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Val D’isere, France • Mathieu Faivre led a fierce French challenge on first-run leader Marcel Hirscher of Austria to win a World Cup giant slalom on Sunday. Faivre secured the fastest second run to beat Hirscher, the five-time defending World …

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  • Switzerland’s Lara Gut makes her way down the course during the women’s World Cup super-G ski race at Lake Louise, Alberta, Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP) Skiing: Switzerland’s Lara Gut wins Lake Louise super-G
    Lake Louise, Alberta • Lara Gut won what the weather turned into a World Cup super-G sprint Sunday at Lake Louise. The Swiss ski star claimed a third ...
    Updated Dec 04 2016 08:06 pm   |     |   Share
  • (KRASNODAR KRAI, RUSSIA  - JANUARY 8: Sage Kotsenburg, of Park City, poses for a portrait after winning in the Men’s Slopestyle Finals at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park during the 2014 Sochi Olympic Games Saturday February 8, 2014. Kotsenburg won the gold medal with a score of 93.50.  (Photo by Chris Detrick/The Salt Lake Tribune)  ) Olympics: Will he or won’t he? Reigning gold medalist snowboarder Sage Kotsenburg is just going with the snow
    Perched alongside the longest fjord in the country, in the shadow of the always-frosted mountaintops in northern Iceland is the town of Akureyri. It’s...
    Updated Dec 03 2016 10:23 pm   |     |   Share
  • Mikaela Shiffrin, of the United States, takes her second run on the way to winning the women’s FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup slalom race, Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016, in Killington, Vt. (AP Photo/Mike Groll) Skiing: Mikaela Shiffrin wins World Cup slalom in Vermont
    Killington, Vt. • Mikaela Shiffrin woke up this morning all nervous and edgy. By the end of the afternoon, it was hard to wonder why. With her 95-year...
    Updated Nov 27 2016 10:00 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)     Elise Christie of the United Kingdom broke the world record in the Women’s 500m with a time of 42.335 in the quarter-final race at the World Cup Short Track race at the Utah Olympic Oval, Sunday, November 13, 2016. Christie would later fall in the final of the 500m. Speedskating: Reutter a bright spot for U.S. in World Cup stop at Utah Olympic Oval
    Kearns • Katherine Reutter was in middle of answering a question of how the inexperienced U.S. short-track speedskating team can close the gap on the ...
    Updated Nov 14 2016 11:27 am   |     |   Share


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  • First placed Austria’s Marcel Hirscher poses for a photo with a reindeer at the end of an alpine skiing men’s World Cup slalom, in Levi, Finland, Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016. (AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati) Skiing: Hirscher leads Matt for Austrian 1-2 finish at WCup slalom
    Levi, Finland • It took Austria’s Marcel Hirscher just two races to get back to where he finished each of the past five seasons — on top of the men’s ...
    Updated Nov 13 2016 09:27 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    John-Henry Krueger celebrates his 3rd place finish in the World Cup 1500 M finals, at the Olympic Oval in Kearns, Saturday, November 12, 2016. Speedskating: John-Henry Krueger capitalizes in hectic 1,500-meter final to earn bronze
    Kearns • Before John-Henry Krueger toed his blades to the starting line on the ice inside the Utah Olympic Oval Saturday evening, he jogged casual lap...
    Updated Nov 12 2016 10:23 pm   |     |   Share
  • Mikaela Shiffrin of the United States competes during the first run of an alpine skiing women’s World Cup slalom, in Levi, Finland, Saturday Nov. 12, 2016. (AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati) Winer sports: American Olympic champ Mikaela Shiffrin wins WCup slalom opener
    Levi, Finland • Even with less pre-season slalom training than usual, American skier Mikaela Shiffrin keeps dominating her favorite discipline. The Ol...
    Updated Nov 12 2016 03:45 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2016, file photo, Lindsey Vonn, of the United States, celebrates in the finish area after winning an alpine ski, women’s World Cup downhill, in Altenmarkt-Zauchensee, Austria. Vonn underwent surgery to fix a broken right arm after a crash while training on the slopes in Copper Mountain, Colorado. The four-time overall World Cup champion said the wipeout happened Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016, and had surgery that night in Vail.  (AP Photo/Pier Marco Tacca, File) Skier Vonn breaks arm in training crash
    Another bout of bad luck has struck Lindsey Vonn. On Thursday, the two-time Olympic medalist alpine skier suffered a fractured humerus bone in her rig...
    Updated Nov 11 2016 07:25 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2010, file photo, USA’s Katherine Reutter reacts on the ice after winning the silver medal for the women’s 1000m short track skating competition at the Vancouver 2010 Olympics in Vancouver, British Columbia.. Reutter remembers exactly where she was when she didn’t feel pain coursing through her body from simply standing up. Now, more than three years after she retired from speedskating because of myriad injuries, the two-time Olympic short track medalist has returned to the ice.  (AP Photo/Amy Sancetta, File) Speedskating: Olympic medalist Katherine Reutter thriving in comeback after five years off the ice
    Katherine Reutter pressed her blades down against the ice in Calgary last weekend, taking each left turn with a smile on her face. Ask Reutter what ma...
    Updated Nov 10 2016 09:19 pm   |     |   Share
  • Austria’s Eva-Maria Brem celebrates after winning an alpine ski World Cup women’s giant slalom, in Jasna, Slovakia, Monday, March 7, 2016. (AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati) Skiing: World Cup GS champion Brem out for season with broken leg
    Vienna • World Cup giant slalom champion Eva-Maria Brem was ruled out for the rest of the season after breaking her lower left leg in a training crash...
    Updated Nov 04 2016 09:57 pm   |     |   Share
  • Ted Ligety, of the United States, competes during the first run of an alpine ski, men’s World Cup giant slalom, in Soelden, Austria, Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati) Skiing: Returning from injury, Ligety happy with fifth in GS opener
    Soelden, Austria • For once, Park City’s Ted Ligety could live with finishing fifth in an event he had won four times in the previous five years. At ...
    Updated Oct 23 2016 04:20 pm   |     |   Share
  • Lara Gut, center, winner of an alpine ski, women’s World Cup giant slalom, celebrates on the podium with second placed Mikaela Shiffrin, left, and third placed Marta Bassino,  in Soelden, Austria, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati) Winter sports: Overall champion Gut beats Shiffrin to win season-opening GS
    Soelden, Austria • Lara Gut got the defense of her overall World Cup title off to a shining start on Saturday. The first women’s champion from Switzer...
    Updated Oct 22 2016 07:00 pm   |     |   Share
  • Speedskating: With Bowe sidelined, Bergsma, Davis headline U.S. long-track team
    U.S. Speedskating announced its roster for the upcoming long track World Cup circuit on Tuesday, and there are plenty of familiar names leading the wa...
    Updated Oct 18 2016 04:33 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Competitors race in the 1,500-meter short-track speedskating finals at Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Sochi Olympic Games Monday February 10, 2014. Charles Hamelin of Canada won the gold medal. (Photo by Chris Detrick/The Salt Lake Tribune)  ) Speedskating: Celski, Reutter highlight U.S. short-track World Cup squad
    One of the final steps toward the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, begins this World Cup season. On Monday afternoon, U.S. Speedskati...
    Updated Oct 03 2016 08:17 pm   |     |   Share
  • (J.R. Celski, of Salt Lake City, skates off of the ice after finishing the 1,500-meter short-track speedskating finals at Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Sochi Olympic Games Monday February 10, 2014. Celski finished in fourth place with a time of 2:15.624, 0.639 behind gold medalist Charles Hamelin of Canada. (Photo by Chris Detrick/The Salt Lake Tribune)  ) Winter sports: Speedskating: After two injury-plagued years, Olympic medalist J.R. Celski has PyeongChang in his sights
    Kearns • Though in a walking boot and on crutches, Anthony Barthell decided to go ahead and attend the speedskating camp in Moncton, Canada, he had be...
    Updated Oct 03 2016 06:02 pm   |     |   Share
  • Skiing: Super-G world champion Reichelt out after back surgery
    Innsbruck, Austria • The Austrian ski federation says super-G world champion Hannes Reichelt is out indefinitely after undergoing back surgery. The fe...
    Updated Sep 18 2016 04:06 pm   |     |   Share
  • Winter sports: U.S. International Figure Skating Classic returns to Salt Lake
    Figure skaters from 16 countries converge on Salt Lake City this week as the 2016 U.S. International Classic Figure Skating competition kicks off at t...
    Updated Sep 15 2016 03:27 pm   |     |   Share