Alpine Skiing

Resilient Svindal back on form and gunning for gold

Resilient Svindal back on form and gunning for gold

Published 12/01/2018

When Aksel Lund Svindal discovered that he would have to undergo knee surgery for the second time in a year, his reaction was simply: "Here we go again". [more…]

Alpine skiing: American Shiffrin wins fifth World Cup race in a row

Alpine skiing: American Shiffrin wins fifth World Cup race in a row

Published 09/01/2018

Alpine Skiing - FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup - Women's Slalom - Flachau, Austria - January 9, 2018 - Mikaela Shiffrin of the U.S. celebrates [more…]

Olympics: Speelman keeps Pyeongchang dream alive

Olympics: Speelman keeps Pyeongchang dream alive

Published 21/12/2017

South African Alpine Skier Sive Speelman poses for a photograph at training venue in Randburg, near Johannesburg, South Africa, December 21, 2017. REUTERS/Siphiwe SibekoJOHANNESBURG (Reuters) [more…]

Alpine skiing: Hirscher destroys field to win again in Alta Badia

Alpine skiing: Hirscher destroys field to win again in Alta Badia

Published 17/12/2017

Alpine Skiing - FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup - Men's Alpine Giant Slalom - Alta Badia, Italy - December 17, 2017 - Austria's Marcel Hirscher [more…]

Alpine skiing: Veith wins first race since injury, Vonn pulls out

Alpine skiing: Veith wins first race since injury, Vonn pulls out

Published 17/12/2017

Alpine Skiing - Women's Alpine Skiing World Cup Super G - Val d´Isere, France - December 16, 2017 Lindsey Vonn of the U.S. celebrates after [more…]

Alpine skiing: Jansrud wins first Super-G of season at Lake Louise

Alpine skiing: Jansrud wins first Super-G of season at Lake Louise

Published 27/11/2017

Nov 26, 2017- Lake Louise, Alberta, CAN- Kjetil Jansrud of Norway takes the podium in the finish area after his run during the men's Super [more…]

Alpine Skiing: Shiffrin tops Vlhova to win World Cup slalom title in Killington

Alpine Skiing: Shiffrin tops Vlhova to win World Cup slalom title in Killington

Published 26/11/2017

Nov 26, 2017- Killington, VT, USA- From left, Petra Vlhova of Slovakia (second), Mikaela Shiffrin of the United States (first), and Bernadette Schild of Austria [more…]

Alpine skiing: Vonn to start season on Saturday with giant slalom

Alpine skiing: Vonn to start season on Saturday with giant slalom

Published 27/10/2017

American skier Lindsey Vonn will compete in this weekend's season-opening World Cup giant slalom in Austria as she starts her competitive build-up to the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, she said on Thursday. [more…]

Alpine skiing: Worley wins her first globe, Myhrer wins men`s slalom

Alpine skiing: Worley wins her first globe, Myhrer wins men`s slalom

Published 19/03/2017

Mar 19, 2017- Aspen, CO, USA- Tessa Worley of France holds the crystal globe after the women's giant slalom alpine skiing race in the 2017 Audi FIS World Cup Finals at Aspen Mountain. Mandatory Credit: Michael Madrid-USA TODAY Sports

France's Tessa Worley clinched the women's giant slalom crystal globe at the World Cup finals on Sunday while Sweden's Andre Myhrer upset Austrian Marcel Hirscher to win the men's slalom race in Aspen, Colorado.

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Back in Venezuela, `world`s worst skier` proud of his performance

Back in Venezuela, `world`s worst skier` proud of his performance

Published 26/02/2017

Adrian Solano of Venezuela holds a press conference at the FIS Nordic Ski World Championships in Lahti, Finland February 24, 2017. Lehtikuva/Markku Ulander/via REUTERS

Venezuelan skier Adrian Solano may be the butt of the world’s jokes after hapless slips and falls in the Lahti Nordic World Ski Championships last week, but the 22-year-old cook who had never seen snow and practiced the sport on wheels is delighted with his “marvelous” adventure.

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