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France's Worley regains giant slalom title at worlds

Feb 17, 2017

France's Worley regains giant slalom title at worlds

Tessa Worley regained her giant slalom title at the world ski championships on Thursday, holding off hard-charging Mikaela Shiffrin to take gold. Worley, the 2013 champion, finished 0.34 seconds ahead of Shiffrin, who was fastest in the second run as warm sunshine softened the ...

France claims team title at skiing worlds

Feb 14, 2017

France claims team title at skiing worlds

France edged Slovakia by just 0.08 seconds to win the team event at the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships on Tuesday. The final finished level at 2-2 after Alexis Pinturault and Mathieu Faivre won their races for the French, and Veronika Velez Zuzulova and ...

Feb 14, 2017

Gut awaits surgery on left knee

Switzerland’s Lara Gut is to undergo surgery on her left knee in the coming days, the Swiss team announced Tuesday. Gut, who won bronze in the super-G and was considered a top Swiss medal hope at the FIS Alpine Ski World Championships in St. ...

Stuhec takes downhill crown at worlds; Vonn third

Feb 12, 2017

Stuhec takes downhill crown at worlds; Vonn third

Ilka Stuhec of Slovenia is the new world champion in downhill while Lindsey Vonn took bronze trying to regain a title she last won in 2009. Stuhec confirmed her status as the favorite, finishing 0.40 seconds clear of surprise silver medalist Stephanie Venier of ...

Holdener wins combined gold

Feb 11, 2017

Holdener wins combined gold

On a bittersweet day for the home team at the world championships, Wendy Holdener led a 1-2 finish for Switzerland in the combined event and Lara Gut was airlifted from the course following a crash. Lindsey Vonn was fifth after a gutsy slalom run ...