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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Gut claims downhill in St. Moritz

Jan 25, 2015

Gut claims downhill in St. Moritz

Lara Gut of Switzerland profited from Lindsey Vonn’s bad luck to win a World Cup downhill on Saturday. In Vonn’s first start since setting the all-time World Cup wins record this week, her race unraveled when she hit a rut midway down the new ...