Women's alpine skiing

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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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/Alessandro Trovati)
March 14, 2019 - 8:25 am
SOLDEU, Andorra (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin won the World Cup super-G title for her 10th career crystal globe, and Dominik Paris secured the men's title by winning the season-ending race at the World Cup Finals on Thursday. Both skiers won super-G titles at the world championships five weeks ago, but...
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Third placed Marcel Hirscher of Austria celebrates on the podium of an Alpine Skiing World Cup men's slalom, in Kranjska Gora, Slovenia, Sunday, March. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati)
March 10, 2019 - 10:14 am
KRANJSKA GORA, Slovenia (AP) — After wrapping up his eighth consecutive men's World Cup overall title on Sunday, Marcel Hirscher hinted that there might not be a ninth. The Austrian considered calling it a career after competing in two more races at next week's World Cup Finals in Andorra. "It...
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Austria's Marcel Hirscher speeds down the course during an Alpine Skiing World Cup men's slalom, in Kranjska Gora, Slovenia, Sunday, March. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati)
March 10, 2019 - 8:35 am
KRANJSKA GORA, Slovenia (AP) — Marcel Hirscher has secured his eighth consecutive men's World Cup overall title on Sunday after placing third in the penultimate slalom of the season. The Austrian holds an insurmountable lead of 509 points over second-place Alexis Pinturault of France with four...
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United States' Mikaela Shiffrin celebrates after winning an Alpine Skiing World Cup women's Slalom, in Spindleruv Mlyn, Czech Republic, Saturday, March. 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Marco Tacca)
March 09, 2019 - 9:28 am
SPINDLERUV MLYN, Czech Republic (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin set yet another milestone on Saturday, clinching a record 15th World Cup victory of the season. Returning to the resort where she started her World Cup career at the age of 15 in 2011, Shiffrin dominated the last slalom before next week's...
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