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Sky to end ownership of cycling outfit Team Sky

Sky to end ownership of cycling outfit Team Sky

One of the most successful teams in professional cycling history is looking for a new sponsor after Sky announced its ownership and sponsorship of Team Sky will cease at the end of 2019. Sky helped found Team Sky in 2010 and, over the last eight years, the team has won six Tour de France titles…MORE

Mikaela Shiffrin sparkles with St. Moritz clean sweep

Mikaela Shiffrin sparkles with St. Moritz clean sweep

She’s already stamping her authority on the season and it’s only December as Mikaela Shiffrin clinched a clean sweep in St.Moritz last weekend. The American triumphed in Saturday’s super-G and added victory in Sunday’s parallel slalom to take her season tally to five wins. The 23-year-old has now won 48 World Cup races on skiing’s…MORE

Solo yachtswoman Susie Goodall rescued by cargo ship after boat accident

Solo yachtswoman Susie Goodall rescued by cargo ship after boat accident

Solo yachtswoman Susie Goodall has been rescued by a cargo ship in the Southern Ocean after a storm wrecked her boat as she competed in a round-the-world race. The British sailor was around 2,000 miles west of South America on Wednesday when a brutal storm lashed her boat with 60-knot winds. Goodall, who is the…MORE

Lindsey Vonn delays injury comeback in farewell season

Lindsey Vonn delays injury comeback in farewell season

She is desperate to begin her farewell season, but Lindsey Vonn has been forced to put her return from injury on hold. Vonn, who needs five more World Cup wins to pass Ingemar Stenmark’s record of 86, injured her knee in training last month. The 33-year-old missed her beloved Lake Louise event and had hoped…MORE

Former MLB players Luis Valbuena and Jose Castillo killed in car crash

Former MLB players Luis Valbuena and Jose Castillo killed in car crash

Former Major League Baseball infielders Luis Valbuena and José Castillo were killed in a car crash Thursday in Venezuela after playing in the country’s winter league, their team said. “We are living a horrible tragedy in Cardenales de Lara. We lost our players Luis Valbuena and José Castillo in a traffic accident,” the Venezuelan club…MORE

The bigger questions that the Kareem Hunt video raises

The bigger questions that the Kareem Hunt video raises

Two videos of two NFL stars in hotels physically attacking women, four years apart. Some parallels exist — and if you were discussing the Kareem Hunt incident last week, the name of former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice may have come up by way of comparing the two. After seeing the video of Hunt,…MORE

Leicester City: Report reveals cause of helicopter crash that killed club owner

Leicester City: Report reveals cause of helicopter crash that killed club owner

The helicopter crash that killed Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha in October was caused by a faulty mechanism in the helicopter’s tail rotor mechanism, causing the pilot to lose control of the aircraft, British investigators said. Srivaddhanaprabha, 60, was one of five people on board the aircraft when it burst into flames after crashing in…MORE

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