Mar 17, 2016

Kilde captures super-G season title

Aleksander Aamodt Kilde won the season-long super-G title on Thursday after two of his challengers did not finish in the last race of the season at the World Cup finals. Five men were in contention for the crystal globe but Kilde finished second, 0.10 ...

World Cup leader Vonn out for season with injury

Mar 3, 2016

World Cup leader Vonn out for season with injury

A hairline fracture in her left knee didn’t deter Lindsey Vonn. Still, she raced. Three significant-sized fractures that could — if they became any worse — lead to surgery and possibly an end to her career? Now that got the attention of the all-time ...

Vonn hurts knee in super-G event

Feb 28, 2016

Vonn hurts knee in super-G event

Lindsey Vonn suffered a minor fracture in her left knee during a World Cup super-G crash in heavy snowfall Saturday but didn’t rule out her start in a combined event the next day. In a race delayed for three hours due to bad weather, ...

Gut retakes World Cup lead as Vonn crashes out

Feb 20, 2016

Gut retakes World Cup lead as Vonn crashes out

Lindsey Vonn was incensed after losing her ski and the World Cup lead in a tricky downhill Friday, frustrated and fuming over her equipment “My ski came off,” she said, underlining her anger with an expletive. Swiss rival Lara Gut won and moved 13 ...

Feb 5, 2016

Vonn miffed about course conditions

Lindsey Vonn left the finish area with plenty of complaints about the state of the Kandahar course and thinking she still had the fastest time in Thursday’s training for a World Cup downhill. Officially, she didn’t, because late starter Romane Miradoli of France beat ...

Svindal wins downhill after Mayer scare

Dec 20, 2015

Svindal wins downhill after Mayer scare

Aksel Lund Svindal won the classic Val Gardena downhill for the first time Saturday in a World Cup race that may be better remembered for a safety air bag inflating in the crash of Olympic champion Matthias Mayer. Svindal clocked 1 minute, 54.80 seconds ...

Vonn reigns again at Lake Louise

Dec 5, 2015

Vonn reigns again at Lake Louise

Lindsey Vonn caught an edge with her left ski and was certain she was crashing. Somehow, she recovered. The mistake hardly even slowed her down as the American standout was her dominant self on a hill that’s become like a second home. Vonn won ...

Gut takes spoils in Aspen

Nov 28, 2015

Gut takes spoils in Aspen

Mikaela Shiffrin had a big lead and was just a few turns from winning a World Cup race at home for the first time. Shiffrin could almost sense victory. The crowd, too. Even her competitors were basically resigned to her win. Suddenly, the American ...

Vonn playing it safe, won't race in opener

Oct 24, 2015

Vonn playing it safe, won't race in opener

Lindsey Vonn will skip Saturday’s first race of the Alpine skiing season as she doesn’t feel confident about the icy conditions on the race hill, 10 weeks after fracturing an ankle bone. The four-time overall World Cup champion returned successfully to training on skis ...