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ALPINE SKIING Preview: Shiffrin starts run for fourth World Cup title in Soelden

It’s hardly winter in many parts of the world, but with a thick bed of snow on the Rettenbach Glacier at the Soelden Ski...

FIGURE SKATING Preview: Hanyu highlights Skate Canada International this weekend

The ISU Grand Prix is in full swing, with the North American segment finishing at Prospera Place in Kelowna, B.C. this week before moving...

THIS WEEK: Momota looks for seventh win in Paris; four Rio judo champs in...

This is another fairly light week in international sport, just before a heavy schedule of winter events starts to take over the calendar. Among the...

CYCLING: Mas wins Tour of Guangxi; Hosking wins women’s race as UCI World Tour...

The final races of the 2019 UCI World Tour for men and women came in China as the Gree-Tour of Guangxi finished for the...

TAEKWONDO: China wins four titles in eight classes in first Sofia Grand Prix

The first-ever World Taekwondo Grand Prix event held in Bulgaria turned out to be a showcase for China, with four wins in the eight...

SPORT CLIMBING: Mawem and Song win World Cup Speed titles in Xiamen

The final Speed competitions of the IFSC World Cup saw first-time seasonal winners in France’s Bassa Mawem and China’s YiLing Song. Mawem finished fifth in...

FIGURE SKATING: Hubbell & Donohue win second straight title at Skate America

Despite losing the Free Skate, the American duo of Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue won the Ice Dance title for the second straight year...

BADMINTON: Repeat titles for Momota, Tai and Gideon/Sukamuljo in Denmark

Fans attending the 2019 version of the Danisa Denmark Open might have thought they were watching a re-run of the 2018 tournament as three...

FIGURE SKATING: Chen takes third straight Skate America title; Brown second for U.S. 1-2

Americans Nathan Chen and Jason Brown took the gold and silver medals in Men’s Singles to kick off the ISU Grand Prix season at...

CURLING: Canada goes undefeated to win Mixed World Championships

With its third different team in three years, Canada defended its title the WCF World Mixed Curling Championship, this time held in Aberdeen, Scotland. Skip...

FIGURE SKATING Preview: U.S. stars Chen, Tennell and Hubbell/Donohue headline Skate America

The winter-sports season is here, with the top-line ISU Figure Skating Grand Prix starting this weekend at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada...

COMING ATTRACTIONS: Cycling tour ends in China, Speed titles in Climbing, Taekwondo in Sofia

A fairly quiet week of action, with the UCI World Tour ending and action in Sport Climbing and Taekwondo: ● CYCLING ● UCI World Tour...

VOLLEYBALL: Brazil wins men’s World Cup; Dominicans beat U.S. in NORCECA Women’s

Although not impacting anything important like the Olympic Games, the FIVB men’s World Cup and the NORCECA Women’s Championship concluded over the weekend. In Japan,...

TABLE TENNIS: Two golds each for Xin and Sun as China wins four in...

Chinese stars Xin Xu and Yingsha Sun both won two golds medals at the German Open in Bremen, but the star of the show...

SHOOTING: Skinner wins, Hancock loses to world record in ISSF Shotgun World Cup Final

The ISSF World Cup Final for Shotgun featured one of the most intense battles ever in the men’s Skeet final. Competing in Al-Ain (UAE),...

BOXING: More judging issues as Russia leads the medal table at Women’s World Championships

The 11th edition of the AIBA women’s World Championships were a good one for the home team, but there was more judging controversy in...

CYCLING: Dutch treat for Mollema after solo attack wins Il Lombardia

The penultimate climb in the 113th running of Il Lombardia proved to be decisive because that’s when Dutchman Bauke Mollema decided to attack. The racing...

COMING ATTRACTIONS: CONCACAF Nations League opens Friday; famed Il Lombardia cycling race Saturday

Previews of international events of note coming up: ● CYCLING ● Tour de France and La Vuelta winners all in for Il Lombardia We’re almost at...

VOLLEYBALL: Men’s World Cup nears halfway with Brazil and U.S. standing 1-2

The 14th edition of the FIVB men’s World Cup is underway in Japan and nearing the halfway point, with Brazil and the United States...

BOXING Preview: Seven 2018 champions return for AIBA World Women’s Champs in Russia

The 11th edition of the AIBA Women’s World Championships are underway and in the early preliminary stages in Ulan-Ude (RUS) and will continue through...

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