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Russian skier Khoroshilov wins WCup slalom by huge margin

Alexander Khoroshilov, of Russia, speeds past a pole on his way to clock the fastest time during the first run of a men's World Cup slalom event, in Schladming, Austria, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta)

SCHLADMING, Austria (AP) — Alexander Khoroshilov won a night slalom by a huge margin on Tuesday, the first Russian World Cup victory in more than three decades.

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Olympic slalom champion Matt seeks turnaround before worlds

SCHLADMING, Austria (AP) — Olympic champion Mario Matt has one last chance to get his slalom season on track before the Alpine skiing world championships.

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Hirscher leads World Cup slalom after 1st run in Kitzbuehel

KITZBUEHEL, Austria (AP) — Screaming for joy and smashing his poles on the snow, Swedish skier Mattias Hargin celebrated his first career World Cup victory on Sunday.

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Freestylers Flisar, Limbacher win world ski cross titles

KREISCHBERG, Austria (AP) — Slovenian freestyler Filip Flisar won the world ski cross title while Andrea Limbacher of Austria won the women’s gold medal on the final day of the worlds on Sunday.

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Snowboarders Tonteri, Koenz win big air world titles

KREISCHBERG, Austria (AP) — Finnish snowboarder Roope Tonteri successfully defended his big air world title, while Switzerland’s Elena Koenz won the inaugural women’s competition on Saturday.

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