gold in the Altenmarkt freestyle

Sofia Goggia climbs to the top step of the podium again, for the twenty-fourth time. And she does it in her own way, for the first time in her career, in the Altenmarkt downhill 24 hours after the Super-G which ended with a slip. Italian women’s skiing thus experiences another historic day, with two athletes on the downhill podium. Sofia […]

“I have cancer, I have a year left to live”

Illness discovered by chance: «I was completely healthy, then I collapsed, fainted and ended up in hospital. After a medical consultation I discovered that I had had a stroke and that I already had a tumor. I don’t know how long, maybe a month, maybe a year. It turned out I had cancer but I had run five kilometers the […]

Brignone third in the Kranjska Gora Giant

Federica Brignone on the podium of ‘her’ giant slalom. The Italian finished third in the World Cup race in Kranjska Gora. At the end of the two heats held on the ‘Podkoren’ slope in the Slovenian town, the Aosta Valley rider was 51 hundredths behind the winner, Canadian Valerie Grenier. Second is the Swiss Lara Gut-Behrami with 37 cents.

World Chess Championships, the Polish Duda refuses to shake hands with the Russian Khismatullin

Embarrassing moment during the first round of the World Rapid Chess Championships in Uzbekistan. Polish chess player Jan-Krzysztof Duda refused to shake hands with his opponent, Russian Denis Khismatullin. The Russian player, who competed in the tournament under the flag of FIDE, the International Chess Federation, and not under that of Moscow, like all Russian athletes who compete in international […]