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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.

2006-02-24 19:10:51

By Steve Ginsburg TURIN (Reuters) - Bode Miller hopes to salvage a bitterly disappointing Olympics with a win on Saturday in the men's slalom, the final Alpine event of the Winter Games.

2006-02-24 13:34:04

SESTRIERE, Italy (Reuters) - Alpine skier Bode Miller has recovered from a twisted ankle and is ready to race in the Turin Olympic slalom on Saturday, United States team officials said on Friday.

2006-02-24 13:17:39

By Alan Baldwin SESTRIERE, Italy (Reuters) - Winning an Olympic gold medal the Julia Mancuso way has its attractions. First of all, you stay up late watching television and eating junk food. Then, on the morning of the race, you leave your vital athletes' credential behind.

2006-02-24 08:12:51

By Clare Fallon SESTRIERE, Italy (Reuters) - Julia Mancuso won the American women's first Alpine skiing medal of the Turin Games when she took gold in the giant slalom on Friday.


Word of the Day
cespitose
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.
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