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Alpine Skiing Irrepressible Hirscher Wins Fifth Slalom Of The Season

WENGEN, Switzerland – The irrepressible Marcel Hirscher stayed on course for his seventh successive overall World Cup title and sounded a warning to his Olympic...

Alpine Skiing Goggia Completes Italian Double In Austria

BAD KLEINKIRCHHEIM, Austria – Sofia Goggia completed a double for Italy at Bad Kleinkirchheim by winning Sunday’s shortened downhill in difficult conditions...

Feuz Leads From Front To Win For Second Time At Wengen

WENGEN, Switzerland – Swiss Beat Feuz led from the front on Saturday to win the downhill at Wengen, one of the oldest and most prestigious races of the World Cup...

Alpine Skiing Muffat-jeandet Wins First World Cup Race

WENGEN, Switzerland – Frenchman Victor Muffat-Jeandet claimed the first World Cup victory of his career at the age of 28 when he was a surprise winner of the...

Bolivias Alpine Skier Overcomes Mountains Of A Different Kind

ADELBODEN, Switzerland – Bolivia’s lone Olympic Alpine skier had to overcome mountains of paperwork, as well as ones covered in snow and ice, on his...

Resilient Svindal Back On Form And Gunning For Gold

WENGEN, Switzerland – When Aksel Lund Svindal discovered that he would have to undergo knee surgery for the second time in a year, his reaction was simply:...

Marino Leads New Wave Of American Snowboard Hopes

LONDON – Julia Marino will head to next month’s Winter Games as a major medal contender, yet the American snowboarder may not have been on the plane to...

Alpine Skiing American Shiffrin Wins Fifth World Cup Race In A Row

FLACHAU, Austria – American Mikaela Shiffrin left her rivals trailing again as she won the slalom in Flachau to claim her fifth successive World Cup race victory...

Britain Sets Pyeongchang Target Of At Least Five Medals

LONDON – Britain has set its winter athletes a “best ever” target of at least five medals at the Pyeongchang Olympics after more than doubling funding...

Wrong Wax Snow Problem For Olympic Athletes

STOCKHOLM – It is the one subject skiers and snowboarders cannot stop obsessing about at the Winter Olympics – how best to wax their equipment to ensure...