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  • Women's super combined

    Women's super combined
    When: Feb. 10. Best of the U.S.: Julia Mancuso, Laurenne Ross. Best of the rest: Maria Hoefl-Riesch (Austria), Marie-Michele Gagnon (Canada), Tina Maze (Slovenia). U.S. chances to medal: Mancuso came from nowhere in 2010 to win silver behind...
  • Women's super-giant slalom

    Women's super-giant slalom
    When: Feb. 16. Best of the U.S.: Julia Mancuso, Stacey Cook, Leanne Smith. Best of the rest: Lara Gut (Switzerland), Maria Hoefl-Riesch (Austria). U.S. chances to medal: Lindsey Vonn being out means opportunities for Mancuso and Cook, who have...
  • Men's ski jumping

    Men's ski jumping
    MEN'S (NORMAL HILL) When: Feb. 8-9. Best of the U.S.: Nick Fairall won the U.S. team trials in December. Best of the rest: Gregor Schlierenzauer of Austria ranked second in the International Ski Federation standings this season. U.S. chances to...
  • Berlin Film Festival's Forum Section Unveils Lineup

    LONDON -- The Forum section of the Berlin Film Festival, which is devoted to the cutting edge of indie filmmaking, has unveiled its lineup, which includes 28 world and eight international premieres. World premieres include Corneliu Porumboiu's "The...
  • Early Moser art glass is most prized today

    Q: I inherited this vase from my mother but know nothing about it. Here are images, including the Japanese signature on the bottom. Info? A: The glass vase seen in an image is a tall cylinder with crimped top and bottom. We have no details on size, but...
  • Austria's Up-Tempo Allegro Plays With Genres

    One of Austria's most active production companies, Vienna-based Allegro Film, has enjoyed a hit streak in recent years with its ever-diverse lineups and 2014 promises even more. Andreas Prochaska's Alpine Western "The Dark Valley," a co-production with...
  • Nazi art trove yields more hidden works, this time in Austria

    Nazi art trove yields more hidden works, this time in Austria
    An additional 60 works of art have recently been recovered from the Salzburg, Austria, residence of Cornelius Gurlitt, the art dealer whose Munich apartment was found to hold a trove of artwork believed to have been seized or improperly acquired by the...
  • Seven wines--and two spirits--to romance your Valentine

    Seven wines--and two spirits--to romance your Valentine
    Unless you know your Valentine really, really well, this may be the year to give up buying that little blouse it turns out she hates or the shirt with the floppy collar that makes him crazy. But wine? Everybody loves to receive a special bottle,...
  • Berlin Film Review: 'Macondo'

    Visit Vienna as a tourist and you aren't likely to see kids like Ramasan, the 11-year-old subject of docu director Sudabeh Mortezai's empathetically observed fiction debut, "Macondo." To find such foreigners, one must venture to the outskirts, where the...
  • Lindsey Vonn rehab 'progressing,' but she'll miss Beaver Creek event

    Olympic downhill champion Lindsey Vonn, who suffered a comeback setback Nov. 19 when she crashed during training in Colorado, has taken herself out of next week's World Cup races at Beaver Creek, Colo. Vonn partially tore the right ACL she severed at...
  • La belleza del fisiculturismo/FOTOS

    La belleza del fisiculturismo/FOTOS
      Esculturales atletas de todo el mundo se dieron cita en el Campeonato de Culturismo Clásico Mundial y la Copa Mundial de Bikini-Fitness celebrados en Sankt Pölten, Austria, el 17 noviembre de 2013. Sankt Pölten, ubicada a 60 kilómetros al oeste de...
  • Kindertransport survivors tell escape story

    Kindertransport survivors tell escape story
    Seventy-five years ago, 7-year-old Susanne Goldsmith watched her father wave goodbye, clutching a handkerchief in a crowd of people at a railroad station in Vienna, Austria.  She and her 10-year-old brother had just boarded the Kindertransport, a rescue...