Women's 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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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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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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Mikaela Shiffrin responds to questions during a news interview Thursday, March 21, 2019, in New York. The 24-year-old American spent time in New York to celebrate an unprecedented 17 World Cup wins and her third straight overall title.(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
March 24, 2019 - 12:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin generally whizzes past mountain gates at 80 mph. She had a much harder time maneuvering through the crowd at Macy's. The 24-year-old skier arrived in Manhattan to celebrate the end of a record-setting season, which included an unprecedented 17 World Cup wins and her...
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United States' Mikaela Shiffrin holds the women's World Cup overall trophy at the alpine ski, World Cup finals in Soldeu, Andorra, Sunday, March 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati)
March 17, 2019 - 12:34 pm
SOLDEU, Andorra (AP) — Another race won, another crystal trophy earned, another World Cup record written by Mikaela Shiffrin in her historically great season. Shiffrin won a giant slalom Sunday to seal the season-long standings title and, shedding a few tears while sitting in the finish area,...
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United States' Mikaela Shiffrin holds the women's World Cup slalom discipline trophy at the alpine ski, World Cup finals in Soldeu, Andorra, Saturday, March 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Gabriele Facciotti)
March 16, 2019 - 10:54 am
SOLDEU, Andorra (AP) — Citius, altius, 40th. Embodying the Olympic motto in a World Cup slalom Saturday, Mikaela Shiffrin went faster in her second slalom run and higher in the World Cup all-time lists by being stronger than Wendy Holdener to win an intense duel. Shiffrin's 40th career victory in...
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United States' Mikaela Shiffrin holds the women's World Cup super G discipline trophy, at the alpine ski World Cup finals, in Soldeu, Andorra, Thursday, March 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Gabriele Facciotti)
March 14, 2019 - 3:37 pm
SOLDEU, Andorra (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin added yet another trophy to her record-breaking season at the World Cup Finals on Thursday. Unlike most of her other recent victories and titles, though, this one was unexpected. Shiffrin won the World Cup super-G season title for her 10th career crystal...
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