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Olympics Snub Women’s Nordic Combined and Put the Sport on Notice

The International Olympic Committee decided Friday not to add a women’s Nordic combined event to the 2026 Winter Games in…

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Nordic Combined, One of the Oldest Winter Olympic Sports, Faces Elimination

After nearly a decade of nurturing the participation of girls and women, the leaders of Nordic combined, one of the…

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‘This Is Uncomfortable’: Saudi Arabia Upends Genteel World of Pro Golf

LONDON — The golf champions were settled in their chairs at a news conference to promote their new Saudi Arabia-financed…

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Her Challenge Is to Prove Horse Racing Is Fair and Horses Are Safe

As racetrack origin stories go, Lisa Lazarus’s is pretty good. When she was growing up in Montreal, Sundays were reserved…

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World

What Lia Thomas Could Mean for Women’s Elite Sports

ATLANTA — The women on the Princeton University swim team spoke of collective frustration edging into anger. They had watched…

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Sports

U.S. Picked as Host of Rugby World Cup

When the soccer World Cup came to the United States in 1994, there was plenty of skepticism. Could a sport…

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Sports

Figure Skating Federation Proposes Raising Minimum Age to Compete

How young is too young in the crucible of elite, international sports? Officials in figure skating — a sport plagued…

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Sports

Modern Pentathlon Trades Horses for an Obstacle Course

Since its creation more than a century ago, modern pentathlon has always required its champions to be great at five…

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Sports

‘The Gains That Could Be Made Would Be Enormous’

PHOENIX — When the 99-day work stoppage in Major League Baseball ended on March 10, the sport surged back to…

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Business

John Clayton, Veteran N.F.L. Reporter Who Worked at ESPN, Dies at 67

John Clayton, the veteran N.F.L. reporter who was nicknamed the Professor and who was noted for his detailed insights about…

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