Kikkan Randall (Anchorage, Alaska) became the first American woman to break into the top three overall at a FIS Cross-Country World Cup on March 24 in Falun, Sweden. Starting the day in 15th, Randall skied to seventh in the 10-kilometer freestyle pursuit, which moved her to the third overall spot.
U.S. ice dancers Meryl Davis (West Bloomfield, Mich.) and Charlie White (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) captured their second world ice dancing title at the 2013 ISU World Figure Skating Championships on March 16 in London, Ontario. The five-time national champions compiled 189.56 points to complete a perfect season.
Olympic champion Kim Yu-na of South Korea captured the ladies title at the World Figure Skating Championships.
Americans Meryl Davis and Charlie White won the ice dance title for the second time in three years on Saturday.
Canadian Patrick Chan won his third consecutive men's world figure skating title.
Russia's Tatiana Volosozhar and Maxim Trankov claimed their first-ever gold medal at the World Figure Skating Championships following Friday's completion of the pairs competition.
Americans Meryl Davis and Charlie White hold a lead of 3.25 points on reigning world champions Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir after the completion of the Ice Dancing short program during Thursday's World Figure Skating Championships.
Olympic champion Kim Yu-na of Korea captured the short program at the World Figure Skating Championships.
Patrick Chan placed first in the men's competition of Wednesday's short program at the World Figure Skating Championships.
The Russian tandem of Tatiana Volosozhar and Maxim Trankov placed first in the pairs competition of Wednesday's short program at the World Figure Skating Championships.
Ted Ligety (Park City, Utah) secured his fourth career Audi FIS Alpine World Cup giant slalom overall title with a wire-to-wire victory on March 9 in Kranjska Gora, Slovenia. Ligety shredded down the rutted course in 2:35.43 to capture his fifth world cup giant slalom victory of the season.
Jenn Suhr (Fredonia, N.Y.) set the indoor pole vault world record as she cleared 5.02 meters/16-5.50 feet to capture the 2013 USA Indoor Track & Field Championships title on March 2 in Albuquerque, N.M. Meanwhile, Will Leer (Minnetonka, Minn.) and Mary Cain (Bronxville, N.Y.) claimed the men's and women's 1,600-meter titles, and Ryan Whiting (Harrisburg, Pa.) won the men's shot put.
Kikkan Randall (Anchorage, Alaska) and Jessie Diggins (Afton, Minn.) captured gold in the team sprint at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships on Feb. 24 in Val di Fiemme, France. The duo finished with a time of 20:24.44, nearly eight seconds clear of second place. The victory marks the first world championship gold for the U.S.
The bail hearing for South African Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius was adjourned on Thursday and will continue Friday.
South African Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius will spend yet another night in jail, as his bail hearing for the killing of his girlfriend will continue Thursday.
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