Austria's Olympic silver medallist Daniela Iraschko-Stolz rounded off an impressive return to International Ski Federation (FIS) Ski Jumping World Cup competition at Ljubno this weekend by winning gold in today’s event - and in so doing ended the run of six consecutive victories enjoyed by Maren Lundby.
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Mark Dawes, who broke through to the world’s top 16 two years ago, has become World Indoor Bowls champion at the age of 35 after winning hugely competitive final against Robert Paxton on a tie-break at a packed International Arena at the Potters Leisure Resort near Great Yarmouth.
Akito Watabe became the second athlete to secure the Nordic combined triple in its five-year history as he completed his third victory in the Seefeld Triple at the International Ski Federation (FIS) Nordic Combined World Cup in Austria.
Hirscher’s Garmisch giant slalom victory puts him second on all-time FIS Alpine Ski World Cup list with 55 wins
Marcel Hirscher moved to second on the all-time list of International Ski Federation (FIS) Alpine Ski World Cup winners behind Ingemar Stenmark with his 55th victory in the giant slalom at Garmisch-Partenkirchen.
Australia’s men completed a home double at the World Rugby Sevens Series, beating defending tournament and current men's champions South Africa 29-0 in the final at Allianz Stadium in Sydney after their female counterparts had won their final 31-0 against New Zealand.
Tunisia earned sweet revenge in the final of the African Men’s Handball Championships in Gabon as it beat the defending champions Egypt, 26-24.
Mohammadreza Korouyeh Safdarian made history at Rabenstein in Italy this evening becoming the first Iranian athlete to win an Ice Climbing World Cup gold medal.
Local hero Wayne Willgress, the wildcard entry from Norfolk Bowls Club in Norwich who had beaten three former world champions en route to the semi-finals of the Word Indoor Bowls Championships at Great Yarmouth, was shown the exit in today’s semi-final by Robert Paxton.
On a day when the host nation saw five of its karatekas progress to tomorrow’s finals at the Karate1 Premier League in Paris, none shone brighter than 18-year-old Gwendoline Philippe, who reached her female kumite under 61 kilograms final by defeating team-mate Lucie Ignace, the current world silver medallist, by an astonishing 10-0 margin.
Local hero Kamil Stoch produced a hill record of 141.5 metres with his last effort at the International Ski Federation (FIS) Ski Jumping World Cup in Zakopane to earn Poland victory in the team event, sparking huge celebrations from a crowd estimated at 45,000.
Feuz gathers awesome downhill pace with third FIS Alpine Ski World Cup win in last stop before Pyeongchang 2018
Switzerland’s world downhill champion Beat Feuz maintained his impressive momentum ahead of next month’s Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang with his third International Ski Federation (FIS) Alpine Skiing World Cup win of the season at Garmisch-Partenkirchen.
Japan's Akito Watabe stands on the brink of an awesome hat-trick in the International Ski Federation Nordic Combined World Cup after adding a second-leg win to his opening victory in the Seefeld Triple in Austria.
Pierre Vaultier, France’s Olympic snowboard cross champion, offered dynamic evidence his strong form going into his title defence in Pyeongchang next month as he earned his first victory of the International Ski Federation Alpine Snowboard World Cup season in the sprint snowboard cross race at Bansko in Bulgaria.
China’s Boyang Jin jumped his way to gold as the International Skating Union (ISU) Four Continents Figure Skating Championships concluded with the men’s free Skating in Taipei.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) will continue with its new policy of providing a temporary office during the Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang next month to deal with any doping-related matters arising during the Games.