The Ranking Detail method returns the output of a specified ranking and contains all the summary information required for basic ranking information. A Rankings Listing object is returned containing the summary information about the ranking returned while the rankings themselves are contained within a corresponding rankings object.
Periods are statically defined
The terms current period and previous period are statically defined; they will always refer to the first period and second period for scoring.
The rankings object is specific to the ranking in question and you should consult the ranking criteria for the specifics about each ranking.
For futher information about each athlete's score you should consult the Athlete Ranking Breakdown method which provides an event-by-event analysis of each score obtained.
Cache Buster Link
For authenticated users only by providing a break_cache parameter you can view the latest rankings that have been run but not published for preview viewing.