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2006-02-24 07:20:01

SESTRIERE, Italy (Reuters) - Slalom Olympic champion Jean-Pierre Vidal said on Friday a repeat of France's one-two at the Salt Lake City Games was not impossible in the final Alpine skiing event in Sestriere on Saturday. "This team is very strong, very close.

2006-02-24 05:30:51

By Clare Fallon SESTRIERE, Italy (Reuters) - Julia Mancuso set out to make amends for a disappointing showing by the American Alpine ski team at the Turin Olympics with the fastest time in the first leg of the women's giant slalom on Friday.

2006-02-24 04:34:00

By Clare Fallon SESTRIERE, Italy (Reuters) - Julia Mancuso set out to make amends for a disappointing showing by the American Alpine ski team at the Turin Olympics with the fastest time in the first leg of the women's giant slalom on Friday.

2006-02-23 21:18:07

By Alan Baldwin SESTRIERE, Italy (Reuters) - Giorgio Rocca can redeem a dismal Olympics for Italian Alpine skiers in Saturday's closing men's slalom.

2006-02-23 20:36:44

By Steve Ginsburg TURIN (Reuters) - Janica Kostelic's vacillating health and a tricky weather pattern over the Italian Alps were lingering questions heading into Friday's giant slalom, the final women's Alpine ski race of the Olympics.

2006-02-22 14:16:35

By Alan Baldwin SESTRIERE, Italy (Reuters) - Croatian Janica Kostelic, the most successful woman Alpine skier in Olympic history, may have made her final appearance of the Turin Games on Wednesday.

2006-02-22 08:58:20

By Elizabeth Piper TURIN (Reuters) - Croatian Janica Kostelic, who sealed her title as the most successful woman Olympic Alpine skier in history in Turin, bids on Wednesday for her third medal at a Games marred by a doping scandal engulfing the Austrians.

2006-02-21 16:05:00

Wearing a helmet while skiing, as many competitive alpine skiers and snowboarders are required to do, could reduce injuries among recreational skiers, Norwegian researchers said on Tuesday.

2006-02-21 06:46:10

By Simon Evans SESTRIERE, Italy (Reuters) - Bode Miller, the most high-profile skier in the world, has been more successful at scurrying away from journalists than completing his races at the Winter Olympics. His reluctance to speak in public is symbolic of the humbling of the U.S.

2006-02-20 12:59:26

By Bill Barclay SESTRIERE, Italy (Reuters) - Bode Miller let his mediocre skiing do the talking once more on Monday when the U.S. men's team failed to win a medal in the giant slalom.