Olympic-sport Reports & Results

FREESTYLE SKI & SNOWBOARD: Snowboard sweep for Japan in Modena

The 2018-19 World Cup season in Europe for Big Air for Freestyle and Snowboard got started in Modena (ITA) over the weekend with a...

FIGURE SKATING: Hanyu and Zagitova good as gold in Helsinki

The 2018 Olympic champions, Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN) and Alina Zagitova (RUS), looked the part once again at the ISU Grand Prix of Helsinki with...

CYCLING: Wallwork and Lessmann surprise in Chengdu

The seasonal titles in the 2018 UCI BMX Freestyle World Cup were on the line in Chengdu (CHN), and surprises were the order of...

BADMINTON: First-time golds for Lee and Li at Macau Open

You’re never too old to feel good about winning and two veteran players notched their first-ever BWF World Tour wins at the Macau Open...

SHORT TRACK Preview: World Cup season starts in Calgary

The first of five stages in the 2018-19 ISU Short Track World Cup comes this weekend in Calgary (CAN), with competition in the 500-1,000-1,500...

FREESTYLE SKIING & SNOWBOARD Preview: World Cup Big Air seasons resume in Modena

The World Cup season in Big Air for Freestyle and Snowboard will resume after a two-month break with competitions in Modena (ITA) this weekend. It’s...

FIGURE SKATING Preview: OWG champs Hanyu and Zagitova on the ice in Helsinki

It’s hard to believe, but the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating has already reached the halfway mark with the Grand Prix in Helsinki...

CYCLING Preview: Season titles for U.S. Freestylers Bruce and Roberts?

The final leg of the 2018 UCI BMX Freestyle World Cup is in Chengdu (CHN), with seasonal titles on the line, with two U.S....

FOOTBALL Preview: U.S. and Mexico favored in CONCACAF men’s U-20 Champs

The 22nd edition of the CONCACAF men’s U-20 Championship is set to start at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida (USA), running from 1-21...

BADMINTON Preview: BWF World Tour heads to Asia, and Macau

The first of three BWF World Tour events in “China” starts this week in Macau for the $150,000 Macau Open, to be followed by...

SAILING: Fight over new Olympic classes in Sarasota

The World Sailing Annual Conference is underway in Sarasota, Florida (USA), but a major controversy on the classes to be sailed in the Olympic...

BOXING: Konakbayev placed on the ballot by CAS

With the International Boxing Association (AIBA) presidential vote looming on Saturday (3 November), the Court of Arbitration for Sport formally cleared the way for...

WEIGHTLIFTING Preview: Crucial World Championships start in Ashgabat

Although the International Weightlifting Federation has worked vigorously to change its status as a center of doping, it’s not cleared yet by the International...

TABLE TENNIS Preview: No. 1-ranked Fan and Zhu top Swedish Open

One of the top fields on the ITTF World Tour this season is in the Swedish Open, at the Eriksdalshallen in Stockholm, with both...

SPEED SKATING Preview: Mantia and Bowe headline U.S. Long-Track Qualifier

The 2018-19 season in speed skating is heating up, with the U.S. World Cup Qualifier and the first American Cup on this weekend at...

SHOOTING Preview: No. 1-ranked Kim Rhode leads U.S. at Americas Championships

The 12th Championship of the Americas will start Thursday in Guadalajara (MEX) and carry on through the 10th, with competition in Rifle, Pistol and...

TENNIS: Svitolina tops Stephens in WTA Finals

American Sloane Stephens had good reason to think she might be the favorite in the championship match of the WTA Finals tournament in Kallang...

SPORT CLIMBING: France’s Mawem climbs to Men’s Speed title

The final IFSC World Cup of the season had only one title on the line, the Men’s Speed class and France’s Bassa Mawem literally...

FIGURE SKATING: Hubbell & Donohue 2-for-2 at Skate Canada

Back-to-back ISU Grand Prix appearances are always difficult, but American ice dancers Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue made the most of their opportunities and...

CYCLING: Glaetzer & Lee repeat as Sprint champs at Track Cycling World Cup

Australia’s reigning Sprint World Champion Matthew Glaetzer won his second straight UCI Track Cycling World Cup to highlight the second leg of the World...
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