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  • Women make 4-man bobsled history in Utah

    PARK CITY, Utah (AP) -- Olympic champion Kaillie Humphries of Canada finished sixth and Olympic silver medalist Elana Meyers Taylor of the U.S. was seventh Saturday, becoming the first women to drive against men in an international four-man bobsled competition.

    The Associated Press
  • Maze wins WCup women's slalom

    LEVI, Finland (AP) -- Tina Maze of Slovenia won the women's World Cup slalom opener Saturday with an overall time of 1 minute, 55.15 seconds while defending Olympic champion Mikaela Shiffrin came 11th and said she had ''lessons to learn.''

    The Associated Press
  • Maze wins World Cup slalom opener

    Slovenia's Tina Maze won Saturday's opening World Cup slalom race at Levi, setting a blistering first leg pace and then keeping her rivals at bay. The former World Cup winner timed 1 minute 55.15 seconds to underline her return to top form, 00.34secs clear of Frida Hansdotter of Sweden and…

    AFP
  • Utah changes ski slogan to settle Colorado lawsuit

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Salt Lake City tourism officials and a Colorado ski resort have settled a legal fight over a marketing slogan targeted to tourists in the lucrative winter sports industry.

    The Associated Press
  • German biathlete's doping ban cut to 6 months

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) -- The Court of Arbitration for Sport has cut German biathlete Evi Sachenbacher-Stehle's doping ban from two years to six months.

    The Associated Press
  • Austria's ski champion 'factory' churns out gold

    Many of the world's top skiers have walked its halls and at this year's Olympics, its alumni swept 12 medals: for nearly half a century the ski high school in Stams, Austria has been churning out champions like a factory. The tiny village, set in a green Tyrolean valley below snowy peaks, launched…

    AFP
  • Hirscher 'can't imagine' skiing 'til 2018 Olympics

    VIENNA (AP) -- Three-time overall World Cup champion Marcel Hirscher has hinted at retirement before the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

    The Associated Press
  • Paralympic body salutes "significant" Rio progress

    The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Wednesday lauded "significant progress" in preparations for the 2016 Rio Olympics and Paralympics following a two-day visit to Rio. Following talks with Rio 2016 organisers during a sixth IPC Project Review of the event, the IPC praised the improved…

    AFP
  • Top skating/gyms agent Shep Goldberg dies

    Shep Goldberg was more like a camp counselor than an agent.

    The Associated Press
  • Germans hope doping law is good for Olympic bid

    BERLIN (AP) -- German officials hope a proposed anti-doping law will increase support around the country for a 2024 Olympic Games bid.

    The Associated Press
  • Olympic skier Krass wins high school soccer title

    Julia Krass didn't listen to her ski coaches when they told her to give up soccer and concentrate on her Olympic career full-time. Now, the 17-year-old high school senior is celebrating a state title.

    The Associated Press
  • Skiing violinist banned for 'manipulated' Olympic entry

    Vienna (AFP) - Glamorous violinist Vanessa Mae's dreams of becoming a professional skier took a major tumble Tuesday after she was banned for four years over her rigged qualification for the Thai team at the Sochi Winter Olympics.

    AFP
  • Vanessa-Mae banned over fixed Olympic qualifiers

    GENEVA (AP) -- Pop violinist Vanessa-Mae was banned from competitive skiing for four years on Tuesday for taking part in races that were fixed to allow her to qualify for the Winter Olympics in Sochi.

    The Associated Press
  • US bobsled, skeleton teams have new look

    PARK CITY, Utah (AP) -- The U.S. national bobsled and skeleton teams will have a much different look this winter.

    The Associated Press
  • Meyers Taylor finishes 3rd in 4-man US trials

    Elana Meyers Taylor has believed for years that she could compete against men.

    The Associated Press
  • Gymnastic legend Latynina chides 'weak' Phelps

    Gymnastics legend Larisa Latynina upbraided her fellow record-breaking Olympian Michael Phelps after a drink-driving charge which saw him slapped with a six-month suspension from swimming. The 79-year-old Russian, whose record of 18 Olympic medals stood for 48 years until Phelps broke it in 2012,…

    AFP
  • 2024 is 'right time' for U.S. Olympic bid, says ANOC chief

    By Julian Linden BANGKOK (Reuters) - One of the most powerful men in the Olympic movement has urged the United States to push ahead with its plans to bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics, saying it is the "right time". The U.S. has not hosted the Summer Olympics since 1996, partly because of a…

    Reuters