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Kitzbuehel, Austria • Only five-time overall champion Marcel Hirscher prevented Dave Ryding from becoming the first British skier to win a World Cup race on Sunday. The Austrian used a stunning second run to win the slalom of the classic …

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  • United States’ Lindsey Vonn gets to the finish area after completing an alpine ski, women’s World Cup super-G, in Garmisch-Panterkirchen, Germany, Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Marco Tacca) Winter sports: A day after downhill win, Vonn struggles to 9th in super-G
    A day after winning a downhill, Lindsey Vonn discovered how far she has to go to regain her dominance in super-G as she returns from two major injurie...
    Updated Jan 22 2017 10:15 pm   |     |   Share
  • Nathan Chen performs during the men’s free skate competition at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) Figure skating: Salt Lake City’s Nathan Chen shatters records en route to national title
    Kansas City, Mo. • Nathan Chen stood on the top step of the podium and stifled a smile as U.S. Figure Skating president Samuel Auxier, preparing to dr...
    Updated Jan 22 2017 10:41 pm   |     |   Share
  • First-place finishers Rosina Mancari, left, and teammate Lindsey Jacobellis, of the United States celebrate their victory after the U.S. Grand Prix women’s team snowboardcross World Cup event Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017, in Solitude, Utah. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer) Winter sports: Snowboardcross stars relish competing at home, but frustrated at being cut by X Games
    Solitude • The phone call came early last summer and the voice on the other line was not there to deliver any sort of good news. Once Lindsey Jacobell...
    Updated Jan 22 2017 08:06 pm   |     |   Share
  • Angela Wang performs during the women’s free skate competition at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) Figure skating: Karen Chen holds off 3-time champ Ashley Wagner to win US championship
    Kansas City, Mo. • Karen Chen put together a stirring performance filled with explosive jumps and sharp landings to edge three-time champion Ashley Wa...
    Updated Jan 21 2017 09:33 pm   |     |   Share


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  • Christopher Kamrani | Salt Lake Tribune  Americans Alex Deibold and Lindsey Jacobellis celebrate their bronze medals at the 2017 U.S. Grand Prix World Cup at Solitude Mountain Resort Saturday afternoon. Winter sports: Lindsey Jacobellis, Alex Deibold earn bronze in wild World Cup boardercross finals
    Solitude • The unrelenting snow swirled at the base of Solitude Mountain Resort on Saturday afternoon. As the flurries kept smacking her in the face, ...
    Updated Jan 21 2017 10:30 pm   |     |   Share
  • United States’ Lindsey Vonn celebrates after completing an alpine ski, women’s World Cup downhill, in Garmisch-Panterkirchen, Germany, Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Marco Tacca) Winter sports: Lindsey Vonn wins downhill in second race back from knee injury
    Lindsey Vonn is back on top in just the second race of her comeback from a knee injury and a broken arm. The American edged defending overall World Cu...
    Updated Jan 21 2017 04:18 pm   |     |   Share
  • Maia Shibutani and Alex Shibutani perform during the short dance competition at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) Figure skating: Salt Lake’s Nathan Chen dominates men’s short program, out to nearly unbeateable lead at U.S. nationals
    Kansas City, Mo. • Hyped as the future of men’s skating, Nathan Chen put the sport on notice that his time is now. Chen dazzled and dominated as he st...
    Updated Jan 21 2017 06:05 pm   |     |   Share
  • David Duncan, of Canada, competes during qualifications in a U.S. Grand Prix men’s freestyle skicross event Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, in Solitude, Utah. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer) Winter sports: Canadians David Duncan, Marielle Thompson dominate in World Cup skicross event at Solitude
    Solitude • David Duncan loitered around the finish line Friday afternoon surrounded by coaches, teammates and staff in familiar Canadian black-and-red...
    Updated Jan 20 2017 11:10 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Snowboardcross athlete Nate Holland poses for a portrait during the Team USA Media Summit at the Canyons Grand Summit Hotel Wednesday October 2, 2013. Winter sports: At 38, snowboardcross legend Nate Holland still chasing more
    Solitude • It was on a chairlift in Aspen, Colo., 14 years ago that Nate Holland, then of the shoulder-length black-and-blue dyed mane, told his futur...
    Updated Jan 20 2017 12:32 pm   |     |   Share
  • Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby adjusts his mask after Pittsburgh Penguins’ Phil Kessel scored during the second period of Game 6 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Eastern Conference semifinals, Tuesday, May 10, 2016 in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar) Hockey: Goaltenders work with with new, tighter pants
    St. Louis • On Monday, the NHL sent out a memo to teams and goaltenders that by Feb. 4, each goalie must be wearing the league’s new streamlined pants...
    Updated Jan 19 2017 05:06 pm   |     |   Share
  • Figure skating: U.S. Skating prez says Russia should be banned from Olympics
    Kansas City, Mo. • U.S. Figure Skating President Sam Auxier said Thursday that Russia should be banned from the 2018 Olympics because of accusations o...
    Updated Jan 19 2017 04:57 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) World Cup skiing: Park City’s Ted Ligety set to undergo season-ending back surgery
    The injury bug just won’t let loose of Ted Ligety. The two-time Olympic gold medalist alpine skier from Park City took to his Facebook page Monday nig...
    Updated Jan 16 2017 08:53 pm   |     |   Share
  • United States’ Lindsey Vonn competes during an alpine ski, women’s World Cup downhill in Altenmarkt-Zauchensee, Austria, Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati) Winter sports: American Lindsey Vonn finishes 13th in downhill in return from injury
    Altenmarkt-Zauchensee, Austria • Racing for the first time in 322 days, Lindsey Vonn had to settle for 13th place Sunday in an unusual women’s World C...
    Updated Jan 15 2017 06:29 pm   |     |   Share
  • United States’ Lindsey Vonn smiles during a news conference in Altenmarkt-Zauchensee, Austria, Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta) Skiing: Lindsey Vonn to take ‘lot of risk’ with broken arm
    Altenmarkt-Zauchensee, Austria • Lindsey Vonn is taking “a lot of risk of doing more damage” to her right arm when she returns to World Cup skiing thi...
    Updated Jan 12 2017 07:00 pm   |     |   Share
  • Mikaela Shiffrin, the winner, of the United States, reacts at finish line during an alpine ski, women’s World Cup slalom in Maribor, Slovenia, Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati) Shiffrin wins WCup slalom despire skiing over broken gate
    Maribor, Slovenia • Olympic champion Mikaela Shiffrin won a women’s World Cup slalom Sunday despite skiing over a gate that was rolling down the cours...
    Updated Jan 08 2017 05:27 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Steve Griffin / The Salt Lake Tribune)    Jessica Kooreman, center, sits in second place during the 1,000 short-track finals event at the final day of the 2017 U.S. Speedskating Championships at the Utah Olympic Oval in Kearns, Utah Sunday January 8, 2017. John-Henry Krueger won the event. Jessica Kooreman went on to claim victory in the event. Speedskating: Mantia, Bergsma dominate U.S. Championships at Olympic Oval
    Kearns • A handful of American long-track speedskaters were sprawled out on the third floor of the Utah Olympic Oval early Sunday morning. Stretching ...
    Updated Jan 09 2017 11:00 am   |     |   Share
  • First-place finisher Mia Manganello, center, second-place finisher Paige Schwartzburg, left, and third-place finisher Petra Acker stand on the podium after competing in the women’s 1,500 meters U.S. long track speedskating championship at Utah Olympic Oval, Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017, in Kearns, Utah. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer) Speedskating: Mia Manganello wins two events at U.S. national championships in Kearns
    Mia Manganello doesn’t like to use the phrase “burned out,” but that’s what she was when she quit speed skating in 2010. She’d missed out on qualifyin...
    Updated Jan 07 2017 09:15 pm   |     |   Share
  • Nathan Chen of the U.S competes in the Men Free Skating Program during ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final in Marseille, southern France, Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena) Figure skating: Salt Lake City’s Nathan Chen mounting bid to become America’s next skating star
    Before the 17-year-old was labeled the future king of American figure skating, he was just another tyke trying to keep up with his older brothers. Nat...
    Updated Jan 20 2017 10:16 pm   |     |   Share
  • Speedskating: Mia Manganello, Heather Bergsma big winners in Day 1 of U.S. Championships
    Mia Manganello decided to go against the grain. Her race strategy in Friday’s women’s 3,000-meter final of the U.S. Speedskating Championships ran cou...
    Updated Jan 06 2017 09:08 pm   |     |   Share
  • Heather Bergsma, of the United States, skates to third during the women’s 500 meters at the World Cup speedskating event in Calgary, Alberta, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015. (Lyle Aspinall/The Canadian Press via AP) Speedskating: Long-track World Cup leader Heather Bergsma not slowing down
    Heather Bergsma may have the rest of the world staring up at her, but whenever she might feel a bit comfortable with the World Cup cushion she’s culti...
    Updated Jan 05 2017 09:28 pm   |     |   Share
  • Italy’s Manfred Moelgg reacts at finish line after winning an alpine ski, men’s World Cup slalom in Zagreb, Croatia, Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta) Skiing: Moelgg defies strong winds in men’s slalom to claim 1st World Cup win in 8 years
    Zagreb, Croatia • As soon as Italian veteran Manfred Moelgg crossed the line at a men’s World Cup night slalom on Thursday, Alberto Tomba pumped his f...
    Updated Jan 05 2017 07:54 pm   |     |   Share
  • (FILE - In this Feb. 20, 2016, file photo, Lindsey Vonn, of the United States, celebrates after placing second at a women’s Alpine ski downhill race in La Thuile, Italy. The Alpine director of the U.S. ski team says Vonn could make her World Cup return in Austria next week, two months after undergoing surgery on a broken arm.  Patrick Riml tells The Associated Press)   that Vonn has resumed ski training in Colorado this week and that she plans to travel to Europe at the weekend.  (AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati, File) Winter sports: Lindsey Vonn could return to World Cup competition next week
    Zagreb, Croatia • Lindsey Vonn could make her World Cup return in Austria next week, two months after undergoing surgery on a broken arm. The Alpine d...
    Updated Jan 04 2017 10:13 pm   |     |   Share
  • From left, second placed Petra Vlhova, from Slovakia, fellow-countrywoman Veronika Velez Zuzulova, the winner, and third placed Sarka Strachova, of the Czech Republic, celebrate after an alpine ski, women’s World Cup slalom in Zagreb, Croatia, Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta) Skiing: Shiffrin misses women’s World Cup slalom record; Velez Zuzulova wins race
    Zagreb, Croatia • Mikaela Shiffrin’s seven-race winning streak in women’s World Cup slaloms came to end Tuesday, leaving the American one short of the...
    Updated Jan 03 2017 08:09 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE - This is a Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016  file photo of France’s Alexis Pinturault wearing a Shred helmet  crosses the finish line of an alpine ski, men’s World Cup combined in Santa Caterina, Italy. Ten years after founding Shred _ the ski helmet, eyewear and accessory company known for its 1980s-style fluorescent colors and designs Ted Ligety the Olympic and two-time world champion in giant slalom  has been watching as a proud spectator lately. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati, File) Winter sports: Ligety finds a new way to win — by sponsoring his rivals
    Santa Caterina Valfurva, Italy • Slowed by injuries, Ted Ligety is finding a new way to win. By sponsoring some of his biggest rivals. Ten years after...
    Updated Dec 30 2016 08:48 pm   |     |   Share