The 48-year-old climber Bernadino Lagni has made a flash ascent of Mantieni la calma, an 8c sports climb at the northern Italian crag Ai Piccoli (VI).
Towards the end of September 39-year-old Czech climber Petr Blaha redpointed his first 9a, Abysse at Gorges du Loup. Roman Bayon provides the short interview.
At Badami in India Nicolas Favresse has made a trad ascent of Ganesh 8b+.
Belgian rock climber Muriel Sarkany has climbed her first 9a, Punt-X at the Gorges du Loup in France.
On 12/09/2012 the Gorges du Loup in France Matteo Gambaro has climbed his first 9a, Abyss.
Paris is hosting the World Climbing Championships 2012 from 12 - 16 September.
A look at all the previous sport climbing World Champions as a first preview to the IFSC Climbing World Championship 2011 will be held the small Italian town Arco 15 - 24 July 2011.
In a mere two months 14 year old Enzo Oddo from France has redpointed four routes 9a or harder, three of which are located at the Gorges du Loup.
Andreas Bindhammer from Germany has carried out the first repeats of Big Hammer 9a at the Pinswang in Austria and PunktX 9a/9a+ at the Gorges du Loup, France.
All the best athletes have qualified for Saturday's Semifinal in the Lead World Championship 2007 in Aviles, Spain.
Adam Ondra climbs Abysse, 9a in the Gorges du Loup on 01/08/2007, Hot Chili beans Volcano 8b+ on-sight on 02/08/2007, Speed 8c+ at Voralpsee on 03/08/2007 and makes a one-day repeat of Silbergeier 8b+, Rätikon, Switzerland on 27/07/2007
On October 26, Andreas Bindhammer carried out the first repeat of Abysse, the 9a first ascended by Alexandre Chabot in Déversé (Gorges du Loup, France).
20/11 Historic Italian victory in Kranj: Flavio Crespi is the first Italian to win the Climbin World Cup Lead. The Women's World Cup was won by Angela Eiter from Austria.
The seventh stage of the World Cup Lead 2005 took place in Shangai, China, last weekend, and was won by Ramón Julián Puigblanque and Maja Vidmar.
Flavio Crespi, Alexandre Chabot and Angela Eiter win the sixth stage of the World Cup Lead 2005 in Marbella, Spain.
Angela Eiter and Ramòn Julien Puigblanque win the 19th Rock Master at Arco.
The best climbers in the world to compete in Arco for the 19th Rock Master this weekend.
Patxi Usobiaga and Angela Eiter win the World Games 2005 held in Duisburg, Germany on 22-23 July
On 02/06/05 Tomas Mrazek from the Czech Republic and and Angela Eiter from Austria won the World Championships Lead 2005 held in Munich, Germany.
Angela Eiter and Cedric Lachat win the fourth stage of the Lead Worldcup 2005 in Zurich, Switzerland.