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JUDO Preview: Three Olympic gold medalists headline Antalya Grand Prix

The only stop on the IJF World Tour for April is the Antalya Grand Prix in Turkey, with a huge field of 533 judoka...

CYCLING: Van der Poel’s sprint wins stoppage-marred 74th Dwars door Vlaanderen

A tangle with the women’s race brought the Dwars door Vlaanderen race to a stop in Belgium, but the final third proved decisive for...

EQUESTRIAN Preview: Werth and Madden to defend World Cup Final in Dressage and...

The climactic annual competitions in the worlds of Dressage and Jumping come this weekend in Goteborg (SWE) with the FEI World Cup Finals, as part of the Goteborg Horse Show. Equestrian is primarily contested in regional leagues, especially in Europe and the Middle East, and so the only major worldwide event annually in Dressage and […]
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CYCLING Preview: Pan American Mountain Bike Champs start Wednesday in Aguascalientes

The Mexican cycling capital of Aguascalientes, famed for its high-altitude velodrome, will be the site for the Pan American Mountain Bike Championships from Wednesday...

CYCLING Preview: More Cobbled Classics this week in Belgium, with Dwars door Vlaanderen on...

If it’s spring in Belgium, then you’re in the middle of the “Cobbled Classics” season in pro cycling and this week has the fifth...

BADMINTON Preview: Best in the world lined up for Malaysia Open

An outstanding field has gathered for the Celcom Axiata Malaysia Open in Kuala Lumpur (MAS), with the top three in the BWF World Rankings...

CYCLING: Sharrah and Stancil take BMX national titles in South Carolina

As part of a huge BMX festival in Rock Hill, South Carolina, the USA Cycling national championships were held on Friday (29th), with one...

TABLE TENNIS: China sweeps four of five titles in Qatar Open Platinum tournament

One Olympic champ won and another lost, but China showed itself as the sport’s powerhouse, winning four of five titles in the first ITTF...

JUDO: Host Georgia and France shine in Tbilisi Grand Prix

The host team had plenty to cheer about as Georgia came away with the most medals at the Tbilisi (GEO) Grand Prix, although France...

BIATHLON: Dunklee sweeps U.S. Nationals with three wins in three days

This wasn’t the best season for American Olympian and 2017 World Championships medalist Susan Dunklee. Her best World Cup finish was a seventh in a...

BADMINTON: Axelsen and Intanon win again at India Open

Danish star Viktor Axelsen is a commanding presence on the court at 6-4 (1.93 m) and was World Champion in 2017. But even the...

CYCLING: Lopez wins Volta de Catalunya, Kristoff & Wild sprint to wins in Flanders

A busy week of European cycling saw an outstanding victory for another Colombian climbing star in Miguel Angel Lopez, who won the 99th Volta...

FIGURE SKATING Panorama: Nathan Chen’s “transcendent greatness,” but Yuzuru Hanyu is also no. 1...

Has it been only a week since the brilliant showdown between American Nathan Chen and Japan’s double Olympic champ Yuzuru Hanyu? Chen’s dominating victory at...

SHOOTING: American Pan-Am pistol and rifle squad set after Spring Selection in Georgia

A tense six days of shooting at the U.S. Army Marksmanship Center at Ft. Benning, Georgia selected a formidable U.S. team for the pistol...

FREESTYLE SKIING: Forehand wins seasonal Slopestyle title in Silvaplana

The final Freestyle Skiing World Cup event of the season was a showcase for home favorite Andri Ragettli of Switzerland, but an American and...

CYCLING: Stybar adds second World Tour title of the season in E3 Binckbank Classic

Although Czech Zdenek Stybar got the victory in Friday’s E3 Binckbank Classic in and around Harelbeke (BEL), it was Luxembourg’s Bob Jungels who broke...

SHOOTING: Sherry, Todorova, Weisz sweep Rifle/Pistol Spring Selection matches

This week’s competitions at the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit in Fort Benning, Georgia will select the U.S. rifle and pistol competitors for the Pan...

CURLING Preview: Men’s Worlds start Saturday in Lethbridge

Eight days of competition will determine the 2019 men’s world champions beginning on Saturday in the Pioneer Hi-Bred World Men’s Curling Championships. The venue...

JUDO Preview: Judoka from 52 nations register for the Tbilisi Grand Prix

The IJF World Tour is in Georgia this week, with 371 judoka from 52 nations in the Tbilisi Grand Prix, to be held beginning Friday in the 3,000-seat New Sports Palace. The only top-ranked entry is Mongolia’s Urantsetseg Munkhbat, in the -48 k category; the only no. 2-ranked competitor is Kosovo’s Nora Gjakova at -57 kg. […]
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FREESTYLE SKIING Preview: World Cup Slopestyle titles at stake in Silvaplana

The final chapter in the 2018-19 Freestyle World Cup will be written in Silvaplana (SUI) this weekend, with the men’s and women’s Slopestyle titles...

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