More Sports / Winter Sports Nov 30, 2013

Gut exhibits speed in downhill win

Lara Gut was faster than a field missing Lindsey Vonn. The Swiss star breezed to her second World Cup win of the season, taking the season-opening downhill Friday by holding off Tina Weirather of Liechtenstein by 0.47 seconds. Meanwhile, down the road in Vail, Vonn was ...

Figure Skating Nov 28, 2013

Injured Takahashi won't compete in Grand Prix final

Daisuke Takahashi will miss the chance to defend his title at the upcoming Grand Prix Final in Fukuoka after sustaining a leg injury, the Japan Skating Federation announced Thursday. Takahashi, the 2010 world champion and Vancouver Olympic bronze medalist, hurt his right leg in practice ...

Vonn to skip next World Cup event

More Sports / Winter Sports Nov 23, 2013

Vonn to skip next World Cup event

Lindsey Vonn will skip the World Cup races next week in Beaver Creek, Colo., as she recovers from a downhill training crash in which she partially tore one of the reconstructed ligaments in her surgically repaired right knee. The reigning Olympic downhill champion will continue ...

Vonn crashes while prepping for return to racing

More Sports / Winter Sports Nov 20, 2013

Vonn crashes while prepping for return to racing

Reigning Olympic downhill champion Lindsey Vonn crashed Tuesday while training in Copper Mountain, Colorado, ahead of her planned return to racing following major knee surgery. U.S. Ski Team spokesman Tom Kelly said Vonn was taken down the hill on a sled, which he noted was ...

Figure Skating Nov 13, 2013

Ando, Kim to compete at Golden Spin

Miki Ando is set to compete against Olympic champion Kim Yu-na of South Korea at the Golden Spin of Zagreb next month after they were among entries announced by the Croatian skating federation on Wednesday. The Dec. 5 to 7 event is expected to be ...