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Dominik Paris victorious in super-G at worlds

More Sports / Winter Sports Feb 7, 2019

Dominik Paris victorious in super-G at worlds

Dominik Paris crowned what was already a stellar season by winning the super-G at the world championships on Wednesday. Despite a few wild turns on the lower section of a technical course, the Italian finished 0.09 seconds ahead of Johan Clarey of France and Vincent ...

Ski jumping legend Matti Nykanen dies at 55

More Sports / Winter Sports Feb 5, 2019

Ski jumping legend Matti Nykanen dies at 55

Matti Nykanen, the four-time Olympic ski jumping champion whose personal life was affected by alcohol problems, has died. He was 55. Nykanen, who also won seven World Championship gold medals, died Sunday, the International Ski Federation (FIS) said. The cause of death was not immediately ...

Nao Kodaira wins 37th straight 500-meter race

More Sports / Winter Sports Feb 3, 2019

Nao Kodaira wins 37th straight 500-meter race

Olympic champion Nao Kodaira won the first of two women's 500-meter races at a World Cup round in Norway on Saturday to continue her two-year undefeated run over the distance. Kodaira, who won her 37th consecutive race in the 500, clocked 37.25 seconds at the ...

Lindsey Vonn moves up retirement

More Sports / Winter Sports Feb 2, 2019

Lindsey Vonn moves up retirement

Lindsey Vonn transcended her sport in a way only a handful of Olympic athletes could even imagine. She was about more than skiing. She was about more than medals. She was about more than winning. She was often in the spotlight, appearing in the pages ...