Women's alpine skiing

United States' Mikaela Shiffrin stands in the fish Rea after winning an alpine ski, women's World Cup super-G, in Bansko, Bulgaria, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta)
March 06, 2020 - 2:18 pm
Mikaela Shiffrin’s chances of extending her three-year reign as overall champion took another hit when the alpine skiing World Cup Finals in Italy were canceled on Friday because of the virus outbreak. Shiffrin already lost her lead in the standings because of a month-long absence following the...
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A view of the course after an alpine ski, women's World Cup combined was canceled following a heavy snowfall, in La Thuile, Italy, Sunday, March 1, 2020. (AP Photo/Gabriele Facciotti)
March 01, 2020 - 7:24 am
LA THUILE, Italy (AP) — Federica Brignone has won the Alpine combined World Cup title on Sunday without clicking into her skis. And the Italian might end up winning the overall and giant slalom globes as well without any further racing this season. Heavy snowfall caused the cancellation of the...
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An AS Roma fan wears a sanitary mask as he watches the Italian Serie A soccer match between Roma and Lecce at the Olympic stadium in Rome, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020. Four Serie A matches were postponed in Northern Italy for concern on possible spreading of the COVID-19 viral illness. (Alfredo Falcone/LaPresse via AP)
February 24, 2020 - 5:09 pm
ROME (AP) — The Italian government is moving toward having soccer matches played behind closed doors in affected areas as authorities try to contain a spreading virus that has made northern Italy the focal point of the outbreak in Europe. Thursday’s Europa League match at San Siro between Inter...
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Switzerland's Lara Gut-Behrami celebrates at the finish area of an alpine ski, women's World Cup downhill, in Crans Montana, Switzerland, Friday, Feb. 21, 2020. (AP Photo/Gabriele Facciotti)
February 21, 2020 - 9:16 am
CRANS-MONTANA, Switzerland (AP) — In ski-crazy Switzerland, Lara Gut-Behrami's first World Cup victory in more than two years was quickly labeled “a resurrection” by broadcasters. The former teenage prodigy, an overall World Cup champion in 2016, led a 1-2 Swiss finish in a downhill race Friday on...
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Slovakian flags are being waved as Petra Vlhova celebrates winning an alpine ski, women's World Cup slalom in Kranjska Gora, Slovenia, Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020. (AP Photo/Pier Marco Tacca)
February 16, 2020 - 9:25 am
KRANJSKA GORA, Slovenia (AP) — Petra Vlhova won her third straight women’s World Cup slalom Sunday to overtake the absent Mikaela Shiffrin on the top of the discipline standings. Vlhova was more than nine-tenths off the lead in fourth place after the first run but posted the fastest time in a free-...
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Switzerland's Corinne Suter reacts in the finish area of an alpine ski, women's World Cup super G, in Garmish Partenkirchen, Germany, Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta)
February 09, 2020 - 8:06 am
GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) — A month ago Corinne Suter had not won a women's World Cup downhill or super-G race in her career, now the Swiss skier is leading the season standings in both disciplines. Suter got her first win in a super-G on Sunday, four weeks after winning her first...
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United States' Mikaela Shiffrin stands in the fish Rea after winning an alpine ski, women's World Cup super-G, in Bansko, Bulgaria, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta)
February 03, 2020 - 12:35 pm
Two-time Olympic champion skier Mikaela Shiffrin says her father, Jeff, has died. He was 65. “My family is heartbroken beyond comprehension about the unexpected passing of my kindhearted, loving, caring, patient, wonderful father,” the family posted on Shiffrin’s social media accounts. The U.S Ski...
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United States' Mikaela Shiffrin smiles as she gets to the finish area after completing an alpine ski, women's World Cup super-G, in Bansko, Bulgaria, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Pier Marco Tacca)
January 26, 2020 - 5:11 am
BANSKO, Bulgaria (AP) — Following three weeks without a win in her favorite technical events, Mikaela Shiffrin bounced back with two triumphs in speed races in three days. The three-time overall champion from the United States won a women’s World Cup super-G Sunday, two days after she won a...
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Italy's Elena Curtoni, center, winner of the alpine ski women's World Cup downhill, celebrates with second placed Italy's Marta Bassino, left, and third placed Italy's Federica Brignone, in Bansko, Bulgaria, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta)
January 25, 2020 - 8:20 am
BANSKO, Bulgaria (AP) — Elena Curtoni led an Italian sweep of the podium at a women’s World Cup downhill on Saturday for her first career victory, while Mikaela Shiffrin placed fourth. A late starter with bib No. 28, Curtoni benefited from improving visibility as the sun came out on the technically...
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United States' Mikaela Shiffrin smiles at the finish line during an alpine ski, women's World Cup downhill, in Bansko, Bulgaria, Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta)
January 24, 2020 - 10:21 am
BANSKO, Bulgaria (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin mastered a tricky course to win a women’s World Cup downhill Friday for her fifth victory of the season and first in 2020. The three-time overall champion from the United States was one third of a second off the lead at her second split but remained flawless...
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