Posts Tagged Austria

US skier Shiffrin leads World Cup GS in 1st run

Skiracer Mikaela Shiffrin of the US smiles during the FIS annual Alpine Forum at the alpine skiing World Cup in Soelden, Austria, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. The alpine skiing World Cup season 2014/2015 will be opened on Oct. 25, 2014 in Soelden. (AP Photo/Keystone, Jean-Christophe Bott)

SOELDEN, Austria (AP) — American teenager Mikaela Shiffrin had the fastest first run in the season-opening women’s World Cup giant slalom on Saturday, underlining her ambition to start winning races in the discipline.

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FIS postpones introduction of air bags in skiing

SOELDEN, Austria (AP) — Alpine skiing’s governing body has postponed the introduction of an air bag system aimed at improving safety in speed racing.

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Ski champ Svindal injured while playing soccer

VIENNA (AP) — Downhill world champion Aksel Lund Svindal of Norway will likely miss the entire ski season after tearing his Achilles tendon while playing soccer.

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Murray beats Ferrer in Vienna to win 30th title

Andy Murray of Britain returns the ball to David Ferrer of Spain during their final match at the Erste Bank Open tennis tournament in Vienna, Austria, Sunday, Oct. 19. 2014. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)

VIENNA (AP) — Andy Murray won his second title in three weeks after rallying to defeat David Ferrer 5-7, 6-2, 7-5 at the Erste Bank Open on Sunday.

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Murray defeats Troicki to reach final in Vienna

David Ferrer of Spain returns the ball to Philipp Kohlschreiber, of Germany, during their semifinal match at the Erste Bank Open tennis tournament in Vienna, Austria, Saturday, Oct. 18. 2014. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)

VIENNA (AP) — David Ferrer came from a break down in the final set to defeat Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany 6-3, 2-6, 7-6 (3) on Saturday and set up a final against Andy Murray at the Erste Bank Open.

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