Alpine skiing

Third placed Marcel Hirscher of Austria celebrates on the podium of an Alpine Skiing World Cup men's slalom, in Kranjska Gora, Slovenia, Sunday, March. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati)
March 10, 2019 - 9:14 am
KRANJSKA GORA, Slovenia (AP) — After wrapping up his eighth consecutive men's World Cup overall title on Sunday, Marcel Hirscher hinted that there might not be a ninth. The Austrian considered calling it a career after competing in two more races at next week's World Cup Finals in Andorra. "It...
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Austria's Marcel Hirscher speeds down the course during an Alpine Skiing World Cup men's slalom, in Kranjska Gora, Slovenia, Sunday, March. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati)
March 10, 2019 - 7:35 am
KRANJSKA GORA, Slovenia (AP) — Marcel Hirscher has secured his eighth consecutive men's World Cup overall title on Sunday after placing third in the penultimate slalom of the season. The Austrian holds an insurmountable lead of 509 points over second-place Alexis Pinturault of France with four...
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United States' Mikaela Shiffrin celebrates after winning an Alpine Skiing World Cup women's Slalom, in Spindleruv Mlyn, Czech Republic, Saturday, March. 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Marco Tacca)
March 09, 2019 - 8:28 am
SPINDLERUV MLYN, Czech Republic (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin set yet another milestone on Saturday, clinching a record 15th World Cup victory of the season. Returning to the resort where she started her World Cup career at the age of 15 in 2011, Shiffrin dominated the last slalom before next week's...
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Slovakia's Petra Vlhova celebrates winning an alpine ski, women's World Cup giant slalom, in Spindleruv Mlyn, Czech Republic, Friday, March. 8, 2019. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta)
March 08, 2019 - 8:58 am
SPINDLERUV MLYN, Czech Republic (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin closed in on her first women's World Cup giant slalom trophy Friday after placing third in the penultimate race of the season, which was won by world champion Petra Vlhova. Shiffrin leads her Slovakian rival by 97 points in the discipline...
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FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2019, file photo, United States' Mikaela Shiffrin competes on her way to win the women's slalom, at the alpine ski World Championships in Are, Sweden. Organizers say the women’s World Cup super-G race scheduled for Saturday in Sochi has been postponed by a day due to heavy snowfall. Weather conditions have played havoc with the first World Cup events in Sochi since the 2014 Winter Olympics. (AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati, File)
March 02, 2019 - 6:40 am
KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin clinched the World Cup overall title for the third straight year in "strange" circumstances after snowstorms prevented the women's super-G race in Sochi from going ahead on Saturday. The 23-year-old American skier — who had opted not to race this...
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Austrian Federal Police officers stand at the finish area of a men's cross country skiing 15km classic competition, at the Nordic Ski World Championships, in Seefeld, Austria, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. Austrian authorities say five elite athletes and four others have been arrested in doping raids in the country and neighboring Germany amid the Nordic skiing world championships. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
March 01, 2019 - 10:41 am
VIENNA (AP) — A police video showing Austrian skier Max Hauke apparently caught with a needle in his arm during a doping raid has led to consequences for the leaker. Austria's Federal Police Office said Friday the person who shared the video on a messaging app was "immediately removed from duty."...
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United States' Mikaela Shiffrin, center, winner of an alpine ski World Cup women's parallel slalom city event, celebrates on the podium with second-placed Germany's Christina Geiger, left, and third-placed Sweden's Anna Swenn Larsson, in Hammarbybacken, Stockholm, Sweden, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019. (Christine Olsson/TT via AP)
March 01, 2019 - 7:10 am
KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) — The second-to-last women's downhill of the World Cup season has been canceled in Russia after poor course conditions meant a mandatory training session was canceled for three straight days. Downhill's high speeds mean athletes can't be expected to race on a course...
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A man is arrested by a customs officer during a doping raid in Erfurt, Germany, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. Several people were arrested in doping raids in Austria and Germany during the Nordic skiing world championships. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)
February 27, 2019 - 2:27 pm
SEEFELD, Austria (AP) — Five elite skiers and a doctor were among nine people arrested Wednesday in doping raids in Austria and Germany amid the Nordic skiing world championships, and police say they're on the trail of dopers in other sports too. Austria's Federal Police Office said the raids...
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United States' Mikaela Shiffrin competes during an alpine ski World Cup women's parallel slalom city event, in Hammarbybacken, Stockholm, Sweden, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019. (Pontus Lundahl/TT via AP)
February 19, 2019 - 12:48 pm
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin won a parallel city event Tuesday to wrap up the season-long slalom World Cup title with two races to spare. Shiffrin defeated Christina Geiger of Germany in both runs to win the final by 0.27 seconds. The victory gave the four-time slalom world champion from the...
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Austria's Marcel Hirscher shows the gold and silver medals of the men's slalom and giant slalom, at the alpine ski World Championships in Are, Sweden, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati)
February 17, 2019 - 10:38 am
ARE, Sweden (AP) — The Latest on skiing world championships (all times local): ___ 5:30 p.m. Marcel Hirscher says he has likely skied in his last world championships and could even decide to retire at the end of this season. The Austrian says he will compete in 10 more races this season and then...
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