Alpine Skiing

Worley regains giant slalom title at worlds; Shiffrin 2nd

Tessa Worley regained her giant slalom title at the world ski championships on Thursday, holding off hard-charging Mikaela Shiffrin to take gold.

Worley, the 2013 champion, finished 0.34 seconds ahead of Shiffrin, who was fastest in the second run as warm sunshine softened the snow.

Soffia Goggia of Italy took bronze, 0.74 behind, four days after being in tears when losing her shot at the downhill title with a big mistake near the finish.

Shiffrin was third-fastest in the morning run. She then used downhill-style skills to be quicker than anyone on the relatively flat final slope.

"I was really going for it and I was happy with that fight," Shiffrin...