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Alpine Skiing

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  • Countless hours of coverage in NBC's 2010 Olympic countdown [Updated]

     
    Want to know why the International Olympic Committee immediately backed NBC when it became angry over the prospect of a U.S. Olympic Network? Yes, the $5.7-billion NBC paid for U.S. broadcast rights to the Summer and Winter games from 2000......
  • The envelope, please: My athletes of year, decade

     
    The year after a Summer Olympics is supposed to be a time when the stars of the previous Games catch their breath while the likely stars of the next Winter Games give the Olympic world some breathless anticipation. So it......
  • Vonn braces herself for pain in a sport hurting itself

     
    Results of the two downhill training runs at Haus, Austria, this week have been reassuring for U.S. ski superstar Lindsey Vonn. Vonn was 10th Thursday after finishing fourth Wednesday. She is skiing with a brace on the lower arm /......
  • Bruised arm doesn't slow down Lindsey Vonn

     
    A bruised left arm hasn't stopped American skier Lindsey Vonn from retaking the overall lead in the World Cup point standings. Vonn captured her third consecutive World Cup downhill victory in the Austrian Alps this morning, edging out Anja Paerson......
  • By the numbers: Greatness for Vonn, confirmation for Burke

     
    It's getting harder and harder to find new ways to describe Lindsey Vonn's triumphs. So, let's turn to the most basic form of cataloging -- by the numbers -- to summarize what the U.S. ski star did this weekend in......
  • Lindsey Vonn says Austrian coaches apologized to her for weight comment

     
    Lindsey Vonn says Austrian coaches have apologized to her for saying she had an advantage over other skiers because she weighs more. Austrian media last week reported that Vonn, the reigning downhill and overall World Cup champion, would have an......
  • Bode Miller earns first victory in nearly two years

     
    He's back ... Less than four months after making his highly publicized return to the U.S. ski team, Bode Miller posted his first victory in nearly two years by winning a World Cup super-combined event in Switzerland today. Miller, who......
  • Austrian skier Christoph Gruber injured, out of the Olympics

     
    Austrian skier Christoph Gruber will miss next month's Vancouver Winter Olympics after injuring his left knee while warming up for a World Cup downhill in Wengen, Austria, on Saturday. Gruber tore ligaments while crashing before the race on the...
  • Financial crisis could prevent some British athletes from competing in Vancouver

     
    Britain's alpine skiing and snowboarding federation could go bankrupt before the Winter Olympics in Vancouver, threatening the participation of more than a dozen athletes. British Olympic Assn. officials say they are preparing a contingency plan in case...
  • Lindsey Vonn, Bode Miller lead U.S. Alpine ski team

     
    Hardly a surprise, Lindsey Vonn and Bode Miller lead a list of U.S. skiers earning spots for the Vancouver Games. The announcement of the team was delayed until Tuesday to see if any extra spots opened up. Some did and......
  • Interactive graphic: Alpine skier Lindsey Vonn

     
    Fearless and lightning-fast, Lindsey Vonn is America’s best chance at an Alpine skiing gold medal. Coaches credit her success partly to an intense workout regimen, smart tactics and an ideal body type for Alpine. A two-time overall World Cup champion,.....
  • Bode Miller to ski all five events at 2010 Olympics

     
    Bode Miller, the talented but temperamental Alpine skiing superstar, is ready to go all out in 2010. U.S. men's coach Sasha Rearick, the official who was instrumental in negotiating Miller's return to the ski team last fall, said this week......