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Alpine Skiing

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  • Olympic ski champions Mikaela Shiffrin, Ted Ligety keep on winning

    Olympic ski champions Mikaela Shiffrin, Ted Ligety keep on winning
    Olympic ski champions Mikaela Shiffrin and Ted Ligety didn't take much of a break after the Sochi Games. They simply put their gold medals in a safe place and set out to make more memories. The whirlwind continued Saturday for America's heroes when...
  • Vonn preparing to race in Canada

    Lindsey Vonn is scheduled to do the official downhill training run Wednesday at Lake Louise, Alberta, the U.S. Ski Team said Tuesday evening. Vonn will decide after a second training run Thursday whether she will compete in the World Cup races at Lake...
  • NHL suspends Boston Bruins' Shawn Thornton for 15 games

    NHL suspends Boston Bruins' Shawn Thornton for 15 games
    The NHL suspended Boston Bruins forward Shawn Thornton for 15 games without pay for punching and injuring unsuspecting Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik in a Dec. 7 game. Orpik hasn’t played since. “It says volumes about getting...
  • Bode Miller, Julia Mancuso shine in downhill training

    Bode Miller, Julia Mancuso shine in downhill training
    SOCHI, Russia -- The U.S. Alpine skiing team got off to a rousing Sochi start Thursday by winning two medals on the first day of downhill training. Oh wait, they don’t hand out medals for training runs, but skiing fast in practice is still...
  • Sochi Olympics: Can Mikaela Shiffrin revive the U.S. alpine team?

    Sochi Olympics: Can Mikaela Shiffrin revive the U.S. alpine team?
    SOCHI, Russia — United States alpine star Mikaela Shiffrin has finally arrived in Sochi, but not necessarily as a savior for the ski team's flagging (so far) fortunes. "I don't think I can be the only one," she said at a Saturday press...
  • Mikaela Shiffrin wins World Cup slalom event in tough conditions

    Mikaela Shiffrin wins World Cup slalom event in tough conditions
    Mikaela Shiffrin, America's newest teen skiing sensation who is aiming for a gold medal next month at the Sochi Winter Olympics, again proved her mettle by winning a World Cup slalom event in rough weather Sunday in Bormio, Italy. The 18-year-old from...
  • Ted Ligety's giant slalom mastery as a course to stardom

    Ted Ligety's giant slalom mastery as a course to stardom
    The new face of the U.S. men's Alpine team has never skied "wasted," a la Bode Miller, but he has skied feeling sicker than a dog. The face, in fact, could have used a box of tissues as he sniffled through an interview last November at training camp...
  • Lindsey Vonn will return to World Cup ski racing on Friday

    Lindsey Vonn will return to World Cup ski racing on Friday
    Lindsey Vonn says she is "really excited" to race this weekend in the World Cup downhill competition at Lake Louise, Canada. The 2010 Olympic gold medalist partially tore a repaired ligament in her right knee. She hasn't competed since tearing ligaments...
  • For U.S. skier Miller, a bodacious comeback

    For U.S. skier Miller, a bodacious comeback
    Call it the old man and the skis. At 36, after losing all last season to a knee injury, Bode Miller made it back to a World Cup alpine skiing podium for the first time since February 2011 and did it in the giant slalom for the first time since March...
  • U.S. skiers felled in hard crashes at Sochi Paralympics

    The warm weather that made for tricky conditions during the 2014 Sochi Olympics has stuck around for the Paralympics. Competing under sunny skies, two American women crashed hard in the super-G on Monday and had to be removed from the mountain by...
  • Sochi Games TV: Seven Olympics thoughts after the closing ceremony

    For the last 18 days, I've been chronicling TV's coverage of the Sochi Winter Olympics, dutifully watching all manner of downhill ski races, luge runs and short-track heats. What effect this has had on me I'll leave to an imminently convening team of...