Posts Tagged Skiing

Norway’s Bjoergen, Gloeersen win in World Cup

Marit Bjoergen of Norway celebrates her victory during the women's 10 km skating competition at the Cross Country World Cup in Davos, Switzerland, Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014. The event has been moved from La Clusaz, France, due to lack of snow. (AP Photo/Keystone, Gian Ehrenzeller)

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Norway extended its dominance of the cross-country skiing World Cup with victories for Marit Bjoergen and Anders Gloeersen in distance races on Saturday.

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Germany’s Freitag wins ski jump World Cup event

ENGELBERG, Switzerland (AP) — Richard Freitag of Germany won a ski jump World Cup event on Saturday, rising from fourth place after the first round.

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Jansrud of Norway wins super-G in Val Gardena

Kjetil Jansrud, of Norway, center, winner of an alpine ski men's World Cup Super-G, celebrates on the podium with second placed Dominik Paris, of Italy, left, and third placed Hannes Reichelt, of Austria, in Val Gardena, Italy, Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati)

VAL GARDENA, Italy (AP) — Olympic champion Kjetil Jansrud extended his overall World Cup lead by winning a super-G by a comfortable margin Saturday after narrowly missing victory a day earlier.

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Vonn wins women’s World Cup downhill in France

Lindsey Vonn, of United States, celebrates on the finish area after winning an alpine ski women's World Cup downhill in Val d'Isere, France, Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta)

VAL D’ISERE, France (AP) — Just four races back into her skiing career, Lindsey Vonn is on the verge of World Cup history.

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Nyman wins Val Gardena downhill for 3rd time

Steven Nyman celebrates after winning an alpine ski, men's World Cup downhill, in Val Gardena, Italy, Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati)

VAL GARDENA, Italy (AP) — American racer Steven Nyman showed off his complete mastery of the Saslong course by winning a World Cup downhill at the classic venue on Friday for the third time.

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