SEATTLE (AP) — Five disabled athletes from Washington, Oregon and Idaho flew to Russia to compete in the Paralympic Winter Games that opened Friday in Sochi.
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ARE, Sweden (AP) — Anna Fenninger led the first run of a World Cup giant slalom on Friday, putting herself in position to take the lead in the overall standings.
ARE, Sweden (AP) — Olympic silver medalist Anna Fenninger won a World Cup giant slalom race Thursday, and closed the gap on overall leader Maria Hoefl-Riesch.
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — Two parades are scheduled this month in the Adirondacks to honor the New York region’s athletes who competed at the Sochi Olympics, including medal winners Andrew Weibrecht and Erin Hamlin.
KVITFJELL, Norway (AP) — Olympic champion Kjetil Jansrud of Norway overcame tricky racing conditions on his favorite home course to win a World Cup super-G race on Sunday ahead of Switzerland’s Patrick Kueng.