Olympic-sport Reports & Results

BEACH VOLLEYBALL: Bansley & Wilkerson top American duos in Mexico

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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

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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

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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

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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”

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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

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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

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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

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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!

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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