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  • Hirscher wins 4th straight WCup giant slalom by huge margin

    GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) -- Overall leader Marcel Hirscher claimed his fourth straight World Cup giant slalom victory with the discipline's third-biggest winning margin on Sunday. Hirscher navigated the Kandahar course in 2 minutes, 43.23 seconds, beating Germany's Felix Neureuther by a…

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  • Fenninger wins Alpine combined World Cup

    Anna Fenninger of Austria kept up the pressure on overall leader Tina Maze with victory in the women's Alpine combined World Cup race in fog-hit Bansko on Sunday. Fenninger, the overall No. 2, further narrowed the gap with Maze, winning both legs of the race for a combined time of 2 minutes, 5.06…

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  • Northug wins 50K race for 4th gold of Nordic skiing worlds

    Petter Northug won his fourth gold medal of the Nordic skiing world championships Sunday, using his trademark sprinting ability to win a four-way race to the finish in the men's 50-kilometer cross-country race. Northug entered the final straight a few meters behind Czech veteran Lukas Bauer and…

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  • Alpine Skiing-World Cup men's standings

    Feb 28 (Infostrada Sports) - Standings from the World Cup Men's on Saturday DownhillPoints 1. Kjetil Jansrud (Norway) 469 2. Hannes Reichelt (Austria) 385 3. Dominik Paris (Italy) 357 4. Matthias Mayer (Austria) 356 5. Guillermo Fayed (France) 294 6. Steven Nyman (U.S.) 268 7. Beat Feuz…

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  • Slovenia's Kosir wins 2nd straight World Cup snowboard event

    ASAHIKAWA, Japan (AP) — Zan Kosir of Slovenia won his second straight World Cup parallel slalom snowboard event on Sunday to maintain first place in the overall standings.

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  • Johaug upstages Bjoergen to win 30K race at Nordic worlds

    Therese Johaug upstaged Norwegian teammate Marit Bjoergen by winning the women's 30-kilometer cross-country race by almost a minute Saturday, ending the Nordic skiing world championships as the most successful woman with three golds. Johaug showed she's more than ready to take over from the…

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  • McKinnon, Bohonnon give US World Cup aerials double

    Kiley McKinnon and Mac Bohonnon gave the United States its first ever World Cup title double in aerials skiing Sunday. McKinnon becomes the first U.S. woman to win the World Cup since Nikki Stone in 1998, while Bohonnon is the first American men's winner since Jeret 'Speedy' Peterson in 2005.…

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  • American Kenworthy wins halfpipe in US Grand Prix

    American Gus Kenworthy won the halfpipe final in the U.S. Grand Prix on Saturday night, scoring 95.60 points on his second run. ''I am so stoked!'' Kenworthy said. ''Today was really good for me.'' Kenworthy, the Olympic silver medalist from Telluride, Colorado, was third Friday in the slopestyle.…

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  • Olympic champion Christensen returns to where it began

    Joss Christensen won the slopestyle at the U.S Freeskiing Grand Prix in January 2014 and his life has never been the same since. Christensen won the same event in his hometown Friday in another fantastic fashion. Christensen again showed anything can happen despite long odds. ''I've been pretty…

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  • Norway wins ski jump team event at world championships

    FALUN, Sweden (AP) -- Norway won the ski jump team event on Saturday to end Austria's streak of five straight victories at the world championships.

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  • Alpine skiing - Reichelt wins downhill as Austria on top again

    - Hannes Reichelt headed an all-Austrian podium for the second week running in Saturday's shortened men's downhill at a foggy Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Reichelt topped the times in training for this latest leg of the men's alpine skiing World Cup season, and he used his speed on the German slope to…

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  • Kosir wins snowboard World Cup to take overall lead

    ASAHIKAWA, Japan (AP) -- Zan Kosir of Slovenia won the World Cup parallel giant slalom snowboard event on Saturday to move into first place in the overall standings.

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  • Alpine Skiing-World Cup women's standings

    March 1 (Infostrada Sports) - Standings from the World Cup Women's on Sunday Super CombinedPoints 1. Anna Fenninger (Austria) 100 2. Tina Maze (Slovenia) 80 3. Kathrin Zettel (Austria) 60 4. Margot Bailet (France) 50 5. Marie-Michele Gagnon (Canada) 45 6. Dominique Gisin (Switzerland) 40 7. Wendy…

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  • France wins Nordic combined team sprint at worlds

    FALUN, Sweden (AP) -- France defended its world championship title in the Nordic combined team sprint event Saturday after Jason Lamy Chappuis held off Germany's Johannes Rydzek in the final sprint.

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  • Olympic gold medalist Christensen wins slopestyle event

    Sochi Olympic gold medalist Joss Christensen saved his best for last to win the men's skiing slopestyle event at the U.S. Grand Prix. Gus Kenworthy made it a clean sweep for the United States, placing third with an 89.00 on his last run. Sweden's Emma Dahlstrom took first on the women's side with a…

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  • Fog Again: Women's World Cup halted in Bulgaria

    The women's World Cup racing has been canceled for a second straight day due to fog in southern Bulgaria. Thirteen of the 56 competitors raced before the event was canceled, with three failing to finish, including Switzerland's Fabienne Suter who protested after crashing into a gate in heavy fog.…

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  • Johaug wins women's 30K race at Nordic skiing worlds

    FALUN, Sweden (AP) — Therese Johaug of Norway used an early breakaway to win the women's 30-kilometer cross-country race by nearly a minute Saturday for her third gold medal of the Nordic skiing world championships.

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  • Reichelt leads another Austrian sweep in Garmisch

    By Manuele Lang GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany, Feb 28 (Reuters) - Hannes Reichelt beat the World Cup fog and two team mates to lead Austria to their second downhill podium sweep in succession on Saturday. Reichelt beat compatriot Romed Baumann by just 0.01 seconds while Olympic champion Matthias…

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  • Alpine Skiing-World Cup Garmisch-Partenkirchen men's downhill results

    Feb 28 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the World Cup Garmisch-Partenkirchen Men's Downhill on Saturday 1. Hannes Reichelt (Austria) 1:11.90 2. Romed Baumann (Austria) 1:11.91 3. Matthias Mayer (Austria) 1:12.14 4. Silvano Varettoni (Italy) 1:12.18 5. Dominik Paris (Italy) 1:12.21 6. Marco…

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  • Reichelt leads Austrian World Cup downhill sweep

    GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) -- Hannes Reichelt led the second Austrian sweep in as many weekends by winning a shortened World Cup downhill on the Kandahar slope on Saturday. Two weeks after an Austrian failed to place in the top 10 of the men's downhill at the world championships for the…

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