Posts Tagged Men’s skiing

Hirscher leads 1st run in Alta Badia; Ligety 7th

Ted Ligety, of  the United States, skies on his way to take second place during an alpine ski, men's World Cup giant slalom race, in Alta Badia, Italy, Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati)

ALTA BADIA, Italy (AP) — Ted Ligety needs some training.

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Norway edges Germany in Nordic combined team event

Germany's Fabian Riessle, left, and Norway's Joergen Graabak arrive in the finish area during the Nordic Combined World Cup team competition in Ramsau, Austria, on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014. Team Norway won the competition ahead of Germany. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)

RAMSAU, Austria (AP) — Norway won a Nordic combined World Cup team event after Joergen Graabak beat Germany’s Fabian Riessle by the length of a ski tip in the cross-country race on Saturday.

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Jansrud has an explanation for his speed domination

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 critics have attributed Kjetil Jansrud’s domination of speed skiing to the injuries to Aksel Lund Svindal, Bode Miller and Erik Guay.

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Norway’s Bjoergen, Gloeersen win in World Cup

Marit Bjoergen of Norway celebrates her victory during the women's 10 km skating competition at the Cross Country World Cup in Davos, Switzerland, Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014. The event has been moved from La Clusaz, France, due to lack of snow. (AP Photo/Keystone, Gian Ehrenzeller)

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Norway extended its dominance of the cross-country skiing World Cup with victories for Marit Bjoergen and Anders Gloeersen in distance races on Saturday.

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Germany’s Freitag wins ski jump World Cup event

ENGELBERG, Switzerland (AP) — Richard Freitag of Germany won a ski jump World Cup event on Saturday, rising from fourth place after the first round.

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