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SNOWBOARD Preview: World Cup season is here, with Big Air coming in Cardrona!

Believe it or not, the first FIS Snowboard World Cup competition of the 2019-20 season coming Saturday and Sunday in the New Zealand resort...

BASKETBALL Preview: U.S. men in Australia for exhibition in Melbourne at 5:30 a.m. Eastern...

The U.S. men’s World Cup team, fresh from a 90-81 victory over no. 2-ranked Spain at the Honda Center in Anaheim, is in Australia...

CYCLING Preview: Third straight win coming for Viviani in Cyclassics Hamburg?

Most of the cycling world will be transfixed by the start of the Vuelta a Espana on Saturday, but the 24th edition of the...

GYMNASTICS Preview: Ashram headlines second Rhythmic World Challenge Cup in Romania

After dominating the first Rhythmic World Challenge Cup in Minsk (BLR) last week, Russia's Averina sisters have the week off and Israel’s Linoy Ashram...

SPORT CLIMBING: Narasaki and Garnbret dominate Combineds, set as Tokyo 2020 favorites

The much-anticipated IFSC World Championships Combined competitions qualified the first athletes for the sport’s debut in 2020, but also established – without any doubt...

TABLE TENNIS Preview: Ishikawa looks for repeat; Harimoto for second straight Tour wins in...

The ITTF World Tour continues through Europe, this week in Olomouc (CZE) for the annual Czech Open at the Omega Sports Center. China has very...

CYCLING Preview: A three-peat in the works for Vos at the Ladies Tour of...

The sixth edition of the Ladies Tour of Norway starts on Thursday and continues through Sunday with four hilly stages with one major climb...

CANOE-KAYAK Preview: Carrington looks for seventh K-1 200 m title at World Champs in...

The canoeing world was sent into shock on Monday when 11-time World Champion Laurence Vincent-Lapointe of Canada was suspended for a doping positive from...

BADMINTON Preview: World Champs to answer whether China is still the top power in...

A large field of 359 competitors from 45 countries are assembled in the St. Jakobshalle in Basel (SUI) for the 25th BWF Total World...

TABLE TENNIS: Japan’s prodigy Harimoto claims third World Tour win in Bulgaria

The story of Japan’s Tomokazu Harimoto is an amazing one, showcased on Sunday with his 4-2 victory over China’s Zihao Zhao in the finals...

SHOOTING: Veterans best in Lahti World Cup Trap finals, but Australia’s Smith wins too

There was sunshine and rain in Lahti (FIN) for the ISSF World Cup in Shotgun, but the competition continued with veteran shooters showing they...

GYMNASTICS: Averinas and Ashram win 14 of 15 medals in Minsk World Challenge Cup

As if there was any doubt about the class acts in Rhythmic Gymnastics, it was underlined at the Minsk World Challenge Cup: (1) Dina Averina...

CYCLING: De Plus comes on late to lead Belgian sweep of the Binckbank Tour;...

The final, hilly loops on the final day of the 15th Binckbank Tour of Belgium and the Netherlands figured to be the deciding factor,...

BEACH VOLLEYBALL: Heidrich and Verge-Depre claim first-ever World Tour golds in Moscow

The first win is always the hardest and for Swiss Olympians Joana Heidrich and Anouk Verge-Depre, it finally came in the Moscow four-star tournament...

SPORT CLIMBING: Miroslaw repeats as women’s speed champ, while Fossali falls into men’s world...

The IFSC World Championships in Hachioji (JPN) took a strange turn in the Speed competition, with one champion confirming her status and the men’s...

ARCHERY: Ellison sweeps men’s titles; Kaufhold and Lorig share women’s crowns at U.S. Archery...

The beginning of a long process of selecting the 2020 U.S. Olympic Team in archery began in Dublin, Ohio at the 135th USA Archery...

BASKETBALL: U.S. men defeat Spain, 90-81 in reassuring exhibition in Anaheim

The nearly hysterical reports from earlier this week about the U.S. men’s national team being out-classed in scrimmages against pick-up teams of G-League players...

TRIATHLON: Canada’s Mislawchuk surprises with men’s Olympic qualifier win in Tokyo

The conditions were cloudy and less harsh for the men at the ITU Olympic qualifier at Odaiba Marine Park on Friday, and Canada’s unheralded...

SPORT CLIMBING: Garnbret storms to win in Lead, Ondra rebounds for Lead title at...

Slovenia’s Janja Garnbret is leading little doubt at the IFSC World Championships in Hachoji, Japan that she wants to be – and is –...

SHOOTING Preview: 19 World or Olympic medalists at last Shotgun World Cup of 2019...

A very large field of 407 shooters from 66 countries is in Lahti (FIN) for the final Shotgun World Cup of 2019. Beyond the...

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