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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.
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.
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.
SHIGA KOGEN (Reuters) - Double Olympic champion Benjamin Raich all but secured his first overall World Cup title with slalom victory in Japan on Friday.
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.
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.
YONGPYONG, South Korea (Reuters) - Italy's Davide Simoncelli won the men's World Cup giant slalom in Yongpyong on Saturday with a time of two minutes, 13.63 seconds, according to provisional results.
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.
MILAN (Reuters) - An avalanche swept down a mountain in the western Italian Alps during an international ski competition on Friday, injuring at least seven people and leaving one person missing, officials said.
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.
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