Latest Alpine skiing Stories

2006-03-19 10:58:46

ARE, Sweden (Reuters) - Overall champion and double Olympic gold medallist Benjamin Raich helped Austria to victory in the first ever mixed team event at the World Cup finals on Sunday.

2006-03-18 09:52:55

By Oliver Grassman ARE, Sweden (Reuters) - Italian Giorgio Rocca celebrated winning the World Cup men's slalom title on Saturday despite skiing out when leading on the second run in the final race of the season.

2006-03-18 09:11:34

By Oliver Grassman ARE, Sweden (Reuters) - Croatian Janica Kostelic won the final women's giant slalom race of the season on Saturday to set a World Cup points record.

2006-03-14 13:38:00

By Patrick Lang ARE, Sweden (Reuters) - Michael Walchhofer looks more than ready to capture his second consecutive World Cup downhill title on Wednesday in the opening competition of the 2006 finals.

2006-03-10 04:10:25

SHIGA KOGEN (Reuters) - Double Olympic champion Benjamin Raich all but secured his first overall World Cup title with slalom victory in Japan on Friday.

2006-03-05 06:22:47

By Patrick Lang YONGPYONG, South Korea (Reuters) - A well-rested American Olympic combined champion Ted Ligety continued his run of good form with a first World Cup victory after a storming second run in the weather-delayed giant slalom event on Sunday.

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.

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