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Sifan Hassan sets new European women’s 10,000m record beating Paula Radcliffe time

Sifan Hassan
Hassan won double gold at the World Championships in Doha last year

Sifan Hassan has set a new European record for the women’s 10,000m, beating Paula Radcliffe’s 2002 mark by more than 24 seconds in the Netherlands.

The Dutchwoman, 27, who won 1500m and 10,000m gold at the World Championships in Doha last year, clocked 29 minutes 36.67 seconds in rainy conditions.

Briton Radcliffe timed 30:01.09 at the 2002 European Championships in Munich.

Only seven other women have been below the 30-minute mark, and Hassan becomes the first European to do so.

Despite the pacing assistance of the new Wavelight technologyexternal-link built into the track in Hengelo, conditions proved too difficult for the Ethiopian-born athlete to challenge the world record.

That remains with Ethiopia’s Almaz Ayana, who clocked 29:17.45 when winning gold at the Rio Olympics in 2016.

“I am so happy to have run a new European record,

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fashion

StreetTrend LLC acquires 100% of the European Fashion Sneaker Brand P448 SpA

NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — StreetTrend LLC announced today that it has acquired the European based sneaker brand P448 from NoThanks SpA, headquartered in Forli, Italy.  The new consolidated entity will be called P448 SpA and will become part of the StreetTrend portfolio of footwear and fashion brands.

StreetTrend LLC, a fashion footwear and street wear brand company was launched in 2017 by Wayne Kulkin, former CEO of Stuart Wetizman for more than 25 years, in a joint venture partnership with the financial services and brand investment firm Hilco Global and its CEO Jeffrey B. Hecktman. Karen Katz has also been tapped as Chairman of StreetTrend’s Advisory Board. Katz previously served as President & CEO of Neiman Marcus Group LTD LLC and has since been seated on several boards, including Under Armour and Casper.

As a self-described “sneakerhead” and as the CEO of StreetTrend, Mr.

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model

Tesla Model 3 scores poorly on European assisted driving tests

Europe’s New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) has released its second series of assisted driving grades, and despite having the best technology, Tesla’s Model 3 came away with a mediocre score. The reason? Driver engagement is a key factor and Tesla’s Autopilot system “encourages the driver to relinquish too much control,” according to the testers (via RoadShow).

The results from the test don’t show that Tesla’s systems are bad, in fact far from it. Tesla had the top score in vehicle assistance, meaning its automatic braking, lane-keeping and other systems all work well together. It also beat all rivals in the “safety backup” section, as it can handle things like a system failure, unresponsive driver and collision avoidance with aplomb — as we’ve seen before in viral Tesla videos.

According to NCAP, however, the problems lie within a category called “driver engagement.” Testers said that the marketing materials don’t line

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