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

Val Grenier wins Canadian women’s giant slalom title on hometown hill

Sunday, March 26th, 2017
Switzerland Alpine Skiing World Cup

Valerie Grenier won the Canadian women's giant slalom title on Sunday on her hometown hill. The native of Mont-Tremblant, Que., led after the first run and put down a solid second run to win with a combined time of two minutes, 16 seconds.

Tessa Worley holds on for Crystal Globe at alpine World Cup finals

Sunday, March 19th, 2017

Federica Brignone led an Italian sweep in the giant slalom at the alpine World Cup Finals on Sunday in Aspen, Colo., as Tessa Worley of France held on for her first crystal globe.

Mikaela Shiffrin clinches overall title with rival skipping slalom in Aspen

Friday, March 17th, 2017

Mikaela Shiffrin will clinch the overall World Cup title before even racing during World Cup Finals after Ilka Stuhec and her coach said the Slovenian skier won't compete in the slalom.

‘Old man’ Reichelt schools the kids in winning men’s super-G

Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Hannes Reichelt of Austria became the second-oldest racer to win a super-G as he cruised through a challenging course virtually mistake-free Thursday at the World Cup Finals.

Liechtenstein’s Weirather wins super-G title at World Cup Finals

Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Tina Weirather of Liechtenstein turned in a smooth run to win a World Cup race Thursday at World Cup Finals and overtake Slovenia's Ilka Stuhec for the super-G crown.

Alpine skiing: World Cup finals

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017
Andorra Alpine Skiing World Cup

Watch live coverage of alpine skiing's World Cup finals, featuring the men's and women's downhills on Wednesday starting at 11:30 a.m. ET.

World Cup alpine skiing: Women’s giant slalom

Thursday, March 9th, 2017

The alpine skiing World Cup season continues with the women's giant slalom in California's Squaw Valley.

Overall World Cup winner Hirscher wraps up 4th slalom title

Sunday, March 5th, 2017
Slovenia Alpine Skiing World Cup

Overall World Cup champion Marcel Hirscher wrapped up his fourth slalom title Sunday with Austrian compatriot Michael Matt winning the penultimate race of the season. Hirscher's fourth-place finish, 0.80 seconds behind Matt, was enough for the 28-year-old to take his third globe of the weekend after his only rival, Henrik Kristoffersen, failed to qualify for the second run.

Goggia edges Vonn for 2nd day on 2018 Olympic course

Saturday, March 4th, 2017

Sofia Goggia edged Lindsey Vonn into second place at a World Cup event for the second time in two days, winning the Super-G at the 2018 Olympic course on Sunday to follow her victory in the downhill.

Marcel Hirscher writes himself into history books with giant slalom victory

Saturday, March 4th, 2017

Marcel Hirscher stunned the world of Alpine skiing by locking up an unprecedented sixth straight overall World Cup title on Saturday.