Posts Tagged By ANDREW DAMPF

Jansrud has an explanation for his speed domination

Kjetil Jansrud, of Norway, skies on his way to victory in an alpine ski, men's World Cup Super-G in Val Gardena, Italy, Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Armando Trovati)

VAL GARDENA, Italy (AP) — Some critics have attributed Kjetil Jansrud’s domination of speed skiing to the injuries to Aksel Lund Svindal, Bode Miller and Erik Guay.

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Cycling chief seeks end of Dr. Ferrari’s influence

ROME (AP) — Law enforcement authorities need to prevent banned physician Michele Ferrari from seeing riders and conclude his long-running stain on the sport, according to the president of the Italian Cycling Federation.

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US skier Nyman has special feeling for Val Gardena downhill

Steven Nyman, of the United States, takes a jump on his way to clock the fastest time during training for Friday's men's World Cup downhill, in Val Gardena, Italy, Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati)

VAL GARDENA, Italy (AP) — When Utah native Steven Nyman arrives in the heart of the Dolomite Range each year the week before Christmas, he gets a special feeling.

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Italian PM Renzi announces Rome 2024 Olympic bid

Italian Premier Matteo Renzi delivers his speech at Italian Olympic Committee headquarters in Rome, Monday, Dec. 15, 2014. Renzi says Rome will bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics. He says "the Italian government, together with CONI, is ready for this project." The move comes with Italy's economy still stagnant and amid a widening corruption and mafia scandal in the capital. Italy planned to bid for the 2020 Olympics but the project was scrapped after then-premier Mario Monti refused to provide financial backing. The 2024 host will be chosen in 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

ROME (AP) — Sailing in Sardinia. Boxing in Florence. Basketball in Milan. Water polo in Naples.

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