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Winter sports: Ted Ligety, Bode Miller ski out during World Cup giant slalom race

First Published Jan 11 2014 08:44 pm • Last Updated Jan 16 2014 08:35 pm

Adelboden, Switzerland • Defending champion Ted Ligety and Bode Miller skied out of their runs on the bumpy course of the World Cup giant slalom race won by Felix Neureuther of Germany on Saturday.

Ligety, third after the first run, was poised to take the lead but skied out after hitting a bumpy patch midway down the second run.

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Miller skied out during the first run, losing his balance on softening snow and 43-degree temperatures.

Women’s downhill

Altenmarkt-Zauchensee, Austria • Elisabeth Goergl beat Anna Fenninger for an Austrian 1-2 finish at a women’s World Cup downhill, ending a two-year drought for the ski-mad nation in the sport’s fastest discipline.

With five-time downhill champion Lindsey Vonn out for the season because of her right knee injury, Julia Mancuso was the fastest American.

Mancuso trailed Goergl by 1.39 in 13th for her best result of the Olympic season.

Figure skating


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Boston • Defending Olympic silver medalists Meryl Davis and Charlie White earned their sixth straight national ice dance title at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships on Saturday.

They finished with 200.19 points for a cushion of almost 20 points over the second-place team of Madison Chock and Evan Bates.

Salt Lake City’s Angela Wang finished 15th in the senior women’s division Friday night, enduring the worst performance of her career at nationals, where she had finished eighth and ninth the past two years.

The 17-year-old former Wasatch Junior High School student scored 148.93 points, far below her personal-best of 162.65 set at a Junior Grand Prix event in Croatia in 2012.



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