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CURLING: Epping completes career Grand Slam with Masters win

It took 11 seasons, but Canada’s John Epping finally got his career Grand Slam in the Grand Slam of Curling circuit with a win...

BEACH VOLLEYBALL: Bansley & Wilkerson top American duos in Mexico

Canada's Heather Bansley and Brandie Wilkerson continued their stroll through the FIVB World Tour with another win, this time in a women-only, 3-star tournament...

BADMINTON: Bad week to be no. 1 as three lose in French Open

The Yonex French Open in Paris (FRA) was loaded with all five of the no. 1-ranked players or teams in the world. But only...

ALPINE SKIING: Shiffrin third in Soelden season opener

The 2018-19 Alpine World Cup opened with impressive racing in challenging circumstances on the Rettenbach Glacier at Soelden (AUT), with France’s two-time World Champion...

WRESTLING: Coon takes Greco silver as U.S. gets 12 medals at UWW Worlds

In his first appearance in the United World Wrestling World Championships, American Adam Coon scored a silver medal, the first in Greco-Roman wrestling for...

THE BIG PICTURE: Welcome to cycling’s “Agenda 2022”

Observers of sports on the Olympic program have noted for decades how the International Federations and National Olympic Committees adopt the IOC’s procedures for...

SPORT CLIMBING Preview: Men’s Speed title to be decided in Xiamen

There’s only one seasonal World Cup title to be decided in Sport Climbing: men’s Speed, and it will come down to the final World...

CYCLING Preview: Track Cycling World Cup heads to Milton

The second of the six-stage UCI Track Cycling World Cup is ready to go at the Mattamy National Cycling Centre in Milton, Canada, just...

BEACH VOLLEYBALL Preview: Canadian stars Bansley & Wilkerson in Mexico this week

A fairly minor FIVB World Tour 3-star tournament is underway in Chetumal (MEX), but with a couple of important entries. The headliners are Canada’s Heather...

ALPINE SKIING Preview: The World Cup season starts – really – in Soelden!

It’s not even Halloween yet, but the FIS Alpine World Cup starts – as usual – with racing on the Rettenbach Glacier in Soelden...

WRESTLING: Fourth world title for Adeline Gray at UWW Worlds

After a disappointing seventh-place finish in the 2016 Rio Games, three-time World Champion Adeline Gray took 2017 off, rested and repaired her body and...

JUDO: Japan wins seven at World Junior Champs

Just as it dominates the senior division, Japanese judoka were the class of the IJF World Junior Championships, held in The Bahamas last week....

GYMNASTICS Preview: Biles and Uchimura return to World Champs

The gymnastics world essentially took a year off in 2017, with a World Championships which did not include a team competition and many of...

FIGURE SKATING Preview: All eyes on Medvedeva at Skate Canada International

Stop no. 2 for the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating is in Laval, Quebec, Canada for the Skate Canada International, with strong –...

CURLING Preview: Grand Slam Masters starts in Truro

The second stop in the Grand Slam of Curling is in Truro for The Masters, one of the four events which founded the series...

BADMINTON Preview: French Open showcases world nos. 1 vs. 2

For the second week in a row, the top-two ranked players and teams in the world will face off, this time at the Stade...

WRESTLING: Dake and Cox win world titles; U.S. men second at UWW Worlds

U.S. wrestlers Kyle Dake and J’Den Cox became the first champions of the two new weight classes for men at the United World Wrestling...

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