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United States' Mikaela Shiffrin competes during an alpine ski, women's World Cup giant slalom, in Kronplatz, Italy, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati)
January 15, 2019 - 9:02 am
SAN VIGILIO DI MAREBBE, Italy (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin took advantage of a massive first-run lead to win a World Cup giant slalom on Tuesday and earn her 10th victory of the season. Having established a 1.39-second advantage in the opening leg on the steep Erta slope, Shiffrin finished a comfortable...
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First placed Austria's Marcel Hirscher celebrates at the finish area at the end of a ski World Cup men's slalom in Adelboden, Switzerland, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Gabriele Facciotti)
January 13, 2019 - 8:35 am
ADELBODEN, Switzerland (AP) — Once more in Marcel Hirscher's stellar career he was racing against Alpine skiing's history book Sunday. The Austrian great almost inevitably won a World Cup slalom to set a men's record on the 52-year circuit for most wins by one skier at a single venue. The...
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United States' Mikaela Shiffrin competes during an alpine ski, women's World Cup slalom in Flachau, Austria, Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta)
January 08, 2019 - 12:04 pm
FLACHAU, Austria (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin posted the fastest time in the opening run of a women's World Cup night slalom Tuesday, positioning herself for a record-equaling eighth consecutive win in the discipline. Racing in dense snowfall, the American two-time overall champion built a lead of 0.27...
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FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2018, file photo, United States' Lindsey Vonn celebrates on the podium after winning an alpine ski, women's world Cup downhill race, in Garmisch Partenkirchen, Germany. Lindsey Vonn is planning to return from injury this weekend, Jan. 12-13, 2019, for speed races in Austria, resuming her quest for the all-time record for World Cup wins. (AP Photo/Gabriele Facciotti, File)
January 07, 2019 - 1:01 pm
Lindsey Vonn is planning to return from injury this weekend for speed races in Austria, resuming her quest for the all-time record for World Cup wins. It will be her first ski races of the season after hurting her knee and sitting out six events. "I'm NOT done yet!!!," Vonn wrote Monday on...
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Austria's Marcel Hirscher, center, winner of an an alpine ski, men's World Cup slalom, poses with second placed France's Alexis Pinturault, left, and third placed Austria's Manuel Feller, in Zagreb, Croatia, Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta)
January 06, 2019 - 12:00 pm
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Marcel Hirscher returned to winning ways Sunday, triumphing in the first men's World Cup slalom of 2019 after he had missed the podium in the last two races. The seven-time overall champion trailed Austrian teammate Marco Schwarz after the opening leg but posted the fastest...
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United States' Mikaela Shiffrin celebrates after winning an alpine ski, women's World Cup slalom, in Zagreb, Croatia, Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta)
January 05, 2019 - 12:27 pm
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — In the rhythmic style of a dancer, Mikaela Shiffrin approached yet another record on Saturday. The American skier dominated the first women's World Cup slalom of 2019 to match her personal best winning streak in the discipline with seven straight victories. Rivals were awed...
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Coral singer in traditional costumes walk through the snow in Eglingen, southern Germany, Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019. (Thomas Warnack/dpa via AP)
January 05, 2019 - 11:54 am
BERLIN (AP) — Heavy snow caused travel chaos in parts of Germany and Austria as authorities closed roads and train routes because of avalanche danger and airports reported weather-related cancelations Saturday. Munich Airport, Germany's second biggest, said 120 flights were canceled and others were...
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United States' Mikaela Shiffrin celebrates after winning an Alpine ski, women's World Cup slalom in Semmering, Austria, Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018 (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta)
December 29, 2018 - 9:57 am
SEMMERING, Austria (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin capped the best year of her career by setting yet another milestone Saturday, overtaking one of her childhood idols to become the most successful female slalom skier in the 52-year history of the World Cup. In the last race of 2018, the American added her...
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Slovenia's Klemen Kosi not seen in the picture is carried by an helicopter to be transferred to an hospital after crashing during a ski World Cup Men's Downhill in Bormio, Italy, Friday, Dec.28, 2018. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati)
December 28, 2018 - 6:34 am
BORMIO, Italy (AP) — Slovenian skier Klemen Kosi has been airlifted by helicopter to a local hospital after crashing in a World Cup downhill. Kosi lost control toward the end of the physically demanding Stelvio course and tumbled through two layers of safety netting before coming to a stop. His...
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United States' Mikaela Shiffrin speeds down the course during an alpine ski, women's World Cup giant slalom in Semmering, Austria, Friday, Dec.28, 2018. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta)
December 28, 2018 - 4:56 am
SEMMERING, Austria (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin led a women's World Cup giant slalom Friday after a tight opening run with only six hundredths of a second separating the top four racers. The Olympic champion from the United States trailed then leader Stephanie Brunner by 0.15 at the final split time but...
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