Olympic-sport Reports & Results

SKI JUMPING Preview: Stoch tries to defend Willingen Five title in Germany

Both the men’s and women’s World Cups are in action in Germany for the final competitions before the Nordic World Championships in Austria that...

CROSS COUNTRY Preview: Klaebo and Oestberg try to maintain season leads in Cogne

The northwestern Italy town of Cogne will host the Cross Country World Cup this week in the final tune-ups for the World Nordic Championships...

ICE HOCKEY: U.S. women squeeze out 1-0 win over Canada on Knight’s goal

It was hardly any kind of masterpiece, but the United States women’s team held on for a 1-0 win over Canada in the first...

SNOWBOARD Preview: World Cup resumes at famed Olympic venues for Halfpipe and Parallel

The World Championships are over and the World Cup grind returns in Snowboard. The first post-World Champs SnowCross event took place before the Utah...

FREESTYLE Preview: World Cup in full swing again after Worlds conclude in Utah

The World Freestyle and Snowboard Championships finished on Sunday in Utah and already the competitors are disbursed around the world, with World Cup competition...

BIATHLON Preview: Better weather in Salt Lake City for this week’s World Cup

It was so cold last weekend in Canmore (CAN), that the final races of the World Cup program were cancelled. There should be no...

ALPINE SKIING: Swiss win Team Event in World Champs over Austria

The World Alpine Championships are a showcase for the finest skiers in the world. The Team Event is an event which very few people...

ICE HOCKEY Preview: U.S. women gear up for 2019 season with three “friendlies” with...

It’s hard to say that the American and Canadian women play “friendly” matches, but the start of their matches in 2019 comes this week...

WRESTLING: No clowning around for Bozo Starcevic, as he wins fifth Zagreb Open title

Competing in front of home fans is always a treat and Croatia’s Bozo Starcevic was the hero of the annual Zagreb Open tournament in...

ALPINE SKIING: Pinturault takes Combined for first individual World title

The Alpine Combined – the Downhill and Slalom – is an almost-extinct event, rarely contested on the World Cup circuit and in danger of...

SKI JUMPING: Takanashi ends Lundby’s win streak at six in Ljubno

The conditions were much less than ideal, with so much wind that the qualifying round for the women’s jumpers in Ljubno (SLO) had to...

NORDIC COMBINED: Graabak wins by less than an inch in Lahti!

The seasonal king of the Nordic Combined has been established and Jarl Magnus Riiber took the weekend off in Lahti (FIN), but the race...

LUGE: Geisenberger and Eggert/Benecken clinch seasonal World Cup titles in Oberhof

The penultimate FIL World Cup in the 2018-19 season decided the women’s and men’s Doubles champions, while the men’s Singles title will go right...

JUDO: Five wins and 15 medals for Japan to dominate Paris Grand Slam

When the largest and most important tournaments come up in the IJF World Tour calendar, count on Japan to field most or all of...

FENCING: Imboden regains no. 1 ranking with win in Turin Grand Prix

The international fencing schedule features three Grand Prix events during the season, the most highly-prized tournaments outside of the World Championships for many fencers. That...

CROSS COUNTRY SKIING: Norway’s Klaebo and Falla best in the Sprints in Lahti

Norway swept both of the individual Sprint races in Lahti (FIN), with Johannes Hoesflot Klaebo winning his sixth race of the season. The short, 1.6...

BIATHLON: Boe and Eckhoff win their races in windy and cold Canmore

Sometimes it’s too cold for even winter-sport athletes to compete. The Polar Vortex hammered Canmore (CAN) all during the week, allowing only the shortened...

ARCHERY: Wijler and Sim win Recurve titles in World Series Final in Las Vegas

Against the background of the largest indoor archery tournament in history with 3,767 entries, the World Archery Indoor World Series concluded with two Recurve...

FREESTYLE & SNOWBOARD: Bad weather ends Worlds with Slopestyle wins awarded to Corning &...

The weather has played a big role in the FIS Freestyle & Snowboard World Championships in Utah and dealt one final card to the...

SNOWBOARD: Bolton wins his first, Jacobellis her 30th World Cup in Feldberg Snowcross

The 2019 World Championships didn’t go exactly the way American star Lindsey Jacobellis wanted. She won a gold medal with Mick Dierdorff in the...
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