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  • Korean skier earns applause at 2018 Olympics test event

    JEONGSEON, South Korea (AP) -- South Korean skier Kim Hyeon-tae had a modest goal in his World Cup debut: to finish within five seconds of the winner.

    The Associated Press
  • Janka wins super-G at 2018 Olympics test by large margin

    Former overall World Cup champion Carlo Janka won the super-G test event for the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics by a large margin Sunday, while several pre-race favorites failed to finish their runs in a race that was much more challenging than the downhill a day earlier. The Swiss racer clocked 1…

    The Associated Press
  • Janka wins super-G in Jeongseon

    Carlo Janka of Switzerland took the Alpine Ski World Cup men's super-G race in South Korea on Sunday, his first career victory in the discipline. The 2010 Olympic giant slalom champion posted a time of 1 min, 26.16 seconds at Jeongseon Alpine Centre in South Korea, which is hosting the World Cup…

    AFP
  • Teens Wang, Jha advance at US table tennis trials

    GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) -- Teenagers Crystal Wang and Kanak Jha won qualifying tournaments Saturday night on the final day of the U.S. Open table tennis trials.

    The Associated Press
  • Yahoo DFS Hockey: Sunday Picks

    Sasha Yodashkin picks the Sunday Yahoo NHL slate, including Kyle Okposo, who has been productive all season in a top-six role for the Islanders.

    Rotowire.com
  • Cross-Country World Cup Results

    1. Martin Johnsrud Sundby, Norway, 2 hours, 8 minutes, 41.9 seconds.

    The Associated Press
  • Slovenia wins team ski jump event ahead of host Norway

    OSLO, Norway (AP) -- Slovenia won the team ski jump event on Saturday, edging out host nation Norway.

    The Associated Press
  • Christie, Park win 1,500m races at short track World Cup

    DRESDEN, Germany (AP) -- European champion Elise Christie of Britain and Park Ji-won of South Korea won 1,500 meter races at a short track World Cup on Saturday.

    The Associated Press
  • Teenager Riiber secures 1st Nordic combined win

    OSLO, Norway (AP) -- Norwegian teenager Jarl Magnus Riiber won his first Nordic combined World Cup on Saturday in front of his home crowd.

    The Associated Press
  • Injury puts Isinbayeva's return on hold

    Russian pole vault star Yelena Isinbayeva's intended return to competition after a break of over two years has been put on hold because of a leg injury, local media reported Saturday. The 33-year-old Isinbayeva, who had been planning to participate in the Volgograd Governor's Cup meet this…

    AFP
  • Hefti wins 2-man bob World Cup race, European title

    ST. MORITZ, Switzerland (AP) -- Beat Hefti of Switzerland won a two-man bobsled World Cup race on his home course Saturday to also be crowned European champion.

    The Associated Press
  • Sundby dominates cross-country World Cup meet in Oslo

    Martin Johnsrud Sundby of Norway extended his lead at the top of the cross-country World Cup standings with an impressive win in the 50-kilometer classical-style race on Saturday. Sundby, who took the initiative from the start, competed for the lead with Niklas Dyrhaug up until 40K, before…

    The Associated Press
  • Wind whisperer: US skier Nyman 3rd in Olympic downhill test

    Steven Nyman couldn't have picked a better place to post his first podium result of the season: on the downhill course that will be used for the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics. The American skier finished third behind Kjetil Jansrud of Norway and Dominik Paris of Italy on Saturday in the opening test…

    The Associated Press
  • Lindsey Vonn wins women's World Cup downhill

    GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) -- Lindsey Vonn is feeling very much at home in this southern German resort, on and off the hill. Vonn, the overall World Cup leader, won a downhill on a demanding course by a big margin on Saturday, becoming the first woman to win multiple downhills on the…

    The Associated Press
  • Ski jumper Sara Takanashi wins 9th straight World Cup event

    HINZENBACH, Austria (AP) -- Japanese ski jumper Sara Takanashi extended her winning streak in the women's World Cup to nine events on Saturday.

    The Associated Press
  • Vonn within 10 of Stenmark's record after Garmisch downhill win

    Garmisch-Partenkirchen (Germany) (AFP) - Lindsey Vonn put in a devastating display to win the women's downhill in Garmisch on Saturday and claim her 76th World Cup victory to edge closer to Ingemar Stenmark's record. The US ski queen obliterated the field, building up speed down the Kandahar…

    AFP
  • Top guns enjoy first day at new South Korean slope

    As great as reaching the podium was, the top skiers at the Alpine Ski World Cup men's downhill race on Saturday in South Korea said they enjoyed themselves on the brand new slope. Jeongseon Alpine Centre in eastern South Korea is hosting its first World Cup race, a test event ahead of the 2018…

    AFP
  • Teens Alguetti, Zhang advance at US table tennis trials

    GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) -- Teenagers Sharon Alguetti and Lily Zhang won qualifying tournaments Friday night on the second day of the U.S. Olympic table tennis trials.

    The Associated Press
  • Sean Doherty carves out name for himself in biathlon

    Sean Doherty, winner of 10 individual medals at the youth and junior world championships, is a rising name in a sport that combines cross-country skiing and rifle shooting. The 20-year-old's plans are actually etched in wood: Open a wood-working shop so he can create hand-crafted platters, vases…

    The Associated Press