• Cavendish targets Tokyo 2020 gold
    Reuters53 minutes ago

    Cavendish targets Tokyo 2020 gold

    (Reuters) - Britain's Mark Cavendish hopes to extend his career for a "few more years" as he targets Eddy Merckx's Tour de France stage wins record and the madison gold medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The 32-year-old Team Dimension Data rider was forced out of the Tour with a shoulder

  • McDavid disappointed at NHL decision to skip Olympics
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    McDavid disappointed at NHL decision to skip Olympics

    Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid said he's disappointed the NHL won't be sending players to the Winter Olympic in South Korea. ''It would have been a special group, and you're just hopeful to be a part of it,'' McDavid told reporters at a charity event Wednesday. McDavid

  • Tears for le Clos with gold at worlds after difficult year
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    Tears for le Clos with gold at worlds after difficult year

    Tears streamed down Chad le Clos' cheeks as the South African anthem was played Wednesday with both his parents watching on. The 25-year-old won the men's 200-meter butterfly final at the world championships, and there was no checking the emotion following a year of personal misfortune and sporting

  • Stunner in Budapest: Ledecky loses for 1st time at worlds
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    Stunner in Budapest: Ledecky loses for 1st time at worlds

    Katie Ledecky reached for the wall. For the first time ever at the world championships, Ledecky knows what it's like to lose. Bidding to become only the second female swimmer to win six golds at a single worlds, Ledecky settled for silver in the 200-meter freestyle Wednesday evening when Italy&