Alpine Skiing – FIS Alpine World Ski Championships – Women’s Alpine Combined – Slalom – Are, Sweden – February 8, 2019 – Silver medalist Slovakia’s Petra Vlhova, gold medalist Switzerland’s Wendy Holdener and bronze medalist Norway’s Ragnhild Mowinckel celebrate on the podium. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger ARE, Sweden (Reuters) – Switzerland’s WendyRead More →

FILE PHOTO: Jan 28, 2019; Memphis, TN, USA; Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol (33) shoots a three point shot from the corner during a game against the Denver Nuggets at FedExForum. Denver won 95-92. Mandatory Credit: Nelson Chenault-USA TODAY Sports For the first time in his NBA career, the uniformRead More →

Kim Kaufman carded a 66 for the second day in a row and holds a two-shot lead at 13-under par in the ISPS Handa Vic Open. Kaufman matched her opening-round 66 on the Beach Course (par 72) with a 66 on the par-73 Beach Course on Friday in the secondRead More →

GENEVA (Reuters) – Roger Federer is no longer chasing the top ranking and would rather be a contender at Grand Slams than battling Novak Djokovic and Rafa Nadal to be world number one, the Swiss tennis great said on Friday. Switzerland’s Roger Federer serves a ball from a boat inRead More →

LONDON (Reuters) – A shutdown in British horse racing due to an outbreak of equine influenza is costing the bookmaking industry tens of millions of pounds, Betfair said on Friday, and could get much worse if the outbreak is prolonged. Horse Racing – Kempton Park – Kempton Park Racecourse, Sunbury-on-Thames,Read More →

ARE, Sweden (Reuters) – Lindsey Vonn made up for lost time at the Alpine ski world championships on Friday by completing the downhill part of the women’s combined as preparation for the final race of her career. Alpine Skiing – FIS Alpine World Ski Championships – Women’s Alpine Combined –Read More →

SARAJEVO (Reuters) – The Olympic spirit is back in Sarajevo after rival Bosnian ethnic elites set aside their differences to host the largest sport event in the country since the 1984 Winter Olympics and war of the 1990s. A clock counts down to the upcoming European Youth Olympic Winter Festival,Read More →

(Reuters) – Kenya’s 19-year-old Stephen Kiprop won the Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) half marathon on Friday in a course record-equalling 58 minutes and 42 seconds, the fastest time ever recorded by a teenager. Ethiopians Abadi Hadis and Fikadu Haftu completed the podium and Switzerland’s Julien Wanders was fourth in aRead More →

ARE, Sweden (Reuters) – Austria’s Ramona Siebenhofer was fastest in the downhill leg of the women’s combined at the Alpine skiing world championships on Friday, with American Lindsey Vonn back in action after crashing earlier in the week. Alpine Skiing – FIS Alpine World Ski Championships – Women’s Alpine CombinedRead More →

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – A fire at the training centre of Rio de Janeiro soccer club Flamengo killed 10 people and injured at least three others on Friday, firefighters said. People wait for information in front of the training center of Rio’s soccer club Flamengo, after a deadly fireRead More →

MOSCOW (Reuters) – The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) said on Friday it would lift the ban on Russian Para athletes by March 15, but only under certain conditions. FILE PHOTO: Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Paralympics – Closing Ceremony – Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium – Pyeongchang, South Korea – March 18, 2018 –Read More →

FILE PHOTO: The emblem of Flamengo is pictured in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil May 16, 2018. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes/File Photo RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – A fire at the training center of Rio de Janeiro soccer club Flamengo killed 10 people and injured at least three others on Friday, firefighters said.Read More →

MOSCOW (Reuters) – The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) said on Friday it would lift the ban on Russia’s Paralympic Committee by March 15, under certain conditions. FILE PHOTO: Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Paralympics – Closing Ceremony – Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium – Pyeongchang, South Korea – March 18, 2018 – President ofRead More →

Tyler Toffoli scored in the sixth round of a shootout to lift the visiting Los Angeles Kings past the Philadelphia Flyers 3-2 on Thursday. Feb 7, 2019; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Los Angeles Kings defenseman Oscar Fantenberg (7) defends a shot in front of Philadelphia Flyers left wing James van RiemsdykRead More →

MOSCOW (Reuters) – The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) said on Friday it would lift the ban on Russia’s Paralympic Committee by March 15, under certain conditions. Russia has been barred from international Paralympic competitions since August 2016 over allegations of state-sponsored doping similar to the ones that led to theRead More →

LONDON (Reuters) – Like a wave originating thousands of kilometers out in the deep ocean before crashing onto a distant beach, so surfing’s inclusion in the Olympic family has had a long fetch. FILE PHOTO: A surfer drops in on a large wave at Praia do Norte in Nazare, PortugalRead More →

LONDON (Reuters) – Like a wave originating thousands of kilometers out in the deep ocean before crashing onto a distant beach, so surfing’s inclusion in the Olympic family has had a long fetch. FILE PHOTO: A surfer drops in on a large wave at Praia do Norte in Nazare, PortugalRead More →