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  • Carolina Kostner
    Carolina Kostner surprise leader over Alina Zagitova at the worlds

    Italy’s Carolina Kostner stunned the Milan crowd to take a surprising lead over Olympic champion Alina Zagitova after the short programme at the World Figure Skating Championships. The 31-year-old produced a clean and mature performance that was rewarded with a personal-best of 80.27. Her technical score was even higher than her presentation marks. Zagitova, 16

  • Virtue Moir
    Virtue and Moir: What is their relationship status?

    Canada’s golden couple Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir have got an incredible chemistry between them. On ice for sure. Away from the rink, their relationship status has been the source of plenty of speculation. Are they a couple? Just good friends? Ellen DeGeneres tried to get to the bottom of it all when she caught

  • Nordic combined
    Nordic combined stars say goodbye

    No more Olympics, no more World Cup races, over and out. Nordic combined legends Bjoern Kircheisen from Germany, Finnish veteran Hannu Manninen and French superstar Jason Lamy Chappuis have decided to end their stellar careers after this Olympic season. Kircheisen’s announcement stunned the local crowd last weekend in Klingenthal, but after a record-breaking 281 World

  • Hanyu
    What does the future hold for Yuzuru Hanyu?

    Yuzuru Hanyu arches his neck skyward and lets out a long, weary sigh. It’s another interview after an Olympic experience that has left him exhausted. Physically and mentally, he has had to dig deep to become a champion once again. But far from being irritable or annoyed at yet more media work, the double Olympic

  • Briana Williams
    World records tumble at both ends of the spectrum

    The Jamaican sprint production line has it’s latest roll out. Step forward Briana Williams. The 15-year old has set a new world record time for the 15-year-old age group. Williams absolutely blitzed it at the Bob Hayes Invitational in Florida, crossing the line in a time of 11.13 seconds.   Official video of @brianastarr21’s 11.13

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    Del Potro stuns Federer to win first Masters title

    Juan Martin del Potro ended Roger Federer’s 17-match unbeaten in the final at Indian Wells. The Argentine ace won a gripping encounter 6-4, 6-7, 7-6 after saving three match points in the final set. It was the 2009 US Open champion’s first Masters 1000 title. Another “arm wrestle” World number one Federer said he had

  • Rio Paralympics swim star Huang dies in car crash

    Five-time Paralympic swimming gold medallist Huang Wenpan has died in a car crash. He was 22. Chinese news agency Xinhua reported Huang was driving alone in Hongya County when he hit a lamppost. We are extremely sorry to hear the news of the passing of China Paralympic swimmer Wenpan Huang. The five time gold medalist

  • Rebensburg claims third GS crown as weather halts World Cup Finals

    Sunday’s action at the World Cup Finals in Are, Sweden was abandoned due to high winds. That meant Viktoria Rebensburg was confirmed as winner of the ladies’ Giant Slalom title. Only France’s world champion Tessa Worley could catch the German but a deficit of 92 points meant the odds were against her. And when the

  • USA celebrate
    USA break Canadian hearts in sledge hockey final

    Canada were less than 40 seconds away from their first Para ice hockey gold since Torino 2006. Enter USA’s Declan Farmer. The forward scored to tie the game at 1-1. And he found the net again 3:30 into overtime to give USA their third consecutive title. Afterwards, Farmer dedicated the win to Jeff Sauer who

  • Federer through to final
    Federer survives scare to reach Indian Wells final

    Roger Federer came from a set down to beat Borna Coric in the semi-finals at Indian Wells. The win extended the 36-year-old’s unbeaten run to 17, the longest of his career. Only Juan Martin del Potro stands between the world number one and a 98th career title. Federer changes course Federer came into his semi-final