Monday, April 19, 2021

Alexis Pinturault wins skiing’s World Cup overall title

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LENZERHEIDE, Switzerland - Rising to the moment on his 30th birthday, French skier Alexis Pinturault secured his first overall World Cup title on Saturday. Pinturault...

Hannes Reichelt calls it a career, set to forerun Thursday’s super G

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Austrian skier Hannes Reichelt kept winning races after returning from several severe knee and back injuries that hampered his career. The former world champion's latest...

Goggia, Feuz win WC downhill titles after races canceled

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LENZERHEIDE, Switzerland - Sofia Goggia and Beat Feuz became the World Cup downhill champions without needing to put on their skis Wednesday, when the...

Canceled World Cup downhill training leaves decisive races at risk

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LENZERHEIDE, Switzerland - World Cup downhill training runs were canceled because of difficult weather conditions on Tuesday, leaving a tight schedule to resolve the...

Schwarz takes WC slalom title in race won by Noël

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KRANJSKA GORA, Slovenia - Austrian skier Marco Schwarz locked up the men's World Cup slalom title Sunday, finishing seventh in a race won by...

Odermatt wins to take lead in GS standings

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KRANJSKA GORA, Slovenia - Marco Odermatt won a men's World Cup giant slalom on Saturday to go top of the discipline standings with one...

Vlhova leads Shiffrin in 1st run of slalom in Åre

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THIS IS A FIRST RUN STORY. READ SECOND RUN STORY HERE. ÅRE, SWEDEN - Petra Vlhova led rival skier Mikaela Shiffrin by nearly half...

Jasna officials refute accusations of foul play in Shiffrin start controversy

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Jasna World Cup technical delegate Bohumír Zeman insists that any conspiracy theories suggesting that Mikaela Shiffrin was intentionally held up at the start of...

Ivica Kostelić, Jan Hudec sound off on FIS, call for change

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Former Olympic and World Cup medallists Jan Hudec and Ivica Kostelić didn’t hold back the punches on a recent podcast when discussing athlete safety...

Shiffrin leads Vlhova after 1st run of World Cup GS

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THIS IS A FIRST RUN STORY. READ SECOND RUN STORY HERE. JASNA, Slovakia - Mikaela Shiffrin posted the fastest time in the opening run...

Shiffrin topples Vlhova on home turf to claim 45th slalom victory

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JASNA, Slovakia - Mikaela Shiffrin denied her Slovakian rival Petra Vlhova a home victory Saturday, winning the first World Cup slalom following the world...

Kriechmayr piles on Saalbach downhill win to world title

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SAALBACH-HINTERGLEMM, Austria - Vincent Kriechmayr ended his two-year-long victory drought in men's World Cup downhills by winning Saturday, three weeks after he took the...

Vlhova leads Shiffrin after 1st run in Jasna

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THIS IS A FIRST RUN STORY. READ SECOND RUN STORY HERE. JASNA, Slovakia - Petra Vlhova and Mikaela Shiffrin set up another showdown for...

Saalbach downhill race stopped because of fog

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SAALBACH-HINTERGLEMM, Austria - The first men's World Cup downhill following the world championships was stopped Friday because of fog after nine racers had completed their...

Faivre wins GS for his first World Cup victory in 4 years

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BANSKO, Bulgaria - Mathieu Faivre won a World Cup race for the first time in more than four years on Sunday, earning a pat...

Gut-Behrami locks up super G title in race marred by crashes

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MOENA, Italy - Swiss skier Lara Gut-Behrami locked up the World Cup super-G title in Val di Fassa on Sunday, finishing runner-up in a...

Gut-Behrami wins 2nd straight downhill, eyes season title

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MOENA, Italy - Lara Gut-Behrami let out a brief scream of joy and held up her right arm after crossing the finish, then nodded...

Zubcic wins GS to close gap on discipline leader Pinturault

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BANSKO, Bulgaria - Filip Zubcic won the first men's World Cup race after the skiing world championships Saturday to give new impetus to the...

Gut-Behrami wins DH, moves atop World Cup standings

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MOENA, Italy - Coming off a performance that included two golds and three medals overall at the skiing world championships, Lara Gut-Behrami now has...

Foss-Solevåg hands injury-hit Norway 2nd gold at ski worlds

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CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy - The Norwegian ski team arrived at the world championships without many of its injured stars. It left on Sunday with...

Austrian skier Pertl leads slalom at worlds

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THIS IS A FIRST-RUN STORY. READ SECOND-RUN STORY HERE. Austrian skier Adrian Pertl led the men's slalom at the world championships after the top 30...

Rebooted: Liensberger ends Shiffrin’s gold streak in slalom

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CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy - Mikaela Shiffrin had her winning streak in slalom at world championships ended by Katharina Liensberger on Saturday as the title...

Liensberger leads after 1st run, Shiffrin in 4th

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THIS IS A FIRST-RUN STORY. READ THE SECOND-RUN STORY HERE. Austrian skier Katharina Liensberger led the women’s slalom at the world championships after the top...

French skier Faivre says “not so easy to enjoy” GS gold

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CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy - Mathieu Faivre seemed somewhat uncomfortable during the winner's ceremony. Standing between the silver and bronze medalists after winning the giant slalom...

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