No American woman has landed a triple axel in an Olympics. Mirai Nagasu intends to try twice.
For U.S. figure skater considered a medal long shot, ‘it’s worth the risk.’
Twenty years later, figure skating’s most famous back flip remains amazing (and illegal)
“I wanted to leave a trademark,” Surya Bonaly said after her defiant (and illegal) backflip at the 1998 Nagano Olympics.
Sister Jean, Media Queen (haiku) "Sister Jean's fifteen - minutes of fame can sometimes - need a full day's work" A 98-year-old nun has become the biggest star of the N.C.A.A. men’s basketball tournament. And she is loving every minute of it.
Lindsey Vonn, greatest women’s skier of all time, to retire after coming world championships
“My body is broken beyond repair,” Vonn said in announcing her decision.
Hurling and camogie join flamenco, yoga and reggae in ranks of cultural treasures
The most Irish of sports have been granted worldwide recognition after the United Nations classed hurling and camogie as global protected cultural activities.Unesco, the UN educational, scientific and
Go Mud Ducks (haiku) "Minnesotans find - nonpareil success at the - winter olympics" The thrilling gold medal victory by the United States women’s hockey team capped a whirlwind 48 hours of Minnesota success at the Olympics.
Woking v Watford: Brown Ale and teaching Martin Tyler to swear – manager behind FA Cup’s lowliest side
‘You know what it’s like in these games,” Alan Dowson, the Woking manager, says in his thick northeast accent. “You’re supposed to get a nice bottle of red wine [for the manager] and that; well I