Posts Tagged 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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Goergl beats Fenninger to win WCup super-G; Vonn crashes

Elisabeth Goergl, of Austria, center, the winner, celebrates on podium with Anna Fenninger, of Austria, left, second placed and  Tina Maze, Slovenia, right, third placed after an alpine ski women's World Cup Super-G, in Val d'Isere, France, Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta)

VAL D’ISERE, France (AP) — American Lindsey Vonn’s bid for a record-equaling 62nd World Cup win will have to wait a little while longer.

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World Cup races canceled due to lack of snow

VIENNA (AP) — The International Ski Federation (FIS) has canceled women’s World Cup races in Semmering, Austria, next week because of a lack of snow.

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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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