Monday, January 18, 2021

Shock win for Martin Cater, bib 41, at downhill opener in Val d’Isere

Long after most broadcasters had switched to other programs, unheralded No. 41 starter Martin Cater won the first downhill of the World Cup season...

Marta Bassino wins Courchevel giant slalom; Shiffrin 4th

Marta Bassino won her second straight World Cup giant slalom of the season on Saturday, and Mikaela Shiffrin placed fourth in her return to...

Swiss skier Mauro Caviezel gets 1st World Cup win at age 32; Ganong 4th

At age 32, Swiss skier Mauro Caviezel got the first win of his late-blooming career in a World Cup super-G on Saturday. Caviezel topped a...

Odermatt wins World Cup GS to end 10-year Swiss drought; Ford second

Marco Odermatt fulfilled his potential on Monday by becoming first Swiss skier to win a men's World Cup giant slalom in nearly 10 years. Ever...

Men’s World Cup in Italy moved to Monday amid heavy snowfall

The second men's World Cup giant slalom this weekend was postponed for a day and moved to Monday as heavy snowfall in the Italian...

Unlucky weekend in St. Moritz

The first weekend of women’s speed races was not a lucky one. A heavy rainfall covered most of the Alps with heavy snowfall and...

Zubcic wins snowy GS in Santa Caterina as Ford, Read earn top 10s

Used to training in bad weather, Filip Zubcic felt comfortable racing in dense snowfall in the Italian Alps on Saturday to win his second...

Heavy snowfall cancels women’s SG in St. Moritz

Heavy snowfall and strong winds in St. Moritz forced the cancellation of a women's super-G race in the Alpine skiing World Cup on Saturday. "All...

Pinturault beats out Kristofferen to take parallel win

Alexis Pinturault edged Henrik Kristoffersen in a floodlit men's World Cup parallel event on Friday for his 30th career win. The Frenchman built a lead...

In parallel debut, Moltzan 2nd; Vlhova takes 3rd-straight win

Petra Vlhova won her third World Cup race in six days Thursday, beating unheralded Paula Moltzan of the United States in a floodlit parallel...

Val d’Isere races moved to Italy

Two men's World Cup races scheduled in France next week were switched to Italy on Thursday because of a lack of snow. The International Ski...

Vlhova wins 2nd slalom in 2 days, Shriffin finishes 5th

With Mikaela Shiffrin working her way back onto the World Cup circuit after 10 months away, Petra Vlhova has kept their joined winning streak...

Shiffrin finishes runner-up to Vlhova in comeback race

Petra Vlhova held on to her opening-run lead to beat Mikaela Shiffrin on Saturday in a women's World Cup slalom that was the American's...

Aleksander Aamodt Kilde positive for COVID days after Soelden

The Norwegian federation has confirmed last season's overall champ, Aleksander Aamodt Kilde, tested positive for the coronavirus after returning to Norway just days after...

Norwegian Braathen opens season with career-first win

The Norwegian was fifth before posting the second fastest time in the decisive leg to finish ahead of Swiss duo Marco Odermatt and Gino Caviezel.

Bassino leads Brignone for Italian 1-2 in season-opening GS

Bassino held on to her first-run lead to beat her teammate and defending overall World Cup champion by 0.14 seconds.

In the nick of time, US Ski & Snowboard announces Soelden broadcast option

On Friday evening, just hours before the races were set to begin, U.S. Ski & Snowboard announced a broadcast plan for the Soelden opening...

World Cup heads into season full of questions

VIENNA (AP) — The usual jitters before alpine skiing’s World Cup season opener won’t be limited to the racers this weekend. Organizers, sponsors and fans...

Canadian Cowboy Manuel Osborne-Paradis retires from World Cup racing

CALGARY, Alta. — Three-time World Cup winner, Canadian Alpine Ski Team veteran Manuel Osborne-Paradis announced his retirement from competitive racing today. Osborne-Paradis, who landed on...

Shiffrin to skip Soelden opener, flying home

Mikaela Shiffrin postponed her return to World Cup skiing for at least another month on Friday, pulling out of next week's season-opening giant slalom in Austria with a back issue.

Missing home, Mikaela Shiffrin ponders skiing future

VIENNA (AP) — A year that turned Mikaela Shiffrin’s world upside down has left the American standout wondering how much time she has left...

The story behind the decision: Biesemeyer reflects on his ski racing career

On Thursday, Thomas “BZ” Biesemeyer announced he would be stepping away from the sport of ski racing. What's next? A lot of studying and the possibility to return to the sport at a later time.

Saalbach awarded 2025 FIS World Alpine Ski Championships

Earning 12 votes, Saalbach won the election ahead of Crans-Montana and Garmsich Partenkirchen, who each finished with one vote.

2020-21 World Cup calendar announced

These new calendars aim to provide a safe environment for athletes to compete and are based on the requirements to reduce numbers and costs for teams, organizers and stakeholders.

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