Men's skiing

December 11, 2019 - 10:05 pm
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Efforts to revitalize traditional professional alpine ski racing are culminating in a network-televised world championship event planned for April 2020 at Taos Ski Valley in northern New Mexico , organizers said Wednesday. World Pro Ski Tour CEO Jon Franklin announced the...
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CORRECTS FROM TOMMY FORD TO TED LIGETY- United States' Ted Ligety skis during a men's World Cup giant slalom skiing race Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, in Beaver Creek, Colo. (AP Photo/John Locher)
December 08, 2019 - 4:12 pm
BEAVER CREEK, Colo. (AP) — Tommy Ford cruised across the finish line, glanced up at the scoreboard and immediately pumped his right glove. It was simply the start of the celebration as Ford earned his first career World Cup win. The American racer glided through the fog and the falling snow to...
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Switzerland's Beat Feuz reacts after his run during a men's World Cup downhill skiing race Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, in Beaver Creek, Colo. (AP Photo/John Locher)
December 07, 2019 - 5:05 pm
BEAVER CREEK, Colo. (AP) — For a second straight year, weather forced the relocation of the downhill start to a lower spot on the hill. Not hard to forecast the favorite from there — Beat Feuz. The Swiss racer won the Birds of Prey downhill event for the second straight season on a shortened course...
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Switzerland's Marco Odermatt reacts after finishing a Men's World Cup super-G skiing race Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, in Beaver Creek, Colo. (AP Photo/John Locher)
December 06, 2019 - 4:34 pm
BEAVER CREEK, Colo. (AP) — Marco Odermatt’s fellow racers watched from the top as he went too straight around one turn and nearly crossed his skis before another. They marveled at his ability to recover. They admired his capacity to stay composed. Above all: They know this 22-year-old from...
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Austria's Matthias Mayer reacts in the finish area following his run in the men's World Cup super-G ski race at Lake Louise, Alberta, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)
December 01, 2019 - 5:18 pm
LAKE LOUISE, Alberta (AP) — Olympic champion Matthias Mayer ended Dominik Paris’ victory streak to win the first World Cup super-G of the Alpine ski season on Sunday. Mayer raced down the sun-bathed Canadian course 0.40 seconds faster than Paris, who won the previous three super-G races last season...
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Thomas Dressen of Germany skis down the course during the men's World Cup downhill ski race in Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada, on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
November 30, 2019 - 5:44 pm
LAKE LOUISE, Alberta (AP) — In a stunning return from serious injury, Thomas Dressen won a World Cup downhill in his comeback race on Saturday. Dressen returned to action, wearing bib No. 13, exactly one year to the day after he blew out his right knee and dislocated a shoulder crashing at Beaver...
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France's Alexis Pinturault celebrates in the finish area winning an alpine ski, men's World Cup giant slalom in Soelden, Austria, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati) (AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati)
October 27, 2019 - 11:18 am
SOELDEN, Austria (AP) — Widely regarded a main candidate to succeed retired Marcel Hirscher as World Cup overall champion, Alexis Pinturault passed his first test with flying colors on Sunday. He beat teammate Mathieu Faivre to lead a French 1-2 finish in the World Cup season-opening giant slalom...
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October 25, 2019 - 7:37 pm
SOELDEN, Austria (AP) — The Alpine skiing World Cup is entering its most unpredictable season in many years. The retirement of Marcel Hirscher has opened up the fight for the overall championship again, with a handful of racers tipped as main candidates to succeed the record eight-time overall...
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FILE- In this Jan. 12, 2019, file photo, Ted Ligety, of the United States, competes during a ski World Cup men's Giant Slalom in Adelboden, Switzerland. The 35-year-old American has decided to reduce his workload this season and will only race in giant slalom.(AP Photo/Shinichiro Tanaka, File)
October 25, 2019 - 2:37 pm
SOELDEN, Austria (AP) — "Mr. GS" is becoming "Mr. GS only" this season. Finally feeling healthy again after years of hip and back issues, two-time Olympic champion Ted Ligety is reducing his workload. Gone are the days like last season, where he competed in eight giant slaloms, two Alpine combined...
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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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