Posts Tagged Women’s sports

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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Svendsen, Domracheva win biathlon pursuits

POKLJUKA, Slovenia (AP) — Emil Hegle Svendsen of Norway won a men’s 12.5-kilometer pursuit race on Saturday to take the overall biathlon World Cup lead.

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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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No. 16 Oregon State women rally in 71-55 win over S Illinois

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Ruth Hamblin scored 16 points to lead No. 16 Oregon State to a 71-55 comeback win over Southern Illinois in the opening round of the New Orleans Shootout on Friday night.

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Latvia’s Melbardis, Dreiskens win bobsled race

Latvia's Oskars Melbardis, left, and Dauments Dreiskens celebrate their win in the men's World Cup two-man bobsled event, Friday, Dec. 19, 2014 in Calgary, Alberta.  (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jeff McIntosh)

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Latvia’s Oskars Melbardis and brakeman Daumants Dreiskens won the World Cup two-man bobsled race Friday night at Canada Olympic Park.

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