Posts Tagged Women’s skiing

Norwegian great Marit Bjoergen wins her 14th world title

FALUN, Sweden (AP) — Norway easily won the women’s cross-country skiing relay on Thursday to give Marit Bjoergen her 14th career world championship title.

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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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