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Lindsey Vonn: Mikaela Shiffrin ‘in a league of her own’

Lindsey Vonn: Mikaela Shiffrin ‘in a league of her own’

She retired as the greatest female ski racer of all time, but Lindsey Vonn believes fellow American Mikaela Shiffrin is “in a league of her own” and will shatter all records as long as she stays healthy. Vonn, who bowed out of the skiing four wins short of the all-time record, says Shiffrin is on…MORE

Caster Semenya needs to be treated fairly, says US Olympic great Ed Moses

Caster Semenya needs to be treated fairly, says US Olympic great Ed Moses

US athletics great Ed Moses says sport has had its “head in the ground” over the issue of hypoandrogenism and called for South African Caster Semenya to be treated fairly as her appeal against testosterone restrictions in female runners takes place in Switzerland. Semenya, the double Olympic 800m champion, is hyperandrogenous, meaning she has elevated…MORE

Marcel Hirscher claims third slalom World Championship title

Marcel Hirscher claims third slalom World Championship title

Marcel Hirscher claimed the third slalom World Championship gold of his career, drawling level with the men’s record set by legendary Swede Ingemar Stenmark. The Austrian superstar blew away the rest of the field, finishing 0.65 seconds ahead of compatriot and nearest rival Michael Matt. Marco Schwarz completed the Austrian clean sweep in third, making…MORE

Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid settle grievances with NFL

Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid settle grievances with NFL

Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid — who drew controversy for kneeling during the National Anthem when the two were San Francisco 49ers teammates — have settled their collusion grievance cases against the NFL. Both alleged that teams were keeping them from playing. The league and the players’ attorneys, Mark Geragos and Ben Meiselas, released a…MORE

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