Wednesday, July 18, 2018

An olympic tragedy

If at first you don't succeed, then try and try again. And if it doesn't work that time, try again. And again. British speed skater Elise Christie is nothing if not persistent. "I'm not crying. I'm just coughing," Christie insisted Tuesday...
(CNN)The grueling Rolex Sydney-Hobart Yacht Race ended in sensational fashion when the initial winner was stripped of victory after a protest launched by a rival. Wild Oats XI was initially crowned the line honors winner, with a record-beating time and...
World number one Dustin Johnson says there is no need to limit how far golf balls fly because nobody "is making the game too easy". "When was the last time you saw someone make the game too easy? I don't...

Austria wins gold

Austria's Matthias Mayer produced a brilliant run to win the men's super G and claim his second Winter Olympics alpine skiing gold medal. Mayer, the downhill champion in Sochi in 2014, won in a time of one minute 24.44 seconds,...
(CNN)Mongolia won six medals at the 2017 Judo World Championships, belying a population of just three million to finish third in the overall table. Only Teddy Riner's France and Japan -- creators of the sport -- could boast a better haul. But...
Simona Halep is a Grand Slam champion at last. Having lost her previous three finals, Halep finally ended her drought by battling past Sloane Stephens in a captivating contest at Roland Garros. On the Tennis Podcast afterwards, presenters Catherine Whitaker...

AO: Federer vs. Berdych

Roger Federer is looking forward to meet a familiar opponent in Tomas Berdych after continuing his Australian Open title defence with another straight-sets win in the fourth round. "I'm looking forward to playing against him. He seems to be in...

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