Bullfighting

Spanish islands approve booze-free and bloodless bullfights

Jul 24, 2017

Bullfights in Spain's Balearic Islands will be shorter, bloodless and only for adults under new regulations passed Monday that also ban alcoholic beverages in the bullring

Spain's running of the bulls: 13 injured on final day

Jul 14, 2017

The last bull run of the San Fermin festival this year left 13 injured, the highest number in 2017, but there were no gorings despite its being the fastest dash of all eight

2 gorings, 4 injured in Day 7 of San Fermin festival

Jul 13, 2017

Two runners were gored and four more also injured during the seventh bull run at Pamplona's San Fermin festival

Skeleton

Reality check: USOC on board with made-for-TV scouting camp

May 31, 2017

The quest for gold and America's insatiable appetite for reality TV are merging this summer with an Olympic scouting camp that will be packaged as a one-episode reality show

Loelling becomes youngest female world champion in skeleton

Feb 25, 2017

European champion Jacqueline Loelling edged Olympic champion Tina Hermann to win her first skeleton world championship title on Saturday

Friedrich claims 4th straight world title in 2-man bobsled

Feb 19, 2017

Germany's Francesco Friedrich was again fastest in both runs beat Justin Kripps of Canada for his fourth straight world championship in two-man bobsled on Sunday

Snowboarding

Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge wins Berlin Marathon

Sep 24, 2017

Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge held off the challenge of debutant Guye Adola to win the Berlin Marathon

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Olympic halfpipe champion I-Pod to have knee surgery

Mar 14, 2017

Olympic halfpipe champion Iouri Podladtchikov will have surgery after sustaining a serious knee injury at the snowboard world championships

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Japan's Yanetani takes 1st gold medal at Asian Winter Games

Feb 19, 2017

Eri Yanetani of Japan has won the first gold medal at the Asian Winter Games in the women's snowboard giant slalom

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Shaun White 3.0: Fit, focused, fired up as he hits 30

Jan 25, 2017

Shaun White turned 30 last fall, and anyone who tuned out after his stunning fail at the Olympics in Russia missed the start of a reboot that may feel more like a comeback story

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Chinese Pres. Xi promotes 2022 Winter Olympics with visit

Jan 24, 2017

Chinese President Xi Jinping has stressed the need for sustainability and post-event planning on a visit to ski venues for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics

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