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Vonn considering dropping slalom from repertoire

VAL D’ISERE, France (AP) — Lindsey Vonn’s days competing in all five ski disciplines may be behind her, since the four-time overall World Cup champion is seriously considering giving up slalom in her comeback from a career-threatening knee injury.

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Fischnaller, Schoeffmann win snowboard WCup races

MONTAFON, Austria (AP) — Italian snowboarder Roland Fischnaller won the season-opening World Cup parallel slalom Thursday for his 10th career victory, and Sabine Schoeffmann of Austria upset the favorites in the women’s competition for her maiden win.

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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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Djokovic, Williams get top ITF annual awards

LONDON (AP) — Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams have been selected as the International Tennis Federation’s world champions for 2014.

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Former Olympic wrestling champion suspended 1 year

PARIS (AP) — Former Olympic wrestling champion Steeve Guenot was suspended for one year Thursday by the French anti-doping agency for missing doping tests.

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