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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 ...

Watabe earns runner-up finish in Nordic combined event

Feb 10, 2017

Watabe earns runner-up finish in Nordic combined event

Akito Watabe narrowly missed out on his first win of the season on Friday, placing second in a World Cup individual Nordic combined event. Watabe, whose 134-meter attempt placed him second with 129.1 points after the ski jumping segment, led the 10-km cross country ...

Kramer captures 5,000m world speedskating title for eighth time

Feb 10, 2017

Kramer captures 5,000m world speedskating title for eighth time

Sven Kramer won his eighth world 5,000-meter title after a duel with Dutch countryman Jorrit Bergsma at the world single distances speedskating championships on the 2018 Olympic track on Thursday. Hardly outdone, compatriot Ireen Wust regained the 3,000 title from Martina Sablikova of the ...

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 ...

Guay captures super-G world title

Feb 8, 2017

Guay captures super-G world title

Erik Guay won the super-G title at the world championships on Wednesday as the veteran Canadians outdueled the favored Norwegians. The 35-year-old Guay earned his first victory in almost three years, beating Olympic super-G champion Kjetil Jansrud by 0.45 seconds. Norway seemed sure to ...