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 ...

Stuhec maintains lead in women's downhill training

Feb 9, 2017

Stuhec maintains lead in women's downhill training

Slovenia’s Ilka Stuhec topped women’s downhill training for a second successive day at the FIS Alpine Skiing World Championships on Thursday. Stuhec, who leads the World Cup downhill standings and has won five races this season, including three downhills and a super-G, clocked 1 ...

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 ...