• Other nations shaking heads at US transgender toilet battle

    DUBLIN (AP) — Coming out as a transgender boy brought untold relief to Irish student Lucas Cross. After years of holding it in, he could finally start using the boys’ restrooms at school — because Ireland, like some other parts of the world, doesn’t make a federal issue about where children do their business.

  • Bostjan Kline earns 1st World Cup win in men’s downhill

    KVITFJELL, Norway (AP) — Bostjan Kline earned his first career World Cup victory on Friday in a men’s downhill, and Kjetil Jansrud finished third to move into the lead in the discipline standings.

  • Eric Guay fastest in downhill training, Hannes Reichelt 2nd

    KVITFJELL, Norway (AP) — Eric Guay posted the fastest time in World Cup downhill training on Thursday.

  • Avalanche in Arctic Norway tosses kids around, no injuries

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A resident in Arctic Norway says four adults and two children were inside a house when an avalanche hit, knocking the building off its foundations, but all managed to get out safely.

  • Sundby, Bjoergen win at cross-country ski World Cup

    OTEPAA, Estonia (AP) — Norway’s Martin Johnsrud Sundby and Marit Bjoergen won the men’s and women’s classic races in the cross-country ski World Cup on Sunday, underlining their status as gold medal contenders for the upcoming world championships.

  • Nilsson, Klaebo win cross-country ski World Cup sprints

    OTEPAA, Estonia (AP) — Stina Nilsson laid down a marker for the world championships with victory in a cross-country ski World Cup freestyle sprint on Saturday.

  • Dahlmeier leads Germany to relay gold for record 10th medal

    HOCHFILZEN, Austria (AP) — Laura Dahlmeier led Germany to the title in the women’s 4×6-kilometer relay on Friday, becoming the first biathlete to win a medal in 10 straight world championship races.