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  • American Ted Ligety takes big lead in first run of men's giant slalom

    American Ted Ligety takes big lead in first run of men's giant slalom
    SOCHI, Russia --American favorite Ted Ligety took a huge lead in the first run of the Olympic giant slalom after the top 30 racers Wednesday. Only a surprising run by one of the remaining 79 lower-ranked skiers would deprive Ligety of the lead....
  • Sochi Olympics: Norway wins gold in team Nordic Combined

    Sochi Olympics: Norway wins gold in team Nordic Combined
    SOCHI, Russia — Cross-country ski specialist Magnus Moan made up a 25-second deficit on the first leg and Norway outdueled Germany and defending champion Austria to win Olympic gold in the Nordic combined team event Thursday. Final-leg skier...
  • Kamil Stoch of Poland wins second gold medal in ski jumping

    Kamil Stoch of Poland wins second gold medal in ski jumping
    SOCHI, Russia -- Ski jumper Kamil Stoch completed a gold medal sweep of the normal and large hills in the Sochi Olympics on Saturday in a close tussle with 41-year-old Noriaki Kasai of Japan. The Polish jumper joins Simon Ammann and Matti Nykanen as the...
  • Sochi Olympics: U.S.' Ted Ligety wins gold medal in giant slalom

    Sochi Olympics: U.S.' Ted Ligety wins gold medal in giant slalom
    SOCHI, Russia — Ted Ligety won the giant slalom at the Sochi Games with a dominating performance Wednesday, becoming the first American man to win two Olympic gold medals in Alpine skiing. Leading after the first run, Ligety sped down the Rosa...
  • Sochi Olympics: Mikaela Shiffrin wins gold in women's slalom

    Sochi Olympics: Mikaela Shiffrin wins gold in women's slalom
    SOCHI, Russia — Mikaela Shiffrin made Alpine skiing history Friday as the youngest ever winner of an Olympic slalom gold medal after making an astonishing recovery midway through her second run. The 18-year-old American showed impressive balance...
  • Drink like it's a new year: Seven wines and regions to discover

    Drink like it's a new year: Seven wines and regions to discover
    It’s a new year, why not drink like it and try something new and unfamiliar. My wish is that in 2014, wine lovers will take a chance and say goodbye, at least every once in a while, to their tried and true, and branch out. This is such a great...
  • Berlin Film Festival Completes Competition Lineup

    LONDON -- The Competition lineup of the 64th Berlin Intl. Film Festival has been completed. The program includes 18 world premieres and three feature debuts. Additions to the lineup include Richard Linklater's "Boyhood," which stars Patricia Arquette and...
  • Berlin Film Festival's Forum Section Unveils Lineup

    LONDON -- The Forum section of the Berlin Film Festival, which is devoted to the cutting edge of indie filmmaking, has unveiled its lineup, which includes 28 world and eight international premieres. World premieres include Corneliu Porumboiu's "The...
  • Oscar's Next Challenge: Making Foreign-Language Voting Fair

    After dealing with the revoked nomination for song this week, the folks at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences are about to embark on another historic twist to the usual procedure, this time in the foreign language category. This experiment...
  • Men's downhill

    Men's downhill
    When: Feb. 9. Best of U.S.: Bode Miller, Travis Ganong, Marco Sullivan, Erik Fisher. Best of the rest: Aksel Lund Svindal (Norway), Adrien Theaux (France), Didier Defago (Switzerland), Carlo Janka (Switzerland). U.S. chances to medal: Miller, 36, is...
  • Women's super combined

    When: Feb. 10. Best of the U.S.: Julia Mancuso, Laurenne Ross. Best of the rest: Maria Hoefl-Riesch (Austria), Marie-Michele Gagnon (Canada), Tina Maze (Slovenia). U.S. chances to medal: Mancuso came from nowhere in 2010 to win silver behind...