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Cold case: Gut-Behrami gets worlds gold in chilly ceremony

CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) — It was freezing cold, the stands were empty, and Lara Gut-Behrami had to drape the gold medal around her own neck and grab her trophy from a table. Th...

'There's bigger things': Shiffrin is just fine with bronze

CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) — There was a time not too long ago when Mikaela Shiffrin might have brooded and sulked over a major mistake that cost her a gold medal. Not anymore. ...

'Like the wind': US skier Johnson aims to follow Vonn

CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) — With a name like the wind and a hometown called Victor, it seems only natural that Breezy Johnson is a world-class downhill skier. The American’s mott...

Wait a minute: Postponements test skiers' patience at worlds

CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin hates it. Marta Bassino gets nervous about it. Michelle Gisin, on the other hand, doesn’t mind. Waiting. With all e...

Another delay at ski worlds holds up Shiffrin comeback

CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin’s year-long break from super-G racing has been extended for at least two more days. Bad weather wiped out the super-G at the Alpine s...

Opening race at ski worlds postponed due to snowstorm

CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) — No fans. Now no race. The opening event of the Alpine skiing world championships scheduled for Monday was postponed due to heavy snowfall. ...

Skiing worlds in Cortina will lack fans but not scenery

Watching racers whizz through the Tofana schuss at top speed could be the signature image of the skiing world championships. Wedged between two massive walls of rock near the top of ...

Shiffrin to return to speed skiing at worlds in Cortina

Mikaela Shiffrin’s long-awaited return to speed skiing will come at the world championships starting next week. The American standout announced Tuesday that she plans to enter four e...

Unexpected Anfield sign-on symbolizes squeezed club finances

The first time Ben Davies went to Anfield was to sign for Liverpool on Monday. Joining the champion of England is not something the 25-year-old defender expected while toiling away ...

AP Interview: All 33 sports 'unanimously' want Tokyo Games

ROME (AP) — The IOC is adamant the Tokyo Olympics will be held this year despite the pandemic. So, too, are Japanese organizers. Now hear it from the man who represents the track and...

Government decree saves Italy from Olympic suspension

ROME (AP) — The Italian government pushed through a last-minute decree Tuesday providing more autonomy for the country’s Olympic committee in an effort to prevent the team from being suspended for the...

IOC to consider placing Italy on probation for interference

ROME (AP) — The International Olympic Committee will consider imposing a humiliating probation on Italy’s team for the Tokyo Games this week because of a two-year domestic dispute that it says amounts...

McKennie helps Juventus beat Bologna 2-0 to close gap

MILAN (AP) — Weston McKennie scored to help Juventus beat Bologna 2-0 in Serie A on Sunday and bounce back from its demoralizing loss to title rival Inter Milan. The American headed ...

AC Milan means business with Mario Mandžukić signing

ROME (AP) — The missing piece for AC Milan in its decade-long quest to return to glory — and financial stability — could prove to be a 34-year-old striker who hasn’t played in nearly a year. ...

Inter's 8-match winning streak ends with loss at Samp

ROME (AP) — Inter Milan’s chances of winning its first Serie A title in more than a decade took a hit with a 2-1 loss at Sampdoria on Wednesday as veteran coach Claudio Ranieri's team got the better o...