• Kjetil Jansrud wins first World Cup downhill of season
    The Associated Press2 hours ago

    Kjetil Jansrud wins first World Cup downhill of season

    VAL D'ISERE, France (AP) -- Norway dominated, Kjetil Jansrud won, Austria struggled. The first downhill of the men's World Cup season on Saturday traced the same path down the sun-soaked Val d'Isere course as the super-G one day earlier. Jansrud has gone 2-for-2 in the first speed races

  • IAAF overwhelmingly passes sweeping reforms
    Reuters3 hours ago

    IAAF overwhelmingly passes sweeping reforms

    By Gene Cherry MONACO (Reuters) - A sweeping reform package that changes how the scandal-hit governing body of world athletics operates was overwhelmingly passed at a special Congress on Saturday. "This is a very important moment in the history of our sport," IAAF president Sebastian Coe

  • Cycling: Golden girl Kenny puzzled by omnium changes
    Reuters3 hours ago

    Cycling: Golden girl Kenny puzzled by omnium changes

    By Martyn Herman LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's track cycling golden girl Laura Kenny says drastic changes to the omnium event she has owned at the past two Olympics have left her scratching her head. A few weeks after marrying six-times Olympic track champion Jason Kenny in September, cycling'

  • LA 2024 releases $5.3 billion budget; no new stadiums needed
    The Associated Press

    LA 2024 releases $5.3 billion budget; no new stadiums needed

    The Los Angeles bid committee for the 2024 Olympics released details of a nearly unheard-of budget plan Friday, insisting $5.3 billion will be enough to cover both operational and infrastructure costs for an Olympics that won't need any new, permanent stadiums. The cost would be less than half that