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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 around the course's gates, Shiffrin briefly ...

Hoefl-Riesch defends super-combined title

/ / Feb 10, 2014

Hoefl-Riesch defends super-combined title

Maria Hoefl-Riesch won her second straight Olympic super-combined title Monday, with downhill leader Julia Mancuso settling for bronze. Hoefl-Riesch was fifth fastest in the opening downhill leg, but her superior slalom skills gave her the gold at the finish. She is, after all, the defending ...