Posts Tagged Skiing

Hansdotter leads Shiffrin after 1st run of WCup slalom

Mikaela Shiffrin, of the United States, poses for photographers as she holds the alpine ski, women's World Cup slalom discipline trophy, at the World Cup finals in Meribel, France, Saturday, March 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Armando Trovati)

MERIBEL, France (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin clinched her third straight World Cup slalom title in style Saturday with a victory at the season-ending finals.

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Kristoffersen leads men’s giant slalom at World Cup finals

Marcel Hirscher, of Austria, powers past a gate during the first run of an alpine ski, men's World Cup giant slalom race, at the World Cup finals in Meribel, France, Saturday, March 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Shinichiro Tanaka)

MERIBEL, France (AP) — Norwegian racer Henrik Kristoffersen won the men’s giant slalom race at the season-ending World Cup finals in convincing style Saturday, while Marcel Hirscher took a big step toward a record fourth straight overall title after placing fourth.

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Switzerland beats Sweden to win team event at ski finals

Anna Swenn-Larsson, left, of Sweden,  and Charlotte Chable, of Switzerland, compete during an alpine ski, World Cup team event at the World Cup finals, in Meribel, France, Friday, March 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta)

MERIBEL, France (AP) — Switzerland’s combined times gave it the edge over Sweden on Friday in the team event at the World Cup finals.

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