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Alpine Skiing

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  • 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...
  • Snow job: three big wins for U.S. skiers

    Snow job: three big wins for U.S. skiers
    It was another big day for two U.S. ski team members who each has been having such days for weeks. . .months. . .years. And a third won the world title in an event, freestyle slopestyle, that will debut on the Olympic program next year in Sochi, Russia....
  • High or low: Two views of U.S. medal hopes for 2014 Winter Games

    High or low: Two views of U.S. medal hopes for 2014 Winter Games
    The United States racked up a record 37 medals, including nine gold, at the 2010 Winter Olympics. With the pre-Olympic World Cup and world championship winter sports season over for U.S. athletes, it’s a good time to look at the U.S. chances for...
  • Vonn could be back to ski racing later this month

    Vonn could be back to ski racing later this month
    PARK CITY -- Lindsey Vonn was in Ohio, hanging with a guy she did not name but referred to as “my boyfriend,” who is playing in the Presidents Cup there this week.¬† She addressed the Olympic media summit in an 18-minute video call with audio...
  • 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...
  • Mikaela Shiffrin wins World Cup slalom opener

    Mikaela Shiffrin wins World Cup slalom opener
    LEVI, Finland -- Mikaela Shiffrin sent an unmistakable message leading to the Sochi Olympics. The 18-year-old American easily won the World Cup slalom opener Saturday, beating reigning Olympic champion Maria Hoefl-Riesch of Germany by more than a...
  • Lindsey Vonn taken to hospital after crash in downhill training run

    Olympic champion Lindsey Vonn, expected to make her skiing comeback from major surgery later this month at Beaver Creek, crashed Tuesday morning during a downhill training run in Colorado. "We have no reason to believe it's anything significant right...
  • 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...
  • 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...