Posts Tagged FIS Alpine Skiing World Championships

Olympic champion Mayer leads Austrian downhill sweep

From left, Max Franz, of Austria, second placed, Matthias Mayer of Austria, winner, Hannes Reichelt, of Austria, third placed, celebrate on the podium after an alpine ski World Cup men's downhill event, in Saalbach Hinterglemm, Austria, Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta)

SAALBACH-HINTERGLEMM, Austria (AP) — In the space of two weeks, the Austrian downhill skiing team has gone from “historic disaster” to a clean sweep of a podium.

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Maze, Fenninger continue rivalry on World Cup circuit

MARIBOR, Slovenia (AP) — After sharing four gold medals between them at this month’s world championships, Tina Maze and Anna Fenninger continue their rivalry on the women’s alpine World Cup, starting with a giant slalom on Saturday.

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‘Over the limit': Skiers concerned with Saalbach downhill

Adrien Theaux, of France, is airborne during a men's World Cup downhill training session, in Saalbach Hinterglemm, Austria, Friday, Feb. 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta)

SAALBACH-HINTERGLEMM, Austria (AP) — Downhill leader Kjetil Jansrud chipped his tooth.

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