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  • US skier Nyman wins Gardena downhill for 3rd time

    VAL GARDENA, Italy (AP) -- American racer Steven Nyman showed off his complete mastery of the Saslong course by winning a World Cup downhill at the classic venue on Friday for the third time.

    The Associated Press37 mins ago
  • Fenninger fastest in women's downhill training

    VAL D'ISERE, France (AP) -- Anna Fenninger posted the fastest time in a World Cup downhill training run Friday with Austrian teammate Regina Sterz in second and Lindsey Vonn third.

    The Associated Press
  • Pope boosts Rome's 2024 bid but warns: 'I won't be around'

    VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis has given a papal thumbs up to Rome's bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics amid talk that the Vatican might host some events. But he is warning: ''I won't be around.''

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  • Elite sport's credibility on the line: Ljungqvist

    By Philip O'Connor STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - World Anti-Doping Authority (WADA) vice-chairman Arne Ljungqvist says that the credibility of elite sport is in danger of being lost altogether if it does not deal with a historic acceptance of doping in some quarters. Ljungqvist was speaking in the wake of…

    Reuters
  • IOC awards Olympic TV rights in Cuba for 2016

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) -- Cuba's state broadcaster has been awarded the country's exclusive television rights to the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

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  • Italian snowboarders win inaugural WCup team event

    MONTAFON, Austria (AP) -- Italian snowboarders Roland Fischnaller and Nadya Ochner beat Russia in the final of the inaugural World Cup parallel slalom team event on Friday.

    The Associated Press
  • Italy's anti-corruption czar to join Rome bid team

    ROME (AP) -- Italy's anti-corruption czar will join Rome's bid team for the 2024 Olympics, a response to the widening mafia scandal in the capital.

    The Associated Press
  • Beijing ramping up bid for 2022 Winter Olympics

    BEIJING (AP) -- Beijing is ramping up its bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics with a series of international sports competitions and promotional events, seeking to stir public support and cement its status as the front-runner to hold the games.

    The Associated Press
  • Oregon high court says injured snowboarder can sue

    SALEM, Ore. (AP) -- The Oregon Supreme Court ruled Thursday a ski resort's broad liability waiver cannot prevent a paralyzed snowboarder from suing.

    The Associated Press
  • VIDEO: Martin Brodeur gives up insane center-ice goal to Dwight King

    Martin Brodeur has more saves than anyone in the history of the game, which means he’s seen a lot of shots. While simply trying to get the puck deep, King sent a seemingly harmless shot from center ice.

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  • LOOK: 'I'm not bud, I'm Voracek' kid gets signed Jakub Voracek jersey

    On Thursday, the little Voracek fan and his dad, Geoff, went to watch the Flyers play the Florida Panthers.

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  • WATCH: Flyers' Claude Giroux bites Erik Gudbranson's jersey

    Claude Giroux is having a bit of a weird week. In an earlier game he appeared to wipe his nose with his bare hand before discarding the evidence on a linesman’s shoulder. Now he has apparently graduated from that, to biting jerseys.

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  • Bode Miller back on skis after surgery

    Bode Miller says he's back on skis and "feeling great" one month after back surgery and with the alpine World Championships on home snow starting in February. "Day 3 on snow since surgery and the back is feeling great," Miller said on Twitter on Thursday. The 37-year-old American, who is a…

    AFP
  • WATCH: Canadiens honor Saku Koivu in touching ceremony

    As the NHL’s oldest and most storied franchise, they’ve had a lot of practice and it shows. Prior to Thursday night’s game against the Anaheim Ducks, the Habs honored one of their more recent stars. Saku Koivu retired ahead of the 2014-15 season after wrapping up his career with the Anaheim…

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  • Viktor vindicated as Russian switch pays off

    By Peter Rutherford SEOUL (Reuters) - Whether 'V' stands for 'victory', 'vindication' or 'vengeance', Viktor Ahn wrote his new name in the record books by winning three more short track golds at the Sochi Olympics, repaying the faith his adopted country Russia had showed in him. Born 'Ahn Hyun-soo'…

    Reuters
  • Factbox: Short track speedskater Viktor Ahn

    (Reuters) - Factbox on short track skater Viktor Ahn, who returned to the Olympic ice in Sochi to win three gold medals for adopted country Russia, taking his overall tally to six. * Born in Seoul, South Korea on Nov. 23 1985. * Took up short track speed skating at the age of eight and set his mind…

    Reuters
  • Factbox: Reuters Sportswoman of the Year Ireen Wust

    (Reuters) - Factbox on Dutch speedskater Ireen Wust, who was named Reuters Sports Women of the Year for 2014. EARLY DAYS Born on April 1 1986 in Goirle, in the south of the Netherlands. Wust began skating at age 11 and showed her Olympic potential in the youths ranks by winning the world junior…

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  • McIlroy and Wust take top Reuters awards

    By Mitch Phillips LONDON (Reuters) - Double major golf winner Rory McIlroy and prolific Olympic Dutch speed skater Irene Wust have been named Reuters sportsman and sportswoman of the year after a poll of the news agency's sports journalists from around the world. Soccer World Cup winners Germany…

    Reuters
  • Vonn considering dropping slalom from repertoire

    VAL D'ISERE, France (AP) -- Lindsey Vonn's days of competing in all five ski disciplines may be behind her, since the four-time overall World Cup champion is seriously considering giving up slalom in her comeback from a career-threatening knee injury.

    The Associated Press
  • Bode Miller on schedule for January return

    VAL GARDENA, Italy (AP) -- Bode Miller is skiing again and remains on schedule for a January return after undergoing surgery on a disc in his back.

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