Posts Tagged FIS Alpine Skiing World Championships

Vonn stress-free and happy ahead of World Cup downhill

Lindsey Vonn, of United States, takes a jump during a training session for an alpine ski women's World Cup downhill event in St. Moritz, Switzerland, Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati)

ST. MORITZ, Switzerland (AP) — Skiing with less pressure after setting the all-time record for World Cup wins, Lindsey Vonn placed fifth in a downhill training run on Friday.

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US skier Miller skips Kitzbuehel downhill after back surgery

Bode Miller, of United States, is airborne as he takes a jump during training for Saturday's men's World Cup downhill's in Kitzbuehel, Austria, Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Shinichiro Tanaka)

KITZBUEHEL, Austria (AP) — Bode Miller will not compete in a downhill in Austria on Saturday, leaving him without a World Cup race this season before the world championships in the U.S. in 10 days.

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Marion Rolland out of skiing worlds with knee injury

PARIS (AP) — Downhill world champion Marion Rolland will not be defending her title next month after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in her right knee.

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