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Third placed Marcel Hirscher of Austria celebrates on the podium of an Alpine Skiing World Cup men's slalom, in Kranjska Gora, Slovenia, Sunday, March. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati)
March 10, 2019 - 6:22 am
KRANJSKA GORA, Slovenia (AP) — Marcel Hirscher wrapped up his eighth consecutive men's World Cup overall title on Sunday, one week before the season ends. The Austrian placed third in the penultimate slalom of the season, extending his lead to 509 points over second-place Alexis Pinturault of...
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Austria's Marcel Hirscher speeds down the course during an Alpine Skiing World Cup men's slalom, in Kranjska Gora, Slovenia, Sunday, March. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati)
March 10, 2019 - 5:35 am
KRANJSKA GORA, Slovenia (AP) — Marcel Hirscher has secured his eighth consecutive men's World Cup overall title on Sunday after placing third in the penultimate slalom of the season. The Austrian holds an insurmountable lead of 509 points over second-place Alexis Pinturault of France with four...
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United States' Mikaela Shiffrin celebrates after crossing the finish line to win an Alpine Skiing World Cup women's Slalom, in Spindleruv Mlyn, Czech Republic, Saturday, March. 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Marco Tacca)
March 09, 2019 - 5:41 am
SPINDLERUV MLYN, Czech Republic (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin won a women's World Cup slalom on Saturday for a record 15th victory of the season. No other skier, male or female, has won more than 14 races in a single campaign in the 53-year history of the World Cup. Shiffrin could further improve the...
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Slovakia's Petra Vlhova competes in the first run of an alpine ski, women's World Cup giant slalom, in Spindleruv Mlyn, Czech Republic, Friday, March. 8, 2019. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta)
March 08, 2019 - 2:36 am
SPINDLERUV MLYN, Austria (AP) — Petra Vlhova led a women's World Cup giant slalom by nearly a half-second after the opening run while overall champion Mikaela Shiffrin posted the fourth-fastest time on Friday. Vlhova lost time when she adjusted her race line early in her run but the Slovakian skier...
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Squaw Valley Ski Resort
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Matt Bigler
March 07, 2019 - 10:46 am
Good news for skiers and boarders: Squaw Valley Resort has extended its ski season into the summer.
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FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2019, file photo, United States' Mikaela Shiffrin competes on her way to win the women's slalom, at the alpine ski World Championships in Are, Sweden. Organizers say the women’s World Cup super-G race scheduled for Saturday in Sochi has been postponed by a day due to heavy snowfall. Weather conditions have played havoc with the first World Cup events in Sochi since the 2014 Winter Olympics. (AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati, File)
March 02, 2019 - 4:40 am
KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin clinched the World Cup overall title for the third straight year in "strange" circumstances after snowstorms prevented the women's super-G race in Sochi from going ahead on Saturday. The 23-year-old American skier — who had opted not to race this...
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Austrian Federal Police officers stand at the finish area of a men's cross country skiing 15km classic competition, at the Nordic Ski World Championships, in Seefeld, Austria, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. Austrian authorities say five elite athletes and four others have been arrested in doping raids in the country and neighboring Germany amid the Nordic skiing world championships. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
March 01, 2019 - 8:41 am
VIENNA (AP) — A police video showing Austrian skier Max Hauke apparently caught with a needle in his arm during a doping raid has led to consequences for the leaker. Austria's Federal Police Office said Friday the person who shared the video on a messaging app was "immediately removed from duty."...
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United States' Mikaela Shiffrin, center, winner of an alpine ski World Cup women's parallel slalom city event, celebrates on the podium with second-placed Germany's Christina Geiger, left, and third-placed Sweden's Anna Swenn Larsson, in Hammarbybacken, Stockholm, Sweden, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019. (Christine Olsson/TT via AP)
March 01, 2019 - 5:10 am
KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) — The second-to-last women's downhill of the World Cup season has been canceled in Russia after poor course conditions meant a mandatory training session was canceled for three straight days. Downhill's high speeds mean athletes can't be expected to race on a course...
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Austrian Federal Police officers stand at the finish area of a men's cross country skiing 15km classic competition, at the Nordic Ski World Championships, in Seefeld, Austria, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. Austrian authorities say five elite athletes and four others have been arrested in doping raids in the country and neighboring Germany amid the Nordic skiing world championships. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
February 27, 2019 - 8:12 am
SEEFELD, Austria (AP) — Five elite athletes and four others were arrested Wednesday in doping raids in Austria and Germany amid the Nordic skiing world championships. Austria's Federal Police Office said the raids targeted "a doping network operating worldwide" and focused on Seefeld, where the...
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Women Downhill winners pose on the podium, with from left, second placed Joana Haehlen of Switzerland, winner Sofia Goggia of Italy and third placed Lara Gut-Behrami of Switzerland, celebrate during the winner's ceremony after the women's Downhill race of the FIS Alpine Ski World Cup season in Crans-Montana, Switzerland, Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019. The results were corrected after problems with timekeeping, promoting Gut-Behrami from fourth to third place. (Jean-Christophe Bott/Keystone via AP)
February 26, 2019 - 10:47 am
GENEVA (AP) — Call it a case of bad timing, in Switzerland of all places. In a nation renowned for precision clocks and Alpine skiing, Swiss timekeepers of a World Cup race got things so wrong that the results of a women's downhill had to be altered three days after it was run — with two skiers...
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