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2006-03-04 02:47:13

By Patrick Lang YONGPYONG, South Korea (Reuters) - Italy's Davide Simoncelli celebrated the second World Cup win of his career with victory in the giant slalom on Saturday.

2006-03-03 22:12:02

By Patrick Lang YONGPYONG, South Korea (Reuters) - Norway's super-G specialist Aksel Lund Svindal took a surprise lead in the first leg of a World Cup giant slalom race in Yongpyong on Saturday.

2006-02-28 20:45:00

By Lindsay Beck HONGHUALIANG, China (Reuters) - Li Chenlong learned to ski the hard way, by climbing a mountain, strapping on his skis, and figuring out for himself how best to get down.

2006-02-27 02:41:07

By Clare Fallon SESTRIERE, Italy (Reuters) - Double gold medallists Benjamin Raich and Michaela Dorfmeister led the way as Austria dominated the slopes in the Alpine skiing at the Turin Games.

2006-02-26 21:35:34

By Alan Baldwin TURIN (Reuters) - Hermann Maier was billed as Austria's headline maker at the Turin Olympics. Nobody bargained for Walter Mayer.

2006-02-26 15:10:26

By Clare Fallon SESTRIERE, Italy (Reuters) - Double gold medallists Benjamin Raich and Michaela Dorfmeister led the way as Austria dominated the slopes in the Alpine skiing at the Turin Games.

2006-02-25 14:00:07

By Clare Fallon SESTRIERE, Italy (Reuters) - Austria swept the medals in the men's slalom which closed the Alpine skiing program at the Turin Olympics on Saturday with Benjamin Raich winning his second gold medal.

2006-02-25 13:21:32

SESTRIERE, Italy (Reuters) - Benjamin Raich of Austria won the men's Alpine skiing slalom gold medal at the Turin Winter Olympics on Saturday, according to provisional results.

2006-02-25 11:14:20

By Clare Fallon SESTRIERE, Italy (Reuters) - Austrian Benjamin Raich set the fastest time on Saturday in an eventful first leg of the Turin Olympic men's Alpine skiing slalom which neither Bode Miller nor crowd favorite Giorgio Rocca completed.

2006-02-25 12:17:51

By Simon Evans SESTRIERE, Italy (Reuters) - U.S. skier Bode Miller's Olympics ended on Saturday without a medal and without a word. The U.S.


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