Archive for the ‘Sports/Olympics/Winter Sports/Alpine Skiing’ Category

Watch World Cup alpine skiing from Switzerland

Wednesday, February 20th, 2019
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Watch action from the women's World Cup alpine skiing event in Crans-Montana, Switzerland.

Shiffrin secures overall slalom title, ties another World Cup mark

Tuesday, February 19th, 2019
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?Mikaela Shiffrin wrapped up the season-long slalom World Cup title Tuesday in Stockholm, three days after winning her record fourth straight world title in the discipline. And she matched yet another record in the process.

Hirscher leads Austrian sweep of podium in slalom at ski worlds

Sunday, February 17th, 2019
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Marcel Hirscher led an Austrian clean sweep in the slalom by winning by 0.65 seconds for a record-tying seventh career gold medal at the alpine world championships in Are, Sweden, on Sunday.

Shiffrin fights through chest cold to win 4th straight world slalom gold

Saturday, February 16th, 2019
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?Mikaela Shiffrin fought through sickness to win an unprecedented fourth straight slalom title at the world championships in Are, Sweden. Canada's Laurence St.-Germain and Erin Mielzynski cracked the top 10, finishing sixth and 10th.

Kristoffersen topples Hirscher to win GS gold at ski worlds

Friday, February 15th, 2019
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Henrik Kristoffersen finally won a medal at the skiing world championships — and much to his own surprise it was gold. The Norwegian produced a brilliant second run to topple first-leg leader Alexis Pinturault and favorite Marcel Hirscher and win the giant slalom by 0.20 seconds on Friday.

Slovakia’s Petra Vlhova wins giant slalom, Shiffrin takes bronze

Thursday, February 14th, 2019
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Mikaela Shiffrin's careful planning didn't pay off in the giant slalom at the world championships as the American had to settle for a bronze medal behind winner Petra Vlhova of Slovakia. Vlhova, who is emerging as Shiffrin's big rival, finished 0.14 seconds ahead of Viktoria Rebensburg.

Switzerland beats rival Austria for gold in alpine team event

Tuesday, February 12th, 2019
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Switzerland has now won gold in all 11 events in the history of the Alpine skiing world championships.

P.K. Subban welcomes Lindsey Vonn home with GOAT-themed retirement gifts

Tuesday, February 12th, 2019
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P.K. Subban of the NHL's Nashville Predators has done his best to welcome home Lindsey Vonn and into retirement.

Frenchman Pinturault wins gold in Alpine combined at skiing worlds

Monday, February 11th, 2019
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Alexis Pinturault finally transferred his consistent winning form on the World Cup circuit into a gold medal at a major championship.

Lindsey Vonn wins bronze medal in the final race of her career

Sunday, February 10th, 2019
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Five days after crashing in super-G, Lindsey Vonn bounced back to win the bronze medal in the world championship downhill Sunday in Are, Sweden, in the final race of her career.