Coming off her third consecutive world championship in slalom, U.S. skier Mikaela Shiffrin still hasn’t had time to fully appreciate the records she continues to break. Her victory in St. Moritz on Saturday marked the first time in 78 years that a woman has won the slalom at three consecutive worlds. She joins Germany’s Christl Cranz (1937-39) as the only women to complete the three-peat in the discipline. “The three gold medals it feels more like a label, like a definition,” the 21-year-old from Colorado said Wednesday in an interview by phone with USA TODAY Sports. “It doesn’t feel like something that actually happened.” Shiffrin compared the moment of winning her third slalom gold at worlds
There are downsides to dating a professional athlete — according to Kate Upton, at least. The 24-year-old supermodel swung by Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen on Wednesday, where she was asked by a caller whether her finacé — Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander — prefers sex before or after games. “I’m really excited, he asked me right before season started so we’ve been keeping it on the down low for quite a while,” she told E! News of her engagement to the Detroit Tigers pitcher.
Novak Djokovic was given a stern telling-off by his wife Jelena after failing to thank her for filming his practice session on Facebook Live. The former world number one was preparing for his upcoming involvement in the BNP Paribas Open whilst his wife, Jelena, filmed his practice session at court side. "No, I like to take the camera, it’s nice," Djokovic says as he takes the phone from Jelena.