Posts Tagged FIS Alpine Skiing World Championships

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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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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