• Shiffrin
    Shiffrin wins overall World Cup title once more!

    Two-time Olympic champion Mikaela Shiffrin has claimed the overall World Cup title for a second consecutive year. The American secured third spot at the Ladies’ Giant Slalom race in Ofterschwang in Germany on Friday. That was enough to give her another crystal globe trophy as her rival to the title faltered. Swiss skier Wendy Holdener

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    Paralympic Games get underway with sensational Opening Ceremony

    The largest ever Winter Paralympics got off to a magical start with a wonder of light and sound that lit up the night sky over PyeongChang and welcomed athletes from across the globe. A flaming puck, K-Pop music including a live performance from hit duo Clon, a giant disco-ball, and a flying para-boat set off

  • IPC President: We will have a clean Paralympics

    It’s been a busy start to life as the International Paralympic Committee president for Andrew Parsons. In his second week in office an earthquake in Mexico meant the rescheduling of two World Championships. Following that the Brazilian’s focus switched to ensuring that the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympics was clean. He attempted to do this with several

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    Hanyu Out Of World Championships

    Yuzuru Hanyu’s efforts and exertion to secure a second Olympic gold medal have taken their toll. The 23-year-old will miss the upcoming World Championships in Milan due to the ankle problem that nearly ruled him out of PyeongChang 2018. Hanyu first sustained damage to his right ankle back in November 2017. The injury occurred when

  • Yoka in Rio
    Yoka handed suspended ban for missed tests

    Rio 2016 super-heavyweight champion Tony Yoka has received a suspended one-year ban after missing four doping tests. The 25-year-old turned professional shortly after clinching Olympic gold two years ago. All four unannounced tests were carried out during the period from July 2016 and July 2017. Yoka’s lawyer Arnaud Pericard told AFP that the boxer had

  • Coe and Andersen
    IAAF threatens Russia with expulsion from athletics

    The IAAF will consider expelling Russia from athletics in July unless “dramatic progress” is made on anti-doping reform. Track and field’s governing body may also stop clean Russian athletes competing as neutrals. The possible sanctions were discussed at the IAAF Council meeting in Birmingham. Russian refusal The Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF) was banned from international

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    World Cup 100 days out: Seven things to know about Russia 2018

    There are just 100 days to go until the start of the FIFA World Cup. Sochi marked the occasion with a display of footballing dolphins. Now it is time to take a look at what spectators can look out for in Russia, both on and off the pitch. From technology assistance to quirky stadiums and

  • Serena returns to the fray

    Serena Williams returns to the WTA Tour this week at Indian Wells. The 23-time Grand Slam winner has not played a competitive singles match since giving birth last year. Her last tournament was the 2017 Australian Open which she won whilst pregnant. The 36-year-old spoke after playing in the Tie Break Tens event in New

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    Wiggins: “This is someone trying to smear me.”

    Bradley Wiggins has angrily denied taking drugs to enhance performance. A report into doping by British lawmakers claimed the five-time Olympic gold medallist took powerful corticosteroids for competitive gain, not to treat asthma. “From the evidence presented, it might appear that Bradley Wiggins may have been treated with triamcinolone on up to nine occasions, in

  • Canada and Colombia
    Canada and Colombia reach 2018 YOG girls Rugby Sevens

    Canada and Colombia’s girls’ rugby sevens teams are off to Buenos Aires! The Canadians won their qualifying event in Las Vegas, with Colombia springing a surprise in Brazil. Canadian double Las Vegas hosted North America boys and girls’ qualifiers for the Youth Olympic Games. Canada claimed victory in both tournaments, with hosts USA defeated in