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FREESTYLE SKIING: Fifth straight World Cup win for Moguls star Kingsbury

There’s no doubt that Canada’s Mikael Kingsbury is the star of the Moguls world and at 26, he shows no signs of slowing down....

LUGE Preview: Is it Taubitz’s turn to be the best women’s luger?

Until last week’s races in Konigssee, there was no question but that Germany’s Natalie Geisenberger is the best women’s luger in the world. Maybe...

SNOWBOARD Preview: Slopestyle season resumes in Kreischberg

The second of six Slopestyle events in the 2018-19 FIS World Cup is getting ready in Kreischberg (AUT), with competition for men and women. The only event held so far was in Secret Garden (CHN) in late December, with Japan’s Takeru Otsuka taking the win over Niklas Mattson (SWE) and Vlad Kahdarin (RUS) in the […]
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NORDIC COMBINED Preview: Will Riiber stay on a roll?

The Nordic Combined World Cup lands in Val di Fiemme (ITA) this week, with Norway’s Jarl Magnus Riiber having won six of the eight events this season. Can anyone stop him? He’s not unbeatable: he was second to Mario Seidl (AUT) in the season opener in Ruka (FIN) and countryman Jorgen Graabak won in Ramsau […]
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SKI JUMPING Preview: Can Kobayashi keep his streak alive? How about Althaus?

The FIS Ski Jumping World Cup continues for the men in Val di Fiemme for the men and in Sapporo (JPN) for the women,...

CROSS COUNTRY SKIING Preview: Sprint festival coming in Dresden

It’s a sprinter’s weekend for the Cross Country World Cup in Dresden (GER), with a men’s and women’s 1.6 km Freestyle event on Saturday...

ALPINE SKIING Preview: Slalom season continues in Adelboden; more Hirscher wins on the way?

Austria’s Marcel Hirscher is already well on the way to a stunning eighth straight overall World Cup title, winning seven of 18 races held...

ALPINE SKIING Preview: St. Anton World Cup re-scheduled, so Lindsey Vonn will have to...

Heavy snow in St. Anton (AUT) has canceled this weekend’s women’s Downhill and Super-G World Cup races, postponing the return of American star Lindsey...

THE BIG PICTURE: USADA files public warning against 90-year-old cyclist

The United States Anti-Doping Agency’s job is to mercilessly root out doping in the U.S. and while its latest announcement borders on the absurd,...

HANDBALL Preview: France looking for a third straight title in IHF men’s Worlds

The 26th edition of the International Handball Federation’s men’s World Championships get started on the 10th, with the tournament being played for the first...

FREESTYLE SKIING Preview: Sildaru and Kingsbury have streaks on the line this weekend

The FIS Freestyle World Cup gets its tricks on this weekend in Font Romeu (FRA) for the second Slopestyle competition of the season and...

FENCING Preview: Four tournaments in four countries for Epee and Foil

The FIE World Cup circuit returns of action this week with a heavy schedule of four tournaments in two disciplines in four countries: ● Epee:...

SNOWBOARD: Sensational win for 45-year-old Claudia Riegler in Bad Gastein!

Everyone knows that you have to be a teenager or 20-something to ride at the top of the World Cup Snowboard circuit, right? Someone forgot...

CURLING Preview: Carey and de Cruz try to defend titles at Canadian Open

The fifth of seven stops on the Grand Slam of Curling schedule is the Meridian Canadian Open, being held at the Civic Centre in...

BADMINTON Preview: Thailand Masters starting in Bangkok

The Princess Irivannavari Thailand Masters tournament, with $150,000 in prize money, is underway with the qualifying rounds in Bangkok, and a good field assembled...

ALPINE SKIING: Vlhova conquers Shiffrin again, this time in Flachau

Slovakia’s Petra Vlhova is proving to be a worthy foil to American Mikaela Shiffrin on the FIS World Cup circuit this season, scoring her...

BIATHLON Preview: Can anyone beat Norway’s Boe?

The fourth of nine stops on the 2018-19 IBU World Cup circuit is in Oberhof (GER), with competitions scheduled for Thursday through Sunday: ● 10...

SKI JUMPING: Kobayashi completes Four Hills sweep with win in Bischofshofen!

In the first 65 editions of the Four Hills Tournament, only Germany’s Sven Hannawald had managed to win the sport’s “Grand Slam” by winning...

SHORT TRACK: Hong and Santos win two events each at U.S. Short Track Nationals

Thomas Hong and Kristen Santos each won two events and will lead the U.S. Short Track team for the remaining ISU World Cups and...

NORDIC COMBINED: Riiber sweeps Otepaa races, now has medals in all eight races this...

The dream season for Norway’s Jarl Magnus Riiber continued in the Nordic Combined World Cup, winning his sixth and seventh straight races on the...

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