Olympic-sport Reports & Results

SNOWBOARD: Big Air and SnowCross globes on offer at season’s end

The seasonal crowns in Big Air and Snowboard Cross are to be decided this weekend in Canada and Switzerland; the current situations: ● Big Air...

FREESTYLE SKIING: Season titles on the line in Big Air and Ski Cross this...

The World Cup seasons for Big Air and Ski Cross will conclude this weekend, with three of the four seasonal titles still up for...

JUDO Preview: Two no. 1-ranked judoka for Grand Slam in Ekaterinburg

A large field of 403 judoka from 48 countries are entered in the Grand Prix in Ekaterinburg (RUS), at the 5,000-seat Palace of Sports....

FENCING Preview: U.S.’s Imboden headlines Second Foil Grand Prix in Anaheim

Two high-quality fields of 190 men and 147 women are lined up to compete in the second Grand Prix in Foil at the Anaheim...

NORDIC COMBINED Preview: Season concludes in Schonach, with Riiber the star

The final two competitions of the 2018-19 World Cup season come this weekend in Schonach (GER), with Gundersen-style events off a 106 m hill...

BEACH VOLLEYBALL Preview: Top men’s teams in four-star in Doha

This week stop on the FIVB World Tour is a men-only, four-star tournament in Doha (QAT), which has attracted a very fine field. The...

BADMINTON Preview: Two Olympic champs in Yonex Swiss Open men’s Singles field

After the thrill of the All-England Open, the BWF World Tour is a little calmer this week with a Level 300 Series tournament, the...

ALPINE SKIING Preview: World Cup Final on this week in Andorra, with five Globes...

The biggest prizes of the Alpine World Cup season – the overall World Cup winners – have been decided, but there are still considerable...

CROSS COUNTRY SKIING: Seasonal races too close to call!

The Cross Country World Cup seasonal title is coming down to the final events of the season, with two Norwegian winners of Sprint races...

SKI JUMPING: Kobayashi clinches World Cup season title as Raw Air Tournament revs up

The remarkable rise of 22-year-old Ryoyu Kobayashi (JPN) has been confirmed as he has clinched the seasonal World Cup title after a third-place performance...

CYCLING: Two major Euro stage races in a row: Paris-Nice and the Tirreno Adriatico

The European cycling season is now fully engaged with two famed stage races either underway or coming up: the 77th edition of the eight-stage...

SHOOTING: Haldeman, Jungman, Carroll and Rhode claim World Champs slots at Shotgun Spring Selection

Plane tickets to the most important competitions of the season were on the line for the American Trap and Skeet specialists at the Shotgun...

BOBSLED & SKELETON: Friedrich completes historic Worlds sweep with Four-Man title

Germany’s Francesco Friedrich made more history with a sensational double in the four-man sled to cap the final week of the IBSF World Championships...

JUDO: Germany leads with seven medals to headline Marrakesh Grand Prix

A very large field of 440 judoka fought in the Marrakesh Grand Prix, with Germany leading the medal table with two wins and seven...

LANE ONE: For the U.S. women’s national soccer team, it’s about money …...

On International Women’s Day, 28 members of the United States women’s national soccer team filed a lawsuit in U.S. Federal Court in the Central District of California entitled: Plaintiffs’ Collective Action Complaint for Violations of the Equal Pay Act and Class Action Complaint for Violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 […]
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RUGBY: South Africa wins in Vancouver, but the U.S. remains in first place in...

The bad news was that the U.S. Eagles, who had been in five straight finals, didn’t make into the final of the HSBC World...

BEACH VOLLEYBALL: Laird and Palmer salvage Aussie pride with win in Sydney Open

The FIVB World Tour 3-star tournament in Sydney (AUS) was supposed to be about top-seeded Taliqua Clancy and Mariafe Artacho defending their title in...

BADMINTON: Three wins for China and Momota makes history at the $1,000,000 All-England Open

The big money – $1,000,000 in prize money – brought out all of the no. 1 -ranked players and teams in the world for...

BIATHLON: Stunning Pursuit win for unknown Pidruchnyi in World Champs in Oestersund

One of the amazing things about sport is that it is about people and not about prior performance. Sure, we know about the top performers,...

FREESTYLE SKIING: Irving and Sharpe claim Halfpipe wins in season finale at Mammoth

The weather was difficult, but the victories were sweet for American Birk Irving and Canada’s Cassie Sharpe in the final Halfpipe World Cup of...

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