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  • Vonn third as Gut wins Super-G in Garmisch

    US ski queen Lindsey Vonn had to settle for third on Sunday as Switzerland's Lara Gut won the women's World Cup Super-G race in Garmisch. Vonn had picked up the 76th win of her career in winning Saturday's downhill with a commanding display down the Kandahar to finish a second and a half ahead of…

    AFP
  • Five Czech skiers killed in Austrian Alps avalanche

    Five skiers from the Czech Republic were killed Saturday in an avalanche in the Austrian Alps that also engulfed 17 other people, police said. The five fatalities, men and women, belonged to two groups of off-piste skiers in a valley south of Innsbruck in western Austria. Around mid-day, a third…

    AFP
  • Alpine Skiing-World Cup men's standings

    Feb 7 (Infostrada Sports) - Standings from the World Cup Men's on Sunday Super GPoints 1. Aksel Lund Svindal (Norway) 310 2. Andrew Weibrecht (U.S.) 190 3. Aleksander Aamodt Kilde (Norway) 185 4. Vincent Kriechmayr (Austria) 168 5. Kjetil Jansrud (Norway) 166 6. Carlo Janka (Switzerland) 162 7.…

    Reuters
  • Alpine skiing-Vonn chalks up World Cup win number 76

    GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany, Feb 6 (Reuters) - American Lindsey Vonn continued her record-breaking spree with her 76th World Cup race win on Saturday, mastering a bumpy downhill course that bothered her rivals. Vonn, already the most successful woman in World Cup history, is now 10 victories…

    Reuters
  • Vonn closes in on downhill globe after Garmisch-Partenkirchen triumph

    Another FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup downhill event yielded another win for Lindsey Vonn, moving the American closer to the discipline globe.

    Omnisport
  • Wind whisperer: US skier Nyman 3rd in Olympic downhill test

    Steven Nyman couldn't have picked a better place to post his first podium result of the season: on the downhill course that will be used for the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics. The American skier finished third behind Kjetil Jansrud of Norway and Dominik Paris of Italy on Saturday in the opening test…

    The Associated Press
  • Alpine Skiing-World Cup Garmisch-Partenkirchen women's super g results

    Feb 7 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the World Cup Garmisch-Partenkirchen Women's Super G on Sunday 1. Lara Gut (Switzerland) 1:20.51 2. Viktoria Rebensburg (Germany) 1:20.66 3. Lindsey Vonn (U.S.) 1:20.74 4. Tina Weirather (Liechtenstein) 1:21.22 5. Cornelia Huetter (Austria) 1:21.43 6. Kajsa…

    Reuters
  • Slovenia wins team ski jump event ahead of host Norway

    OSLO, Norway (AP) -- Slovenia won the team ski jump event on Saturday, edging out host nation Norway.

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

    Feb 6 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the World Cup Jeongseon Men's Downhill on Saturday 1. Kjetil Jansrud (Norway) 1:41.38 2. Dominik Paris (Italy) 1:41.58 3. Steven Nyman (U.S.) 1:41.79 4. Peter Fill (Italy) 1:41.85 5. Beat Feuz (Switzerland) 1:41.87 6. Otmar Striedinger (Austria) 1:41.90 7.…

    Reuters
  • Jansrud wins downhill at test event for Pyeongchang Olympics

    JEONGSEON, South Korea (AP) — Kjetil Jansrud confirmed he's the skier to beat on the downhill course for the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics, winning the test event by a comfortable margin Saturday.

    Associated Press
  • Alpine Skiing-World Cup women's standings

    Feb 7 (Infostrada Sports) - Standings from the World Cup Women's on Sunday Super GPoints 1. Lindsey Vonn (U.S.) 360 2. Lara Gut (Switzerland) 261 3. Cornelia Huetter (Austria) 215 4. Viktoria Rebensburg (Germany) 204 5. Tina Weirather (Liechtenstein) 166 6. Nadia Fanchini (Italy) 127 7. Kajsa Kling…

    Reuters
  • Gut spoils Vonn's perfect super-G record

    Lindsey Vonn was denied a record fourth successive super-G win at the FIS World Cup as Lara Gut claimed victory in Garmisch Partenkirchen.

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

    Feb 6 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the World Cup Garmisch-Partenkirchen Women's Downhill on Saturday 1. Lindsey Vonn (U.S.) 1:40.80 2. Fabienne Suter (Switzerland) 1:42.31 3. Viktoria Rebensburg (Germany) 1:42.37 4. Larisa Yurkiw (Canada) 1:42.60 5. Laurenne Ross (U.S.) 1:42.77 6. Tina…

    Reuters
  • Alpine Skiing-World Cup Jeongseon men's super g results

    Feb 7 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the World Cup Jeongseon Men's Super G on Sunday 1. Carlo Janka (Switzerland) 1:26.16 2. Christof Innerhofer (Italy) 1:26.98 3. Vincent Kriechmayr (Austria) 1:27.22 4. Aleksander Aamodt Kilde (Norway) 1:27.37 5. Peter Fill (Italy) 1:27.42 6. Romed Baumann…

    Reuters
  • Korean skier earns applause at 2018 Olympics test event

    JEONGSEON, South Korea (AP) -- South Korean skier Kim Hyeon-tae had a modest goal in his World Cup debut: to finish within five seconds of the winner.

    The Associated Press
  • Vonn within 10 of Stenmark's record after Garmisch downhill win

    Garmisch-Partenkirchen (Germany) (AFP) - Lindsey Vonn put in a devastating display to win the women's downhill in Garmisch on Saturday and claim her 76th World Cup victory to edge closer to Ingemar Stenmark's record. The US ski queen obliterated the field, building up speed down the Kandahar course…

    AFP