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Alpine Skiing

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  • Toni Sailer: The most dominant Winter Olympian?

     
    As the world’s best Alpine skiers gather in Whistler for the Vancouver Olympics, they can only dream of having a Winter Games like Austria’s Anton Sailer had in 1956. Alpine skiing is an event where winning and losing are almost......
  • Bad weather forces postponement of Olympic men's downhill

     
    The running of the most prestigious Olympic alpine event, the men's downhill, had to be postponed Saturday because of warm weather and deteriorating snow conditions on the course at Whistler Creekside. This was not a surprise to anyone who has......
  • Women's downhill training postponed Sunday

     
    Another day, another delay. Poor weather conditions at Whistler Creekside wrecked yet another day in the Olympic alpine schedule as Sunday's training run for Wednesday's scheduled downhill was washed out because of poor weather conditions. The women...
  • David Wallechinsky looks back at Franz Klammer

     
    Note: Klammer's run starts 36 seconds into the above video 1976 Innsbruck, Austria, Men's Downhill: In 1975, Franz Klammer of Mooswald in Carinthia won eight of nine World Cup downhill races. When the Olympics came to Innsbruck the following year,......
  • A Greyhound May Be A Great Addition To Your Family

    A Greyhound May Be A Great Addition To Your Family
    Greyhound racing peaked in the mid 80's. It's been downhill ever since. This year alone, three tracks are expected to close. Some racers will move to other tracks, but many will join the thousands of Greyhounds waiting for a good home. Right now, Linda...
  • Former boxer makes the transition to golf after playing it on Xbox

    Joshua Anglin never thought a chance encounter with a video game would change his life, but it has. The 26-year-old Coral Springs resident spent 14 years inside a boxing ring and amassed a 115-15 amateur record. Just after he turned pro and was getting...
  • Vonn Questions Whether She'll Race At Olympics

    Vonn Questions Whether She'll Race At Olympics
    VANCOUVER, British Columbia ( AP) - Lindsey Vonn took a deep breath, and her words trickled forth slowly, as she began to discuss the badly bruised and swollen right shin she fears could force her out of an Olympics many predicted would become her...
  • Bode Miller Wins Bronze

    Bode Miller Wins Bronze
    Bode Miller seemed oddly silent riding the lift to the mountaintop alongside U.S. teammate Marco Sullivan for Monday's Olympic downhill. "I don't think we said a word to each other," Sullivan said. Later, hanging out in the athletes' lounge as race time...
  • Vonn Crashes in Super-Combine Event

    Vonn Crashes in Super-Combine Event
    For all the worry about her famously injured shin, it was a common skiing mistake that ended Lindsey Vonn's bid for a second Olympic gold medal in two days. Though Vonn's bruised right leg was "killing me," she said she simply failed to get her ski...
  • Bode Miller Wins Elusive Gold Medal

    Bode Miller Wins Elusive Gold Medal
    Bode Miller finally won his elusive gold medal, using a blistering slalom run Sunday to complete one of the most unlikely Olympic comebacks ever. Four years after bombing out amid lofty expectations at the Turin Games and a year after practically walking...