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Alpine Skiing

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  • Uncovering hidden layers of Grace Hartigan

    Grace Hartigan, one of Baltimore's most distinguished painters, has been the subject of no less than three important exhibitions this month, at C. Grimaldis Gallery on Charles Street, at the ACA Galleries in New York City and at the Neuberger Museum of...
  • U.S. skiers felled in hard crashes at Sochi Paralympics

    U.S. skiers felled in hard crashes at Sochi Paralympics
    The warm weather that made for tricky conditions during the 2014 Sochi Olympics has stuck around for the Paralympics. Competing under sunny skies, two American women crashed hard in the super-G on Monday and had to be removed from the mountain by...
  • Olympic ski champions Mikaela Shiffrin, Ted Ligety keep on winning

    Olympic ski champions Mikaela Shiffrin, Ted Ligety keep on winning
    Olympic ski champions Mikaela Shiffrin and Ted Ligety didn't take much of a break after the Sochi Games. They simply put their gold medals in a safe place and set out to make more memories. The whirlwind continued Saturday for America's heroes when...
  • For a mature Bode Miller, fifth trip to Olympics is all downhill

    For a mature Bode Miller, fifth trip to Olympics is all downhill
    Bode Miller can't get his toddler to sit still. The 9-month-old boy is squirming around the hotel room as if he's ready to jump in the start gate of the Sochi Olympic downhill. If you tell the kid to do one thing, Bode explains, he does the opposite....
  • Sochi Olympics: It's an uphill climb for the Russian alpine team

    Sochi Olympics: It's an uphill climb for the Russian alpine team
    KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia — The Russians put the first man in space but, strangely, they have no Yuri Gagarin in alpine skiing. The host country for the 2014 Sochi Olympics has, by all accounts, provided a first-track for the alpine events at...
  • Bode Miller, Julia Mancuso shine in downhill training

    Bode Miller, Julia Mancuso shine in downhill training
    SOCHI, Russia -- The U.S. Alpine skiing team got off to a rousing Sochi start Thursday by winning two medals on the first day of downhill training. Oh wait, they don’t hand out medals for training runs, but skiing fast in practice is still...
  • Sochi Olympics: Can Mikaela Shiffrin revive the U.S. alpine team?

    Sochi Olympics: Can Mikaela Shiffrin revive the U.S. alpine team?
    SOCHI, Russia — United States alpine star Mikaela Shiffrin has finally arrived in Sochi, but not necessarily as a savior for the ski team's flagging (so far) fortunes. "I don't think I can be the only one," she said at a Saturday press...
  • From Russia with dread; Sochi lacks joy

    From Russia with dread; Sochi lacks joy
    SOCHI, Russia – From the gently rolling Black Sea to the jagged Caucasus Mountains, from gleaming modern stadiums to colorfully ancient Matryoshka dolls, the Sochi Olympics open Friday with every conceivable natural wonder except one. There is a...
  • The Sochi Olympics feel Lindsey Vonn's pain

    SOCHI, Russia — Moscow hosted the 1980 Summer Olympics but the Americans weren't there, and Los Angeles hosted the 1984 Games but the Soviets stayed home. The Houston Rockets claimed two NBA titles in the 1990s while Chicago Bulls star Michael...
  • Austrian battle is fierce for final spots in Sunday's Olympic downhill

    Austrian battle is fierce for final spots in Sunday's Olympic downhill
    KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia — One my favorite pre-Olympic alpine events is the Austrian “bake-off” for four downhill starting spots. Unlike the World Cup circuit, each country is only allowed four entries in Olympic events. That cranks up...
  • 'Super Jules' is after more gold

     'Super Jules' is after more gold
    Julia Mancuso, the Olympic gold medalist in alpine skiing, will celebrate her 30th birthday in March. But before she blows out the candles on that milestone-birthday cake, she's got something to check off of her to-do list: Add some more metal to her...
  • Mikaela Shiffrin has envisioned her Olympic moment

     Mikaela Shiffrin has envisioned her Olympic moment
    SOCHI, Russia — Tiger Woods at age 20 used his first pro tournament, the Greater Milwaukee Open, to say, "Hello, world." Eighteen years later, a month shy of her 19th birthday, U.S. ski team star Mikaela Shiffrin sat down at the Gorki Media Center...