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  • Exclusive: U.S. athletes should consider not attending Olympics if fear Zika: officials

    By Daniel Bases and Joshua Schneyer NEW YORK (Reuters) - The United States Olympic Committee told U.S. sports federations that athletes and staff concerned for their health over the Zika virus should consider not going to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in August. The message was delivered in a…

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  • Canada's St-Gelais, Hamelin win short track World Cup 500s

    DRESDEN, Germany (AP) -- Canadian speed skaters Marianne St-Gelais and Charles Hamelin won 500 meter races at a short track World Cup meet on Sunday.

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  • Men's ski jump cancelled due to bad weather

    OSLO, Norway (AP) -- The men's individual ski jump World Cup competition was cancelled on Sunday due to bad weather conditions.

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  • Germany's Arndt wins 4-man bob World Cup race, European gold

    Maximilian Arndt of Germany won a four-man bobsled World Cup race on Sunday to extend his standings lead and take the European title. Arndt piloted his bob to a two-run combined time 0.18 seconds faster than Benjamin Maier of Austria, the surprise silver medalist. Maier was fifth in the first run…

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  • Johaug blitzes opposition to win World Cup cross-country

    Norway's Therese Johaug blitzed the opposition to win the 30-kilometer cross-country World Cup meet on Sunday. Johaug set a blistering pace from the start and didn't let up throughout the classical-style race, beating fellow Norwegian Ingvild Flugstad Oestberg by 3 minutes 46.5 seconds, for the…

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  • Lara Gut wins Super-G World Cup race, Vonn comes in 3rd

    GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) -- Lindsey Vonn is getting some competition for the overall World Cup title although she is still comfortably ahead. Lara Gut of Switzerland won her first Super-G race of the season on Sunday to cut into Vonn's overall World Cup lead. Viktoria Rebensburg of…

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  • Korean skier earns applause at 2018 Olympics test event

    JEONGSEON, South Korea (AP) -- South Korean skier Kim Hyeon-tae had a modest goal in his World Cup debut: to finish within five seconds of the winner.

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  • Janka wins super-G at 2018 Olympics test by large margin

    Former overall World Cup champion Carlo Janka won the super-G test event for the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics by a large margin Sunday, while several pre-race favorites failed to finish their runs in a race that was much more challenging than the downhill a day earlier. The Swiss racer clocked 1…

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  • Janka wins super-G in Jeongseon

    Carlo Janka of Switzerland took the Alpine Ski World Cup men's super-G race in South Korea on Sunday, his first career victory in the discipline. The 2010 Olympic giant slalom champion posted a time of 1 min, 26.16 seconds at Jeongseon Alpine Centre in South Korea, which is hosting the World Cup…

  • Teens Wang, Jha advance at US table tennis trials

    GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) -- Teenagers Crystal Wang and Kanak Jha won qualifying tournaments Saturday night on the final day of the U.S. Open table tennis trials.

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  • Yahoo DFS Hockey: Sunday Picks

    Sasha Yodashkin picks the Sunday Yahoo NHL slate, including Kyle Okposo, who has been productive all season in a top-six role for the Islanders.
  • Cross-Country World Cup Results

    1. Martin Johnsrud Sundby, Norway, 2 hours, 8 minutes, 41.9 seconds.

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  • Slovenia wins team ski jump event ahead of host Norway

    OSLO, Norway (AP) -- Slovenia won the team ski jump event on Saturday, edging out host nation Norway.

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  • Prevc brothers lead Slovenia to World Cup win

    Berlin (AFP) - Slovenia, led by world number one Peter Prevc and his brother Domen, won the World Cup ski jumping team event on the mythical Holmenkollen, outside Oslo on Saturday.

  • Christie, Park win 1,500m races at short track World Cup

    DRESDEN, Germany (AP) -- European champion Elise Christie of Britain and Park Ji-won of South Korea won 1,500 meter races at a short track World Cup on Saturday.

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  • Teenager Riiber secures 1st Nordic combined win

    OSLO, Norway (AP) -- Norwegian teenager Jarl Magnus Riiber won his first Nordic combined World Cup on Saturday in front of his home crowd.

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  • Injury puts Isinbayeva's return on hold

    Russian pole vault star Yelena Isinbayeva's intended return to competition after a break of over two years has been put on hold because of a leg injury, local media reported Saturday. The 33-year-old Isinbayeva, who had been planning to participate in the Volgograd Governor's Cup meet this…

  • Hefti wins 2-man bob World Cup race, European title

    ST. MORITZ, Switzerland (AP) -- Beat Hefti of Switzerland won a two-man bobsled World Cup race on his home course Saturday to also be crowned European champion.

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  • Sundby dominates cross-country World Cup meet in Oslo

    Martin Johnsrud Sundby of Norway extended his lead at the top of the cross-country World Cup standings with an impressive win in the 50-kilometer classical-style race on Saturday. Sundby, who took the initiative from the start, competed for the lead with Niklas Dyrhaug up until 40K, before…

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