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Goggia wins controversial downhill in Switzerland

After a trio of runner-up finishes this season, Olympic champion Sofia Goggia of Italy stood atop the podium in Saturday’s controversial women’s downhill at Crans-Montana. Meanwhile Nicole Schmidhofer is in a commanding position to win the downhill title after padding her advantage. But the Austrian was bumped to fourth due to a timekeeping issue at…MORE

Zion Williamson injury: Should he stop playing in the NCAA?

Zion Williamson is the biggest draw men’s college basketball has seen in years. He is expected to be the top pick in June’s NBA draft and is considered the best NBA prospect since LeBron James. At 18 years old, he’s been a walking highlight reel for Duke. The reason he’s not playing in the league…MORE

Global Champions League: Teams announced for 2019 season

The line-ups for the 2019 Global Champions League (GCL) have been announced — with a number of high-profile stars making a switch to different teams. London Knights, last year’s winner of the GCL Championship, has retained the core of its powerful line up and added Max Kuhner to the ranks of Ben Maher, Olivier Philippaerts,…MORE

Manny Machado: Record $300m deal agreed, according to reports

Manny Machado, who spent the 2018 Major League Baseball (MLB) season with the Los Angeles Dodgers, has agreed a record-breaking $300 million deal with the San Diego Padres, according to reports. If confirmed, the franchise’s 10-year agreement with the 26-year-old would be the most expensive contract ever signed by a free agent in American sports…MORE

Lindsey Vonn: Mikaela Shiffrin ‘in a league of her own’

She retired as the greatest female ski racer of all time, but Lindsey Vonn believes fellow American Mikaela Shiffrin is “in a league of her own” and will shatter all records as long as she stays healthy. Vonn, who bowed out of the skiing four wins short of the all-time record, says Shiffrin is on…MORE

Caster Semenya needs to be treated fairly, says US Olympic great Ed Moses

US athletics great Ed Moses says sport has had its “head in the ground” over the issue of hypoandrogenism and called for South African Caster Semenya to be treated fairly as her appeal against testosterone restrictions in female runners takes place in Switzerland. Semenya, the double Olympic 800m champion, is hyperandrogenous, meaning she has elevated…MORE

White Turf: Horse racing with a touch of frost

Far from your typical race meeting, the upmarket ski resort of St. Moritz is home to one of the most spectacular events on the horse racing calendar. White Turf, held annually over three Sundays in February, is a festival of racing on a frozen lake at the foothills of the Engadine mountains in Switzerland. It’s…MORE