Women's alpine skiing

United States' Mikaela Shiffrin reacts in the finish area after winning a ski World Cup women's Giant Slalom race, in Courchevel, France, Friday, Dec. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta)
December 21, 2018 - 6:09 am
COURCHEVEL, France (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin appears unstoppable. The 23-year-old American won a giant slalom Friday for her 49th career World Cup victory as she continued her march to a third straight season-long overall title. It was a fourth successive win for Shiffrin who sat out the races in Val...
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Slovenia's Ilka Stuhec competes during a ski World Cup Women's Downhill, in Val Gardena, Italy, Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati)
December 18, 2018 - 6:52 am
SELVA DI VAL GARDENA, Italy (AP) — It was just about a year ago when Ilka Stuhec gave up on her dream of competing at the Pyeongchang Olympics. Coming off a career season that included a gold medal in the downhill at the world championships and the season-long World Cup downhill title, Stuhec...
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Czech Republic's Ester Ledecka speeds down the course during the training of a women's World Cup Downhill, in Val Gardena, Italy, Monday, Dec. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati)
December 17, 2018 - 8:25 am
SELVA DI VAL GARDENA, Italy (AP) — The skier-snowboarder who stunned just about everyone by winning the Olympic super-G in February is finding her groove again. Ester Ledecka led the second training session for a World Cup downhill by a comfortable margin Monday — two days after winning a parallel...
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A rescue helicopter leaves with on board Switzerland's Marc Gisin after he crashed on the course during a men's World Cup downhill, in Val Gardena, Italy, Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati)
December 16, 2018 - 7:45 am
SELVA DI VAL GARDENA, Italy (AP) — The Swiss team says that "scans on the skull showed no serious injury" to Marc Gisin following his dramatic crash in a World Cup downhill but the skier does have several broken bones elsewhere on his body. A team statement Sunday says Gisin fractured several ribs...
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A rescue helicopter leaves with on board Switzerland's Marc Gisin after he crashed on the course during a men's World Cup downhill, in Val Gardena, Italy, Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati)
December 15, 2018 - 9:16 am
SELVA DI VAL GARDENA, Italy (AP) — Swiss skier Marc Gisin was hospitalized Saturday and is in "stable enough" condition to return to Switzerland for more tests following a nasty crash in a World Cup downhill. The 30-year-old Gisin lost control before a jump midway down Saturday, flew into the air...
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United States' Mikaela Shiffrin celebrates at the finish area of a women's World Cup super-G in St. Moritz, Switzerland, Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta)
December 08, 2018 - 7:20 am
ST. MORITZ, Switzerland (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin won a World Cup super-G on Saturday, confirming the slalom great's arrival as a pure speed racer and all-round threat. Shiffrin, who got her first career super-G win last weekend, was 0.28 seconds faster than Lara Gut-Behrami and 0.42 clear of third-...
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Austria's Nicole Schmidhofer reacts in the finish area following her run in the women's World Cup downhill ski race in Lake Louise, Alberta on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)
December 01, 2018 - 3:39 pm
LAKE LOUISE, Alberta (AP) — Two days ago, Austrian racer Nicole Schmidhofer had no World Cup wins. Now, she can't lose. Schmidhofer captured a second straight downhill Saturday with an even faster run. She finished in 1 minute, 47.68 seconds to hold off teammate Cornelia Huetter by 0.44 seconds...
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Italy's Federica Brignone celebrates after winning the alpine ski, women's World Cup giant slalom in Killington, Vt., Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018. Brunner finished in third place. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
November 24, 2018 - 1:40 pm
KILLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Three months ago, Federica Brignone of Italy was on crutches after hurting her left knee in a training crash. It didn't take her long to get back up to speed. Brignone won a giant slalom for her ninth career World Cup victory Saturday, with Mikaela Shiffrin taking fourth as...
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