Vonn to miss Sochi Games

Jan 8, 2014

Vonn to miss Sochi Games

Less than two weeks after reconstructive right knee surgery in February 2013, Lindsey Vonn already was sounding a positive note, saying she was “really looking forward to Sochi” and defending her Olympic downhill gold medal. Along the way to the next Winter Games, though, ...

Dec 4, 2013

Vonn cleared for downhill training

Lindsey Vonn was Tuesday cleared to get back on a World Cup course for downhill training, the latest step as she works to return from a right knee injury and get ready for the Sochi Olympics. Now Vonn — and the rest of the ...

Vonn putting off knee surgery with Olympics looming

Dec 2, 2013

Vonn putting off knee surgery with Olympics looming

Lindsey Vonn is delaying further surgery on her right knee for as long as possible in hopes of skiing at the Sochi Olympics. Vonn partially tore one of her reconstructed knee ligaments during a crash in training two weeks ago at Copper Mountain. She ...

Nov 30, 2013

Vonn hits slopes

Lindsey Vonn is energized by her progress in recovering from a knee injury and might be in the starting gate next week in Canada. Vonn spoke with The Associated Press on Friday after three early super-G training runs. This was her first big test ...

Nov 30, 2013

Gut exhibits speed in downhill win

Lara Gut was faster than a field missing Lindsey Vonn. The Swiss star breezed to her second World Cup win of the season, taking the season-opening downhill Friday by holding off Tina Weirather of Liechtenstein by 0.47 seconds. Meanwhile, down the road in Vail, ...

Vonn unsure about Sochi chances

Nov 28, 2013

Vonn unsure about Sochi chances

Lindsey Vonn remains unsure just what effect her latest knee injury will have on her Sochi Olympic hopes. Asked in an interview on NBC’s “Today” show Wednesday whether she can put the kind of pressure on the knee she will need to train and ...

Vonn to skip next World Cup event

Nov 23, 2013

Vonn to skip next World Cup event

Lindsey Vonn will skip the World Cup races next week in Beaver Creek, Colo., as she recovers from a downhill training crash in which she partially tore one of the reconstructed ligaments in her surgically repaired right knee. The reigning Olympic downhill champion will ...

Vonn crashes while prepping for return to racing

Nov 20, 2013

Vonn crashes while prepping for return to racing

Reigning Olympic downhill champion Lindsey Vonn crashed Tuesday while training in Copper Mountain, Colorado, ahead of her planned return to racing following major knee surgery. U.S. Ski Team spokesman Tom Kelly said Vonn was taken down the hill on a sled, which he noted ...