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Seeking speed: Shiffrin eyes return to super-G training

Since her return to Alpine skiing's World Cup six weeks ago, Mikaela Shiffrin has been solely focusing on her strongest events: slalom and GS. That might change in two weeks' time, t...

US skiers step out of Shiffrin’s shadow with strong results

For the first time since Lindsey Vonn’s retirement, the U.S. women’s ski team is no longer solely dependent on Mikaela Shiffrin for World Cup success. Shiffrin was responsible for al...

Shiffrin seeks slalom win to end her life-changing year

The year that has changed Mikaela Shiffrin’s life could get an extraordinary end. If she doesn’t win Tuesday’s World Cup slalom in Semmering, 2020 would become the first calendar yea...

After long break, Shiffrin grateful just to be racing again

Set for a return to to ski racing after 300 days away, Mikaela Shiffrin is looking for the answer to a question she has been asking herself since March. How will feel to compete agai...

Rublev beats Sonego in Vienna for 5th title of season

VIENNA (AP) — Andrey Rublev won his fifth ATP title of the season Sunday, beating unheralded Lorenzo Sonego 6-4, 6-4 at the Erste Bank Open. The eight-ranked Russian has won three of...

Rublev beats Anderson in Vienna for his 5th final in 2020

VIENNA (AP) — Andrey Rublev advanced to his fifth final of the season Saturday after Kevin Anderson pulled out in the second set of their semifinal at the Erste Bank Open. The fifth-...

Djokovic upset by 42nd-ranked Sonego in Vienna quarters

VIENNA (AP) — Novak Djokovic won just three games in a lackluster quarterfinal performance at the Erste Bank Open on Friday, losing 6-2 6-1 to 42nd-ranked Lorenzo Sonego. It was only...

Thiem joins Rublev, Medvedev in Vienna quarterfinals

VIENNA (AP) — Dominic Thiem beat Cristian Garin 6-3, 6-2 Thursday to set up a quarterfinal against Andrey Rublev at the Erste Bank Open. The defending champion, who is seeded second,...

Djokovic saves 4 set points, beats Coric for Vienna quarter

VIENNA (AP) — Novak Djokovic saved four set points in a 7-6 (11), 6-3 win over Borna Coric on Wednesday to reach the Erste Bank Open quarterfinals and move one step closer to sealing the year-end No. ...

World Cup skiing heads quietly into season full of questions

VIENNA (AP) — The usual jitters before Alpine skiing’s World Cup season opener won’t be limited to the racers this weekend. Organizers, sponsors and fans will be just as anxious abou...

Shiffrin skips season-opener with back issue, returns to US

VIENNA (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin postponed her return to World Cup skiing for at least another month on Friday, pulling out of next week's season-opening giant slalom in Austria with a back issue. ...

Missing home: U.S. star Shiffrin ponders skiing future

VIENNA (AP) — A year that turned Mikaela Shiffrin’s world upside down has left the American standout wondering how much time she has left in ski racing, with the start of the new season fast approachi...

Skiing World Cup opens week early to avoid tourist crowds

VIENNA (AP) — The season-opening races of Alpine skiing's World Cup in October will be brought forward one week to avoid tourist crowds in the Austrian resort of Soelden and have the glacier reserved ...

"Achieved my dream": Olympic ski champion Anna Veith retires

VIENNA (AP) — Olympic ski champion Anna Veith has twice returned to the top from serious knee injuries. A year after blowing out her knee for the third time, the 2014 super-G gold me...

No Hirscher, no glory: Austrian team longs for new successes

VIENNA (AP) — Austria's best chance for a slalom victory this season ended up as the team's worst result in 13 years. Marco Schwarz took the lead after the first run in Tuesday’s nig...