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Final men’s alpine skiing races cancelled, Norway’s Kilde wins overall title

Thursday, March 12th, 2020
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The final races of the men's alpine skiing have been cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak, the International Skiing Federation (FIS) said on Thursday, meaning Norway's Aleksander Aamodt Kilde won the overall title.

Ski star Shiffrin loses title as final women’s World Cup races cancelled

Wednesday, March 11th, 2020
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The last races of the women's Alpine skiing World Cup season were cancelled Wednesday amid public health concerns related to the spread of the new coronavirus, handing Federica Brignone the overall title and denying Mikaela Shiffrin a chance to defend her crown.

World Cup skiing finals in Italy cancelled because of coronavirus

Friday, March 6th, 2020
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The Italian Winter Sports Federation was hoping to host the World Cup skiing finals, scheduled for March 18-22 in Cortina, Italy, without fans. But during an emergency International Ski Federation board meeting on Friday, every nation besides Italy voted to cancel the event due to coronavirus, the Italian federation said.

Mikaela Shiffrin returns to World Cup ski circuit amid family grief

Thursday, March 5th, 2020
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Mikaela Shiffrin is returning to the World Cup ski circuit in Europe, even though she might not be ready to race after a month-long absence following the death of her father.

From ‘pipe dream’ to 12-year career, Canadian alpine skier Dustin Cook retiring

Monday, March 2nd, 2020
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After 12 years on the Canadian national team, 31-year-old alpine skier Dustin Cook intends to make Sunday's super giant slalom in Kvitfjell, Norway, his swan song.

Alexis Pinturault dominates alpine combined race, wins World Cup season title

Sunday, March 1st, 2020
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Alexis Pinturault dominated the last men's World Cup Alpine combined race of the season on Sunday in Upper Austria to win his fourth career discipline title in style.

Federica Brignone takes Alpine combined season title after Sunday’s cancelled event

Sunday, March 1st, 2020
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Federica Brignone has won the Alpine combined World Cup title on Sunday without clicking into her skis. And the Italian might end up winning the overall and giant slalom globes as well without any further racing this season.

Austria’s Karl, Italy’s Felicetti tie for 1st place at snowboard World Cup

Saturday, February 29th, 2020
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Benjamin Karl of Austria and Mirko Felicetti of Italy tied for first place in parallel giant slalom on Saturday at a snowboarding World Cup.

Austrian skier Nina Ortlieb earns 1st World Cup victory in super-G

Saturday, February 29th, 2020
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Austrian skier Nina Ortlieb won the junior world title in super-G four years ago on Feb. 29, and she got her first career victory on the women's World Cup on Saturday, defeating Federica Brignone of Italy by one hundredth of a second.

Brignone wins alpine combined at Crans-Montana to top World Cup overall standings

Sunday, February 23rd, 2020
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Federica Brignone now leads the World Cup overall standings ahead of Mikaela Shiffrin after winning an alpine combined event on Sunday.