With Olympic qualifiers set to begin this week, the Macedonia native reflects on his journey, which began with a six-month indoor soccer contract in America. Twenty years later, he's still here.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: January 27, 2020, 9:59 pm
Laurence Vincent Lapointe said hair from her then-boyfriend showed he was likely responsible for a tiny presence of ligandrol in her doping sample.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: January 27, 2020, 5:07 pm
The U.S. begins Olympic qualification this week, looking to avoid the danger of 2010.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: January 27, 2020, 4:51 pm
Rafael Nadal needed four sets to beat Nick Kyrgios, who honored Kobe Bryant, to reach the Australian Open quarterfinals.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: January 27, 2020, 2:20 pm
The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) said in a statement on Monday that the Feb. 6-9 qualifiers scheduled for Foshan would now be held in Belgrade on the same dates. The flu-like virus that was first reported in the Chinese city of Wuhan has killed 81 people, all in China, and infected more
Author: Reuters
Posted: January 27, 2020, 1:55 pm
Kobe Bryant was “an outstanding and true Olympic champion,� IOC President Thomas Bach said Monday. The basketball great, who was killed in a helicopter crash near Los Angeles on Sunday, helped the United States win Olympic gold medals at the 2008 Beijing Games and the 2012 London Games. Bryant also
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 27, 2020, 1:25 pm
Alex Ferreira and Kelly Sildaru won freeskiing titles on the final day of X Games Aspen.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: January 27, 2020, 12:04 pm
Kobe Bryant was “an outstanding and true Olympic champion,� IOC President Thomas Bach said Monday. The basketball great, who was killed in a helicopter crash near Los Angeles on Sunday, helped the United States win Olympic gold medals at the 2008 Beijing Games and the 2012 London Games. Bryant also
Author: Associated Press
Posted: January 27, 2020, 11:49 am
Hydrogen will be used for the first time to power the Olympic torch during its journey through Japan, organizers said on Monday, as part of Tokyo 2020's efforts to hold an environmentally friendly Games. Organizers aim to offset all carbon emissions generated during the Games and also use the Olympics
Author: Reuters
Posted: January 27, 2020, 5:28 am
Nathan Chen's coach provided visual evidence of just how sick the figure skater was before the national championships.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: January 27, 2020, 2:32 am
Nathan Chen became the first man to win four straight U.S. figure skating championships since 1988.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: January 27, 2020, 2:10 am
Nathan Chen will go for his third straight world championship title.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: January 27, 2020, 2:07 am
Kobe Bryant embraced the Olympics, described in the story of the first time he received his USA jersey.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: January 26, 2020, 10:04 pm
Nathan Chen tries to become the first man to win four straight U.S. figure skating titles since 1988, live on NBC Sports.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: January 26, 2020, 6:44 pm
An Olympic qualifier initially moved seven hours of out Wuhan is now moving again to Australia.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: January 26, 2020, 4:40 pm
Mikaela Shiffrin moved one win shy of third place on the World Cup wins list.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: January 26, 2020, 12:06 pm
Coco Gauff lost to Sofia Kenin, a fellow rising American, at the Australian Open.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: January 26, 2020, 11:30 am
"Four elements, which are pretty valuable elements, all were facing the wrong direction,� Hubbell said.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: January 26, 2020, 8:05 am
Jessica Calalang and Brian Johnson wanted to make their first podium at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships. They did much more than that.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: January 26, 2020, 5:43 am
Max Parrot won the X Games after beating cancer. Mark McMorris tied a Shaun White record.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: January 26, 2020, 5:02 am
Madison Chock and Evan Bates pulled off a rare feat in ice dance -- reclaiming a national title.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: January 26, 2020, 4:59 am
Ever the student in the classroom and on the ice, Vincent Zhou was splitting dedication and focus between school and skating.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: January 26, 2020, 3:26 am
Alexa Scimeca Knierim and Christopher Knierim became the first pair to win three U.S. titles since 2002.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: January 26, 2020, 1:00 am
“That was probably one of the best short programs I’ve ever skated. Everything felt really calm, really paced. I felt like I was really in control of everything."
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: January 26, 2020, 12:42 am
Davis and White won every U.S. title from 2009-14, plus two world crowns and 2014 Olympic gold.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: January 25, 2020, 10:04 pm
Nathan Chen leads the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, but the race is on for two other world team spots.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: January 25, 2020, 9:40 pm
Russia won every gold medal at the European Figure Skating Championships.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: January 25, 2020, 9:33 pm
"Obviously, juggling two (priorities) is quite challenging," Karen Chen said.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: January 25, 2020, 6:45 pm
Nathan Chen begins his quest for a fourth straight U.S. figure skating title, live on NBC Sports.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: January 25, 2020, 5:19 pm
Rafaela Silva, an inspiring Rio Olympic gold medalist, is appealing a ban that would keep her out of the Tokyo Games.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: January 25, 2020, 4:01 pm
Matthias Mayer won the classic World Cup downhill on the Streif course, becoming the first Austrian winner of the event in six years.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: January 25, 2020, 3:30 pm
Nick Kyrgios put aside a bloody hand, a hamstring issue, a tiff with the chair umpire and a resilient opponent who saved a pair of match points.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: January 25, 2020, 1:54 pm
“Mariah took my advice and she worked hard and she transformed herself,� Adam Rippon said of his pupil.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: January 25, 2020, 7:59 am
Alysa Liu joined Ashley Wagner (2012-13) as the only women to win consecutive women’s national titles since Michelle Kwan won her last of eight straight in 2005.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: January 25, 2020, 7:37 am
Madison Chock and Evan Bates have a lead at the U.S. Championships, but the rivalry with Madison Hubbell and Zach Donohue stretches back more than 10 years.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: January 25, 2020, 5:11 am
More than a half-century later, Tommie Smith and John Carlos are cemented into Olympic lore - their names enshrined in the Olympic Hall of Fame in the United States, their portrait an indelible fixture on the universal sports landscape. As for that raised-fist salute that transformed them into Olympic
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 25, 2020, 5:05 am
Alysa Liu, 14, became the first woman to repeat as national champion since 2013.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: January 25, 2020, 4:59 am
Gracie Gold was brought to tears by the crowd after her first national championship since overcoming an eating disorder.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: January 25, 2020, 2:35 am
When both of their respective sibling-partners left the sport, Green and Parsons skated together while trying to figure out their next steps. So far, so good.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: January 25, 2020, 12:14 am
SHOWS: LUENEN ,GERMANY (JANUARY 24, 2020) (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL) 1. (SOUNDBITE) (Farsi) IRANIAN OLYMPIC TAEKWONDO BRONZE MEDALLIST, KIMIA ALIZADEH, SAYING: "The reason I chose Germany is because, after I was introduced to you and you helped me in regards to the possibilities
Author: Reuters Videos
Posted: January 24, 2020, 8:55 pm
Can Bradie Tennell hold off 14-year-old Alysa Liu for the U.S. figure skating title?
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: January 24, 2020, 8:38 pm
Kimia Alizadeh, Iran's lone female Olympic medalist, faces a race against time and other taekwondo athletes to get to Tokyo.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: January 24, 2020, 7:22 pm
Lindsey Vonn, attending her first ski race since retirement, said she still feels emotional pain from being forced out of the sport.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: January 24, 2020, 5:53 pm
The Olympics are six months away, but Russia's top track and field athlete has no idea if she'll be there. Mariya Lasitskene is a three-time world champion in high jump and a scathing critic of Russian sports officials, but even that's not helping her case. A double whammy of doping-related
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 24, 2020, 5:18 pm
Bradie Tennell is the center of attention at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, whether she likes it or not.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: January 24, 2020, 4:45 pm
Coco Gauff beat defending champion Naomi Osaka to reach the Australian Open fourth round.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: January 24, 2020, 3:15 pm
“I feel like they’re working towards the right direction,� Simone Biles said.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: January 24, 2020, 12:55 pm
Jason Brown won the national title the last time the event was held in Greensboro. So much has changed, he says.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: January 24, 2020, 12:35 pm
Mikaela Shiffrin moved two wins shy of fourth place on the career list with a downhill victory.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: January 24, 2020, 11:55 am
Tokyo put on a flashy fireworks display on Friday to mark the 6-months-to-go milestone for this year's Olympics. The show took place high above a barge stationed in Tokyo Bay that supports a massive replica of the five Olympic rings, a reminder the games are almost here. Japan residents needed
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 24, 2020, 11:53 am