cinder track


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a racetrack paved with fine cinders

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Tender notice number : 274/SAG/02/15-16/Laying of Six Lane Cinder Track
For years, supporters have been able to scatter their loved ones' ashes on the cinder track surrounding the pitch.
If Great B r i t a i n 's haul of three gold medals, and 23 in all, was a modest return for the hosts, the unrivalled star on Wembley Stadium's cinder track was Dutch sprinter Fanny Blankers-Koen, a 30-year-old mother nicknamed the Flying Housewife.
Our first session was running round the cinder track with our spikes.
The original Lansdowne Road was a multi-sports venue including a cinder track for athletics, a cricket pitch, a croquet green, three football pitches and facilities for archery and lawn tennis.
In 1921, a six-lane cinder track was installed, and the venue became the home for UO track and field.
As he crunched into the Olympic starting blocks, high above the cinder track was a huge scoreboard with the message:
THE closest I have ever come to the lure of the cinder track was interviewing Bruce Penhall, the young American who added a dash of the exotic to the world of speedway.
When he exchanged passes with Burke to beat keeper Neal Ferrie you could have forgotten that Berwick's ground is surrounded by a soggy cinder track.
If there is a choice between encouraging kids to spend their time playing sport rather than video games, standing around a cinder track rather than a street corner.
Anniversaries: 35th: The USSR agreed to withdraw its forces from Cuba; 70th: The first speedway meeting on a cinder track took place at High Beech, Essex; 120th: American Thomas Alva Eddison patented the phonograph two months after demonstrating his first model; 525th: Polish astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus; 590th: Henry IV defeated rebels at Branham Moor.
The park attracted more and more city-dwellers and was later expanded to include a baseball diamond and a cinder track for runners and bicyclists.
Raibert's study of a human running on a cinder track and a cat trotting and galloping on a treadmill looked at a body's path through space and the trajectories of its feet with respect to the body.
The cinder track was ideal for both Speedway and for athletics at the time, the cinders being provided by the nearby steel works.
Modeled after the Indianapolis 500, Little 500 cyclists compete in four-person teams around a quarter-mile cinder track at Indiana University's Bill Armstrong Stadium, cheered on by tens of thousands of fans.