Women's alpine skiing

United States' Mikaela Shiffrin smiles after finishing third in the women's giant slalom, at the alpine ski World Championships in Are, Sweden, Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati)
February 14, 2019 - 1:23 pm
ARE, Sweden (AP) — The Latest from the skiing world championships (all times local): ___ 7:15 p.m. Mikaela Shiffrin says it is "awesome" to win bronze in the giant slalom for her sixth medal at a world championships. After winning the super-G on the opening day of competition, the 23-year-old...
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United States' Mikaela Shiffrin, center, shows her gold medal of the women's super-G, flanked by silver medallist Italy's Sofia Goggia, left, and bronze medal's Switzerland's Corinne Suter, at the alpine ski World Championships in Are, Sweden, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Gabriele Facciotti)
February 14, 2019 - 6:58 am
ARE, Sweden (AP) — Wind and rain could affect the women's giant slalom at the world championships. The first run is slated to start at 2:15 p.m. (1315 GMT) and the second run at 5:45 p.m. (1645 GMT). Amid unseasonably warm weather in the Swedish resort of Are, it was raining on the course 90...
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United States' Lindsey Vonn poses with her career's medals in the finish area after the women's downhill race, at the alpine ski World Championships in Are, Sweden, Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati)
February 13, 2019 - 7:06 am
ARE, Sweden (AP) — It was a telling sign that in Lindsey Vonn's last race there was only one other American skier competing. Two days later, the U.S. couldn't even enter a squad for the team event at the world championships because it didn't have enough skiers available. And as for the men's slalom...
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Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse reacts to a call during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the New York Knicks, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
February 12, 2019 - 3:02 pm
Toronto Raptors coach Nick Nurse says a handful of deals at the trade deadline could tip the NBA's balance of power to the already-tough Eastern Conference. Toronto added Marc Gasol to counter moves sending Nikola Mirotic to Milwaukee and Tobias Harris to Philadelphia. But because of the schedule,...
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Mikaela Shiffrin of the United States, gold medal, celebrates during the flower ceremony after the women Super-G race at the 2019 FIS Alpine Skiing World Championships in Are, Sweden Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. (Jean-Christophe Bott/Keystone via AP)
February 12, 2019 - 12:19 pm
ARE, Sweden (AP) — During her inexorable rise to someday becoming the most successful Alpine skier in history, Mikaela Shiffrin has been shooting some admiring glances at another young female athlete excelling at her chosen sport. And she, too, is emerging from the shadow of an all-time great. "...
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France's Alexis Pinturault speeds down the course during the slalom portion of the men's combined competition, at the alpine ski World Championships in Are, Sweden, Monday, Feb. 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Gabriele Facciotti)
February 11, 2019 - 1:06 pm
ARE, Sweden (AP) — With the Alpine combined possibly getting axed from major skiing championships, Alexis Pinturault had one final chance to assert his long-time dominance of the event. He didn't waste it. The French skier produced the second-fastest slalom leg to rise from 24th place after the...
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Italy's Dominik Paris speeds down the course during the slalom portion of the men's combined competition, at the alpine ski World Championships in Are, Sweden, Monday, Feb. 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati)
February 11, 2019 - 12:03 pm
ARE, Sweden (AP) — The Latest from the skiing world championships (all times local): ___ 5:55 p.m. Chilean skier Henrik von Appen appears to have avoided a serious injury after his crash in the Alpine combined at the world championships. Von Appen could be heard screaming loudly after skidding on...
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Third placed United States' Lindsey Vonn poses during the medal ceremony for the women's downhill race at the alpine ski World Championships in Are, Sweden, Sunday, Feb.10, 2019. (AP Photo/Gabriele Facciotti)
February 11, 2019 - 5:26 am
ARE, Sweden (AP) — The post-Lindsey Vonn era begins with the men's Alpine combined at the skiing world championships. Vonn was scheduled to leave Sweden on Monday to begin a new chapter in her life — a day after winning a bronze medal in the downhill in the final race of her career. Her absence...
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Third placed United States' Lindsey Vonn poses during the medal ceremony for the women's downhill race at the alpine ski World Championships in Are, Sweden, Sunday, Feb.10, 2019. (AP Photo/Gabriele Facciotti)
February 11, 2019 - 2:11 am
Lindsey Vonn just wanted to win. Win every time she put on skis. Win more than any other female ski racer before her. Win no matter how much she hurt or how much the eventual cost would be to her body. That might be why Vonn was so perplexed the other day when heir apparent Mikaela Shiffrin — who...
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Lindsey Vonn of the United States celebrates with the dog Lucy after the flower ceremony of the women downhill race at the 2019 FIS Alpine Skiing World Championships in Are, Sweden Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019. (Jean-Christophe Bott/Keystone via AP)
February 10, 2019 - 12:53 pm
The temperature: absolutely freezing. The time: barely after sunrise. The place: the bottom of a training hill in Vail, Colorado, waiting for Lindsey Vonn to finish a few runs to test her surgically repaired knee just before the 2014 Sochi Games — an Olympics she ended up missing because of that...
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