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  • Russian wins World Cup skeleton opener in Latvia

    SIGULDA, Latvia (AP) - Olympic silver medalist Nikita Tregubov of Russia won the opening World Cup men's skeleton race of the season Saturday, denying veteran Martins Dukurs of Latvia a win on his home track. Tregubov overcame slower starts than Dukurs to finish two runs in 1 minute, 41.87 seconds.

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  • Russian wins World Cup skeleton opener in Latvia

    Olympic silver medalist Nikita Tregubov of Russia won the opening World Cup men's skeleton race of the season Saturday, denying veteran Martins Dukurs of Latvia a win on his home

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  • Nikitina wins World Cup women's skeleton season-opener

    SIGULDA, Latvia (AP) - Elena Nikitina of Russia built a sizable lead after the first run and went on to win the season's first World Cup women's skeleton race on Sunday. Nikitina finished her two trips down the ice in 1 minute, 45.12 seconds. Canada's Elisabeth Maier was second in

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  • England and Scotland to meet in their Women’s World Cup opener

    • Home nations also draw Argentina and Japan• Hosts France face Norway, Nigeria and South Korea England and Scotland have been drawn together in Group D for the Women’s World Cup in France next summer and will play each other in their opening match, in Nice on Sunday 9 June. Scotland are making their debut while England are looking to improve on their semi-final showing four years ago. Speaking on BBC Two, The Scotland and Manchester City defender Jen Beattie said: “I think it just probably...

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