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Pyeongchang, South Korea • Nathan Chen became the first man in history to land five quadruple jumps in a single performance at an ISU championship event to win the Four Continents on Sunday. The American champion, 17, set international-best scores …

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  • Mikaela Shiffrin, of the U.S.A., celebrates her gold medal in the women’s slalom at the alpine skiing World Championships in St. Moritz, Switzerland, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati) Winter sports: Shiffrin crushes rivals for 3rd straight slalom world title
    St. Moritz, Switzerland • Mikaela Shiffrin was in a world of her own on Saturday, extending her unbeaten record in slalom gold medal events. The 2014 ...
    Updated Feb 18 2017 05:33 pm   |     |   Share
  • Nathan Chen of the United States competes in the Men Short Program at the ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships in Gangneung, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon) Figure skating: Salt Lake City’s Nathan Chen leads at Winter Olympic test event
    Pyeongchang, South Korea • Salt Lake City’s Nathan Chen took first place Friday in the men’s short program at the Four Continents, a test event for th...
    Updated Feb 17 2017 10:42 pm   |     |   Share
  • Gold medalist Tessa Worley of France celebrates on the podium during the flower ceremony after the women’s Giant Slalom race at the 2017 Alpine Skiing World Championships in St. Moritz, Switzerland, Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017. (Gian Ehrenzeller/Keystone via AP) Skiing: Worley regains women’s giant slalom title at worlds; Shiffrin 2nd
    St. Mortiz, Switzerland • Tessa Worley regained her giant slalom title at the world ski championships on Thursday, holding off hard-charging Mikaela S...
    Updated Feb 16 2017 05:27 pm   |     |   Share
  • Lindsey Vonn of the United States, left, Roger Federer, Swiss tennis player, right, and his wife Mirka, center, look on during the men’s  downhill race at the 2017 FIS Alpine Skiing World Championships in St. Moritz, Switzerland, Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017. (Peter Schneider/Keystone via AP) Winter sports: Federer enjoys his 1st day at the races as Vonn, Feuz excel in downhill
    St. Moritz, Switzerland • Roger Federer picked a good day for a front-row seat to his first ski races. Switzerland’s most famous resident came to St. ...
    Updated Feb 12 2017 09:48 pm   |     |   Share


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  • ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, FEB. 12 - In this Feb. 14, 2014, file photo, Katie Uhlaender, of the United States, starts her final run during the women’s skeleton competition at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. Uhlaender finished fourth in the women’s skeleton competition at the Sochi Olympics. One of the people who beat her was a Russian slider implicated in that nation’s government-sponsored doping scandal. All Uhlaender can do now is wait and see if she’s an Olympic medalist or not. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko, File) Winter sports: Uhlaender still waiting to see if she’s a Sochi medalist
    U.S. women’s skeleton slider Katie Uhlaender has high hopes and a very realistic chance of being in Pyeongchang, South Korea, at this time next year, ...
    Updated Feb 12 2017 09:42 pm   |     |   Share
  • Gold medalist Erik Guay of Canada celebrates on the podium during the winner’s presentation after the men’s Super-G at the 2017 Alpine Skiing World Championships in St. Moritz, Switzerland, Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017. (Peter Schneider/Keystone via AP) Winter sports: Erik Guay wins super-G world title as Canada outduels Norway
    St. Moritz, Switzerland • Erik Guay led the veteran Canadians over the favored Norwegians in the super-G on Wednesday and became the oldest gold medal...
    Updated Feb 08 2017 10:39 pm   |     |   Share
  • Skiing: Kenya’s Simader on fast track to 2018 Olympic women’s downhill
    St. Moritz, Switzerland • Kenyan skier Sabrina Simader’s ambitious path to the 2018 Olympic downhill went through St. Moritz on Tuesday. The 18-year-o...
    Updated Feb 07 2017 06:09 pm   |     |   Share
  • Austria’s Nicole Schmidhofer reacts in the finish area during the women’s Super-G at the 2017 Alpine Skiing World Championships in St. Moritz, Switzerland, Tuesday, Febr. 7, 2017. (Peter Schneider/Keystone via AP) Skiing: Vonn out, Schmidhofer wins women’s super-G at worlds
    St. Moritz, Switzerland • In a surprising start to the world ski championships, Lindsey Vonn failed to finish the super-G on Tuesday and Nicole Schmid...
    Updated Feb 07 2017 06:09 pm   |     |   Share
  • Winner Marianne St-Gelais of Canada, center, celebrates during the medal ceremony besides second placed Ye Jin Kim of South Korea, left, and third placed Jamie Macdonald of Canada, right, after the women 500 meters final race at the World Cup short track speed skating championship in Dresden, eastern Germany, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer) Winter sports: Canada’s St-Gelais wins again at short track World Cup
    Dresden, Germany • Canada’s Marianne St-Gelais won the women’s 500 for her second victory of the weekend at a short track speedskating World Cup on Su...
    Updated Feb 05 2017 06:57 pm   |     |   Share
  • ADVANCE FOR USE SATURDAY, FEB. 4 - In this Dec. 3, 2016, file photo, Erin Hamlin, of the United States, competes in the women’s luge World Cup race in Lake Placid, N.Y. There’s one Olympics left for USA Luge veteran Erin Hamlin, and she’s looking very much like a contender for 2018. (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File) At 30, USA Luge’s Erin Hamlin hitting her best stride
    Retirement keeps getting closer. Erin Hamlin keeps getting better. It’s an unusual parallel, not often the case for athletes when they realize that th...
    Updated Feb 04 2017 10:15 am   |     |   Share
  • Lydia Lassila, of Australia, jumps in the women’s aerials event at the World Cup freestyle skiing meet at Deer Valley resort Friday, Feb. 3, 2017, in Park City, Utah. Lassila finished in first place. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer) Skiing: USA’s Kiley McKinnon claims second place in World Cup aerials competition at Deer Valley
    Park City • The timing couldn’t have been worse. Just a few weeks before the U.S. Ski team was set to pick its squad for the 2014 Olympic games in Soc...
    Updated Feb 03 2017 10:35 pm   |     |   Share
  • United States’ Breezy Johnson competes during an alpine ski, women’s World Cup downhill race, in Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy, Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis) Winter sports: Lindsey Vonn, Lara Gut pursue overdue gold at ski worlds
    Geneva • Their speed-race duel lit up the 2009 ski world championships, yet neither Lindsey Vonn nor Lara Gut has won a gold medal since at the two-ye...
    Updated Feb 03 2017 06:21 pm   |     |   Share
  • Morgan Schild, of the United States, reacts after competing in the women’s moguls event at the World Cup freestyle skiing competition at Deer Valley resort Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017, in Park City, Utah. Schild finished in first place. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer) Skiing: USA’s Morgan Schild claims top moguls spot at Deer Valley
    Park City • After 22 months of rehabilitation, Morgan Schild was back on the familiar course at Deer Valley Resort this week and feeling an unfortunat...
    Updated Feb 02 2017 10:19 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   USA’s Ashley Caldwell competes during the FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup at Deer Valley Resort Thursday January 8, 2015.  Caldwell won the Ladies’ Aerials competition with a score of 99.78. Winter sports: U.S. aerialists Caldwell, Bohonnon relishing their unique roles
    Ask an aerialist, and they’ll tell you they are the most invigorating but lonely few seconds. Standing atop a hill, waiting to receive that green lig...
    Updated Feb 01 2017 07:37 pm   |     |   Share
  • Winter sports: Nordic Junior World Championships coming to Soldier Hollow
    The FIS Nordic Junior World Championships are back in the United States for the first time in more than 30 years. The 2017 Junior World Championships ...
    Updated Jan 30 2017 09:36 am   |     |   Share
  • United States’ Lindsey Vonn walks with her boyfriend Kenan Smith after completing an alpine ski, women’s World Cup super-G, in Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy, Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati) Winter sports: Lindsey Vonn’s boyfriend, an NFL coach, understands her pain
    Cortina D’Ampezzo, Italy • Lindsey Vonn’s new boyfriend, an NFL coach, knows what the skier feels like when she crashes. Kenan Smith, who until recent...
    Updated Jan 29 2017 05:09 pm   |     |   Share
  • United States’s Lindsey Vonn speeds down the course during an alpine ski, women’s World Cup downhill training, in Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy, Friday, Jan. 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis) Winter sports: Vonn avoids more serious injury in downhill training crash
    Cortina D’Ampezzo, Italy • Lindsey Vonn avoided more serious injury when she fell and crashed into the safety netting during a World Cup downhill trai...
    Updated Jan 27 2017 04:36 pm   |     |   Share
  • United States’ Steven Nyman grimaces in pain as he is assisted after crashing during an alpine ski, men’s World Cup downhill race, in Garmisch Partenkirchen, Friday, Jan. 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Marco Tacca) Alpine skiing: Utahn Steven Nyman suffers season-ending knee injury in downhill crash
    The unforgiving World Cup alpine circuit has ended another Utahn’s season. Alpine skier Steven Nyman, who grew up on the slopes of Sundance Resort, su...
    Updated Jan 27 2017 04:27 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, file photo, Bobby Brown, of the United States, competes in the men’s ski slopestyle qualifying at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. Brown, who has recovered from multiple injuries sustained during competitions, will take part in the Winter X Games this weekend in Aspen, Colo. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits, file) Skiing: Meditation gave freeskier Bobby Brown another run at gold
    Aspen, Colo. • Freeskier Bobby Brown has recovered from wipeouts that have rendered him almost motionless. He’s broken his back, pelvis and both ankle...
    Updated Jan 26 2017 07:06 pm   |     |   Share
  • United States’ Stacey Cook speeds down the course during an alpine ski, women’s World Cup downhill training, in Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy, Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis) Skiing: Shiffrin makes rare super-G start in Cortina in bid for World Cup title
    Cortina D’Ampezzo, Italy • Mikaela Shiffrin is making a rare start in a speed race this weekend to protect her overall World Cup lead. A specialist in...
    Updated Jan 26 2017 06:30 pm   |     |   Share
  • Luge: Faster and bigger U.S. athletes on track for worlds in Austria
    Erin Hamlin seemed a bit taken aback this week when someone pointed out that eight years have passed since she pulled off a stunning victory at the wo...
    Updated Jan 26 2017 06:27 pm   |     |   Share
  • Italy’s Federica Brignone celebrates after winning an alpine ski, women’s World Cup giant slalom, in San Vigilio di Marebbe, Italy, Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati) Skiing: Italians Brignone and Bassino 1st and 3rd in women’s World Cup giant slalom
    San Vigilio Di Marebbe, Italy • Taking advantage of a home course, Italian skiers Federica Brignone and Marta Bassino finished first and third in a Wo...
    Updated Jan 24 2017 05:15 pm   |     |   Share
  • Norway’s Henrik Kristoffersen, center, winner of an alpine ski, men’s World Cup slalom, poses with second placed Austria’s Marcel Hirscher , left, and third placed Russia’s Alexander Khoroshilov, in Schladming, Austria, Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2017.. (AP Photo/Marco Tacca) Skiing: Kristoffersen regains slalom dominance by winning World Cup night race
    Schladming, Austria • Henrik Kristoffersen won a World Cup night slalom to regain his dominance in the discipline on Tuesday, two days after failing t...
    Updated Jan 24 2017 05:12 pm   |     |   Share
  • 5 September, 2013; World Champion Bobsled Driver Steven Holcomb poses at the Olympic Sports Complex Bobsled track near Lake Placid, N.Y. (Photo/Todd  Bissonette) Gallery: Park City gold medal bobsledder Steve Holcomb
    Images of Park City gold medalist Steve Holcomb....
    Updated Feb 03 2017 11:03 pm   |     |   Share