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Alpine Skiing

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  • 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......
  • Alpine skiing: Whistler Mountain

     
    Whistler Mountain is the scene of the five Alpine skiing events: downhill, slalom, giant slalom, super-G and super combined. Men and women ski in separate races on two reshaped and contoured courses: the Dave Murray Downhill for the men and......
  • Injury puts Lindsey Vonn's Olympic medal hopes in jeopardy

     
    VANCOUVER, Canada--Lindsey Vonn, the world's top female Alpine skier and a medal contender in five events at the soon-to-begin Vancouver Games, said Wednesday, "I honestly have no idea" whether a right shin bruise suffered in a training run last week........
  • Lindsey Vonn arrives in Vancouver with a smile ... and an injury

     
    The United States Ski Team revealed in a Wednesday morning e-mail that Lindsey Vonn, America's top medal hope in Alpine skiing at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, injured her right shin during a training-run crash last week and will be competing......
  • U.S. skier Stacey Cook released from hospital after crash on training run

     
    U.S. Alpine skier Stacey Cook was released early Thursday afternoon from the Whistler Polyclinic after a horrific crash in the first women's downhill training prior to Sunday's super combined medal event. "Stacey has been released from the Whistler...
  • Thomas Vonn says Lindsey has 'turned the corner' on shin injury

     
    Great moments in journalism. I was looking for the restroom at the Whistler press center when I ran smack-dab into Thomas Vonn, the husband of star skier Lindsey Vonn. In an "exclusive" one-on-one interview, Thomas sounded optimistic about Lindsey's...
  • Hey, that's no skier! Wild lynx makes an appearance at Vancouver Olympics downhill skiing course

     
    WHISTLER, British Columbia — Beware the lynx! Skiers and lugers heard the call of the wild in the form of a critter apparently oblivious to the safety concerns of officials at Olympic venues. An orange-and-black spotted lynx sauntered across the......
  • U.S. men's downhill team is named: Bode Miller is in, Erik Fisher is out

     
    Bode Miller, Andrew Weibrecht, Steven Nyman and Marco Sullivan were selected Friday for the U.S. Olympic men's downhill team. Erik Fisher was the odd man out, failing to crack the four-racer lineup. “He understands that he's the fifth guy,” U.S.......