Women's alpine 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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FILE - In this Feb. 8, 1964, file photo, coach Bob Beattie, center, hugs skiers Billy Kidd, left, and Jimmy Huega after Kidd finished second and Huega, third, in the men's slalom competition at the Winter Olympics in Lizum, Austria. Beattie, a ski racing pioneer who helped launch the Alpine World Cup circuit more than 50 years ago, has died. He was 85. His son, Zeno, said Beattie died Sunday, April 1, 2018, in Fruita, Colorado, after dealing with health issues. (AP Photo/File)
April 02, 2018 - 3:49 pm
DENVER (AP) — The plaque that rested for years on ski icon Bob Beattie's desk was inscribed with a matter-of-fact motto: It can be done. An all-too-fitting mantra for the ski racing pioneer who helped launch the World Cup circuit more than 50 years ago and was part of the commentary crew that...
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March 18, 2018 - 3:36 pm
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March 17, 2018 - 12:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets have acquired the No. 3 overall pick in the NFL draft from the Indianapolis Colts, in an apparent bid to get one of the top quarterbacks available. The Jets say they are sending the Colts their first-rounder — No. 6 overall — along with two second-rounders this...
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March 17, 2018 - 10:28 am
NCAA TOURNAMENT History made as 16th seed ousts No. 1 seed UNDATED (AP) — The University of Maryland-Baltimore County has made basketball history. The UMBC Retrievers are the first No. 16 seed to beat a first seed following a 74-54 thrashing of Virginia. Senior guard Jairus Lyles poured in 23 of...
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United States's Mikaela Shiffrin holds the women's World Cup slalom discipline trophy, at the alpine ski World Cup finals in Are, Sweden, Saturday, March 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati)
March 17, 2018 - 9:16 am
ARE, Sweden (AP) — Overall champion Mikaela Shiffrin won her seventh slalom of the season at the World Cup finals on Saturday. Holding on to a commanding first-run lead, the American won by a massive 1.58 seconds over Wendy Holdener of Switzerland. Olympic slalom champion Frida Hansdotter of Sweden...
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