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Fog delays, shortens men’s World Cup downhill in Kitzbuehel

From left, second placed Dominik Paris, of Italy,first placed  Kjetil Jansrud, of Norway, and third placed Guillermo Fayed, of France, celebrate on podium at the end of an alpine ski, men's World Cup downhill race in Kitzbuehel, Austria, Sunday, Jan. 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta)

KITZBUEHEL, Austria (AP) — After winning a shortened version of the men’s World Cup downhill on the Streif course, Kjetil Jansrud was hugged by a Norwegian teammate who has come short on 10 attempts to win the classic race.

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Lara Gut wins World Cup downhill; Vonn 2 seconds back

Lara Gut speeds down the course on her way to win an alpine ski, women's World Cup downhill in St. Moritz, Switzerland, Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati)

ST. MORITZ, Switzerland (AP) — Lara Gut of Switzerland profited from Lindsey Vonn’s bad luck to win a World Cup downhill on Saturday.

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Pellegrino, Oeberg win cross-country World Cup sprints

RYBINSK, Russia (AP) — Italy’s Federico Pellegrino and Sweden’s Jennie Oeberg took advantage of a weakened field to win freestyle sprint races Saturday at a cross-country skiing World Cup meet.

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Prevc of Slovenia gets 1st ski jump World Cup win of season

SAPPORO, Japan (AP) — Peter Prevc of Slovenia earned his first ski jump World Cup win of the season on Saturday.

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Vonn stress-free and happy ahead of World Cup downhill

Lindsey Vonn, of United States, takes a jump during a training session for an alpine ski women's World Cup downhill event in St. Moritz, Switzerland, Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati)

ST. MORITZ, Switzerland (AP) — Skiing with less pressure after setting the all-time record for World Cup wins, Lindsey Vonn placed fifth in a downhill training run on Friday.

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