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Commonwealth Games: Rugby on the rise in Zambia

Story highlightsZambia sevens go to Commonwealth GamesFirst time ever for emerging rugby nationDrawn in a group with New ZealandThe destination is Australia's Gold Coast; the reason for their journey is the Commonwealth Games. This is, by some distance,...

Jamaican women’s bobsled team makes Olympic bow after rocky time

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Elise Christie: A Winter Olympic speed skating tragedy

It was a familiar tale of woe for the 27-year-old, who was disqualified from all three events at Sochi 2014, triggering abuse on social media that prompted her to delete her Twitter account.');$vidEndSlate.removeClass('video__end-slate--inactive').addClass('video__end-slate--active');}};CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) ?...

How Lindsey Vonn’s rescue dogs helped her beat depression

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Slovenian Ziga Jeglic tests positive for doping at PyeongChang Olympic Games

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said Jeglic had accepted the anti-doping violation and the results of an investigation into his conduct will be released when the Games are over.The press attache for the Slovenian Olympic Team,...

Canadian skaters Moir and Virtue make a golden comeback at the Winter Olympics

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Barry Bennell: 31 years in jail for soccer’s ‘devil incarnate’

The 64-year-old former soccer coach, now known as Richard Jones, was sentenced for 50 counts of child sexual abuse against 12 boys between the ages of eight and 15 from 1979 to 1991.During his summation, Judge Clement Goldstone...

Lindsey Vonn: ‘I’m not going to back down’ to online abuse

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Setting sail with the ‘Airbnb of the seas’

Story highlightsOnline peer-to-peer boat rental companies have made sailing more affordableClick&Boat offers rentals from $68 a day to €250,000 a weekIt's most recent investor is record-breaking sailor Francois GabartThanks to the digital sharing economy, that dream is now...

Team USA’s biggest Winter Olympic team nabs few medals (so far)

But there have been subpar and even disastrous performances by some of the most hyped and commercialized athletes. And that might not be a coincidence. Before he set foot on Olympic ice, Nathan Chen was touted as a...

Winter Olympics: Monday, February 19

Winter Olympics: Monday, February 19Gigi Marvin, top right, celebrates with her American teammates after scoring the opening goal against Finland. Team USA won 5-0 to advance to the final. Winter Olympics: Monday, February 19German ski jumper Stephan...

Winter Olympics: Sunday, February 18

Winter Olympics: Sunday, February 18Austria's Marcel Hirscher competes during the first run of the men's giant slalom. The Austrian dominated the men's giant slalom at the World Cup in Beaver Creek in December and took home his...

Gus Kenworthy: Olympian’s kiss with boyfriend a ‘moment to celebrate’

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Russian athlete suspected of failing drugs test, TASS says

More than 160 Russian athletes who could prove they were clean from doping are competing in a Olympic Athletes from Russia (OAR) team after the nation was banned from the Games because of state-sponsored doping leading up...

Marcel Hirscher makes history with second gold

Now he has two. Hirscher went into Sunday's race as a heavy favorite as one of the most successful skiers of his generation. "Wow. It was not so easy to be the absolute favorite in this discipline, then...

Olympics 2018: Oystein Braaten wins men’s ski slopestyle

The event was ultra-competitive from start to finish -- eight of the 12 qualifiers for the final scored more than 90 points. The final results saw the top five finishers all score 90 points or more. "First run...

Winter Olympics: Saturday, February 17

Winter Olympics: Saturday, February 17Japanese figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu performs his free skate on his way to winning the gold medal. Hanyu is the first man to repeat as Olympic champion since Dick Button in 1952. Winter...

‘I sleep well at night,’ says US skier Lindsey Vonn as she answers hate...

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Bjoergen clinches relay gold for Norway to match all-time record

Winter Olympics: Saturday, February 17Japanese figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu performs his free skate on his way to winning the gold medal. Hanyu is the first man to repeat as Olympic champion since Dick Button in 1952. Winter...

Yuzuru Hanyu leads glorious Japanese Olympic skating finish

His point tally after Saturday's free skating final, stood at 317.85 - almost 11 points more than his compatriot Shoma Uno, who won silver. Hanyu's win also made him the 1000th gold medalist in the history of the...

Winter Olympics: Lindsey Vonn’s medal dreams dashed as Ledecka goes on fairytale run

The greatest female ski racer of all time, one of the favorites for the event, finished sixth in a magnificent race won by snowboard specialist Ester Ledecka. In one of the biggest shocks of the Games, the Czech...

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