MOSCOW (Reuters) - France’s Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron set world records as they won their fourth consecutive European ice dance title on Saturday with an inspired performance that laid down a marker for a podium place at next month’s Olympics.
(Reuters) - Spaniard Carlos Sainz won the Dakar Rally for departing Peugeot in Argentina on Saturday.
The victory in Cordoba, ahead of Qatar’s Nasser al-Attiyah in a Toyota, was Sainz’s second on the Dakar.
MELBOURNE, (Reuters) - Maria Sharapova once used a pithy obscenity to describe them, Nick Kyrgios says he hates them, but every professional tennis player, when requested, has to do them.
(Reuters) - Lindsey Vonn cruised to her 79th career World Cup victory in the Cortina downhill on Saturday, finishing ahead of Liechtenstein’s Tina Weirather and fellow American Jackie Wiles.
Vonn stepped up her preparations for next month’s Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang with a flawless effort to finish 0.92 seconds ahead of Weirather and 0.98 seconds in front of Wiles for her 40th downhill victory.