Alpine skiing

FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2018, file photo, United States' Lindsey Vonn celebrates on the podium after winning an alpine ski, women's world Cup downhill race, in Garmisch Partenkirchen, Germany. Vonn is hoping to return from injury in January 2019 and resume her pursuit of the all-time World Cup wins record, according to the U.S. Ski Team's head coach. Olympic downhill champion Sofia Goggia is also hoping to return from injury in January. (AP Photo/Gabriele Facciotti, File)
December 16, 2018 - 6:37 pm
SELVA DI VAL GARDENA, Italy (AP) — Lindsey Vonn is hoping to return from injury next month and resume her pursuit of the all-time World Cup wins record, according to the U.S. Ski Team's head coach. "That's what we're hopeful for. That's the plan," Paul Kristofic told The Associated Press on Sunday...
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A rescue helicopter leaves with on board Switzerland's Marc Gisin after he crashed on the course during a men's World Cup downhill, in Val Gardena, Italy, Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati)
December 16, 2018 - 10:45 am
SELVA DI VAL GARDENA, Italy (AP) — The Swiss team says that "scans on the skull showed no serious injury" to Marc Gisin following his dramatic crash in a World Cup downhill but the skier does have several broken bones elsewhere on his body. A team statement Sunday says Gisin fractured several ribs...
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Austria's Marcel Hirscher speeds down the course during a men's World Cup Giant Slalom, in Alta Badia, Italy, Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati)
December 16, 2018 - 9:24 am
LA VILLA, Italy (AP) — Marcel Hirscher dominated to extend his record by winning the Alta Badia giant slalom for a sixth straight year Sunday and reclaimed the overall World Cup lead. Adding to his first-run advantage, Hirscher finished a massive 2.53 seconds ahead of Thomas Fanara of France, who...
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130Austria's Marcel Hirscher speeds down the course during a men's World Cup Giant Slalom, in Alta Badia, Italy, Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati)
December 16, 2018 - 6:06 am
LA VILLA, Italy (AP) — Seven-time defending overall World Cup champion Marcel Hirscher dominated the first run of the Alta Badia giant slalom Sunday. The Austrian led Matts Olsson of Sweden by 0.94 seconds with Marco Odermatt of Switzerland third, 1.00 behind, on the challenging Gran Risa course...
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A rescue helicopter leaves with on board Switzerland's Marc Gisin after he crashed on the course during a men's World Cup downhill, in Val Gardena, Italy, Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati)
December 15, 2018 - 12:16 pm
SELVA DI VAL GARDENA, Italy (AP) — Swiss skier Marc Gisin was hospitalized Saturday and is in "stable enough" condition to return to Switzerland for more tests following a nasty crash in a World Cup downhill. The 30-year-old Gisin lost control before a jump midway down Saturday, flew into the air...
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Norway's Aleksander Aamodt Kilde celebrates in the finish area after winning a men's World Cup downhill, in Val Gardena, Italy, Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta)
December 15, 2018 - 12:09 pm
SELVA DI VAL GARDENA, Italy (AP) — Norway's Aleksander Aamodt Kilde won by a large margin in a World Cup downhill Saturday that was marred by a nasty crash involving Swiss skier Marc Gisin. Gisin lost control before a jump midway down, flew into the air and landed awkwardly on his side and back...
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United States' Mikaela Shiffrin, right, competes alongside Slovakia's Petra Vlhova on her way to win a women's World Cup parallel slalom, in St. Moritz, Switzerland, Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta)
December 09, 2018 - 9:17 am
ST. MORITZ, Switzerland (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin won a World Cup event for the third time in eight days, beating Petra Vlhova in the head-to-head final of parallel slalom on Sunday. Shiffrin trailed midway down the course after clipping a gate, but led her Slovakian opponent through the final three...
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United States' Mikaela Shiffrin celebrates at the finish area of a women's World Cup super-G in St. Moritz, Switzerland, Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta)
December 08, 2018 - 10:20 am
ST. MORITZ, Switzerland (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin won a World Cup super-G on Saturday, confirming the slalom great's arrival as a pure speed racer and all-round threat. Shiffrin, who got her first career super-G win last weekend, was 0.28 seconds faster than Lara Gut-Behrami and 0.42 clear of third-...
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FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2015, file photo, Lindsey Vonn, of the United States, skis her way to victory during the women's World Cup super-G skiing event in Lake Louise, Alberta. Vonn is planning to come back for one more series of speed races at Lake Louise, Alberta, next season. On her new YouTube channel Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, Vonn said she would regret it for the "rest of my life" if she didn't push out of the starting gate one final time at Lake Louise. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
November 30, 2018 - 3:33 pm
Lindsey Vonn can't bring herself to say goodbye to ski racing without one final run at her favorite course. So she intends to extend her farewell tour into next season. The all-time winningest women's World Cup racer announced on her new YouTube channel Friday that she plans to come back for one...
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International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach delivers a speech during the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) general assembly in Tokyo Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
November 29, 2018 - 9:57 am
TOKYO (AP) — After finding it difficult to sell the 2026 Winter Olympics, the IOC finally has two countries that are all in: Sweden and Italy. It's Stockholm, the capital of Sweden and the self-described capital of Scandinavia, up against a joint Italian bid of Milan — a global fashion capital— and...
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