Posts Tagged Alpine skiing

Reichelt leads Austrian World Cup downhill sweep

Hannes Reichelt, of Austria, the winner, center, celebrates on the podium with Austria's Romed Baumann, second placed, left, and Matthias Mayer, third placed, after an alpine ski, men's World Cup downhill race in Garmish Partenkirchen, Germany, Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati)

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) — Hannes Reichelt led the second Austrian sweep in as many weekends by winning a shortened World Cup downhill on the Kandahar slope on Saturday.

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Fog Again: Women’s World Cup halted in Bulgaria

The race course of an alpine ski, women's World Cup super-G event is engulfed in fog, in Bansko, Bulgaria, Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. The race has been canceled. (AP Photo/Pier Marco Tacca)

BANSKO, Bulgaria (AP) — The women’s World Cup racing has been canceled for a second straight day due to fog in southern Bulgaria.

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Reichelt edges Jansrud in World Cup downhill training

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) — Hannes Reichelt was quickest again in the final training session Friday for a World Cup downhill on the demanding Kandahar slope.

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Women’s World Cup super-G canceled in foggy Bansko

Tina Maze, of Slovenia, left, and Lindsey Vonn, of the United States, ski prior to the start of an alpine ski, women's World Cup super-G event, in Bansko, Bulgaria, Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Pier Marco Tacca)

BANSKO, Bulgaria (AP) — The women’s World Cup super-G has been canceled because of fog.

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German police help passport-less Vonn travel to Bulgaria

Lindsey Vonn, of the United States, stands after failing to complete the course during an alpine ski, women's World Cup giant slalom event, in Maribor, Slovenia, Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati)

MUNICH (AP) — German police say they helped American skier Lindsey Vonn get to Bulgaria for a World Cup event after she forgot her passport in Austria.

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