ARE, Sweden (AP) — Marcel Hirscher was bitterly disappointed to discover he would not be skiing on his favorite French slope but going to the icy-cold Sweden mountains instead.
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HOCHFILZEN, Austria (AP) — Olympic pursuit champion Martin Fourcade of France shot flawlessly to win a biathlon World Cup event Sunday, while Kaisa Makarainen of Finland dominated the women’s pursuit for her third straight World Cup win.
GENEVA (AP) — Defending European champion Madrid was perhaps most impressive in the group stage with a perfect record, contributing six of the club’s current Spanish record streak of 20 straight wins.
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Elizaveta Tuktamysheva of Russia extended her lead with a personal best free skate to win the Grand Prix Final on Saturday.
HEERENVEEN, Netherlands (AP) — Heather Richardson equaled the Thialf oval track record to win a 1,000-meter speedskating World Cup race, beating American teammate Brittany Bowe into second place on Saturday.