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Latest Janica Kostelić Stories

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.

2006-03-18 07:02:32

ARE, Sweden (Reuters) - Janica Kostelic had a World Cup points scoring record in her sights on Saturday after leading the first leg of the final women's giant slalom of the Alpine ski season. The Croatian completed the first run in 1:03.19, edging out Nicole Hosp of Austria by 0.19 seconds.

2006-03-17 08:03:19

By Oliver Grassman ARE, Sweden (Reuters) - Janica Kostelic, already a double World Cup champion, won the final women's Alpine skiing slalom of the season on Friday.

2006-03-17 04:19:08

ARE, Sweden (Reuters) - Janica Kostelic led Olympic champion and local favorite Anja Paerson by 0.13 seconds after the first leg of the women's slalom at the World Cup finals on Friday.

2006-03-16 09:43:04

By Oliver Grassman ARE, Sweden (Reuters) - Janica Kostelic of Croatia clinched the women's overall Alpine skiing World Cup on Thursday after finishing fourth in the season's last super-G, won by Austrian Nicole Hosp.

2006-03-16 08:20:17

ARE, Sweden (Reuters) - Janica Kostelic of Croatia clinched the women's overall Alpine skiing World Cup on Thursday after finishing fourth in the season's last super-G, won by Austrian Nicole Hosp.

2006-03-15 11:21:23

By Oliver Grassman ARE, Sweden (Reuters) - Sweden's Anja Paerson enhanced her chances of taking the World Cup overall title by winning the women's downhill at the finals on Wednesday.

2006-03-14 08:30:04

By Patrick Lang ARE, Sweden (Reuters) - Sweden's Anja Paerson confirmed she was strong favorite for Wednesday's downhill at the World Cup finals when she clocked the fastest time in Tuesday's second training run.

2006-03-11 09:31:19

By Oliver Grassman LEVI, Finland (Reuters) - Olympic champion Anja Paerson won the penultimate women's slalom of the Alpine ski season on Saturday and Croatia's Janica Kostelic clinched the event's World Cup title thanks to her second place.


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