World

Zarif upsets Scheidt to win Star Sailors League Finals

6 monthes ago   |   By

NASSAU, Bahamas - Reigning Star class world champion Jorge Zarif and crew Pedro Trouche of Brazil won the Star Sailors League Finals on Saturday, outlasting a fleet that included countrymen Robert Scheidt, a three-time world champion and five-time Olympic...
Read more ...

 

Japanese figure skater Rika Kihira captures gold at Grand Prix Final

6 monthes ago   |   By

VANCOUVER - A teenage Japanese figure skater is attributing her breakout season to learning from past mistakes.
Rika Kihira captured gold at the Grand Prix Final on Saturday, capping a stunning freshman outing on the senior circuit.
“My failures from the past seasons really motivated me to do well,” the 16-year-old said through a translator.
“I promised myself that I would remember them and never repeat those mistakes again.”
Kihira led the field after the short program on Thursday. She stumbled on a triple Axel in her free skate on Saturday, but still managed to post a combined score of...
Read more ...

 

16-year-old Japanese star Rika Kihira wins Grand Prix Final

16-year-old Japanese star Rika Kihira wins Grand Prix Final

6 monthes ago   |   By

VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Teenage Japanese star Rika Kihira won the Grand Prix Final women's title Saturday.
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   World      Olympics      PMN Sports      CP      Figure skating  


Trump's promise of immigration sweep could impact Ag in Iowa

Trump's promise of immigration sweep could impact Ag in Iowa

President Donald Trump promised a massive immigration sweep Tuesday, saying he will deport millions of people in the country illegally. Read more ...

Trump kicks off 2020 campaign at Orlando rally

Trump kicks off 2020 campaign at Orlando rally

The president is hoping to replicate the dynamics that allowed him to capture the Republican Party nomination and then the presidency in 2016 as an insurgent intent on... Read more ...

Utility blamed for deadly, destructive California wildfire agrees to pay $1...

Utility blamed for deadly, destructive California wildfire agrees to pay $1 billion to governments

A California utility blamed for igniting several wildfires that killed dozens and destroyed thousands of homes has agreed to pay $1 billion to Northern California cities and... Read more ...

Stealing packages in Texas will soon be a felony offense with potential...

Stealing packages in Texas will soon be a felony offense with potential prison time

Porch pirates, beware! Read more ...

WATCH: Dad tears up after receiving the most thoughtful Father's Day gift

WATCH: Dad tears up after receiving the most thoughtful Father's Day gift

He had no idea that she kept all of the sticky notes he used to write to inspire her. Read more ...

Trump Delivers a 'Bizarro World' Re-Election Speech

Trump Delivers a 'Bizarro World' Re-Election Speech

It was possible to see a measured, thoughtful appeal for re-election Tuesday night from a Republican president-a man who talked of being “grateful and proud for what we have... Read more ...

You can get paid $10,000 to eat ribs and travel the country for two weeks

You can get paid $10,000 to eat ribs and travel the country for two weeks

The position includes prepaid travel and lodging for you and a guest. Read more ...

Sprouts Farmers Market recalls frozen spinach in several states due to...

Sprouts Farmers Market recalls frozen spinach in several states due to listeria concerns

You might want to check the fridge. Read more ...

At least 9 American tourists have died in Dominican Republic; officials...

At least 9 American tourists have died in Dominican Republic; officials say it's still safe to visit

The family says he'd been traveling with friends and had stayed at the same resort many other times before, Reed said. Read more ...

Do you have a weakness for puppy dog eyes? A Duquesne professor found we've...

Do you have a weakness for puppy dog eyes? A Duquesne professor found we've trained our dogs that way

Duquesne professor's research looks at canine cuteness. Read more ...