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Valentina Shevchenko, left, UFC women's flyweight fighter and Joanna Jedrzejczyk UFC women's strawweight fighter face off at a news conference in Toronto on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)
December 06, 2018 - 10:55 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Valentina Shevchenko and Joanna Jedrzejczyk were teenagers when they first fought at the muay Thai world championships in 2006. They met again in 2007 and 2008. Shevchenko won every time. A decade later, the fighters are meeting once again Saturday night, this time under the...
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Austria's Nicole Schmidhofer reacts in the finish area following her run in the women's World Cup downhill ski race in Lake Louise, Alberta on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)
December 01, 2018 - 3:39 pm
LAKE LOUISE, Alberta (AP) — Two days ago, Austrian racer Nicole Schmidhofer had no World Cup wins. Now, she can't lose. Schmidhofer captured a second straight downhill Saturday with an even faster run. She finished in 1 minute, 47.68 seconds to hold off teammate Cornelia Huetter by 0.44 seconds...
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International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach delivers a speech during the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) general assembly in Tokyo Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
November 29, 2018 - 6:57 am
TOKYO (AP) — After finding it difficult to sell the 2026 Winter Olympics, the IOC finally has two countries that are all in: Sweden and Italy. It's Stockholm, the capital of Sweden and the self-described capital of Scandinavia, up against a joint Italian bid of Milan — a global fashion capital— and...
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Italy's Federica Brignone celebrates after winning the alpine ski, women's World Cup giant slalom in Killington, Vt., Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018. Brunner finished in third place. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
November 24, 2018 - 1:40 pm
KILLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Three months ago, Federica Brignone of Italy was on crutches after hurting her left knee in a training crash. It didn't take her long to get back up to speed. Brignone won a giant slalom for her ninth career World Cup victory Saturday, with Mikaela Shiffrin taking fourth as...
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July 30, 2018 - 7:42 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Olympic skier Bode Miller and his wife, Morgan, hope that by talking about their 19-month daughter's drowning death, they can prevent other parents from experiencing such heartbreak. The couple appeared in their first public interview Monday on NBC's "Today" show. Morgan...
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