, which sees six pairs of celebrities race against the clock in an ambitious global relay, reenacting the epic odysseys of Phileas Fogg and Michael Palin, and raising money for this year's BBC Children In Need Appeal.
Working against the clock, it's a great way to brush up on your destinations.
Teams of volunteers battled against the clock in an attempt to clear the water and rescue Sunday for the expected capacity crowd but by Saturday afternoon they had to admit defeat
THIRTY-SIX teams will compete against the clock at a fundraiser being held at the Bahrain International Circuit (BIC), Sakhir today.
Virtual Stable will track your selection of horses in the all-important workouts ahead of the meeting and email you with updates on their progress against the clock, as well as in any prep races.
FLOOD defence staff are working against the clock to finish a set of defences in Hexham before winter.
JOHN O'BRIEN is facing a race against the clock to play in the hurling championship for Tipperary this summer.
Building a vacuum cleaner against the clock was among the challenges facing teenagers in an engineering competition.