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Lenzerheide: Hosp rips GS for overall title

By Pete Rugh

Nicole Hosp of Austria clinched the World Cup overall title on Sunday after winning the women's giant slalom at the season finale.    Teammate Marlies Schild, who surrendered the overall lead after a disastrous performance in Saturday's slalom, needed to make up 30 points on Hosp to win the most coveted World Cup crystal globe.    But […]

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Lenzerheide: Raich wins race, Svindal the title

By Pete Rugh

LENZERHEIDE, Switzerland — Aksel Lund Svindal of Norway won the men's World Cup overall title on Sunday after making sure he finished in the points in the last race of the season.     ''The overall World Cup title is the greatest prize there is,'' said Svindal. ''To win it in the last run, in the […]

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Lenzerheide: Hosp blisters field in 1st run of GS

By Pete Rugh

LENZERHEIDE, Switzerland — Austrian Nicole Hosp, trying to complete a come-from-behind overall World Cup championship, overwhelmed the field in the first run of a women’s giant slalom Sunday at World Cup Finals.     Hosp, who seized the standings lead from teammate Marlies Schild on Saturday by winning the slalom, clocked a time of 1 minute, […]

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Lenzerheide: Raich leads SL, but Svindal solid in 12th

By Pete Rugh

Benni Raich, needing a win and a low result from Aksel Lund Svindal to take the World Cup overall title, was fastest in the first run of a men’s giant slalom Sunday at World Cup Finals.     Raich skied the Silvano Beltrametti slalom course in 48.19 seconds, with Austrian Mario Matt second, .57 behind, and […]

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Lenzerheide: Goetschl has knee surgery in Austria

By Pete Rugh

World Cup downhill and super G champion Renate Goetschl underwent surgery on Saturday for a broken tibia and torn cartilage in her right knee.

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Europa Cup: Austrian men sweep

By Pete Rugh

Austrian men swept the top three places in the final Europa Cup overall standings and Anna Fenninger got the women's title for the world's top team as well.     Europa Cup finals concluded Saturday at Santa Caterina Valfura, Italy with Peter Struger taking the overall crown, Alexander Koll in second and Matthias Lanzinger third. Swiss […]

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Austrians Fenninger, Stuger win Europa Cup titles

By Pete Rugh

Austrians Anna Fenninger and Peter Stuger officially earned the Europa Cup overall titles Saturday following the final speed races of the season in Santa Caterina Valfurva, Italy.

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Lenzerheide notebook: Kirsten Clark to retire

By Pete Rugh

With World Cup Finals comes the R word. Retirement is likely to claim a number of tour veterans.

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NorAm Finals: Kelley, Ludlow go 1-2 in women's GS

By Pete Rugh

Jessica Kelley and Libby Ludlow finished 1-2 on Friday in a snowy giant slalom at NorAm Finals as U.S. skiers filled eight of the top 10 places.

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Chevrolet J3 R/C JOs: Coffey grabs GS win

By Pete Rugh

Skiing on her hometown hill, Joanna Coffey of the Aspen Valley Ski and Snowboard Club won the girls giant slalom of the Rocky/Central J3 Junior Olympics in commanding style Friday at Aspen Highlands. 

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