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German-language pop superstar Udo Juergens dies

BERLIN (AP) — Udo Juergens, an Austrian-born star who dominated pop music in the German-speaking world and sold more than 100 million records in a career spanning five decades, died on Sunday. He was 80 years old.

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Lamy Chappuis wins 1st Nordic combi WCup in 1 year

France's winner Jason Lamy Chappuis celebrates in the finish area after the Nordic Combined World Cup competition in Ramsau, Austria, on Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)

RAMSAU, Austria (AP) — World champion Jason Lamy Chappuis of France won a Nordic combined World Cup event Sunday for his first victory in a year and 27th overall.

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Goergl beats Fenninger to win WCup super-G; Vonn crashes

Elisabeth Goergl, of Austria, center, the winner, celebrates on podium with Anna Fenninger, of Austria, left, second placed and  Tina Maze, Slovenia, right, third placed after an alpine ski women's World Cup Super-G, in Val d'Isere, France, Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta)

VAL D’ISERE, France (AP) — American Lindsey Vonn’s bid for a record-equaling 62nd World Cup win will have to wait a little while longer.

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World Cup races canceled due to lack of snow

VIENNA (AP) — The International Ski Federation (FIS) has canceled women’s World Cup races in Semmering, Austria, next week because of a lack of snow.

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Norway edges Germany in Nordic combined team event

Germany's Fabian Riessle, left, and Norway's Joergen Graabak arrive in the finish area during the Nordic Combined World Cup team competition in Ramsau, Austria, on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014. Team Norway won the competition ahead of Germany. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)

RAMSAU, Austria (AP) — Norway won a Nordic combined World Cup team event after Joergen Graabak beat Germany’s Fabian Riessle by the length of a ski tip in the cross-country race on Saturday.

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