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CYCLING: U.S. star Hannah Roberts wins second World BMX Freestyle title, qualifies for 2020

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It’s official now. You can make American teen Hannah Roberts the favorite for the first Olympic edition of the BMX Freestyle Park event next...

FIGURE SKATING: China and Russia split golds at Shiseido Cup of China

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Reigning World Champions Wenjing Sui and Cong Han won the Pairs as expected and Boyang Jin won the men’s competition in front of a...

FOOTBALL Preview: Vlatko Andonovski Era begins as U.S. women face Sweden Thursday

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A new era in U.S. women’s football opens on Thursday at Mapfre Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, as the American women take on Sweden in...

FIGURE SKATING Preview: World Champs Peng and Jin make Grand Prix debut at home

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It’s the fourth of six ISU Grand Prix shows – the Shiseido Cup of China – coming this weekend at the Chongqing Huaxi Culture...

WINTER WEEK: Canada’s Boutin expected to star in second Short Track World Cup in...

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The FIS Alpine World Cup is on hiatus for a little while longer, but there is other winter-sport action this week: ● CURLING ● Eight...

THIS WEEK: Another title for Hannah Roberts in UCI BMX Freestyle Park Worlds?

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Plenty of action worldwide this week, including the third edition of the UCI World Urban Cycling Championships in China. Previews: ● ARCHERY ● Indoor World...

WINTER SCOREBOARD: Hall wins Freestyle World Cup Big Air, Britcher and Gustafson wins U.S....

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The first winter weekend in North America and Europe saw an American take top honors at the Freestyle Big Air World Cup in Italy...

SCOREBOARD: Roberts and Valente dominate for U.S. in BMX Freestyle Park and Track Cycling

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Highlights and results of noteworthy competitions around the world: ● BADMINTON ● China and Thailand win two in Macau Open As China can be considered the...

FIGURE SKATING: Kostornaia upsets Zagitova in Internationaux de France; U.S.’s Bell gets third

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Russia’s 17-year-old Alina Zagitova had been queen of the ice for two full seasons, winning the Olympic title in 2018 and then becoming World...

FIGURE SKATING: Chen and Papadakis/Cizeron post easy wins at Internationaux de France

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From a competitive standpoint, the goal of the ISU Grand Prix is to qualify for the Grand Prix Final and World Champions Nathan Chen...

THIS WEEK: Tokyo qualifying on the line at Baseball Premier 12; cycling and fencing...

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Winter doesn’t always mean snow and ice, as the World Cup seasons for Track Cycling and Fencing begin this week. Plus a major qualifying...

FIGURE SKATING Preview: Nathan Chen back to work in Paris for Internationaux de France

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After the brilliant display by two-time Olympic champ Yuzuru Hanyu at Skate Canada Int’l last week, America’s two-time World Champion Nathan Chen will be...

WINTER WEEK: World Cup seasons in Freestyle & Snowboard continue; Short Track starts in...

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The first Alpine World Cup of the 2019-2020 season was last week; now the Freestyle Skiing and Snowboard seasons really get going, as does...

SCOREBOARD: Olympic champs Chen, Majlinda and Trstenjak claim wins

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A good weekend for Olympic champions from 2016 at the Yonex French Open in badminton and in the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam on the...

FIGURE SKATING: Hanyu overwhelms field in sensational Skate Canada Int’l victory

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Two-time Olympic champ Yuzuru Hanyu scored a lifetime best of 212.99 in the Free Skate and put up the second-highest score ever under the...

ALPINE SKIING: Robinson stuns Shiffrin, Pinturault wins in Soelden Giant Slalom

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The FIS Alpine World Cup season opened – for the 20th straight year – in Soelden, Austria, with surprises from the start. The women’s Giant...

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

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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

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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...

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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...

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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...

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