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Edwina Tops-Alexander wins $1.4 million Super Grand Prix in Prague

Edwina Tops-Alexander wins $1.4 million Super Grand Prix in Prague

One fence down halfway, Edwina Tops-Alexander pulled out all the stops to become the first winner of the Longines Global Champions Tour Super Grand Prix in Prague. The Australian won the Super Grand Prix with a second-round time of 61.08 seconds, less than half a second faster than German veteran Ludger Beerbaum and almost four…

Wimbledon tennis buys golf club, members to pocket $107K each

Wimbledon tennis buys golf club, members to pocket $107K each

Celebrities such as Piers Morgan and nearly 800 other members of a London golf club will earn £85,000 ($107,100) each after agreeing the sale of their Wimbledon Park Golf Club to the organizer of the Wimbledon grand slam tennis tournament. The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) has acquired the land, which lies across the…

Nicolas Chauvin: Club in mourning after death of teenage rugby prospect

Nicolas Chauvin: Club in mourning after death of teenage rugby prospect

A 19-year-old rugby player has died after suffering a serious neck injury during a youth match in France. Stade Français academy player Nicolas Chauvin broke his neck following a tackle against Bordeaux-Bègles on Sunday, resulting in cardiac arrest and brain damage. He was rushed to hospital but his death was later confirmed on Wednesday. “It…

NFL commissioner defends handling of Kareem Hunt allegations

NFL commissioner defends handling of Kareem Hunt allegations

National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell on Wednesday defended the league’s handling of misconduct allegations involving players off the field, including recent assault allegations against former Kansas City Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt. Speaking to the media after the league’s annual winter meetings in Irving, Texas, Goodell said the league is doing an “extraordinary” job.…

Hines Ward: Dallas Cowboys figuring it out at perfect time

Hines Ward: Dallas Cowboys figuring it out at perfect time

Two-time Super Bowl champion and CNN Sport contributor Hines Ward talks about his experiences from his 14 years in the NFL as well as providing other football observations. He was speaking to CNN’s Perry Kostidakis. In the 2005 season, we lost three straight heading into December, then won four in a row to end the…

Kilian Jornet: ‘It’s like meditation. It’s beautiful to feel that small.”

Kilian Jornet: ‘It’s like meditation. It’s beautiful to feel that small.”

He’d blacked out in the snow-swept night somewhere on Mt. Everest’s airy northeast ridge. Now Kilian Jornet was lost, exhausted and delirious, whipped by a fierce wind in the “death zone” high above 8,000 meters (26,200 feet). The superstar Catalan climber had achieved a superhuman feat, scaling the world’s highest mountain twice in six days…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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…