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.
Tim Burke (Paul Smiths, N.Y.) made U.S. biathlon team history on Feb. 14, winning silver in the 20-kilometer individual event at the 2013 IBU World Championships in Nove Mesto, Czech Republic. The finish marked Burke's first-career world championships medal and the first for a U.S. athlete in 26 years. The U.S. men finished 12th in the 4x7.5K, while the women finished 11th in the relay. Lowell Bailey (Lake Placid, N.Y.) added a 13th-place finish in the men's 12.5K pursuit.
South African Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius will spend another night in jail, as his bail hearing for the killing of his girlfriend continues Wednesday.
PRETORIA, South Africa — Paralympic superstar Oscar Pistorius was charged Thursday with the murder of his girlfriend who was shot inside his home in South Africa, a stunning development in the life of a national hero known as “Blade Runner” for his high-tech artificial legs.
South African Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius has reportedly been charged with shooting and killing his girlfriend in what may have been a tragic accident.
Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius has reportedly been arrested after a 30-year-old woman was shot dead at his home in Pretoria, South Africa.
The Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee said Tuesday that it has recommended dropping wrestling as a sport from the 2020 Olympic Games.
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