Posts Tagged Skiing

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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Fundraisers want $2.3 million to upgrade Birkie ski trails

CABLE, Wis. (AP) — Supporters of North America’s largest cross country ski race want to raise $2.3 million to renovate the trails where it’s held in northern Wisconsin.

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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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Lindsey Vonn wins super-G for 64th World Cup victory

Lindsey Vonn celebrates in the finish area after winning an alpine ski, women's World Cup super-G, in St. Moritz, Switzerland, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. Lindsey Vonn mastered a tricky super-G race on Sunday for a record-extending 64th World Cup victory. (AP Photo/Armando Trovati)

ST. MORITZ, Switzerland (AP) — Exceeding expectations in her comeback season, Lindsey Vonn now heads to her hometown world championships injury-free and winning races in style.

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Iraschko-Stolz wins 2nd straight women’s ski jump World Cup

OBERSTDORF, Germany (AP) — Austria’s Daniela Iraschko-Stolz defeated Olympic champion Carina Vogt of Germany in a ski jump World Cup for the second straight day to take the standings’ lead on Sunday.

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