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FENCING: Deriglazova outlasts Volpi in match of World Champs in Anaheim Foil Grand Prix...

A dream match-up of the 2016 Olympic/2017 World Champion vs. the 2018 World Champion was the climax of the FIE Foil Grand Prix in...

LANE ONE: Fascinating parallel games being played by U.S. Soccer and its Women’s...

The 28 members of the U.S. Women’s National Team in soccer filed a complaint for damages in U.S. Federal Court against the U.S. Soccer Federation on 8 March, alleging violations of the Equal Pay Act and the Civil Rights Act. One week later, the U.S. Soccer Federation President, Carlos Cordeiro, posted an open letter on […]
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BADMINTON: China sweeps singles titles at Yonex Swiss Open

Despite the presence of two Olympic Champions in the field from China, it was Yuqi Shi who won the men’s Singles title at the...

WRESTLING: Russia storms to men’s World Cup title in Yakutsk; U.S. finishes third

Once the line-ups were announced and it became obvious that the defending champion United States would send a young team to the men’s Freestyle...

SNOWBOARD: Japan sweeps Big Air titles; Samkova edges Jacobellis for SnowCross title

The Big Air and Snowboard Cross World Cup titles were decided in Canada and Switzerland on the weekend, with American star Lindsey Jacobellis falling...

SKI JUMPING: Kobayashi wins Raw Air; Lundby clinches women’s World Cup title

The dream season for Japan’s Ryoyu Kobayashi continued in Norway as he won yet another in-season tournament to go along with his seasonal World...

NORDIC COMBINED: Riiber finishes with 12 wins out of 21 events to dominate World...

There was no doubt about the winner of the Nordic Combined World Cup going into the final weekend of the season in Schonach (GER),...

JUDO: Gahie defends no. 1 world ranking with win at Ekaterinburg Grand Slam

Only one of the world’s no. 1-ranked judoka were in action at the Ekaterinburg Grand Slam tournament in Russia, but France’s Marie-Eve Gahie was...

FREESTYLE SKIING: Ragettli, Gaskell, Midol and Smith wrap up season titles

The Freestyle World Cup came to a close for the Big Air and Ski Cross disciplines over the weekend, and the U.S. championships were...

CYCLING: Bernal and Quintana take 1-2 for Colombia in Paris-Nice

The famed Paris-Nice race has become a showcase for Colombia as Egon Bernal became the second Colombian winner in the last three years with...

CROSS COUNTRY: Johaug extends World Cup win streak, but a bronze for Diggins in...

The penultimate weekend of the 2018-19 Cross Country season saw the amazing Therese Johaug win her ninth distance race in a row, along with...

BEACH VOLLEYBALL: Grimalt and Grimalt take 4-star in Doha over Lucena and Dalhausser

Make no mistake, the new stars of the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour are Chilean cousins Marco and Esteban Grimalt. They completed their second win...

ALPINE SKIING: Amazing Shiffrin takes Slalom, Giant Slalom and two more Crystal Globes

Even for someone who is a two-time World Cup Champion and two-time Olympic Champion, this was a career year for Mikaela Shiffrin. Still just 24,...

WRESTLING Preview: U.S. men try to defend 2018 title at Freestyle World Cup in...

The United States finally won the men’s Freestyle World Cup in 2018 after a 15-year drought, and will try to win again in the...

CURLING Preview: Hasselborg the favorite at 2019 Women’s World Championship in Denmark?

The 40th edition of the World Curling Federation’s world championship for women starts on Saturday in Silkeborg (DEN) and runs through the 24th of...

CYCLING Preview: Five previous champions lined up for 13th women’s Ronde van Drenthe

The second race of the 2019 UCI Women’s World Tour is one of its highest-profile routes: the Ronde van Drenthe in the center of...

ALPINE SKIING: Paris sweeps men’s speed events and Shiffrin wins the Super-G title in...

We’re only halfway through the FIS World Cup Final, but a series of firsts has highlighted the speed races, including first-ever discipline wins for...

SHOOTING Preview: Shotgun World Cup gets started in Acapulco, with strong fields

A large field of 351 shooters from 61 countries is assembling on the Mexican Riviera – specifically in Acapulco – for the first ISSF...

SNOWBOARD: Big Air and SnowCross globes on offer at season’s end

The seasonal crowns in Big Air and Snowboard Cross are to be decided this weekend in Canada and Switzerland; the current situations: ● Big Air...

FREESTYLE SKIING: Season titles on the line in Big Air and Ski Cross this...

The World Cup seasons for Big Air and Ski Cross will conclude this weekend, with three of the four seasonal titles still up for...
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