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Alpine Skiing

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  • Lasse Kjus of Norway roots for Tina Maze to tie his mark of 5 individual medals at worlds

    Lasse Kjus is eager to show he can still race, even if he has to rent his skis and boots to do so. The Norwegian great is competing again at the world championships. Only, it's in a ski legends race for charity later this week, and he has no expectations...
  • Slovenia's Tina Maze chases after another medal in Alpine combined at worlds Monday

    All Tina Maze wants to do is ski. Not race ski, but fun ski — cruising through trees like she sees everyone else doing as she rides up the lifts each day. No time for that right now. Too many medals to try to win. The 31-year-old Slovenian is on a...
  • Austria's Marcel Hirscher storms back in slalom, wins Alpine combined at worlds; Ligety 3rd

    The snow conditions were a little bit of a sticky subject for everyone other than Marcel Hirscher and Ted Ligety. Sticky, because the sun and soaring temperatures turned the slalom course into a groove-filled track that made attacking downright difficult...
  • Gold standard: Lindsey Vonn still searching for 1st win at worlds after difficult downhill

    Two races, one medal for Lindsey Vonn. Not gold, either, but bronze. This wasn't exactly the start the skier from nearby Vail was hoping for at the world championships in front of a home crowd. But there are still events left for Vonn. She announced...
  • Tina Maze of Slovenia captures gold in downhill at worlds; Lindsey Vonn winds up 5th

    Tina Maze is making herself right at home on what was supposed to be Lindsey Vonn's hill. Anna Fenninger, too. A good start to the world championships for them. Not so for the Americans. Maze captured the women's downhill gold medal Friday ahead of...
  • Bode Miller says he's 'leaning pretty heavily' toward retiring

    Olympic gold medal winner Bode Miller, who underwent surgery Thursday to repair a severed hamstring tendon he suffered in a crash in the men's super-G at the world championships hours earlier, says his career could be over. In an interview with NBC,...
  • After crash ends his world champs, Bode Miller left contemplate his future in ski racing

    Bode Miller's world championships are now over. His career? On hold for the moment. Miller underwent surgery to fix a torn right hamstring tendon when his ski appeared to slice him after a gruesome crash in a super-G race Thursday. The injury is...
  • Bode Miller crashes, gashes leg during super-G at world championships

    Bode Miller crashes, gashes leg during super-G at world championships
    BEAVER CREEK, Colo. -- Hannes Reichelt of Austria won the super-G at the world championships Thursday, a race in which Bode Miller gashed his right calf after a crash that sent him tumbling down the hill. Reichelt finished the challenging course in 1...
  • Lindsey Vonn could face less competition at world championships

    Lindsey Vonn could face a significantly slimmed-down field of racers at the world championships in Colorado next month. The reigning world and Olympic downhill champions suffered injuries during this week's super-G race in Italy and might be sidelined...
  • Lindsey Vonn's comeback brings her World Cup record

    Lindsey Vonn's comeback brings her World Cup record
    The most impressive thing about Lindsey Vonn’s achievement Monday was not the number, 63, which is more career victories than any other woman in the history of World Cup Alpine skiing. It was the iron will and competitive fire that drove her, at...
  • Vonn Breaks Record, Woods Loses Tooth

    CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy — The whole gang was there when Lindsey Vonn finally became the most successful women's World Cup skier of all time. Her mother had come to Europe for the first time. The American's once-estranged father came along, too....