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Shiffrin continues to reap rewards of 'go for gold' approach on slopes

Mikaela Shiffrin of the U.S. won four medals at the recent Alpine skiing world championships to give her 11 in 13 career races at the event. How does she do it? Well, beyond Shiffrin's extraordinary skills and years of training, it's all about her mental approach.

Mikaela Shiffrin wins combined gold for 6th world title

Mikaela Shiffrin set an American record with six world titles after winning gold in the combined race FIS Alpine Ski World Championships on Monday.

Opening races at ski worlds postponed due to snowstorm

Both opening races at the Alpine skiing world championships in Italy have been postponed due to heavy snowfall causing difficulty to have a safe race course.

Last-minute decree from government saves Italy from Olympic suspension

The Italian government pushed through a last-minute decree that provides more autonomy to the country's Olympic committee, which frees Italy from any possible punishment from the IOC

Italy faces potential probation and more from IOC for government interference

The International Olympic Committee will consider imposing a humiliating probation on Italy's team for the Tokyo Games this week because of a two-year domestic dispute that it says amounts to government interference.
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Liverpool, 2019 winner, overwhelms upstart Atalanta in Champions League

In the first-ever meeting between Atalanta and Liverpool, Jurgen Klopp's side was the one doing the overwhelming in a 5-0 rout of last season's surprise quarter-finalist in the Champions League.

Perfect prep: Simona Halep takes 14-match win streak to French Open

Two months of physical training. Then three months of practice on clay courts, followed by two straight titles on the red dirt. Amid all the tumult of the coronavirus pandemic, Simona Halep might very well have found the perfect formula to prepare for the French Open.

Denis Shapovalov ranks career-best 10th following Djokovic title win in Rome

Top seed Novak Djokovic beat Diego Schwartzman 7-5, 6-3 Monday to win his fifth Italian Open title. As a result, Canada's Denis Shapovalov climbed to 10th in the ATP rankings after dropping a three-set match to Schwartzman in Sunday's semifinals.

Halep wins her 1st Italian Open title after defending champ Plísková suffers injury

Top-seeded Simona Halep won her first Italian Open title on Monday when 2019 champion Karolina Pliíkova retired midway through the final with a left thigh injury. Later Monday, Novak Djokovic will face Diego Schwartzman in the men's final.

Shapovalov's run in Rome ends in 3-set semifinal loss to Diego Schwartzman

Canadian Denis Shapovalov's steady run at the Italian Open ended Sunday with a semifinal loss to Diego Schwartzman of Argentina.

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