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  • Lindsey Vonn claims 61st World Cup win in Val d'Isere

    Val-d'Isère (France) (AFP) - Lindsey Vonn notched up her 61st World Cup win with success in the women's downhill at Val d'Isere on Saturday. The four-time overall World Cup champion claimed her latest race by clocking a time of 1min 44.47 sec to edge Germany's Viktoria Rebensburg and Austria's…

  • Skier digs head out of snow after Alaska avalanche

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska backcountry skier walked away uninjured after being completely buried under a 350-foot-wide avalanche, and survived because he was initially able to dig his head out of the snow, officials with the Chugach National Forest Avalanche Information Center said.

    Associated Press
  • Jansrud has an explanation for his speed domination

    VAL GARDENA, Italy (AP) -- Some critics have attributed Kjetil Jansrud's domination of speed skiing to the injuries to Aksel Lund Svindal, Bode Miller and Erik Guay.

    The Associated Press
  • Billion-dollar Sochi Games a sporting success

    By Karolos Grohmann BERLIN (Reuters) - The Sochi 2014 winter Olympics have gone down in history as the most expensive sports event ever organized with a staggering cost of more than $51 billion. The legacy left by Russia's first winter Games is one of gleaming purpose-built arenas with little or no…

  • Alpine Skiing-World Cup Val Gardena men's super g results

    Dec 20 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the World Cup Val Gardena Men's Super G on Saturday 1. Kjetil Jansrud (Norway) 1:33.87 2. Dominik Paris (Italy) 1:34.33 3. Hannes Reichelt (Austria) 1:34.41 4. Vincent Kriechmayr (Austria) 1:34.43 5. Christof Innerhofer (Italy) 1:34.46 6. Carlo Janka…

  • Olympian faces mischief charge in car vandalism

    LAWRENCEBURG, Ind. (AP) -- An Olympic medalist from southeastern Indiana faces a charge of criminal mischief after police say he threw rocks at vehicles and caused more than $8,000 in damage.

    The Associated Press
  • Curbed Maps: Ski homes these days are not...

    Ski homes these days are not all chalets made of stone and timber according to Curbed Ski, which just mapped the top ten "architecturally surprising" properties for sale in ski country. Fairytale castles, renovated gold mines, and stunning contemporaries are...

  • Nyman in a hurry to land leading role

    By Patrick Lang VAL GARDENA, Italy (Reuters) - Steven Nyman wants to become more than a one-race wonder. The 32-year-old claimed a third career World Cup downhill victory on Friday, all of which have come on the testing Saslong course at the Italian resort of Val Gardena. Now, the man who used to…

  • Norway edges Germany in Nordic combined team event

    RAMSAU, Austria (AP) -- Norway won a Nordic combined World Cup team event after Joergen Graabak beat Germany's Fabian Riessle by the length of a ski tip in the cross-country race on Saturday.

    The Associated Press
  • 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.

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  • Alpine Skiing-World Cup Val d'Isere women's downhill results

    Dec 20 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the World Cup Val d'Isere Women's Downhill on Saturday 1. Lindsey Vonn (U.S.) 1:44.47 2. Elisabeth Goergl (Austria) 1:44.66 2=. Viktoria Rebensburg (Germany) 1:44.66 4. Lara Gut (Switzerland) 1:44.86 5. Fabienne Suter (Switzerland) 1:44.93 5=. Dominique…

  • Vonn still keen to race the men

    VAL D’ISERE, France, Reuters - Lindsey Vonn, back in winning form after a one-year injury break, said she was still intent on one day competing with the men. One victory short of becoming the most successful female skier in history, the American said she had not given up on the suggestion she made…

  • Experience William Boyd's The Vanishing Game

    Join Alec Dunbar as he fights to survive every twist, turn, and act of treachery in #TheVanishingGame.

  • Germany's Freitag wins ski jump World Cup event

    ENGELBERG, Switzerland (AP) — Richard Freitag of Germany won a ski jump World Cup event on Saturday, rising from fourth place after the first round.

    Associated Press
  • Norway's Jansrud wins super-G in Val Gardena

    VAL GARDENA, Italy (AP) -- Olympic champion Kjetil Jansrud extended his overall World Cup lead by winning a super-G by a comfortable margin Saturday after narrowly missing victory a day earlier.

    The Associated Press
  • Alpine Skiing-World Cup Val Gardena men's downhill results

    Dec 19 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the World Cup Val Gardena Men's Downhill on Friday 1. Steven Nyman (U.S.) 1:55.89 2. Kjetil Jansrud (Norway) 1:56.20 3. Dominik Paris (Italy) 1:57.04 4. Guillermo Fayed (France) 1:57.15 5. Johan Clarey (France) 1:57.19 6. Silvan Zurbriggen (Switzerland)…

  • 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.

    Associated Press
  • US skier Nyman wins Gardena downhill for 3rd time

    VAL GARDENA, Italy (AP) — With performances like this, Steven Nyman should have no problem regaining his funding from the U.S. Ski Team.

    Associated Press