Women's skiing

April 06, 2018 - 2:24 pm
The supervisor is Fred Lief, followed by Simmi Buttar at 5 p.m. and Vin A. Cherwoo at 1 a.m. The New York sports desk can be reached at 800-845-8450, ext. 1630. Sports Photos, ext. 1918; graphics, ext. 7636; agate, ext. 1635. For access to AP Newsroom and other technical issues, contact AP Customer...
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April 06, 2018 - 7:34 am
OSLO, Norway (AP) — Marit Bjoergen, the most decorated Winter Olympian in history, says she is retiring from cross-country skiing. The 38-year-old Norwegian told public broadcaster NRK "I don't have the motivation needed to give 100 percent for another season and that's why I choose to retire." She...
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FILE - In this Nov. 25, 2011, file photo, Bob Beattie, left, and Olympic gold medal skier Julia Mancuso chat during an autograph session in Aspen, Colo. Bob Beattie, a ski racing pioneer who helped launch the Alpine World Cup circuit more than 50 years ago, has died. He was 85. His son, Zeno, said Beattie died Sunday, April 1, 2018, in Fruita, Colorado, after dealing with health issues. (AP Photo/Nathan Bilow, File)
April 02, 2018 - 3:02 pm
DENVER (AP) — The plaque that rested for years on ski icon Bob Beattie's desk was inscribed with a matter-of-fact motto: It can be done. An all-too-fitting mantra for the ski racing pioneer who helped launch the World Cup circuit more than 50 years ago and was part of the commentary crew that...
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March 25, 2018 - 4:47 pm
SUN VALLEY, Idaho (AP) — Olympian Tommy Ford wrapped up a solid season by winning the giant slalom at the U.S. Alpine championships. On a tough course, Ford finished in a combined time of 2 minutes, 11.60 seconds on Sunday to hold off Brian McLaughlin by 0.36 seconds. David Ketterer of Germany...
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March 25, 2018 - 2:25 pm
The supervisor is Simmi Buttar, followed by John Nicholson at 5 p.m. and Jake Seiner at 1 a.m. The New York sports desk can be reached at 800-845-8450, ext. 1630. Sports Photos, ext. 1918; graphics, ext. 7636; agate, ext. 1635. For access to AP Newsroom and other technical issues, contact AP...
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Japan's Sara Takanashi celebrates after she won the Ladies' Ski Jumping World Cup in Oberstdorf, Germany, Saturday, March 24, 2018. (Karl-Josef Hildenbrand/dpa via AP)
March 25, 2018 - 11:49 am
OBERSTDORF, Germany (AP) — One day after setting the all-time record with her first win of the season, Sara Takanashi extended it in Sunday's ski jumping finale with her 55th World Cup victory. The four-time World Cup winner from Japan, who ceded her season title to Maren Lundby of Norway, soared...
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March 24, 2018 - 2:38 pm
The supervisor is Fred Lief, followed by John Nicholson at 5 p.m. and Dennis Waszak Jr. at 1 a.m. The New York sports desk can be reached at 800-845-8450, ext. 1630. Sports Photos, ext. 1918; graphics, ext. 7636; agate, ext. 1635. For access to AP Newsroom and other technical issues, contact AP...
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Japan's Sara Takanashi soars through the air to win the Ladies' Ski Jumping World Cup in Oberstdorf, Germany, Saturday, March 24, 2018. (Karl-Josef Hildenbrand/dpa via AP)
March 24, 2018 - 12:31 pm
OBERSTDORF, Germany (AP) — Sara Takanashi claimed her first ski jumping World Cup win of the season to finally overtake Gregor Schlierenzauer with her record 54th career win on Saturday. The four-time World Cup winner from Japan, who ceded her season title to Maren Lundby of Norway, soared 100.5...
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March 23, 2018 - 6:13 pm
SUN VALLEY, Idaho (AP) — Olympian Ryan Cochran-Siegle defended his super-G title at the U.S. Alpine championships. The first racer on the course, Cochran-Siegle finished in a time of 1 minute, 6.61 seconds on Friday. He beat Jack Gower of Britain by 0.34 seconds. Cochran-Siegle won the national...
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March 21, 2018 - 7:23 pm
SUN VALLEY, Idaho (AP) — Teenager AJ Hurt captured the women's Alpine combined race at the U.S. championships, while Olympian Ryan Cochran-Siegle earned the men's title. The 17-year-old Hurt finished an event that combines the time of a super-G and a slalom run in 1 minute, 54.70 seconds on...
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