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MEN'S WORLD CUP ALPINE STANDINGS

By Pete Rugh

                                                  Standings through Feb. 9 Nation   All pts   DH pts   SL pts   GS pts   SG pts   K pts   MILLER Bode  USA    1 1,067 […] Read more...

WOMEN'S WORLD CUP ALPINE STANDINGS

By Pete Rugh

                                                                                          Standings through Feb. 10 Nation   All pts   DH […] Read more...

Schladming: Matt rips second run for night win

By Pete Rugh

A brilliant second run brought Austrian Mario Matt the win in the Schladming night slalom.    Second after the first run on a course that has cost him wins before, Matt claimed his tenth career win and second of the season, dusting Frenchman Jean-Baptiste Grange, a four tme winner this season, by .64 of a second.    […] Read more...

Schladming: Moelgg leads after first run; Ligety, Cochran advance

By Pete Rugh

Manfred Moelgg of Italy led a men's World Cup night slalom after a first leg Tuesday staged in poor conditions.     The 25-year-old Moelgg had a near-flawless run to finish in 50.21 seconds on the Planai course, one of the steepest slalom slopes on the circuit, which was weakened due to continual rain since late […] Read more...

Cortina: Riesch takes second super G

By Pete Rugh

German Maria Riesch won her first race in more than a year in the twice delayed super G at Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy, Monday by a slim .04 of a second margin over Austrian Elisabeth Goergl.     Renate Goetschl, the Cortina win record holder with 10, had her fourth podium of the season, and first here, […] Read more...

NCAA: Dartmouth wins second straight carnival

By Pete Rugh

LAKE PLACID – Dartmouth women swept the top three spots in the 15 kilometer classic event Saturday, helping their team win it’s second straight carnival of the 2008 season. Read more...

Macartney talking after crash, wants to race again

By Pete Rugh

Two-time Olympian Scott Macartney said Sunday he remembered his run during the 68th Hahnenkamm downhill but has no memory of the high-speed crash, which put him in a hospital. He's looking forward, though, to returning to racing.    He suffered a severe concussion Saturday when he crashed coming off the last jump on the famed Streif […] Read more...

Kitzb├╝hel: Grange wins SL; Miller takes combi for record win

By Pete Rugh

Frenchman Jean-Baptiste Grange won his third straight slalom Sunday and he did it at Kitzbuehel to add his name to an illustrious list of Frenchmen. He joins Jean-Pierre Vidal, Jean-Noel Augert, Patrick Russel and Jean-Claude Killy as Frenchmen to have won the Hahenkamm slalom.     Grange charged to a strong first run lead, despite some […] Read more...

Cortina: Holaus wins SG, Mancuso second

By Pete Rugh

Maria Holaus picked up her first World Cup victory Sunday with a Super G win at Cortina d'Ampezzo Italy.     The first skier out of the gate , as warming temperatures softened the course, Holaus put down a time of one minute, 24.63 then watched nervously as 59 other skiers took their shots at unseating […] Read more...

Miller criticizes Kitzb├╝hel organizers over final jump

By Pete Rugh

Following his runner-up finish in Saturday’s Hahnenkamm downhill on the circuit’s toughest and most dangerous Streif course, Bode Miller questioned why organizers toyed with the final jump throughout the week. Saturday, Miller’s U.S. teammate Scott Macartney suffered a serious head injury after crashing off the jump. Read more...