Alpine skiing

FILE - In this Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018 file photo, Lindsey Vonn competes in the women's combined slalom at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Jeongseon, South Korea. Retirement hasn’t slowed down Lindsey Vonn. The all-time winningest female skier in World Cup history has found new adventures like cliff diving with boyfriend and NHL defenseman P.K. Subban, finishing her memoir set to be published next year and serving as an executive producer of a film with Robert Redford. Vonn’s never been one to sit back and take it easy. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno, File)
August 08, 2019 - 2:48 am
DENVER (AP) — Lindsey Vonn's certainly dived right into retirement — off a cliff and splashing into a lake feet first. That's one of the many post-racing adventures for the all-time winningest female skier in World Cup history. Never one to sit back, she's still going at top speed since competing...
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Colombia's Egan Bernal wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey celebrates on the podium after the twentieth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 59,5 kilometers (36,97 miles) with start in Albertville and finish in Val Thorens, France, Saturday, July 27, 2019. AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
July 27, 2019 - 1:34 pm
VAL THORENS, France (AP) — Perpetuating the tradition of great Colombian climbers, Egan Bernal left his mark on the Tour de France in the mountains. But unlike his flashy predecessors, he is also poised to win cycling's biggest race. At just 22. Bernal kept the yellow jersey Saturday after the last...
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France's Julian Alaphilippe wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey climbs the Galibier pass during the eighteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 208 kilometers (130 miles) with start in Embrun and finish in Valloire, France, Thursday, July 25, 2019. (AP Photo/ Christophe Ena)
July 25, 2019 - 1:51 pm
SAINT-MICHEL-DE-MAURIENNE, France (AP) — With the Alps spread like giant teeth in front of him and rivals speeding away, seeking to steal the precious yellow jersey off his shoulders, Julian Alaphilippe switched off the part of the brain that stops normal people from taking death-defying risks...
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Italy members of delegation cheer with Italian flags during the final presentation of the Milan-Cortina candidate cities the first day of the 134th Session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), at the SwissTech Convention Centre, in Lausanne, Switzerland, Monday, June 24, 2019. The host city of the 2026 Olympic Winter Games will be decided during the134th IOC Session. Stockholm-Are in Sweden and Milan-Cortina in Italy are the two candidate cities for the Olympic Winter Games 2026. (Laurent Gillieron/Keystone via AP)
June 24, 2019 - 12:29 pm
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the 2026 Olympics vote (all times local): 6:20 p.m. The Milan-Cortina bid won 47 votes in its successful bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics, with Stockholm-Are receiving 34 votes. There was one abstention. ___ 6 p.m. Italy will host the 2026 Winter...
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The new headquarters building of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), in Lausanne, Switzerland, Tuesday, June 18, 2019. The inauguration of the Olympic House will take place on June 23, during the celebration of Olympic Day. (Cyril Zingaro/Keystone via AP)
June 23, 2019 - 8:31 am
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — While the Winter Olympics still has issues attracting bidders, two candidates have stayed on Monday's ballot to pick the 2026 host. The contest is formally a choice between Milan-Cortina and Stockholm-Are. Effectively it is northern Italy against Sweden and Latvia as...
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May 15, 2019 - 6:42 am
MADRID (AP) — Retired American Alpine skier Lindsey Vonn has won Spain's Princess of Asturias award for sports. The judges said on announcing the prize Wednesday that Vonn "has throughout her career made extraordinary contributions to the world of sports." Vonn's achievements include a women's...
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Lindsey Vonn attends the NBC 2019/2020 Upfront at The Four Seasons New York on Monday, May 13, 2019. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
May 13, 2019 - 4:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Lindsey Vonn, the retired Alpine skiing champion, is ready to look back. Vonn's memoir, "Rise: My Story," will come next year, Dey Street Books announced Monday. Vonn will describe her "epic journey" from childhood in Minnesota to international fame; her achievements, including 82...
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FILE - In this Jan. 4, 2017 file photo, the pinnacles of the Duomo gothic cathedral are lit by the afternoon sun and backdropped by the new Business Center, in Milan, northern Italy. Italian Olympic Committee president Giovanni Malago has announced that he will lead the organizing committee if the Milan-Cortina d’Ampezzo bid wins next month’s vote to host the 2026 Winter Olympics. Malago’s announcement came hours after a massive police operation in the Milan area resulted in 43 arrests _ many of the public officials _ for alleged corruption in assigning public construction projects. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno, File)
May 07, 2019 - 8:34 am
ROME (AP) — Italian Olympic Committee president Giovanni Malago will lead the organizing committee if the Milan-Cortina d'Ampezzo bid wins next month's vote to host the 2026 Winter Games. Malago's announcement on Tuesday came hours after a massive police operation in the Milan area resulted in 43...
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March 30, 2019 - 9:55 am
NEWRY, Maine (AP) — The final event of the World Pro Ski Tour season is being held at Maine's Sunday River. Skiers from Maine to California have participated in three previous events in Colorado and New Hampshire before the finale on Saturday in Maine. This is the World Pro Ski Tour's third season...
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CORRECTS TO PARTS OF HIS PELVIS, AND NOT PELVIS AS ORIGINALLY SENT - In this February 2014 photo provided by Kathleen Walsh, Thomas Walsh and Mikaela Shiffrin pose in Sochi, Russia. Ten years ago, ski racer Thomas Walsh was diagnosed with cancer that ended up taking parts of his pelvis. By his side that day was Olympic champion Mikaela Shiffrin. She remains one of his biggest fans as Walsh rises through the ranks as a Paralympian. (Kathleen Walsh via AP)
March 28, 2019 - 1:12 pm
Ten years ago, Mikaela Shiffrin visited a friend and fellow ski racer in the hospital who was diagnosed with cancer. Thomas Walsh could barely sit up or eat and later had parts of his pelvis and lung removed due to the tumors. Shiffrin grew up skiing with Walsh, the two sharing a similar instructor...
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