Olympic-sport Reports & Results

FIGURE SKATING: Chen & Zhou go 1-2 twice to help U.S. into World Team...

“We knew we were strong going in and we wanted to fight together as a team and to show how strong we are.” That comment...

CANOEING Preview: National Sprint and Slalom Trials set for Oklahoma City

The American Canoe Association is holding the U.S. National Team Trials this weekend in Oklahoma City, with competition in both Sprint and Slalom disciplines. In...

BOXING: Cuba wins five, U.S. and Dominicans top medal table at AMBC Pan Am...

This summer’s Pan American Games boxing competition will be a replay of the Americas Boxing Confederation qualification event in Managua (NIC), as the top...

ICE HOCKEY: U.S. women blank Japan, face Russia in Worlds semis

The U.S. women’s hockey team continued its march toward a 19th straight World Championships final with a 4-0 shutout of Japan in its quarterfinal...

CYCLING Preview: Any idea on a favorite for the 117th Paris-Roubaix?

One of the historic races in cycling is the famed Paris-Roubaix, traditionally the end of the spring “Cobbled Classics” circuit in Belgium and France....

RUGBY Preview: U.S. could clinch a 2020 Olympic berth in Singapore Sevens this weekend

The season-long goal for the United States men’s Sevens rugby is now within sight: a berth in the 2020 Olympic tournament in Tokyo (JPN). The...

FIGURE SKATING Preview: Strong U.S. team looks to be favored in World Team Trophy...

The sixth World Team Trophy competition will be held this week to finish off the 2018-19 international figure skating season, but outside of Tokyo...

ICE HOCKEY: U.S. women rocket through Group A, start playoffs on Thursday vs. Japan

The four-time defending World Champion U.S. women finished the round-robin action in the 2019 IIHF World Championships in Espoo (FIN) as the definite favorites...

MODERN PENTATHLON Preview: World Champs Cooke and Protopenko back in action in Bulgaria

The second leg of the 2019 UPIM World Cup is in Sofia (BUL), with strong fields for both men and women. The top entries: Men: ●...

CURLING Preview: Final “regular season” tournament in Grand Slam of Curling in Toronto for...

The first five legs of the Grand Slam of Curling act as qualifiers for the Champions Cup and the last chance to get into...

BADMINTON Preview: All five no. 1-ranked players and teams in Singapore Open

The BWF World Tour’s Asian swing continues this week at the Singapore Indoor Stadium for the Singapore Open, held continuously since 1987. It has...

CYCLING Preview: A British battle for the Itzulia Basque Country?

The sixth multi-stage race in the 2019 UCI World Tour is the Itzulia Basque Country, a six-leg race through northeast Spain that traces its...

CURLING: Sweden (and Edin) score late to rout Koe’s Canada for men’s world title...

Sweden’s Niklas Edin showed once again that he leads the finest curling rink in the world with a masterful 7-2 victory over Kevin Koe...

JUDO: Korea’s An triumphs in Antalya Grand Prix as other stars fade

There were three Olympic gold medalists entered in the Antalya (TUR) Grand Prix and all of them lost. But the one World Champion in...

BADMINTON: Four golds for China and one for Taipei in Malaysia Open

Depending on how you look at it., China won four or all five divisions at the Malaysia Open in Kuala Lumpur, including a remarkable...

RUGBY: Fiji wins in Hong Kong again, but U.S. retains top spot in Sevens...

If it’s Hong Kong, then give the trophy to Fiji. For the fifth straight year, Fiji won the HSBC Sevens Series round in Hong...

ICE HOCKEY: U.S. women sweep first three World Championships games by 17-4

The U.S. and Canada have played 18 straight Women’s World Championships finals and everyone else has played none. It looks like there might be a...

CYCLING: Viva Italia! Bastianelli and Bettiol claim wins in sweep of Ronde van Vlaanderen

Imagine winning The Masters or Wimbledon for your first professional victory. That’s about what Italy’s Alberto Bettiol, 25, achieved by winning the 103rd Ronde...

EQUESTRIAN: Ageless Werth dominates World Cup Dressage Final for sixth career win

When the subject of the all-time greatest equestrian riders is discussed, Germany’s Isabell Werth has to be right near the top, as she demonstrated...

SHOOTING Preview: Gold medalists galore lined up for Shotgun World Cup in UAE

An enormous, star-studded field of 432 shooters from 71 countries is in Al Ain (UAE) for the ISSF Shotgun World Cup that starts Sunday...

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