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ALPINE SKIING: Is Schwarz’s Austria’s coming star after a Combined win in Wengen?

The Alpine Combined is one of the orphans of the World Cup tour: rarely run and often canceled for various reasons. But it continued the break-out story of Austria’s 23-year-old Marco Schwarz, who might be a coming star after his second career World Cup win – both this season – in the Alpine Combined in […]
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ALPINE SKIING: She did it again! Shiffrin wins Super-G at Cortina!

What may turn out to be a historic season for American ski star Mikaela Shiffrin turned golden again on the slopes of Cortina d’Ampezzo...

FREESTYLE SKIING: Cavet, Anthony, Burov and Xu win in Lake Placid

The Lake Placid Freestyle Cup was a showcase for Russian and Chinese Aerialists and France and Australian Moguls stars ... but for the first...

SNOWBOARD: Corning and Kim dominate at Lake Placid Freestyle Cup

American snowboard stars Chris Corning and Chloe Kim were superb in winning their events at the famed Laax Open in Switzerland, as the U.S....

ALPINE SKIING: Vonn 15th and ninth in return to the World Cup in Cortina

The FIS Alpine World Cup is the highest level of skiing in the world. American star Lindsey Vonn knows this and returned to the...

FOOTBALL Preview: U.S. women start 2019 World Cup vs. no. 3 France at Le...

It’s 2019 now, and the no. 1-ranked United States women’s national team is in France – where the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup will...

SNOWBOARD Preview: Will Ledecka ride at Rogla?

The fourth Parallel Giant Slalom of the FIS Snowboard World Cup season is on for Saturday in Rogla (SLO), with qualifying and the final...

SKI JUMPING Preview: Kobayashi faces Stoch, Kubacki and Zyla … in Poland

The amazing season for Japan’s 21-year-old Ryoyu Kobayashi will get one of its sternest tests this week in Zakopane (POL), where he will face...

CROSS COUNTRY Preview: Johaug expected to return at Otepaa for 10 km Classical

The southern Estonian resort town of Otepaa is the site for this week’s FIS World Cup, with Classical-style races in a 1.3 km Sprint...

NORDIC COMBINED Preview: Is Riiber ready for the Nordic Combined Triple?

The sixth Nordic Combined Triple is on this weekend in Chaux-Neuve (FRA), held for the first time outside of Seefeld (AUT) due to the...

CYCLING Preview: Fifth track cycling World Cup on in New Zealand

One thing you can say for the track cyclists in the 2018-19 UCI World Cup: they are getting a lot of frequent-flyer miles! The fifth...

BOBSLED & SKELETON Preview: Will Friedrich stay perfect in Innsbruck?

Four down, four to go for a perfect season for Germany’s double Olympic gold medalist Francesco Friedrich in the two-man division, as the IBSF...

ARCHERY Preview: Fourth Indoor World Series tournament starts in Nimes

The popular World Archery Indoor World Series stop in Nimes (FRA) comes this weekend, with the tournament offering the most points of any in...

FREESTYLE SKIING Preview: Aerials, Moguls and Ski Cross on tap

The Lake Placid Freestyle Cup will host the Moguls and Aerials stars, while the fourth Ski Cross competition is readying in Sweden. ● Moguls and...

ALPINE SKIING Preview: Lindsey Vonn readies for season debut in Italy

A busy week for both men and women on the slopes, with the men in Switzerland and the women in Italy: ● Women’s World Cup...

BOBSLED: IBSF sanctions four 2014 Russian sledders for two years

Doping cases take a long time to wind their way through the hearing and judgement system, but the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation issued...

ICE HOCKEY: Overtime goal gives Canada women’s World U-18 title over U.S.

It was the Americans and the Canadians once again in the final of the IIHF women’s World U-18 Championships in Obihiro (JPN) last Sunday....

SNOWBOARD Preview: Kim leads strong fields in Laax Open for Halfpipe and Slopestyle

One of the popular stops on the FIS World Cup Tour is Laax (SUI) for the annual Laax Open, and 2019 is no exception. Both Halfpipe and Slopestyle competitions will be held for men and women, with qualifications beginning on Wednesday and concluding on the 19th (Saturday). The Halfpipe entries are led by American Chloe […]
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TABLE TENNIS Preview: China favored to dominate Hungarian Open

The ITTF World Tour is in Budapest (HUN), the site of the 2019 World Championships in April, so many of the top players have...

BADMINTON Preview: Three Olympic champions in Malaysia Masters

While the Malaysian Prime Minister reaffirms his country’s anti-Semitic stance in swimming, Kuala Lumpur is the site of the $350,000 Malaysia Masters BWF World...
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