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High winds keep Mikaela Shiffrin waiting for her first chance at gold

High winds keep Mikaela Shiffrin waiting for her first chance at gold

(CNN) - US ski star Mikaela Shiffrin's bid for a first gold of the Winter Olympics in South Korea was put on hold after high winds forced the women's giant slalom to be postponed. Shiffrin, 22, be ... Continue Reading
Floyd Mayweather Jr. defeats Conor McGregor by TKO

Floyd Mayweather Jr. defeats Conor McGregor by TKO

(CNN) - In a result that shocked few, Floyd Mayweather Jr. defeated Conor McGregor by technical knockout at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday.McGregor, though, surprised many by going toe to ... Continue Reading
'Why are you playing ice hockey? You're a girl' -- Meet the women skating to success in Ukraine

'Why are you playing ice hockey? You're a girl' -- Meet the women skating to success in Ukraine

KIEV (CNN) - Clad in a purple jersey with an orange crown emblazoned across the front, the Dnipro Queens forward whizzes across the ice at lightning speed and slams the puck past Kyiv Ukrainochka's go ... Continue Reading
Isiah Thomas: What happened to the NBA's great rivalries?

Isiah Thomas: What happened to the NBA's great rivalries?

(CNN) - Real Madrid vs. Barcelona, John McEnroe vs. Bjorn Borg, Muhammad Ali vs. Joe Frazier -- sporting history is built on fierce rivalries. It's something basketball Hall of Famer Isiah Thomas ... Continue Reading
Hong Kong Cup: Ryan Moore rides Maurice to victory to claim $3M prize

Hong Kong Cup: Ryan Moore rides Maurice to victory to claim $3M prize

(CNN) - As retiring in style goes, this will take some beating.In reportedly his final race before making a permanent move to a stud, Maurice -- ridden by jockey Ryan Moore -- romped to victory in ... Continue Reading