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Ester Ledecka wins first ski World Cup race with Lake Louise downhill win

The 24-year-old snowboarder and skier from the Czech Republic stormed to victory in a downhill at Lake Louise, Canada for her first skiing victory since Pyeongchang in 2018.At the Olympics, Ledecka pulled off a shock victory in the super-G skiing event before clinching gold in her favoured snowboarding parallel giant slalom to become the first athlete to win gold in two different disciplines at the same Games. In scenes reminiscent
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Chris Petersen steps down at Washington, Jimmy Lake named head coach

Washington coach Chris Petersen will step down after the Huskies' bowl game and be replaced by defensive coordinator Jimmy Lake, the school announced Monday.As part of the shocking announcement, the school said Petersen, 55, will transition into a "leadership advisory role" within the athletic department."It has been a privilege and a professional dream fulfilled to be part of this world-class institution," Petersen said in a statement. "I will forever be
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Manchester City: Silver Lake buys $500 million stake in soccer club

Under the agreement announced Wednesday, Silver Lake will buy just over 10% of City Football Group, which is controlled by United Arab Emirates royal Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan. In addition to the English Premier League champions Manchester City, the soccer group owns teams in the United States, Australia, China, Japan, Spain and Uruguay. "Silver Lake is a global leader in technology investing, and we are delighted by both
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Koepka leads at East Lake after 3-under 67

ATLANTA -- Brooks Koepka took a one-shot lead with a two-putt birdie on the final hole Friday at the Tour Championship.Koepka, the No. 3 seed in the FedEx Cup who started the tournament at 7 under par, had a 3-under 67 and reached 13 under in the new format in which the score to par is what decides who wins the $15 million.He was one shot ahead of Rory McIlroy