Clare Egan qualifies for U.S. Olympic team

Cape Elizabeth native Clare Egan has qualified for the U.S. Olympic team in the biathlon for the 2018 Pyeongchang Games.

Egan, 30, had the best U.S. performance other than fellow Olympian Susan Duncklee in recent World Cup events. Egan’s best performance was 35th in the sprint in Hochfilzen, Austria.

Tim Burke and Sean Doherty were named to the men’s team, joining Lowell Bailey, who had already qualified.


G LEAGUE: Andrew White scored 25 points, hitting five 3-pointers, and the Maine Red Claws (10-8) jumped out to a 17-point lead after the first quarter on the way to a 108-87 win over the Salt Lake City Stars (3-14) at the Portland Expo.

Jabari Bird added 20 points, and Devin Williams had 13 points and 13 rebounds for Maine, which knocked down 16 3-pointers.


WOMEN’S WORLD CUP: Lindsey Vonn powered down a shortened course to win a super-G race in Val D’Isere, France, and clinch her first victory of the season.

It was the 33-year-old American skier’s 78th World Cup win, but her first since winning a downhill at Garmisch-Partenkirchen in January.

The four-time World Cup winner clocked 1 minute, 4.86 seconds, with Italian Sofia Goggia second in 1:05.17 and Norwegian Ragnhild Mowinckel third in 1:05.25.

MEN’S WORLD CUP: Aksel Lund Svindal dominated the 50th anniversary edition of the Saslong Classic downhill in Selvai Di Val Gardena, Italy, leading a 1-2 finish by a significant margin ahead of Norwegian teammate Kjetil Jansrud.


PREMIER LEAGUE: Raheem Sterling scored twice as Manchester City swept to a 4-1 victory over Tottenham that sent the runaway Premier League leaders 14 points clear and exacerbated the London club’s domestic decline.

A 16th successive victory – extending the English top-flight record – was delivered with a typically electrifying display from Pep Guardiola’s team while overcoming rough treatment by the visitors.

CLUB WORLD CUP: Cristiano Ronaldo scored from a free kick as Real Madrid claimed its third Club World Cup title by beating Brazilian team Gremio 1-0 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.


INDONESIAN MASTERS: Justin Rose held a three-stroke lead after eight holes of the third round when play was suspended for the day because of bad weather in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Rose was 3-under on the day and led his playing partners, Kiradech Aphibarnrat and Scott Vincent. The Englishman led both players by a stroke after the second round was completed Saturday morning because of weather delays on Friday.

– Staff and news service report