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Reichelt leads Austrian World Cup downhill sweep

Hannes Reichelt, of Austria, the winner, center, celebrates on the podium with Austria's Romed Baumann, second placed, left, and Matthias Mayer, third placed, after an alpine ski, men's World Cup downhill race in Garmish Partenkirchen, Germany, Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati)

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) — Hannes Reichelt led the second Austrian sweep in as many weekends by winning a shortened World Cup downhill on the Kandahar slope on Saturday.

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Meyers Taylor, Garrett win 1st US women’s bobsled title

U.S. Elana Meyers Taylor, right, and Cherelle Garrett start during the women's bob competition at the Bob and Skeleton World Championships  in Winterberg, Germany, Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)

WINTERBERG, Germany (AP) — Elana Meyers Taylor and pusher Cherrelle Garrett beat three German crews to win the first World Championship title in the women’s bobsled for the United States on Saturday.

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Reichelt edges Jansrud in World Cup downhill training

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) — Hannes Reichelt was quickest again in the final training session Friday for a World Cup downhill on the demanding Kandahar slope.

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Germany’s Freund wins large hill ski jump at Nordic worlds

FALUN, Sweden (AP) — German ski jumper Severin Freund had the best score in both rounds to win the large hill event Thursday for his second gold medal of the Nordic skiing world championships.

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WWII bomb found near Borussia Dortmund stadium

DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — An unexploded World War II bomb has been discovered in the immediate vicinity of Borussia Dortmund’s stadium and authorities have evacuated the area.

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