Posts Tagged Skiing

A sluggish start for Tiger Woods in Phoenix

Tiger Woods hits out of the rough on the 11th hole during the first round of the Phoenix Open golf tournament, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Four holes into his first tournament of the year, Tiger Woods already was 4-over par and 10 shots out of the lead in the Phoenix Open.

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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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