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  • Leader Prevc soars to ski jump win in Vikersund

    VIKERSUND, Norway (AP) -- The leader of the ski jumping World Cup, Peter Prevc, soared to another victory in Vikersund on Saturday.

    The Associated Press37 mins ago
  • Bohonnon, Gridneva win aerials World Cup

    MOSCOW (AP) -- American Mac Bohonnon and Alina Gridneva of Russia won the men's and women's rounds of the aerials World Cup in Moscow on Saturday.

    The Associated Press54 mins ago
  • Schneiderheinze wins world championship gold in 2-woman bob

    Anja Schneiderheinze of Germany won gold in the two-woman bobsled competition at the world championships Saturday, a week after retaining her European title. In the final two heats, Schneiderheinze and brakewoman Annika Drazek extended their lead from Friday's opening two runs to beat Olympic…

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  • Felix Loch wins 7th straight World Cup for 5th overall title

    Two-time Olympic champion Felix Loch claimed his fifth overall luge title with his seventh consecutive World Cup win on Saturday. Roman Repilov of Russia was 0.329 behind in second, with Chris Mazdzer of the United States third, 0.346 behind. As the race doubled for the European Championships, it…

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  • Russia finish 1-2 in cross-country World Cup race in Falun

    Maxim Vylegzhanin and Alexander Bessmertnykh of Russia put a small dent in Norway's domination of cross-country skiing by finishing 1-2 in the men's 10-kilometer World Cup race in Falun on Saturday. Maurice Manificat of France came in third followed by the first Norwegian, Emil Iversen, who…

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  • Shiffrin's comeback could be in jeopardy due to heavy snow

    CRANS-MONTANA, Switzerland (AP) -- Mikaela Shiffrin's comeback race could be in jeopardy. The Olympic and world champion was set to return from injury in Monday's World Cup slalom in Crans-Montana, Switzerland. ''It will be very difficult, given that the snow is meant to continue falling,'' said…

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  • Pinturault wins men's World Cup giant slalom in Japan

    Alexis Pinturault led a 1-2 finish for France in the men's World Cup giant slalom on Saturday. Pinturault, who was second after the first run, used a blistering second run of 1 minute, 17.78 seconds to finish 0.51 ahead of compatriot Mathieu Faivre. Massimiliano Blardone of Italy was third, 0.67…

    The Associated Press
  • Schwartz scores a goal in his first NHL game since October

    Schwartz postgame after Blues' 5-3 win over Florida...

  • US sailors Scutt, Henken qualify for Rio Games in 49erFX

    The Rio de Janeiro Olympics will be the first for both Henken, 20, and Scutt, 23, who won bronze at the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto. Henken and Scutt qualified based on their performance at two major events, the Sailing World Cup Miami in January and the 49erFX World Championship this week…

    The Associated Press
  • Yahoo DFS Hockey: Saturday Picks

    With four goals and eight assists in six games since returning from a shoulder injury, there are few players producing better than Connor McDavid right now.
  • Athletes concerned about Zika before Rio Olympic test event

    International athletes set to compete in an Olympic diving test event in Rio de Janeiro next week have asked about risks linked to the Zika virus, but have not canceled participation because of the outbreak, one of the organizers said on Friday. "They are concerned and are being given advice on…

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  • Austrian team doctor dies day after collapsing at ski venue

    A team doctor of the Austrian ski federation died in a hospital in Sion on Friday, one day after he collapsed before a women's World Cup downhill training in Crans-Montana. The Austrian ski federation said Michael Sachs passed away after being treated on the intensive care unit following the…

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  • Japan veteran Kasai, 43, takes third in Vikersund

    Berlin (AFP) - Evergreen Japanese ski jumper Noriaki Kasai shrugged off his 43 years to take third place in Friday's World Cup contest at Vikersund, knocking world number one Peter Prevc off the podium.

  • Slalom queen Shiffrin ready for upcoming return to racing

    Mikaela Shiffrin even admits to feeling ''jittery'' as she prepares to throw herself back into World Cup racing on Monday in Crans-Montana, Switzerland - her first race since tearing a ligament in her right knee in December. ''I'm feeling good, a little tired from traveling, but good,'' Shiffrin…

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  • Germans Schneiderheinze, Drazek hold lead at bobsled worlds

    German bobsledder Anja Schneiderheinze and pushing partner Annika Drazek built a commanding lead in the first two heats of the women's competition at the world championships on Friday. Schneiderheinze and Drazek timed 52.94 in the opening heat, 0.07 faster than the previous best mark set by Jamie…

    The Associated Press
  • Ter Mors beats US duo to women's 1,000m world skating gold

    KOLOMNA, Russia (AP) -- Jorien Ter Mors of the Netherlands beat U.S. speedskaters Heather Richardson-Bergsma and Brittany Bowe to women's 1,000-meter gold at the world single distance championships on Friday.

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  • Winter Youth Games offer chance for IOC-Norway conciliation

    When Oslo pulled out of the bidding for the 2022 Winter Games, it seemed that the relationship between the Norwegian public and the International Olympic Committee had suffered lasting damage. The IOC called Oslo's withdrawal a ''missed opportunity'' for the city and for Norway. Oslo was one of…

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