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American Nyman fastest in World Cup downhill training

KVITFJELL, Norway (AP) — Steven Nyman of the United States was fastest in the final training session Friday for a World Cup downhill race.

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Tina Weirather fastest in World Cup downhill training

Lindsey Vonn, of United States, gets ready prior to the start of an alpine ski, women's World Cup downhill training session, in Garmisch Partenkirchen, Germany, Friday, March 6, 2015. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta)

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) — Tina Weirather of Liechtenstein has set the fastest time in the only training run for a women’s World Cup downhill, while Daniela Merighetti of Italy has crashed and broken a leg.

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Watabe wins Nordic combined, Frenzel takes overall title

LAHTI, Finland (AP) — Eric Frenzel of Germany won the Nordic combined World Cup season title for a third straight year by finishing 23rd in an event won by Akiro Watabe of Japan on Friday.

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Skier Lanzinger retires, 7 years after losing leg in crash

VIENNA (AP) — Former World Cup skier Matthias Lanzinger of Austria is retiring, seven years after he had his lower left leg amputated following a crash in a race in Norway.

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Guay won’t ski this World Cup season, will focus on rehab

MONT-TREMBLANT, Quebec (AP) — Canadian skier Erik Guay will remain sidelined for the World Cup season because of knee surgeries and will focus on making a full recovery for next season.

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