Posts Tagged Skiing

German police help passport-less Vonn travel to Bulgaria

Lindsey Vonn, of the United States, stands after failing to complete the course during an alpine ski, women's World Cup giant slalom event, in Maribor, Slovenia, Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati)

MUNICH (AP) — German police say they helped American skier Lindsey Vonn get to Bulgaria for a World Cup event after she forgot her passport in Austria.

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Olsson of Sweden wins 15K freestyle race at Nordic worlds

FALUN, Sweden (AP) — Johan Olsson of Sweden won the men’s 15-kilometer freestyle race Wednesday for his second career cross-country skiing world championship title.

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Former downhill world champion Marion Rolland retires

PARIS (AP) — France’s former downhill world champion Marion Rolland is retiring after sustaining serious knee injuries over the past two years.

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Germany wins mixed team ski jump event at worlds

Germany's teammates Richard Freitag, from left,  Severin Freund,  Katharina Althaus and  Carina Vogt celebrate after winning the Mixed Team Ski Jumping competition at the Nordic Skiing World Championships in Falun, Sweden, Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

FALUN, Sweden (AP) — Severin Freund helped Germany win the mixed team ski jump event at the Nordic skiing world championships Sunday by doing just enough in the final round to hold off Norway.

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Norway dominates team sprint events at Nordic worlds

Norway's Petter Jr. Northug , right, and Norway's Finn Haagen Krogh celebrate after the Cross Country Team Sprint final at the Nordic Skiing World Championships in Falun, Sweden, Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

FALUN, Sweden (AP) — Norway showcased its cross-country skiing supremacy by dominating the team sprint races Sunday at the Nordic skiing world championships.

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