Women's skiing

FILE- In this March 14, 2018, file photo, United States' Lindsey Vonn reacts in the finish area completing a women's downhill at the alpine ski World Cup finals in Are, Sweden. Vonn will begin her season and her quest to become the all-time winningest ski racer in a few weeks in Lake Louise, Alberta, where she's won so many times. She's trying to enjoy the moment and not think too much about breaking Ingemar Stenmark's hallowed mark of 86 World Cup wins.(AP Photo/Marco Trovati, File)
November 09, 2018 - 4:18 pm
COPPER MOUNTAIN, Colo. (AP) — On her farewell tour, Lindsey Vonn vows to dine out even more with her American teammates , have an occasional glass of wine with longtime rivals/friends and take plenty of photos. One quick caveat, though, as she savors the sights and sounds during her last go-around...
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France's Tessa Worley celebrates during an alpine ski, women's World Cup giant slalom, in Soelden, Austria Saturday, Oct. 27,2018. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati)
October 27, 2018 - 10:06 am
SOELDEN, Austria (AP) — Tessa Worley mastered tough conditions to win the season-opening women's World Cup giant slalom on Saturday. While snowfall and low clouds limited visibility, the two-time world champion from France found the fastest way down the Rettenbach glacier in a sparkling final run...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, Austria's Marcel Hirscher competes during the men's giant slalom at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Hirscher’s preseason routines have been interrupted by the birth of his son, but he remains a strong favorite to win Alpine skiing’s overall World Cup for the eighth time this season, which starts upcoming Sunday Oct. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno, FILE)
October 26, 2018 - 2:23 pm
SOELDEN, Austria (AP) — Marcel Hirscher's offseason preparations have been seriously hindered for a second straight year. But few doubt it will affect the Austrian's chances of winning his eighth overall World Cup title in a row, with the new Alpine skiing season getting underway this weekend. Last...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018 file photo,United States' Mikaela Shiffrin smiles after competing in the women's combined slalom at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Jeongseon, South Korea. Turns out, even two-time World Cup overall champion Mikaela Shiffrin gets nervous in the start gate. It first struck her two years ago and hit her again before the Olympic slalom race last winter when she finished fourth. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, File)
October 11, 2018 - 3:04 am
On particularly stressful occasions, Mikaela Shiffrin can feel the anxiety build moments before her run. Her throat tightens, and her eyes water. Her suit feels way too tight, and her stomach churns. As a teenager, the two-time defending overall World Cup champion never experienced this level of...
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FILE -In this Wednesday, March 14, 2018, file photo, United States' Breezy Johnson speeds down the course during a women's downhill event at the alpine ski World Cup finals in Are, Sweden. Johnson will miss the 2018-19 World Cup season after suffering a torn ACL in her right knee during a training crash in Chile. (AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati, File)
September 13, 2018 - 12:18 pm
There was never a pop, any searing pain or signs of swelling in U.S. downhill ski racer Breezy Johnson's right knee. She even took a few more runs after her recent crash while training in Chile. That's what made the diagnosis so difficult to process: Torn ACL. Season over. Johnson had a list of...
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July 18, 2018 - 11:46 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Four University of New Mexico sports are facing the chopping block - including the highly regarded men's soccer program - under a series of recommendations made late Wednesday by university president Garnett S. Stokes and athletic director Eddie Nuñez. Beset by a fiscal...
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International Olympic Committee, IOC, President Thomas Bach from Germany, speaks prior to the opening of the International Olympic Committee, IOC, executive board meeting, in Lausanne, Switzerland, Wednesday, July 18, 2018. (Jean-Christophe Bott/Keystone via AP)
July 18, 2018 - 4:26 pm
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Planning for its next three Olympic Games on Wednesday, the IOC added seven medal events to the 2022 Beijing Winter Games, published a 2020 Tokyo Olympics schedule with no agreement on when to race swimming finals, and set a timetable to add new sports to the 2024 Paris...
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FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2015 file photo, USA men's ski team member Bode Miller participates in a news conference at the alpine skiing world championships in Beaver Creek, Colo. Authorities reported Monday, June 11, 2018, that Miller's 19-month-old daughter Emeline Miller died Sunday after paramedics pulled her from a swimming pool in Coto de Caza, Calif., Saturday. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)
June 12, 2018 - 7:47 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A woman frantically asks an emergency dispatcher to coach her on how to perform CPR during a 911 call as she and others desperately struggle in vain to save the life of Olympic skier Bode Miller's daughter after the toddler fell into a swimming pool. "Yes, hurry. HURRY," the...
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May 12, 2018 - 4:21 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Valentina Shevchenko would normally be glued to her television to watch UFC 224 on Saturday night, when bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes was set to defend her belt against Raquel Pennington. Turns out she won't be paying much attention at all. Instead, the top-ranked...
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April 06, 2018 - 2:24 pm
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