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Olympic silver medallist Chris Creveling will miss next year's Winter Games in Pyeongchang after he was banned for four years by the United States Ant...

Olympic silver medallist Chris Creveling will miss next year's Winter Games in Pyeongchang after he was banned for four years by the United States …

Parkour has emerged as another contender for inclusion on the Summer Olympic programme after being discussed by the group responsible for proposing ne...

Parkour has emerged as another contender for inclusion on the Summer Olympic programme after being discussed by the group responsible for proposing …

Germany’s Olympic javelin champion Thomas Rohler gave the opening International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Diamond League meeting of...

Germany’s Olympic javelin champion Thomas Rohler gave the opening International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Diamond League meeting of …

Kerri Walsh Jennings, April Ross end partnership

Five-time Olympian <b>Kerri Walsh Jennings</b> is looking for a new partner — and a new beach volleyball tour — after rejecting an exclusivity agreement with …

Katie Ledecky leads Olympic champions in Atlanta; broadcast schedule

<b>Katie Ledecky</b> headlines a USA Swimming Pro Series meet in Atlanta, a tune-up for the U.S. Championships, live on NBCSN, NBCSports.com/live and the …

Lucerne World Tour event postponed and Fiji cancelled

Lausanne, Switzerland, April 27, 2017 - The International Volleyball Federation confirms the postponement of the Lucerne FIVB Beach Volleyball World …

99% Invisible Recalls the Unknown Arts Awards of the Olympic Games

We’ve all heard of the record-breaking times, longest distances and of course, winners of those coveted medals, but according to 99% Invisible there …

Olympics

Track worlds: Hammer rides to 15th career medal

HONG KONG (AFP) — Britain’s Elinor Barker won the women’s points race at the UCI World Track Cycling Championships after a gripping duel with …

International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) vice-president Luciano Rossi has been accused by the worldwide governing body of making a series of "fa...

International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) vice-president Luciano Rossi has been accused by the worldwide governing body of making a series of …

2017 London World Cup Results

The 2017 London World Cup was held on April 8 in London, England.<p><b>Women’s All-Around Results</b><p><b>Rank</b><p><b>Athlete</b><p><b>Nation</b><p><b>VT</b><p><b>UB</b><p><b>BB</b><p><b>FX</b><p><b>AA</b><p>1<p>Tabea …

'A Roubaix not seen in years'

ROUBAIX, France (VN) — BMC Racing celebrated in the green grassy center of Paris-Roubaix’s finishing velodrome Sunday, but most were standing in the …

The best – and worst – of curling with your spouse: Inside the 2017 Mixed Doubles championship

It was a wild day of tiebreakers at the 2017 Canadian Mixed Doubles Curling Championship in Saskatoon as teams battled for the final 12 playoff …

Curling

FasterSkier’s Biathletes of the Year: Lowell Bailey and Susan Dunklee

U.S. Biathlon’s Lowell Bailey (Photo: US Biathlon/NordicFocus) and Susan Dunklee (Photo: Fischer/NordicFocus) are FasterSkier’s 2017 Biathletes of …

Cross-country Skiing

McLain Ward, World Cup Champion

A hush took over CenturyLink Stadium as McLain Ward picked up a gallop.<p>The rhythmical patter of HH Azur’s hooves and the collective breath holding of …

Olympic judo champion Kayla Harrison is all in on transition to MMA

When UFC President Dana White created the women’s 145-pound featherweight division that staged its first title fight in February, he expressed no concern about how the talent depth would materialize.<p>The most promising of those positioned to ultimately contend for the belt now belonging to champion …

UFC

Takeaways from World Figure Skating Championships

<i>Five thoughts following the world figure skating championships, looking toward the Olympics …</i><p><b>1. Reality check for Nathan Chen</b><p>When <b>Nathan Chen</b> beat …

Around the Rings

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Yevgenia Medvedeva repeats as world champ; Karen Chen saves U.S.

With another record score, Russian <b>Yevgenia Medvedeva</b> became the first female figure skater to repeat as world champion since <b>Michelle Kwan</b> in 2001 in …

USA Gymnastics slammed for not attending Senate hearing

WASHINGTON — USA Gymnastics did not send a representative to Tuesday’s Senate hearing on protecting young athletes from sexual abuse — and senators criticized the organization fiercely for that.<p>USA Gymnastics chairman Paul Parilla instead sent a statement that expressed support for a proposed …

Gymnastics

The Rugby Football League (RFL) - the governing body for rugby league in England - is working on plans to launch a Women's Super League.

The Rugby Football League (RFL) - the governing body for rugby league in England - is working on plans to launch a Women's Super League.<p>An official …

World Cup champ lands first quad cork 1800 (video)

Switzerland’s <b>Andri Ragettli</b> landed what’s being touted as the first ski quad cork 1800 in a video published recently.<p>Ragettli, 18, is one of the …

Andorra Ends 11 Years of Losses, With a Tie

Rarely has a scoreless stalemate tasted so sweet. But 11 years of nothing but losing will do that to a team.<p>Andorra’s 0-0 tie with the visiting Faroe Islands in a World Cup qualifier ended its run of 58 competitive defeats.<p>It was the first point in qualifying for Andorra, a Pyrenees mountain …

Real Salt Lake

Rogue iguana interrupts Miami Open match

With a lineup featuring some of the top players in the world, the Miami Open has attracted fans of all ages, genders, and apparently, species.<p>During …

Tennis

Rachel Homan to face Russia in final of curling worlds

Anna Siddorova beats Sweden 9-3 in Saturday's semifinal<p>Anna Sidorova's Russian rink overwhelmed their Swedish opponents in Saturday's semifinal at …

Sweden

U.S. women's hockey team members share bold messages on social media

Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson held up a piece of paper displaying the word, “Brave.” Brianna Decker's read, “Together.” Meghan Duggan‏’s sheet of paper had “LIMITLESS” written on it.<p>Each member of the U.S. women’s national hockey league team held up the messages with the hashtag #BeBoldForChange on …

USA Hockey

Olympic Foil Fencer Lee Kiefer Becomes First U.S. Woman to Earn No. 1 World Ranking

Two-time Olympic foil fencer Lee Kiefer, 22, ascended to a number one world ranking following a first place finish at the Absolute Fencing Gear FIE Grand Prix in Long Beach, California, last weekend. She is the first U.S. female foil fencer to achieve a top world ranking, according to USA …

Olympics

Simone Manuel, Stanford swim team win first championship title in 19 years

The 20-year-old continues to make waves and break records<p>Since making a splash at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games seven months ago by becoming the …

Olympics

Canada holds off stubborn U.S. to remain perfect

BEIJING — It was a grind, but it was also a win, and that was all that counted for Canada’s Rachel Homan and her Ottawa team on a smoggy Monday …

Curling