Men's skiing

FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, file photo, halfpipe skier Torin Yater-Wallace poses for a portrait at the U.S. team media summit in Park City, Utah. In spite of many obstacles in his life, Yater-Wallace is on the precipice of making another U.S. Olympic team. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
January 12, 2018 - 9:59 pm
Freestyle skier Torin Yater-Wallace has a simple picture in his mind: his family all together in South Korea for the Winter Olympics and watching him compete in the halfpipe. His journey there has been much more complicated. The family has been through so much over the years — from dad serving time...
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France's Victor Muffat-Jeandet celebrates at the finish line of an alpine ski, men's World Cup combined race, in Wengen, Switzerland, Friday, Jan.12, 2018. (AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati)
January 12, 2018 - 10:48 am
WENGEN, Switzerland (AP) — Showing yet again that good slalom beats good downhill in Alpine combined, Victor Muffat-Jeandet rose from 27th place to win a World Cup on Friday. The Frenchman got his first career win using the fastest run in slalom to finish 0.96 seconds ahead of Pavel Trikhichev of...
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Austria's Marcel Hirscher smiles in the finish area after winning an alpine ski, men's World Cup slalom in Adelboden, Switzerland, Sunday Jan. 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Gabriele Facciotti)
January 07, 2018 - 3:01 pm
ADELBODEN, Switzerland (AP) — Marcel Hirscher completed a perfect World Cup weekend by winning a slalom Sunday to extend the six-time defending overall champion's lead in the standings. Retaining his first-run lead, just as he did in Saturday's giant slalom, Hirscher was 0.13 seconds faster than...
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January 01, 2018 - 12:11 pm
OSLO, Norway (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin won a parallel slalom city event on Monday to match her childhood idol, Marlies Schild, with her 37th World Cup victory. Shiffrin pumped her fist violently after edging Swiss rival Wendy Holdener in the final of a race made complicated by fog and mist. Shiffrin...
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Italy's Dominik Paris gives his thumb up in the finish area of an alpine ski, men's World Cup downhill, in Bormio, Italy, Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati)
December 28, 2017 - 11:36 am
BORMIO, Italy (AP) — After a five-year absence, Dominik Paris rediscovered that winning feeling on the Stelvio downhill course. Returning to the site of his first World Cup victory, Paris dominated on home snow Thursday to end the season-long podium drought for Italy's men's team. "I've still got...
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United States's Mikaela Shiffrin celebrates in the finish area after winning an alpine ski, women's World Cup giant slalom in Courchevel, France, Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Gabriele Facciotti)
December 19, 2017 - 1:44 pm
COURCHEVEL, France (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin is getting more aggressive in defense of her World Cup and Olympic titles. The American won a World Cup giant slalom on Tuesday, her third victory of the season and 34th of her career — one more than U.S. men's great Bode Miller. This season, Shiffrin has...
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Austria's Marcel Hirscher celebrates in the finish area after completing the final run of an alpine ski, men's World Cup giant slalom in Alta Badia, Italy, Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati)
December 17, 2017 - 9:06 am
LA VILLA, Italy (AP) — Marcel Hirscher dominated both runs to take a record fifth straight win in the Alta Badia giant slalom on Sunday. The Austrian finished a massive 1.70 seconds ahead of Norwegian rival Henrik Kristoffersen, with Zan Kranjec of Slovenia 1.82 behind in third for his first podium...
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United States' Jared Goldberg competes during an alpine ski, men's World Cup downhill, in Val Gardena, Italy, Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati)
December 16, 2017 - 1:28 pm
SELVA DI VAL GARDENA, Italy (AP) — With the Pyeongchang Olympics less than two months away, a pair of young skiers who consider themselves "brothers" shook up the struggling U.S. downhill team on Saturday. Jared Goldberg finished a career-best ninth in the Saslong Classic downhill and teammate...
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FILE - In this Feb. 7, 2014 file photo Alexander Zubkov of Russia carries the national flag as he leads the team during the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. When the International Olympic Committee board prepares to vote Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017 on whether to ban Russia from February’s Winter Olympics, its members will decide the fate of numerous medals yet to be won. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, file)
December 03, 2017 - 12:26 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — When the International Olympic Committee board prepares to vote Tuesday on whether to ban Russia from February's Winter Olympics, its members will decide the fate of numerous medals yet to be won. If there's a blanket ban on Russia for its doping offenses at the 2014 Olympics — or...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting of his Security Council in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017. The meeting is focused on preparations for Putin's trip to a summit of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation leaders' meeting in Danang, Vietnam, later this week. (Alexei Druzhinin, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
November 09, 2017 - 10:55 am
MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin is suggesting that a recent flurry of Russian sports doping allegations could be an American attempt to interfere in next year's Russian presidential election. On Thursday, four Russian cross-country skiers were found guilty of doping at the 2014 Sochi...
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