Posts Tagged Men’s skiing

Neureuther leads 1st slalom run; Hirscher only 11th

Felix Neureuther, of Germany, competes during the first run of an alpine ski, men's World Cup slalom in Madonna di Campiglio, Italy, Monday, Dec. 22, 2014. Germans Felix Neureuther and Fritz Dopfer stood 1-2 following the opening run of a night slalom Monday, while three-time defending overall World Cup champion Marcel Hirscher was only 11th. (AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati)

MADONNA DI CAMPIGLIO, Italy (AP) — Felix Neureuther took advantage of soft snow conditions to win a World Cup slalom race Monday night and take the lead in the discipline standings from Austrian rival Marcel Hirscher, who was only seventh.

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Skiers have reservations over airbag safety system

Kjetil Jansrud, of Norway, skies on his way to victory in an alpine ski, men's World Cup Super-G in Val Gardena, Italy, Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Armando Trovati)

VAL GARDENA, Italy (AP) — Some skiers are concerned they will turn into the puffy “Michelin Man” when they are not supposed to.

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Koudelka edges Ammann for ski jump victory

Winner Roman Koudelka of the Czech Republic soars through the air during the men's ski jumping World Cup at the Titlisschanze in Engelberg, Switzerland, Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Keystone, Sigi Tischler)

ENGELBERG, Switzerland (AP) — Roman Koudelka edged four-time Olympic champion Simon Ammann for victory in a World Cup event Sunday on the Swiss veteran’s home hill.

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Koudelka edges Ammann for ski jump victory

Winner Roman Koudelka of the Czech Republic soars through the air during the men's ski jumping World Cup at the Titlisschanze in Engelberg, Switzerland, Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Keystone, Sigi Tischler)

ENGELBERG, Switzerland (AP) — Roman Koudelka edged four-time Olympic champion Simon Ammann for victory in a World Cup event Sunday on the Swiss veteran’s home hill.

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Bjoergen, Pellegrino win cross-country sprints

Federico Pellegrino of Italy celebrates his victory in the men's 1.3 km sprint final run at the Cross Country World Cup in Davos, Switzerland, Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014. The event has been moved from La Clusaz, France, due to lack of snow. (AP Photo/Keystone, Gian Ehrenzeller)

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Marit Bjoergen of Norway won her 84th career cross-country skiing World Cup event and Federico Pellegrino of Italy got his first in sprint races on Sunday.

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