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  • Iraschko-Stolz claims second win of season

    Olympic silver medallist Daniela Iraschko-Stolz soared to the top of the women's World Cup ski jumping standings after her second win in as many days in Oberstdorf, Germany, on Sunday. The 2011 world champion from Austria picked up her first victory of the season on Saturday and with erstwhile…

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  • Hirscher left in trail of risk-taker Hargin

    World champion Marcel Hirscher was left ruing a mistake on Sunday that cost him a second Kitzbuehel slalom title, risk-taking Swede Mattias Hargin instead claiming a maiden World Cup triumph. The Swede said he had taken inspiration from watching Germany's Felix Neureuther, who finished third here,…

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  • Lindsey Vonn heads home for world champs in winning shape

    Exceeding expectations in her comeback season, Lindsey Vonn now heads to her hometown world championships injury-free and winning races in style. Vonn's mastery of a tricky course setting meant only one racer, Olympic super-G champion Anna Fenninger of Austria, finished within a second of her…

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  • Norway wins 2nd straight men's biathlon World Cup relay

    ANTERSELVA, Italy (AP) -- Norway won a second successive men's biathlon World Cup relay on Sunday, while Germany triumphed in the women's event in tough conditions.

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  • Polina Edmunds to skate for US at world championships

    GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) -- Olympian Polina Edmunds will represent the United States at the world figure skating championships after placing fourth at the nationals.

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  • Czech Roman Koudelka gets 4th victory of ski jump season

    SAPPORO, Japan (AP) -- Roman Koudelka of the Czech Republic won a World Cup ski jump event Sunday, his fourth victory this season.

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  • Hargin wins men's World Cup slalom for 1st career victory

    Screaming for joy and smashing his poles on the snow, Swedish skier Mattias Hargin celebrated his first career World Cup victory on Sunday. Third after the opening leg, Hargin used a flawless second run to land his maiden win at the slalom of the classic Hahnenkamm races. First-run leader Marcel…

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  • Geisenberger leads German 1-2-3 at luge World Cup

    Natalie Geisenberger claimed her seventh luge World Cup success in eight races and helped Germany to a third straight weekend's clean sweep with victory in the team relay on Sunday. Geisenberger, the Olympic and World Cup champion, was fastest in both runs of the women's race for a combined time…

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  • Melbardis wins 4-man bobsled for weekend World Cup double

    ST. MORITZ, Switzerland (AP) -- Oskars Melbardis piloted victory for Latvia in the 4-man bobsled World Cup on Sunday to extend his lead in the standings.

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  • VIDEO: Nikita Gusev scores 'lacrosse' goal in KHL Skills Competition

    Nikita Gusev is an especially skilled forward currently plying his trade in the KHL. After stopping for a quick photo with Stanislav Galimov, the goalie he was about to victimize, before the attempt, Gusev started his slow trip down the ice. The crowd was obviously awed by Gusev's feat as there…

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  • Vylegzhanin, Tchekaleva win World Cup skiathlons

    RYBINSK, Russia (AP) -- Russia's Maxim Vylegzhanin and Yulia Tchekaleva won men's and women's skiathlon races in the cross-country skiing World Cup on Sunday.

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  • Lindsey Vonn wins super-G race for 64th World Cup victory

    Skier Lindsey Vonn won a super-G race on Sunday to extend her World Cup record, reports the Associated Press. Vonn beat Anna Fenninger of Austria by 0.24 seconds to extend her record of 64 World Cup victories. She set the record last week in Italy to become the all-time women's World Cup wins…

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  • NHL All-Star Game: Why it still matters

    The NHL All-Star Game is ridiculous. The players go at about three-quarter speed, they dare not hit and defense is most definitely optional. Hockey is supposed to be a serious game played by serious men with serious stakes. After a two-year absence due to the lockout and the Olympics, the NHL…

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  • Wagner blasts critics after US skating champs triumph

    "It shows every single person that doubts me, that thinks I am too old, that they need to shut their mouths and watch me skate," Wagner said after claiming her third career title at the US Figure Skating Championships. The 23-year-old Wagner, who took a five-point lead into Saturday's long…

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  • WATCH: College goalie intentionally dislodges net to stop play

    Back in November we saw David Leggio, a goalie for the American Hockey League's Bridgeport Sound Tigers, intentionally dislodge the net to stop an oncoming 2-on-0 rush. It was a bold strategy, but also a smart one because instead of having to face two shooters and what would have been an almost…

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  • NHL skills competition winners and highlights

    The NHL skills competition is one of the highlights of the All-Star weekend as it gives the best players in the world an opportunity to show off their individual skills and creativity without somebody else trying to stop them, get in their way, or smash them into the boards.  

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  • WATCH: Shea Weber wins hardest shot contest with 108.5 MPH shot

    With Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara not participating in the 2015 NHL All-Star game, we knew there was going to be a new champion in the hardest shot competition.

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  • Technology improves avalanche gear for backcountry skiers

    As outdoor recreation companies increasingly cater to skiers and snowboarders who like to venture beyond the groomed slopes at ski resorts and tackle backcountry terrain, they've put a special emphasis on gear and equipment to keep people safe in case of avalanches. At this week's Outdoor Retailer…

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