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CYCLING: Penultimate Mountain Bike World Cup in Lenzerheide with two Swiss leaders in Cross...

The UCI Mountain Bike World Cup season in hurtling toward the close, with only this week’s clashes in Lenzerheide (SUI) and a final set...

VOLLEYBALL: Men’s Olympic qualifying tourneys will send six to Tokyo; U.S. is in Rotterdam

After a dramatic weekend of women’s qualifying, the men’s Olympic qualifying tournaments are on this week, with six tickets to be punched for Tokyo...

CYCLING: Belgium’s Bjorg Lambrecht crashes during Tour de Pologne, dies afterwards

The ultimate tragedy struck the UCI World Tour on Monday during the third stage of the Tour de Pologne, when Belgian rider Bjorg Lambrecht,...

VOLLEYBALL: U.S. squeezes by Bulgaria, qualifies for Tokyo 2020 on women’s qualification weekend

There were six winners in six countries who punched their tickets for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Volleyball tourney on Sunday, but only one had...

CYCLING: Van de Poel wins in Val di Sole, challenges Schurter for World Cup...

Switzerland’s Nino Schurter is the four-time defending World Cup champion in Cross Country and the two-time defending World Cup seasonal champion. But he is...

CYCLING: Viviani sprints fastest at the close to win RideLondon Surrey Classic

Although the route included five climbs of Box Hill, the finish of the eighth Prudential RideLondon Surrey Classic was always going to come down...

BEACH VOLLEYBALL: Mol and Sorum win seventh title with sweep of Alison and Alvaro...

They’re not invincible, but pretty close. Norway’s Anders Mol (22) and Christian Sorum (23) won their seventh World Tour event this season by defending...

BADMINTON: Stunning win for India’s Rankireddy and Sheety over China’s World Champions in Bangkok

China’s men’s Doubles pair of Junhui Li and Yuchen Liu are the reigning World Champions and were the heavy favorites in the finals of...

FOOTBALL: Heath and Horan score early to key 3-0 win over Ireland in Victory...

There was plenty of celebrating and fireworks, and the U.S. women’s National Team began its five-game “Victory Tour” with a convincing 3-0 win over...

CYCLING: Wild wins, then loses Ride London Classique while teenager Evenepoel wins Clasica San...

The UCI World Tours for men and women got back into action on Saturday, with dramatic finishes in both London and Donostia. At the Prudential...

LANE ONE: U.S. men’s soccer players want their “fair share” of revenues; how much...

The lowest point in the last 30 years for the U.S. men’s soccer team came on 10 October 2017, when Trinidad & Tobago defeated...

COMING ATTRACTIONS: No. 1 Momota in Bangkok and Mountain Bike star Courtney in Val...

Previews of key events in Olympic sports coming this week: ● BADMINTON: Japan’s Momota and Matsumoto/Nagahara headline Thailand Open The $350,000 Thailand Open is underway in...

VOLLEYBALL: Women’s Olympic qualification weekend has U.S. vs. Argentina, Bulgaria and Kazakhstan in Shreveport

With the Women’s Nations League completed and the U.S. confirmed as the top team in the world, the business of Olympic qualifying is on...

BEACH VOLLEYBALL Preview: Final 5-star tournament of the season is the Vienna Major, with...

Heading toward the World Tour Final in Rome in early September, the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour for 2018-19 will stage its last 5-star...

CYCLING Previews: Back to work for the men’s World Tour in Spain, Poland and...

One of the most engaging editions of the Tour de France in years is now in the record books, but after three weeks of...

THE BIG PICTURE: Future of U.S. Women’s National Team clouds with Ellis leaving and...

After developments on Monday and Tuesday, the U.S. women’s World Cup victory in France just 23 days ago already seems far behind in the...

JUDO: Georgia puts in a heavyweight performance in Croatia, but Japan leads the medal...

A large field of 552 judoka from 86 countries gathered for the last IJF World Tour event before next month’s World Championships in Tokyo,...

BEACH VOLLEYBALL: No. 1s Mol and Sorum win in Tokyo, but Klineman and Ross...

In Tokyo, the penultimate stop on the FIVB World Tour for 2018-19 was also the test event for the 2020 Olympic beach volleyball tournament...

BADMINTON: No. 1s Momota and Yamaguchi claim Singles titles at Japan Open

“Everyone has studied my game, and sometimes even when I play well, things don’t work out. That’s the difficulty I faced this year.” Japan’s Kento...

CYCLING: Bernal cruises into Paris as first Colombian rider to win the Tour de...

The final ride into Paris was only a formality for Colombia’s Egan Bernal – just 22 – to become the winner of the 106th...

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