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Matt captures gold in slalom

Olympics / Winter Olympics / Alpine skiing Feb 23, 2014

Matt captures gold in slalom

An Austrian was the heavy favorite to capture the men's slalom on Saturday. Just not this Austrian. Mario Matt was a surprise winner as he became the oldest Alpine champion in Olympic history, edging pre-race favorite and teammate Marcel Hirscher. Leading after the first run, Matt ...

Shiffrin sets new mark with title

Olympics / Winter Olympics / Alpine skiing Feb 22, 2014

Shiffrin sets new mark with title

Alpine skiing Normally so composed, so in control, so not-very-teenlike on and off the slopes, Mikaela Shiffrin suddenly found herself in an awkward position halfway through the second leg of the Olympic slalom. Guilty, perhaps, of charging too hard as she swayed this way and that ...