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Women’s slalom latest race postponed as wind blows away Olympic alpine schedule

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018
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Mikaela Shiffrin's quest for back-to-back Olympic slalom golds will have to wait after the women's event was postponed on Wednesday in Pyeongchang, South Korea due to weather.

Germany’s Dressen leads men’s alpine combined after downhill run

Monday, February 12th, 2018
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Making good use of the No. 1 starting bib before the wind whipped up, Germany's Thomas Dressen had the fastest downhill run in the men's alpine combined event at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, with the slalom portion still to come.

Women’s giant slalom postponed due to strong winds

Sunday, February 11th, 2018
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The women's giant slalom has been postponed because of strong wind, the second alpine race called off at the Olympics.

Men’s downhill postponed due to strong winds

Saturday, February 10th, 2018
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FIS Alpine announced that the men's downhill competition is postponed due to strong winds and will be rescheduled for next Wednesday.

Daredevil Lindsey Vonn taking no chances when it comes to germs

Friday, February 9th, 2018
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Known for her hard-charging style on skis, Lindsey Vonn is not taking any chances off the slopes.

Canada’s Osborne-Paradis posts fastest time in opening downhill training session

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018
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Canada's Manuel Osborne-Paradis posted the fastest time in the first Olympic downhill training session on Thursday.

Course conditions cancel training for pre-Olympic downhills

Friday, February 2nd, 2018
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Organizers called off another training session Friday for the last women's World Cup downhill races before next week's Olympics, one day after bad weather cancelled the first session in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany.

Olympic alpine team event for those without ‘chance to medal’ elsewhere

Thursday, February 1st, 2018
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Some of alpine skiing's top stars sound rather blase, if not completely dismissive, about the the addition of a team event as they prepare for next week's start to the Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.