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CYCLING Preview: Women’s World Tour leader Van Vleuten looking for third La Course win...

The UCI Women’s World Tour just finished its longest race of the year, the 10-stage Giro d’Italia Internazionale Femminile, but is now in France...

SAILING Preview: Women’s Laser Radial Worlds preview 2020 Olympic conditions in Sakaiminiato-City

Following up on the men’s Laser Standard Worlds in Japan earlier in the month, a mammoth field of 111 entries from 49 nations is...

BADMINTON Preview: $1,250,000 prize purse at stake in Indonesia Open in Jakarta, and everyone...

One of the biggest prize purses in the sport is on offer in Jakarta (INA) for the 2019 Indonesia Open, now underway at the...

BEACH VOLLEYBALL Preview: Dual World Tour events underway in Canada and Portugal

The FIVB World Tour is speeding into its final three weeks, with dual three-star and four-star events in Canada and Portugal. While the top...

FENCING Preview: World Championships return to Budapest with Foconi, Navarria and Volpi all top-seeded...

The FIE World Championships are back in Budapest for the first time since 2013, with more than 1,000 fencers beginning preliminary competitions on a...

CYCLING: Favorites Alaphilippe, Thomas and Bernal 1-2-3 in the Tour de France heading into...

Sometimes it takes a while in a long stage race for the dramatis personae to be matched up in the standings and for the...

VOLLEYBALL: Russia beats U.S. to win second straight Men’s Nations League final

The United States men’s volleyball team was only 9-6 during the Nations League round-robin schedule, knowing that it was automatically going to be in...

BADMINTON: Qualifiers fare best in Yonex U.S. Open in Fullerton

Each division in a BWF World Tour tournament is seeded, with the expected best teams placed in favorable draws based on their ranking and...

TABLE TENNIS: Defenders Xu and Jeong & Lee make history at Australian Open

No one had ever won two consecutive titles in the men’s Singles or men’s Doubles at the Australian Open, held this year in Geelong....

SPORT CLIMBING: Ondra wins Lead, sharpens status for Tokyo 2020 in Chamonix World Cup

While there is joy in the climbing community that the sport will be part of the Olympic Games for the first time in 2020,...

ROWING: More wins for Oceania – four for Australia and two for New Zealand...

The third and final World Rowing World Cup of 2019 was immediately a victim of difficult wind conditions in Rotterdam (NED), but when the...

JUDO: Japan impresses with five wins in Budapest Grand Prix, but Aguiar and Silva...

A fine field of 544 judoka from 82 countries came to Hungary for the Budapest Grand Prix, but it was Japan that had most...

CYCLING: Amazing Courtney sweeps Les Gets while Swiss legend Schurter picks up second straight...

American Kate Courtney says she’s a big fan of sharks and watches shows about the marauders of the oceans all the time. She didn’t...

BEACH VOLLEYBALL: Americans Klineman and Ross triumph at Gstaad 5-star major!

Something special is happening in women’s beach volleyball and the U.S. pair of Alix Klineman and April Ross are the protagonists. After pairing up in...

CYCLING: Van Vleuten dominates the Giro Rosa, and women’s cycling while Alaphilippe leads the...

The two largest events in men’s and women’s cycling ran concurrently in two different countries on Sunday. While French rider Julian Alaphilippe continued to...

WORLD UNIVERSITY GAMES: Japan finishes atop the Universiade medal table in Naples; U.S. wins...

Almost 6,000 athletes from 118 countries attended the 30th World University Games, held in Naples (ITA). Some 222 events were held in 18 sports...

ROWING: Wide-open World Cup action concludes with a massive field in Rotterdam

The final FISA World Cup of 2019 takes place in conjunction with the Holland Beker Regatta in Rotterdam (NED) from Friday through Sunday, with...

CYCLING Preview: Schurter and Courtney protecting seasonal leads as the Mountain Bike World Cup...

We’re at the halfway mark of the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup, with competition in Cross Country and Downhill this week at Les Gets...

CYCLING: Teuns masters first climbing stage while Ciccone takes the yellow jersey in Tour...

The first real climbing stage of the 2019 Tour de France was an exercise in exhaustion that started at an elevation of 251 m...

TABLE TENNIS Preview: Xu and Liu go for repeat titles in Australian Open in...

The fourth of six ITTF World Tour Platinum events on tour this season has started at the Geelong Arena in Australia, with most of...

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