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'Your helmet whistles' through Cortina's Tofana Schuss

CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) — Watching skiers hurtle down the mountain at full throttle, it’s often hard to appreciate the connection to nature. When racers soar through the air of...

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...

Kriechmayr confirms favorite status with worlds super-G gold

CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) — Vincent Kriechmayr overcame a tricky course and high expectations to win the men’s super-G at the skiing world championships on Thursday. Starting fif...

Gut-Behrami wins elusive gold in worlds opener, Shiffrin 3rd

CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) — Lara Gut-Behrami dashed to gold in the women’s super-G at the skiing world championships Thursday, and Mikaela Shiffrin took bronze in her first speed race in more than...

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...

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. ...