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CYCLING: Sprint finishes in Quebec give titles to Matthews and van Avermaet

The annual Grand Prix Cycliste road races in Quebec City and Montreal are a treat for the sprinters and wild charges to the finish...

SKATEBOARD: Rankings leaders Reynolds and Okamoto clinch Olympic berths in Park Worlds

The debut of Skateboarding at the 2020 Olympic Games is getting pretty real pretty fast as the medal winners at the Park World Championships...

CYCLING: Kiemmann clinches 2019 BMX World Cup title in Rock Hill

At the BMX World Cup Supercross races at Rock Hill, South Carolina, a good field of 173 professional riders from 27 countries competed over...

CYCLING: Roglic survives crashes, attacks and win La Vuelta a Espana by 2:16

After he won the UAE Tour, Tirreno-Adriatico and Tour de Romandie, Slovenia’s 29-year-old star Primoz Roglic was the clear favorite for the Giro d’Italia,...

BASKETBALL: Spain pounds Argentina, 95-75 to win World Cup; France wins bronze

A little more than a month ago, the U.S. men’s World Cup team played its first exhibition game together at the Honda Center in...

BASKETBALL: U.S. defeats Poland for seventh; Popovich: “not written in stone” that U.S. should...

Even with Kemba Walker sitting out, the U.S. men managed an 87-74 win over Poland in the seventh-place game at the FIBA World Cup...

BASKETBALL: Scola, Argentina skip past France; Gasol leads Spain over Australia to FIBA World...

Argentina, which won the first FIBA World Championship way back in 1950, and Spain, the 2006 winners, will vie to be champions of the...

SKATEBOARD Preview: Olympic qualifying spots up for grabs at Park World Championships

Skateboarding is a young sport, and so it will be just the fourth World Park Championships that are set to start on Thursday in...

TAEKWONDO Preview: 18 World and Olympic champs in Chiba Grand Prix

This week’s World Taekwondo Grand Prix will serve as a partial preview of the 2020 Olympic tournament, as it is being held in Chiba,...

VOLLEYBALL Preview: Women’s World Cup starts with U.S.-Kenya on Saturday

The quadrennial FIVB World Cup begins for women on Saturday (14th) and continues through the 29th, with the men to follow from 1-15 October. This...

GYMNASTICS Preview: Three World Champions in Artistic World Challenge Cup in Paris

The sixth of seven meets in the FIG Artistic World Challenge Cup series comes this week in Paris (FRA), on Saturday and Sunday at...

CYCLING Preview: Women’s Tour title maybe on the line in Spain; men in annual...

Two races remain on the 2019 UCI Women’s World Tour schedule, with the two-stage Ceratizit Madrid Challenge by La Vuelta this weekend and the...

BASKETBALL: U.S. edged by Serbia, 94-89 in World Cup, will play Poland for seventh...

After winning 24 consecutive games in FIBA World Cup play over 13 years, the U.S. men’s basketball team lost for the second time in...

SURFING: Peru’s Milanovich wins women’s World Surfing Games title; Aloha Cup to Oz

While world championships in surfing date back to 1964, the World Surfing Games began in 1996 and has been a focal point for the...

BOXING Preview: AIBA World Champs underway in Ekaterinburg, with 365 fighters and no Olympic...

One of the stranger editions of the AIBA World Championships has begun in Ekaterinburg (RUS), with 365 fighters – the most in six years...

BASKETBALL: U.S. loses to France, 89-79, in FIBA World Cup quarterfinals; Australia advances

The U.S. men’s national team will not be playing for a medal in the 2019 FIBA World Cup, losing in the quarterfinals to France,...

BASKETBALL: Argentina eliminates Serbia in FIBA World Cup; Spain advances to semis

Four days ago, the Serbian men’s basketball team was undefeated at the 2019 FIBA World Cup and had beaten its four opponents by an...

CYCLING: Six world records in Pan American Track Cycling Champs in high-altitude Bolivia!

The 2019 edition of the Pan American Track Cycling Championships in Bolivia was one for the ages, with six world records set, thanks in...

TABLE TENNIS: Best-ever U.S. performance in Pan Am Championships with four golds

The third edition of the ITTF Pan American Championships, held in Asuncion, Paraguay, was a showcase for the United States, with four gold medals...

VOLLEYBALL: Cuba upsets U.S. in final of men’s NORCECA Championship

Cuba won its 16th NORCECA men’s championship on Sunday, defeating the United States by three sets to one in Winnipeg, Canada after losing to...

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